Going Global 2006
   The Challenges for Knowledge-Based Economies
Conference Venue
Social Programme
Accommodation & Registration
General Information

Accommodation & Registration

Please note: Participation in the conference is by invitation only.

Participants are kindly required to fill in the On-line -registration form.

All reservations (including the social programme and the hotel) can be made through the registration form. Reservations will be handled on a "first come - first served" basis. Events free of charge should also be marked on the form. Each participant should use a separate form. Please, address all inquiries concerning registration, social events and accommodation to Congreszon.

Itälahdenkatu 22 A, FIN-00210 Helsinki, Finland
Tel.: +358 9 5840 9351
Fax: +358 9 5840 9555
E-mail: goingglobal2006@congreszon.fi

Participants’ registration include: Conference material, lunches, refreshments during breaks, Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner.
Accompanying persons’ registration include: Welcome Reception.

Registration and information desk will be open as follows:

Wednesday 20 September, 17.00 - 19.00
Scandic Hotel Grand Marina, address: Katajanokanlaituri 7
Thursday 21 September, 08.30 – 17.00
Marina Congress Center, address: Katajanokanlaituri 6
Friday 22 September, 09.00 – 16.00
Marina Congress Center, address: Katajanokanlaituri 6

The congress badge will be handed to you at the registration desk. Participants are kindly requested to wear their badges throughout the conference sessions and breaks. It would be highly appreciated if badges were used during social events as well.

CONGRESZON will take care of accommodations. Participants are kindly requested to make their hotel reservations in advance through the online-registration form. To guarantee the hotel reservation, participants are kindly requested to pay a deposit (equivalent to a one night stay room rate). The deposit will be forwarded to the hotel and it will be deducted from the final hotel bill when checking out. Please also see the cancellation and refund policy below.

A number of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels:

Scandic Hotel Grand Marina****
Katajanokanlaituri 7, FIN-00160 Helsinki
Tel.: + 358 9 16661, fax: + 358 9 664 764

First class hotel by the sea and opposite Marina Congress Center: Scandic Grand Marina, originally built in the early 20th century as a harbour warehouse, charms guests with its setting. Each building in the Katajanokka district has a unique history. The city centre, with its market squares and other attractions, is only a short walk away, while the sea adds nature's presence to the cityscape. Room rates (week-end rates): Single room EUR 120 (EUR 94) and double room EUR 140 (EUR 114) per night.


Hotel Helka***
Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23 A, FIN-00100 Helsinki
Tel.: + 358 9 613 580, fax: + 358 9 441 087

A cosy, just renovated hotel, approx. 2 km from Marina Congress Center but very well served via good tram connections. Located in the heart of Helsinki, Hotel Helka is conveniently close to the main railway station, the airport bus terminal and the long distance coach terminal. It is also very near the shopping district and other attractions for the visitor! Room rates: Single room EUR 110 and double room EUR 139 per night.

All rooms, in the both hotels, feature bath or shower, TV, radio and telephone. All room rates include breakfast and VAT.


Payments should be made in Euro (EUR) when making the registration and reservations.

Means of payment:
1. Money transfer to the account of CONGREZON LTD.
Bank: SAMPO BANK, 00075 Sampo, Helsinki, Finland
Account no. 800010-70766853, SWIFT / BIC code PSPBFIHH. Please mark 'Going Global’ and participant's name as a reference.


Credit cards (Visa, Eurocard and Mastercard).

Bank drafts or personal cheques will not be accepted.

Confirmation and Cancellation
Confirmation and Cancellation Congreszon will confirm your registration and reservations upon receipt of the payment.

All cancellations should be made to Congreszon. In case of hotel cancellation, the deposit of one night’s room rate (less a handling charge of EUR 10) will be refunded, if the written notice of cancellation is received by 20 July 2006. After that date no refunds will be made.


Hotel Grand Marina****
Hotel Helka***

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