Conference Logistics

Country Delegates’ Itinerary:

Your personal travel itinerary will be e-mailed to you at your email address as provided in the conference registration form. In addition, you will receive a copy of your itinerary with your conference materials.

Country Delegates’ Accommodation:

All Country Delegates and conference speakers will be accommodated at the Corinthia Hotel in Saint Petersburg.

Single room accommodation including breakfast will be provided by the EBRD. All extras (phone, mini-bar etc.) should be paid by the participant during the check-out. If the participant would like to stay at the hotel after the event, they can benefit from the special group rate of € 250 per night. If you have not requested an extended stay in your registration form, please inform hotel on arrival.

There is no separate hotel booking references; please mention at the reception on your arrival to the hotel that an accommodation for you has been arranged by the EBRD. A designated member of hotel staff will assist you during your stay.

The hotel address and contact information is as follows:

The Corinthia Hotel
Nevsky Prospect, 57
Tel: +7 812 3802001
Fax: +7 812 3801937
E-mail: reservations.stpetersburg@corinthia.com
Website: http://www.corinthia.com/en/StPetersburg/home/

Lunch and Refreshments:

Lunches and refreshments (coffee breaks) are arranged and provided by the EBRD during the conference. All participants are invited to a dinner on 22 September 2011, hosted by the EBRD Procurement Department.

Please arrange for your other meals; we are sorry, but we are not able to provide for per diems.

Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers:

The EBRD has arranged the participants’ transportation from/to airport in St Petersburg. If requested during registration, the Country Delegate arriving to St Petersburg will be met at the arrival section of the airport by the Bank’s staff. Please look out for our representatives with the ‘EBRD Public Procurement Conference’ plates.
The taxi company telephone number is +7 812 3200 200; please mention that a transfer for you has been arranged by the EBRD.
On the Country Delegate’s departure he/she will be met at the hotel reception. Your transfer to the airport is scheduled 2 hours 30 minutes before your flight departure.
We are sorry, but we are not able to refund individually arranged trips by car/taxi.


The currency in Russia is Russian Ruble (RUB). The exchange rate as of today is approximately:

1 EUR = 41.38 RUB
1 USD = 29.61 RUB


The temperature will be around +10 Celsius. Please have your umbrella and rain jackets with you for unexpected rains.

Translation Services:

English-Russian simultaneous translation will be provided for the whole period of the conference.

At the conference reception, a designated member of the Bank’s staff will be happy to assist you.


Mrs Olga Anchishkina
Mr Stefan Creanga
Mr Kubilhan Ertugrul
Mr Mikhail Evraev
Mr Daniel Ivarsson
Mr Jan Jackholt