04 Sep EUROTOX 2016: inauguration of the European Congress in FIBES, Seville
From 4 to 7 September 2016, FIBES will welcome more than 1,200 European specialists of the sector of Toxicology. Following its decision to change the host city for the annual Congress for 2016, the Organizing Committee of EUROTOX chose Seville for its many qualities and attractions, competing with a number of other big European capitals. Carmen Castreño, the Municipal Delegate of Economy, Commerce and Institutional Relations of Seville’s Town Council, was in charge of starting the opening session this afternoon.
FIBES opens its doors to the 52nd Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology
The qualities and attractions of Seville as a host for great international congresses were crucial factors in the Organizing Committee’s decision last April to host EUROTOX 2016 in Seville, initially appointed to Istanbul. The 52nd Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology is organized by the Turkish Society of Toxicology, a Federation of 34 Societies with over 7,000 members. The theme of the Congress will be “Protecting Public and Environmental Health by Understanding and Communicating Toxicology”, dealing with all the latest developments and achievements in the field of toxicology.
More than 1,200 specialists are expected to participate in this event where 6 continuing education courses will be carried out as well as 16 symposia, 10 workshops, and lectures from key scientists. Shortlisted with three other aspirant European cities, FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre earned the privilege of hosting the important Congress thanks to its speedy response to the Organizing Committee’s request as well as its knowledge of the international market.
A European Congress that opens up to International Business Opportunities
Besides choosing FIBES for its versatility and the quality of its facilities, the Committee gave much value to the ancient Mudejar bonds between Spain and Turkey, the links between both cultures, and the business opportunities that can be opened between Seville and Istanbul, such as new airline routes, new markets between Europe and Asia, and more.
The date of the Congress, early September, represents a great opportunity for Seville, being a low season for the city after the summer break, and will be beneficial to several sectors directly linked to the travel and tourism industry, such as hotels, shops, taxis, public transport, catering, etc. For four days, FIBES and Seville will become the hub of the European Societies of Toxicology.
Once again, Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre, with the priceless collaboration of Seville Town Council, climbs up to the leading positions in the list of venues hosting and organising great congresses. For more information on Fibes and its capacity for international congresses, contact Raquel Martínez Arija from FIBES’ Press Office on (+34) 954 478 748.