Gdańsk is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourism and cultural centres in Poland. It is a rapidly-growing university and commercial hub inhabited by nearly 500,000 people. Situated on the Gdansk Bay on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea, it constantly amazes visitors from around the globe with its beauty. Great road, air and railway infrastructure also make the city an attractive location for conference-type events. More than 1,800 business meetings take place in Gdansk and the region every year. With more than 50 participants per event, the total number of attendees is more than 607,000.
Throughout its thousand-year history, Gdańsk has never been so closely connected to Europe. Planes of the following airlines land at the Lech Walesa Airport (GDN): Airbaltic, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air, LOT, Ryanair, SAS and Wizzair. Charter traffic is also steadily growing. In total, you can reach Gdańsk from over 60 cities. Some carriers (including low-cost airlines) offer excellent prices. Provided you buy your tickets in advance, it is possible to fly to Gdańsk for less than a hundred zlotys.
Gdańsk is an important railway hub, with dozens of trains passing through each day. Thanks to our modernised infrastructure, reaching Gdańsk by train has never been quicker and more comfortable. Express trains need only 2 hours and 40 minutes to arrive in Gdansk from the capital – Warsaw, and will soon need even less. Neptune’s City can be reached from Krakow in 5 hours and 20 minutes, and a little more than 3 hours from Poznan.
The AMBEREXPO Exhibition and Convention Centre is one of Europe’s most advanced exhibition and convention centres at will serve as a home for the EWAHA 2022 plenaries, workshop, expo and networking.
The AMBEREXPO Exhibition and Convention Centre is located in the direct vicinity of one of Europe’s most beautiful football stadiums – the Polsat Plus Arena Gdańsk.
The AMBEREXPO complex consists of three integrated exhibition halls, with a total floor space of 12,000 m2, a convention and conference centre with 4 rooms for 1058 participants and a mobile space arrangement option, complete with a Reception Area and VIP Zone, Press Centre, Restaurant, 6000 m2 of office facilities, a car park for 430 vehicles and exhibition rail tracks.
The European Solidarity Centre is a museum and library devoted to the history of Solidarność, the Polish trade union and civil resistance movement, and other opposition movements of Communist Eastern Europe. The centre’s permanent exhibition has around 2,000 exhibits, and the library contains around 100,000 books and documents. The centre also contains a research and academic centre and conducts educational activities, as well as providing space for conferences and temporary exhibitions. ESC hosts the Office of Lech Wałęsa, a peace Nobel Prize laureate, former President of Poland and legendary leader of Solidarność movement.
For EWAHA 2022 the European Solidarity Centre will be a venue of the Opening Ceremony.
If you’re curious about what EWAHA has to do with a football stadium, this is another sign to join us in the autumn of 2022 in Gdańsk.
One of the most beautiful stadiums in Europe, built for the EURO 2012, will host the closing ceremony and social event of EWAHA 2022
Registration for the EWAHA will open in early 2022.
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As always, EWAHA 2022 will be the place where exhibitors can share their experiences and innovative products serving end-users, business, NGOs and governments. We are building on the experience of a decade of the AAL Programme.
Exhibitor registration will open in early 2022.