Brighton bags three-day medical event

Visit Brighton Convention Bureau has signed a deal to host the Society of Tropical Medicine for its conference scheduled for 17-19 September 2008. The event is expected to bring 250 specialists in tropical medicine from across the world to the city and it is estimated the conference will bring £193,500 of direct economic benefit to Brighton. Taking place at the Hove Centre, the three-day event will be accompanied by a number of dinners and receptions around the city, according to the CVB. One post conference debrief already confirmed will take place at Bar du Chocolat – the venue spin-off of chocolatier Choccywoccydoodah – which is being made available exclusively for delegates.

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