Liverpool to gain £1.4m economic benefit from oncology conference

The European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) will be held in Liverpool in 2014.

Liverpool to host European Society of Surgical Oncology in 2014
Liverpool to host European Society of Surgical Oncology in 2014
Liverpool Convention Bureau and the ACC Liverpool worked with one of the city’s ambassadors, consultant liver surgeon Graeme Poston, to secure the conference on 14-16 September 2014.

The ESSO conference is expected to attract up to 800 delegates to the ACC Liverpool, and generate around £1.4m in economic benefit for the city.

A special Lord Mayor’s reception will be held for delegates travelling to Liverpool.

Liverpool Convention Bureau manager Carol O’Reilly said: "This win is a great coup for the city and a reward for our collaborative efforts in securing the event. We faced competition from capital cities including Athens, Geneva and Berlin, so we are extremely proud to have secured such a high profile conference, which underlines our international reach and expert knowledge."

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