Date of this AIMRI event: 08 March 2013
Location of this AIMRI event: Barcelona
Venue for this AIMRI event: NH Calderon Hotel
Airport for this AIMRI event: Barcelona Airport
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Friday 8th March 2013 – Barcelona

What is the meeting about? Among the topics to be explored will be the following: 

  • Completing difficult assignments 
  • Handling cultural diversity
  • Contacting difficult to reach respondent groups
  • Improving respondent cooperation
  • Seeking methods of cutting costs
  • Reaching out to new markets


If you would like to speak in Barcelona please forward a title for your talk and a brief synopsis by email to Richard Chilton at the address below.

There will also be another Open Council Meeting where members are welcome to express their views.

The city is sited between the sea and the mountains and has found a formidable balance: a foot in the traditional things and the other in the avant-garde.Barcelonahas the reputation of being the most cosmopolitan, modern and avant-garde city inSpainand was the host city for the 1992 Olympic Games.


Barcelona is the passionate capital of Catalonia, an unforgettable city of art, culture and beauty. Gaudi's works, museums, concerts and FC Barcelona’s football team homeland.

Walk along the Ramblas to enjoy street musicians and other entertainers. Hop onto the Tramvia Blau for a tram trip up to the top of Tibidabo and take in the magnificent sights of the city below you. Shop along the Passeig de Gracia, at the most well known boutiques inBarcelona.


The Calderon is an exceptional 4* hotel very centrally situated and with excellent conference facilities and comfortable bedrooms.



What is included


We are keeping the fee per delegate to a minimum £290 (€355); this includes registration, attendance at all the sessions, lunch (with wine), tea/coffee breaks and the gala dinner.  The delegate fee is payable by all attending the sessions, including those giving short presentations. Second and subsequent delegates from the same company can attend at the discounted rate of £203 (€249).


There will be no charge for accompanying persons not attending the conference but they may not attend the formal sessions: there will however be an extra charge for the gala dinner guests.


The Gala Dinner is included in the full delegate fee.   This will cover aperitifs at the restaurant and a gourmet meal with wine. There will be a cost of £75 (€90) per person for guests.  A booking form is attached. 


For non members there is a slightly higher fee. In the case of new members who attend the meeting and join within 2 months we will waive the joining fee and refund the difference between the member and non-member meeting fee


How to get there


There are connections to all parts of the world fromBarcelonaairport.


Why not stay for the weekend and enjoy this fascinating city.


This will be another memorable event!


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