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General information

Below you will find practical information about the conference and Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre.

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Conference venue – Svenska Mässan, The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg

Svenska Mässan, The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg is the Scandinavian centre for exhibitions, conferences and meetings. The extensive premises and experienced personnel ensure each event runs like clockwork, providing an enjoyable and memorable experience for all visitors. To learn more about the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, please visit the official website https://en.svenskamassan.se/

Hotels

Welcome to book your accommodation in Gothenburg for the Nordic Biobank Conference. Sweden Meetx is the official provider of hotel rooms for the conference delegates partaking in the Nordic Biobank Conference and a number of hotel rooms in different price categories have been pre-booked in Gothenburg for the event.

Hotel Gothia Towers is the venue hotel located in direct connection to the conference venue, the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre (Svenska Mässan). All prices quoted are in SEK and excluding 12% VAT. Payment can be made by credit card or by invoice for Swedish organizations with Swedish VAT number. The total amount and full prepayment of the hotel reservation, as calculated on the booking, must be transferred or paid when the booking is submitted.

If you are attending the conference you can book your hotel at the same time as registering for the conference.

If you have any questions, get personal service or if you wish to make a group booking of more than 10 rooms, please contact us via email or telephone. All changes and cancellations shall be sent by email.

Sweden Meetx AB
E-mail: biobank@meetx.se
Phone: +46 (0)31 708 86 90

Hotel Gothia Towers – Venue Hotel

Gothia Towers features 1200 tastefully decorated rooms, most of which offer magnificent views of the city. Gothia Towers is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group, here you have everything under one roof, you can quickly and easily make your way between the hotel, restaurants, meeting rooms, conference facilities and the exhibition. All rooms include breakfast and free WiFi. Sustainability policy, read more >>

Address: Mässans gata 24, Göteborg

Price single room from: SEK 1420/night (1590 incl. VAT)
Price double room from: SEK 1620/night (1790 incl. VAT)

Scandic Opalen Hotel

The Scandic Opalen Hotel is located in central Gothenburg within easy reach of shopping, restaurants, culture and Svenska Mässan. The hotel is a perfect base for exploring the city’s many attractions. Gothenburg’s famous amusement park – Liseberg – is only a short walk away. All rooms include breakfast and free WiFi. Sustainability policy, read more >>

Address: Engelbrektsgatan 73, Göteborg

Price single room from: SEK 1134/night (1270 incl. VAT)
Price double room from: SEK 1224/night (1371 incl. VAT)

Method of payment
The total amount and full prepayment of the hotel reservation, as calculated on the booking, must be transferred or paid by credit card, when the booking is submitted. All payments should be made in SEK. All bank transfer charges in connection with transferring fees are to be paid by the visitor. No personal, company or Euro-cheques will be accepted. Payment is done by credit card, we accept Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Please note that all credit card payments are made through secure and encrypted online payment gateway, and will be listed as a transaction with Sweden Meetx AB on your credit card statement. For Swedish organizations with valid vat number invoice is possible as a choice when making the booking.

VAT
Swedish tax legislation requires visitors to pay the hotel fee including Swedish VAT (12%) which may be reimbursed according to specific regulations in your country. If you are from a country in the EU area, please search for refund of VAT at your tax office, in your home country. For questions regarding VAT-refund, please contact Swedish tax office at e-mail: stockholm@skatteverket.se

Cancellation policy for hotel reservations
When the reservation is confirmed until 8 weeks before arrival, no charge will be taken if reservation is cancelled. From 8 to 6 weeks before arrival – 50% of the total cost of the reservation will be charged. From 6 to 4 weeks before arrival – 80% of the total cost of the reservation will be charged. We regret that no cancellation within 4 weeks before arrival will be refunded. Please note that change of arrival/departure dates within this deadline is to be counted as cancellation. Changes and/or cancellations has to be made directly to Sweden Meetx AB and not to the hotel.


Quality and sustainability

With 1200 hotel rooms, numerous conference and meetings facilities as well as large halls and arenas all located under the same roof, The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre can accommodate and provide a topclass experience.

Sustainable development is also a very important consideration that The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre takes seriously. They believe that a good meeting place should take both people and the environment into consideration. Read more >>

Language

The official language of the conference is English (no translation facilities will be provided).

Onsite registration

The conference registration desk is located inside the main entrance and is open during the hours of the conference.

Badges

To collect your badge onsite you need to bring the email confirmation (electronically in your mobile phone works fine) or the text message that has been sent to you in advance. The confirmation contains a barcode that can be scanned at self-service desks in the registration area. Delegate badges must be worn at all times to gain access to the conference sessions, exhibition and social events. Please note that we cannot replace lost badges.

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Wifi

Free Wifi in the congress hall.

Coffee and lunches

Coffee and lunches are included in the registration fee.

Cloakroom

The cloakroom in the registration area is free to use by all conference delegates.

Insurance

The organisers cannot be held responsible for accidents to participants or for damage to or loss of their personal property howsoever caused.