Brighton has won its bid to host the British HIV Association’s (BHIVA) 21st annual conference in April 2015.
The conference, which will be held at the Brighton Centre, is expected to attract over 600 delegates and bring an estimated £1m-plus in economic benefit to the city. The event was last held in Brighton in 2006.
“It’s always satisfying when organisers choose to return to the city as it’s testament that the destination and the VisitBrighton team have done what we say on the tin,” says VisitBrighton’s Head of Sales Julia Gallagher. “We’re especially pleased that the association has been impressed with the improvements made at the Brighton Centre since their last visit and trust this will add even further to their event this time around.”
Event organiser Faarid Patel adds: “Our members and delegates love Brighton and the destination works well for them in terms of location and travel. We know the city is always vibrant with a range of hotels, restaurants and cultural attractions, but improvements made at the Brighton Centre since we were last in town now deliver our logistical requirements, too.”
The BHIVA represents professionals in HIV care and the annual conference presents the latest research undertaken by trainees and others working in HIV centres across the UK.
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