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Event kicks off big year for Bella Center

The almost 3,000 delegates now converging on Copenhagen are small fry compared to what’s coming.

Almost 3,000 delegates are converging on Copenhagen’s Bella Center right now, in the first of a number of large-scale events this year at Scandinavia’s largest congress and conference venue – one of which will be bringing 14,000 delegates.

From February 22 to 24, 13 associations and 12 venues from around the world will meet to network as part of the annual XL International Workshop. It is the first time the event for almost 3,000 people is being held in the Danish capital.

Launched in Glasgow in 2003, the XL International Workshop brings together industry leaders in congresses and venues to share information, experiences and business opportunities for a two-and-a-half day program.

Year of events
The 115,000m2 Bella Centre Copenhagen can host up to 17,000 conference participants at the same time. Its 40 meeting rooms and exhibition halls, each of which have wireless internet, are solidifying the Danish capital’s reputation as one of the world’s most popular convention cities.

On March 16-20, the Bella Center will host the European Association of Urology’s congress, which is expected to attract in excess of 14,000 delegates from over 100 countries.

On May 24-27, a congress for the European Renal Association and the European Dialysis and Transplant Association will be staged at the Bella Center with 10,000 participants attending.

Just a week later, on June 2-4, the European Anaesthesiology Congress takes place, expected to attract some 6,000 delegates from around the world.

A week after that, more than 6,000 people from almost 100 countries will visit the 80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, the largest and most comprehensive multi-disciplinary geoscience event in the world, to be held on June 11-14.

After summer, on September 17-21, the ITS World Congress 2018, the premier event in the field of intelligent transportation, is gathering in Copenhagen with an estimated 10,000 delegates.

And on November 5-7, the Scandinavian life sciences industry will be playing on its home turf at the biggest biotech conference in Europe, BIO-Europe 2018, when 4,000 delegates at the Bella Center and other local venues.

“With an estimated 73,000 delegates from across the world attending prestigious conferences and congresses at Bella Center Copenhagen, 2018 is set to be another busy congress year,” confirmed Lise Sparre Milandt, director of congress and event sales.

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