General Information

General Information

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

COVID-19 Updates

We are closely tracking the global COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on the public health and safety. We are following the recommendations of the health authorities and preparing for you a fascinating educational programme, many networking activities and tips on how to make the most out of Thessaloniki.

We will keep you updated if any new information is available.

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

An official personalized letter of invitation will be provided to registered participants if requested as part of the registration procedure. This invitation is prepared solely for the purpose of visa applications and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support or confirmation of inclusion in the Scientific Programme. Invitation letters will be provided electronically (PDF) or as a hard copy if required.  In case of special delivery (courier) request, the participant will be responsible for all charges.

Agent for Italian Organizations and Participants

As Organizers of the congress ESRA 2020 taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 16 to 19 September, 2020 we entrust TWT srl, to collect the applications from pharmaceutical companies (participating as sponsors or exhibitors) for the Italian Ministry of Health agency (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco AIFA) procedure, in compliance with the instructions given by the Legislative Order 219 of the 24th april 2006 – art. 124.

Tel: +39 06 597 84 01

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 later than 80 days before the beginning of the congress.


Mr. Gianni Frontani /

Mrs. Anna Lupidi /


Via Arrigo Davila 130

00179 Rome



Tel:  +39 06 4424 9321

Fax: +39 06 9933 1533


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