Nov 20, 2011
Mesago Messe Frankfurt, a division of Germany’s Messe Frankfurt that specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology, has acquired the ID World portfolio of events from Wise Media. The ID World Events represent the leading technology and sector spanning conferences with associated trade fairs for the growing automatic identification market. The events’ key themes are RFID, biometrics, which routinely are used in the medical field, smart cards and data collection. So far, Milan, Abu Dhabi and Rio de Janeiro have hosted the events to date and, with… more
Nov 20, 2011
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) signed on with Digitell for a second year to expand their 3-D, Virtual Poster Session Hall. The ANCC Environment contains more than 60 poster sessions, complete with an audio clip from the presenter, as well as a PDF download of the poster.  "This was so well received last year by our nurses that we are excited to have expanded it in 2011," said Regina Coll, assistant director of Technology & Conferences for ANCC. She added, "Not only have we expanded the Posters, but we have added new features that we are excited… more
Oct 23, 2011
The Pharmaceutical Pavilion, which debuted at the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute’s Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, was given high marks all the way around. The pavilion, containing the Rx Lounge, was home to pharmaceutical and medical device packaging solutions and brought together not only nearly 50 manufacturers, but also the Innovation Stage where six pharma-specific conference programs were held and a networking lounge that served as a gathering place for the pharmaceutical community throughout the week. “The new… more
Oct 23, 2011
UBM Live’s annual CPhI Worldwide event for pharmaceutical ingredients is expected to break attendance records with more than 29,000 attendees, as well as a 13-percent increase in exhibitors onsite. The show, along with collocated events ICSE, for contract and outsourced services and logistics, P-MEC, for pharmaceutical technology and machinery, and the new InnoPack show, for pharmaceutical packaging needs, will be held Oct. 25-27 at Messe Frankfurt in Germany. "As CPhI Worldwide, ICSE, P-MEC and InnoPack are quickly approaching, we are pleased to have such positive… more
Oct 23, 2011
Messe Duesseldorf’s Medical Fair India, 18th International Exhibition and Conference on Diagnostic, Medical Technology, Rehabilitation, Medical Equipment and Components will head from Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, where it was held last year, to the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Center in Mumbai March 2-4. Messe Duesseldorf, which is known for its Medica trade show in Duesseldorf, Germany, will also have the support the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) for the Mumbai event. More than 260 exhibitors from 17 countries are expected to showcase the newest… more
Oct 23, 2011
The Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress, a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, launched a new video for industry planners and influencers – people who help bring meetings and conventions to Philadelphia. This sales and marketing tool is meant to further position the Greater Philadelphia region as a premier life sciences meetings destination, according to PVB officials, and is narrated by Philadelphia singer/songwriter and cancer survivor Lauren Hart. The video was unveiled during a reception at the Independence Visitor Center attended by life… more
Sep 26, 2011
As medical travel becomes more and more prevalent, events serving that sector are starting to pop up, including the Well-Being Travel Conference next year in Arizona. The conference will be held June 21-23 at the The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz., and is being sponsored by Well-Being Travel, a resource for the niche medical travel market. The three-day event, according to organizers, is expected to attract more than 1,000 attendees from around the world, including key representatives from medical facilities, hospitals, dental facilities, spa/wellness facilities, insurance companies,… more
Sep 26, 2011
Messe Düsseldorf ‘s REHACARE 2011, International Trade Fair and Congress for Self-Determined Living, recently was held in Düsseldorf, Germany, and attracted more than 47,000 attendees and 747 exhibitors from 29 countries. “REHACARE Düsseldorf is the right venue for addressing the current challenges for rehabilitation and care and for presenting means for people with disabilities (and) special care needs, as well as age-related restrictions to cope with their everyday routines as independently as possible,” said Joachim Schäfer, managing director of… more
Sep 26, 2011
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association released its list of the top 50 largest medical meetings held in the United States last year. The Greater New York Dental Meeting topped the list, with more than 58,000 reported total attendees, followed by the Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting. FIME, American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society for Neuroscience rounded out the top five.   In 2010, the average total attendance for the top 50 healthcare meetings was 19,512, a 5.1-percent increase, compared with2009. In addition, average reported… more
Sep 26, 2011
Fifteen thousand attendees gathered for the National Society for Histotechnology’s 37th Annual Symposium and Convention Sept. 16-21 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The attendees also used nearly 5,000 hotel room nights, according to the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau officials. Before the convention kicked off, Dan Lincoln, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA CVB, said, “Our region has worked hard to create a welcoming destination where visitors can not only enjoy themselves, but also engage in important work and exchange of ideas for the greater… more