2014, European Conference on Head & Neck Oncology


Liverpool secures 2014 European Conference on Head & Neck Oncology

Liverpool has enhanced its position as one of Europe’s most sought after conference cities by securing the 6th European Conference on Head & Neck Oncology (ECHNO) in 2014.

Running from 23rd – 25th April at BT Convention Centre, part of ACC Liverpool, the conference will combine two meetings between the European Head & Neck Society (EHNS) and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncology (BAHNO) offering specialist courses and expert lecturers from the world of oncology. The event is expected to attract around 800 delegates to the city with a projected economic benefit of £1.1 million.

Carol O’Reilly, Liverpool Convention Bureau Manager comments; “Liverpool’s knowledge economy is one of our greatest assets and this is achieving cut through in the association sector, which is one of the key reasons as to why we are winning these kinds of events. With so many experts coming to visit and experience Liverpool, this can only be a good thing. Moreover, it will lead to further establishing the city as a base of expert knowledge, which event organisers looking for expertise in medical or scientific fields can tap into for future events.”

James Brown, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Aintree University Hospital, comments;

“I am delighted that this joint meeting of the European Head and Neck Society and the British Association of Head and Neck Oncology will be coming to Liverpool in 2014.  I look forward to inviting colleagues with an interest in Head and Neck Oncology to come and be part of a memorable event. There is much expertise in Liverpool and this conference will leave a strong legacy for future collaboration and research in this specialised field.”

Jacquie Rogers, General Manager of the host venue added; “BT Convention Centre Liverpool is increasingly becoming recognised as a centre of excellence for global medical symposium. We are looking forward to welcoming ECHNO’s European delegates to the city and in particular to our venue.  The team’s unsurpassed experience with international delegates coupled with progressive technology is helping to drive new and repeat business from across the four corners of the globe.”