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
Feb 23, 2016
Meeting management firm Spargo has been on a hot streak recently, kicking off 2016 with several new business contracts signed, along with other companies that have added clients to their busy portfolios. The International Council of Ophthalmology appointed SPARGO, Inc. as their exhibit and sponsorship sales and management firm for the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress, on tap June 16-19 in Barcelona.  This gathering of international ophthalmologists occurs every two years, attracting upwards of 15,000 attendees from more than 130 countries. “One of the primary reasons we selected SPARGO… more
Feb 16, 2016
This year’s Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West conference at the Anaheim Convention Center not only saw more attendee, but also they were engaged in a variety of ways on the showfloor. The leading medical manufacturer’s conference was held Feb. 9-11 and drew an estimated 22,000-plus attendees, more than 2,200 exhibitors and 380,000 square feet of exhibitor space at the Anaheim Convention Center. “We have seen an increase on all three fronts from last year. We are ahead on number of attendees, number of exhibitors, and we sold out our exhibit space,” said Stephen Corrick,… more
Oct 26, 2015
The Miami-based FIME Exhibition & Congress, consistently ranked the No. 1 medical trade show in the United States, was bought by U.K.-based Informa Exhibitions as part of its Life Sciences portfolio. As tracked by the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association, FIME attracts more than 57,000 attendees to its annual event. FIME complements the Group’s existing collection of 22 exhibitions and in excess of 100 conferences across the EMEA and APAC Life Science markets. “The acquisition of FIME will generate substantial value for our customers and partners by driving further product… more
Jul 09, 2015
UBM Canon, which produces a series of medical design and manufacturing events, joins with UBM Mexico to announce the launch of a new trade show in Mexico. The first Advanced Manufacturing Expo Mexico will take place Nov. 15-17, 2016, at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City. UBM Canon will leverage its history of producing advanced manufacturing events, with collocated expos for powder and bulk solids, plastics, packaging, automation, design and manufacturing, and quality, in various venues across the United States and Canada. UBM Mexico will bring its experience in the… more