Villa Vittoria Garden

28th MAY, 2024 - Welcome cocktail

The welcome cocktail on May 28th will take place in the beautiful garden of Villa Vittoria surrounding the conference venue. A unique chance to enjoy Florence’s warm spring weather.

Salone dei Cinquecento-Palazzo Vecchio

29th MAY, 2024 - Conference opening

Thanks to the special support of the City of Florence and the Florence Convention Bureau, the opening session of TORQUE 2024 will be held in the breath-taking “Salone dei Cinquecento”. This worldwide famous room was the hearth of the ancient city of Florence. The room is part of “Palazzo Vecchio”, the most iconic palace of Florence’s city center and the still the official city hall. Built in the 14th century, it served as the seat of government for the Republic of Florence and later for the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The external and internal ornate of the palace, including the Salone dei Cinquecento and the Medici Chapel, make it a must-visit attraction in Florence.


29th MAY, 2024 - Gala dinner

The gala dinner on May 29th, will take place in the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, a multifunctional complex built to replace the old Municipal Theatre. The complex, designed by architect Paolo Desideri, is the main venue of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and hosts various types of musical and cultural events. It is equipped with a hall with 1890 seats used for opera house, and an auditorium dedicated to Maestro Zubin Mehta, with 1200 seats, used for symphony concerts.


30th MAY, 2024 - Networking cocktail and EAWE Awards

The Networking cocktail on May 30th, will take place in the Chiostro Grande of Santa Maria Novella in Florence. It is the largest cloister of the city, completely frescoed by some of the major Florentine artists of the period 1580-1585.