HP Software Performance Tour 2013

02 July 2013, London

A-Z information

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Airline arrangements
We would like to make you aware that you are responsible for your own airline reservations and flight costs.
Airport
London offers 5 major airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and London City.
Arrival
You are responsible for your own transportation to the hotel.
From London Heathrow, the Heathrow Express runs direct to London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 from Terminal 5), with a train every quarter of an hour. The Gatwick Express runs a similar service into Victoria from London Gatwick. Both Paddington and London Victoria stations are about two miles from the hotel - about 10 minutes by cab.
For additional information on transportation from the London Airports to downtown please have a look at: http://www.visitlondon.com/travel/airport/

Upon arrival at the hotel, please come and collect your welcome package at HP's Registration Desk.

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Badges
Delegate name badges should be worn at all times. Access to the conference area and other events will be restricted in case you do not wear your delegate badge.

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Cloakroom
There is a cloakroom available in the hotel.
Conference venue
Hotel address:
Thistle Marble Arch
Bryanston Street, Marble Arch,
London W1H 7EH
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 845 305 8327
Fax: +44 845 305 8366
www.thistle.com/en/hotels/united_kingdom/london/thistle_marble_arch/index.html
Contact details
Should you require any further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For any assistance on site please contact:
Christian Heine, HP +49 162 2897 490
Dagmar Conzelmann +49 160 5300 297
Credit Cards
MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diners Club credit cards are widely accepted throughout United Kingdom though not by most taxis.

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Departure
You will be responsible for your own transportation to the airport. The hotel concierge will be happy to call a taxi for you.
Please ensure that you arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to flight departure!
Dress Code
Dress code is smart business attire.

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Emergency telephone number
In case of an emergency, please dial:
999 – Emergency services (police, fire, ambulance, coastguard) – for genuine emergencies
Event package
Hewlett-Packard has created a special conference delegate package which includes the following services
  • free admission to the conference
  • conference handouts and documentation
  • lunch with drinks and coffee breaks

For Customers
The event package is free of charge.
You will be responsible for your flight, transportation, accommodation, if needed, visas and room extras.
For HP
A fee will apply for HP delegates. You will receive an invoice and the invoice amount will be charged to your credit card shortly before the event. You also will be responsible for your flight, transportation, accommodation and room extras.
Evaluation Sheet
Make sure to fill out the Conference Evaluation Sheet during the event and hand it back to the hospitality desk!

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Hotel
Hotel address:
Thistle Marble Arch
Bryanston Street, Marble Arch,
London W1H 7EH
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 845 305 8327
Fax: +44 845 305 8366
www.thistle.com/en/hotels/united_kingdom/london/thistle_marble_arch/index.html

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Internet
Free wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel.

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Lunches
Complimentary lunch and beverages will be provided on Tuesday, 02 July 2013.

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Meals
The following meals will be served on a complimentary basis:
  • Lunch is provided on Tuesday, 02 July 2013. Please see agenda for timings.

If you have any dietary requirements, please indicate those on your registration form.
Mobile phones
We kindly ask you to switch off your mobile phones during the presentations.

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Parking
A car park is located just next door to the Thistle Marble Arch Hotel, at 21 Bryanston Street, London, W1H 7AB. (http://www.apcoa.co.uk/carparks/marble-arch )

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Registration & Information desk
Registration will take place on Tuesday, 02 July 2013, from 08:00 to 09:30 hrs.

If you need any assistance or if you have specific questions on site, please come to the Registration & Information desk at the Thistle Marble Arch Hotel. Opening hours are as follows:

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 08:00 to 19:00 hrs in the hotel lobby

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Security
While security standards in London are quite high, we recommend that traveller’s cheques, jewellery, passports and other items of value be kept in the hotel's strongbox or safe. We do not recommend carrying large sums of cash or traveller’s cheques with you when out in the city. Please do not leave bags unattended in public areas of the hotel or the congress area of the hotel.
Smoking
Smoking is prohibited in all public buildings and areas, restaurants and hotels. Please look for official smoking zones.

Also, smoking is not permitted in any of the conference rooms. If you are a smoker, please make sure that you request a smoking room when you check-in at the hotel.

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Taxi
Call a cab:
Direct line 24h: +44 208 9014 444
London Black Taxis:
Direct line 24h: +44 203 0044 953
Timings
To ensure that the event runs smoothly, we would highly appreciate if you could respect the timings given.
Transfers
You are responsible for your own transportation to the hotel.
From London Heathrow, the Heathrow Express runs direct to London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 from Terminal 5), with a train every quarter of an hour. The Gatwick Express runs a similar service into Victoria from London Gatwick. Both Paddington and London Victoria stations are about two miles from the hotel - about 10 minutes by cab.
For additional information on transportation from the London Airports to downtown please have a look at: http://www.visitlondon.com/travel/airport/

Departure
You will be responsible for your own transportation to the airport. The hotel concierge will be happy to call a taxi for you.
Please ensure that you arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to flight departure!

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Venue
Thistle Marble Arch
Bryanston Street, Marble Arch,
London W1H 7EH
United Kingdom
Phone +44 845 305 8327
Fax +44 845 305 8366
www.thistle.com/en/hotels/united_kingdom/london/thistle_marble_arch/index.html

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Weather
The weather in London is fairly unpredictable during the month of July. A variety and mixture of sun, rain and clouds will definitely not be boring. The average maximum temperature stands at 22°C, the regular low temperature stays at 13°C.

For detailed weather report please access
http://www.weatheronline.co.uk/unitedkingdom/london.html

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