Venue Information

ISPOR Europe 2024 will be held 17-20 November 2024 in Barcelona, Spain at:

Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona
Placa de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019
Barcelona, Spain

CCIB - Barcelona


Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB), designed by the respected Catalan architect Josep Lluis Mateo, the CCIB was built to maximize the use of natural light. Located in the bustling business District of Barcelona, its unique seafront location is complemented by conveniently located hotels and excellent public transportation connections.

Getting There:

The location of the CCIB allows quick access to the airport and has different means of transport to go to the city centre. Getting to the venue couldn’t be easier thanks to the city’s public transportation network. Public transport such as the metro, tram, and bus are the quickest, simplest, and most convenient way around Barcelona. The Metro is easy to use, provides fast and efficient transportation to/from the venue, city center, and surrounding hotels. The metro station, "El Maresme Fórum on the (yellow line, L4)," is located only a few minutes from CCIB. A Barcelona Travel card can be purchased in advance to enjoy unlimited travel on Barcelona’s public transportation network without worrying about traffic zones and ticket prices.

For more information on getting to the CCIB click here.

Airport Information 

Barcelona International Airport (also known as El Prat de Llobregat Aeropuerto or Aeroport de Barcelona)  (BCN) is situated 13 km southwest of the city center. Barcelona airport is the nearest and busiest airport to Barcelona city center and receives more than 30 million visitors each year. There is several transportation options to get to and from the airport, providing easy access to the city center of Barcelona. For an in-depth review of the transport methods between the airport and Barcelona city center, read the airport transport review for the most appropriate transport means to meet your needs.

Transportation options from the airport to the venue include the following: 

  • Taxi:
    •  Taxi service is available at the airport. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes.
  • Buses:
    • The Aerobus is the express bus service that regularly runs between the airport and the city center. Travel time takes approximately 30 minutes.

  • Train:
    • The RENFE train will take you from Barcelona airport to the city centre where you can change for the metro system at either Barcelona Sants (Sants Estació) or Passeig de Gràcia stations. The travel time is about 25 minutes. For more information click here

Local Information

Currency: The Euro
Time Zone: Central European
Language: Catalan and Spanish
Electrical Voltage: 230 volts AC
Telephone Country Code: +34 € 93 (B)

The month of November is transitional; sometimes the temperature exceeds 20 °C (68 °F), with an average temperature of 18–19 °C (64–66 °F) during the day and 11–13 °C (52–55 °F) at night.

Getting around with public transport:

Barcelona’s public transportation system enhances the accessibility of the city. Trains, and buses service the city efficiently and affordably.

What to see and do:

Barcelona is the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, located on the northeast coast of the Iberian Peninsula. The 39.2 square mile city is known for its art, culture, and architecture.  Home to the Sagrada Familia cathedral and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudi, as well as the Picasso Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona is a contemporary city that offers a variety of dining selections and a lively nightlife.

For more highlights of Barcelona visit the official website here.

-   Tourist Board

-   Convention Bureau

-   Barcelona Travel Card