Global SOF Symposium - Europe 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the recommended dress/uniform?

Military: Class A or B
Civilian: Business Attire

Where is the Symposium venue?

JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Calea 13 Septembrie 90, Bucharest, 050726 Romania.

How far away is the venue from the airport?

11.6 miles

Is transportation provided from the Henri Coanda International Airport to the JW Marriott Bucharest?

No, attendees are responsible for their own transportation.

What are my options for getting to/from the airport and hotel?

  • Airport shuttle service, fee: 45 RON (one way); reservation required by calling +40 21 4030000, Ext. 2952
  • Taxi, estimated taxi fare: 80 RON (one way)
  • Hotel limousine; fee: 194 RON (one way); reservation required

Should I rent a car?

If you're staying at JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, we do not recommend car rental. There is only one event taking place off-site, and transportation will be provided. If you do rent a car, the on-site parking fee is 5 RON hourly, 50 RON daily.

What is the deadline for hotel reservations and what is the cost?

Room Block Deadline: August 25, 2017
Rate: 500 to 550 RON (Approximately $116 - $130 U.S. Dollars) plus applicable taxes and fees

How do I become a Sponsor?

Access the 2017 Global SOF Foundation Prospectus by clicking on this link: How to Become a Sponsor.
Contact Laurie Powell at

What are the requirements for Media attendance?

Members of the media must register online and submit required information. Attendance is subject to review and approval.

Who should I contact about Corporate Partnership?

Contact Steve Jones at

Who should I contact about GSF Marketing Opportunities?

Contact Chelsea Hamashin at

Who do I contact if I have a question on registration?

Contact Shannon Coker at