Every city is known for something, a fact that travel website Atlas Obscura has—ahem—capitalized on by creating a map of the world’s most unusual capitals. Some of the oddest titles may be enough to convince you to bring an event to these cities.
This border town’s claim as “leap year capital of the world” is tenuous at best, but it may inspire you to grasp onto unusual titles to forge an identity.
This popular Spanish destination is the capital of pickpockets, making it a prime spot to encourage teambuilding to fend off unknown dangers.
If there were a vampire hunters’ association, it would meet in this garlic capital. In reality, this is a foodie’s dream, complete with its own famous garlic festival.
You’re probably thinking cheese, but the NFL Packers’ home is also the capital of toilet paper—perhaps a great metaphor to push attendees to clean up their act.
The world capital of barbed wire is a good reminder to make sure your attendees feel as safe at your event as they do at home.
Canada’s capital is also the champion of infidelity. Singles conferences may want to check out this scene.
Attendees would be clawing to check out the F&B at this world capital of lobster. Lobster rolls and lobster mac and cheese, anyone?