We want to help make your trip to Rome as easy as possible so we’ve provided the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the event. If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to the planning team.


October 11-13th, 2022 | Palazzo Brancaccio
Entrance: Via Merulana 248, 00185 Roma, Italy


Business casual


SDF has organized a few hotel options at a preferred rate for Meridian attendees. Availability is limited so make sure to book your room before it sells out!
- Starhotels Metropole Roma – 12-min walk (900 m) to the venue
- NH Collection Roma Palazzo Cinquecento – 16-min walk (1,3 km) to the venue
- Rome Marriott Grand Hotel Flora – 26-min walk (2 km) to the venue
- NH Collection Roma Vittorio Veneto – 30-min walk (2,3 km) to the venue


Please make sure you’re following the proper local authority guidelines and requirements to enter Italy. 

Some site suggestions to check before traveling to Italy:
(Italy Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Italy Ministry of Health

When you check-in at the event, we’ll ask attendees to indicate their level of comfort engaging with fellow Meridian attendees. We’ll distribute color-coded stickers for each attendee to identify their preferences:
Green: still practicing frequent hand washing: hand-shakes ok
Yellow: still being cautious: elbow-bump only 
Red: still social distancing: no contact please

Face masks and antigen kits will be available onsite.



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*SDF aligns with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines regarding COVID-19 vaccination and requests all attendees to be up to date with their COVID-19 primary series vaccines and their most recent booster dose to be considered fully vaccinated. Attendees must be able to provide a proof of COVID-19 vaccination if requested.