Recent Discoveries, Exploration Opportunities and Sustainable Development Strategies in Caribbean Basins will be held in-person only in Barranquilla, Colombia.
GTW Caribbean 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.
Check back for information about the event venue and hotel reservations.
The City of Barranquilla is a vibrant, cosmopolitan, industrial city located in the northern Caribbean Coast region of Colombia. With a population of approximately 2 million, Barranquilla is the region’s largest city and is Colombia's fourth most populous city, following Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.
Located at the intersection of the Magdalena River and the Caribbean Sea, the Barranquilla enjoys both river and sea cultures, as well as a warm weather all year long.
Barranquilla also has one of Colombia’s most important ports, and its nickname, “the Golden Gate of Colombia” reflects its 19th Century history as the primary point of entry for passengers and goods coming into the country.
In addition to serving as capital of the Atlántico department, Barranquilla serves as an important cultural hub. The city’s El Prado neighborhood is known for its Republican-era architecture, and the entire city is home to numerous museums, beaches, and festivals. The Carnival of Barranquilla is the most important folkloric and cultural festival in Colombia and designated as Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.