La Mercè Festival Promo

First 50 to register using promo code IHFMERCE21 gets a €100 discount on their World Hospital Congress tickets!

This September, the International Hospital Federation and La Unió Catalana d’Hospitals join the celebration of La Mercè, the annual festival of the city of Barcelona. Those who register for in-person attendance at the 44th World Hospital Congress from 15th to 30th September using the promo code IHFMERCE21 get a €100 discount on their tickets.

This promo only applies to IHF Members, Non-Members, and those from Lower-middle income countries. After the €100 discount, below are the registration rates in Euros (21% VAT inclusive):

Registration Type Regular Fee
(for In-Person Tickets)
La Mercè Promo
(€100 discount on regular
in-person tickets)
IHF Members*€ 900€ 800
Non-Members€ 1,035€ 935
Lower-middle income countries**€ 850€ 750

*To check if your organization is an IHF member, view the list of members here.
**To check if your country belongs to the nations classified as Lower-middle income by the World Bank, click here.


  • La Mercè Promo tickets are only for new registrations, not retroactive, and cannot be combined with other existing discounts.
  • This promo will run until 30 September 2021.
  • Cancellations or changes of name shall be informed by email to the Technical Secretariat: Reunions i Ciencia (RiC) at [email protected]
  • Cancellations made from purchase of La Mercè Promo tickets up to 7 days before the event can get a 50% refund.
  • Up to 7 days before the event you can change your in-person registration to virtual access and the difference will be refunded.
  • 6 days or less, cancellations will not be allowed but you can:
    • Transfer your registration to another colleague.
    • Change your registration to virtual access. (The difference in the amount will only be refunded to those who cannot attend due to COVID-related reasons. Valid proof must be presented eg positive RT PCR test, documentation indicating a recent change in travel restrictions).
  • Refunds will be made after the Congress.

Group discounts available