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How to participate

Participation in Business2Sea is free of charge, except in the exhibition, which conditions can be found here.


We are pleased that you are interested in participating in Business2Sea. The online registration is closed. However, in case you want to attend the conferences or the workshops, you can do your registration during the event.


Alfândega do Porto Congress Centre

Located at the historic area of Porto and built 150 years ago to host the customs, it was refurbished and adapted to its current use in the 90s by Portuguese architect Souto Moura. He was able to highlight its singular construction within the city landscape.

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Getting there

The B2Sea organisation provides collective transport service between the Congress Centre Alfândega de Porto and the hotels with agreement.

You can also arrive by taxi or using the local public transport.


The Business2Sea has agreements with different hotels around the city to provide special rates to participants.

Information and reservations.

About Porto

Porto city, the second bigger in Portugal, is located in the north, at the right bank of Duero river.

Selected as the best European destination in 2012, 2014 and 2017 by European Best Destinations, its historic area was granted as World Heritage by UNESCO in 1996. The cathedral, São Bento railway station, the clergymen’s church and tower, D. Luís I bridge or the Stock Market Palace are some monuments worthy of a visit.

European capital of culture in 2001, Porto also offers a number of cultural reference places such as Serralves Museum or Lello book store.

Worldwide known due to Porto wine, its standing out gastronomy includes traditional dishes such as tripas á moda do Porto, el bacalhau (cod fish) á Gomes de Sá or the francesinha.

The city has six bridges crossing the Duero river and connect with Vilanova de Gaia, and holds the distinction of “undefeated”.

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