Hotel Reservations

**Please be reminded that it is vital that you book your rooms at the hotel that the Forum has contracted with, failure to do so puts the Forum in financial jeopardy.**

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Friday, November 23, 2018

To reserve a room at the Hilton Glasgow hotel please go to: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/book.htm?ctyhocn=GLAHITW&arrivalDay=04&arrivalMonth=12&arrivalYear=2018&departureDay=17&departureMonth=12&departureYear=2018&spec_plan=ABRO18&datesFlex=false&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

Based on availability, the discounted group rate is offered three (3) days prior ( 4 December 2018) and post (17 December 2018) of the scheduled room block.  If you plan to stay over late or arrive early, please note that the reservation system may not allow you to book online.  Please go ahead and make your reservation for the available dates and then email us at help@broadband-forum.org and we will request an extension on your behalf.


BBF Discounted Room Rates:

  • Single Occupancy Room GBP 120.00
  • Double Occupancy Room GBP 130.00
  • Triple Occupancy Room GBP 140.00

 The room rates includes taxes, breakfast and in room internet access. 

Hilton Glasgow Hotel Reservation Cancellation Policy:

Reservations cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival will receive a full refund of their deposit.  Any reservation cancelled after 24 hours prior to arrival or no shows will forfeit one nights room and tax revenue.  For no shows – should the guest fail to arrive on their scheduled check-in date, that remainder of their stay automatically be released for resale.

Please use the above method to make your reservation at the hotel. Or you may contact the hotel directly by telephone at +44.141.204.5555. In order to be honored the discounted room rate, please let them know you are with THE BROADBAND FORUM MEETING.

If you should need assistance booking a room please contact us directly at +1.510.492.4020 or via email at help@broadband-forum.org.

Note: If reservations are made with a travel agency, the Broadband Forum will not be able to assist in adjusting room rates as the hotel has special agreements with each travel agency. For the Broadband Forum to get involved, you must make your reservations as stated above.

Meeting Registration

Meeting fee is due on or before: Monday, December 3, 2018

Meeting registration is via the members-only wiki site, please click HERE to register.

Meeting Fee:

  • $450 USD for Principal and Associate Members to attend general and committee meetings.
  • $310 USD for Principal and Associate Members to attend general and committee meetings for ONE day.
  • $310 USD for Auditing Members to attend Summit, Plenary, and General Sessions Only.
Please Note: To help with the registration process and pressure on staffing please pay your meeting fee as soon as possible.

(The meeting fees include lunch and are for all attendees including those staying in the hotel.)

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations received on or before Monday, December 3: FULL REFUND
  • Cancellations received after Monday, December 3: 50% REFUND

Meeting Check-In

All attendees must check-in at the Broadband Forum desk in the hotel to receive meeting materials and name badge.

On-site Registration Hours at the Hilton Glasgow hotel:

  • Monday, December 10: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 11: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 12: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Important Dates

  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: Friday, November 23, 2018
  • Meeting Registration & Contribution Deadline: Monday, December 3, 2018

Members Only Link

MEMBERS ONLY: The Q4 Glasgow meeting details, including the detail agenda, balloting timelines and contributions & agendas page, can be accessed HERE.

Meeting Location

Hilton Glasgow

1 William Street, Glasgow G38HT UK

Tel: +44.141.204.5555

View a local map with the hotel address HERE.

Please Note:  There are four Hilton hotels in the city of Glasgow, please use the above address to ensure you're referencing the correct hotel.

Important Sessions

Monday, December 10, 2018

  • 9:00am - 10:00am: Tools Training
  • 10:00am - 11:00am: Service Provider Action Council
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm: Opening Plenary
Thursday, December 13, 2018
  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Closing Plenary

*Please note agenda is subject to change

Contributions

Contribution Deadline: Monday, December 3, 2018 at 5:00pm PT.
See the Using JIRA to Manage Contributions wiki page for details of how to create contributions (members only access).

Sponsors are of course welcome at all of our meetings.  Click Here for information on a variety of meeting and event sponsorship choices or email info@broadband-forum.org.

Visa Information

Visas cannot be obtained at the border or airport. The average time to obtain a Visa is four (4) weeks, however this will vary depending on location. Please be aware that each country has different requirements as to how to apply for a Visa. Please check with your local consulate to get the most accurate information about obtaining a Visa for your specific country of residence.

To help determine if you will need a visa and see other travel requirements please see: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

If you would like Broadband Forum visa letter please add your personal details to the Visa Letter form (members only access) and email it at help@broadband-forum.org for a signature. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us at help@broadband-forum.org or by phone at +1.510.492.4020.

Transportation


Local Airports:

Glasgow Airport (GLA) - 8.2 mi / 13 km
The drive from the GLA airport to the hotel is estimated to take about 15 - 20 minutes.

A Taxi from the Glasgow airport to the Hilton Glasgow cost approximately 15.00 to 30.00 GBP.