At the ERS International Congress, 87% of delegates surveyed stated that the Exhibition was either an essential or a very important / interesting feature of the Congress. An exhibition booth remains the single most effective way to demonstrate new products, disseminate information and attract interest from new and existing contacts. 75% of all delegates on the exhibition floor prescribe medicines and / or specify / buy medical equipment and devices.


ERS International Congress Madrid, 2019

The Exhibition area is located on the middle floor of the Congress centre and will be next to 5 session rooms (capacity 200 max). The exhibition area is accessible via the main atrium and 4 escalators, ensuring a good flow throughout the entire exhibition. Available stand formats remain the same:

  • Island (4 open sides)
  • Peninsula (3 open sides)
  • Corner (2 open sides)
  • In-line (1 open side)

A shell scheme is available for in-line stands and corner sites and is charged as an additional cost via an order form provided in the Exhibition Service Kit.

Important documents

Exhibition dates and opening hours - 2019

Date Exhibitor Access

Delegate Access

to the Exhibition

Saturday, 28 September 07.00 – 21.00 -
Sunday, 29 September 06.30 – 19.30 09.00 – 17.00

Monday, 30 September

06.30 – 19.30 09.00 – 17.00
Tuesday, 1 October 06.30 – 19.30 09.00 – 17.00
Wednesday, 2 October 06.30 – 13.30* 09.00 – 12.00

* All timings are subject to change.

Construction of stands

Date Time Space
Thursday, 26 September 08:30 - 21:30 Over 80 sqm
  13:00 - 21:30 Less than 80sqm
Friday, 27 September 08.30 – 21:30  
Saturday, 28 September 08.30 – 16:00*  
  16.00 - 20:00  

* On Saturday, heavy building must stop and the aisles must be free at 16:00 sharp as we will be laying the carpets. You may continue light building on your stands up until 20.00


The costs are EUR 598 per sqm plus statutory sales tax according to European regulations, and EUR 2.50 per sqm for waste disposal fee.

  • The minimum exhibition space that can be hired is 9sqm. Invoices will be issued in euros.
  • The rental is for bare floor space only and does not include any wall panels, carpet, furniture or installations.


For bookings and booth allocation, please contact the ERS Marketing & Corporate Relations Department:

For technical and logistical questions, please contact our partner Interplan AG: 

Important deadlines

  • 14 December, 2018: Application deadline for orders of minimum 40 sqm.
  • February and March 2019: Confirmation of stand allocation of minimum 40 sqm.
  • From March 2019: Confirmation of stand allocation on a first-come first-served basis.
  • 12 July, 2019: Deadline for submission of free-built stand design plans.
  • 17 August, 2019: Deadline for exhibitor badges.


The ERS has created the ERS PULMONARY PAVILION in order to give companies who have never exhibited at our congress the opportunity to be part of the congress. The ERS PULMONARY PAVILION has also been created for companies that are new to the respiratory field or that have products that are developed for diseases not classified as main stream respiratory. For the smaller fee of 3'000 EUR you will be able to attend and exhibit as part of a pre-packaged solution fully organized and constructed by the ERS. All you need to do is come!

Please contact Nicolas.Luginbuhl@ersnet.org should this opportunity be of any interest.