ECMA Annual Congress 2022 - Social Programme

Wednesday 14 September 2022

19.00
Welcome Cocktail and Table Top Exhibition at the DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center

20.00
Welcome Dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center
You can catch up with your ECMA friends and enjoy good food.
Dress Code: Smart Casual


Thursday 15 September 2022

09.00
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel to Wieliczka Salt Mine for partner's programme (the tour will be in English)
For this tour a minimum number of 8 is needed in order for the tour to take place.

The crowning jewel of the day will be a stunning visit to Wielczka. It is part of the oldest salt mines in the world that have been exploited without interruption since the 13th century. The mines, know with the nickname of "The underground Cathedral of the Polish salt", have a depth of 327 meters and a lenght of more than 300 kilometers of labyrinthine galleries along which there are chambers and chapels with beautiful figures sculpted illustrating the history of salt mining. The sculptors created a magical world carved entirely out of salt. In 1978 Wielickza was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

After the visit to the Salt Mine the group will have lunch at one of Krakow's restaurants in the Old Town.

15.00
Arrival back at the hotel

19.00
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel for the Carton Excellence Award Award Dinner.
During dinner the winners of the European Carton Excellence Award and the Pro Carton Young Designers Award will be announced.
Dress Code: Casual Chic


Friday 16 September 2022

09.00
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel to Krakow for partner's programme (the tour will be in English)
For this tour a minimum number of 8 is needed in order for the tour to take place.

The group will visit the Old Town by Melex cars and enjoy a guided walking tour of the Jewish quarter. This is the best way to get the first glimpse of Krakow and get to know your way around the Old Town! During the tour by golf Melex cars the group will drive around the Old Town and will see most of the important sights of Krakow including the famous Wawel Castle, seat of Polish kings.

Lunch is included in one of Krakow's restaurants in the Old Town. Part of this tour will be done on foot.

15.00
Arrival back at the hotel

19.30
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel for the Farewell Dinner in the Old Town.
Dress Code: Smart Casual


Saturday 22 September 2022
Optional Excursion (not incl. in participation fee)
For this tour a minimum number of 10 is needed in order for the tour to take place.

10.00
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau (including lunch).
Transfer time from Krakow: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp in World War II, where more than 6 million people died from 1940 to 1945. The monument Auschwitz-Birkenau is a place where you stop to think, be prepared for a moving experience.

17.00
Arrival back at the hotel


Please note that all details mentioned on this page may be subject to change.