Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. It was the official capital until it was replaced in 1596, and is considered one of the leading centres of Polish academic, economic, cultural and artistic life. Krakow is regularly cited as one of Europe's most beautiful cities, and its Old Town has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Why exhibit there?
Over 100,000 private businesses and nearly 2,000 public firms carry on in Krakow, with an aggregate revenue of about EUR 14.6 billion.
22 of Krakow's companies rank among Poland’s 500 biggest business organizations, included in these is BP Polska, Poland's affiliate of Britain's oil multinational, headquartered in Krakow.
Krakow Airport is served by two regular bus lines: 208 and 252 and one night line: 902.
The new Kraków Airport train station is located near the passenger terminal, at the rear of the multi-storey car park and takes passengers into the centre of Krakow.
Restrictions on what you can bring into the country
There are no unusual restrictions on what you can bring into the country besides the usual.
Main exhibition venues
Exhibitions we have supported
Services we provide
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- Product Demonstrator
- Hospitality Staff
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- Team Leaders
- Event Managers
Key tourist hotspots
Steeped in history and undeniably beautiful, Krakow has a few attractions that shouldn’t be missed:
- The Main Market Square of Krakow is on the list of top Krakow attractions as it’s the largest urban space of Medieval Europe.
- Historic Old Town features on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
- Visit the real Schindler’s factory of the Spielberg epic, Schindler’s List. The museum now operating in the former Schindler’s Factory is one of the most popular museums in Poland.
- Starka is an essential stop for those interested in experiencing high class Polish cuisine. The menu offers staples of Polish cuisine: sour rye soup, Starka salad, pork sirloin, delicious desserts and an assortment of flavored vodkas.
- Stylowa is one of the most authentic restaurants in Krakow. Serving traditional Polish dishes such as veal escalope in a mushroom sauce with buckwheat
- Local currency is Polish Zloty.
- Language is Polish.
- Visas are required by any country not in the Schengen territory.
- Poland uses the two pin plug sockets like the rest of Europe.
- There are no obvious cultural sensitivities, however it is worth noting:
- Avoid controversial issues such as religion, abortion (which is illegal in Poland), homosexuality and drugs.
- If you are bringing flowers, make sure it is an odd number to represent good luck and not an even number, which represents death.
- Do not shake hands in a doorway, as it is considered to bring bad luck.