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    Update your knowledge at the 2018 European Lung Cancer Congress

    During April 2018, Geneva plays the destination for the European Lung Cancer Congress (ELCC). Now it’s in 8th edition, the event will be drawing expertise, knowledge, breaking research and more from multidisciplinary societies representing thoracic oncology specialists, all working towards a shared goal: to advance science, disseminate education and improve the practice of lung cancer specialists worldwide

    From 11th-14th April 2018, the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) will be hosting the event at the Palexpo International Conference Centre in the Swiss city.

    If you are involved in the medical sector in combating Lung cancer, this is an opportunity not to be missed. The four-day event is packed with networking sessions, talks from key speakers and allows you learn about advancements in the field.

    Our upmarket serviced accommodation is one of the best-placed hotels near ELCC 2018, offering guests a range of short and long stay accommodation options. With a staggering choice of in-house amenities to enhance your stay, our spacious suites are fitted with separate kitchen, dining and living areas so you can enjoy staying in a home from home whilst in town.

    Event information

    The 2018 ELCC is sure to be one of the best yet with a packed programme covering industry hot topics such as ‘first-line treatment of oncogene and non-oncogene addicted tumours’, ‘the Implementation of lung cancer screening and SCLC and mesothelioma’.

    Employees with roles as Medical Oncologists, Thoracic Surgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Respiratory Physicians, Pathologists and Interventional Radiologists will find the event useful and informative. As one of the most iconic events in the field of the year, each session is designed around factors in advancing medicine to cure and treat Lung Cancer. At the end of each day, question and answer sessions will allow attendees to probe speakers and gain a more in-depth insight to subjects that matter to them and their patients. Analysing the background of the disease will be covered in assessing the molecular background of lung cancer and discussion around Immunotherapy.

    If you need to take a break for the day’s event, you can retire to your luxury serviced apartment to live-stream the Congress’ webcasts. These will include all sessions of the programme and can be accessed by ESMO and OncologyPRO members. Download the programme to find out more in-depth information about the event.

    How to make the most of your time at the venue

    The modern-day business traveller can enjoy many facilities at Palexpo. High-speed Wi-Fi is also available for catching up on emails or work. Food and drinks outlets will allow you to keep your energy topped up to concentrate on the Congress. Pick up a snack to eat at a session or sit back and relax in the food outlets with other delegates. For those with mobility issues, you can arrange assistance and utilise the mobility impaired facilities at the venue.  

    Take time out of your busy day to recharge and refresh with some delicious food and drink options from the restaurants within the convention centre. Pick up a snack to eat on the go, or catch up with other delegates and your colleagues.

    How to get there

    As one of the closest hotels near to the 2018 European Lung Cancer Congress, travelling from Fraser Suites Geneva to the event is simple and quick. Ask our reception services to order a taxi which will take around 25 minutes. Or, if you’d prefer to travel by public transport simply walk to the Genève, Bel-Air bus stop, 4 minutes from our building. Here take the number 5 bus. This also acts as the bus route to the airport which also goes by Palexpo.

    Why stay with Fraser Suites Geneva

    From stepping foot in the city by air via Geneva Airport or by train at the main train station, you can easily access our residence in minutes by taxi or private transfer. Our location in the heart of Geneva’s financial and shopping district ensures that guests are able to explore the city in their free time, venturing out to admire Lake Geneva, enjoy fine cuisine in the many bars and restaurants or take the opportunity to visit the Palais des Nations. Offering 67 suites of fully-furnished modern and luxurious residences, each room is tastefully decorated with modern amenities including a fully-equipped kitchenette, coffee machine, home entertainment system and contemporary bathroom suite.

    Corporate amenities for congress guests

    Travellers staying with us for ELCC 2018 can take advantage of our exclusive business facilities. We invite you to take advantage of our dedicated Business Centre – finish off that important piece of work for the Congress using our desktop iMacs computers or utilise the printing facilities to help you keep on top of your workload when out of the office our complimentary Wi-Fi which is available throughout the residence, allowing you to complete work or review information before attending a session at the congress. We can also offer conference facilities for you and your colleagues to book for meetings or important Skype calls with your institution or place of work – simply ask our award-winning front desk team for more information and assistance.

    We like to make it easy for our guests to unwind from an eventful day, therefore utilise our gym space to keep up to date with your regime. Dine at The Dining Room for a delicious tantalising option of food and beverages to awaken your senses and mind for a successful day at the Congress.

    As one of the hotels closest to the ELCC 2018, Fraser Suites Geneva have all the business facilities you’ll need for your stay, that’s why our TripAdvisor® award-winning facilities make Fraser Suites Geneva one of the best hotels near ELCC 2018. While staying with us, why not gain rewards through our customer loyalty scheme which you can use when staying in Fraser Hospitality property.

    We look forward to welcoming to Geneva to attend ELCC 2018 – book now to avoid disappointment.