Exhibitor and Visitor FAQs

What are the Dates?

7 - 9 March 2017

Exhibition        Tuesday, 7 March         10:00 - 19:30
      Wednesday, 8 March    10:00 - 18:00
      Thursday, 9 March        10:00 - 14:00
     
Delegate Conference       Tuesday, 7 March           9:00 - 13:00 
      Wednesday, 8 March      9:00 - 13:00 
   

Are there fees to attend World ATM Congress?

Please click HERE for conference fees and other information.‚Äč

Where is World ATM Congress held?
Exhibition & Conference:
Hall 9 at Feria de Madrid (North Entrance)

Address:
IFEMA
Feria de Madrid
28042 Madrid
Spain
 
How Do I Get to IFEMA?

Metro:
Due to metro maintenance on Line 8, there will be no metro access to IFEMA (or Madrid Barajas Airport). Shuttle buses replace rail service. Learn more HERE.

Bus:
Line 112. Mar de Cristal / Alameda de Osuna / Feria de Madrid
Bus Line 122. Avda. América / Campo de las Naciones / Feria de Madrid
Bus Line 828. Universidad Autónoma / Alcobendas / Canillejas / Feria de Madrid

Car:
A2 Exit 7, M40 Exit 5, 6 & 7 and M11 Exit 5 & 7
Taxi:
Taxi Rates
Airport IFEMA

Area near IFEMA

€14,00

€7,00

From Mellia Castilla Hotel

€22,00

€11,00

Madrid Central

€24,00

€15,00

 
Car Park:
Feria de Madrid
€9.00 charge (Full day, prepayment)
€15.00 charge (maximum charge if not prepaid for full day)
Closest Parking lots: Yellow, Brown and Red parking lots

IMPORTANT NOTE: Rental Cars are not allowed to pull up to the main entrances of IFEMA to drop off/pick up. Only taxis, buses, hired vans with drivers have the ability to do so. Private drivers in rental cars MUST park in the appropriate car park.

IFEMA is located just two metro stops from Madrid’s main international airport.
 
Is there a Business Centre I can access?

 
Located at the first floor between Halls 7 and 9.
IFEMA offers you a new state-of-the-art working area with endless possibilities.
The most suitable facilities for your meetings (fees may apply for services):
•Workstation with access to Internet area
•Private rooms and offices
•Rest and television areas
•Catering
•Office services (fax, photocopies)

Business Center Hours: 
Tuesday, 7 March 

9:00 - 19:30

Wednesday, 8 March  

9:00 - 18:30

Thursday, 9 March 

9:00 - 15:00



 
How do I access Wi-Fi at IFEMA?

World ATM Congress is providing complementary WIFI access in Hall 9 this year! Check back for more information.  

You can also find WIFI connection at other areas in IFEMA. Free WIFI areas at IFEMA:
• South entrance - 30 minutes of free connection.
• North entrance - 30 minutes of free connection.
• Meeting point in The Avenida (hall 8) - 30 minutes of free connection.
• Business Centre (hall 7) – 1 hour of free connection.
• Club Feria Lounge (1st floor of Offices building) – 1 hour of free connection.

How do I connect?

Stand in one of the 5 areas marked with a “Free WIFI” sign. Access the “IFEMA FREE” network. You will be asked for your phone number, where we will send you the access code that enables you to use Internet for the limited period defined.

Other WIFI services:

If you need a longer or faster WIFI connection, you will have to use our IFEMA PREMIUM network, with which you will be able to connect during 2 continued hours. The price of this service is 10€ and you can book it in the ticket-offices and cloakrooms. In professional trade fairs, you can also book it at visitor registration counters


Is there parking at IFEMA?

Yes, The closest car parks are the Orange, Red and Brown lots. To speed up the collection of vehicles from IFEMA parking facilities, IFEMA has installed ticket machines in every lot.
RATES:
Real Time:    2,06 €
Prepayment: 9,00 €
Máximum:   15,00 €

Are there places to eat at IFEMA and in the Exhibit Hall?

There are numerous options for getting food or drink at IFEMA both inside and outside of exhibit hall 9.

Inside exhibit hall:
Two cafeterias at back of exhibit hall will be open during the Congress including during exhibit Setup on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Plaza 1 and Plaza 4 will have food and beverage options available for purchase.

