In the medical and scientific professions, few things are more important than staying ahead of the game. Healthcare and medical professionals are constantly learning and implementing the newest research, techniques, and technologies. Want to stay top-of-mind? Get in front of your audience and a medical expo.
Here’s where you need to be in the coming year!
1. International Vision Expo West in Las Vegas, NV
The International Vision Expo is an event for ophthalmic professionals. As such, it’s not solely focused on the medical aspects of eye care. Eyewear and eyecare come together. Fashion and cutting-edge medical equipment can be found under one roof.
The 18,000 attendees of the Vision Expo include:
- Eyecare professionals
- Clinical staff
- Clinical technicians
- Buyers and influencers in the opthalmic professions
The event’s 450 exhibitors include vendors of eyewear, therapeutic services, and advanced medical and diagnostic equipment.
In 2018 the Vision Expo runs from September 26 to 29 and takes place at The Sands Expo in Las Vegas.
LEARN MORE: http://west.visionexpo.com/
2. Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo in Austin, TX
The Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo is a small but tightly focused event all about groundbreaking medical technology and innovation in the healthcare industry.
Around 2,000 people attend each year, including:
- Healthcare providers
- Facility managers
- People involved in building and design, like architects, engineers, and contractors
The more than 200 exhibitors at the event are similarly mixed in focus, with healthcare technology, medical systems, and health services alongside more commercial-oriented vendors.
The Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo takes place this year from October 8 to 10 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin.
LEARN MORE: http://www.hcarefacilities.com/
3. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, CA
With more than 12,000 attendees and over 450 exhibitors, the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo is the biggest annual meeting of public health professionals in the U.S., and one of the most influential.
In 2018 you can look forward to:
- Oral presentations
- Poster presentations
- Collaborative sessions
The Public Health Expo’s several hundred exhibitor booths include a wide range of vendors that are either focused on public health or associated with related fields like:
- Health services
- Health education
- Data collection and management
- Mobile technology
In 2018 the APHE event runs from November 10 to 14 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.
LEARN MORE: https://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
4. BIOMEDevice in San Jose, CA
Billed as the Silicon Valley’s leading event for medtech professionals, BIOMEDevice is small but mighty. More than 1,500 attendees and over 250 exhibitors gather in the pursuit of excellence in the field of medical device design. BioMed San Jose showcases technologies that are more than cutting-edge; they’re futuristic, spanning a wide array of fields, including:
- Minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical devices
- Surgical robots
- Digital health products
Dozens of industry experts and thought leaders will speak and participate in educational opportunities this year, making this event a must for anyone in medtech.
BIOMEDevice runs from December 5 to 6, 2018 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
LEARN MORE: https://biomedevicesj.mddionline.com/
5. Medical Design & Manufacturing West in Anaheim, CA
As the largest annual medtech event in North America, MD&M West® regularly sees over 22,000 visitors and has more than 2,2000 exhibitors in attendance too. For medical professionals and for people in the medtech industry, this event is not to be missed.
It includes four separate industry education tracks, along with dozens of sessions, including:
- Discussion panels
They’ll cover design, product development, quality control, and smart manufacturing.
The Expo is equally large and includes presentations at Center Stage and the Tech Theater, along with networking events and access to thousands of suppliers. If you’re a supplier or vendor, there are endless networking and lead-generating opportunities with several thousand attendees over the days of the event.
MD&M West takes place February 5 to 7, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim.
LEARN MORE: https://mdmwest.mddionline.com/
6. CSUN Assistive Technology in Anaheim, CA
The CSUN Assistive Technology Conference is the U.S.’s biggest assistive tech conference, with around 5,000 attendees and over 200 exhibitors every year. The event typically includes research presentations, workshops, and other educational sessions. For exhibitors, it represents prime networking opportunities and an opportunity to showcase new and existing products, services, and solutions for the assistive tech market.
Attend the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference March 26 to 28, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.
7. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV
Around 28,000 people attend the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). Along with more than 700 exhibiting companies, both the meeting and the exhibit are packed with people and opportunities. The AAOS event is the world’s largest orthopedic meeting, so it’s a great chance to network, hunt down new leads, and build industry visibility.
In 2019 the AAOS Conference runs from March 12 to 16 and takes place at the Venetian/Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas
LEARN MORE: https://www.aaos.org/annualmeeting/
8. Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas, NV
As the second-largest home medical market trade show in the U.S., Medtrade Spring is attended by approximately 4,600 people and more than 300 exhibitors every year. Its focus is medical education and equipment providers. It offers educational, networking, and advocacy opportunities, as well as a huge selection of home medical equipment products and solutions. For exhibitors, this show represents a great opportunity to network with a highly focused target audience, as 84% of event attendees play a role in buying processes.
Medtrade Spring takes place April 16 to 18, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
LEARN MORE: https://www.medtrade.com/spring/about/
9. The Florida International Medical Expo in Miami, FL
With 24,000 national and international attendees and over 1,200 exhibiting companies, the Florida International Medical Expo (FIME) is the country’s biggest medical and healthcare industry trade show. It showcases medical and hospital equipment, along with medical tech, products, and supplies, and new and emerging innovations and technologies.
FIME is proud to introduce several new features in 2019:
- It will host a dedicated laboratory zone—MEDLAB Americas—focusing on the laboratory science industry.
- It will offer a digital platform to provide dealer, agents, and distributors with digital marketing opportunities on-site.
- FIME will introduce four accredited conferences and seminars aimed at helping clinicians work more cost-effectively while maintaining a high standard of patient care.
In 2019 the FIME event runs from June 17 to 19 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami.
LEARN MORE: https://www.fimeshow.com/en/home.html
10. The American Diabetes Association® Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, CA
More than 18,000 people attend the ADA Scientific Sessions every year, to learn and share information about diabetes research, treatment, and management. The focus of this event is on the presentation of thousands of pieces of original research from all over the world.
The other aspect of the event is the several hundred exhibitor booths, which showcase products, services, and solutions focused on the care and treatment of diabetes and related health issues.
2019’s ADA Scientific Sessions runs from June 7 to 11 and takes place at the Moscone Center.
11. The American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim, CA
For the 21,000 attendees, AACC’s Annual Scientific Meeting offers the chance to connect with global experts in a wide range of subject areas. From clinical chemistry to translational medicine, molecular diagnostics, and other innovative fields in laboratory medicine, this event is well-attended thanks to its reputation for presenting cutting-edge research and technology. The five-day event also offers nearly 300 educational opportunities, including:
- Plenary sessions
- Scientific sessions
The Clinical Lab Expo typically features 200 new product introductions each year and about 750 exhibitors of clinical chemistry products, services, and solutions.
The Meeting & Expo will run from August 4 to August 8, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Wow Your Audience at a Medical Expo
If you’re exhibiting at any of these medical and healthcare shows in the coming year, it pays to get ready well in advance. Start by talking to ProExhibits about your trade show display!
If you’re in a hurry to get an exhibit ready for a show in the near future, we can help with our huge range of ready-to-go rental exhibits.