Event Practical Info

This section presents practical information about the event. Feel free to download the PDF version (at the bottom of the page) and print it if needed. Kindly be reminded that no printed documents will be handed out during the event.

How to get from the airport to the venue?

By taxi: Taxis will be available outside of the airport. You can find taxis stations at the arrival of :

– Terminal 1 Door A1

– Terminal 2 Door A3

You can book a taxi by calling Taxi Riviera Nice +33 (0)4 93 13 78 78, or via their application.

Most drivers speak english, but be sure to specify you want an English-speaking driver when you book your taxi. 

Please find more details on their website.

The price for a taxi from the airport to the venue is approximately €45 (Cash and Visa Card are accepted)

You can also use VTC such as Bolt or Uber.

The duration of the trip is approximately of 10 minutes without traffic and 25 minutes with traffic.

By tramway: Please use the Line 2 from the Terminal 2 towards Port Lympia. Stop at the Jean Médécin station. The trip duration is 38 minutes (including 10 minutes of walking). The tramway ticket costs 1,70€.

By bus: Please use line 12 from the stop Aéroport / Promenade towards Palais des Expositions. Please stop at Congrès/Promenade. The trip duration is 25 minutes (including 10 minutes of walking). The bus ticket costs 2,10€. 

An alternative itinerary is using the line 630 from Aéroport Promenade towards Vauban G R and stopping at Albert 1er Verdun. The trip duration is 32 minutes (including a 7 minutes walk). The bus ticket costs 2,10€.

By car: Once you exit the airport, join the ‘Promenade des Anglais’. 

The public parking (Interparking) is located right underneath the hotel in the same building, phone: +33 9 70 14 01 11

The Venue

The venue of the event is Le Méridien Nice, located at 1 Promenade des Anglais, 06046 Nice.

Contact of Le Méridien Hotel:

All the meetings and conferences will take place in the conference center of Le Méridien Nice. 

Floor map of the conference center is available here.

Official language

All the programme will be held in English.

Registration desk information

The registration desk will be open at Le Méridien Nice, at the entrance of the Conference Center (same level as the hotel’s reception).
Tuesday 28 May: 12:30 – 17:00
Wednesday 29 May: 08:30 – 17:00
Thursday 30 May: 08:30 – 18:00
Friday 31 May: 09:00 – 14:00
Hot line of the registration desk: Mélanie +33 (0)6 28 73 63 09.


Eco-friendly identification badges are provided at the registration desk.
All delegates, speakers and accompanying persons must wear their name badge at all times during the programme. If you misplace your name badge, please go to the registration desk to arrange for a replacement.
For AGM, on Thursday 30 May morning, all voting members are required to present their ID card or passport.
Note: staff members will wear orange lanyards, should you need any kind information, feel free to ask them.


Free-of-charge WiFi service is available at the conference center of Le Méridien Nice.

Health and security

Nice is a quite safe city but, as in any city, please be careful of your belongings.

Note that taxi drivers are usually driving fast in Nice, therefore, if you are walking, please be careful. 

The nearest hospital is : Clinique du Parc Imperial. The address is: 28 Boulevard du Tzarewitch, 06000 Nice. The phone number is : +33 4 92 07 75 75 

In case of a medical problem, please call the SAMU at 15.

In case of an accident, please call the firefighters at 18.

In case of an agression, please call the police at 17.

Coffee breaks ans lunches

Coffee, tea and snacks will be served in the conference center foyer ‘Espace Mougins’ according to the programme.
Buffet lunches will be served in the restaurant ‘Riviera’ on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 May.
On Friday 31 May, cocktail lunch will be served in the conference center foyer ‘Espace Mougins’ ‘(same area as coffee breaks).
For dietary specificities, please refer to the labels on the buffet stations or ask to the waiters.

