1. Scientific heritage and history

Lviv region is 3rd in the number of scientific [cml_media_alt id='3532']ArticleImages_1567_Lviv008[/cml_media_alt]organizations in Ukraine. American journal “R&D Magazine” put the inventions of Lviv’s scientists together with inventions of NASA to the rating “Top 100 best developments in the world”. KPMG recognized Lviv as a top emerging IT-BPO destination in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Innovations Cities Index lists Lviv as one of the most innovative cities in the world in 2014.

Kerosene was invented here, the first effective vaccine in the world for the typhus epidemic was discovered here. Around 40 research and development institutes and scientific-research design institutes are situated in Lviv.

2. Infrastructure

The newly constructed Danylo Halytskyi International Airport, which is only 7 [cml_media_alt id='3533']summer photo (4)[/cml_media_alt]km from the city center, makes air travel easy. There are daily flights from Lviv to Kyiv, Warsaw, Vienna, Munich and Istanbul. There are more than 70 hotels, 39 of which are 3-5 stars. Total guest room capacity in 4 & 5 star hotels is 700 rooms. There is a range of conference halls with the largest of which accommodates 1,500 people. Lviv boasts unique venues for your MICE event, including lots of historical buildings.

3. Price and value

[cml_media_alt id='3539']coffee0[/cml_media_alt]You will be surprised how far your budget will stretch in Lviv. Services will be of European level but for Ukrainian prices. You can have fine dinner in a nice restaurant just for 10 euro.

Lviv is one of the least expensive major cities in the world. According to online flight search Momondo, Lviv is one of the best budget destinations in 2017.

4. Europe’s Last Hidden Gem

[cml_media_alt id='3531']DYB_3383[/cml_media_alt]It’s a new destination for holding international MICE events in Eastern Europe. Unique travel options for fun and adventure. 

2.6 mln of tourists visited Lviv in 2016. It’s a place to return to: 83 per cent of foreign tourists want to come back to Lviv. 85.5 per cent of foreign tourists feel totally safe in Lviv. Lonely Planet Lists Lviv as one of Europe’s 10 Best in 2016.

5. Young and educated city

[cml_media_alt id='3530']_DYB9453[/cml_media_alt]Each 5th citizen of Lviv is a student. Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (1661) is one of the oldest universities in Central Europe and the first university in Ukraine. Educational institutions of Lviv are in the top ratings of the most recognized educational institutions in Ukraine. There are 33 institutions of higher education which gives Lviv its reputation of a city with high level of education.