General Information

General Information

Where is the venue? What is the currency in Greece? Need an invitation letter?

Congress Venue

Thessaloniki Concert Hall
25is Martiou &, Thessaloniki 546 46, Greece


The official language of the Congress is English.


The official currency in Greece is Euro.


The average daily temperature in Thessaloniki, in September is around 24°C, with 60mm of rainfall over 8 days.

Dress Code

During the entire Congress, the attire will be casual and informal.

Visa / Letter of Invitation

Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent on request. It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organising Committee or Congress to provide any financial assistance. For an invitation letter, please send your request via the Contact Us page on this website. Please make sure to send us your full name (as printed in your passport), full postal address and passport number. An official invitation letter will be created and sent to you by e-mail within 5-7 working days.


Guest Attendance Policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibition hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Liability and Insurance

The Congress Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or indirectly arising from the ESRA 2020. Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables. Congress Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.

Congress Organisers

Kenes Group
Rue François-Versonnex 7
1207 Geneva, Switzerland

Agent for Italian Organizations and Participants

As Organisers of the 39th Annual ESRA Congress taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 16-19 September 2020 we entrusted TWT srl, Rome, to collect the applications from pharmaceutical companies (participating as sponsors or exhibitors) for the Italian Ministry of Health agency AIFA procedure, in compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th April 2006 – art. 124.

Further details are available on AIFA (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco – Tel. +39 06 5978401)
Web :
Go to : Quick links menu
Click on : Authorization for Congresses & Meetings

PLEASE NOTE: Kenes Group is not involved in the registration procedure. It is the pharmaceutical companies’ sole responsibility to adhere to the above regulations directly via a local agent.

Please contact TWT srl no latest than 70 days before the beginning of the congress.

Mr. Gianni Frontani /
Mrs. Anna Lupidi /

Via Arrigo Davila 130
00179 Rome, Italy

Tel: +39 06 4424 9321
Fax: +39 06 9933 1533