Because the BCEC is flexible, customer-friendly, and the most technologically advanced convention facility in the world, it has attracted numerous international events. It's also the largest convention center in the Northeast, located on Boston's famous waterfront just 8 minutes from Logan International Airport.
Boston is a top-ranked destination for international meetings & events due to its unmatched accessibility and state-of-the-art convention facilities.
2010 Top US Destination according to ICCA
For the third consecutive year, Boston has been named the top US destination for International Association Meetings by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). In 2010, Boston and Cambridge hosted a record of 43 international meetings.
2011 GOLD Certified by AIPC
The International Association of Congress Centers (AIPC) based in Brussels has GOLD certified the BCEC following a thorough performance audit. Our two convention centers are now among only 15 such facilities in the world to receive this designation.
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