Social programme

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will take place on Thursday 29 September 2022 at Palácio da Bolsa. 
The Palácio da Bolsa (Stock Exchange Palace) can be found in the historical centre of the city and is currently the headquarters of Porto’s Commercial Association. This neoclassical National Monument is classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Date: Thursday 29 September 2022
Time: 19:00 - 21:00 hours.
Price: Free, but registration is required.
Address details: Palácio da Bolsa, R. de Ferreira Borges, 4050-253 Porto, Portugal
Transportation: The venue is located on walking distance from the congress centre, so no transportation has been arranged.

Dinner Dance

The Dinner Dance will take place on Friday 30 September 2022 at The Baron’s Hall & Gallery.
Founded in 1756 by Royal Charter by King D. José I, Real Companhia Velha, is the oldest Port Wine company in Portugal. The cellars of this bicentennial company are located in Vila Nova de Gaia, in front of the City of Porto, and store a wide selection of Port Tawny wines - aged in oak casks - as well as the private wine cellar of the family with more than 16.000 bottles of rare Vintage Port Wines, with the oldest date dating back to 1765.
The magnificent room, with surrounding Port wine barrels provide an ideal venue for this exciting event!

The Dinner Dance is kindly sponsored by 


Date: Friday 30 September 2022
Time: 19:00 - 00:00 hours.
Price: €55,-
Address details: The Baron’s Hall & Gallery, Av. Dom João II, 4430-415 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Transportation: Bus transportation has been arranged. All buses will leave at 18:00 hrs. from the West Parking Space of the congress centre. Please make sure to be on time!