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Top 14 Global Medical Device Conferences to Attend in 2024

Attending the right conference can significantly impact those in the medical device industry. It opens avenues for establishing business partnerships, expanding networks, and gaining valuable insights into medical devices, quality, regulatory matters, and industry trends - essential for career growth and staying up-to-date with new technologies.

We did intense research on about 300+ conferences and bring you the top 14 choices for your consideration. They are must-attend medical device conferences for 2024 where senior executives and medical device companies can gain valuable insights into emerging technologies, methodologies, and regulatory frameworks that mold the medical device industry. Now is the time to consult your calendar and decide which medical device conferences to attend in 2024. Don't miss out on these opportunities to stay ahead, so let’s get started.  

1. Medical Device Software Development Summit Europe 2024

Location: Munich, Germany

Date: January 29-31, 2024

The 2nd Medical Device Software Development Summit Europe is a pivotal platform in addressing the revised transition timeline for EU MDR compliance and regulation, acknowledging the recent EU AI Act. 

The event brings together over 80 experts in Software Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, R&D Operations, Product Management, and more. The goal is to promote cross-functional objectives and advocate for more robust regulations that facilitate fast-paced innovations across the industry.

To learn more and to register, visit https://medicaldevicesummit-europe.com/

2. Arab Health Congress 2024

Location:  Dubai World Trade Centre and Fairmont Dubai

Date: January 29 - February 1st 2024

Arab Health serves as a platform to discuss and highlight worldwide healthcare challenges, offering attendees the chance to connect with leaders in the industry from across the globe. With over 180+ participating countries, 3450+ exhibiting companies, 3600+ conference delegates, and 110,000 professional visits, the event is a global gathering of immense scale and significance. It serves as a hub for diverse perspectives, cutting-edge innovations, and extensive networking opportunities in the healthcare sector. 

The following product sectors will be included: Medical equipment & devices, Disposables & consumer goods, Orthopaedics & physiotherapy, Imaging & diagnostics, Healthcare & general services, IT systems & solutions, Healthcare infrastructure & assets, Wellness & prevention, and Healthcare transformation.

To learn more and to register, visit https://www.arabhealthonline.com/en/education/conferences.html

3. IMCAS 2024

Location: Palais des Congrès de Paris, Paris

Date: February 1- 3, 2024 

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Location: The World Trade Center, Sao Paulo, USA

Date: April 26 - 28, 2024

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Location: The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hote, Bangkok

Date: June 21 - 23, 2024

With over 15,000 attendees, 98 speakers, 350 Exhibitors, and 136 countries represented, the IMCAS 2024 is a landmark event across 3 countries dedicated to advancing dermatology, plastic surgery, and aging science. 

As the field of aesthetic and clinical practices continues to expand, IMCAS takes pride in leading the way by showcasing the latest advancements in science and technology entering the clinical market. This is an opportunity not to miss, as it brings together top specialists, industry leaders, and our extensive community of physicians to create a hub of new ideas and information. 

To learn more and to register, visit https://www.imcas.com/en/attend/imcas-world-congress-2024

https://www.imcas.com/en/attend/imcas-americas-2024

https://www.imcas.com/en/attend/imcas-asia-2024

4. MD&M West 2024

Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

Date: February 6-8, 2024

MD&M West has emerged as a premier medical device trade show in the United States. Inspired by life-saving solutions and innovations from companies worldwide, MD&M West is dedicated to uniting the international medical device community. The goal is to collectively support the growth of companies' objectives and push the boundaries of the medical field to save and improve lives globally.

With thousands of verified attendees, over 1,600 exhibiting MedTech suppliers, and many sessions led by medical experts, MD&M West showcases many products and insights across various medical specialties. These include medical devices, digital health, hospital equipment and supplies, cardiovascular solutions, pharmaceuticals, and more!

To learn more and to register, visit https://www.imengineeringwest.com/en/show/show-brands/mdm-west.html

5. DeviceTalks, Boston 2023

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston

Date: May 1-2, 2024

Don't miss DeviceTalks Boston, where you learn about crucial topics such as innovation and investment, product development, engineering, manufacturing, materials, regulations, reimbursement, and market building. The event's agenda is to provide insights essential for entrepreneurs, engineers, and executives in the medical device sector.

Also, discussions will be focussed on large markets and centered around Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Imaged-Guided Therapeutics, Surgical Robotics, and Neurotechnology, providing in-depth insights into critical areas within MedTech.

Network with industry experts on the expo floor, where top professionals will share how they can contribute to designing, manufacturing, or selling medical devices. Join this two-day event for essential industry connections and insights. 

To learn more and to register, visit https://boston.devicetalks.com/

6. Biomed Israel 2024

Location: David InterContinental, Tel Aviv, Israel

Date: May 21-23, 2024

A leading life sciences conference in Israel with over 6000 industry professionals from over 45 countries is expected to attend. It provides a distinctive and exciting opportunity to engage in discussions, panel presentations, product demonstrations, and networking opportunities, providing the groundwork for new business collaborations.

The conference’s topics will comprehensively explore many issues that fundamentally affect each one of us. Experts will engage in thought-provoking discussions and presentations addressing a broad set of themes, from novel biological disease models to the vast amounts of data that need to be generated, curated, and analyzed to be useful for R&D. 

