Ontario Trade Mission to AdvaMed, Oct. 6-8, Chicago

Dear Company Representative:

Ontario Trade Mission to AdvaMed 2014

This is a “heads up” to advise you that the Trade Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment and the Ministry of Research and Innovation (MEDTE/MRI), is planning to organize an Ontario Trade Mission to AdvaMed 2014.  Application forms to participate on the Mission and further information will follow.  The participation fee will likely fall in the $400 range for one person to attend.  Once again, details are yet to be finalized.

This Mission will be of interest to early stage medical device and diagnostics companies interested in doing business in the United States and who are interested in meeting strategic partners and investors.  Mission participants will have an opportunity to attend a boot camp, have pre-arranged one-on-one meetings with potential partners, attend conference sessions, make company presentations, and attend the International Seminar on October 9th.

The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

AdvaMed is the US trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology.  AdvaMed represents 80 % of the medical technology firms in the US.  It acts as the voice for companies producing medical devices, diagnostic and health information systems.   AdvaMed organizes the premier conference for medical technology professionals, bringing together more than 1,000 companies in a uniquely multifaceted environment for educational opportunities, business development, capital formation, and networking.  Attendees include: medtech company executives, policy makers, investors, and the media.  AdvaMed 2013 attracted 2,072 attendees including 287 international attendees from 31 countries.  For more information on the AdvaMed organization, please visit: www.advamed.org

AdvaMed 2014: the Medtech Conference

The Trade Branch, MEDTE/MRI, has partnered with the AdvaMed organization and the Canadian Consulate General, Chicago, to offer a value-added package to early stage medical device and diagnostic companies.  In addition to the conference programming, there will be a special post-conference session for international participants on October 9th…details to follow.  Information on the conference program and trade show may be found on the AdvaMed website.

If you think you might have an interest in applying to participate in this program, please let me know.  Please contact me with any questions at: (416) 212-1030.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Patricia Cosgrove
Area Director, Health Industries/USA
Trade Branch
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment
Ministry of Research and Innovation
900 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario  M7A 2E1
Tel: (416) 212-1030