Here you can find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about the logistics of the Bled Strategic Forum.
Is Bled Strategic Forum an invite-only event?
The BSF is an invite-only event and access is only possible through the possession of an official invitation.
Why do I need accreditation and where can I pick it up?
BSF is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of all participants and accompanying staff. In order to ensure this, a range of security measures will be in effect.
Participants will be requested to undergo a security check as access to the venues shall be limited. A colour-coded badge system will be in effect during the event and we kindly ask you to wear your badge visibly at all times when accessing the Forum venues.
Please note you will not gain access to the main conference venue without first collecting your badge at the accreditation centre.
The pick-up of accreditations will be possible at the BSF Registration and information point in hotel Rikli Balance on:
SUNDAY, 28 August between 18:00 and 20:00
MONDAY, 29 August between 9:00 and 19:30
TUESDAY, 30 August between 7:00 and 16:00
Where does the Bled Strategic Forum take place?
What language will be used during the Bled Strategic Forum?
I am an accredited journalist - where can I find more information for press?
Press releases and more can be found under Press.
Press centre will be open in hotel Park following the next schedule:
- Sunday, 27st August from 15:00 to 19:00
- Monday, 28st August from 8:00 to 22:00
- Tuesday, 29th August from 7:00 to 19:00.
For more information, please contact:
– Sandra Letica Pavčič (firstname.lastname@example.org, 00386 51 379 211) – for media logistics,
– Andrej Savelli (email@example.com, 00386 31 855 127) – for media logistics,
– Anja Zupanc (firstname.lastname@example.org, 00386 30 422 117) – for media accreditation.
I'm coming to Bled by car - where can I find parking?
Bled is a very popular touristic place and due to the high-level participation at the event, parking at Bled Festival Hall and the Rikli Balance Hotel will be extremely limited.
Here you can find the list of all parking areas at Bled – with the map added (the list of e-charging places is also included).
I cannot join Bled Strategic Forum this year, but would like to follow the discussions online - what do I need to do?
Where can people find live streams on the BSF website?
When visiting the Bled Strategic Forum website homepage, you can find the link to live stream in the section About Bled Strategic Forum 2022.
You can also find the livestreams of the panels in the programme of the BSF on the website
The information will also be shared on our social media.
Livestreams of Day 1 will be live streamed by Slovenian Press Agency (STA) as well on their website – STA vŽivo
Slovenian national TV RTV SLO 3 will also live stream Day 1 (except for the last panel).
The photos from the event can be found on Bled Strategic Forum Flickr account.
Accommodation and travel costs
Participation at the Bled Strategic Forum is free of charge, while the costs of hotel accommodation and the travel (to Slovenia) are covered by Forum participants themselves.
With the hope of making your stay at Bled as smooth as possible, we are happy to offer some ideas for accommodation, which can be found here: https://www.bled.si/en/accommodation/list-of-accommodations/
Hotels in the vicinity of the Forum venues are Lovec Hotel, Rikli Balance Hotel, Astoria Hotel, Savica Hotel, Park Hotel and Grand Hotel Toplice.
COVID-19 Sanitary Recommendations
COVID-19: As of 31 May 2022 measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 infections are no longer in place.
BSF Shuttle service from Ljubljana airport to Bled and back
We wish to provide a comfortable and fast journey between the Ljubljana airport and Bled for all Bled Strategic Forum participants.
For this reason, we are providing a free shuttle service between Ljubljana airport and Bled from 27 August (from 12.00) to 31 August 2022.
Upon exiting the arrival gates, look for the shuttle service marked with the Bled Strategic Forum logo – on the map of the airport, the BSF shuttle service will be located in the parking zone situated near the front of terminal B.
If arriving between 27-30 August, Bled Strategic Forum volunteers stationed at the arrival gate (near the information point marked by the BSF logo) will be able to provide you with additional information about the Forum and the shuttles.
The shuttle service will be running between the first and last arriving flight.