Conference venue Riocentro is 32 km away from Galeão–Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)
and 35km away from the Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) There are more than 300 weekly direct flights between Rio and foreign cities.
Rio is a must on the itinerary of all who visit Brazil.
There are options in all price ranges in the Barra da Tijuca neighborhood, which will host the ICM.
Our conference center Riocentro is less than 18km away from some 10,000 hotel rooms.
Subway, buses and BRT are the main means of public transportation in the city. Conference venue Riocentro
may be reached by the last two means. Rio’s yellow cabs are a cost-effective option for groups of people.
The city also boasts a bike share system.
In Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian cuisine is well represented with several regional specialty restaurants.
Barra da Tijuca is one of Rio's largest culinary centers, with a wide selection of bars and restaurants
offering the best of local and international cuisine.
Beyond the exuberant natural surroundings, you'll have the opportunity to visit museums, cultural centers and
historical buildings, as well as enjoying the performing arts and shopping. Major musical and theatrical
productions are always running, as well as the latest movies. By day or by night, Rio de Janeiro offers a wide
variety of shopping malls, restaurants and tourist attractions. Rio's largest and most modern entertainment and
leisure centers are located in Barra da Tijuca.
The Riocentro Exhibition & Convention Center located in Barra da Tijuca is the largest convention center in Latin
America and has hosted many major international events including The United Nations Conference on Environment and
Development (UNCED), the 17th World Petroleum Congress of 2002, and Rio+20.
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