Travel information

Visa information

You might need a visa to enter Spain. You can obtain a formal invitation letter from the Organiser until 31 August 2018.
Please review the information below to understand the procedure for applying for such an invitation letter, depending on what country you are from.

If you have any remaining visa related questions, please contact [email protected]

If you come from China

1. Download and fill in this application form here

2. Make a copy of your passport and send together with the completed application form to [email protected]

3. After approval of your application, Ms. Ceci Cai will send you your invitation letter by post

If you come from the rest of Asia (excl. Japan & Korea)

1. Please fill in our online application form and upload a copy of your passport here

2. An invitation letter will be generated and sent to you by email

3. If you need a hard copy to be sent by post please send an email to Ms. Lau at [email protected]

If you come from Japan, Korea and all other countries

1. Please fill in our online application form

2. An invitation letter will be generated and sent to you by email

3. If you need a hard copy to be sent by post please send an email to [email protected]

Travel Services

B Network

UBM EMEA has appointed b network as the official accommodation agency for bioLIVE 2018. b network has secured a range of great accommodation solutions at every price point and is ready to assist with accommodation bookings at more than 60 properties from apartments to 5* luxury hotels in the Madrid area.

BOOK NOW WITH B NETWORK AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NEGOTIATED RATES

Don't hesitate to send your accommodation requirements in an e-mail to b network who will put together a tailor-made solution for you or your team. Alternatively, you can visit their dedicated and secured online booking centre.

Book your hotel now

Due to the high demand for hotel accommodation for this event we are advising exhibitors and visitors to make their booking early.

For more information regarding accommodation, transport or dining options please contact:

Ms Nuria Martín - [email protected]

Event location: 

IFEMA - Feria de Madrid, Hall 12
Avda. del Partenón, 5, 28042 Madrid, Spain
www.ifema.es
Tel: (34) 902 22 15 15
Tel: (34) 917 22 30 00

Event opening hours:

Tuesday 9 October 2018              09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Wednesday 10 October 2018       09:30 am - 17:30 pm
Thursday 11 October 2018           09:30 am - 16:00 pm

As bioLIVE is a trade event, no one under 18 years of age will be allowed to enter the exhibition.

How to get there: transport and access to IFEMA - Feria de Madrid

By plane

Madrid Barajas airport is located only 10 minutes from the exhibition complex, and just 15 kilometres from the city centre, with which it is connected by Metro (Airport station T-1, T-2 and T-3).

Now a top international airport, boasting a new fourth terminal airport station T-4, it guarantees daily connections from Feria de Madrid to all Spain's cities and to those throughout the world.

By Taxi:
With ranks at each entrance to the exhibition complex, more than 15,000 taxis are available to visitors to Feria de Madrid.

By car:
Feria de Madrid is linked by road to Madrid's major access routes and ring roads: the M11 (Exits 5 and 7), the M40 (Exits 5, 6 and 7) and the A2 (Exit 7). The South, North and East Entrances to the exhibition complex provide direct access to the various parking areas.

By Metro:
Access to Feria de Madrid is possible from anywhere in the city by means of Feria de Madrid station on Line 8, whose exit is at the South Entrance of the complex. Line 8 also connects the exhibition complexes with the different terminals of Barajas International Airport.

By Bus:
A wide bus network provides access to Feria de Madrid from different points in the city:

  • Route 112-Feria de Madrid-Bº Aeropuerto. 
  • Route 122-Avda. de América-Feria de Madrid.
  • Route 828-Universidad Autónoma-Alcobendas-Canillejas-Feria de Madrid.

Get ready to go to Madrid - check our tips!

If you're in search of creativity, culture and beauty there's no better place than Madrid! Take a promenade down the Paseo del Arte which is home to 3 of the biggest museums in the city.
 

Madrid's food markets are the place to be for a fun night spent people watching over tapas and a glass of vino. The most famous is Mercado de San Migueset in a beautiful glass and iron building near Placa Mayor.

While it is a bustling city, Madrid is also bursting with lush greenery and plenty of parks. El Retiro is a green oasis in the heart of the city which covers over 125 hectares and comprises more thab 15,000 trees