Building partnerships to improve lives

Fees and Discounts

Standard Delegate Fees: €725 (UK delegates: £625)

The delegate fee covers all plenary and workshop sessions across the 3 days of the conference 6-7-8 July 2015. It also includes daily refreshments, a sandwich lunch (Monday 6 July), a buffet lunch (Tuesday 7 July), a formal Reception (evening of Monday 6 July) and a Gala Dinner (evening of Tuesday 7 July).

The delegate fee does not include your hotel accommodation but special room rates have been negotiated for delegates at the conference hotel, the EPIC SANA Lisbon, as long as rooms remain available. See accommodation page for details.

Please see discounts below to view discounted conference fees for ESN member organisations and delegates from new and candidate EU countries and some EU neighbour-countries.


Social companions at conference evening events: €95 (UK companions: £85)

This fee provides a place for a social companion (e.g. husband, wife or partner) to attend both evening events of the conference - the Official Reception on Monday 6 July and the Gala Dinner on Tuesday 7 July.

There is a limit of one social companion per delegate.

Please note that a companion place offers
no daytime access to the conference area, plenary or workshop sessions, lunch or refreshments.


Discounted fees for ESN member organisations

If your organisation is a member of the European Social Network you will receive 20% discount on your delegate fee, so the applicable delegate fee will be €580 (or for UK delegates £500).

Is your organisation a member of ESN? Click here to see the current membership list

Is your organisation interested in joining ESN? Click here for information.


Discounted fees for central and eastern European countries and neighbouring EU countries

Delegates from the following countries will receive a 10% discount on the standard delegate fee, so the applicable fee will be €652.

If your organisation is also a member of ESN you may claim both discounts, totalling 30%, so the applicable fee is €507.

  • Albania
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Hungary
  • Kosovo*
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey

Bursary Programme

ESN is also delighted to announce the launch of a bursary programme, supported by the European Commission, to facilitate the participation of service users at the annual conference in relation to the costs of their travel and accommodation. The delegate fee would remain payable. Please contact the Conference Team for more details.


 *The name Kosovo does not imply or prejudicate the status of Kosovo and is in line with UN Resolution 1244 and the decision of the ICJ on Kosovo's declaration of independence