The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has announced ACC Liverpool, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, as the chosen venue for its 33rd British International Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2013. The international annual congress will host over 1200 trainee, consultant and specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists from over 50 representative countries.
The three-day congress, organised by Hampton Medical Conferences, will take place 24-26 June 2013 and comprise meetings and seminars as well as exhibitors at ACC Liverpool, and a social programme at Liverpool Cathedral.
The RCOG put forward a bid for Liverpool as there were very few destinations in the UK that could comfortably accommodate large numbers of delegates under one roof as well as exhibition space and a range of hotel accommodation within walking distance.
Lynn Whitley, Director for meetings at RCOG said, "We put together the bid for Liverpool as it's one of the few places we knew could cope with accommodating our growing demands. It's great to know that they have the latest facilities and the venue is purpose built for meetings such as ours. The venue has integrated AV facilities which will be useful for us to webcast our meeting internationally and perform live demonstrations if necessary. We are really looking forward to our 2013 event just as I'm sure the delegates are keen to experience the city of Liverpool."
Kerrin MacPhie, Director of Sales ACC Liverpool said, "We are delighted to be hosting the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists after winning the bid this year. ACC Liverpool has established an un-rivalled reputation across the medical sector due to our understanding of the demands of these types of events. This decision is a reflection of the commitment that we have to surpass expectations and really drive Liverpool forward as one of the UK's leading destinations for meetings, events and exhibitions."
ACC Liverpool opened in 2008 and has since made a name for itself within the medical sector due to its flexibility in hosting large scale associations of this kind as well as destination support, further confirming the city's appeal to this sector.