This year’s Escuela Nueva International Congress will be held at the Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada Convention Center in downtown Bogotá. The convention center boasts an area of 3,000 m2, holding 5 convention rooms, an auditorium with a capacity of 2,400 people and a concert hall with a capacity of 5,000. The facility also includes spacious dressing rooms, lobbies for trade shows, a standing assembly hall, and VIP rooms. The building is operated by Katering Blue, a company that provides comprehensive catering services for social events and business advisory services. More information

Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada Convention Center*

Address: Calle 26 A No. 13A-10

Phone: (571) 342 25 88 ext. 108

Bogotá - Colombia

More information: Katering Blue    


*Please note that it is prohibited to bring food and beverages into the event location. We also thank you for paying close attention to your personal belongings since neither the Convention Center nor Fundación Escuela Nueva are responsible for any losses.


Hotels near the GJQ Convention Center

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 Hotel Tequendama

Carrera 10 No. 26-21, Bogotá - Colombia

Télefono: 5713820300

The Hotel Tequendama Bogota, located in the heart of Bogota and only 15 minutes from El Dorado International Airport, offers all the services of a 5 star hotel. 573 classic style rooms completely refurbished and equipped with the latest technology--everything you need to ensure maximum comfort for our customers. In addition, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, a spa and 39 rooms that make it the best choice to celebrate any type of business meeting or corporate event in Bogota.

Fundación Escuela Nueva in partnership with  La Sociedad Hotelera Tequendama S. A. will be giving special fares for people attending the III International Congress of Escuelas Nuevas. In order to take advantage of this, please send an mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the details of your reservation and La Sociedad Hotelera Tequendama S. A. will manage your requirements.



Hotel Ibis Bogotá Museo

Transversal 6 No. 27-85, Bogotá - Colombia

Télefono: 5713814666

The Ibis Bogotá Museo Hotel is located in the International Centre of the city (the most important business area of Bogotá), next to the National Museum, 15 minutes from the historic "La Candelaria" Centre and 30 minutes from the airport. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, TV, a sound-proof window, a safe and central air conditioning. The "Comes & Bebes" restaurant and bar has fast food service 24 hours a day. In addition, Ibis offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and covered parking.


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Money Exchange near the GJQ Convention Center


Casa de Cambio 16 Carrera 7 #26-62 (571)2832246
Orotur Carrera 10 #26-05
Cambio Bostón Carrera 7 #26-62 (571)2832403, (571)2849164
Casa de Cambio Sprinter Carrera 18 #20-14 (571)4814318


Supermarkets near the GJQ Convention Center


Carulla Calle 47 #9-10
(A short cab ride)
Comparable to Whole Food in the United States. Wide selection of produce, general grocery items, and some import products.
Éxito Carrera 7 #32-84 Supermarket and some department store items.
Olímpica  Carrera 10 #23-26 Supermarket with a selection of household goods.


Pharmacies near the GJQ Convention Center


Farmatodo Carrera 13 #27-8 In addtion to a complete pharmacy, there is a through selection of tolietries and cosmetics 
Drogas La Rebaja Carrea 13 #26  
Drogueria Cruz Verde Carrera 13 #26-71  


Restaurants near the GJQ Convention Center


El Bembe Calle 27B #6-73 Cuban  $$$
Misia  Transversal 6 #27-50  Colombian  
Restaurante Tabula Calle 29 bis #5-90 Latin American $$
Wok Museo Nacional Carrera 6 bis #29-07 Asian  
Frida Restaurante Mexicano Carrera 10 #26-40 P-2 Mexican  
Boca Cocina Latina Carrera 10 #27-51 Loc 174 Latin American  
El Boliche La Macarena Calle 27 #5-66 Italian $$
Leo Calle 27B #6-75 Fine Colombian $$$
Restaurante Republik Museo Transversal 6 #27-50 Asian/Sushi $$
Itanos  Calle 27B #6-73 Italian $$
Ocio Cocina Autoctona Calle 28 #6-65 Local 1 Contemporary  $$
PULE Rosticero Calle 30 #6-73 Chicken $
Naturalmente Restaurante Vegano Carrera 6 #30-20 Vegan $
Restaurante El Virrey Carrera 10 #26-21 Contemporary  $$
Meridiano Bogota Calle 27 #6-73 Internacional $$