Barcelona International Convention Centre

Opened in 2004 for the Universal Forum of Cultures event, the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) has since become a leading European location for event organisation. Enjoying a privileged location in modern, cosmopolitan Barcelona, the CCIB can be found within the city’s new business and technology district, known as 22@.

Address: Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019 Barcelona, Spain


Lively, modern, international, mediterranean, multicultural, enterprising, friendly, and attractive. With a fantastic cuisine and great architectural and cultural heritage, there is no doubt that we are talking about Barcelona. There are few cities in the world that can offer as many different reasons to celebrate an important date there.

On the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, its strategic location, a modern, thorough network of services, wide ranging experience of hosting all kinds of events, and its own particularly inviting character have all made Barcelona one of the three most important business tourism destinations, according to the ICCA’s annual ranking.

Barcelona is considered generally safe for tourists, but note there are an large amount of pick-pockets and bag thieves in all Barcelona areas that have popular tourist attractions. Other areas of the city generally does not have problems with pickpockets except near major tourist attractions. Please be sure to keep your belongings safe and secure at all times. 

Barcelona International Convention Centre

The Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) is located in the Barcelona neighbourhood of Sant Martí, in the Diagonal Mar area that was remodeled according to the new urban plan that was drawn up for the celebration of the Universal Forum of Cultures in 2004.

  • 20 km to the airport
  • 5 km to the Estació de França train station
  • 6 km to the city centre
  • 500 m from the beach


As an attendee at the Acceleration Summit and Accelerate 2020 events, your hotel will be booked on your behalf. You will be asked to confirm your dates of arrival and departure during the registration process. Once you have registered your hotel assignment will be confirmed. Note, there is a number of hotels contracted for Fortinet employees. Not all employees will be staying at the same hotels.  

CCIB’s location offers you quick access to the airport along with a variety of different modes transport that allow you to travel to the city centre.


20 km from CCIB

Car rental services and app based transportation available


Follow C-31 and B-10 to Av. del Litoral in Barcelona

Take exit 24 from B-10 to CCIB parking


20 minutes from CCIB

Taxi ecològic

Taxi amic


Aiport: Bus A1 or A2

Transfer: at Pl. Espanya - FGC to Bus H16

Stop: Pg Taulat-Pl de Llevant

1 minute walk to CCIB


Tram stop T4 Fòrum

5 minute walk to CCIB


Metro stop L4 Maresme/Fòrum

5 minute walk to CCIB