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Annual General Meeting 2022

Bordeaux - France
Nov 16 - Nov 18 2022

Hotel & Meeting Venue

Address

Venue

InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel
2-5 Pl. de la Comédie
Bordeaux, 33000 France
Phone:
+33 5 57 30 44 44

 

ACCOMMODATION

For all meeting delegates, special room rates were arranged at the luxury InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel.

Perfectly located in the city center of Bordeaux and in the heart of the exquisite region that is South West France, known for its lifestyle and laid back attitude. 

 

ROOM RATES

Hotel confirms the following guest room rates:

 Room Type

SINGLE

DOUBLE

Guest Room

195 EUR

220 EUR

 

The above rates are per room per night and include:

  • VAT
  • American Breakfast buffet, served from 07:00 to 10:30 on weekdays and until 11:00 at weekends.
  • Complimentary wifi in all guest rooms
  • Access to the fitness center

City tax is not included. Extra charge at 2.50 € per adult per night

 

GUEST ROOMS

The Classic  guestrooms (20-25 sqm.) include:

  • A high-tech Samsung television system
  • A marble bathroom with heated floor, dressing gowns
  • Free broadband Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • A mini-bar
  • Unlimited access to the Fitness area

 

CUT-OFF DATE

Cut-Off Date for rooms is 19 October 2022.

BOOKING METHOD

A dedicated booking link will be available soon!

 

QUESTIONS/COMMENTS

Please email your secretariat using this address: meetings@inaa.org  

Business Agenda

The Programme Committee is currently working on the business agenda. Stay tuned for more details! 

Social programme

Note :

Meeting point for all tours is the lobby of the hotel,  15 minutes before departure.

Social agenda

Registration & Visa information

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON!

 

REGISTRATION FEES

The following fees apply: 

CATEGORY

FEE

INAA Member - Delegate registration

850 EUR

INAA GUEST REGISTRATION

750 EUR

Wednesday Optional tour

70 EUR

Saturday optional tour

240 EUR

 

Delegate Registration includes:

  • All educational sessions
  • Lunches & coffee breaks on Thursday and Friday
  • Wednesday Welcome Reception
  • Friday afternoon tour
  • Thursday and Friday Dinners

Guest Registration fee includes:

  • Wednesday Welcome Reception
  • Thursday and Friday Tours
  • Lunches & Dinners on Thursday and Friday.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation must be sent as written requests and have to be received by noon, CET, on Friday 7 October 2022. For cancellations received by this date, the total amount will be refunded, minus a handling fee of 100 EUR per cancelled participant for administrative costs.

Requests received after this date will incur a penalty fee of 100% of the registration fee. In case of cancellation received after 15 April, delegates will have to reimburse to INAA. Shall there be any-force majeure reason that do not allow him/her to attend, the delegate agrees to inform INAA’s Secretariat in due time.

Speakers

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Practical Information

HOTEL

InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel
2-5 Pl. de la Comédie
Bordeaux, 33000 France

Check-in time: 15:00 – Check-out time: 12:00

 

GET TO BORDEAUX

Bordeaux is located near the European Atlantic coast, in the southwest of France. You can come to Bordeaux by train, by plane or by car. The main train station is "Bordeaux Saint-Jean". The Bordeaux airport is located in Mérignac (12km from Bordeaux downtown). The airport provides connection to many French and European cities.

  • Train : 20 daily trips from Paris to Bordeaux. Daily trips by TGV from Lille and Strasbourg also available.
  • International airport : 19 daily shuttles from Bordeaux to Paris. Bordeaux is connected to a hundred destinations all over the world: https://www.bordeaux.aeroport.fr/vols-destinations/destinations-depart-bordeaux
  • Road: Highways allow you to reach Bordeaux: A10 (Bordeaux-Paris), A62 (Bordeaux-Toulouse), A63 (Bordeaux-Bayonne), A89 (Bordeaux-Clermont-Lyon).

 

GET TO THE HOTEL

  • Airport shuttle : Airport to Bordeaux City center (30 min), to the train station Saint-Jean.

