Delegate Information

If you are a registered Convergence delegate, below are some key logistical details to assist with your planning and onsite experience:

  • Event Venue
  • Conference Map
  • Onsite Registration Hours
  • Shuttle Schedule
  • Parking
  • Taxis
  • Cloakroom & Luggage Store
  • Meals & Refreshments
  • Barcelona Information
  • Evening Events: Convergence Experience Center Reception

For more details and information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.

You will receive a printed conference guide when you check-in onsite at Registration. This will include the full agenda information, session abstracts and additional logistical details.You may also download the full Conference Guide for a sneak peak at the details

Event Venue

Convergence sessions and activities are located at:

Hall 8
North Entrance
Fira de Barcelona Gran Via
Carrer del Foc (Foc Street)
08034
Barcelona

Conference Map

A map of the venue and Convergence activities is available for download.

Onsite Registration Hours

Registration & Information are located on the Ground Floor of Hall 8 (8.0), North Entrance:

Sunday, 3 November from 15:00-20:00
Monday, 4 November from 08:00-19:30
Tuesday, 5 November from 08:00-20:00
Wednesday, 6 November from 08:00-17:00

Shuttle Schedule

There are no shuttle services provided between hotels and the venue. There will be a complimentary shuttle service from the EUROPA-FIRA metro station and the venue which will depart approximately every 15 minutes.

The service will commence 15 minutes before registration opening, and will end 15 minutes before the first session starts. EUROPA-FIRA station is near to many of the hotels in the vicinity of FIRA Gran Via.

Sunday, 3 November

15:00 – 19:00 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance

Monday, 4 November

07:45 – 12:15 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance
18:30 – 19:30 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance

Tuesday, 5 November

07:45 – 09:15 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance
17:45 – 20:30 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance

Wednesday, 6 November

07:45 – 09:15 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance
16:30 – 17:30 Continuous shuttle service between EUROPA-FIRA and Fira Gran Via, North Entrance

Parking at the Fira Gran Via

The nearest parking facility is Car Park F, opposite the main entrance of Hall 8, FIRA North Entrance. Opening times are from 06:00 to 21:00 during event days (4-6 November). The cost for parking is €2.90 per hour.

Taxis to the Fira Gran Via

If you are arriving by taxi, please ensure that the taxi takes you to Hall 8, NORTH ENTRANCE on Carrer del Foc (Foc Street). If your taxi drops you at the South Entrance, there is a 15 minute walk to the North Entrance, Hall 8.

Cloakroom & Luggage Store

For your travel convenience we have a complimentary cloakroom available each day of the conference, located next to Registration on Level 8.0. You will only be able to leave items once you have your event pass. Please be sure to pick up your items each day prior to closing. Items not claimed each day during Convergence will be held by the FIRA Gran Via security; you may pick up your item the next day. Please note: Convergence is not responsible for items damaged, lost or stolen.

Hours of operation are below:

Monday, 4 November from 08:00-19:30
Tuesday, 5 November from 08:00-20:00
Wednesday, 6 November from 08:00-17:00

Meals

Lunch and will be served on Level 8.1 of FIRA Gran Via. You must have your conference badge visible for entry. If you have pre-ordered a Kosher, Halal or other specific dietary meal you may pick it up at the designated special dietary requirements buffet station which is located on the left hand side of the Lunch Area in Hall 8.1. Vegetarian options are available on all buffets. Meal times are listed within the Conference Guide or on the Agenda page.

Barcelona Information

Check out all that Barcelona has to offer... visit the Information Desk in Hall 8.0. The desk will be staffed by members of the Barcelona Tourism Bureau who can provide local information, maps and restaurant recommendations as well as discounted Metro tickets for the duration of the event. The Information Desk will also have representatives from our Hotel Booking team, who can assist with any hotel queries or requirements.

Evening Events

Convergence Experience Reception

Tuesday, 5 November 17:00 – 19:00
Convergence Experience Center, FIRA Gran Via, Hall 8.0

This year we are celebrating Convergence in the hub of it all - the Convergence Experience Centre. This is your opportunity to get familiar with the amazing resources and activities that are available to you all week--from the hottest solutions and offerings from our partners from around the globe, to the multiple opportunities to network with your peers.