MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Tourisme Montréal and the Palais des congrès de Montréal are delighted to welcome in Montréal Vascular 2013, a unique, one-time Canadian event that will bring four separate scientific meetings together under one roof. Promoting vascular health and care, education and research this congress will bring together over 6,000 delegates and 150 exhibitors in Montréal, from October 17 to 20. On this occasion, the media are invited to attend special lectures and debates and meet with leading experts from across Canada and around the world.
Vascular diseases are one of Canada's biggest health concerns - and will touch most of us sometime during our lives. They affect millions of Canadians and cost our healthcare system billions of dollars a year.
To address this growing issue, some of Canada's leading health organizations are joining forces for Vascular 2013:
- The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress
- The Canadian Diabetes Association / Canadian Society of Endocrinology / Metabolism Conference
- The Canadian Stroke Congress
- The Canadian Hypertension Congress
This unique conference has received financial and logistic support from Tourisme Montréal to hold the event in Québec's metropolis. Montréal is proud to host the conference, which will generate economic benefits estimated at more than $11 million.
WHEN: October 17 to 20, 2013
WHERE: Palais des congrès de Montréal
WHAT: Vascular 2013
Breaking news in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of vascular diseases (Heart attack, stroke, diabetes, macular degeneration, Alzheimer's disease, chronic kidney disease, etc.). New surgical techniques and the latest Canadian guidelines.
INTERVIEWS AND ACCREDITATION:
Contact the media office at 514-789-3402
Massy Forget Langlois Public Relations
514-842-2455, ext. 29
Congress information and media registration is at www.vascular2013.ca
Those who would like to follow the conference on social media can do so by using the hashtag #VASCULAR2013
About the Palais des congrès de Montréal
The mission of the Palais des Congrès de Montréal is to attract and host conventions, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and other events. A public institution with a commercial vocation, the Palais generates significant economic spinoffs for Montréal and the province of Québec and has proudly contributed to the sharing of knowledge and the growth of Montreal's international reputation as a first-class destination for the past 30 years. For more information, visit the Palais website at congresmtl.com.
About Tourisme Montréal
Tourisme Montréal is responsible for providing leadership in the concerted efforts of hospitality and promotion in order to position the "Montréal" destination on leisure and business travel markets. It is also responsible for developing Montréal's tourism product in accordance with the ever-changing conditions of the market.
For more information, please visit www.tourisme-montreal.org.
SOURCE: Tourisme Montréal
For further information:
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Manager - Corporate Public Relations
Advisor, Communications and Public Affairs
Société du Palais des congrès de Montréal