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Winter Road Congress 2018

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The International Winter Road Congress (PIARC) and accompanying trade fairs are one of the most important and biggest events in road industry worldwide. The Congress has been organized every four years by the World Road Association (PIARC) since 1969. Every time, the event takes place in another part of the world. In 2018, the Congress and the Trade Fairs will be held in Gdansk, in AMBEREXPO Exhibition and Convention Centre. Experts, scientists, and practitioners from companies who deal with tasks related to winter road maintenance meet during the congress. It is the only event during which the subject related to winter road maintenance is discussed so broadly in every aspect – from task – planning, to financing, standards, and innovations which may bring a new, better quality in road maintenance while reducing costs incurred in this field. More information can be found HERE.

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Congress main topics include:

  • Response to extreme situations and disasters,
  • climate change and the environment,
  • road weather information,
  • road users and road safety,
  • winter maintenance management and planning,
  • equipment and products,
  • winter service in urban areas,
  • tunnels and bridges.


ORGANISERS

CLAUDE VAN ROOTEN (President of the World Road Association) -  On behalf of the World Road Association, I express my most sincere gratitude to the Government of Poland and to the city of Gdansk for their commitment to the organisation of this Congress and their efforts to ensure that this event will be a great success. I invite you to mark this event in your agenda and look forward to meet you in Gdansk on February 20-23, 2018! 

PIARC

The World Road Association (PIARC) is a non-profit organisation of road administrations from over 140 countries all over the world. PIARC enables its partners to exchange the knowledge, experience and the vision of development in all aspects of the road industry. Since 1970, the Association has had a consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council.

GDDKiA (General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways)

The General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways coordinates the process of preparing and executing investments, road management, and traffic on national roads. GDDKiA cooperates with local government bodies in terms of development and maintenance of the road infrastructure, as well as road administrations of other countries and international organizations. The General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways comprises the central office in Warsaw and 16 regional branches.


CO-ORGANISERS

  • The City of Gdansk
  • Gdansk International Fair Co.

RECOMMENDED HOTEL SPECIAL OFFERS:

Sofitel Grand Sopot *****

Breakfast included
The discount for conference participants is 35%
Reservation password "PIARC"
How to book with promo code (215.09 KB)

rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: H3419-re@sofitel.com
phone: 48 58 520 60 00 
Amber Expo distance is: 10,8km (20min.)
www: sofitel-grand-sopot

Sofitel Grand Sopot combines monumental splendor with a touch of French chic in the fashionable seaside resort of Sopot . Located in an impressive historical building, the hotel is recognized as one of the most iconic places at the Polish coast . Overlooking a golden sandy beach and the longest wooden pier in Europe, it brings all the charms of the lively town of Sopot directly to your doorstep.

Hotel Puro ****

Breakfast included
Single room-350 PLN / Double room-400 PLN
Reservation password "PIARC"
100 rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: gdansk@purohotel.pl
phone: 48 58 563 50 00
Amber Expo distance is: 9,9km (12min.)
www: purohotel.pl

More than a place to stay, PURO hotels are an experience. And you are the creator. Nestling in the heart of each city, our hotels in Poland are innovative, connected communities. Home to sophisticated design, curated art and welcoming teams eager to share the city’s secrets with you.

Mercure Gdańsk Stare Miasto ****

Breakfast included
Single room-260 PLN / Double room-300 PLN
Reservation password "iwrc18"
How to book with promo code (318.18 KB)
Rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: H3390@accor.com
phone: 48 58 321 00 00
Amber Expo distance is: 4,4km (13min.)
www: mercure.com

The Mercure Gdansk Stare Miasto hotel is ideal for guests looking for accommodation in the city center. Located very close to the Old Town Square and the city's magnificent monuments, the hotel offers 281 comfortable rooms of various types. As the highest building in Gdansk, it offers picturesque views over the Old Town and famous Gdansk Shipyard. 

