ShowStoppers(R) to Work With Foundation for the National Institutes of Health on 2010 mHealth Summit

Jun 16, 2010, 11:04 ET from ShowStoppers

WASHINGTON, and AUSTIN, Texas, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ShowStoppers® today announced it is working with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health to provide a range of media, marketing and sales services for the 2010 mHealth Summit – a high-level international event focused on accelerating the use of mobile technologies for medical research, information, diagnosis, treatment and care in the developed and developing worlds, including the U.S.



The 2010 mHealth Summit is a partnership of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), the mHealth Alliance and the National Institutes of Health. The Summit is the leading U.S. conference advancing cross-sector collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes. This annual event, in its second year, returns with an expanded format that includes a networking event for funding; concurrent sessions in research, technology and mFinance; as well as an exhibit floor featuring the latest technologies.

The 2010 mHealth Summit takes place 8-10 Nov. 2010 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

"The 2010 mHealth Summit is unique as it brings together leaders in research, mobile/IT technology and policy to address the challenges and opportunities that mobile health holds for reshaping the public health landscape," said Richard Scarfo, director of the mHealth Summit and Strategic Alliances at the Foundation for NIH. "We are looking forward to working with ShowStoppers, as we focus on offering the highest level of services and amenities to our exhibitors and the media."

"We are pleased to join the 2010 mHealth Summit team, by making available to exhibitors and journalists our 17-years of experience at producing world-class mobile and wireless events," said Dave Leon, partner and sales director, ShowStoppers.

For Attendee and Press Registration, please visit

To exhibit at the 2010 mHealth Summit, contact Dave Leon, ShowStoppers,, +1 845-638-3527.

About ShowStoppers

ShowStoppers,, is a global leader in event management, production, sales, marketing, registration, and operational and logistic services. ShowStoppers press events in the United States and Europe organize company launches, product introductions, sneak previews and hands-on product demos for reporters, editors, columnists, bloggers and analysts who cover business, consumer, lifestyle and digital products for work, home and play. Industry leaders, innovators, startups and upstart companies exhibit during the year at ShowStoppers events to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers also produces international press tours and speaker panels. ShowStoppers produces the official press event in Berlin at IFA, the largest consumer electronics tradefair outside North America.

About the Foundation

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health,, is a leader in identifying and addressing complex scientific and health issues. It expedites or facilitates the potential for new discoveries by convening innovative public/private collaborative partnerships that leverage the diverse strengths of stakeholders including those from the scientific and research community, industry, academia, advocacy groups, NGOs, foundations and philanthropy. It was established by the United States Congress to support the mission of the National Institutes of Health – improving health through scientific discovery in the search for cures and extending healthy life. The NIH consists of 27 institutes. The foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, that raises private-sector funds for a broad portfolio of unique programs that complement and enhance NIH priorities and activities.


Steve Leon




Richard Scarfo

Director, mHealth Summit


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