Saudi Health sees big visitor turnout
Riyadh, May 15, 2013
Saudi Health Exhibition and Conference 2013, the largest international healthcare event in Saudi Arabia, concluded yesterday (May 14) in Riyadh, attracting about 10,000 visitors, suppliers and other key global industry players.
Dr Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah, Minister of Health, inaugurated the event, which included a series of conferences and workshops that shed light on the latest advancements and developments in the local healthcare sector.
The event was jointly organized by Ministry of Health, Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC), and Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions and held at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The three-day event gathered more than 300 exhibitors from 34 countries and occupied over 5,500 sq m exhibition space.
Dr Salah Al-Mazroua, Deputy Health Minister for Logistics, said: “The Saudi Health Exhibition and Conference 2013 attracted strong participation from local stakeholders and decision makers who are interested in keeping pace with latest specialized products and solutions and gaining new expertise.”
“In addition, the show hosted various educative conferences that shed light on several appealing healthcare topics. Furthermore, Saudi Health saw the signing of numerous cooperation agreements between global healthcare providers and distributors to further support the local market with the newest technologies.”
“Saudi Health boosts chances for global companies to enter the lucrative Saudi market through its unique platform. Additionally, it offers comprehensive knowledge on the latest market updates in terms of requirements and trends for local and foreign parties, which is established through meeting and networking with specialized healthcare personnel and discussing new developments through specialized training workshops,” added Dr Al-Mazroua.
Key global issues were debated at the Saudi Health Exhibition and Conference 2013 in line with Informa Life Sciences’ and REC’s philosophy of ‘exhibition with education’.
The event concurrently hosted seven CME-accredited conferences: Saudi Radiology Technologists Conference, Medical Laboratories Conference (MEDLAB), Cardiology Conference, Biomedical Engineering Conference, Executive Nursing Conference, Imaging Administration Conference, and Non-Communicable Diseases. – TradeArabia News Service