Hotel Scandic Gdańsk ****

Breakfast included
Single room-259 PLN / Double-294 PLN
Reservation password „PIARC”
email: gdansk@scandichotels.com
phone: 48 58 300 60 00
Amber Expo distance is: 4,4km (9min.)
www: scandichotels.com

Scandic Gdańsk hotel is located in the heart of Gdansk, close to the historical Old Town, and offers price-conscious city tourists, families and business travellers the perfect place to stay. Scandic Gdansk is centrally located in the former Hanseatic city of Gdansk. Hotel provides the perfect starting point for exploring the local sights and cultural gems, the restaurants and shops in the Old Town, and the coast with its kilometre-long beaches along the Baltic Sea. The train station is a 2-minute walk away, and getting to the airport is also easy.

Focus Hotel Premium Gdańsk ****

Breakfast included
Single room-210 PLN / Double-260 PLN
Reservation password „PIARC”
100 rooms available
email: gdansk.premium@focushotels.pl
phone: 48 58 670 42 90 
Amber Expo distance is: 5,5km (15min.)
www:focushotels.com

Focus Hotel Premium Gdansk is the modern hotel opened in June 2016. The 4-star facility offers 116 spacious and modern rooms located on 7 floors. Hotel is located in the close vicinity of the PKP Gdańsk Wrzeszcz railway station and Metropolia shopping center. Guests have access to the fast free Wi-Fi Internet in the whole building and open 24/7 sauna and gym. Every room is equipped with a big and comfortable bed, spacious bathroom, TV, office desk and tea and coffee making facilities.

Hotel Sadova ****

Breakfast included
Single room-270 PLN / Double-330 PLN
Reservation password „PIARC”
How to book with promo code (50.2 KB)
email: recepcja@hotelsadova.pl
phone: 48 58 382 30 30
Amber Expo distance is: 6,6km (12min.)
www: hotelsadova.pl

Hotel Sadova **** is located among captivating views, historic buildings and interesting attractions. Situated in the very centre of Gdańsk, it is becoming one of the city’s landmarks. The hotel’s location offers convenient transport links. Its proximity to the bus and train station is a major advantage according to guests and tourists visiting the Tri-City. This convenient location enables guests to reach the Old Town on foot in 5 minutes, and the Gdańsk Marina in 3 minutes. Hotel Sadova**** is the ideal place for guests who come to Gdańsk for business, sightseeing or recreation.

Q Hotel Grand Cru Gdańsk ****

Breakfast included
Single room-260 PLN / Double-310 PLN
Reservation password „PIARC”
email: grandcrugdansk@qhotels.pl
phone: 48 58 772 73 00
Amber Expo distance is: 5,2km (13min.)
www: qhotels.pl

Brick walls of boutique Grand Cru Hotel in Gdańsk with its location in the centre of Old Town, imbibe the atmosphere of this unique place. Luxury, comfort and sophisticated interior design makes this venue the only one such four-star hotel in Gdansk. Exquisite dishes and top-class wines, offered in Grand Cru Restaurant, which is in the hotel underground, impeccable service, delicious breakfast and extra amenities ensure the satisfaction of even the most demanding guests.

Golden Tulip Gdańsk Residence ****

Breakfast included
Single room-210 PLN / Double-260 PLN
Reservation password „PIARC”
How to book with promo code (372.26 KB)
email:reception@goldentulipgdanskresidence.com
phone: 48 58 511 56 00
Amber Expo distance is: 6km (15min.)
www: goldentulipgdanskresidence.com/pl

Golden Tulip Gdansk Residence is a new modernly designed and furnished facility, offering high standard accommodation. Located right by a long, sandy beach, close to both the Gdansk Old Town and the Sopot pier.

