The Barceloneta Beach is the beach closest to Barcelona city centre. The promenade leading to it is lined with tapas restaurants serving sangria and delicious seafood like the fried calamari, the Pallas and the fideua. The beach opens onto the Mediterranean sea and is very busy in summer. An imposing building resembling a sail boat rising from the beach is the luxury W Hotel, a modern symbol of the city in the style of the Agbar Tower by Jean Nouvel.
The Park Güell
The Park Güell is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona, Catalonia. Carmel Hill belongs to the mountain range of Collserola – the Parc del Carmel is located on the northern face. The construction of Park Güell took place between 1900 and 1914 and opened its gates to the general public in 1922.
La Rambla is a street in central Barcelona, popular with tourists and locals alike. A tree-lined pedestrian mall, it stretches for 1.2 kilometres connecting Plaça de Catalunya in the centre with the Christopher Columbus Monument at Port Vell.
The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria, is a large public market in the Ciudad Vieja district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, with an entrance from La Rambla, not far from the Liceo, Barcelona’s opera house. The market has a very diverse selection of goods.
The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Catalan pronunciation: [səˈɣɾaðə fəˈmiɫiə]; Spanish: Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia; English: Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family) is a large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Gaudí’s work on the building is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site,and in November 2010 Pope Benedict XVI consecrated and proclaimed it a minor basilica, as distinct from a cathedral, which must be the seat of a bishop.
The Gothic Quarter
The Gothic Quarter or El Gòtic is the centre of the old city of Barcelona. It stretches from La Rambla to Via Laietana, and from the Mediterranean seafront to the Ronda de Sant Pere. It is a part of Ciutat Vella district.
The quarter encompasses the oldest parts of the city of Barcelona, and includes the remains of the city’s Roman wall and several notable medieval landmarks
Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera or “open quarry”, a reference to its unconventional rough-hewn appearance, is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the last private residence designed by architect Antoni Gaudí and was built between 1906 and 1910.
The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, abbreviated as MNAC, is the national museum of Catalan visual art located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Situated on Montjuïc hill at the end of Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, near Pl Espanya, the museum is especially notable for its outstanding collection of romanesque church paintings, and for Catalan art and design from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including modernisme and noucentisme. The Museum is housed in the Palau Nacional, a huge, Italian-style building dating to 1929.
Tips for attendees
Read the Agenda
Go through the program thoroughly and mark the sessions you cannot miss-out on.
Attend all Sessions
Try not to arrive late, or leave early. You can never know what important information you might miss-out on each of the sessions.
Stay at the Event Hotel
Networking with your distant peers and speakers can be more effective if you chose to stay at the hotel where the conference take place.
Be on “Duty” mode
Your partners, customers, potential employers and peers might be observing your behaviour. Don’t switch to “off-duty” mode.
Take Business Cards
Your distant peers and speakers will remember you far better with your business cards. You might also not want to miss-out on prize draws.
Be a part of Q&A sessions. Make comments and provide your view-points. It will help you and brand “you”.