This year’s ESMO congress is taking place from 27 Sep to 10 Oct 2019 in Barcelona. Like most major congresses in Barcelona, it will take place in Fira Gran Via, which is why we decided to let you know a thing or two about this location. The exact address of the venue is Av. Joan Carles I, 64 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Gran Via has a total area of 240,000 square meters, 8 halls, 45 restaurants and over 4,500 parking spaces. It is one of the largest and most modern exhibition and conference centres in Europe. It owes its original architecture to the Japanese designer Toyo Ito – winner of the Pritzker Prize. Gran Via offers a variety of congress spaces, providing a modular and versatile space that can accommodate from 3 to 12 thousand participants. The 8 main pavilions forming Gran Via are connected by pavements that direct the flow of visitors’ traffic, offering them the latest congress services and convenient logistics. Like many modern buildings, the centre prides itself on implementing the idea of sustainable development. It has one of the largest photovoltaic panelling on the roof. Congress participants will appreciate its proximity to the airport and its very convenient connection to the public transport network.