Hotel Mercure Gdańsk Posejdon ***

Breakfast included
Single room-230 PLN / Double-260 PLN
Reservation password „iwrc18”
How to book with promo code (288.06 KB)
Rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: H3391-RE@accor.com
phone: 48 58 511 31 00
Amber Expo distance is: 6,5km (15min.)
www:mercure.com/pl

Surrounded with lush green space, the Mercure Gdansk Posejdon hotel is located just 109 yds (100 meters) from the sandy beach in Jelitkowo, a recreational district of Gdansk. The hotel offers 151 spacious rooms, Winestone restaurant, swimming pool, fitness and wellness center, and a conference center with 6 fully-equipped conference rooms. The nearby Sopot pier, cycling routes and the hotel's green space are wonderful places for recreation and relaxation.

Novotel Gdansk Centrum ***

Breakfast included
Single room-210 PLN / Double room-250 PLN
Rezervation password "iwrc18"
How to book with promo code (310.53 KB)
Rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: H0523@accor.com
phone: 48 58 300 27 50
Amber Expo distance is: 9,8km (12min.)
www: novotel.com

The hotel is located on Granary Island at the Motława River, near the most beautiful monuments of the Old Town, 15 km from the Lech Wałęsa Gdańsk Airport, 1.5 km from the Main Gdańsk railway station. Nearby there are numerous charming, historic streets full of elegant restaurants and romantic cafes.

Hotel Novotel Gdańsk Marina ***

Breakfast included
Single room-190 PLN / Double-230 PLN
Reservation password „iwrc18”
How to book with promo code (288.1 KB)
Rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: H3375-RE@accor.com
phone: 48 58 558 91 11
Amber Expo distance is: 7,5km (18min.)
www:novotel.com

Relax at our seaside Novotel Gdansk Marina. Your family will love our 3-star hotel, wonderful beaches, tennis classes and walks along the Sopot pier. For kids we offer a play area with games console, outside playground and a special menu. The fitness club offers views of the garden and beach. On cloudy days, enjoy our indoor swimming pool. The nine conference rooms and great service at Novotel will always make your business stay in Gdansk a great experience.

Hotel Focus Gdańsk ***

Breakfast included
Single room-160 PLN / Double-210 PLN
Reservation password „PIARC”
80 rooms available
email: gdansk@focushotels.pl
phone: 48 58 350 08 01 
Amber Expo distance is: 9,7km (10min.) 
www:focushotels.com

Focus Hotel Gdańsk is a three-star hotel, situated by the main road No. 7 in the direction from Warsaw to Gdańsk, 3 km from the railway station and 17 km from the airport. Located within about 20 minutes walking distance from Gdańsk Old Town. It has 99 comfortable and modernly furnished rooms, each equipped with a spacious bathroom, an LCD TV set, a desk for work, a tea and coffee brewing set and mineral water.

Ibis Gdańsk Stare Miasto **

Breakfast included
Single room-180 PLN / Double room-220 PLN
Reservation password "iwrc18"
How to book with promo code (308.39 KB)
Rooms available for the period of 17.02-25.02.2018r.
email: H9835@ACCOR.COM
phone: 48 58 300 67 00
Amber Expo distance is: 4,8km (9min.)
www: hotelibis.com

Ibis Gdansk Stare Miasto hotel is located nearby the Old Town and only a short walk from St. Mary's Church, Neptune's Fountain and the Crane. The hotel is just 437 yards (400 m) from Gdansk Glowny Railway Station. It offers two meeting rooms and 120 rooms, all featuring the modern Sweet Room design with extremely comfortable Sweet Bed bedding. The fashionable Avanzi restaurant and bar is a perfect meeting place.

Smart Hotel Garnizon **

Breakfast included
Single room-170 PLN / Double room-195 PLN
60 Rooms available for the period of 17.02-26.02.2018r.
email: rezerwacja@hotelsmart.pl
phone: 48 58 760 76 80 
Amber Expo distance is: 5,2km (10min.)
www: hotelsmart.com

Guests will have at their disposal 100 functional rooms, ideal for short business trips, 24-hour reception, restaurant, free parking and Wi-Fi access. We also offer a beauty and SPA facilities. Our guests have the possibility to rent a car directly at the hotel. Smart Hotel is the perfect place for those, who are looking for a good standard and comfort at the economy price.