Practical info

DATES

  • Tuesday 4 December 2018:
    Morning: arrival of participants in Valenciennes
    Opening lunch with all participants
    Afternoon: keynotes by animation experts, rehearsals of pitches with moderators.
    Evening: Welcome dinner with all participants.
  • Wednesday 5 December 2018 : pitching sessions and keynotes.
  • Thursday 6 December 2018 : pitching sessions and keynotes. Farewell dinner with all participants in the evening.
  • Friday 7 December 2018 : Departure of participants.

VENUE

Valenciennes, France. The event will take place at La Serre Numérique.

La Serre Numérique 
2 rue Péclet
BP 80577 - 59308 Valenciennes Cedex
T: +33 3 27 513 512

LANGUAGE

There will not be any translation on site, so producers must do their pitch in English, and the slides should also be in English though so that anybody can read and understand them in the audience.

ACCOMMODATION

If you want CARTOON to handle your hotel reservation, please fill in the relevant part of the registration form. We kindly remind you that hotel rooms will be allocated according to availability and time of registration.

These three hotels are already fully booked. 

HOTEL MERCURE VALENCIENNES**** 

Hotel Mercure

Hotel
Reception: 24/7
Restaurant, Bar

Rooms
The Mercure Hotel has 87 spacious rooms that combines well-being and contemporary design.

Description

This 4-star Mercure hotel is located in the centre of Valenciennes, just  200m from the City Hall and 600 m from the Museum of Fine Art. This elegant establishment has spacious, comfortable rooms and an on-site bar with free Wi-Fi access. 

Check-in / Check-out time

Check-in: 13:00
Check-out: 12:00

  

GRAND HÔTEL DE VALENCIENNES***  

Grand Hotel Valenciennes

Hotel
Reception: 24/7
Restaurant, Bar, Patio, Sauna

Rooms
The Grand Hotel de Valenciennes has comfortable rooms and well-equipped apartments

Description

Behind its impressive and brilliant white 1930s façade, discover this hotel full of character and colour. Located just 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre, you’ll be enchanted by its Art Deco and Art Nouveau style, along with the sort of elegance that the Zielinger/Verbaere family have brought since 1936.

Check-in / Check-out time

Check-in: 13:00
Check-out: 12:00


See the website

 

 

HOTEL IBIS / BAUDOUIN***

Hotel Ibis

Hotel
Reception: 24/7
Cosy lounge and bar 

Rooms
Hôtel Ibis / Baudouin has modern, functional rooms in contemporary colours, equipped with unlimited 24/7 WiFi.

Description

Completely renovated in 2017, Hôtel Ibis/Baudouin offers a high quality experience with comfort and design to ensure your well-being. In the peace and quiet of the Parc de la Rhônelle residential district just 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre, the Hotel enjoys an ideal location.

Check-in / Check-out time

Check-in: 12:00
Check-out: 12:00


See the website

 

TRANSPORT

  • Airport

The nearest international airport is the aiport of Brussels, Zaventem airport. More information on the website of Brussels airport. You can also travel to Lille (see the website of Lille airport).

  • From/To the airport

The transfer to Valenciennes city centre from Brussels, Zaventem airport takes approximately 1 hour and a half whereas from Lille Airport it will be a 40-minute journey.

Please note that Cartoon will organize the transfers between these airports and your hotel in Valenciennes within the event's dates (on 4th and 7th December).

  • Reaching Valenciennes by train

The train station of Valenciennes is a 10-minute walk from Martin's Hotel, and a 20-minute walk from the conference venue.