Gala dinner

The gala dinner will take place on Thursday 30 May, at the Domaine du Mont Leuze:
600 Chem. du Mont Leuze
06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer

Dress code: chic and elegant. Don’t forget to bring a light jacket, evenings can be fresh.
Bus transfers: the Domaine du Mont Leuze is located on the heights of Villefranche-Sur-Mer at an altitude of almost 600 meters. The roads will be narrow and sinuous for the last 5 minutes of the journey. Drivers will be very careful and drive slowly. Once you get there, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of Nice and Cap-Ferrat!
Programme of the evening:
18:30: departure of the buses – meeting point at the entrance of Le Méridien Nice
Note: make sure to go to the ground floor by taking the escalators, the meeting point is in front of the hotel. Please do not stay in the hotel lobby/reception.
Note: seven 20 seat buses will be available and will leave as buses get full.
19:00 – 20:00: Welcome cocktail
20:00 – 20:10: Welcome speeches
20:10 – 22:30: dinner
22:30 – 23:30: party
22:30: departure of the 1st bus to Le Méridien Nice
22:30 – 23:30: several departures will be organised as buses get full
23:30: departure of the last bus to Le Méridien Nice

Optional Excursion to the 'Saint-Honorat island'

Programme of the day – Saturday 1 June 2024:

08:30 Departure from the Méridien Nice to Quai Lebeuf Cannes by bus 

10:00 Public boat transfer to the island 

10:30 Guided visit of the Saint-Honorat Island with a wine tasting

12:00 Lunch at the restaurant of the island

13:30 Free time

15:00 Light snack at the restaurant

15:30 End of day & Public boat transfer back

17:00 Return to Meridien Nice

Note: departure meeting point at the entrance of Le Méridien Nice. Make sure to go to the ground floor by taking the escalators, the meeting point is in front of the hotel. Please do not stay in the hotel lobby/reception.

Note: if you need to quit the excursion earlier, please indicate it at the registration desk of Le Méridien conference center, from 28 to 30 May.

Download here the map/guide of the island.

Advanced registration was required. Price per person: 120€ VAT included.

Optional Guided Tours in Nice

Wednesday 29 May, morning, departure at 10:00 (2h30 tour)
- Visit of the Old Nice : Opéra de Nice, Cathédrale Sainte Reparate de Nice
- Flower market Cours Saleya
- Stop to have a drink in a typical café at Cours Saleya

Wednesday 29 May, afternoon, departure at 14:00 (2h30 tour)
- Visit of the Colline du Château and its waterfall
- Visit of the Nice city center
- Ice cream tasting in a well known shop of place Rossetti

Thursday 30 May, morning, departure at 9:30 (2h30 tour)
- Visit of the Place Masséna
- Visit of the the Quartier des Cimiez and its monastery
- Visit of the Cimiez gardens with light 'provençal' snack

Note: departure meeting point at the entrance of Le Méridien Nice. Make sure to go to the ground floor by taking the escalators, the meeting point is in front of the hotel. Please do not stay in the hotel lobby/reception.

Advanced registration was required. Price per person: 10€ VAT included per tour.

Lost and found

Any found item may be returned to the registration desk. Inquiries about lost items can be addressed to the registration desk and/or the hotel’s reception desk.


Event organisers will apply the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle principle with furniture and promotional material.

Every little step counts, you can be part of it with small actions such as:
  • Regularly visiting the event website in its mobile version to see the programme of the event
  • Bringing your own reusable water bottle, water fountains will be available in the venue
  • We encourage you to also offset your own emissions via available platforms such as:
Event organisers would like to minimise/eliminate the single use goods and reduce plastic and paper consumption:
Catering and coffee breaks
  • Preference is given to local, seasonal and organic food. Alternative meals can be requested for specific dietary;
  • Water is served from drinking water fountains, and in real glasses.
Materials for the participants
  • Welcome packs will include only local, traditional and recyclable gifts and will be given in a paper bag;
  • No individual notebooks and pens will be provided in the meeting rooms. A stock will be available at the welcome desk of the conference center in case of need.
Information material/ways
  • Printing information material is avoided as much as possible, all the information is available online, including the programmes.
Click here to see more information about sustainable hotels, venues and suppliers.


On-site, at all times during the programme, you can contact WMH Project members (event agency):

To request registration, please send an email to contact@efdi-event2024.fr

Mobile version of the website