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ESC Congress

(25 August 2023 - 28 August 2023 )
Location: Netherlands , Amsterdam
Organizer: European Society of Cardiology

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ESC Congress 2023 will take place between the 25th and 28th of August 2023. The venue of choice for the event is the Amsterdam RAI. The format of the event will be face to face and will not feature a strict Covid-19 prevention plan. This is due to the removal of the Netherlands' domestic restrictions on 25.02.2022. Attendees will be advised to follow recommendations such as:

  • Frequent hand disinfection via the provided sanitation stations

Attendees will be advised to sanitise and disinfect their hands at regular intervals. The venue will deploy hand sanitizing stations and hydro alcoholic gel dispensers.

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The ESC Congress is the leading annual congress for cardiology medical professionals. It is a congress which takes place in a different city and venue within Europe every year. Among them are metropolises such as Munich, London, Amsterdam, and Barcelona. Venues that have hosted the ESC Congress include Messe Munich and ExCeL London. They also feature the Amsterdam RAI and Fira de Barcelona Gran Via.

Business Profile of the Event

The ESC Congress is among the leading meeting locations for cardiology medical professionals. Such include clinicians, nurses, scientists, physicians, technicians, and general practitioners. Additionally, the congress is the meeting location for professionals working in related fields. Such include medical technology, health, and pharmacy. The fair is the location for meeting company representatives from large pharmaceutical companies. Such include Bayer AG, Novo Nordisk, and Cytokinetics.

What is New for ESC Congress 2023?

ESC Congress 2023 will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Did You Know? 

The Congress is where medical professionals can expand their specialist knowledge. Additionally, they can network with other professionals. Furthermore, the event permits such specialists to gain recognition.

The ESC Congress includes a comprehensive educational programme. This includes educational sessions where attendees can learn about one or more diseases. The programme furthermore includes Industry sessions. Such lectures allow visitors to learn patient treatment methods and preventing health problems. Often, the conference serves as the location for the presenting of new abstracts. Such feature topics such as “Secondary prevention in patients at high cardiovascular risk”. Each of the sessions of lectures features a leading medical expert as a host. Among the experts who have spoken at the ESC Congress are Omar Abdelfattah and Md Sayed Ali Sheikh. 

THE ESC Congress features ample opportunities for gaining recognition. Among them is receiving one of the various ESC Congress Awards. These include the Young Investigator Awards. Another prize is the Nursing and Allied Professions Investigator Award. Attendees can also compete for the Clinical Cases Award Session. The awards allow abstract presenters to gain recognition for their research. Each of the finalists receives an Award certificate and a monetary prize. For winners, the prize is 2000 Euro and for non-winners — 1000 Euro. All selected participants receive free registration for the next congress edition. 

The Young Investigator Awards lauds the outstanding research of four young investigators. The Award features several categories:

  • Basic Science.
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Thrombosis
  • Populations Sciences
  • Coronary Pathophysiology
  • Microcirculation. 

The Nursing and Allied Professions Investigator Award recognises nursing and allied professions contributions. Such include research conducted by nurses or cardiovascular technologists. Electrocardiogram technicians, emergency medical technicians and others can also take part. 

The Clinical Case Award lauds 4 presenters. Each presentation will receive a ranking based on their scores. The jury determines the scores based on the earned points in the following criteria:

  • Case Management
  • The originality of the case
  • Answers to Questions
  • Presentation (demonstrating learning points from the case)

The ESC Congress is a must-attend for many medical professionals. Such include scientists, clinicians, and nurses working in the field of cardiology. Allied professionals such as cardiovascular technologists and electrocardiogram technicians should also attend. So should physicians and General Practitioners. 

Your Hotel Room in Munich, London, Barcelona, Amsterdam

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Munich, London, Barcelona, or Amsterdam with an ideal location and price tag. This allows you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Messe Munich, ExCeL London, Amsterdam RAI, or Fira de Barcelona for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


The ESC Congress is an annual medical trade show hosted for 4 days. The European Society of Cardiology organises the event at different venues within Europe. Hosting venues include Messe Munich, ExCeL London, Amsterdam RAI, or Fira de Barcelona. The visiting hours for the Congress tend to be between 9 am and 6 pm. 

Each of the venues where the ESC Congress has taken place is easy to reach. For example, Messe Munich has public transport connections to the central station. This allows you to reach the venue within 25 minutes from Munich’s central railway station. Likewise, Amsterdam RAI is easy to reach due to its extensive transport connections. For instance, you can reach Schiphol airport in 17 minutes by bus from the venue. You can also reach Amsterdam’s central stations in 10 minutes by metro. 

Each of the conference cities has an extensive public transport network. This allows you to reach different districts in a safe and time-saving manner. For example, London has a network that consists of trains, buses, taxis, and metros. By using the transport lines, you can reach locations such as London City Airport in 34 minutes. 

There are ample dining and accommodation options within each of the hosting cities. For example, Amsterdam provides hostels, hotels, apartments, and guest houses. Munich also has hotels, guest houses, apartments, and hostels. The variety of eateries available ranges from restaurants to markets. Often, the venues where the Congress occurs include their catering zone. The prices can vary depending on the location, time of day and type of menu. For example, certain restaurants located within the city centre can be expensive. Each of the cities has districts where accommodation is easy to organise and book. For example, Amsterdam’s popular accommodation areas include the city centre and Plantage. Munich’s popular areas are the Old City, the Museum Quarter and the Glockenbach Quarter.

Audience and Statistics

The ESC Congress receives over 200 exhibitors and over 31000 participants. Over 150 countries attend the congress, including:

  • Spain
  • Germany
  • England
  • Switzerland
  • Canada
  • The USA
  • Japan
  • China
  • Russia
  • Israel
  • Greece
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Egypt
  • Albania
  • Bulgaria
  • Kazakhstan
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Morocco
  • Finland

Professionals from the cardiology field attend the conference. So do the medical technology, health, and pharmacy sectors. 

Past Editions


The 2022 edition of the ESC Congress took place between 26.08.2022 and 29.08.2022 as a hybrid event. It was hosted in the IFEMA-Feria de Barcelona in the absence of Covid-19 safety measures due to the removal of the country's pandemic-related restrictions. It received over 30,270 participants from 174 countries. 






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