Aug 30, 2016

UBM Advanced Manufacturing Group and the Medical Alley Association have signed on to continue their partnership at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis. 

The event takes place Sept. 21-22 at the Minneapolis Convention Center and is collocated with five UBM Advanced Manufacturing events: Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis, MinnPack, PLASTEC Minneapolis, and Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis.

MD&M Minneapolis has showcased medtech innovation in the Midwest for… more

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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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 (… more