Venue and Travel

General Information

The conference will take place in Brno, second the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Lectures will be held in Congress Centre of BVV Trade Fairs. See the map below how to reach the conference venue.

Conference Centre Conference Centre

Venue address

Congress Centre, BVV Trade Fairs Brno
(Veletrhy Brno, Inc.), Brno, Czech Republic
Výstaviště 405/1, 603 00 Brno

How to get there - Local transportation

City transport in Brno will bring you from the city centre to the Exhibition Centre by tram No. 1 or by bus No. 84 and 44 (direction Pisarky).
Public Transport System of Brno (PDF)
Exhibition center plan

By car

For travelling on the motorway and high-speed roads from Vienna, Prague and Ostrava, a motorway sticker is required. Stickers are available on the frontier, at filling stations or post offices.

On the roads in city of Brno please follow the road signs "BVV" or "Vystaviste".

BVV access by car
Expoparking - first class parking
Exhibition center plan

GPS geographical coordinates

Main entry ................... 49°11'18.08"N; 16°35'8.26"E


Visa Requirements

The Czech Republic is a part of the Schengen area.
For further information, please check the European Commission website regarding Schengen Visas.



Transport from nearby airports

Brno airport is the nearest airport which you can use. The best way how to get from Brno airport is by taxi which is available 24-hours or you can use public transport which is going to the centre. The centre of Brno is about 10km from the airport and it takes about 15min by car.

Ostrava airport is located north from Brno and it is about 150km. The best transport which you can use is a train. The train station is next to departure hall. One of the most comfortable travel companies is Leo express. The train tickets can be bought in the main hall or you can book them online before yours journey.

Vienna airport is about 130km from Brno and the best transport vehicle is bus. One of the best busses to use is RegioJet which is going from airport to the centre of Brno. The bus tickets can be bought in the main hall or you can book them online before yours journey.

Prague, Václav Havel airport is located in the heart of the Czech republic and it is also the capital city. Prague is about 200km to Brno and there is a highway which is connecting these two towns. The easiest way how to get to Brno is by RegioJet buses or Flixbus. If you prefer train transport you can also use Leo express. The train tickets or bus tickets can be bought in the main hall or you can book them online before yours journey.

Tips to Trips

Useful information about trips around Brno you can find on the site


In-competition fireworks Starobrno Ignis Brunensis at Brno Dam. Photo: Robert Vystrčil

The jubilee twentieth international in-competition firework festival STAROBRNO IGNIS BRUNENSIS is to take place in Brno at the end of May and during the month of June. A total of seven firework shows have been prepared to mark this twentieth jubilee - the out-of-competition opening and closing shows over Špilberk Castle in the centre of Brno and five firework shows in the main competition on the surface of Brno Dam. This all goes to make the festival in Brno in 2017 one of the largest pyrotechnical events in Europe and around the world with five or more in-competition firework shows alongside such destinations as Cannes, Montreal, Macao and Hannover.