Nov 28, 2016
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), a global community and educator for Business Event Strategists, announces that Fun Y. Lee, CMP-HC joins the association as a consultant. Lee will provide an additional experienced voice to further PCMA’s education and content offerings on the trends and challenges of medical business events and compliance globally. “Expanding our medical focus with Fun’s in-depth knowledge into what medical meeting leaders need in order to help them to excel in their roles will help us further expand our reach and develop programming unique to the… more
Nov 28, 2016
BIOMEDevice San Jose, collocated with Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley to bring together the engineering and medtech industries, unveiled that Neil Harbisson, cyborg activist and Cyborg Foundation co-founder, will take the keynote stage to deliver a presentation surrounding biological evolution via cybernetic technology. BIOMEDevice San Jose and ESC Silicon Valley will take place Dec. 6-8 at the San Jose (Calif.) Convention Center. Harbisson is the co-founder of the Cyborg Foundation, an international organization that promotes the use of cybernetics as a… more
Aug 30, 2016
UBM Advanced Manufacturing Group and the Medical Alley Association have signed on to continue their partnership at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis.  The event takes place Sept. 21-22 at the Minneapolis Convention Center and is collocated with five UBM Advanced Manufacturing events: Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis, MinnPack, PLASTEC Minneapolis, and Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis. MD&M Minneapolis has showcased medtech innovation in the Midwest for more than 20… more
Aug 30, 2016
UBM Advanced Manufacturing Group and the Medical Alley Association have signed on to continue their partnership at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis.  The event takes place Sept. 21-22 at the Minneapolis Convention Center and is collocated with five UBM Advanced Manufacturing events: Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis, MinnPack, PLASTEC Minneapolis, and Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis. MD&M Minneapolis has showcased medtech innovation in the Midwest for more than 20… more
Aug 30, 2016
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association recently announced its 2016/2017 Board of Directors.  The 2016/2017 HCEA Board, which officially took office Aug. 16, formally was presented during HCEAConnect, HCEA’s annual gathering for a time of learning and networking.  Don Schmid with Pfizer was installed as the new president of this nearly 100 year-old organization.   “HCEA has assembled a Board of accomplished volunteer leaders representing all facets of our industry,” Schmid said. He added, “I am excited to work with this esteemed group of industry experts in… more
Aug 30, 2016
Frontline employees from Phoenix’s visitor industry now are better equipped to communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals thanks to the city’s recent hosting of the 53rd Biennial National Association of the Deaf Conference. In advance of the conference, which was held at the Phoenix Convention Center July 5-9, the National Association of the Deaf teamed with deaffriendly to conduct a two-hour workshop focused on deaf-friendly customer service. More than 200 travel and hospitality professionals attended the workshop, including staff from Visit Phoenix, the Phoenix Convention Center… more
Jun 27, 2016
The 2016 BIO International Convention, the global event for biotechnology, concluded today at Moscone Center in San Francisco, with his year’s convention hosting 35,700 partnering meetings, a new record for the event. Organized by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the event drew 15,937 industry leaders from 76 countries and 48 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. “This year’s BIO International Convention was a tremendous success, and together we challenged ourselves to imagine a better world for patients, for the environment and… more
Jun 27, 2016
International experts in Pediatric Critical Care medicine recently met in Toronto for a meeting poised that fostered both learning and collaboration across the field. The 8th World Congress of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS) will took place June 4-8 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Physicians from the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), one of the world’s leading pediatric health care institutions, were integral to the development of the Congress. With approximately 1,500 international… more
Jun 27, 2016
HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare content and continuing medical education events, today announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with two prominent meetings providing education to a multidisciplinary audience: the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) and the Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO). “This alliance is consistent with two of our strategic goals: growing our healthcare events portfolio and expanding our presence in new therapeutic areas,” said Jeff Hennessy, chairman and CEO, HMP Communications… more
Jun 27, 2016
UBM America's largest East Coast medical technology event, Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East, and MedTech Association, a membership-based trade association for the bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) industry in New York State, partnered for the inaugural New York Medtech Week, which was held June 14-16 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The New York Medtech Week was conceived as a week-long initiative highlighting the numerous innovations and medical device companies based in New York State that save lives… more