AdvaMed 2013 Closes in Washington, D.C. with Nearly 2,100 Attendees from 30 Countries

Sep 25, 2013, 12:09 ET from AdvaMed 2013

Largest Medical Technology Conference in Washington, D.C. Since Inception with 120 Exhibitors

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference closes its seventh annual conference today with nearly 2,100 attendees representing more than 1,000 industry organizations and other stakeholders from 30 countries, 38 states and the District of Columbia. Hosted by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), this is the leading MedTech gathering in North America for business development, medical technology showcasing, educational opportunities and networking. The conference returned to Washington, D.C. this year after convening in Boston in 2012 and grew seven percent since it was last in the District in 2011.

"Medical technology executives as well as thought leaders and top policymakers from around the globe used this forum to share critical insights on how to enhance value, promote innovation and expedite progress in our industry," said Ray Briscuso, managing partner and producer, AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference. "We are pleased with the growth of our conference in Washington, D.C. and we are well-positioned to bring it to Chicago, the hub of the Midwest and one of the leading markets where MedTech products are conceived, manufactured and deployed."

Additional event highlights included:

  • 120 exhibitors displayed their latest products and services in the Exhibit Hall;
  • More than 50 company presentations featured the latest device and diagnostic innovations;
  • More than 40 educational panels organized into 11 tracks included illuminating discussions and strategies for success as well as public policy issues; and
  • Eight Sector MeetUps on the topics of biomechanical devices, surgical tools, diagnostic imaging, in vitro diagnostics, cardiovascular, orthopedic, neurology and oncology gathered innovators with entrepreneurs.

Next year's event will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. from October 6-8.

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