London proclaims main worldwide medical congress win

London & Companions, the official Conference Bureau for the town, in the present day introduced that the European Association of Urology (EAU) will return to the capital in 2017, after virtually thirty years, to host its annual congress. 

The five-day occasion, which can happen at London’s worldwide convention centre, ExCeL London, is predicted to see over 12,zero00 medical specialists flock to the capital, bringing in an estimated £41.7m of financial profit to the capital. 

As a part of the congress, the European Affiliation of Urology Exhibition may also present delegates with an opportunity to familiarise themselves with each established merchandise and cutting-edge medical know-how. 

Over the previous few years, London has been welcoming increasingly more main medical occasions. Last yr alone, the town performed host to the European Renal Affiliation-European Dialysis and Transplant Affiliation (ERA-EDTA) congress, the European Affiliation of Periodontology congress (EuroPerio), which attracted 25% extra delegates than the affiliation’s earlier occasion, and the European Society of Cardiology congress, which broke all earlier data of attendance. 

Becky Graveney, Head of Affiliations at London & Companions stated: London has proved time and time once more that it is aware of methods to ship an awesome occasion and, with the town being one of many world’s leading centres for Life Sciences, it is no shock that an growing variety of excessive profile medical associations select London to host their congresses. We’re wanting ahead to welcoming the European Affiliation of Urology for what is about to be a number one scientific convention. 

Professor Christopher Chapple, Secretary Common of the European Affiliation of Urology and Honorary Professor of Urology at Sheffield Educating Hospitals: “London is a superb metropolis to host our subsequent Annual Congress, EAU17. It’s vibrant, trendy and but historic on the similar time. With ExCeL London as the venue for this assembly, we’re working to ship a complete, cutting-edge congress that will collect over 12,000 Urologists from everywhere in the world. 

Samantha Shamkh, Head of Conventions, ExCeL London: “We’re delighted that the European Affiliation of Urology have chosen ExCeL and London to host their 2017 congress. We work intently with all of our shoppers to know their particular aims, whether or not that’s when it comes to rising their attendance, attaining a higher international outreach or growing scientific content material. With the help of London & Companions, we will help our shoppers to realize their goals, making certain that they get probably the most from internet hosting their congress with us. We sit up for working with EAU, serving to them to ship a profitable occasion end result for the each the affiliation and their delegates.” 

London is likely one of the hottest locations for worldwide conventions and conferences. Final yr, the town went as much as 6th place within the ICCA rankings, and in addition ranked fourth when it comes to delegate attendance. 

London’s popularity as a life sciences centre of experience was boosted by the launch of MedCity in 2014, a collaboration between the Mayor of London and the capital’s main analysis and healthcare centres to extend life sciences funding, commercialisation and entrepreneurship within the London-Cambridge-Oxford golden triangle. 

2016 will even see the opening of the Francis Crick Institute, a biomedical discovery institute and a consortium of six of the UK’s most profitable scientific and educational organisations. 

Upcoming medical occasions scheduled to happen in London this yr embrace the European League Towards Rheumatism (EULAR) congress in June and the European Respiratory Society congress in September. 

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