Register here for the 46th World Hospital Congress

Please click the button lower down this page to access the registration portal. There you will be required to enter your details, select your registration type and enter payment details.

If you need help with registration, email:

Important Dates

  • 20 March

    Registration opens (with early bird rates)

  • 31 July at 23:59 (now closed!)
    (GMT/UK time)

    Early bird deadline

  • 1 August

    Standard registration opens

Registration prices

Category Early bird Regular Day rate (Access on selected day only)
IHF Members* €950.00 €1100.00 €500.00
Non-members €1100.00 €1250.00 €600.00
Students ** €350.00 €400.00  
Low income countries*** €350.00 €400.00  
Lower-middle income countries*** €500.00 €600.00  
Non-sponsoring solution providers****   €2500.00  

All registration rates are in EUR and inclusive of 23% Portuguese VAT.

*IHF Members – to check if your organization is an IHF member, view the list here. You will need to enter the member discount code during registration to obtain discounted rates. If you haven't received your code, contact

** Students – you will be required to upload proof of student status (as a PDF), either a copy of your student ID or a letter from the university/school department head.

*** Low income and lower-middle income countries defined according to the World Bank Country Classification. Please click here to see the Country Classification data.

**** Non-sponsoring solution providers are companies that are not hospitals, healthcare providers, academe, research institutions, government or NGOs.

Full registration Full registration

Full registration

Full registration includes:

  • Attendance at the full 3-day congress
  • Access to all scientific sessions including plenaries and parallel sessions
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Attendance to the Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to attend the IHF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner (ticket can be purchased at an additional fee)
  • Opportunity to join one of the hospital visits (sign-up for an additional fee)
  • Refreshment and lunch breaks
  • On-demand content access including session recordings for three months post event
Day registration Day registration

Day registration

Day registration includes:

  • Access to all scientific sessions including plenaries and parallel sessions on chosen day
  • Access to the exhibition on chosen day
  • Attendance to the Welcome Reception
  • Refreshment and lunch breaks on chosen day
  • Access to the conference app

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Group booking discounts

We offer discounts for group bookings.

  • From 6 to 10 participants: 10% off the total amount
  • From 11 to 20 participants: 20% off the total amount
  • From 21 to 30 participants: 25% off the total amount
  • From 31 participants: 30% off the total amount

Please use the group registration portal here to benefit from the discounts offered.

Additional events

Pre and post-congress workshops and masterclasses
23, 24 & 27 October

Take advantage of additional sessions happening before and after the main Congress. More information available here.

Welcome Reception
24 October

The Welcome Reception will take place in the exhibition area on the evening of 24 October. An excellent opportunity to meet and interact with fellow attendees while exploring the posters, speaking with the poster presenters, and touring the exhibition booths. All participants are invited to join this reception, which is included in your registration!

Dress code: Business Casual

Hospital visits
24 & 27 October

Visit 8 of Lisbon’s leading hospitals and health facilities. These guided visits are offered to Congress delegates for an additional cost of €45 per visit. Click here for more information on the 2023 Hospital Visits!

IHF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner
26 October

The IHF Awards were launched in 2015 and are recognized around the world as the premier awards programme to honour hospitals and healthcare organizations. Find out who the winners are and why they were picked from hundreds of entries on the evening. The dinner also offers the perfect opportunity to cap off the day and further network with peers. Tickets are not included in the registration fee and can be purchased for €85 when you register. More information about the IHF Awards available here.

Dress code: Business attire 


The congress team have secured a number of preferential rate hotels around the Lisbon Congress Centre. Please check for more information here.


Please see our Official Carrier webpage for discounts when booking your flight through TAP Portugal.

Visa Services

If your nationality is listed in the link below, you will require a visa to enter Portugal. Please tick the box when you are completing your registration and fill in the corresponding questionnaire in order to receive your Visa invitation letter.

Please note that the Visa invitation letter will only be sent to participants who have paid their registration fee.

Please click here to check if you require a visa for Portugal

Accompanying person

You can purchase an accompanying person ticket for your spouse/partner or personal assistant. This will allow them access to the Welcome reception, opening ceremony, closing ceremony, lunches, refreshment breaks and the exhibition. Please note that Accompanying persons are denied access to the scientific sessions. This can be purchased at a rate of €220.

Payment options

Payment for registration can be completed via credit card or by bank transfer. Please note that the deadline for registration selected via bank transfer is 6 September 2023.

Press attendance

We welcome representatives from the press to join us at the Congress. Please email the team at to hear about the opportunities.

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