We are delighted that you will join Business for Peace 2018 in Oslo. This briefing contains logistical information to help make your stay in Oslo smooth and enjoyable. For the updated information about the Business for Peace Summit and Oslo Business for Peace Award, please visit businessforpeace.orgstatue



Business for Peace recommends Grand Hotel, where we have a special rate available to you until April 15th. To make your booking, please go to http://www.grand.no/no/default.html. . Under Promo code, enter the code BBFP140518 .

The hotel is located within walking distance to relevant venues. See on Google maps.

Grand Hotel

Karl Johans gate 31
Phone +47 2321 2000
E-mail: Tomm.Caspersen@grand.no



Business for Peace Lecture
May 15, University Aula, 14.00-15.00
Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo, (map)

Welcome Reception
May 15, Nobel Peace Center, 17.30-19.00
Brynjulf Bulls plass 1, 0250 Oslo, (map)

Breakfast Seminar by BI
May 16, BI Norwegian Business School, 08.00-10.00
The Business School is situated right next to Nydalen metro station.
Nydalsveien 37, 0484 Oslo, (map)

Oslo Business for Peace Award Ceremony
May 16, Oslo City Hall, 17.00-18.30
Registration will take place from 16.00-17.00, guests must be seated at 16.50
Fridtjof Nansens plass, 0160 Oslo, (map)

Award Dinner Reception
May 16, Oslo City Hall, 18.30-20.30
Fridtjof Nansens plass, 0160 Oslo, (map)



Oslo Airport Gardermoen is about 50 km north of Oslo. Airport Express train takes you to the Nationaltheatret Station in 25 minutes. From the exit to Karl Johans gate, Grand Hotel is located on the left-hand side in Karl Johans gate, (approx. 100 metres). Airport Taxi has an information desk in the arrival hall at Oslo Airport Gardermoen. The drive takes about 50 minutes and costs from NOK 800 (approx. 75 EUR) to the Grand Hotel. All taxis accept credit cards.

Limousine and cars can be booked at Bislet Limousine: bislet@limousine.no +47 22672267.



Some participants from outside the EU/EEA will require a visa. If you are in doubt or need further information on how to obtain a visa, please review this page. The Foundation might provide invitation letters to go with the applications. For more details please contact aase@businessforpeace.org



The currency of Norway is Norwegian Kroner (NOK). For current exchange rates, please click here. All banks and post offices in Norway offer currency exchange services. Money can also be exchanged at the airport or at tourist information office. Major credit cards are widely accepted in shops and restaurants. ATMs can be found easily.



The average daytime temperature in May is 10.8°C. The weather and temperatures can change quickly. Please click here for weather forecast for Oslo.



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17th OF MAY

17th of May is Norway’s Constitutional Day and a national holiday. It is a unique chance to experience Norwegian culture and the public celebrations that will take place all over the city including Oslo city center. For more information please visit this page.  We would also like to notify of the limitations in regard to transportation (public and taxi) during this day. For more information please visit this page.


For further questions, please contact us at Summit2018@businessforpeace.org