EULAR chooses London for 2011 congress

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has chosen Excel London as the venue for its 2011 congress. Some 12,000 delegates from across Europe are expected to attend the event on 25-28 May. Excel London and Visit London worked with EULAR’S agency MCI and its steering group as well as the British Society for Rheumatology to bid for the annual congress. EULAR president Ferdinand Breedveld said: “We have chosen this venue in honour of the importance of rheumatology study in the UK and in recognition of its great achievements for people suffering from arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases in Europe.” Excel London managing director (conferences and events) Vanessa Cotton added that the congress win was important for London. “We competed against other European destinations and the team have worked hard to ensure Excel London is seen as the ideal location,” she said.

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