These will be further coupled with transparent discussion about the concerns regarding global standards of living and the rising cost of healthcare. Whether it’s chronic diseases, cognitive deficits, or cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, at this conference we will drill down into the interplay between specific trajectories and the therapeutic interventions designed to address them, both in terms of preventative measures and pharmaceutical treatments

To learn more and to register, visit https://kenes-exhibitions.com/biomed/

7. Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2024

Location: June 5-6, 2024

Date: NEC, Birmingham, UK

The event will bring together thought leaders, innovators, engineers, and manufacturers, fostering connections with cutting-edge technology to facilitate the design and production of medical devices. Owing to the UK being a global medical device manufacturing hub with an annual turnover of £27.6 billion, including over £5 billion in exports, the event features an ecosystem of leading technology suppliers, cutting-edge machines, materials, software, and service providers. It's a hub where professionals can explore and engage with the latest advancements shaping the future of medical technology.

To learn more or to register, visit https://med-techexpo.com/conference

8. SLEEP 2024

Location: Houston, Texas, United States of America.

Date: June 8 - 12, 2024

Attend SLEEP 2024, the 38th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS). This remarkable event, a collaboration between the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society, is set to take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston from June 1-5.

If you are developing a sleep medical device, we recommend joining thousands of professionals from across the globe who share a common passion and expertise in sleep medicine. Learn from the best, share your experiences, and gain invaluable insights during the gathering. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.sleepmeeting.org/

9. MedTech Summit 2024 (Hybrid)

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Brussels City, Brussels, Belgium 

Date: June10 - 14, 2024

The MedTech Summit is an important regulatory event for the Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostic Industry. It addresses diverse topics, including EU MDR/IVDR, clinical investigations, post-market surveillance, software/AI, biocompatibility, law & compliance, and global market access. Attendees can participate in person or digitally, ensuring accessibility for a broad audience.

This event provides a platform for critical insights from industry leaders and offers valuable opportunities for networking, branding, and lead generation. You can contact them for further details on how your organization can leverage the benefits of this hybrid event.

To learn more and to register, visit https://informaconnect.com/medtech-summit/

10. HLTH

Location: Hlth, Europe, RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam  

Date: June 17 - 20, 2024

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Location: HLTH 2024, Las Vegas, USA

Date: October 20-23, 2024  

HLTH is a major industry event that brings together more than 10,000 people across the healthcare industry to build a healthier future for everyone. Held as 2 events across 2 countries, it has extraordinary events featuring industry-leading speakers, inspiring digital content, and purpose-driven initiatives by establishing a distinctive marketplace for the health community.  Join the events for 4 days full of insightful conversations, networking, and making dreams happen. 

To learn more and to register, visit: https://europe.hlth.com/

https://www.hlth.com/2024event

11. ADLM 2024

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Date: July 28 – August 1, 2024

ADLM 2024 Clinical Lab Expo (formerly known as the AACC Clinical Lab Expo) is the premier global laboratory medicine exposition. If you are developing lab diagnostic devices, this is the event to learn about the breakthrough innovations shaping the future of clinical testing and patient care.

It’s a great opportunity to network with your peers, experts, and leaders in your field and to see the latest technologies, diagnostics, services, and products in the industry.

The conference typically features a comprehensive program with scientific sessions, plenary lectures, and workshops. These sessions provide attendees with the latest knowledge, research findings, and innovations in the field of laboratory medicine.

To learn more and to register, visit: https://meeting.myadlm.org/

12. American Medical Device Summit 2024

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA 

Date: September 30 - October 1, 2024 

Positioned as the benchmark for industry connectivity and idea exchange, the American Medical Device Summit sets the standard for professionals in medical devices' design, product development, innovation, technology, and quality/regulatory facets. With over 250 leaders in the field, this summit facilitates discussions on challenges and opportunities in MedTech innovation, regulatory harmonization, compliance, digital transformation, and more.

Attendees can expect to gain strategic insights fostering collaboration between industry stakeholders, hospital networks, and regulatory bodies. Join these two days of thought-provoking and exceptional networking at this medical device conference tailored for executives.

To learn more and to register: https://amdsummit.com/

13. The MedTech Conference (AdvaMed 2024)

Location: Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

Date: October 15-17, 2024

Join the world’s top medtech executives at this leading medical technology event - MedTech Conference, powered by AdvaMed. In addition to industry leaders, this international conference draws in business development professionals, investors, policy-makers, media members, legal experts, consultants, distributors, and other essential stakeholders. 

The event will bring together more than 3000+ attendees, 100+ sessions, 400+ world-class speakers, 45 countries, and 200+ exhibitors worldwide, offering invaluable networking and next-level technology. A must-attend event for the healthcare industry’s prominent and promising companies. 

To learn more and to register, visit https://themedtechconference.com/

14. Medica 2024 

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Date: November 11-14, 2024

With over 5,300 exhibitors from nearly 70 countries and attracting 83,000 visitors, MEDICA in Düsseldorf stands as one of the largest B2B trade fairs in the global medical industry. The event showcases diverse, innovative products and services spanning medical imaging, laboratory technology, diagnostics, health IT, mobile health, physiotherapy /orthopedic technology, and medical consumables. The objective is to draw in international specialist visitors and have greater appeal for all involved. 

The comprehensive program includes top-notch forums, conferences, and special shows, offering opportunities for engaging presentations and discussions with experts and politicians. Additionally, it highlights product pitches and award ceremonies, making it a dynamic and informative event for all participants.

To learn more and to register, visit https://www.medica-tradefair.com/

Summing Up

2024 looks promising for the medical device industry, marked by a series of important conferences that help as a gateway to innovation, collaboration, and industry insights. From regulatory compliance to technological advancements, these events offer a comprehensive view of the industry, providing professionals with the tools and knowledge needed for success.

We at BioT are dedicated to staying at the forefront, and we are proud to announce that we will be actively participating in most of these events. We eagerly look forward to networking opportunities, knowledge exchange, and collaborative efforts these conferences will bring. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey, which will contribute to the collective success and growth of the industry as a whole. See you at the conferences!

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