Medtrade Spring, the home medical equipment industry's mid-year buying and educational event, will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center on April 24 - 26, 2007. The 2007 event, produced by VNU Business Media, will focus on new strategies, solutions and technologies for HME providers and other home healthcare professionals. Attendees of Medtrade 2007 will have access to over 85 educational sessions and over 450 exhibitors showing the most recent advancements in product innovation.
"This is a critical time for the home medical equipment industry in terms of regulatory changes and, quite frankly, survival," says Joe Randall, VNU Business Media senior vice president. "Medtrade Spring is committed to offering HME providers a forum for networking, opportunities for advocacy and hands-on access to operational strategies, which are essential as they face the challenges that lie ahead."
Medtrade Spring 2007's educational conference sessions will focus on accreditation, business operations, home health/clinical, information technology, legislative and regulatory issues, mergers and acquisitions, oxygen and respiratory, rehabilitation and assistive technology, reimbursement, sales and marketing, and sleep disordered breathing. The Medtrade Spring 2007 educational conference will take place Wednesday, April 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
In addition to the Medtrade conference program, this year's program will once again offer two pre-show conferences on Tuesday, April 24. The Continuum of Care and the Medtrade Reimbursement conferences will take place from 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Over 450 manufacturers of home medical equipment products and technologies will showcase their newest product developments, offer show specials and provide hands-on demonstrations during the Medtrade Spring 2007 Expo. The exhibit hall will be open Wednesday, April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, April 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Attendees who register for Medtrade Spring by March 19, 2007 , can receive special discounts on the conference and exposition. The early bird registration cost is $20 for the exposition and $165 for the educational conference, which includes all sessions and the exposition. Those interested in attending the Continuum of Care and the Medtrade Reimbursement conferences can also take advantage of an early bird discount of $250 that includes the conference, all Medtrade Spring educational sessions and the exposition.
Medtrade Spring 2007 is being held April 24 - 26, 2007. For more information about the event, please visit www.medtradespring.com or call (800) 933-8735. VNU Business Media's upcoming healthcare events include Medtrade 2007, scheduled for Oct. 2 - 4, 2007, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and Medtrade Spring 2008, which will be held May 7 - 8, 2008, in Long Beach, Ca.
VNU Business Media produces more than 50 conferences and trade shows annually for professionals in fields ranging from health care and construction to jewelry and retail merchandising. VNU Business Media's expositions and conferences reach thousands of industry leaders each year in collaborative environments designed to inspire, inform and entertain. For more information, please visit www.vnubusinessmedia.com.
EDITOR'S NOTE: To obtain additional information regarding the events listed above, please contact Denise McClinton at (254) 772-2941.