Houston To Launch Major Medical Conference

Houston will host a major new medical conference next year. The organization that produces the world’s largest medical tradeshow will open a North America version of its expo at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

The new conference titled Medical World Americas will combine educational conferences with a medical technology and equipment expo.

Greg Ortale is president of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and says they spent three years recruiting
organizers of the German tradeshow MEDICA to open a show in Houston.

“They have shows in Brazil, Singapore, India and a number of other locations, but did not have one in the United States.”

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Greater Houston CVB, Messe Duesseldorf North America Partner on Medical World Americas Launch

In a unique collaboration between the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau and Messe Duesseldorf North America, the two are partnering to launch Medical World Americas April 28-30, 2014, at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center.

Germany-based Messe Duesseldorf organizes MEDICA, the world’s largest annual medical trade fair, with more than 4,500 exhibitors and 130,000 attendees, which Medical World Americas will be modeled after, according to show management.

“The Americas represent some of the most significant players, if not the largest and fastest growing, in the global medical market,” said Joachim Schaefer, managing director of Messe Dusseldorf, “and therefore are a natural extension of the MEDICA brand and its commitment to innovation in the international health industry.”

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New Annual Medical Conference to Launch in Houston in 2014

Conference Part of Larger Initiative to Raise Global Profile of City’s Medical Industry 

The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GHCVB) announced a new initiative today to create an annual medical conference that will raise the global profile of Houston as a medical hub while generating new revenue for the city each year. The GHCVB is partnering with Messe Dusseldorf, the German organization that produces the world’s largest medical tradeshow, and the Texas Medical Center to create its Houston-based North American branch, Medical World Americas. The event will be the first of its kind in this part of the world—an opportunity for… Read the full release

International powerhouses launch medical expo and conference in Houston, Texas April 28-30, 2014

Next April, an unprecedented event will make its debut on this side of the world. Thousands of medical professionals from across the Americas will gather in Houston for Medical World Americas, an innovative conference and exposition that will allow participants to efficiently source a variety of medical products, equipment, technology and services for everything from prevention and diagnostics to therapy and rehabilitation. Read the full release….