Industry sessions

Organising an industry session at the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) International Congress is an effective way to reach a large audience and offer cutting-edge science, reveal clinical data, or examine case studies in a highly relevant environment.

Physical opportunities

Dates and times

Companies have the opportunity to organise the following symposia to take place between Sunday 5 and Tuesday 7 September 2020:

Room capacities

  • 904
  • 497
  • 404
  • 339
  • 274 (mini symposium)
  • TBC (practical workshops)

Virtual components

This year, it will be possible to add virtual components to your physical symposium. Several rooms will be equipped with sophisticated AV equipment that will allow live broadcasting on the virtual platform to engage with the online audience. In addition, there is also a possibility to have the webcast of your session displayed on the virtual platform within two weeks (TBC) of the live session ending.

  • AV equipment for live broadcasting: CHF 30,000
  • Webcast: CHF 10,000
Important information:
  • All digital content will be hosted on the Virtual Congress platform until 31 December, 2021.
  • Companies having a physical presence will benefit from a discount of 20% on virtual symposia options (see below).
  • For all digital options booked, any editing needed is subject to extra charges (unless you reach Gold or Platinum partnership).

Virtual opportunities

Following the success of the live studios during our very first virtual Congress 2020, one studio will be available to industry, and companies can book a time slot to engage with the online delegates.

Dates and times

Sunday 5 to Tuesday 7 September 2021:

10:00–11:00 – CHF 60,000

14:00–15:00 – CHF 80,000

18:30–19:30 – CHF 70,000

In addition, a moderated channel will also be available for virtual symposia.

Dates and times

Sunday 5 to Tuesday 7 September 2021:

07:30–08:30 – CHF 40,000

12:15–13:15 – CHF 60,000

18:30–19:30 – CHF 50,000


Photo of the studio (seen by the audience)


Photo of the studio (onsite)

Contact ERS

To book an Industry Symposium, please contact Fanny-Anh Le Hoang:

To book a Practical Workshop, please contact Nicolas Luginbuhl: