by Michael C. Lowe | May 01, 2015

Meeting Hotels: Major properties include the 1,014-room Wynn Macau, 582-room MGM Macau, 408-room Sofitel Hotel at Ponte 16 and 213-room Mandarin Oriental Macau.

In the Cotai area, hotels include the 3,896-room Sheraton Macau Hotel, Cotai Central; 2,874-room Venetian Macau; 1,500-room Galaxy Hotel; 791-room Grand Hyatt Macau; 636-room Conrad Hotel Cotai Central; 488-room Hotel Okura; 360-room Four Seasons Hotel Macau, and 256-room Banyan Tree Macau.

To find and compare hotels, and send RFPs, visit mcvenues.com.

Convention Center: Macau Convention Center; exhibit space, 54,788 square feet; meeting rooms, 4; (853) 2885 0168

Macau Tower Convention & Exhibition Center; exhibit space, 20,000 square feet; meeting rooms, 16; (853) 2893-3339

Airport Transit: Macau International Airport, about 5 miles south of downtown Macau and 1 mile north of the Cotai Strip. Transfer cost by taxi, about $10 to $20 to both downtown and the Cotai Strip. All major hotels provide a pickup service.

Hong Kong International Airport, accessible via ferry, about an hour from the airport to either downtown Macau or Taipa. Transfer cost by TurboJET to Macau, $32 one way; transfer cost to Taipa by Cotai Strip CotaiJet, $21 one way

Taxes: Service charge, 10%; local tourism tax, 5%; total tax on hotel rooms, 15%

Group Venue: The Macau Cultural Center has two museums, an outdoor plaza and more. The Grand Auditorium seats 1,114, a conference room hosts 200 theater-style or 100 for a banquet. (853) 8797-7301

Contact: Macau Government Tourist Office, (310) 649-7719