General Information

​​​VENUE

1335 Avenue of the Americas 
New York, NY, 10019 
USA 
Tel: +1-212-586-7000 
Fax: +1-212-315-1374 

GETTING TO THE CONGRESS VENUE

You can access the New York Hilton Hotel by taxi or metro. The Congress venue is located on Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue​) between West 53rd and West 54th Streets; 53rd Street is west bound and 54th Street is east bound. LaGuardia Airport is located 8 miles away, JFK Airport is located 17 miles away and Newark Airport is located 15 miles away. Grand Central station is 15 minutes across town, Penn Station is 15 minutes downtown and Port Authority is 10 minutes downtown. 
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OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The official language of this Congress is English.

CLOTHING

During the entire Congress, attire will be casual and informal.

​delegate discount pass

For savings throughout the city, please click here for the New York City Delegate Discount Pass 2016.

EXHIBITION & Support​

A professional exhibition will be held within the framework of the WIP Congress 2016. 
For details regarding support opportunities and/or exhibition space, please contact: Mrs. Audrey Alloul, Director, Sponsorship & Exhibition Sales (aalloul@kenes.com).

CLIMATE

The weather in NYC in May is generally pleasant, with an average temperature range of 29-22°C (84-74°F).

CURRENCY

The US Dollar ($) is the official currency in the United States of America. 

VISAS

Participants of WIP Congress 2016 are requested to consult the US Embassy or Consulate in their home country or via a travel agency for specific details relating to visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the WIP Congress 2016 participant to obtain a visa if required.​ For visa instructions, please click here.

OFFICIAL LETTERS OF INVITATION

Please send a request for an official invitation letter to our Invitation Department via the Contact Us page. Please make sure to send us your full name (as printed in your passport), full postal address and passport number. An official invitation letter will be created and sent to you by e-mail within 5-7 working days. 

LIABILITY & INSURANCE

The WIP Congress 2016 Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants and accompanying persons. WIP Congress 2016 participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip. 

AGENT FOR ITALIAN PARTICIPANTS

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TWT srl​
Mr. Gianni Frontani
Via Arrigo Davila 130
00179 ROME
ITALY
Tel. 0039 06 44249321
Fax. 0039 06 99331533
gfrontani@twt-team.it
alupidi@twt-team.it


congress ​ORGANIZER & SECRETARIAT

WIP Congress 2016 Secretariat
Kenes International
kenes
7, rue Francois-Versonnex , C.P. 6053
CH-1211, Geneva 6 
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 908 0488​ 
Fax: + 41 22 906 9140
E-mail: wip@kenes.com 

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