Innovation Tour: NOVA School of Business Economics & GS1 Portugal Headquarters & Knowledge Centre

Plan to join us for a tour of the NOVA School of Business & Economics. Nova SBE is home to the most innovative way of learning, sharing, and growing in Europe. The 90.000 m² campus of Nova SBE stands out as an idyllic scenario for a learning experience like no other. See how GS1 Portugal is partnering with the School and how they are using GS1 standards. The tour continues with an exclusive visit to the headquarters of GS1 Portugal. This emblematic building won in 2017 the National Real Estate Award for Best Building of the Year, with a facade signed by the urban artist Vhils. You will have the opportunity to further explore innovation in the GS1 Portugal Knowledge Centre. Next, we'll head back to the hotel for lunch together. 

Date/Time: Tuesday, 2 June, 09:00-12:30

Price: 100€ (VAT included)

Dress code: Casual and comfortable shoes

Meeting point/time: Epic SANA Hotel Lobby at 08:30

Welcome reception

The welcome reception is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with peers and meet new ones. Join us for this elegant social gathering, hosted by GS1 Portugal

Date/Time: Tuesday, 2 June, 18:00-20:00

Attendees: All GS1 delegates, spouses or partners

Price: no cost for GS1 delegates and one guest

Dress code: Business

Location: Epic SANA Hotel, lobby

GS1 and GS1 Portugal Joint Management Board Dinner

Date/Time: Tuesday, 2 June, 20:00-23:00

Attendees: By invitation only, GS1 Management Board and GS1 Portugal Board, partners/spouses and accompanying guests.

Dress code: Business

Meeting point: Meet at 19:30 in lobby of Epic SANA hotel for departure to GS1 Portugal

Gala Dinner at Pátio da Galé

Pátio da Galé is the unique, elegant venue of the Gala Dinner. It provides an exhilarating ambience for a magical night of networking. Throughout the evening, expect Portuguese hospitality and cuisine at its finest. Surprises, Fado, Cante Alentejano and much more await you!

Date/Time: Wednesday, 3 June, 19:00-22:30

Attendees: All GS1 Delegates and partners/spouses

Price: No cost for GS1 delegates and one guest. Additional guests can attend at cost of 180 € (VAT included) per adult. Children under 15 years can attend for a cost of 100 € (VAT included) per child.

Dress code: Men: black tie or dark suit with tie; Ladies: cocktail attire

Meeting point/time: Meet at 18:30 for departure from EPIC SANA Hotel, lobby

Address: Praça do Comércio – Ala Poente, 1100-148 Lisboa

Optional networking dinner at Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB)

Join us for a sparkling evening at CCB (Cultural Center of Belém) with an amazing view along Tejo. Exciting and fun entertainment as well as tasty cuisine will provide the perfect atmosphere for you to get to know peers and develop new collaborative opportunities.

Date: Wednesday, 4 June, 19:00-22:00

Price: 160 € (VAT included) per adult, Children under 15 years may attend for 100 € (VAT included)

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point/time: Meet in Epic SANA Lobby at 18:15 for departure

Address: Centro Cultural de Belém, Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa

Get to know: Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, MAAT (Museum of Art, Architecture & Technology), Pastéis de Belém (Custard Tarts)

Travel back in time and uncover the golden age of Portuguese history! During this tour you will pass by some famous monuments in Belém including the 25th April Bridge (providing the perfect photo opportunity!), the impressive Monastery of Jerónimos, Belém Tower and, of course, taste Lisbon’s original Pastel de Nata (custard tart). A little more modern, you will also have the chance to visit MAAT, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology. Lunch is included in this tour.

Date/Time: Wednesday, 3 June, 09:30-16:00

Price: 145 € (VAT included); Children under 15, 100 € (VAT included)

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: Epic SANA Hotel, lobby at 09:00

Walking tour – Get to know: Alfama, Mouraria, São Jorge Castle

This tour is where you can find what Lisbon stands for. Meet the steep winding alleys, the hidden landmark churches, the old ladies sitting out, the Fado tunes and the breath-taking views. During this tour you will have a closer look through Alfama and Mouraria neighborhoods and São Jorge Castle. You will also have the chance to take a ride on one of our typical trams. Lunch is included

Date/Time: Thursday, 4 June, 09:30-16:00

Price: 140 € (VAT included). Children under 15 years 100 € (VAT included)

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: Epic SANA Hotel, Lobby at 09:00

Highlights of Lisbon & Cascais & Sintra

During this day you will have the opportunity to explore a different side of Lisbon, Principe Real neighborhood, a wonderful bag of mixed goodies with great shopping, lush gardens and beautiful architecture. After this warm up, get to know the outskirts of the city and visit beautiful, sunny, coastal Cascais and Sintra, a place full of magic, history and mystery, where nature and humanity have combined in such a perfect symbiosis that UNESCO has granted it Word Heritage Site status. Lunch is included.

Date/Time: Friday, 5 June, 09:30-18:00

Price: 195 € (VAT included), Children under 15 years 150 € (VAT included)

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: Epic SANA lobby at 09:00

Tours after the GA

GS1 Portugal's appointed event and tourism agency is organising sightseeing tours after the GA for 6-7 June. More details will be provided soon for tours to:

  1. Highlights of Oporto
  2. Óbidos, Nazaré, Alcobaça
  3. Fátima
  4. Alto Douro Vinhateiro (Património Mundial da UNESCO