ICOI World Congress 2016

BARCELONA, SPAIN | MARCH 31- APRIL 2, 2016 | barcelona international convention centre

Welcome Reception

Thursday, March 31, 2016 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Welcome Reception in the Exhibition Hall follows the afternoon session of the congress and allows for delegates and spouses to relax with drinks and hors d’oeuvres, communicate with colleagues, take advantage of discounts at many of our exhibit booths and to experience and discuss presentations made by our Tabletop & Poster presenters.


Diplomate/Mastership/Fellowship Awards Reception

Friday, April 1, 2016 8:15 pm – 9:00 pm
The Advanced Credentials Awards ceremony will be held at the Barcelona International Convention Centre. The presentation of advanced credentials will take place in the General Session hall immediately following the final lecture on Friday.



Friday, April 1, 2016 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Our customary World Congress Gala Dinner will be held on Friday night in the Convention Centre of Barcelona. Those of you not accustomed to the night life in Spain will need to rest up. Our gala will start at 9:30 p.m. and go until 12:30 a.m. Food, wine and song/dancing will fill the evening. This, the social highlight of the Congress, is a very popular event that is normally sold out. So those wishing to attend need to make reservations early.

Tickets for the Gala are $125 U.S. Please order your ticket(s) on the registration form.


Accompanying Persons

If you are planning to bring a spouse or companion, please complete the appropriate section of the registration form. A modest fee of $150 will provide your spouse or companion with the following:

• Admission to the Welcome Reception on Thursday evening
• Luncheons with the delegates on Friday and Saturday
• Morning and afternoon coffee breaks with the delegates
• Admission to the exhibit hall during show hours

Does not include admission to the General Session.


Hotel Information

Barcelona, Spain

Hotel Information - Online Reservations

AC Forum - This 368-bedroom urban hotel features a Wi-Fi Internet connection throughout all communal areas, a fitness center, and a Turkish bath and sauna. The outdoor swimming pool boasts a beautiful view overlooking the city of Barcelona, and the hotel's restaurant, Dia & Nit, is known for its fine Mediterranean cuisine.   135 € night


Barcelona Princess - The Barcelona Princess Hotel, congress hotel in Barcelona, stands out for its modern and state-of-the-art design and as one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona, thus contributing to the architectural grandeur of the city. The Barcelona Princess Hotel is located at Avenida Diagonal, 1 in front of the Forum and the Congress and Convention Centre of Barcelona. 130 € night

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Walking Tours

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+34 636 10 87 76

Casa Batllo

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+34 932 16 03 06

Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013

Barcelona, Spain

+34 93 208 04 14


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