Health and Medical Tourism Summit - Eastern Europe 2018


The HMTS Conference is organised by the City of Lublin, the coordinator of Lublin Medicine – Medical & Wellness Cluster.


The City of Lublin, which is the coordinator of Lublin Medicine Cluster, invites medical tourism professionals, entrepreneurs and institutions interested in the development of inbound medical tourism in Eastern Europe to take part in "Health and Medical Tourism Summit 2018" that will take place on June 12th, 2018 in Lublin, Poland.
The conference will be attended by 250 participants from over 25 countries, approximately 30 panellists – medical tourism experts, representatives of local and government administration, clusters and medical tourism associations, over 20 facilitators with experience on the European medical tourism market, over 20 representatives of local, national and international media, delegates from Polish and Eastern European health care institutions, medical and wellness service providers.

The Conference will be accompanied by B2B meetings, expositions prepared by the conference partners, individual meetings. It will also give all the participants an opportunity to get acquainted with the tourist offer of Lublin and the surrounding region.


The conference will discuss the world current trends as well as the challenges and potential of the medical tourism market in Eastern Europe. Medical tourism facilitators will share their experiences and expectations towards the partners from the industry. Public administration representatives will talk about inbound medical tourism in the economic development strategy of their regions and countries. Clusters and associations will design future actions which may increase the quality of processes in health care and inbound medical tourism. The growing importance of innovation and technology in the industry will be another main topic of the conference.

About Lublin

Lublin is the biggest city in Eastern Poland. It is an academic centre recognised in Poland and abroad, the hub of bustling cultural life, with different events held annually which attract a wide audience.

The international activity and multicultural character of Lublin form an important part of the City's history and tradition. It is here in Lublin where for ages the East has been meeting the West.

Lublin also implements a development programme of United Nations – Centre for Eastern Competences. For a few years the City has organised Eastern Partnership Culture Congresses and Eastern Europe Initiatives Congresses that each year are attended by about 1500 people from over 20 countries.

The City would like to build on these experiences in its cooperation for the benefit of health and inbound medical tourism with its partners: 25 twin cities and 16 friend cities, clusters and associations, entrepreneurs from the industry and representatives of governmental and local administration from Eastern Europe.

About Lublin Medicine Cluster

Lublin Medicine Cluster is a cooperation platform among higher education institutions, research centres, health care entities, entrepreneurs, institutions for collaboration and local authorities. The aim of this initiative is to support medical and wellness industry development. The Cluster associates more than 120 members, of which more than 90 are companies from the industry.

Event details

Event: Health and Medical Tourism Summit - Eastern Europe 2018

Date: 12/06/2018

Venue: Lublin Conference Centre, Poland

Tel: +48 (81) 466 25 05 or +48 695 877 018

Email: [email protected]




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