Outside of the Exhibit Hall:
There are several additional options which include:
Burger King and Telepizza

Is there a Cloakroom?

Yes, For an easier and more comfortable visit, a cloakroom service is available at the North entrance of IFEMA.
RATES:
Garment 1,65 €
Baggage 3,00 €
 
What if I need some money while at IFEMA?

There are two banks located at IFEMA for your assistance:
CAJA MADRID
Located at La Avenida, near main entrance Hall 3
Tel.: (34) 91 722 52 27
SANTANDER CENTRAL HISPANO
Located at La Avenida, near main entrance Hall 4
Tel.: (34) 91 722 52 51 / 52 30
 
Is there a Post Office at IFEMA?

Yes, it is a limited service post office and is located at La Avenida, near the main entrance to Hall 5
Tel. y Fax: (34) 91 721 04 64
 
Is there a Florist at IFEMA?

Yes, DECORAPLANT is  Located at La Avenida, near main entrance Hall 6
Tel.: (34) 91 722 52 44
Open from 9 to 6 p.m.
Also, if you are an exhibitor you may order your floral needs through the forms in the exhibitor kit.
 
Where is the US EMBASSY?

EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, U.S. Commercial Service

The Embassy of the United States of America is located at
Calle Serrano, 75
28006 Madrid
SPAIN

http://madrid.usembassy.gov/

Telephone (+34) 91 587 2200

 
How can I get a Tourist/Transport Pass?

The Madrid tourist card will help you to discover and enjoy the city and save you money. The Tourist Travel Pass is the most practical, easiest and cheapest way to travel round Madrid. Tel.: 902 088 908On line sales www.madridcard.com
On sale in Feria de Madrid:
- Boutique Feria
- Hall Information Desk
- Puntos de Información Pabellón
- External Ticket Office South, North and East Entrance.
 
What if I need help with Travel arrangements or organizing a special event?

Contact Conference Studio for any assistance you will need. Conference Studio’s on-site help desk will be located next to stand 901, on your right as you enter hall 9, to assist you on site. Should you need assistance in advance please contact them at the below address:

Conference Studio - MADRID OFFICE
C/Ayala 120, 6D– 28006 Madrid (Spain)
Direct +34 914 357 721
watmcongress@conferencestudio.eu
www.conferencestudio.eu

 
What if I need medical assistance?

Located in the first floor between the Halls 7 and 9.at IFEMA is emergency medical assistance.  Access through La Avenida Area and nuclei Halls 12 & 14.
Tel: (34) 91 722 54 00
 
How do I book a hotel?

There is no listing of preferred hotels for use during World ATM Congress. There are many excellent hotels in the Madrid area that you may choose from. 

A number of them are listed here.

 

What currency do I need to use in Madrid?

The currency in Madrid is Euros.
 
What is the weather like in Madrid?

While no one can predict exactly what the weather will be like. In early March, Madrid is traditionally; dry and sunny with cold nights and days that can warm up to be comfortable sitting at an outside café during lunch. It can snow occasionally but rarely accumulates.
 
Can children attend the show?

Children under the age of 16 are not permitted anywhere at WATMC.
 
Can I register onsite?

Yes, you are able to register for WATMC on-site; though we strongly encourage you to register as early as possible to take advantage of the early discounted rates and to avoid the lines. To register on-line click here.
 
Do I need a visa?

You may be required to provide a Visa for entry into Spain. Please check with the Spanish embassy in your country to see if you need a visa. Should you need a visa please click on the link below to get your WATM Congress visa invitation letter Please be aware that the Visa process can take several weeks. View the World ATM Congress visa request page for more information.

Can we book a meeting room at IFEMA?

Only, Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Official partnering organizations may book meeting space at IFEMA. Should you wish to book meeting space, click on the meeting space link below for information. Meeting rooms are very popular and it is advised to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Click here for more information.
 
 
Can you recommend any attractions for site-seeing in Madrid?

Madrid has many attractions to visit. Click here for more information.
 
Do you have a question that is not answered here?

Please give our offices a call on +1.703.299.2430  between the hours of 09:00 – 18:00 EST or email info@worldatmcongress.org
 



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