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09 Jul, 2018

Top 10 Biggest Healthcare Trade Shows in the World

Top 10 Biggest Healthcare Trade Shows in the World

The healthcare industry is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries. Every year, hundreds of trade shows and conventions are held across the globe, gathering thousands of healthcare companies exhibiting and hundreds of thousands of visitors. We have created a list for the biggest and most important trade-shows in the world (by number of exhibitors). The reasons for these trade shows' success are pretty obvious: you get the chance to connect with leading professionals in your sector. Manufacturers showcase some of their latest and most innovative products, distributors and service providers, usually get to see the devices in action and start or extend their business relationship.

Medica (Germany, Dusseldorf, 12−15 November 2018) For more than 40 years it has been firmly established on every expert’s calendar. There are many reasons why MEDICA is so unique. Firstly, the event is the largest medical trade fair in the world — it attracted around 150,000 visitors and more than 5,100 exhibitors from 70 countries in 17 halls. Furthermore, each year, leading individuals from the fields of business, research, and politics grace this top-class event with their presence — naturally alongside tens of thousands of national and international experts and decision-makers from the sector.

Arab Health (UAE, Dubai, 28−31 January 2019) is the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region. The 2018 edition of the event welcomed more than 4,100 exhibiting companies and 84,400 attendees from 160+ countries. Accompanying the exhibition is a number of business, leadership and Continuing Medical Education (CME) conferences providing the very latest updates and insights into cutting edge procedures, techniques and skills. View the list of Arab Health conferences for 2019

The China Medical Equipment Fair CMEF (China, Shenzhen, 29 Oct.-1 November 2018) is Asia Pacfic' s leading event serving the entire value chain for the medical devices market. The event is held in China twice a year, in spring and autumn; the city hosting the event changes every edition. During the trade fair thousands of products including Xray imagery, optics, rehabilitation nursing, in vitro diagnosis or first aid will be presented by top medical device companies. CMEF has seen more than 80 editions and it will have an estimated 4,200 exhibitors and around 120,000 attendees from 150+ countries and 70+ seminars.

The Natural Products Expo West (USA, Anaheim, 7−11 March 2018) is the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, experienced another record‐setting year hosting more than 85,000 attendees including industry pioneers and a new generation of innovators shaping the future of healthy products. The show brought together 3,521 exhibiting companies, including more than 600 first‐time exhibitors.

CPhI Worldwide (Spain, Madrid, 9−11 October 2018) together with co-located events ICSE, InnoPack, P-MEC and FDF, hosts more than 45,000 visiting pharma professionals over three days. 2,500+ exhibitors from 153 countries gather at the event to network and take advantage of more than 150 free industry seminars.

MD & M West (USA, Anaheim, 5−7 February 2019) is the largest showcase of medtech suppliers in the country, plus a full spectrum of solutions across the advanced design and manufacturing supply chain. Whether you’re interested in new materials, intelligent sensors, testing solutions, components, packaging, or anything else needed to bring your concept to market, you can source from more than 2,000 cutting-edge suppliers in a time-saving format. Free presentations, interactive events, and fun activities throughout the expo make this a can’t-miss event.

IDS Dental (Germany, Cologne, 12−16 March 2019) in 2017 presented 2,305 exhibitors from 59 countries: the latest products, developments and trends of the dental industry. More than 155,000 international trade visitors attended the International Dental Show (IDS).

Bio International Convention (USA, Philadelphia, 3−6 June 2018) attracts 1,800+ Exhibitors and 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. We bring together a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.

FIME (USA, Orlando, 17−19 July 2018) is one of the leading Medical Trade Fair and Congress in the healthcare market and the top medical show in the United States. The conference showcases 1,400 exhibitors, from hospital and disposable products suppliers to surgical equipment, laboratory, diagnostic suppliers, medical technology providers, pharmaceutical companies and many more. Last year FIME Expo attracted an outstanding 52,890 attendees, a majority of which comes from the US and Latin America attendees.

COSMOPROF Worldwide (Italy, Bologna, March 14−18, 2018) for 51 years has been the leading 360° worldwide event for the professional beauty sector and an international platform for the cosmetics and wellness industry.


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