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Medtrade Spring preview: Smaller show is Vegas ace


LAS VEGAS – While the basic format for Medtrade Spring 2018 remains the same, the HME exposition at the Mandalay Bay on March 28-29 is counting on its Las Vegas ace-in-the-hole to give attendees their money’s worth.

Medtrade 2017: A shorter, but upbeat and refreshing, show


ATLANTA – The mood at Medtrade 2017 was palpably up, say show organizers.

Fall show unites industry


Medtrade is a day shorter this year than previous shows, but its organizers say the compressed schedule provides a sharper focus for attendees seeking new HME products, educational workshops and, just as importantly, some needed industry unity.

Medtrade offers discount for early registration


ATLANTA – Early registration for Medtrade opens Monday, June 12. This year’s show takes place Oct. 23-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Fall show on ‘track’


ATLANTA – Booth sales for Medtrade, which takes place Oct. 23-26 at the Georgia World Conference Center, are on track, show organizers say.

Medtrade Spring takes on dual role

Products, new and familiar, remain focus

LAS VEGAS – By co-locating with the Environments for Aging Expo & Conference, Medtrade Spring 2017 is essentially doubling its offerings to attendees at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Feb. 27-March 1.

Drive DeVilbiss bows out of Medtrade Spring

Company says it’s rethinking its marketing strategy

LAS VEGAS – Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has had one of the busiest and liveliest booths at Medtrade Springs past, but not this year.

Medtrade strives to help providers with new normal


Since taking over the helm of Medtrade eight years ago, Show Director Kevin Gaffney has become a serious student of the HME industry’s challenges while also assuming the role of professor in creating an educational syllabus that benefits the provider community.

At Medtrade Spring, attendees in search of opportunity


LAS VEGAS – Foot traffic was down slightly and there were fewer exhibitors at Medtrade Spring last week, but the mood was upbeat, say show organizers.

Talking audits over cocktails


If there are any two words that are incompatible in the HME industry, it’s “audit” and “happy.” Except when they are combined for the Audit Happy Hour at Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas.