November 12-14, 2014 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

About Rio de Janeiro

A cosmopolitan metropolis, known worldwide for its scenic beauty and its natural resources, the City of Rio de Janeiro provides a harmonious and agreeable environment for its inhabitants and visitors, for both leisure and work, which combined with its infrastructure, makes the city an important center for commerce and services, with the advantage of a modern and diversified industrial sector. The City of Rio de Janeiro is ranked among the top destinations in the world in reception for cultural, commercial, technical and scientific events - fairs, symposia, congresses, conventions and exhibitions. Its exuberant natural resources include 90 km of beaches, the Tijuca National Park, which includes the largest urban forest in the world, with 3,200 hectares of Atlantic Forest, the State Parks of Pedra Branca, Desengano and Chacrinha, covering an area of 48.500 hectares, and the Rodrigo de Freitas, Jacarepaguá, Camorim, Tijuca and Marapendi lakes and lagoons. Rio receives annually more than 2 million foreign tourists, which makes it the most visited city in Brazil. (Photo and text extracted from Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau website.)

For more information, please visit the Rio Guide Magazine produced by the City of Rio de Janeiro Tourism Authority.