ICO Appoints SPARGO as their Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales and Management Firm

Monday, February 08, 2016

International Council of Ophthalmology appoints SPARGO as their Official Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales and Management Firm

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) has appointed SPARGO, Inc. as their Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales and Management Firm for the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress being held in Barcelona, Spain June 16-19.  This prestigious gathering of international ophthalmologists occurs every two years attracting upwards of 15,000 attendees from more than 130 countries.

“One of the primary reasons we selected SPARGO is their extensive experience managing major healthcare association meetings,” said William C. Felch, Jr., ICO’s Chief Executive Officer.  “With SPARGO, you will benefit from working with an experienced team of event management professionals who will partner with the International Council of Ophthalmology to recommend new initiatives and fresh ideas for the exhibit hall and corporate support opportunities associated with the WOC. Over their 40+ years in the industry, they have developed a strong set of industry best practices to enhance exhibitor sales and operations processes, and their customer service reputation is exceptional.”

Currently, SPARGO manages 27 medical meetings, 13 of which are part of the Top 50 Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association (HCEA) meetings.

"The World Ophthalmology Congress is the largest global gathering of key opinions leaders in the field. “ says, Susan Bracken, President and CEO, SPARGO, Inc. “Together with ICO, SPARGO will work to enhance the attendees’ exposition experience and expand the universe of exhibitors to include medical technology companies and other non-traditional exhibitors. The Congress takes place in strategically selected locations around the world that allow exhibitors to reach professionals in both established and developing markets. The opportunity for growth and the ability to provide measurable ROI to exhibitors makes this an important part of our growing portfolio of medical and scientific events"

For more information about the WOC2018 visit www.icoph.org/woc


About ICO:

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world.  Their mission is to work with ophthalmologic societies and others to enhance ophthalmic education and improve access to the highest quality eye care in order to preserve and restore vision for the people of the world.

The World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) is held in a different region of the globe every two years and provides an international audience of ophthalmologists with a scientific program addressing all subspecialties and related interests in ophthalmology, the opportunity to network with recognized international leaders and professionals, and an exhibition featuring the latest products and services in the field. The WOC is the longest continuous international medical meeting, first held in 1857.


SPARGO, Inc. based in Fairfax, VA, provides a complete menu of convention and trade show services: housing, registration, exhibitor lead management services, exhibit space sales and marketing, meeting and special event management, message centers, product locators, abstract management, registrant itinerary planners, CME.CEU credit; collection, reporting, and certificate production, exhibit floor management, event website design and hosting services. 

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