GTW Colombia will be held at the Dann Carlton Hotel and Convention Center, located in the northern part of Barranquilla, across the street from the Buenavista shopping center and with easy access to a variety of restaurants and bars.
Barranquilla is a vivid, cosmopolitan and industrial city located in the northern Caribbean Coast region of Colombia. Barranquilla is the largest city and port in this region, and it is also Colombia's fourth most populous city (population approx. 2 million) after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.
Located at the intersection of the Magdalena River and meets the Caribbean Sea, the city enjoys both river and sea cultures, as well as a warm weather all year long.
Barranquilla is known as the Golden Gate of Colombia because in the late nineteenth century it served as an entrance into the country for both passengers and goods.
The capital of the Atlántico department is distinguished for the Republican-era architecture in the neighborhood of El Prado, as well as its museums, beaches, and festivals. The Carnival of Barranquilla is the most important folkloric and cultural festival in Colombia and has been designated by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.