Unless you want to stand in line for 2+ hours, print and bring your fast track pass. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Pick up your badge Saturday or Sunday or be prepared for a long wait Monday morning. Bring your confirmation email for added time savings.
Foot soak after a long day on the show floor can become a necessity by day 3.
Catalan is widely used in Barcelona, be prepared for some locals to not understand your Spanish.
A small bit of laundry detergent works great if you have to wash something in your hotel sink, trust me it happens!
The day before the show, scout out coffee shops within walking distance of your hotel and the closest Metro line. You will thank us later.
If you check your luggage, make sure you carry on at least one outfit for the show. You don’t want to show up for that million dollar meeting in a $50 suit bought last minute at the corner shop by your hotel.
Most restaurants don’t open up until 9 or 10pm. Pre-dinner naps are encouraged!
Don’t bring your laptop to the show floor and if you do, guard it with your life!
Conversion power plugs are like gold bars on the show floor. Bring an extra for your hotel… or two.
Charge your devices every chance you get, international travel seems to burn through battery quicker.