2018 Winter Congress
Venue: Sokos Hotel Kaarle, Kokkola, Finland.
We invite you to contact the Hotel directly to make your reservation for the CIA Winter Congress. To receive the CIA rate, please make your booking, subject to availability before 15 January 2018.
Room rates are Single room at 90 EUR per night and Double room at 105 EUR per night. Room rates include breakfast, wireless Internet connection, use of sauna and gym.
To make your reservation directly with the Hotel, you can contact the Front Desk +358 20 780 8900 or send an e-mail and just mention the that you will be there as part of the CIA to receive the group rate.
You may also make your hotel booking online with the Sokos Hotel Kaarle in Kokkola. After selecting your arrival and depature dates on the Sokos Hotel Kaarle website, there are two tabs, Bonus Cards and Reservation Codes. Under Reservation Code, insert BCIA to receive the group rate for the CIA Winter Congress. You can then proceed to make your booking following the online instructions.
Friday - February 16, 2018
Saturday - February 17, 2018
- day/afternoon - arrivals to Kokkola until 15:00 - Check in to Sokos Hotel Kaarle, Kokkola
- 16:00 - 17:00 - Preliminary meetings of the CIA Executive Committee/Music Committee
- 18:00 - Transfer to the concert
- 19.00 - Kokkola Winter Accordion festival- Concert: Johanna Juhola - Imaginary Friends
- 20.30 - Transfer to Opening meeting
- 23.00 - Back to hotel
Sunday - February 18, 2018
- 09.00 - 10.30 - Executive Committee Meeting
- 10.45 - 12.15 - Music Committee Meeting
- Noon - Lunch
- 13.30 - 15.50 - 139th General Assembly, Opening Session
- 16.00 - 17.00 - Music Committee Meeting
- 17.00 - Dinner
- 17.45 - Transfer to evening Concert
- 19.00 - Gala 20th Anniversary Concert of Kokkola Winter Accordion Festival, Guardia Nueva , conducting Raimo Vertainen
- 09.00 - 10.15 - Executive Committee Meeting
- 10.30 - 12.00 - 139th General Assembly, Closing Session
- Noon - Lunch
- Afternoon - Optional Free Time/Sightseeing
Please complete the following steps using either your 'mouse' or 'tab' key to move between sections.
- Name and Contact Information
- CIA Member Organization (Premiere Voting, Voting)
- Arrival Date and Departure Date
- Submit your registration
Registration Deadline: 15 January 2018