Apr 09, 2018
While some medical shows may come and go, there are others that have figured out that staying relevant, keeping ahead of trends and becoming invaluable to the audiences they serve is the secret recipe to sticking around for the long haul – in some cases, for well over a century.  Case in point is the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting, which celebrated its 107thedition March 17-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Known the largest gathering of M.D. pathologists in the world, the annual conference and expo attracted more than 4,700… more
Dec 14, 2017
The recent concurrent staging of MEDICA 2017, the world's leading medical trade fair, and COMPAMED 2017, High tech solutions for medical technology, in Düsseldorf, Germany, again confirmed its high international impact for the medical technology industry. On four days, 123,500 specialists from all health sectors came to experience the latest technologies presented by 5,100 exhibitors from 66 countries. More than 60 percent of the visitors were from countries outside Germany - from 130 different nations. These included visitor groups from China, India, Columbia and Nepal as well as groups… more
Dec 14, 2017
CPhI North America, the only event to bring the complete North American pharma supply chain together, today announced the opening of 2018 event registration. CPhI North America will take place April 24-26, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. It will feature an expanded show footprint ideal for networking, sourcing, education and innovation in drug development and manufacturing. Two new zones including a Bioprocessing Zone and the P-MEC Zone, a machinery zone to promote the latest technology in manufacturing equipment, will join legacy zones, InformEx, iCSE, FDF,… more
Dec 14, 2017
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association unveiled its new, streamlined Membership Structure. HCEA volunteers and staff reviewed membership needs with all categories and types of HCEA members, and introduced a simple membership structure that allows for more choice. HCEA’s membership categories remain the same: Association, Corporation, and Industry Partner. Now, members will choose how many individuals from the organization will participate in HCEA and have access to benefits. “HCEA appreciates the stellar work of the HCEA Membership Ad Hoc Committee in responding to the… more
Dec 14, 2017
Houston will soon host one of the largest meetings of dental professionals in the nation in 2022. The American Dental Association (ADA), Texas Dental Association (TDA) and Greater Houston Dental Society will combine respective conventions, collectively bringing more than 30,000 attendees to Houston's downtown campus, Avenida Houston. “We are enthused the ADA and its counterparts chose Houston as its destination for 2022,” said John Solis, senior vice president of sales for Visit Houston. He added, “As home to the largest medical center, Houston is a natural fit for medical meetings of… more
Sep 24, 2017
In August, SPARGO assumed responsibility for the management of exhibit and sponsorship sales for the American Society for Cell Biology’s 2017 and 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meetings and 2019 and 2020 ASCB Annual Meetings.  Additionally, SPARGO will sell advertising in ASCB’s three publications and other digital communications. “We are proud to partner with SPARGO,” says Alison Harris, ASCB's Director of Meetings. “Our aim is to continually improve the meeting experience for attendees and exhibitors, and we’re confident that SPARGO’s experienced team of event management professionals will help us… more
Sep 24, 2017
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, the Midwest's largest medical technology event, will host a robust conference, featuring technical sessions, case studies and panel discussions on up-to-the-minute trends and topics that are affecting the industry. Taking place Nov. 8-9 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the MD&M Minneapolis conference is the premiere program to experience expert-led education. "Staying ahead of the curve in regards to industry trends and knowledge is of the upmost importance to us and we plan to bring the latest and greatest in medical… more
Feb 09, 2017
For the first time in 50 years, SECO International will move SECO, the annual conference providing the optometry industry educational opportunities since 1924, out of Atlanta and to New Orleans. This move marks the first time SECO has held a meeting outside of Atlanta since 1957. SECO 2019 will take place Feb. 20–24 at the New Orleans Ernest Morial Convention Center. “We’re excited to bring SECO to a new city and believe the move will energize the conference on all fronts, giving us the creative luxury to reimagine the event strategy to ensure the show is meeting the business and education… more
Sep 06, 2017
HMP, a healthcare education and events company, has acquired Imedex, a privately held global medical education company that hosts meetings in oncology, hematology and gastroenterology. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The transaction not only advances HMP’s global footprint as a major producer of healthcare events for the global healthcare community, marking a significant step in executing its “events first” strategy, but also positions it in key strategic healthcare verticals. “The acquisition of Imedex aligns perfectly with our strategy and represents an extremely important… more
Jul 25, 2017
Frost Miller has been hired to provide marketing support for the first-ever Crohn’s and Colitis Congress™ developed through a partnership of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). This new annual inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) congress, which will take place Jan. 18-20 in Las Vegas, will serve as the premier conference for IBD health-care professionals and researchers. The program will be comprehensive, patient-centered and multidisciplinary, and bring state-of-the-art comprehensive care together with the latest research to accelerate… more