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Abilities Expo returns with in-person events for 2021

June 9, 2021HME News Staff

LOS ANGELES – The Abilities Expo will return to live events this year, kicking off with the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumberg, Ill., June 25-27, 2021. The free events offer an exhibit hall and workshops that explore vital areas of lifestyle support like employment guidance, financial planning, home accessibility, traveling and therapeutic activities. “We offer something for everyone in our content schedules—from workshops on travel or cannabis to events encouraging...

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Medtrade West debuts Expo preview

April 12, 2021HME News Staff

PHOENIX – Medtrade West will feature “Welcome to Phoenix Night” on July 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., giving attendees a chance to preview the Expo floor. Multiple bars will be set up for the event, including one sponsored by AAHomecare. “I envision attendees getting a glass of beer or wine and taking a preliminary lap around the floor,” said York Schwab, associate show director, Medtrade. “The Preview Night is a great time to prioritize,...

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OxyGo hosts oxygen expo

December 17, 2019HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - OxyGo will host its first Oxygen EXPO2 on Jan. 21 at OxyGo Southern in Orlando, Fla., with experts giving sessions on the future of respiratory. “The Oxygen EXPO2 will present the best of what is new and next in the industry,” said Victoria Marquard-Schultz, CEO of OxyGo, a manufacturer of a line of portable oxygen concentrators. The one-day event will include a keynote session by Franck Rahagi, MD, MH, FCCP, director of respiratory care at Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital...

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Register now to save at Medtrade Spring

December 6, 2019HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - The deadline for Medtrade Spring Early Rates is coming up: Dec. 7. The event, March 3-5, will again take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Early Rates are $50 for an Expo Pass and $199 for a conference pass. “Medtrade Spring is a bit earlier in the new year than in the past, and that has several advantages,” said Mark Lind, show director, Medtrade Spring. “There is no conflict with March Madness, spring break or Easter, and attendees get a quicker chance to...

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Southeastern HME holds Expo for complex rehab

June 18, 2019HME News Staff

LUMBERTON, N.C. - Southeastern Home Medical Equipment held its first Education Expo at the Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Rehabilitation on June 7, according to The Robesonian. The event featured education on complex rehab power and manual wheelchairs, custom seating and other mobility related devices, and vendor exhibits. “We held this event to get more awareness in our community about our complex mobility and seating program,” Zachary Stamper, manager, told the newspaper. “This...

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Medtrade Spring: First time exhibitors, Early Rates

February 19, 2019HME News Staff

Medtrade Spring show organizers report about 40 first time exhibitors will be at the expo this year. “Companies are seeing opportunities in the DME industry,” said Kevin Gaffney, vice president and group show director. “They also see value in the exposure that is possible at Medtrade Spring.” First time exhibitors include United Medical Credit, an Irvine, Calif.-based provider of medical loans, and Sleep 8 Inc., a Brentwood, Tenn.-based maker of a CPAP sanitizer. Medtrade...

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Hit TV show recreates Abilities Expo

January 4, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LOS ANGELES - Cure Medical participated in a special Abilities Expo in November. The company, which manufactures intermittent catheters, was among more than a dozen selected to help recreate the expo for an episode of the TV show Speechless, which features JJ, a teenager with cerebral palsy, that will air on Feb. 1. Here's what Lisa Wells, vice president of marketing for Cure Medical, had to say about the show's quest for authenticity and being one of its extras. HME News: Give me a...

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Show organizers, exhibitors offer free passes

March 9, 2018HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - Advance rates for the upcoming Medtrade Spring show are in effect until March 18, show organizers have announced. Advance rates are $100 for an expo pass and $249 for a conference pass. Expo passes are available for free, however, by contacting any Medtrade Spring exhibitor, show organizers say. Medtrade Spring is scheduled for March 27-29 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Register here.

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Wheel:Life gets in the zone

May 27, 2016HME News Staff

CHICAGO - Wheel:Life will act as a facilitator at the new “Abilities Meet Up Zone” at the Chicago Abilities Expo June 24-26. “In the tradition of a town square, the zone will be a dedicated area on the show floor where attendees can engage with their peers, experience the Expo more fully, and enjoy deeper connections as they learn from and share with exhibitors and other experts in the vibrant disability community,” Wheel:Life states in a press release. Lisa Wells, founder...

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August 26, 2010HME News Staff

Mobility Conquest has chosen Louisville, Ky.-based Superior Van & Mobility to be the exclusive dealer for its wheelchair accessible motorcycle in Kentucky (Louisville and Lexington), Indiana (Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend and Evansville) and Tennessee (Knoxville)...Sumner, Wash.-based Kersey Mobility hosted its 8th Ability Expo on July 31. As part of the expo, 20 vendors showcased wheelchair vans, scooters and medical equipment, and offered discount pricing.

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