The NHS Confederation hosted its fourth conference at ACC Liverpool and confirmed it will return to the venue again next year.
Its return will see a total of £16.9m in economic impact generated over the five events.
The annual exhibition and conference, one of the most high profile healthcare gatherings in the UK, welcomed around 1,600 delegates and speakers to the waterfront venue last week.
It included keynote speeches from secretary of state for health Jeremy Hunt MP, new NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens and Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health.
During the event, which brings together senior leaders from across the whole of the health and social care system, organisers announced they will return to ACC Liverpool from 3 to 5 June 2015. Its previous visits to ACC Liverpool were in 2009, 2010 and last year.
“This was another significant event with 1,600 delegates and speakers, 850 exhibitors on 120 stands and high-profile keynote speeches. We were pleased to also provide full production this year,” said Kerrin MacPhie, director of sales at ACC Liverpool, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena.
“The commitment to return to us for a fifth year is a reflection of our entire team and our relationship with our valued client.
“Its return will mean a total contribution of almost £17m in economic impact which is extremely positive for the city, not only in financial terms but also due to the global attention the event attracts.”
ACC Liverpool is anticipating a bumper June, with 15 events lined up at the venue during the month.
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