BI Barcelona Breaking news OUR HOTEL: BI is pleased to announce the venue for the annual sales conference in Barcelona. The team’s new home from the 15 – 20 February 2014 will be the W Hotel. W Barcelona is a striking sail-like structure next to Barceloneta Beach and its famous boardwalk. It was designed by world-renowned architect Ricardo Bofill and offers breathtaking design and fantastic views over Barcelona and the sea.
W Hotel address: Placa de la Rosa dels Vents, 1, Final Passeig de Joan de Borbo BARCELONA: We are in the city where traditional Catalan culture is fused with a vibrant, modern outlook. It’s the city where the Passeig de Graca, home of the most luxurious stores in the world, is just around the corner. You can marvel at the street performers entrancing the crowds at the La Ramblas or head into the Gothic quarter and meander in the labyrinths of ancient streets and squares. The artist architect genius – Antoni Gaudi has decorated the city with some of the most famous buildings in the world – Casa Batlo, La Pedrera, Park Guell and of course – The Sagrada Familia which is the symbol of Catalan Identity.
WEATHER: Although it is winter in Barcelona the tempeature historically does not drop below 13 degrees (55.4 degrees F). Rainfall is scarce in February with frequently blue skies and warm days. Weather forecast for your time in Barcelona: 14 Actual Temp 16° Lo 7° Hist. Avg. 14° Lo 7°
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DRESS CODE: The BI team has been hard at work to find the best locations and experiences to make this trip totally unforgettable. Start planning your wardrobe to make sure you have packed the most glamorous outfits for the gala dinner and the most delicious night time gear to party and dance until daybreak. Somewhere in between make sure you have a good pair of sneakers… Make sure you are stocked up on multi-vitamins and energy boosters because we will be working hard and playing even harder. In Barcelona it time to get in touch with your BIONIC super powers! For the conference business sessions we would like your attire to be 'Business Smart' (no jeans, shorts or Tshirts) 15 February: FC Barcelona Match Dress as the No.1 FC Barcelona fan with a good pair of sneakers so you can jump up and cheer! 16 February: The Gala Dinner dress code is strictly Formal Attire (suits and evening dresses). Our exquisite venue for the Gala Dinner is the Oval room at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya(MNAC),it is the National Museum of Catalan visual art located in Barcelona. Situated onMontjuïc hill at the end of Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, near Pl Espanya Make sure you have your cameras with you for the most perfect photo opportunities of Spain by night. 17 February: Evening at leisure. 18 February: The third evening is for ‘Party Party’ - chic, fashionable and flamboyant clothing. Our awesome venue is Club Opium situated on the Beachfront of the Barceloneta. 19 February: Full day and evening at leisure. For all of the sight seeing trips please wear comfortable shoes and ensure you have a warm coat with you as there will be walking involved. We will be sending you weekly updates to whet your appetite for this year’s sales conference. Enjoy thinking about what to pack and go and take a sneak peek at the magnificent venues you'll be experiencing in Barcelona. .