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    Marrakech

    Between tradition and modernity, Marrakech is the promise of incomparable sensations. While strolling on the Jamae ElFna square and in the souks with shimmering colors and oriental smells, the red city responds with a finger snap to your desires for change of scenery. Carriage rides, sunny terraces, street artists and other activities day and night will punctuate your stay in Morocco.

    Palais des Congrès Marrakech

    Located in Marrakech’s wintering tourist district, the Palais des Congrès stands out for its strategic location in the city center as well as its worldwide renown which has made this building a major venue for business tourism in Morocco. Inaugurated on 30 October 1989 by King Hassan II, it is famous for the conduct of historical events such as the signing of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in April 1994 and the organization of the first Africa Summit of Action, on the margins of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) on 16 November 2016.

    VISA

    Participants should have a valid passport at least three months from the date of entry.

    Participants who require an entry visa should ensure they apply for a visa before 15 May 2019 :

    COUNTRIES WITH A MOROCCAN EMBASSY

    • To apply for a visa, support your application with the confirmation letter you received following your registration / payment to ACOA2019. The Moroccan embassy or consulate in your country will provide instructions/ requirements to facilitate your visa. We encourage you to file your visa application as soon as possible before 15 May 2019. If you have any challenges, please contact us.

    COUNTRIES WITH NO MOROCCAN EMBASSY

    • If an embassy or consulate of Morocco is not present in your country, you are eligible to collect your visa on arrival at the airport. In order to receive your visa on arrival, complete the registration process and email the following items to visa@acoa2019.com;
    • The registration confirmation letter received upon completing registration
    • A Copy of your Passport document indicating your passport Number and Date of Birth

    Transport

    With more than 18 airports, Morocco is served by more than 24 airlines companies operating more than 1000 weekly frequencies linking Morocco’s cities to several international destinations.

    Accommodation

    Special prices have been negotiated with the main hotels and Ryad of Marrakech for the delegates of the 5th edition of the African Congress of the Accounting Profession. We invite you to consult the ACOA 2019 hotels platform and book your accommodation now.

    Other information

    Language : The official language of Morocco is Arabic. The Berber language is also recognized as an official language by the Constitution of the Kingdom of Morocco. French is commonly used.

    Currency :The currency unit is the Moroccan dirham. The reference rate, as of 18December, 2018, is: US $ 1 = MAD 9.50 / Euro 1 = MAD 10.86.

    Power supply and voltage :The standard voltage is 220 volts and the standard frequency 50 hertz. Outlets are type C and E, also known as standard “Euro” outlets.

    Climate :The month of June is simply the perfect season to visit Marrakech. The summer season announces an ideal climate with very mild temperatures in the morning descending to 20 ° C and can climb up to 34 ° C. Note that in Marrakech, the sun rises very early and is omnipresent throughout the day whose duration is equivalent to nearly 14 hours on average.

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