Who we are

The Centro Congressi al Duomo – Florence is a reality deeply rooted in the cultural context of the city since 1975; it is an affiliate member of UNWTO, and a seat of practical application of the Life Beyond Tourism® movement.

It founded and supports since 1991 the Romualdo Del Bianco® Foundation devoted to research on themes, #Travel, #Planet Earth, and #Cultural Intercultural Dialogue, practically applied on territory.

The company is certified in accordance with ISO 9001: 2015 and has adopted the model of Legislative Decree 231/2001 (Code of Ethics and General Part).

All the staff is trained to welcome our guests in the spirit of Life Beyond Tourism® according to the international quality standards of Accessible Hospitality and according to the Certification  Life Beyond Tourism® for intercultural Dialogue. It has an average of 800 hours of training per year on topics related to welcoming and reception, communication, social marketing and current legislation (SGSL Legislative Decree 81/08, Privacy, Quality Management System ISO 9001: 2015).


Auditorium al Duomo
Multifunctional space, local public show, strategically located just steps from the Duomo and S. M. Novella Railway Station. Particularly suitable for events, congresses, exhibitions and concerts with various capitals up to 500 people. The “A. Tomasewski Amphitheater” hosts up to 300 people, an excellent 30-square-meter stage with a grand piano. The Auditorium at the Duomo has seen among its celebrated guests M. Rostropovich, G. Kuhn, G. Nichols, R. Panerai, D. Kotlinski, P. Poli, S. Lombardi and others. Foyer and Caffè Astra at the Duomo host art exhibitions in a central, welcoming and high-visibility spot that through art becomes a meeting point and exchange of culture.

The Auditorium al Duomo has hosted guests such as M. Rostropovich, G. Kuhn, G. Nichols, R. Panerai, D. Kotlinski, P. Poli, S. Lombardi etc.
Many international art exhibits take place in the Foyer and in the Caffè Astra al Duomo – this friendly central location, with a high visibility, is a point of meeting and exchange through art between cultures.

Palazzo Coppini
Palazzo Coppini dates back to the sixteenth century and is located in Via del Giglio, in a strategic position close to S. M. Novella railway station and Auditorium al Duomo. It is seat of the Fondazione Del Bianco Museum, has been completely renovated and now includes 7 halls accommodating a total of up to 150 people, as well as exhibition spaces and welcome areas. Institutions, organizations, associations and companies are welcome to make use of Palazzo Coppini’s rooms and facilities as a venue for their events

Open space, located in Viale Guidoni 103, is a 1,000 square metres space with a post-industrial look, modular and malleable for every need ideal for meetings, parties, fairs, cultural events, seminars and workshops. The space lends itself beautifully even for fashion shows, exhibitions and as a laboratory for creativity and self-expression.
ICLAB is the place of experimentation for creative youth, a space in which research, education and creativity come together.



Meet the World in Florence!

Get the most from your events in Florence: meetings, BtoB, BtoC, events, incentives, company presentations, all this only 2 hours and 30’ away from most European destination.




Bring your students to Florence for a full immersion educational training in our campus!

We have all what you need: art, culture, lifestyle; Florence is a perfect location to settle a winter/summer camp for international institutions. We provide all what you need to realize it, from accommodation…to campus!




Make your art exhibition in Florence!

Get the most from your exhibition. Make your artworks be visible to international public. Florence is just 2h30’ away from most European destinations.