The WPCEC-8 is held in the halls of the MiCo Milano Convention Centre, the congress center in Milan. It is operational since 1994 and is and is home to the most important international association and corporate events that choose it for its features, organizational skills and the expertise, the cutting-edge technology, the variety and flexibility of the offer and the services.

The spaces covering an area of almost 80,000 square meters are designed for maximum flexibility and the most intuitive connection of the areas. The WCPEC will occupy a total of 6 auditoriums, a big exhibition hall with a separate industry stage, a designated space for the poster area and a large coffee area for networking. The original comet-shaped cover is now the hallmark of the MiCo Milano Convention Centre and a reference point for the city of Milan.

Mico Milano Convention centre is right in front of the “Portello” underground station of the purple line. Just a few steps from the Citylife district and Corso Sempione.

Via Gattamelata, Gate 14, 20149 Milano, Italy

the ideal city for every kind of event


Milan is the economic hub of Italy. With its advanced infrastructures, its restaurants, hotels and the countless leisure opportunities like shopping, design, and museums.

A district full of opportunities

Around us

The MiCo Milano Convention Centre is right in front of the new Citylife district and boasts a full range of accommodation facilities in a walking distance distributed in hotels from the 3 to the 5 stars. Bars, restaurants and shopping opportunities complete the offer nearby the convention centre.

How to reach

By Air

The Milan metropolitan area is served by three international airports:

  • Malpensa Airport is Italy's second-busiest airport with 24.7 million passengers served in 2018. Malpensa lays 45 km from downtown Milan and is connected to the city by the Malpensa Express railway service.
  • Linate Airport, the oldest, is Milan's city airport, and is now mainly used for domestic and short-haul international flights, serving 9.2 million passengers in 2018.
  • Orio al Serio Airport, located some 50 km away, near the town of Bergamo, mainly serves the low-cost traffic of Milan and it is the main base of Ryanair (12.9 million passengers served in 2018).

By Car

Via Gattamelata, Gate 14, 20149 Milano, Italy

By Public Transport

Mico Milano Convention centre is right in front of the “Portello” underground station of the purple line.

By Train

Milan city has an excellent range of national and international rail links including high-speed, regular and night trains. The main train station is Milano Centrale.

From MiCo to... Distance
by car by public
Duomo 4 km 15 min 25 min 45 min
Porta Garibaldi 3 km 8 min 13 min 35 min
Central Station 5 km 15 min 20 min 55 min
Brera 3,2 km 13 min 27 min 40 min

Getting around


Milan is served by four underground lines which cross the city from one side to the other, with 87 km (54 miles) of track. Each is identified by a color: MM1 (red), MM2 (green), MM3 (yellow), MM5 (lilac) and MM4 (blue) is currently under construction.

Underground Rail Link

The “Passante” rail link is one of Milan’s newest infrastructure developments. It is an underground rail link which crosses the city, joining the standard railway networks to the Metro.

Buses and trams

ATM provides an integrated network of surface transport, based on around 120 lines including trams, trolley buses and buses.

Radio Bus

Radio Bus is a local bus service that picks up and drop off passengers at the required bus stop in the neighborhood. It is available every night from 10pm to 2am.


Milano has 6,000 taxis, which are easily identified by their white colour.

Social Events

The city offers a wide variety of fascinating venues for you to hold an informal drink reception, gala dinner or party for your delegates. Milan has been able to preserve the best architecture of its past, while promoting new buildings characteristic of each area. This is why it can now offer matchless range of venues for all sizes. Milan is capable of offering more than 400 locations for events, and offers a wide selection of both modern and exclusive settings, and different areas brimming with history and artistic references.

Organised by:

WIP Renewable Energies
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81369 Munich

Hosted by:

European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition


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