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Hong Kong International Medical Fair Opens Next Week
Three-Day Show Will Feature More Than 200 Exhibitors

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 The fourth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair will attract more than 210 exhibitors, according to HKTDC Exhibitions Market Development Director Loretta Wan, speaking today at a press conference for the fair. That’s 26 per cent higher than last year’s exhibitor total, and a new exhibitor record for the fair
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 HKMHDIA Chairman Albert Lee noted that the demand for medical devices has been increasing, especially in the China market
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 Some of the exhibitors taking part in today’s press conference
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 Exhibitors showcased a variety of innovative medical devices to the media
9 May 2013 – More than 210 exhibitors, a new fair record, will take part in the fourth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair. That’s 26 per cent higher than last year’s exhibitor total. The show opens 14 May and continues through 16 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

The fair welcomes newcomers from Italy, Macau, Singapore and Thailand. The Medical Fair also features four group pavilions. They represent the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), Canada, Shenzhen and new-fair participant Shanghai.

Fair Zone Highlights
Fair zones on offer will include “Hospital Equipment,” showcasing specialist electro-medical equipment and medical technology for hospitals; “Household Medical Products,” featuring automatic blood pressure monitors, IR temperature scanners and related products for the home; “Rehabilitation and Elderly Care,” presenting patient monitoring systems, orthopaedic equipment, wheelchairs and other products specialising in this expanding market; and the “Tech Exchange”, displaying prototypes of medical devices and equipment, and connecting universities, research institutions and product developers. New this year is the “Medical Cosmetology zone.”

Other product zones at the fair will include Building Technology and Hospital Furniture, Laboratory Equipment, Medical Supplies and Disposables, and Manufacturing & Design Solutions.

Innovative Technology Spotlight
Information exchange on a global scale is central to the fair’s growing popularity. This year, seminars will examine innovative technology for the healthcare industry, regulatory updates for medical devices and procurement trends for medical devices.

In addition, there will be sessions on advances in cardiovascular intervention, organised by the Hong Kong Doctors Union, and technology applications for elderly exercise and stroke rehabilitation training, organised by the Hong Kong Health Care Federation.

Three Exhibitor Forums and a Buyer Forum looking at business opportunities in Southeast Asia will also be held.

Most Appealing Products Voting
More than 20 highlight products will be displayed at the fairground, offering visitors the opportunity to vote for the fair’s “Most Appealing Products.”

Healthcare Focus
The Hospital Authority Convention will take place over fair’s last two days. This year, high-profile speakers from around the world will focus on the theme of “Consolidating Healthcare.”

The three-day Medical Fair is organised by the HKTDC and the HKMHDIA.

Fair Website: www.hktdc.com/hkmedicalfair

Media Enquiries
Please contact the HKTDC's Corporate Communication Department:

Joe Kainz
Tel: (852) 2584 4216
Email: joe.kainz@hktdc.org

About the HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers . With more than 40 global offices, including 11 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com. 

 

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