Practical Information – AIPC Annual Conference 2022

Conference Venue

HUNGEXPO, Hall C
Address: Albertirsai út 10.
1101 Budapest,
Hungary
Phone: +36 1 263 6000
Web: https://hungexpo.hu/en

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How to access HUNGEXPO

By Shuttle Bus

Shuttle busses will be arranged departing from the hotels recommended hereunder. The schedule of the busses will be published soon.

By Public Transport
By Car
By Taxi

Recommended Hotels

Hotels Distance from HUNGEXPO
Danubius Hotel Arena 4*2,5 Kilometers
InterContinental Hotel 5*8 km (15-20 mn drive)
Courtyard by Marriott City Center 4*6 km (10 – 15 mn drive)
Ibis Styles Budapest Center 3*5 km (5-10 mn drive)

Registration & Badging

All participants (delegates and guests) are kindly requested to wear their name tags at all times. Badges can be collected from the AIPC registration desk starting 20.00 on Sunday 3 July 2022.

Locations

Conference (plenary)Congress center, P1
Networking Breakfast (Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14)P Foyer
LunchesP Foyer
BreaksP Foyer
Welcome Cocktail on Sunday 3 JulyOpera Budapest (1061 Budapest, Andrássy út, Hungary)
Business Partners Networking cocktailP Foyer
Gala DinnerP1
Closing cocktailP Foyer

Dress Code

Business Sessions: Business Casual*
For men: trousers, collared shirt; jacket & tie optional. For women: skirt or trousers; jacket optional
*You may wish to bring a jacket or sweater as the temperature in meeting rooms may vary.

Language

English is the official language of the meeting.

Currency

The local currency in Budapest is Hungarian Forint (Ft), sometimes referred to as HUF.
Currently the exchange rate is approximately €1 = 354 Ft . (rate at 4 February 22)
There are many ATMs (cash machines) around the city which accept all major credit and debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Plus, Maestro, Cirrus). The majority of shops and restaurants also accept cards.

Weather in Budapest (July 2022)

The temperatures in Budapest in July are comfortable with low of 16°C and and high up to 27°C. You can expect rain for roughly half of the month of July in Budapest.

Electricity

The electric current in Hungary is of 230 V and 50 Hz. If you need an adapter for your electric devices, it is recommended to get one at home or at an international airport, because at Hungarian hardware stores you will most likely only find adapters intended for Hungarian people to take abroad.

Phone

The international access code for Hungary is +36

Emergency Numbers

  • Emergencies : 112
  • Ambulance: 104
  • Police: 107
  • Fire service: 105
  • Tourist Police (0-24): 06-1-438-8080

Health & Safety

Effective March 7th, Hungary has waived most COVID-19 restrictions. That means anybody can enter the country without any certificate or PCR test from any country.

Masks are not compulsory any longer. Nevertheless, AIPC will put all required measures in place to provide a safe environment for its event attendees. Measures will be taken according to the local regulations applicable at the time of the event and to what AIPC deem necessary to manage the risk for its event attendees.

Delegates will be expected to take common actions to reduce the risk of COVID transmission, and to behave responsibly (including leaving the event area) in case of exposure to a COVID case or experiencing symptoms.

Please check the latest travel information here

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