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Going beyond ‘survival’

Medtrade 2019 strives to inspire hope and optimism for the HME industry

While the unspoken theme for Medtrade has been “survival” over the past few years, show organizers want to inspire attendees and exhibitors to think in terms of business success at this year’s gathering, says Kevin Gaffney, vice president and group show director.

Warm climate awaits


LAS VEGAS -- The expectation is for sunny and warm conditions—at least from a weather perspective. But what about the HME industry forecast?

Medtrade Spring 2019: All Future, No Past


LAS VEGAS – If you’re reading this issue of HME News at Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas, welcome to the show. We recognize that you’ve spent time, money and effort to make it to the Nevada desert, and we believe you made the right choice.

Gaffney assumes vice president duties


ATLANTA – Medtrade Group Show Director Kevin Gaffney’s role will expand to include vice president duties. Gaffney has planned and executed more than 35 trade shows in a career spanning 25 years.

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.