The venue is 20 minutes drive from the Peshawar International Airport. From outside Peshawar, it can be easily reached (with minimum traffic) via the Ring Road. The M1 motorway interchange is at a drive of almost 40 minutes. Both public and private transportation plies the route.
The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) is a federally chartered non-profit private sector university in Pakistan, with multiple campuses in Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, and Faisalabad. The university is popularly known in Pakistan as FAST, or FAST-National University, after the Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST); the governing body of the university. Established in the year 2000, the university has produced more than 20,000 graduates who are serving various national and international organizations. The university holds the repute to be producing some of the best human resources for the computing industry of Pakistan. It’s alumni network is quite cohesive and actively engaged in philanthropic activities for the welfare of new students.