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Top U.S. Biotech & Healthcare Trade Shows for Late 2019

 

When the Skyline Trade Show Tips blog last examined healthcare events, the sector was in a state of contraction. We continue to see changes in this dynamic field, with a growing trend toward expos and other private events. But healthcare and biotechnology continue to fuel some of the largest shows in the country, including the following list of dental, medical equipment, nursing, ophthalmology, and pharmaceutical events.

71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo
Dates: Aug 4-8, 2019, Anaheim, CA
With more than 750 companies exhibiting, the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is the world’s largest exposition for clinical laboratory products and services. As the place to learn about the breakthrough innovations shaping the future of clinical testing and patient care, AACC’s Clinical Lab Expo gives attendees the opportunity to browse exhibitors in person for the solutions to your lab related needs.

American Psychological Association – APA
Dates: Aug 8-11, 2019, Chicago, IL
Attracting more than 10,000 attendees from more than 50 countries, APA’s annual convention is where scientists, practitioners, applied psychologists, and educators come together to explore the most compelling issues in the discipline. Here you’ll make meaningful connections, be inspired, and gain a fresh perspective on psychology.

America’s Dental Meeting – ADA & FDI World Dental Congress
Dates: Sept 4-8, 2019, San Francisco, CA
The ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019 Exhibit Hall will run from September 5-7, 2019, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, USA. The FDI World Dental Congress, held in a different host country every year, offers a unique opportunity to meet with leaders of the oral health profession from around the globe.

National Safety Council – NSC
Dates: Sept 7-13, San Diego, CA
Exhibit at the world’s largest health, safety and environmental event serving the billion-dollar occupational safety and health market. Attended by more than 14,000 professionals from 63 countries.

Vision Expo West
Dates: Sept 18-21, Las Vegas, NV
Vision Expo West is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eye care meets eyewear and education, fashion and innovation mingle. Over 400 exhibitors and thousands of exhibit staff will interact with over 12,000 key buyers, ophthalmic professionals and key decision-makers, introduce new products and services, gain greater visibility for your company, and expose their brands to media coverage in US and international trade outlets.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP FMX
Dates: Sept 24-28, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
FMX–the AAFP’s largest annual meeting–is the place physicians remember why they fell in love with family medicine. More than 10,000 practitioners gather with their family medicine peers to earn CME, experience dynamic and inspiring presentations, and find patient care solutions to implement when they return to practice.

American Academy of Ophthalmology – AAO
Dates: Oct 12-15, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Participate in the largest exhibition of ophthalmic technology, products and services in the world. Promote your products and services to a global community of innovators in the art and science of ophthalmology. This annual conference presents the latest game-changing research, techniques and technologies.

Society for Neuroscience – SfN
Dates: Oct 19-23, 2019, Chicago, IL
Join SfN and 30,000 scientists from around the world at the largest neuroscience marketplace as part of your business strategy. With nearly 14,000 poster presentations in the exhibit hall, thousands of potential buyers visit the exhibit floor.

American College of Emergency Physicians – ACEP
Dates: Oct 27-30, 2019, Denver, CO
ACEP19 is the largest Emergency Medicine conference in the world. More than 8,000 emergency medicine professionals come highly motivated to participate in advanced educational programs. They also look forward to the exhibits and view them as an extension of the educational experience. If you have ever exhibited at ACEP, you already know how vital the show is to your company’s sales and marketing efforts. Don’t miss this opportunity to put the power of ACEP19 to work for you!

American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences – AAPS PharmSci 360
Dates: Nov 3-6, 2019, San Antonio, TX
AAPS PharmSci 360 combines all the energy of a large scientific conference with the intimacy of a niche meeting.. Five robust tracks cover all aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences. This show features hundreds of exhibitors with dozens of additional learning opportunities.

Radiological Society of North America – RSNA
Dates: Dec 1-6, 2019, Chicago, IL
Join the brightest minds in radiology at the 105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, December 1 to 6, as RSNA sets the stage for imaginative exploration. Experience the wonder as we embrace the future of radiology and new technologies. Be informed, engaged and inspired to “See Possibilities Together” at RSNA 2019.

Greater New York Dental Meeting – GNYDM
Dates: Dec 1-4, 2019, New York, NY
The largest dental meeting in the United States with over 52,000 attendees. Gain access to dental professionals from all 50 states and numerous international countries.

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Sofia heads up Skyline’s marketing efforts in digital marketing and product innovation. Sofia is an experienced marketing professional with branding, innovation and product commercialization expertise. She has more than a decade of experience with both B2B and consumer packaged goods companies and an MBA from the University of Arizona Eller College of Management.

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