Aug 30, 2016
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association recently announced its 2016/2017 Board of Directors.  The 2016/2017 HCEA Board, which officially took office Aug. 16, formally was presented during HCEAConnect, HCEA’s annual gathering for a time of learning and networking.  Don Schmid with Pfizer was installed as the new president of this nearly 100 year-old organization.   “HCEA has assembled a Board of accomplished volunteer leaders representing all facets of our industry,” Schmid said. He added, “I am excited to work with this esteemed group of industry experts in… more
Aug 30, 2016
Frontline employees from Phoenix’s visitor industry now are better equipped to communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals thanks to the city’s recent hosting of the 53rd Biennial National Association of the Deaf Conference. In advance of the conference, which was held at the Phoenix Convention Center July 5-9, the National Association of the Deaf teamed with deaffriendly to conduct a two-hour workshop focused on deaf-friendly customer service. More than 200 travel and hospitality professionals attended the workshop, including staff from Visit Phoenix, the Phoenix Convention Center… more
Jun 27, 2016
The 2016 BIO International Convention, the global event for biotechnology, concluded today at Moscone Center in San Francisco, with his year’s convention hosting 35,700 partnering meetings, a new record for the event. Organized by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the event drew 15,937 industry leaders from 76 countries and 48 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. “This year’s BIO International Convention was a tremendous success, and together we challenged ourselves to imagine a better world for patients, for the environment and… more
Jun 27, 2016
International experts in Pediatric Critical Care medicine recently met in Toronto for a meeting poised that fostered both learning and collaboration across the field. The 8th World Congress of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS) will took place June 4-8 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Physicians from the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), one of the world’s leading pediatric health care institutions, were integral to the development of the Congress. With approximately 1,500 international… more
Jun 27, 2016
HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare content and continuing medical education events, today announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with two prominent meetings providing education to a multidisciplinary audience: the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) and the Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO). “This alliance is consistent with two of our strategic goals: growing our healthcare events portfolio and expanding our presence in new therapeutic areas,” said Jeff Hennessy, chairman and CEO, HMP Communications… more
Jun 27, 2016
UBM America's largest East Coast medical technology event, Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East, and MedTech Association, a membership-based trade association for the bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) industry in New York State, partnered for the inaugural New York Medtech Week, which was held June 14-16 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The New York Medtech Week was conceived as a week-long initiative highlighting the numerous innovations and medical device companies based in New York State that save lives… more
Apr 28, 2016
Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Picks Tom Norton for HCEAConnect Keynote The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) has unveiled its keynote speaker for the opening session of HCEAConnect, the association’s annual educational and networking event, Aug. 14-17 in Savannah, Ga.  Tom Norton, Principal at NHD Smart Communications of Illinois, Inc. will speak on “What Impact Will the November Elections Have on the American Healthcare Industry?” Norton is an experienced healthcare executive specializing in public affairs/public policy communications. In his extensive… more
Apr 28, 2016
FISA, the organizer of ExpoHosptial 2016, 6th International Exhibition of Technologies, Products and Services for Hospitals, Clinics and Laboratories, recently appointed Messe Düsseldorf North America to represent the event in the United States. ExpoHospital will be held Sept. 7-9 in the Espacio Riesco Convention Center in Santiago, Chile. More than 4,000 visitors and 100 national and international exhibitors are expected at the 2016 edition. ExpoHospital is renowned for its range of innovative technologies and solutions for the healthcare industry. The exhibits will be complemented by… more
Apr 12, 2016
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s BIO International Convention and Living in Digital Times’ Digital Health Summer Summit plan to collocate to bring together the biotech, pharma and digital health industries under one roof. Both conferences will be held June 6-9 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. “Teaming up with BIO will give Digital Health Summer Summit attendees unprecedented access to decision-makers at biotech and pharmaceutical companies who attend the BIO International Convention,” said Jill Gilbert of Living in Digital Times, producer of the DHSS.  She added, “Our… more
Feb 23, 2016
In 2016, MEDICAL FAIR ASIA, 11th Exhibition on Hospital, Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Medical & Rehabilitation Equipment & Supplies, will be held at a new venue:  the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands Singapore from Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Also new will be the first staging of the MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE ASIA, scheduled Sept. 1. The conference is jointly organized by Messe Düsseldorf Asia (also organizer of MEDICAL FAIR ASIA) and Navispace AG, with the support from the founding cooperation partners Sports Medical Association Singapore (SMAS), Exercise is Medicine… more