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Webit Congress 2011 - FAQ

General Event Information

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General Event Information

Where and When does Webit Congress occur? [Top]
The 2011 Webit Congress will be held on 26-27 October 2011 at Inter Expo Center, Sofia, Bulgaria.

The venue is located close to Sofia Airport and is part of the town.

What are the hours of the event? [Top]

Registration Hours
Wednesday, 26 October 08:00 – 18:00
Thursday, 27 October 08:00 – 18:00
* You are strongly encouraged to pick up your badge early to avoid queues.

Exhibition Areas
Wednesday, 26 October 09:00 – 18:30
Thursday, 27 October 09:00 – 18:30
Note: The timings shown only apply to guests. Exhibitors and partners have different access hours.


What is the format of the event? [Top]
Webit Congress is once again comprised of several components:

  • A thought leadership conference featuring visionary keynotes and action-provoking panel discussions
  • An exhibition with more than 50 companies displaying the cutting-edge products and technology that will define the digital future
  • An Awards ceremony which highlights the most innovative digital marketing&advertising solutions from the CEE region
  • And most importantly, CEE's biggest B2B and digital industry event with unparalleled possibilities for networking, finding business opportunities, and making deals


How many people are you expecting? [Top]
We expect approximately 6 000 attendees to join us in Sofia for Webit Congress 2011.


What does it cost to attend? [Top]
Attendees have their choice different passes, ranging from a simple Exhibition Visitor Pass to a VIP Pass, which provides full access and a VIP experience. For a detailed description of passes and ticket prices, visit the Registration section of the site.


Who can I contact for more information? [Top]
For exhibition, sponsorship and advertising opportunities or for general enquiries, please fill out the form on the “Contacts” page, or contact us through our social media pages on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Members of the press should contact press@webitexpo.com


 

First Time Visit?


Are you new to Webit Congress? If you wonder what to expect we've prepared this information especially for you.


Where should I stay during Webit Congress? [Top]
As part of our overall effort to keep attendee travel and accommodation costs to a minimum and ensure superb service, we have announced special deals through our official accommodation partners.

When should I plan to arrive for Webit Congress? [Top]
Webit Congress 2011 begins Wednesday, 26 October, with conference sessions and the opening of the exhibition halls. Attendees wanting to maximize their time at the show are advised to arrive a day earlier.

 

Planning: Prepare to Arrive


What is the dress code? [Top]
Webit Congress is, above all else, a place to do business, and business attire is what you will see most often. Suits and ties are the norm for men, and women typically wear jackets with skirts or trousers.

No matter what you choose to wear, we definitely recommend wearing comfortable shoes. Trust us - your feet will thank you.


I only speak _______. Will that do? [Top]
Bulgarian is the official language in Bulgaria, but English is widely spoken. Many of the hospitality workers in hotels, bars and restaurants speak additional languages as well. If you're concerned about this, you may wish to obtain a Bulgarian or English dictionary before you leave your home country.

All Webit Congress sessions and communications are conducted in English.


What is the weather like? [Top]
Sofia's average temperature in October is around 11 degrees Centigrade, or 52 degrees Fahrenheit. Falls are usually mild, given the city's continental climate. Be aware though that rain is always possible.

Should I convert my native currency to Levs (BGN) ? Where do I get Levs ? [Top]
Most transactions in the city and at Webit Congress will be transacted in Levs (BGN), so you are advised to have BGN currency in your pocket. Don't worry if you need more - there are many ATMs around the city. There are also currency conversion outlets and bank offices at Sofia Airport and within the city.

 

Experiencing Webit Congress 2011


How do I get to the event venue, Inter Expo Center ? [Top]
Sofia Airport
Inter Expo Center is located only 3 km away from the airport. Bus lines 84 and 284 connect the airport with the city center and the region of the exhibition complex.
Additional information on http://www.sofia-airport.bg/

Transport facilities
Bus line providing direct approach to the exhibition center from “Orlov most” bus stop: 114
Additional information: http://www.skgt-bg.com/

Taxis:
ОК Supertrans – tel. +359 2 973 21 21
Radiotaxi FM 91007 Sofia – tel. +359 2 9 12 80, +359 2 887 991 007
Radio CV taxi – tel. +359 2 9 12 63, +359 2 88 12 63, +359 2 89 12 63

Are meals included in my pass? Where do I eat? [Top]
Many hotels throughout the city offer a breakfast option when booking your room. If your hotel doesn't offer morning food service, there are many wonderful coffee shops and restaurants around where you can find something to eat.

The VIP Pass includes access to the VIP Networking Area, where buffet-style meals are served at regular intervals.

If you choose one of the other types of access passes, meals are not included. However, there are food and beverage outlets set up around the Conference venue, so you won't go hungry! On-site food outlets generally accept cash.

During the evenings, the city's numerous wonderful restaurants and pubs await.


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