UBM Canon Launches Medical, Design, and Advanced Manufacturing Event in Philadelphia

All co-located events will be aimed directly at the thriving regional market, October 7-8

Jul 21, 2015, 09:00 ET from UBM Canon

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, event producer UBM Canon will be launching a new line-up of co-located advanced manufacturing trade shows in Philadelphia. The trade shows will cover an array of industry topics, with a specific focus on Philadelphia's dynamic industrial market. Educational conference sessions will delve into innovation in medical design, medical materials and polymers, packaging design, 3D printing innovations, and a user-centered product development workshop. These events will take place October 7-8 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. To learn more and to register, please visit: ubm.io/2015CanonPhilly

The Philadelphia region has seen major investment in growing the medical device and other high tech industries, making it the perfect location for these leading trade shows. The University City Science Center has served as an incubator of high tech businesses, many of which have become highly successful, bringing in multi-million-dollar IPOs. In 2014, local tech companies poured billions of dollars into acquisitions and have continued the trend in mergers and acquisitions of technology companies this year.

"Advanced manufacturing in the Philadelphia region has grown tremendously in recent years," said Stephen Corrick, Senior VP/Portfolio Director, UBM Canon. "We're thrilled to bring our events to serve this thriving high tech manufacturing community."

This new lineup of trade shows will include MD&M Philadelphia (Medical Design & Manufacturing), PhillyPack (packaging), Design & Manufacturing Philadelphia (product design and manufacturing for all industries), ATX Philadelphia (automation), PLASTEC Philadelphia (for the plastics industry), and Quality Expo (quality control and assurance), and will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.    

Speakers from top companies will be presenting at the conference, including Johnson & Johnson, Secant Medical, Caterpillar, and Insight PD.

To register as media, please visit: mdmphilly.mddionline.com/press-registration

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.

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