Barcelona, October 24 and 25 2011 Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I- Avda. Diagonal, 661-671 08028 Barcelona

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SPANISH ENERGY CLUB - ENERGY SPANISH INSTITUTE is an association of Spanish companies and other nationalities and professional partners in the energy sector or related to it. Its primary objective is to promote the dissemination of ideas related to the generation, transmission, distribution and transformation of energy and its rational use, as well as the environment and natural resources. It also promotes and explores new trends in the economy, regulation and management of the energy business, while maintaining the objectivity and independent entity.

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The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) was born as an initiative with an international and based in Barcelona, ??with the aim of thinking about the Mediterranean, increase their wealth and cultural diversity and make it an area of ??freedom, harmony and prosperity. A consortium participated by the Generalitat of Catalonia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and the Spanish City of Barcelona, ??and has inherited the experience and heritage of the Catalan Institute of Mediterranean, founded in 1989. The IEMed promotes research, debate and dissemination, proving their ability to address major issues of the Mediterranean agenda and acts as the service platform initiatives for cooperation with countries of southern and eastern Mediterranean, and becomes a cultural center that promotes mutual understanding and dialogue through art, science and culture.


The Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I and its installations provide the ideal setting for the IV Euro-Mediterranean Energy Forum.

Surrounded by its own private garden and with its bold, avant-garde design, the hotel is an institution in Barcelona. The Rey Juan Carlos I is popular with international personalities and travellers with a taste for first class service.

Opened just before the 1992 Olympics, the hotel rises 16 storeys at the northern end of Avenida Diagonal, in a wealthy neighbourhood filled with corporate headquarters, banks and exclusive stores.

Among its most striking design features is a soaring inner atrium with its glass-sided elevator. What is more, there is no other hotel in the city of Barcelona that can offer guests the choice of three swimming pools and over 25,000 square metres of historical early 20th century gardens in which to relax, exercise or take a romantic walk.

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I. Vista exterior
Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I. Vista vestibulo

How to get there

Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I *****GL
Avda. Diagonal, 661-671
08028 Barcelona
Site del Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I

From Barcelona El Prat airport

By car/taxi:

Leaving the airport, take the B-17 in the direction of Barcelona (5 kilometres) and follow the signs B-20, Ronda de Dalt (blue). Once on the B-20, continue straight on until you reach exit 11 (Les Corts - Zona Universitaria). From there you will be able to see the Hotel. Continue 200 metres on the right-hand side of Avenida Diagonal and take the second turning on the right to reach the Hotel. (Travel time: around 15 min.)


By train/metro:

The train station is right next to the airport. Take the train to Sants Estació, the city’s main station. From there change to metro line 3 (the green line) and get off at the Zona Universitaria stop (2 minutes from the Hotel on foot). (Travel time: around 40 min.)


By Aerobus:

The Aerobus is a shuttle bus service that links Barcelona airport to the main areas of the city. The Aerobus stop is right outside the airport (in all the terminals). To get to the Hotel. get off at Plaza España (first stop). Then take metro line 3 (the green line) and get off at the Zona Universitaria stop (2 minutes from the Hotel on foot). (Travel time: around 35 min.)


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Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain.

Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, Barcelona has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire’s colonization in 200 BC.

The city is home to an abundance of museums and churches and, with its striking gothic design and spectacular cathedrals, the Gothic Quarter is a magnificent example of Barcelona’s ability to preserve its architecture and history.

As well its cultural wealth, Barcelona is also a very modern city, full of energy and vitality, sophistication, elegance and romance. A city with a steady buzz of activity and a constant stream of visitors enjoying the hundreds of cafés, bars and shopping areas

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