The tourist board helped secure these and other events, which will take place in eight cities across seven states including Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande do Norte, Santa Catarina and Bahia. Its president Vicente Neto said the wins will help to generate movement in the economy, create employment and stimulate an exchange between researchers from Brazil and abroad.
"This type of conference helps Brazil to grow into one of the main hosts for the global events of today," he said. "In partnership with Brazil’s states and the private sector, we are working to attract even more events like this."
The country has also confirmed several high-profile health industry congresses, symposiums and workshops for 2016, equating to around 11,000 delegates.
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