Târgu Jiu is the capital of Gorj County, Oltenia, Romania. The city is situated on the Southern Sub-Carpathians, on the banks of the river Jiu.

The first written account of the city appears in a document dating since 23-rd of November 1406 in an order signed by Mircea cel Batran.

Constantin Brâncuși is the most important cultural figure of the city. His large sculptures are now the main tourist attractions in Târgu Jiu: The Table of Silence, The Gate of the Kiss, Chairs’ Alley and The Endless Column. The latter is shown in the middle section of the city’s coat of arms.

Brancusi Hotel is the most representative hotel of the city, with 37 rooms and luxury suites and a beautiful restaurant situated near the Brancusi park. The hotel is placed in the center of the city and it offers a great view to the Brancusi sculptures.

The International Conference on Responsable Tourism and Rural Development will take place within Brancusi Hotel, Brancusi Conference Room.