9 May 2013
Hong Kong International Medical Fair Opens Next Week
Three-Day Show Will Feature More Than 200 Exhibitors
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.”
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
Please contact the HKTDC's Corporate Communication Department:
Tel: (852) 2584 4216
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.