The Power of Partnership : A Celebration of Success

Centro de Congressos (Lisbon Congress Centre) ,Lisbon Portugal

Sep. 17. 2019
Sep. 19. 2019

As Cummins reaches its centenary in 2019, a remarkable period which has seen unprecedented engineering innovation and technological development, we reflect on the enormous contribution made by our distributors and dealers to our success, and look forward to the next 100 years.

To celebrate this unique occasion and to kick-start the next cycle of future growth in Europe, Cummins is hosting a special conference event to facilitate a collaborative discussion with Channel Partners to discuss business growth initiatives.

“Challenge Next 100 – The Power of Partnership: A Celebration of Success”, will provide the perfect opportunity to work closely together with Senior Leaders from Cummins, through a series of interactive question and answer panel discussions, market segment workshops, focus-groups and break-out sessions.

Full Address :

The Congress center is located close to the river Tagus and the historical and cultural heritage of Belem, just a few minutes from the city center.

Praça das Indústrias, 1300-307 Lisboa – Portugal
Tel. (+351) 218 921 420| Fax (+351) 218 921 499
Email [email protected]


Monday 16th September
Arrive: Lisbon / Hotel check-in
Evening: Leisure / no formal Cummins dinner

Tuesday 17th September
All Day: Conference (08:00 – 17.30). Full Agenda (presentations & workshops)
Evening: Cummins Conference Dinner at the SUD venue

Wednesday 18th September
Morning: Conference (08.00 – 13.00). Full Agenda
Afternoon: Teambuilding Activity (14.00 – 17.30). Treasure Hunt around Lisbon
Evening: Leisure / no formal Cummins dinner

Thursday 19th September
All Day: Conference (08.00 – 17.30). Full Agenda
Evening: Cummins 100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner at the KAIS venue

Friday 20th September
Hotel Check-out / Return home

Delegate Expectations & Logistics

Cummins Channel Partners are expected to be present for each of the 3 Conference days and to fully participate in the programme, including attending all meetings and business dinners. Attendees are expected to book and fund their own travel and accommodation, and cover their own leisure evening expenses. A list of recommended hotels is provided, which are close to the venue and main transport links. For this business event, invitations are extended to business invitees only (excludes spouses / partners and family members).

Delegates are required to travel to Lisbon on Monday 16th September and depart on Friday 20th September.


Dress Code

Tuesday 17th September: 

  • Day – Business Casual
  • Evening – Smart (example: trousers/smart jeans, polo shirts/shirts)

Wednesday 18th September: 

  • Day - Business Casual

Thursday 19th September:

  • Day – Business Casual
  • Evening – Business Smart: No trainers.  Example – nice trousers, nice shirt, dress (ladies) etc

Transportation provided by Cummins for conference

Delegates are expected to make their own way to the conference at the Congress Centre during the conference period.


Buses will be available at the end of each day of the conference, directly outside the venue, to take delegates back to Lisbon city centre and major hotel drop off points.

Buses will also pick up from the city centre and major hotel pick up points to transport delegates to the evening dinner venue on Tuesday and Thursday. Further information regarding pick up point locations and times will be provided at the conference.

On Wednesday, delegates will be collected from the conference venue and transported by bus to the start of the Lisbon Treasure Hunt activity in the Lisbon Old Town.

Taxis will also be readily available outside the Lisbon Congress Centre to transport delegates all week. Uber is available in Lisbon and most taxis only take cash. 

City Centre Pick up point for BUS DEPARTURE for evening program Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th (SUD & KAIS)  
The drop of point will be in the same place but on the other side of the street

  • At the Restauradores square, in front of the Palácio Foz – Calçada da Glória nr 9 – 1250 – 112 Lisboa (as per pictures and map below) 
  • Guest must be there 10 minutes before the buses, because we are not allowed to stop there
  • There will be a member of MEET WEST (agency employed by Cummins) to coordinate the departure 



Total area: 92 389 km2 
People: 10,632,000 
Mobile phones:  14,500,000
Government: Parliamentary Democracy
Electricity:  230V/50Hz
Calling Code:  +351
Time Zone:  UTC (except in Summer: DST - WEST (UTC+1) 

In case of Emergency:
Emergency Phone Numbers: 
Police/Ambulance/Fire : 112

Electricity: 220 Volts AC with 2 pin plug

Bank Opening Hours
Banks are usually open from 8.30 am to 3.00 pm on Monday to Friday. If you want to change money, usually Exchange offices are open for longer hours. Airport exchange office is open for 24 hours. 

