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Event Description

Hispack 2012 Barcelona                      Tweet this All Barcelona events
International packaging trade show
Event type: Trade visitors only
Event date:
Tuesday 15 May 2012 to  Friday 18 May 2012
Event location: 
Pavilions 1, 2 and 3 at Gran Via Exhibition Centre
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Hispack packaging exhibition presents the latest design solutions, new materials, manufacturing processes, packaging, and all kinds of packaging for consumer and industrial sectors

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Event address & map

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Avinguda de Joan Carles I, 64,
Postal Code:
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Country: es

How to get to this venue

How to get to Fira Gran Via Exhibition Centre Barcelona

Where is the Fira Gran Via trade show exhibition centre Barcelona? The Fira Gran Via exhibition centre is located in the Hospitalet de Llobregat area of Barcelona, which is just outside the city centre on the south side of Montjuic hill about half-way between Barcelona airport and the Barcelona city centre. It is 15 minutes by car from Barcelona city centre and 10 minutes from Barcelona airport

Address & directions Fira Gran Via
Avinguda de Joan Carles I, 64, 08908, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

Hotels nar Fira Gran Via trade show area and Fira Gran Via convention centre 

Fira Gran Via exhibition area and convention centre is located just outside the Barcelona city centre in the Hospitalet de Llobregat suburb of Barcelona which is about 7 km from Barcelona central Plaza Catalunya square and about 4km from Barcelona's other big exhibition area called Fira Montjuic.  Both the Fira Gran Via and the Fira Montjuic are owned by Fira de Barcelona, who organise many of Barcelona biggest trade fairs and exhibitions.

The Fira Gran Via area also has a convention and congress centre called the "Centre de Convencions Gran Via."
The Fira Gran Via trade fair buildings were designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito and are one of the most modern exhibition areas in Europe. The Fira Gran Via site has 240,000 square metres of exhibition space in 8 pavilions, a heliport with two helipads and one of the biggest roof photovoltaic plants in the world. Some of the biggest trade shows in Barcelona take place at the Fira Gran Via including the Barcelona International Food and Drinks Exhibition "Alimentaria" and the MWC Mobile World Congress and many more.

Hotels near Fira Gran Via Exhibition centre
The Gran Via exhibition area is just outside the city centre in a suburb of Barcelona. The exhibition centre is excellent, but apart from shopping malls, there are few attractions in this industrial area, so many visitors also choose to stay in Barcelona. But there are an increasing number of new and modern hotels very close to the Gran Via exhibition centre, which you can find on the links below. The Gran Via exhibition centre is close to the city centre by train or taxi, so you can also choose hotels in the centre of Barcelona.

If you plan to go by public transport to the Gran Via exhibition area, but prefer to stay in Barcelona city centre, then you might want to consider booking hotels close to the street Gran Via in Barcelona. If you are close to the Gran Via street, then you can take the L1  red metro line to Plaza Espanya and from the Plaza Espanya metro station you change on the same ticket to the FGC train to get to the FGC station Europa Fira, which is the closest to the Gran Via exhibition area.

Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel 
4 star
Hotel Porta Fira 4 star
Hotel SB Plaza Europa4 star
Hesperia Tower 5 star
AC Hotel SOM by Marriot 4 star 
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The Fira Gran Via trade show area is the RED marker on the map below. 

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Getting to Fira Gran Via convention centre Barcelona

From Fira Gran Via to Plaza Catalunya in the city centre:  about 7 km and 20 minutes by taxi.
From Fira Gran Via to Barcelona airport: about 9 km which takes 15 minutes by taxi.
From Fira Gran Via to Fira Montjuic exhibition area: about 4 km which takes 8 minutes by taxi.

By Metro:
There is no metro station close to Fira Gran Via.

By FGC train (linked to metro system)
Nearest FCG Station:  Europa Fira - then 5 minute walk
Europa Fira station is on any of S33, S8, R6 , S4, R5 lines on Llobregat - Anoia line which you can take from
Connect via metro on Plaza Espanya the take FGC trains to FGC Europa Fira station.

By bus

Bus lines to Fira Gran Via: 37, 65, 72, 79, 109, 125, L72, L80, L81, L83, L87
 Night bus lines to Fira Gran Via : N1, N15, N16 and N17

Shuttle bus connection Plaza Espanya
For some events there are free shuttle buses from airport and Plaza Espanya. Check with the organisers of the event that you are visiting.

How to get to Plaza Espanya by Metro:
Station: Pl. Espanya. Metro lines 1, 3 and FGC trains (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat)
How to get to Plaza Espanya by bus:
Bus lines: 
9, 13, 27, 30, 38, 50, 52, 53, 55, 56, 57, 61, 65, 91, 109, 141, EA, EN, EB 
Barcelona airport Aerobús bus lines has a stop at Pl Espanya

By car
The Fira Gran Via is on highway C-31 Gran Via.

 The Fira Gran Via site has 5,000 parking places

Disabled access
There are lifts available around the Fira Gran Via

Top Hotels near Fira Gran Via

Hotel Porta Fira
Hotel Porta Fira - 4 star
•  Modern tower hotel located opposite Fira Gran Via trade fair entrance
•  Stylish minimalist rooms with flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and city views
•  Facilities include restaurant, snack bar, café, gym with sauna
•  200m from Europa Fira FGC metro station
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Hotel Fira Congress
Hotel Fira Congress - 4 star
•  New and modern hotel opposite Fira Gran Via trade fair area
•  Stylish rooms with satellite TV, rain-effect showers and free minibar
•  Restaurant, reading room, cafe, gym and spa, free Wi-Fi
•  Free 24h transfer to airport + Free transfer to city 4 times a day
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Hotel Hesperia Tower
Hotel Hesperia Tower - 5 star
• Futuristic tower hotel 5 minutes by car from Fira Gran Via
• Luxurious rooms with spectacular city views
• Top-floor domed panoramic restaurant
• Metropolitan sports center and 5,000 sqm convention centre
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AC Hotel Som by Marriott
AC Hotel Som by Marriott - 4 star
•  Stylish hotel 5 minutes walk from Fira Gran Via exhibition centre
•  Modern rooms have flat-screen satellite TV and free minibar
•  Restaurant, lounge bar, 24-hour room service and gym
•  Free Wi-Fi in public areas and Wi-Fi in rooms at extra cost
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Hotel Eurostars Lex near Fira Gran ViaEurostars Lex - 4 star
• New stylish business hotel 5 mins drive from Fira Gran Via
• Sound-proofed design rooms with flat screen satellite TV and Wi-Fi
• Facilities include small gym and a lobby bar with room service
• Meeting rooms available
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