PROGRAMME, SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

23rd World Olympic Collectors Fair, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 8-10, 2017
NH Bratislava Gate One Hotel, Ambrušova 7, Bratislava, Slovakia
THURSDAY, 7th September 2017
4:00pm Accomodation of Participants in NH Bratislava Gate One Hotel
6:00pm – 8:00pm Fair Registration of early arriving exhibitors
Welcome glass of Slovak wine
FRIDAY, 8th September 2017
8:00am – 10:00am Registration and setup for all the participants
10:00am – 5:00pm Fair open to general public
3:00pm Official Fair opening ceremony with the President of the Slovak Olympic Committee and the members of EB SOC
Autographs meeting with Slovak Olympians and Olympic Medalists
6:00pm – 8:00pm Visit of Collectors Exhibition SSOSC organized by Slovak Olympic and Sport Museum in the Old City Museum and Sightseeing Tour Bratislava Old Town
5:30pm Meeting on Primacialne square, in front of Old City Hall
6:00pm – 6:30pm Visit of Collectors Exhibition SSOSC in the Old City Museum
6:30pm – 7:30pm Sightseeing tour Bratislava Old Town using Old Bratislava City train (see the map on the page For Participants)
7:30pm Free time with possibility to go to restaurants in the Old Town
SATURDAY, 9th September 2017
8:00am – 9:00am Fair open to exhibitors
9:00am – 5:00pm Fair open to general public
11:00am Autographs meeting with Slovak Olympians and Olympic Medalists
6:00pm – 7:00pm Silent auction offered by Organizer and IOC. Reception in the Hotel Lobby. At the auction, items provided by Olympic Museum IOC Laussane, items donated by Slovak Olympic Committee and items from individual donors will be auctioned. Payments will be possible only in EUR currency in cash.
7:00pm – 11:00pm 23rd World Olympic Collectors Fair Gala Dinner in the Hotel Restaurant. The leaders of IOC, Slovak Olympic Committee and other invited guests will be present on the Gala Dinner. The Dinner will be served in the restaurant of the hotel Gate One on the ground floor in form of a buffet (all you can eat) including Slovak wines and Slovak beers. After Gala dinner the hotel bar will be available.
SUNDAY, 10th September 2017
8:00am – 9:00am Fair open to exhibitors
9:00am – 2:00pm Fair open to general public
12:00am Diploma ceremony
2:00pm Closing of the 23rd World Olympic Collectors Fair BRATISLAVA’2017
Dismounting of the show
  • Meals are available in the hotel restaurant and lobby bar.
  • Parking is possible in front of the hotel or in the underground hotel garage.

How to get here

By Bus

Tickets for the bus can be bought at every bus station. We just suggest you to have the coins, since the ticket machines don’t take the paper money.

What bus should I take?

You can take either the bus number 61 or 96.

Where should I disembark?

Please disembark at Avion Shopping Park stop. It is the 4th stop from the airport. The length of the travel is about 4 minutes.

What is the price of the ticket?

Adult fare is 0,70 EUR.

By Taxi

You can take an Bratislava Airport taxi or you can take from one of the taxi services from the list below:

Taxi service Estimated fare Telephone
Easy Taxi 5€ +421 918 555 555
Fun taxi 4€ up to 8€ +421 905 222 333
AA taxi euro 4€ up to 8€ +421 2 16022
Super taxi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 16616
Taxi Bratislava Profi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 534 196 96

Public Transport

There is a bus departing every hour from the Vienna airport to the Bratislava AS (Mlynske Nivy bus station). Departure times are listed below.

Departure time
6:30 7:30 8:30 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:30 21:30 22:30 23:30 23:59

This journey takes 1 hour and the ticket is 5 € – 8 €.

After you get to the Bratislava AS station you have 2 possible options to get to the hotel. You can either take a taxi or you can go by bus – public transport from station Bratislava Mlynske nivy to Bratislava Avion Shopping Park. You can embark to one of the following busses: 63, 78, 61, 96, 70. Length of the trip is about 20 minuts and the Avion Shopping Park stop is just next to the GateOne hotel. The ticket is 0,90EUR for adults. Tickets for the bus can be bought at every bus station. We just suggest you to have the coins, since the ticket machines don’t take the paper money.

Or you can take one of the taxi services listed bellow to get to the hotel:

Taxi service Estimated fare Telephone
Easy Taxi 5€ +421 918 555 555
Fun taxi 4€ up to 8€ +421 905 222 333
AA taxi euro 4€ up to 8€ +421 2 16022
Super taxi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 16616
Taxi Bratislava Profi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 534 196 96

Airport Taxi

You can take a taxi from the airport directly to the GateOne hotel. It costs 50€.

Taxi
You can take one of the taxi services listed bellow to get to the hotel:

Taxi service Estimated fare Telephone
Easy Taxi 5€ +421 918 555 555
Fun taxi 4€ up to 8€ +421 905 222 333
AA taxi euro 4€ up to 8€ +421 2 16022
Super taxi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 16616
Taxi Bratislava Profi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 534 196 96

Public Transport

Please travel to the final bus stop Bratislava Avion Shopping Park. You can embark to one of the following busses: 63, 61. Length of the trip is about 20 minuts and the Avion Shopping Park stop is just next to the GateOne hotel. The ticket is 0,90EUR for adults. Tickets for the bus can be bought at every bus station. We just suggest you to have the coins, since the ticket machines don’t take the paper money.

Taxi
You can take one of the taxi services listed bellow to get to the hotel:

Taxi service Estimated fare Telephone
Easy Taxi 5€ +421 918 555 555
Fun taxi 4€ up to 8€ +421 905 222 333
AA taxi euro 4€ up to 8€ +421 2 16022
Super taxi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 16616
Taxi Bratislava Profi 4€  up to 8€ +421 2 534 196 96

Public Transport

Please travel to the final bus stop Bratislava Avion Shopping Park. At first please embark to the tram number 3 and travel to Racianske Myto. Then take the bus number 63 to the Avion Shopping park. Length of the trip is about 30 minuts and the Avion Shopping Park stop is just next to the GateOne hotel. The ticket is 1,20EUR for adults. Tickets for the bus can be bought at every bus station. We just suggest you to have the coins, since the ticket machines don’t take the paper money.

Migration and Visa questions

Exhibitors and visitors travelling from outside the European Union are recommended to carefully look at https://www.mzv.sk/web/en/consular_info/visa.