Getting there and other practical information

How to reach the Global CEO Summit venue

The Global CEO Summit 2020 will take place at the Palazzo Naiadi Hotel, in the city centre of Rome, Italy.

The hotel is located 30 kms from Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) with an approximate travelling time of 40 minutes to 1 hour, depending on traffic conditions and can be reached either by taxi, by using the hotels limousine service or by using public transportation. Kindly note the hotel does not provide shuttle service.

By taxi
Taxi service is available at Leonardo da Vinci International Airport at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 Arrival areas.
Authorized Taxi vehicles are white with a “TAXI” sign on the roof. The symbol of the Municipality of reference is fixed to the front doors and the licence number is on the doors, on the back and inside the vehicle.
The fixed fare (one way) to reach Rome city center is 48 Euros.

By hotel limousine service
If you prefer a private transfer by limousine from the airport, please contact the hotel concierge desk at +39.06.48938020 or at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive rate information and booking details.

By Trenitalia railway services
From the railway station, located inside the airport area close to the arrival and departure terminals, you can reach the city centre using the following connection:
- the Leonardo express, non-stop service dedicated exclusively to airport passengers to/from Roma Termini Station with departures every 15 minutes and travel time of 32 minutes.
The service is operational with departure from Roma Termini Station, from 05:20 through 22:35, and from Fiumicino Airport from 06:08 through 23:23.
The single ticket, valid for only one journey, costs 14 Euros. Roma Termini Station is located at 500 m to the Palazzo Naiaidi Hotel (10-minutes walking distance).

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Please note Uber is operating in Rome but the country only allows Uber Black (and Uber vans). There is no UberX or UberPOOL. 

Social activities - Dress code

Welcome Reception
From 19:30 to 22:00 on Wednesday 5 February
Dress Code: Business Casual

UFI Sports
From 06:45 to 07:45 on Thursday 6 and from 07:00 to 08:00 on Friday 7 February
The ideal way to break the ice and get to know your industry peers.
Join the running club for an invigorating jog or our fitness coach Emmanuel, whatever your fitness level is.

UFI Running Club - Meeting at Hotel Palazzo Naiadi Lobby
UFI Fitness - Meeting at Hotel Palazzo Naiadi: Clementino Room, - 1 floor

Dress code: Please bring a proper outdoor gear.

A special session in Vatican 
Dress code: Business attire (Jacket & Tie)

Gala Dinner
From 19:30 to 22:30 on Thursday 6 February
Dress Code: Jacket & Tie

General Information

If, for whatever reason you need medical attention during the summit, both the UFI and hotel staff are available to assist you. 

Registration - Badges
Kindly note your badge for the event will be delivered directly to your hotel room at the Hotel Palazzo Naiadi. 
For delegates not staying in the official event hotel, badges can be picked up at the registration desk (Hotel Palazzo Naiadi: floor -1) from Thursday 6 February at 8:30.

The average temperature is around 9°C with highs of 14°C. The sun shines for eight hours a day.

Conference language

Special dietary requests
Please mention your special dietaries when registering to the event. Vegetarian options will be foreseen.

Exploring Rome

Exploring Rome
If you’re staying on in Rome, do not miss the following local attractions:
Spanish steps (1.5km), Trevi Fountain (1.2km), Colosseum (1.5km), Villa Borghese (1.5km). The hotel is located at 5 metro stops to Vatican City.

Local attractions

We hereby recommend two Rome-based companies that will be happy to help you book any specific individual tours or visits whilst in Rome: 

  • AMI TOUR, DMC and event planner. Phone +39 6 44704484; Contact: Giancarlo Lacuitto /Sales. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; website: 
  • CARRANI TOURS, Varied Range of travel solutions. Phone+39 6 432181; Contact: Chiara Gigliotti /Sales. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; website:  

Pictures, footage
All pictures and footage taken by UFI staff or photographer at this event may be used, without further notification, within UFI printed and online marketing material. The same rights are reserved for the event host. Registration at this event implies that you agree, unless UFI receives written notification from you stating to the contrary.

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