Venue & Travel

Gamification World Congress 2015 - Fira de Barcelona

  • Venue for the Days 11 and 12 November (Community Day and Main Day): Palacio de Congresos, Fira de Barcelona

    Fira de Barcelona,Recinto de Montjuïc,Avda. Reina Maria Cristina

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  • Venue for the Days 10 and 13 November (Workshops): Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

    Plaza España, 6-8

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Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)

Montjuïc, tradition and modernity

One of the world’s most emblematic urban venues.

It was built in 1929 to house the International Exhibition. It currently combines tradition with an infrastructure that can be adapted to all types of events.

It is centrally located in the city, easily accessible from the airport and connected to the public transport network. It is situated in a privileged setting, inside Montjuïc park, which includes green zones, Olympic facilities and cultural buildings, such as the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC).

Barcelona Palau de Congressos

The Barcelona Palau de Congressos (Congress Centre) is located inside the Montjuïc exhibition centre. It has a floor space of over 5,800 m2, a large auditorium and 11 independent conferences rooms with a total capacity for over 2,900 people.


Transport and accesses to the Montjuïc venue


By Plane

Barcelona airport: El Prat has two terminals, T1 and T2, in which around 100 companies operate.

Direct access from the airport:

  • By road:15 kilometres away (C-31)
  • Train: R2 North (Renfe), “Barcelona-Sants” station
  • Airport bus: direct connection to the venue. Route
  • TMB Bus: Line 46 (“Pl. Espanya” stop)

By Road

Barcelona is connected to the main motorways and roads: AP-7, AP-2, A-2, C-16, C-58, C-31, C-32, C-33

GPS: 41.373925, 2.149896


TMB Lines: D20, H12, V7, 9, 13, 27, 37, 50, 65, 79, 91, 109, 150, 165


L3, L1 (“Espanya” station)


Renfe. “Barcelona-Sants” station is linked to a complete regional, national and international rail network.

Connections from Sants station:

  • Bus: líne 109 (“Plaça Espanya” stop)
  • Metro: L1 and L3 (“Espanya” station)
  • On foot: 15 minutes along “Calle Tarragona”

Ferrocarrils Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC): Lines S8, S33, R6, R5, S4 (“Espanya” station)


Barcelona has 10,500 taxis.

Connection Montjuïc – Gran Via venues

  • TMB Bus: Líne 79
  • Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC)
    All lines from “Espanya” station stop at “Europa Fira”, close to the Gran Via venue.

Hotels near Fira Montjuic trade exhibition area

Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

Located near Fira de Barcelona, the Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel is a complete business and leisure hotel close to Fira de Barcelona specially designed for all type of events and to guarantee our guests’ rest.

The Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel, equipped with swimming pool and panoramic terrace, gym, private parking and 20 meeting rooms, combines service and price in a privileged location.