Standing in the Bay of Biscay, a little over 30 minutes from France and 45 minutes from Bilbao, San Sebastian is famous the world over for its cuisine and its chefs, who hold a joint total of 16 Michelin stars, what becomes San Sebastian in one of the cities with more stars per square meter all over the world. A stroll through its streets will take you to remnants of the glorious Belle époque, where architecture and culture merge as one. San Sebastian is also home to well-known cultural events like The International Film Festival and The International Jazz Festival.

The Venue, Kursaal Congress Center

The conference venue, the Kursaal Conference Centre looks out over one of the 3 beaches surrounding San Sebastian and is the work of the celebrated architect Rafael Moneo (Pritzker Award-winner in 1996), earning him the Mies van der Rohe Architecture Award, bestowed by the European Union