The 2018 European Muscle Conference will be held between 30 August and 3 September in Budapest. You are cordially invited to the EMC2018. With important anniversaries to remember - such as the discovery of actin 75 years ago and titin 40 years ago - and exciting advancements of the broader muscle field to discuss, we plan to bridge the past with the future. The conference venue will be the Basic Medical Science Center of Semmelweis University. We plan a rich set of social activities, including a gala dinner in the cupola of the Buda Castle, to make the conference even more enjoyable. We look very much forward to hosting you in 2018.