Healthcare Trade Shows

Top 10 Healthcare Trade Shows in North America [Updated for 2024]

The Healthcare industry is needed now more than ever. Here are the best trade shows in the business that can equip the industry with better partnerships and new tech.
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The healthcare industry is undergoing significant change with the advent of remote monitoring, digital health aides, and virtual trials. As a result, healthcare organizations are scrambling to find ways to demonstrate how they are utilizing new tech innovations to expand their business.

Trade events and exhibits are helpful for bridging the gap between exciting new products and clients, investors, and potential partners. By participating in these healthcare trade shows, professionals can network, learn from other experts, discuss ideas, and pitch products.

Here is a list of the top 10 Healthcare Trade Shows in North America.

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1. International Vision Expo & Conference West 

Where: Venue Venetian Resort and Hotel, Las Vegas

When: TBD

If you aspire to be a visionary, start by joining the International Vision Expo & Conference community. The international eye care community meets twice a year, in New York City and Las Vegas, for two unique events concentrating on fashion, technology & education.

It’s the only place where you can see and touch the most innovative designs, products, technology, medical advances, and business solutions in and around the eyecare industry.

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2. The FMX Family Medicine Experience  

Where: Phoenix, Arizona

When: September 24 – 28, 2024

For most of us, family is everything. At the Family Medicine Experience (FMX), you are sure to be surrounded not simply by like minded people, but professionals who have been in practice for years. Focusing on cutting edge innovations in health care, patient expectations, treatment recommendations, and technology, FMX will challenge and expand your family medicine practice.

From General Sessions to a massive Expo Hall, workshops covering 120 clinical issues, and networking events, you’ll hear from inspiring speakers, meet colleagues facing similar challenges, and enhance your dedication to family medicine. 

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3. ID Week 

Where: Los Angeles, CA

When: Oct 16 – 19, 2024

Infectious Disease Week (ID Week) is an annual scientific conference where professionals and researchers share their experiences and findings. During ID Week, the topics of contagious disease and healthcare epidemiology take center stage. Top preventive experts, including researchers, clinicians, epidemiologists, and public health authorities–especially those who work with HIV and pediatric patients–can be found at this conference.

It’s a must-attend event for any professional who wants to stay up to date, apply cutting-edge science to clinical care, and advance their careers. 

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Where: Philadelphia, PA

When:  October 18 – 22, 2024

Far from being mind-numbing, The American Society of Anesthesiologists’ yearly meeting is the world’s most exciting anesthesia-related educational event. Bringing together the most influential figures in anesthesiology, pain medicine, and critical care medicine, you’ll want to be awake to learn from some of the brightest minds.

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5. Annual Conference of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management

Where: San Diego, California

When: October 6 – 9, 2024

Now more than ever, healthcare risk management is needed. Thankfully, ASHRM Annual Conference provides the opportunity for premier experts and thought leaders in this area to gather together. It’s the ideal way to further your professional education, network with like-minded healthcare risk managers, and patient-safety experts, and stay current on industry advancements and trends. 

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6. Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) 2024 Annual Meeting 

Where: Houston, Texas 

When: September 28 – October 2, 2024

Are you something of a brainiac? If you are, then The CNS Annual Meeting is the best place for you to attend. The CNS Annual Meeting pushes the envelope in scientific discovery, engaging learning, and high-impact education that is directly applicable to your practice.

Highlights from this show include cutting-edge research and technology, over 100 educational opportunities, significant CME, and engaging presenters who are specialists at evaluating the newest scientific data.

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7. OMED 2024

Where: San Antonio, Texas

When: October 20 – 22, 2024 

OMED is an annual medical conference hosted by the American Osteopathic Association that attracts thousands of osteopathic medical students, physicians, and other health professionals from all across the country. 

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8. The ASTRO 2024  

Where: Washington Convention Center

When: September 29 – October 2, 2024

This year’s theme, “Embracing Change, Advancing Person-Centered Treatment,” emphasizes the importance of embracing rapid advances in radiation oncology to deliver the most efficient patient care. The theme also touches on the significance of a thorough patient treatment plan and the well-being of healthcare personnel, and other members of the treatment team.

You’ll get the unique opportunity to present your abstract to peers from all over the world. Furthermore, well-crafted abstracts have the chance to be published in the Red Journal, being made available to readers worldwide at  

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9. AECP24 

Where: Las Vegas

When: September 29 – October 2, 2024

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is the world’s largest and most prominent emergency medicine conference. More than 350 laboratories and courses will be offered this year, as well as the world’s largest emergency medicine exhibit hall, networking events, and parties. ACEP20 will be unlike any other conference, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-time guest.

You’ll discover new ways to study, new ways to network, and unexplored reasons to establish a strong foundation in this field. However, one thing remains constant: the best emergency medicine education available anywhere. 

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10. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly 2024

Where: San Diego, California 

When: November 6 – 10, 2024

This assembly, like many other conventions, does not merely focus on new tech advances in their respective field, but is also concerned with running the medical business. As a result, the topics range from creative patient care to changes in the medical business, are designed to help physiatrists position themselves for success in their practice. Attendees will take part in cutting-edge learning opportunities, never-ending networking, and a wide range of educational courses, all of which are tailored to the broad clinical and practice interests of today’s physiatrists.

In case you had any doubts, there is no other convention that brings together thousands of physiatrists from various therapeutic specialties who provide regular care to people with disabilities. 

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Coping with change is a collaborative process. With so many new advances and inventions, it’s important to learn from others in the same profession. Perhaps, especially important for those in the medical field. Attending healthcare trade shows is a great way to create those vital connections.

If you are thinking of attending not simply to learn, but to present your own unique product or voice, have you thought about what running a stand at a trade show entails? The Trade Group specializes in exhibits and trade shows, and we are able to support all your needs, including booth design, set-up, and walking you through everything you need in order to have success in reaching people with your vision.

Contact us today if you have questions about these healthcare trade shows or to explore more trade shows and business exhibits, please visit our trade show search. 

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