Major national congresses in the second half of 2012 in the Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Málaga

Among other major events, the venue has hosted the 34th National Semergen Congress, from 26-29 September, and the SECOT Congress 2012, from 3-5 October.

The Trade Fairs and Congress Centre of Malaga (FYCMA) has been the seat of a number of major national congresses in the second half of 2012, in which experts in a variety of fields, including medicine, energy, law, tourism and business attended.

The venue’s event agenda has featured the 34th National Congress of the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen), scheduled on 26-29 September, which  was attended by around 6,000 delegates. This event included a broad programme of scientific activities with the aim of satisfying the educational needs of general practitioners, helping them to address everyday problems, while focusing on the care needs of chronic patients.
Moreover, it is important to mention that it has been one of the most important congresses hold to date in Malaga. According to the data provided by Meeting Professionals International (MPI), obtained using the criteria established by the Spain Convention Bureau (SCB), the event will have an economic impact for the city of over €9 million.

Following this event, FYCMA hosted the 49th Congress of the Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SECOT 2012), a forum for professionals involved in different fields of medical traumatology. From 3-5 of October, the programme included educational sessions, roundtable discussions, conferences, and an exhibition area.
Likewise, the 8th Congress of Malaga Lawyers, regarded as one of the most important national events of its kind, was hold from 18-19 October. Before the congress, from 10-11 October, FYCMA also hosted the 7th Modernization and Quality Seminars, organized by Malaga City Council and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP).
Lastly, at the end of October, it was the turn of the 9th Tourism and Information and Communication Technologies Congress, organized by the Faculty of Tourism of Malaga University (UMA). The congress’ main aim was to promote experience and knowledge exchange in the fields of information systems and communication technologies applied to the tourist industry. To this end, the congress was attended by university researchers and trade professionals from the public and private sectors.

Another major event on the agenda was the 20th edition of the seminars organized by the National Association of Environmental Enterprises (ANEPMA), which congregated 200 attendees and 30 leading companies in the fields of efficiency and sustainability from 7-9 November.

Finally, the congress centre is the venue chosen for holding the congress Andalucía Management, addressing the most innovative aspects of strategic business areas such as marketing, innovation and new communication channels, and EMTECH Spain, the conference on technology and entrepreneurship organized by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

The run of congresses will continue in the 2013 agenda, confirming FYCMA as a leading venue and Málaga as an important convention city.

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