Congress Information

51st International Ski Congress Costa Navarino (GRE)

Hotel Westin Costa Navarino

The 51st International Ski Congress will be held in Costa Navarino (GRE) from 13th - 19th May 2018. This will be the second time that the Hellinc Winter Sports Federation will welcome the FIS bi-annual gathering, the first occasion was in Athens 1963.

Costa Navarino harbors cultural values, traditions and a history of more than 4'500 years, which live in harmony with one of the most stunning scenic landscapes of the Mediterranean. Discover palaces and vaulted tombs from the Mycenaean era, classical temples, Byzantine churches and medieval castles, all set in a breathtaking sun-drenched, lush landscape transforming this area to an ideal historic destination.

The Westin Resort in Costa Navarino will be the official Congress Hotel where the meetings of the Committees, the Council, the small exhibition of the Candidates for the FIS World Championships 2022/2023 as well as the General Assembly will take place.

The Westin Resort in Costa Navarino rests on a breathtaking stretch of sandy beach along the coast of the Ionian Sea, offering easy access to the best this intoxicating region has to offer. UNESCO World Heritage List sites, including famous Olympia, Mystras and the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, as well as Ancient Messini, the Palace of Nestor, are all within driving distance.

For a truly authentic experience, guests are encouraged to discover the beauty and culture of the southwestern Peloponnese. Spend time with your family by engaging yourselves in traditional activities ranging from fishing to olive oil and wine-making, or simply mingle with the local community, becoming part of an age-long heritage that spans the millennia.