​​Palace of the Parliament 
Venue: Palace of the Parliament ​ 
The 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities is being h​eld at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest:​
Conference rooms
Alexandru I Cuza hall
Nicolae Iorga hall
Nicolae Bă​lcescu ​hall

​Shuttle services
Shuttle services are set up between the airport, the hotels suggested by the Romanian Presidency as well as the event venues. Please find further information here.
Badge pick-up points
There will be two badge pick-up points
  1. The main one will be at the airport, at the Summit-dedicated info point near the baggage claim
  2. For the Romanian participants and foreign delegates who do not pick up their badge at the airport, the second pick-up point will be located at the C1 entrance of the Romanian Parliament.
​Participants need to present their accreditation approval to get their badge.

There will be a guarded cloakroom in the entrance hall of the building for the duration of the event. However, to speed up security checks, we advise you to avoid bringing your luggage to the event if possible. On 15 March, it will be possible to leave your luggage in one of the guarded busses provided by the Romanian Presidency outside the C1 entrance of the venue.​

Special and medical assistance 
Please specify in the registration form if you will need any special assistance during the event. 
There will be first aid points in the venue for the duration of the summit.  

Simultaneous​ interpreting will be provided during all sessions. Details about language coverage for a specific session will soon be provided in the summit programme.

There will be free Wi-Fi access inside the meeting rooms and throughout the building. No password is needed. 

Web-streaming and social media
The summit's sessions will be recorded live and broadcast on this website.
To share your comments on the conference and engage with others via Twitter, please use #EUlocal.

Image disclaimer
During the summit, you may be photographed or filmed by a photographer or camera operator working on behalf of the CoR. Please note that the CoR is responsible solely for photos and videos taken by its staff or contractors. For more information, please consult the Legal notice of the EU Committee of the Regions. 

Light lunches, coffee and refreshments will be provided at set times during the summit. On the Thursday evening, a dinner reception for summit participants will take place at the National Opera.