DATE: 14 - 15 July 2016


Hilton Batumi Hotel

Address: Rustaveli Street 40, 6010 Batumi

Whole main programme will be held within the premises of the Hilton Batumi Hotel.


Radisson Blu Hotel

Address: Ninoshvili St. 1, 6000 Batumi

Sheraton Batumi

Address: 28 Rustaveli Street, 6000 Batumi 

Colloseum Marina Hotel

Address: 16, Sherif Khimshiashvili Str., 6015 Batumi

Hotel Divan Batumi

Address: Kostava/Z. Gamsakhurdia Str. No: 5/13, Batumi

Intourist Hotel Batumi

Address: Ninoshvili Street 11, 6000 Batumi

Era Palace Hotel

Address: 77 Zurab Gorgiladze St, 6000 Batumi

Collonade, Batumi (Cultural Event - Open-Air Performance of Georgian National Balet “Sukhishvilebi”)

GPS Coordinates: 41°39'15.9"N 41°38'02.4"E

Please note that organisers are not responsible for the check-in and check-out policy in the partner hotels, therefore cannot guarantee early check-in nor late check-out.


If you have requested shuttle service upon your departure, this will be provided by the organisers. Please note that you may be accompanied by other Conference guests in one car.

Arrival: Airport shuttle service includes transport from Tbilisi airport, Kutaisi airport, Batumi airport or from the train station in Batumi to the hotel you will be accommodated in, on the day of your arrival. Our colleagues will be waiting for you at the airport arrivals terminal, or train station with a Conference logo and will accompany you to your car.

Departure: Airport shuttle service includes transport from the participants' hotels to Tbilisi airport, Kutaisi airport, Batumi airport or to the train station in Batumi. Guests accommodated in other hotels than Hilton Batumi Hotel will be picked up from their hotels. Our colleagues will accompany you to your car.


Gala Dinner / Cultural Event - Open-Air Performance of Georgian National Balet “Sukhishvilebi”

For the attendees of these side events, we have arranged car transport from the Hilton Batumi Hotel to the respective venues. Both venues are within easy walking distance of the hotel.


After your arrival, our colleagues will be happy to register you at the Registration Desk situated in the foyer of the Hilton Batumi Hotel. You will be provided with a conference package, which will include the final program, the list of speakers and participants and other related materials. Our colleagues at the Registration Desk will be at your disposal from early morning to late evening during the Conference and will be happy to help you with any questions or inquiries you might have..


You can also join our live-stream from the conference hall and follow the heated discussions among governments’ officials, members of Parliaments, business, civil society, academia and media representatives. You can access the live-streaming through the following link:


Security of our guests is of paramount importance to us. Therefore we kindly ask you to wear your badge at all times when attending Conference events. Access to the Conference will only be permitted to those wearing their badge provided by the organisers at the Registration Desk. Please note that the badge is non-transferable and any violation of this policy may result in immediate revoking of participation in the Conference. We also ask for your patience and understanding if and when subjected to a security check upon your arrival to the conference venue. In case of any emergency please inform the nearest organising team member.


Please take a look of the available flights for Tbilisi-Batumi connection:

Skybus Airlines

50-seats, Board srj 100/200.

Flights are conducted twice per week: Monday and Friday

On Mondays from Tbilisi:  7S2323  TBS / BUS  09:00  09:40

On Friday:  7S2323   TBS / BUS   20:50   21:30

On Monday from Batumi: 7S2322 BUS / TBS    07:30    08:10

On friday: 7S2322   BUS / TBS   19:25   20:05

Duration of the flight: 40 minutes

The prices start from 43 Euros, but they can change depending on the number of tickets already sold.