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 reasons we selected SPARGO… more
Feb 16, 2016
This year’s Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West conference at the Anaheim Convention Center not only saw more attendee, but also they were engaged in a variety of ways on the showfloor. The leading medical manufacturer’s conference was held Feb. 9-11 and drew an estimated 22,000-plus attendees, more than 2,200 exhibitors and 380,000 square feet of exhibitor space at the Anaheim Convention Center. “We have seen an increase on all three fronts from last year. We are ahead on number of attendees, number of exhibitors, and we sold out our exhibit space,” said Stephen Corrick,… more
Oct 26, 2015
The Miami-based FIME Exhibition & Congress, consistently ranked the No. 1 medical trade show in the United States, was bought by U.K.-based Informa Exhibitions as part of its Life Sciences portfolio. As tracked by the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association, FIME attracts more than 57,000 attendees to its annual event. FIME complements the Group’s existing collection of 22 exhibitions and in excess of 100 conferences across the EMEA and APAC Life Science markets. “The acquisition of FIME will generate substantial value for our customers and partners by driving further product… more
Jul 09, 2015
UBM Canon, which produces a series of medical design and manufacturing events, joins with UBM Mexico to announce the launch of a new trade show in Mexico. The first Advanced Manufacturing Expo Mexico will take place Nov. 15-17, 2016, at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City. UBM Canon will leverage its history of producing advanced manufacturing events, with collocated expos for powder and bulk solids, plastics, packaging, automation, design and manufacturing, and quality, in various venues across the United States and Canada. UBM Mexico will bring its experience in the… 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. “Co-locating… 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. At Messe… 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” golf outing and “Dots for… more
Jun 20, 2015
The 2015 BIO International Convention, for global biotech community, recently was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia and hosted 29,279 partnering meetings, a new record for the event.  Organized by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, which changed its name to the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, the event drew 15,858 industry leaders from 69 countries and 47 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. “This year’s BIO International Convention was a tremendous success, bringing to Philadelphia leaders in industry, government and… more
Jun 03, 2015
UBM has bought the largest health care show in Latin America – Hospitalar – from SPFC Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  "We are delighted to have acquired Hospitalar.  It is a "must-attend" show with an increasingly international customer base and will further strengthen our position in Brazil. It also fits very neatly with the wider UBM portfolio and we are excited about the opportunity to leverage UBM's strong position in the Medical Device and Manufacturing sector,” said UBM CEO Tim Cobbold.  He added, “We are already planning to collocate a MD&M show… more
May 27, 2015
The 2015 American Transplant Congress (ATC), held May 2-6 in Philadelphia, brought in 4,500 attendees to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The American Transplant Congress is the joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation. “One of the most exciting themes addressed this week was how to make the most of the organs we have for transplantation, including policy to share this scarce resource more equally around the country, technologies for rescuing marginal organs, surgical techniques for splitting organs into two recipients… more