ESMO 2018: Preparatory Information for Industry

To get up to speed with your preparation for ESMO 2018, please download our Industry Guidelines below.

ESMO 2018 Industry Guidelines

Third-party media activites

Media activities initiated by third parties during or in connection with ESMO 2018, including, but not limited to:

  • Meetings such as press conferences, media briefings, educational sessions for media representatives, as well as
  • PR activities, such as press releases, news, articles, interviews, etc.

are subject to the  ESMO 2018 Policy on Third-Party Media Activities. This policy aims to guarantee proper and correct distribution of oncology and cancer-related information to media representatives in connection with the conference.

Press events in or outside the congress centre but concomitant with/or during breaks of the scientific programme of ESMO 2018 are subject to ESMO Press Office approval. Please contact  media@esmo.org

Official Italian Agency for AIFA Procedure

AIFA rules are mandatory only for Italian Pharmaceutical Companies that will attend a congress abroad.

Any pharmaceutical company supporting or participating in a congress, is subjected to an authorisation by AIFA (Italian Drug Agency), according to an Italian Government Decree (Decreto Legislativo 219/06 – art. 124). The request of authorisation must be submitted within 60 days before the starting date of the event.

ESMO advises pharmaceutical companies to contact the Official Agency:

AIM Group International – AIM Education S.r.l.
Contact: Cristina Ghidoli
Via G. Ripamonti, 129 
20141 Milan, Italy
Tel: +39 02 56601.1
Fax: +39 02-70048585
E-mail:  aifa@aimgroup.eu