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Excited to join us for the upcoming Business for Peace Summit in Oslo? Read below to find out everything you need to arrive prepared and ready for the #businessworthy event of the year.

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Business for Peace recommends Grand Hotel, where we have a special rate available to you until April 20th. To make your booking, please go to http://www.grand.no/no/default.html. Under Promo code, enter the code BBFP140518 .

The hotel is located within walking distance of this year’s Summit venues. See on Google maps.

 

Grand Hotel

Karl Johans gate 31
Phone +47 2321 2000
E-mail: Tomm.Caspersen@grand.no

 


VENUES

Launch of the OCLD 
May 15, Grand Hotel, 8:00-10:00
Karl Johans gate 31, 0159 Oslo

 

Business for Peace Lecture
May 15, University Aula, 14.00-15.00
Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo, (map)

 

Welcome Reception
May 15, Nobel Peace Center, 17.30-19.00
Brynjulf Bulls plass 1, 0250 Oslo, (map)

 

Breakfast Seminar by BI
May 16, BI Norwegian Business School, 08.00-10.00
The Business School is situated right next to Nydalen metro station.
Nydalsveien 37, 0484 Oslo, (map)

 

Business for Peace Roundtable
May 16, Sentralen, 11.00-15.00
Øvre Slottsgate 3, 0157 Oslo

 

Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony
May 16, Oslo City Hall, 17.00-18.30
Registration will take place from 16.00-17.00, guests must be seated at 16.50
Fridtjof Nansens plass, 0160 Oslo, (map)

 

Award Dinner Reception
May 16, Oslo City Hall, 18.30-20.30
Fridtjof Nansens plass, 0160 Oslo, (map)


TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE HOTEL

Oslo Airport (Gardermoen) is approximately 50 km north of Oslo. The Airport Express train (flytoget) lets you arrive at the “Nationaltheatret” Station in just 25 minutes. Once off the train, follow exit signs to Karl Johans gate, where the Grand Hotel is located on the left-hand side of the street- approx. 100 metres.

 

For further information, the airport provides support from its information desk in the arrivals hall, once past baggage claim and customs. If you wish to take a taxi, the drive takes about 50 minutes and costs around 800NOK (75 EUR) to reach the Grand Hotel. All taxis accept credit cards.

 

Limousine and cars can be booked at Bislet Limousine: bislet@limousine.no +47 22672267.

 

VISA/AUTHORISATION TO TRAVEL TO OSLO

Some participants from outside the EU/EEA will require a visa. If you are in doubt or need further information on how to obtain a visa, please review this page. The Foundation might provide invitation letters to go with the applications.

 

For more details please contact aase@businessforpeace.org

 

CURRENCY AND PAYMENTS

The currency of Norway is Norwegian Kroner (NOK). For current exchange rates, please click here. All banks and post offices in Norway offer currency exchange services. Money can also be exchanged at the airport or at tourist information office. Major credit cards are widely accepted in shops and restaurants. ATMs can be found easily.

 

WEATHER

The average daytime temperature in May is 10.8°C. The weather and temperatures can change quickly. Please click here for weather forecast for Oslo.

 

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS

  • Police 112

  • Ambulance 113

  • Fire 110

 


17th OF MAY

 

The 17th of May is Norway’s Constitution Day and biggest national holiday. It is a unique chance to experience Norwegian culture and the many public celebrations planned to take place all over the city of Oslo, including its downtown center.

 

For more information, please visit this page. We would also like to make clear that on May 17 there will be significantly limited options in the use of transportation (both public and taxi) throughout the day. For more information regarding transport, please visit this page.

 

For further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at Summit2018@businessforpeace.org