W Barcelona

A 5-star hotel, W Barcelona, popularly known as the Hotel Vela (Sail Hotel), is a building designed by Ricardo Bofill and located in the Barceloneta district on the Port of Barcelona. The building stands on 7 hectares of land reclaimed from the sea surface in the construction of the new entrance to the harbor. The hotel has large sea views and natural light, boasts a rooftop bar with panoramic city views, outdoor cabana pools, beachfront terraces and much more. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring their spouse/significant other to participate in our Sunday networking events and evening parties – it is guaranteed to be great fun and part of an unforgettable experience. All spouses/significant others will be provided a complimentary pass to the conference.  

About Barcelona

Barcelona is Spain’s second biggest city, with a population of 1.6 million within its administrative limits and the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea with a gorgeous coastline. The city has a rich cultural heritage and is an important cultural center and major tourist destination for all. 

The city includes gorgeous architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech I Montaner, designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is tThe headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean.. The city hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics, and is populated with world-class conferences, expositions, and many international sport tournaments. 

It is one of the world’s leading tourist, economic, trade fair, and cultural centers and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities. It is a major cultural and economic center in southwestern Europe, 24th and a significant financial center.