NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanstar Healthcare Communications and
its Healthcare Traveler magazine today announced the launch of Healthcare
Traveler Career Forums, a series of two-day conference and exhibit events
focused on career opportunities and lifestyle interests of healthcare travel
professionals-nurses and allied health providers who accept temporary
assignments at hospitals in various locations throughout the U.S.
Two Healthcare Traveler Career Forums are scheduled this fall. The first
will be held October 10-11, 2003, at the Eden Roc Renaissance Resort & Spa in
Miami Beach, Florida. The second is scheduled for November 7-8, 2003, at The
Century Plaza Hotel and Spa in Los Angeles, California.
"Healthcare Traveler's brand leadership and solid market presence as the
only magazine dedicated specifically to healthcare travel professionals makes
it the perfect host for these career forums," said Matthew J. Holland,
Publisher, Healthcare Traveler. "We are excited about the opportunities and
information the forums will provide current and potential mobile providers, as
well as nursing administrators and those responsible for staffing their
At the forums, current mobile providers, potential traveling nurses and
allied health professionals, and nursing students will gain tips and
strategies to enhance their experiences on the road; network with peers and
veteran travelers who share common goals; find assignments in places they've
always dreamed of visiting; and meet with representatives from travel
companies about career opportunities.
Nursing administrators and human resources personnel will have a chance to
better understand the concept of healthcare travel; learn more about the value
of hiring travelers for a variety of staffing concerns; foster and strengthen
professional relationships with a number of travel companies; and obtain
insights into decision-making processes for cost-effective recruitment and
Forum attendees will also have access to an exhibit floor filled with
staffing firms showcasing their services in a variety of packages. Exhibitors
are afforded the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a large number of
healthcare travelers and professionals interested in the career alternative.
Cary Lederman, Associate Publisher, adds, "In addition to building a
strong program for attendees, we are equally focused on providing Healthcare
Traveler Career Forum sponsors and exhibitors with exceptional value and
benefits-including the opportunity to create revenue, foster long-term
relationships with travelers, and increase awareness of the healthcare travel
Those interested in receiving more information on the Healthcare Traveler
Career Forums or Healthcare Traveler magazine should contact Cary Lederman,
Associate Publisher, at (410) 749-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org or
visit www.healthcaretraveler.com .
Launched in 1993, Healthcare Traveler is the only publication solely
dedicated to traveling nurses and traveling allied healthcare professionals.
Healthcare Traveler is published monthly and has a controlled circulation of
40,000, composed primarily of nurses with a significant number of allied
healthcare professionals including physical, occupational, and respiratory
therapists; speech-language pathologists; and radiologic, surgical, and
About Advanstar Healthcare Communications:
Advanstar Healthcare Communications is a leader in the field of medical
publishing and physician education. In addition to Healthcare Traveler and
the associated Healthcare Traveler Career Forums, the company publishes DVM
Newsmagazine, Cosmetic Surgery Times, Dermatology Times, Formulary,
Geriatrics, Managed Healthcare Executive, Modern Health for Women,
Ophthalmology Times, and Urology Times.
Advanstar Healthcare Communications is part of Advanstar Communications
Inc., a worldwide business information company serving various specialized
markets with high-quality information resources and integrated marketing
solutions. Advanstar Communications publishes numerous business magazines and
directories, hosts a variety of exhibitions and conferences and offers many
Web-based communities. It operates from multiple locations in North America,
Latin America, Europe and Asia. For more information,
visit www.advanstar.com .
SOURCE Advanstar Communications, Inc.