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

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… more

Jun 21, 2015

When PACK EXPO Las Vegas kicks Sept. 28-30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, it will be collocated with Pharma Expo – which will have the latest manufacturing advances for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical and medical device industries.

Pharma EXPO is produced in partnership by PACK EXPO owner and organizer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

Together, the two shows will provide access to 2,000 processing and packaging solutions providers and 30,000 attendees… more

Jun 21, 2015

Messe Duesseldorf has made plans to participate in the AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2015 in order to promote its worldwide program of international medical trade fairs

These fairs include MEDICA 2015, World Forum for Medicine, and COMPAMED 2015, International Trade Fair – High tech solutions for medical technology; MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND 2015; MEDICAL FAIR INDIA 2016, MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2016; and MEDICAL MANUFACTURING ASIA 2016; as well as the MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS CONFERENCE AND EXPO 2016.

AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2015 is on tap July 26-30 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center… more

Jun 21, 2015

For the sixth year in a row, Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association partnered with a local charity at the site of their Annual Meeting, which was held June 20-23 in Denver.

Urban Peak helps youth experiencing homelessness and youth at risk for becoming homeless overcome real life challenges by providing essential services and a supportive community.

Their goal is to empower them to become self-sufficient adults.

HCEA Annual Meeting attendees had the opportunity to help Urban Peak in a number of ways, including a community service project, “Chip for Charity”… more

May 27, 2015

After its debut in 2014, the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM will be continued during MEDICA 2015, World Forum for Medicine. 

The HEALTHCARE FORUM will be a program highlight in the MEDICA IT section. MEDICA, billed as the world’s largest medical trade show,  will take place Nov. 16-19 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.

“From the beginning, the forum was well received and it was a complete success on each day with around 2,000 participants at the presentations that were held in English. On a transnational level, in particular, issues regarding the… more

Apr 27, 2015

The Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association has launched a new look to further support their enhanced member benefits, education and support for professionals in healthcare exhibit marketing, according to the association.

HCEA’s brand new logo features three squares in three different colors representing the three member types Regular, Associate and Supporting.

“As the three squares in the logo come together as one, so too, do the three HCEA member types for our programming and events,” said Mike Pennington, executive vice president for HCEA.

By re-introducing… more

Mar 24, 2015

Last year, children from the Palabra Viva church in Las Vegas drew pictures of their dream playground, and this week, hundreds of orthopaedic surgeons and other volunteers attending the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) 2015 Annual Meeting joined forces with KaBOOM! and members of the community to bring those designs to life.

Since 2000, the Academy has sponsored a one-day Safe and Accessible Playground Build as a gift to the AAOS Annual Meeting host community. This will be the Academy’s 16th playground build and the second in the Las Vegas area.… more

Mar 23, 2015

AHC Media, a medical media and publishing company, will launch the Emergency Medicine Reports’ Summit, an interactive seminar highlighting the key issues emergency medicine providers face every day.

The two-day summit will be held Aug. 28-29 at Wynn’s Encore in Las Vegas and will focus on the top 10 matters affecting emergency medicine right now.

“For more than 30 years, emergency physicians have counted on our bi-weekly Emergency Medicine Reports for concise and reliable coverage of the most up-to-date information,” states David Fournier, CEO and Publisher of AHC Media.… more

Feb 24, 2015

By Alexa Newman and Benjamin Rabe

Even if you have years of event-planning experience, healthcare meetings are a different ballgame. As a healthcare meeting planner, you’ll need to be up-to-speed on the ever-changing rules, restrictions and legislation of this complex industry. From audiovisual considerations to continuing medical education requirements, the following tips will help prepare you for a successful healthcare meeting.  

Get to Know Your Speakers and Their Presentations  

Healthcare… more