Excel to host London's largest medical convention

Excel London opens its doors tomorrow to what it describes as the largest medical convention the city has ever hosted.

Excel London
Excel London

Gastro 2009 will attract at least 13,000 daily delegates from 21-26 November, providing an estimated £30m boost for the London economy.

The event, which enables global gastroenterology specialists to network and learn about the latest innovations, marks the start of a closer working relationship between Excel London and local partner organisations.

Excel London director of conferences and events James Rees said: "This event represents the first convention where we have worked with the full support of Visit London, the Greater London Authority and The Mayor's Office to ensure delegates receive a fantastic welcome and experience the best of what London has to offer.

"The success of this partnership, coupled with the opening of London's first international convention centre at Excel on 1 May 2010, will enable us to bring further economic benefit to the city from a market estimated to be worth £100bn annually."

 

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