Friday - December 2, 2016

  • day/afternoon - arrivals to Nuremberg
  • until 17:00 - Check in to Caritas-Pirkheimer-Haus
  • 18:00 - Welcome Reception and Dinner
  • 19:00 - 20:00 - Preliminary meetings of the CIA Executive Committee/Music Committee

Saturday - December 3, 2016

  • 09.00 - 10.30 - Executive Committee Meeting
  • 10.45 - 12.15 - Music Committee Meeting
  • Noon - Lunch
  • 13.30 - 15.50 - 137th General Assembly, Opening Session
  • 16.00 - 17.00 - Music Committee Meeting
  • 18:00 - Dinner
  • 19.00 - Transfer to evening Concert
  • Gala 70th Anniversary Concert of the Nuremberg Accordion Orchestra

Sunday - December 4, 2016

  • 09.00 - 10.15 - Executive Committee Meeting
  • 10.30 - 12.00 - 137th General Assembly, Closing Session
  • Noon - Lunch
  • Afternoon - Optional Free Time/Sightseeing

Königstr. 64, Mitte, 90402 Nürnberg, Germany
In the beautiful Old Town of Nuremberg, this hotel is just a 5-minute walk from the main train station. It provides rooms with classic decoration and a terrace. Each of the rooms at Caritas-Pirckheimer-Haus is simply furnished with a desk and a wardrobe. All rooms have a private bathroom and a shower.
Guests staying at the Caritas-Pirckheimer-Haus are invited to enjoy a breakfast buffet in the mornings. There is a wide variety of traditional Franconian restaurants in the city.
Nuremberg’s most famous sites are easily within walking distance. These include the historic Market Square, where the world-famous Christmas market stands throughout the winter holidays. Standing high above the city is the impressive Kaiserburg Castle. The popular student town of Erlangen is 10 miles from Caritas-Pirckheimer-Haus.
The Lorenzkirche Underground Station is just a quarter mile from the property and the Hotel location is a great choice for travelers interested in city walks, museums and shopping.
Room reservation from Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th (total price for two nights days)
Please note: If you would like to arrive on Thursday, or leave on Monday, a limited number of additional rooms are available on a first come first serve basis. Please indicate in the travel arrival/departure section below. The Xmas Market is one of the world's most popular, so Hotel space is extremely limited. It is requested that you make your request for additional nights as soon as possible.

Friday and Saturday nights - Doube Room: 120 Euro (per person)
Friday and Saturday nights - Single Room: 150 Euro
Rooms include: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (Full Board)


Please complete the following steps using either your 'mouse' or 'tab' key to move between sections:
  • (1) Name and Contact Information
  • (2) CIA Member Organization (Premiere Voting, Voting)
  • (3) Type of Room Requested (Single/Double)
  • (4) Arrival Date and Departure Date
  • (5) Submit your registration
  • (6) When you make your registration, you will be taken to the payment page

Registration Deadline: 13 November, 2016

Step 1 - Personal Information - Please complete the following information
Telephone Country: City: Number:
Step 2 - Your Organization - Please select one of the following:
     CIA Executive Committee - Music Committee
If from a CIA Committee, please select
     CIA Premiere Voting Member
If from CIA Premiere Voting Member, please select
Position in Premiere Voting Organization
Officer, Delegate, Member etc...
     or CIA Voting Member
If from CIA Voting Member
Position in Voting Member Organization
Officer, Delegate, Member etc...
Step 3 - Hotel Room Selection - Please select from the following. Rooms include Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Which kind of room would you like to reserve?
Step 4 - Travel Dates - Arrival Date/Departure Date and Information
Arrival Date:
Departure Date:
Your travel information, questions or additional information:
Step 5 - Submit Your Registration Form
Please submit your information by clicking the "SUBMIT DELEGATE INFO" button below. You will be taken to the payment page, where you will pay for your Hotel Room. You will have the option to choose additional nights if you are arriving early, or staying later.


We look forward to welcoming you to the 2016-2017 Winter Congress in Germany!


CIA General Secretary - Kimmo Mattila

Winter Congress Organizer - Georg Hettmann