Microsoft TechEd Europe and EULAR choose IFEMA as the venue for their international events in 2013

Microsoft TechEd Europe and EULAR choose IFEMA as the venue for their international events in 2013

The two events, which take place in June, will bring together over 20,000 participants from around the world in Madrid, providing a significant economic boost for the city with around 75,000 overnight stays forecast

The Premiere Event For IT Professionals & Enterprise Developers, Microsoft TechEd Europe,  and the European League Against Rheumatism, EULAR,  have selected IFEMA as the venue for their international congresses, which will take place in June at Feria de Madrid. These events will gather over 20,000 participants from around the world, providing a significant economic boost for Madrid and in particular for the city’s hotel sector, which forecasts 75,000 reservations for overnight stays.

FOTO 5. IFEMAEULAR, the European League Against Rheumatism, regarded as the leading forum for the exchange of scientific and clinical information between professionals involved in rheumatology in Europe, is holding its annual congress in Madrid. The event runs from 12 to 15 June and will bring together over 16,000 rheumatologists and osteoarticular pathology professionals. The congress, the largest international event dedicated to this medical speciality, will occupy seven halls at the IFEMA trade fair site and there will also be significant activity at the North Convention Centre.

Meanwhile, Microsoft, the US specialist in the development and manufacture of software products and IT services, will bring together over 5,000 sector professionals and suppliers from around the global in June in Madrid for its European conference. The company will be showcasing its very latest technological solutions to participants.

Both Microsoft TechEd Europe and EULAR have chosen to stage their events at IFEMA’s Feria de Madrid site because they recognise the Trade Fair Institution’s outstanding track record and its ability to stage events of this magnitude including the 2011 and 2012 editions of SAP SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd Madrid and numerous international medical science events.  Feria de Madrid’s proximity to Madrid Barajas airport and its excellent underground links with the airport and city centre were also key factors, while the city’s comprehensive range of hotel accommodation make it an ideal destination for major international events of this kind.


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