Guide for Medellín

Medellín is the second largest city in Colombia. It has over 3 million people and is the capital of the department of Antioquia. The weather in Medellín is considered to be mild; hence it is known as the ‘City of everlasting spring.’ Average daily temperatures are 22ºC (71ºF), range from 15 to 30 degrees Celsius (60º-85ºF).


Medellin has two main airports - Jose Maria Cordova International Airport and Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport.

Getting from Jose Maria Cordova airport to the city

Note: Colectivos will NOT drop you off directly at your destination. Instead, they will drop you in front of the San Diego Mall. We suggest taking a taxi from this point to your destination.

Getting around the city

Coffee shops and co-working spaces

The best coffee shops and co-working spaces are located around the Poblado area, these are some you might want to check out:


The conference will be held at Complejo Ruta N, Calle 67 Nº 52-20 which is easily accessible by uber, taxi, bus and a 5 minute walk away from Universidad Metro station. There are a bunch of restaurants that are part of Ruta N’s complex or a short walking distance in which you will be able to find lunch.


Check the hotels page at for more detailed information about our recommended hotels. You can also find some great places to stay on, Airbnb and Ayenda Rooms.