The 30’Direct shuttle goes from Hall B of Bordeaux Airport to Hall 2 of Bordeaux Saint-Jean train station. These coaches operate every day of the year, they have air-conditioning and free on-board WiFi and they are accessible to passengers with reduced mobility. Passengers are guaranteed a seat. Tickets can be bought here.

  • By taxi: 

When you arrive at Bordeaux Airport, finding a taxi is easy! Go to the outside entrance of Hall A. For your information, an average trip to the city centre will cost you about €30 during the day and €45 at night

 

Wi-Fi LOGIN INFORMATION

The wifi connection is available throughout the hotel as well as in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

 

REGISTRATION AND BADGING

All participants (delegates and guests) are kindly requested to wear their name tags at all times.

Badges can be collected from the INAA registration desk located in: 

Salon Saint Estèphe, InterContinental Bordeaux on Wednesday 16 November from 9:00 – 17:00

 

DRESS CODE

Business Sessions: Business Casual

For men : trousers, collared shirt; jacket & tie optional.

For women : skirt or trousers; jacket optional

*You may wish to bring a jacket or sweater as the temperature in meeting rooms may vary.

Wednesday Evening Reception & Friday Dinner: Smart Casual

For men: Trousers, collared shirt; jacket & tie optional.

For women: Skirt or trousers; jacket optional.

Thursday Gala Diner: Business formal

For men: Jacket is a must.

For women: Cocktail dress is recommended.

Friday Tour: Casual, comfortable clothing Footwear: Boots or closed toed shoes only. For women : No heels.

 

MEETING POINT FOR TOURS DEPARTURE

Please meet us at the lobby of the Intercontinental15 minutes before the departure of each tour.

 

LANGUAGE

English is the official language of the meeting.

 

CURRENCY

EUR

 

WEATHER IN BORDEAUX

The average daily temperature in November is 10°C (around 49°F), so a heavier coat or jacket is recommended. Rainfall chances stay steady, with 80 mm falling during the month over 17 days on average. Bring along an umbrella or poncho and expect more rainy days than sunny days during your stay, with a 55% chance of a rain each day. Though rare, snow is possible this time of the year; but you probably won't need winter gear as the chance of snow is only 1%.

 

ELECTRICITY

The electric current in France is of 220 V and 50 Hz. If you need an adapter for your electric devices, it is recommended to get one at home or at an international airport.   

 

WATER

The tap water in Bordeaux is safe to consume.

 

TIME ZONE

Bordeaux is in Central European Time zone: UTC/GMT+1 hour.

 

PHONE

The international access code for France is +33

 

SAFETY

If you take the normal precautionary measurements Bordeaux is a safe city:

While most of the area is very safe, some areas may have issues. If you can, avoid the train station at night. 

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

  • Ambulance (Samu): 15
  • Fire and rescue: 18
  • SOS Médecins Bordeaux: 05 56 44 74 74
  • European Emergency Number: 112
  • Bordeaux Police : 17
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INFORMATION ON COVID

All important information related to your trip may be found here.

 

VISA

France is a member of the European Union and belongs to the Schengen Area.

If you require a visa, please visit the official French website (https://france-visas.gouv.fr/en_US/web/france-visas) for further information concerning the visa application process as well as the necessary documents to support your application. Keep in mind that a visa application may take some time to be processed and may vary depending on nationality and time of year. 

 

SHOPPING IN BORDEAUX

In France and in Bordeaux, stores are generally open from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 7pm. Essential shopping addresses in the centre of Bordeaux are :

  • Sainte-Catherine pedestrian street (longest shopping street in Europe)
  • Mollat book store (largest independent book store in France)
  • Quai des Marques (a group of factory outlet stores and restaurants located in former maritime warehouses of the city, at the foot of the new bridge, Pont Jacques Chaban Delmas)
  • Mériadeck shopping centre (a large downtown shopping centre with shops, services and restaurants along with a supermarket spanning 3 floors)