21 May 2019 - 22 May 2019 | Ålesund, Norway
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21 May 2019 - 22 May 2019
Ålesund, Norway
Blue Growth Conference and Matchmaking

Booking a Hotel

We have blocked off 30 rooms for our participants at Hotel 1904, situated in the heart of Ålesund. The price for one person in a standard room, including breakfast at the hotel's breakfast lounge "Green Garden" is NOK 995-,. 

You can book your room via e-mail to post@1904.no or by phone at +47 70 15 78 00. The booking code is «Innovation Norway». This is a first come - first serve basis, but there are likely to be more rooms available than the 30 we are holding. 

Social pre-event May 21st

Validated participants are invited to a boat trip followed by a reception in the evening of May 21st. To join this activity, registration via the B2match system is necessary! There is no additional cost linked to the participation in the event.

17:45 h Meeting at point of departure is city center bus stop ("rutebilstasjon Ålesund")

18:00 h Departure by boat, including sight seeing trip, followed by a reception and buffet at Devold Fabrikken

21:30 h Return and arrival back at the city center by boat

Map1: Walk from hotel to point of departure (rutebilstasjon).

How to get there: Conference and Matchmaking May 22nd

The conference and matchmaking takes place at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center, which is situated outside the city center. Public busses to the venue depart from "Ålesund Rutebilstasjon" every 5-10 minutes and the ride takes 7 minutes. You can take bus 601, 603, 605, 633 and 642 direction "Moa" get off at "Campus Ålesund".

Plan your transport to the conference venue.

Bus stop city center: Ålesund rutebilstasjon (Ålesund)

Bus stop next to the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center: Campus Ålesund (Ålesund)


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Norwegian Maritime Competence Center

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