ATM machines: ATM machines are widely spread over the city. the maximum withdrawal limit per day id 200 Euros. 

Drinking water: Tap water is safe to drink. Drinking water bottles also available. 

How to buy

  • Portugal is part of the Eurozone and uses the euro (€) as its currency. ATMs accepting international cards can be found everywhere, and currency conversion booths spring up wherever there is a steady flow of tourists.
  • Shops are open a little later than other places in Europe, usually around 9:00AM-7:00PM, and the lunch breaks can be quite long, usually from 1PM to 3PM.
  • Tipping in restaurants is optional 

Get around Lisbon
The city of Lisbon is well provided with public transportation. If you know what buses to take, you will get anywhere in an acceptable time. The main and most effective way to go around is by sub-way, and if you need there will be buses to make the link between the sub-way and the place you might want to go, but it is usually unnecessary.  Tickets can be bought either in buses (only cash accepted) or in sub-way stations (cash and credit/debit card accepted). 

Lisbon Tourist Information Centres, Portugal
Visitors can get help from the following tourist information centres. General Tourist Information number is +351 808 781 212.

Lisbon Airport 
Location: on arrival 
Opening Hours: From 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. 
Phone: +351 21 845 06 60 

Lisboa Welcome Centre 
Opening Hours: From 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. 
Phone: +351 21 031 28 10/15 
Web Site:

Embassy of United Kingdom 
Location: R S.Bernardo 33 1249-082 Lisbon 
Phone: 21 392 4000

Shopping Centres

A spacious shopping centre, inaugurated 15 years ago. 
There are 250 quality shops, a 10 screen cinema complex, 
a supermarket and more than 50 restaurants
Open daily from 10.00am to 12.00am

Av. Engº Duarte Pacheco Lisboa
Tel. 21 381 02 00

With more than 420 stores, this is the biggest shopping centre on the Iberian peninsula .All of the big labels plus a wide range of services, 6.800 parking spaces, an amusement park, 64 restaurants and 10 cinemas 
Open daily from 10.00am to 12.00am

Av. Lusíada 
Tel. 21 711 36 36  

Vasco da Gama
A shopping centre with a difference in Parque das Nações. Vanguard architecture and decoration. beer deck, terrace, views over the tagus, natural lighting
Open daily from 10.00am to 12.00am

Av. D. João II, Lote 1.05.02
21 893 06 00

El Corte Inglês 
The city's biggest department store. Over 40 thousand square meters of floor space, with fashion, leisure goods, food household goods
Home or hotel deliveries 
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 10.00pm
Closed on Sundays

Av. António Augusto de Aguiar, 31 
Tel. 21 3711700

Traditional Cafés

Confeitaria Nacional
Inaugurated in 1828 and served the royal family until the proclamation of the Republic in 1910. Open from 08h00 to 20h00, and closed on Saturday afternoons and Sundays. 
Rua dos Correeiros, 18, Praça da Figueira

A Brasileira
In 1905 the Brasileira café opened in order to sell coffee. In 1908 it became a favourite site for artists and writers to meet and converse. let later became the favourite café of the most important modern Portuguese poet, Fernando Pessoa. A bronze statue of Pessoa, sitting at a table, is located in the esplanade. Open every day from 08h00 to 02h00. 
Rua Garrett, 120-122, Chiado Tel. 21 346 95 41

Tea house famous for its toasted bread, croissants and home-made pastries, open from 08h00 to 23h00 and closed on Sundays. 
Rua Garrett, 104, Chiado Tel. 21 347 31 33 

The café was first opened in 1929 when it was the favourite haunt of the irreverent and rebellious poet Bocage (1765-1805) whose sculpture stands in the café. The café was remodelled recently and serves meals at upper-medium prices in the basement and ground floor and also ha& an esplanade. Open from 08h00 to 20h00 and closed on Sundays. 
Rua 1º Dezembro, 20 Tel. 21 346 05 79.

General Transport Information


Taxi companies

  • AUTOCOOP Tel. (+351) 217 932 756
  • RÁDIO TAXIS Tel. (+351) 217 932 756
  • RETALIS Tel. (+351) 218 119 000
  • TELETAXIS Tel. (+351) 218 111 100


  • Call center: (+351) 707 210 220 (7h-23h)
  • Lisbon Congress Center is located between Alcântara  Station and Belém Station (Cascais Line)



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