Top healthcare firms back Saudi health expo
Riyadh, April 3, 2014
A total of nine major healthcare organisations have confirmed their sponsorship of the upcoming Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences 2014, the largest healthcare event in the kingdom.
The companies include Rakaa Medical Company as the diamond sponsor and Siemens Saudi Arabia, Salehiya Medical, Dräger Saudi Arabia, Nawah Healthcare, Care and Planning for Hospital Co. Ltd., Mediserv-Medical Supplies and Services Co, GE Healthcare and Saudi German Hospitals as platinum sponsors.
Jointly organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) and Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, the second Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences will take place from May 19 to 21 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
More than 300 regional and international healthcare stakeholders, dealers, distributors, suppliers, and service providers will gather at the three-day event to showcase their products, latest technologies, and services to the growing Saudi Arabian audience of healthcare professionals and service providers. It will also serve as a venue for the participants to learn, network, and create business opportunities.
Fahad Al Athel, deputy general manager, Riyadh Exhibitions Company, said: “We are expecting a larger number of participants this year with companies from more than 20 nations, including Canada, China, France, Germany, Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, and the US, signing up for the show.
“Encouraged by the 30 per cent increase in participation over 2013’s edition, the show is witnessing additional interest both from industry stakeholders and specialized visitors. Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences has indeed solidified its reputation as the premier healthcare event across the Kingdom.”
Simon Page, managing director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, said: “We express our gratitude to leading local and international companies for recognizing the event’s pivotal role in bolstering the Kingdom’s healthcare industry.
“Sharing best practices and expertise with industry peers is essential to enhance the growth trajectory of the healthcare environment in Saudi Arabia which has been recognised by the Saudi MoH in their continuous support for this event. There are a wealth of learning and networking opportunities during the event to guide and help visitors achieve their business goals. Participating in this event will truly be a rewarding experience for them.”
In addition, this year’s show will feature nine CME-accredited conferences to highlight significant health issues in the Kingdom as well as the wider region. These topics include nursing, hospital management, medical laboratory, cardiology, technical management of radiology, nuclear medicine and rehabilitation. – TradeArabia News Service