MINNEAPOLIS, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating the power of partnership within the medtech community, UBM Canon today announced that LifeScience Alley will produce a world class medical technology conference in conjunction with the MD&M Minneapolis event, November 4-5, 2015, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. This combined 2015 Minneapolis event is expected to bring in more than 7,500 manufacturers, suppliers, and business leaders all under one roof, offering a great networking opportunity for the region.
This new partnership will be a primary focus of Minnesota Medtech Week, celebrating the life-saving innovations coming from this thriving region. For more information on this partnership, please visit: MDMminn.com or lifesciencealley.org.
"By leveraging the strengths and industry partnerships of LifeScience Alley and MD&M Minneapolis, we plan to bring the Minnesota medical device community the best thought-leading content and supply chain access possible," said Shaye Mandle, president and CEO of LifeScience Alley.
Stephen Corrick, SVP, Portfolio Director for UBM Canon, added, "This partnership with LifeScience Alley demonstrates our mutual dedication to world renowned medtech innovation in the region."
Attendees of this conference will receive complimentary access to the entire show floor. At the exhibition, attendees will be able to source the latest design innovations, participate in free networking events, and take advantage of educational opportunities over two full days.
"As a member of the Minnesota medtech community and a foundational member of LifeScience Alley, it's exciting to see industry leaders coming together to support our community," said Rachel Ellingson, vice president, global communications for St. Jude Medical. "This event will continue to emphasize the dominant role Minnesota's Medical Alley plays in transforming health care for patients, physicians and hospitals around the world."
Co-located with the MinnPack, Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis and PLASTEC Minneapolis advanced manufacturing events and the recently added Quality Expo, MD&M Minneapolis is dedicated to bringing together top suppliers under one roof. For more detailed information and to register for MD&M Minneapolis, visit: MDMminn.com.
About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.
About LifeScience Alley
LifeScience Alley is a global leader in enabling life science business success with a 30-year track record of delivering results-oriented outcomes. We are committed to leading the conversation in improving our community's operating environment and supporting advancement in research and healthcare innovation. By influencing proactive policy change, leading solutions-based initiatives, delivering vital information and intelligence, and uniting members with critical resources, LifeScience Alley works to ensure that collectively we remain the world's strongest health technology community. The Association's membership and supporting community extends throughout the world, employing more than 300,000 Minnesotans and many more globally.
For more information on LifeScience Alley, please visit us at www.lifesciencealley.org.
SOURCE UBM Canon