Welcome to Azerbaijan! The Land of Fire and the Pearl of the Caucasus, a land where eastern colors combine magnificently with western progress. Azerbaijan is a country of unique nature, unmatched culture, centuries of history with its customs and traditions.
Azerbaijan, as the largest country in the South Caucasus is geographically located at the crossroads of transport routes between East and West. However, only a geographical location is not enough to contribute to unification of the East and West. The successful policy implemented in the country during many years has played an important role in increasing of strategic importance of the country.
Hosting World Net Summit will be a natural continuation of our proven track record in delivering large-scale International events, such as the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012,the first ever European Games in 2015, and the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which first staged in 2016 and is to be organized annually through 2025
Baku, the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the largest city in the Caucasus with ancient history, natural and geographical conditions, abundant surface and underground resources, favorable climate, international transportation centers, modern and strong infrastructure and developed economy becomes one of the most beautiful capital cities of the region with its considerable strategic importance, as well as urban culture, modernity and beauty.
A lot of Baku´s visitors come here for business reasons, often in connection with the oil industry. This means that the city caters fantastically well for visitors on expense accounts, with a number of very modern international standard, top class hotels and restaurants. And business visitors who take a little time-out find themselves in a fascinating city with its hypnotizing architecture and a thriving night life.