UBM Canon Launches Medical Manufacturing Events in India and Brazil

Sector growth in these BRIC markets attracts hundreds of U.S. and EU suppliers

Dec 14, 2010, 11:00 ET from UBM Canon

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon today announced medical manufacturing event plans for two fast-growth BRIC markets, India and Brazil, utilizing respectively its long established MEDTEC and Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) brands. In October 19-20, 2011, the MEDTEC India Conference & Exhibition will debut in Mumbai featuring an extensive technical conference and 100 international suppliers. The event will deliver the latest in best practices, materials, and design and manufacturing technology, to the country's $1.9 billion medical device manufacturing sector.

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In June 2012, the inaugural Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Brazil will be held in Sao Paulo. This major event will feature a comprehensive conference and 300 global supplies. Valued at $2.6 billion, Brazil's manufacturers currently produce nearly 90% of the medical devices used in the country.

"There has been a very strong response to these new products from our exhibitors, many of whom are already active in these fast growth markets," commented Kevin O'Keefe, Senior Vice-President of UBM Canon. "Our recent acquisition by worldwide events giant United Business Media has accelerated our ability to readily enter new and exciting markets for our exhibitors while bringing their local medical manufacturers a valuable resource presenting the world's leading suppliers of medical grade materials and technology all in one place."

For more information about these new events visit www.MedtecIndia.com and www.MDMBrazil.com.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading producer of face-to-face, digital, print, and online business acceleration products for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry, including medical device, packaging, design engineering, process technology, automated assembly, electronics, quality control, and plastics processing. Prior to its October 2010 acquisition by United Business Media Limited (UBM) the company name was Canon Communications.

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