Jun 24, 2013

Overseeing the world’s largest medical-themed trade shows, MEDICA, and launching new ones, including Medical World Americas, Messe Duesseldorf recently made a few announcements regarding its medical events portfolio.

The company’s Duesseldorf-based MEDICA 2013, International Trade Fair with Congress – World Forum for Medicine has decided to changes its conference program’s name to MEDICA Conferences & Forums.

“The MEDICA conference, which regularly attracts several thousand participants, has until now only been well-known in Germany. But… more

Jun 24, 2013

In an effort to expand its U.S.-based portfolio, global event organizer E.J. Krause recently held the second edition of its M-Enabling Summit, which focuses on mobile technology for people with disabilities, June 6-7 in Washington, D.C.

“M-Enabling Summit gained wide spread support from disability and senior organizations as well as the private industry, demonstrating the strategic importance of this rapidly growing sector,” said Ned Krause, president and CEO of E.J. Krause and Associates.

He added, “Promoting M-Enabling Solutions is definitely the next… more

Jun 24, 2013

The FIME Show, a medical supply trade show based out of Miami, snagged the No. 1 spot on the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association’s 2012 Top 50 Medical Meetings list, with 54,147 total attendees.

Released a few weeks before the association’s annual meeting June 22-25 in Austin, Texas, the list represents the largest medical meetings in the U.S. ranked by attendance.

It was the first time in the past few years the top show hadn’t been either Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) or the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), that… more

May 19, 2013

The American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) has selected SmithBucklin, an association management and services company, to provide full-service association management.

The partnership with SmithBucklin will relocate AAMA's headquarters to Chicago from Des Plaines, Ill.

“SmithBucklin’s significant expertise and breadth of resources will help AAMA retain and engage existing members as well as grow membership,” said Linda Larin, AAMA’s board chair.

She added, “This partnership will allow AAMA to develop innovative educational… more

May 19, 2013

PMMI, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO trade shows, and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering have partnered to launch Pharma EXPO, a new event designed to connect pharmaceutical, medical device and nutraceutical manufacturers with the packaging, processing and other supply chain technologies they need to meet rigorous industry regulations and grow business.

The event will debut in Nov. 2-4, 2014, and collocate with PACK EXPO International at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

In addition to the exhibits portion of the event, which is designed to… more

Mar 25, 2013

Attracting dental professionals from all over the Northeastern portion of the United States, the Yankee Dental Congress drew more than 28,000 attendees when it was held in early February at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

The event’s theme was “Building Bridges and it is the fifth largest dental meeting in the country, which is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society, in cooperation with the Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont dental associations.

Some features of the event included the Healthy Living Pavilion, where… more

Mar 25, 2013

The U.S. News & World Report will launch the Hospital of Tomorrow conference, focusing on critical challenges facing the future of the hospital industry, which will be held Nov. 4-6 in Washington, D.C.

Medical experts, healthcare visionaries and hospital executives  will have several issues to discuss, including uncertainty that surrounds the Affordable Care Act, a shifting patient population, soaring costs, increasing payer and regulatory demands, and the impact of rapidly expanding technological innovation, to cite a few.

"The US News Health team is the… more

Mar 25, 2013

The place to be to learn everything there is to know about Chinese medicine is the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in August to take part in the International Conference & Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products (ICMCM).

“Industry players from across the globe will connect for business and keep abreast of the latest developments in Chinese medicine and health products,” according to Hong Kong Trade Development Council officials, which owns the show.

The show, which is scheduled Aug. 15-17, drew more than 10,000… more

Mar 24, 2013

5Net4 Prductions’ Abilities Expo saw a 27-percent spike in attendance at its March 15-17 show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, compared with the previous year’s show.

The show drew 7,323 attendees by its final day, with a total of 9,100 altogether, counting an approximate 25 percent who were non-registered children under the age of 18. The total attendance broke last year’s record.

“The energy was incredible,” said 5Net4 President and CEO David Korse.

He added, “We’re thrilled that so many from the community of… more

Feb 24, 2013

Showcare Event Solutions, an event data solutions provider, has recently signed 3-year contract extensions with two of its medical association clients - the Movement Disorder Society and the American Geriatrics Society.

Showcare will be providing advance and onsite registration services for MDS’s 2013 International Congress in Sydney, Australia, as well as the 2014 and 2015 Congresses in Stockholm and San Diego, respectively.

“The decision we made in 2008 to bring on Showcare to handle our registration needs was a tremendous contributor to advancing our… more