May 22, 2017

UBM is set to launch a newly branded show in its medical design show series -  Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto, taking place May 16-18 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

This event originally launched in 2011 as five separate advanced design and manufacturing industry trade shows running alongside one another.

This year, under the new ADM Expo Toronto banner, UBM presents a cohesive brand experience throughout the customer journey. ADM Expo Toronto will bring together the region's five most popular industry trade shows – ATX Canada, Design… more

Apr 21, 2017

In an effort to expand its global educational offerings to new and existing audiences, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has acquired the Health 2.0 conference division.

Going forward, HIMSS will establish a new Health 2.0 business unit within its organization that includes HIMSS North America, HIMSS Analytics, HIMSS Media, HIMSS Europe, HIMSS AsiaPacific and the Personal Connected Health Alliance.

“Bringing Health 2.0 into the HIMSS enterprise is a major expansion of our available resources to achieve better health through technology,” said H. Stephen… more

Mar 19, 2017

The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association has unveiled the keynote speaker for the opening session of HCEAConnect, the association’s annual educational and networking event, scheduled Aug.13-16 in Chicago.

Joanna Peña-Bickley will read into her magic ball to discuss “The Future of Healthcare Marketing in a Connected Age.” 

Peña-Bickley’s award-winning artist's hand has helped the world’s most recognized companies and brands, such as Land Rover, Nokia, Sephora, NASA, American Express, MTV, Pepsi and Jay Z imagine and make innovative breakthroughs, with a… more

Mar 19, 2017

Every year in Duesseldorf, Germany, more than 5,000 exhibitors from more than 70 countries participate in MEDICA, the world's leading exhibition for medical products and technology.

When it comes to digitalization of healthcare, MEDICA has taken a leading role, especially with the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM and the MEDICA App COMPETITION.

The newest initiative, Future for Health (FTR4H), explores how Digital Transformation affects the healthcare industry.

FTR4H acts as a Think Tank and definer to connect global Digital Health ecosystems in markets like… more

Mar 19, 2017

Chris Yochim, founding member and chairman of the Board of the Delaware Bioscience Association, has been appointed co-chair of the PHL Life Sciences’ advisory board.

PHL Life Sciences, a division of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), works to increase Greater Philadelphia’s recognition as a leader in the life sciences and a world-class destination for the industry’s meetings, conventions and business opportunities.

Yochim will co-chair the board alongside Dr. Margaret Foti, president and CEO of the American Association for Cancer Research, who was… more

Feb 20, 2017

The 2017 Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference brought manufacturing of the future into the present day at the Anaheim Convention Center.

The exhibition and conference took place Feb. 7-9, with more than 30,000 manufacturing technology professionals, engineers, designers and executives engaging with more than 2,000 exhibitors on nearly 400,000 net square feet of exhibit space, the most exhibit space to date for the show. 

“We have seen an increase in net square footage,” said Nina Brown, vice president of events for UBM.

She added, “With an… more

Jan 23, 2017

The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association recently released its latest white paper, The Landscape of 1:1 Meetings in the Healthcare Events Industry.  

This white paper was researched and produced by Jifflenow, a sales advancement platform for the event industry.  

This document explores the different kinds of 1:1 meetings, their importance in a healthcare, medical device, or pharmaceutical company’s Strategic Meetings… more

Jan 23, 2017

UBM Brazil, a division of U.K.-based UBM, and HIMSS - Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, a U.S.-based association whose focus is to improve health through Information Technology, today have signed a cooperation agreement for the organizations to work together in Brazil.

The agreement includes launching the HIMSS@Hospitalar summit during UBM Brazil’s Hospitalar.

"HIMSS global content and expertise will reach the largest possible audience through our partnership with Hospitalar,” said Jeremy Bonfini, executive vice president of HIMSS… more

Jan 23, 2017

The San Diego Convention Center Corporation is forecasting a record-breaking calendar year in 2017 for medical meetings.

A total of 21 medical events, including BIO 2017, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Diabetes, will hold their annual events in San Diego during the next 12 months: that's the highest number of medical meetings ever in a calendar year.

"The upcoming year will be one of our strongest ever for medical meetings," said Clifford "Rip" Rippetoe, CFE, President and CEO of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation… more

Jan 23, 2017

The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association will be hosting the 2017 HCEA Healthcare Marketing Summit Jan. 25-26 at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Va.

“I’m really looking forward to this year’s Summit to experience the great program put together by our volunteers and staff,” said Don Schmid, HCEA President.

He added, “Of course, one of the great benefits of HCEA and specifically the Summit is to network with other members and gain valuable industry insights from those that I would not normally run across in my daily job.  This is… more