Conference Venue

Graz – the second largest city in Austria with 260.000 inhabitants – offers ideal conditions for successful conventions. There are many reasons for choosing Graz. However, all event organisers have one thing in common – they are highly enthusiastic about picturesque Old Town, the attractive cultural program, the quality and diversity of the cuisine and the excellent infrastructure of the conference venues.


Messe Congress Graz
Messeplatz 1
8010 Graz


Arriving by Airplane

Graz Airport is connected to many major cities in Europe, some of which are Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, Zurich, London, Rotterdam, Hannover. Contact your travel agency for flight connections to Graz.

Travelling by Train

Graz can be reached by train from many major cities in Europe. Main lines connect Graz from Salzburg (Munich), Linz and Vienna. Contact your travel agency for train connections.

Arriving by Car

You can drive to Graz by car via the motorway A2 from Vienna (appr. 170km, 2,5 hours), A9 from Linz (appr. 200km, 3 h), A9/A10 from Salzburg (250km, 4h) or A2 from Klagenfurt (150km, 2h). Please note that Austrian motorways are toll roads. A “Vignette” has to be purchased at the Austrian border or a petrol station near the border.


Parking is possible at the parking site at Fröhlichgasse, adjacent to the conference venue. More information will soon follow.

Public Transportation

Graz is a town with a perfect public transportation system. Main transportation is established by city tram (BIM) and busses. The transportation center is Jakomini Platz in downtown Graz. From there, every location can easily be reached by public transportation. A one-hour ticket costs EUR 1.90.

Alternatively, taxis can be taken for ground transportation. A one-way fare from the conference location to train main station is about EUR 15.00, the fare to Graz Airport is about EUR 20.00. Taxis must be called per phone. Call 878 for a local taxi center. For further information refer to our registration desk.

Hotel Information/Accomodation

Graz Tourismus GmbH
Barbara Maria Kollmann
phone: +43 316 80 75 – 490
fax: +43 316 80 75 – 55

For last-minute hotel reservations please use our online hotel reservation system:
hotel reservation i-know 2013.


Find all information about Graz in this document by the city of Graz.

Useful Links

For further information, please see Graz Tourist Information office.