Another great achievement for IFEMA, which is about to close a record 2017 in terms of international congresses: the ERS International Congress will take place at IFEMA from September 28th to October 2nd 2019, a large meeting organized by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) that will bring together thousands of doctors and professionals dedicated to respiratory health.
The congress is an international meeting of experts from the health research and development sectors of respiratory diseases. Receiving thousands of these specialist is a source of pride for Madrid and IFEMA; the 2016 edition in London gathered 22,645 professionals, followed by 22,121 at the 2017 edition in Milan. It is practically the world's largest congress in the Respiratory field
Belén Mann, IFEMA Congress Department said “2019 will be a very significant year for IFEMA; the ERS congress is not only an economic injection for the Community of Madrid, but also an experienced reference as a meeting point of doctors and professionals from this sector. To confirm this event was a long process of more than seven years but it has been worth it because it is an event of the highest order for the city of Madrid ".
Spain has already hosted four editions of this congress, one in Madrid in 1999 and three in Barcelona, the latest one in 2013.