Practical Information – AIPC Annual Conference 2024

Date

30 June – 3 July 2024

Venue

Costa Rica Convention Center
Address: Main Freeway General Canas
40104 Heredia - Costa Rica
Phone: +506 2106 1600
Website: www.costaricacc.com

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How to access COSTA RICA CONVENTION CENTER

By Shuttle Bus

Shuttle busses will be arranged departing from the hotels recommended hereunder. You can find attached the schedule.

By Public Transport
By Car
By Taxi

Recommended Hotels

Hotels Distance from CRCC

Registration & Badging

Your onsite registration documents will be available on June 30 at the registration desk (location TBD) and include your conference badge and other materials.
From July 1 onwards, your registration documents can be picked up at the registration desk at The Costa Rica Convention Center

Locations

Welcome Cocktail on Sunday 30 JuneTBD
Conference (plenary)CRCC - Hall TBD
Networking Breakfast (Monday 1 – Tuesday 2 - Wednesday 3)TBD
LunchesTBD
BreaksTBD
Business Partners Networking cocktailTBD
Networking dinnerTBD
Closing cocktailTBD

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.

Tours

More info on the tours will be available soon.

Language

English is the official language of the meeting.

Currency

Costa Rican colón (₡). While colón is the official currency, US dollars are widely accepted in tourist areas.

Weather in Costa Rica (July 2024)

In July, Costa Rica experiences its rainy season, known locally as the "green season."  Temperatures remain relatively warm and consistent throughout the country. You Expect 24°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Costa Rica in July. July tends to be relatively humid due to the increased rainfall, especially in the rainforest regions. It's advisable to pack waterproof clothing, an umbrella and water-resistant footwear for outdoor activities.

Electricity

Costa Rica uses power outlets mainly of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120V, and the standard frequency is 60Hz.

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Phone

The international access code for Costa Rica +506

Emergency Numbers

Emergencies : 911

Health & Safety

Generally safe for travelers. Exercise caution in crowded areas against pickpocketing and keep an eye on belongings.

Tipping

Tipping is not obligatory, but it’s appreciated in restaurants and for exceptional service. In restaurants, a 10% service charge might already be included in the bill.

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