DUBAI, 27th January, 2019 (WAM) — Healthcare and trade professionals from more than 160 countries will descend upon Dubai on Monday, January 28th, for the opening of Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, the largest gathering of healthcare companies, technology, products and services in the Middle East.
Following the success the 2018 edition, in which more than US$778 million worth of business was generated by exhibitors, it is expected that over 84,500 healthcare and trade professionals, and 4,150 exhibiting companies from 66 countries, will attend the Dubai World Trade Centre from 28 – 31 January 2019.
“For 44 years, Arab Health has brought the latest innovations in healthcare. From state-of-the-art imaging equipment to the most cost-effective disposables, and to developments in surgery and advances in prosthetics, Arab Health is an essential part of the yearly healthcare trade show calendar,” said Ross Williams, Exhibition Director, Arab Health.
“The show is an opportunity for purchasers to get ahead of the upcoming year’s product needs and to secure the best deals, while dealers and distributors come to Arab Health looking to expand their product portfolios or supply the next ‘big product’ to their country,” he said.
With over 39 confirmed country pavilions, Arab Health provides an important platform for the Middle East’s healthcare industry to build relationships with international stakeholders and assists in the exploration of new business opportunities in the global healthcare field.
More than one hundred new exhibitors are set to make their debut this year, including Health Insights, the Polish Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Technogym, Mediform, the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy, MirambeauAppCare, Khushi Baby and Royal Health Group, among others.
As well as the Innovation Showcase – a dedicated showcase area in the Innovation Hub for start-ups, SMEs, and innovators to demonstrate their “future-shaping” new products – the Innov8 Talks will provide a platform for start-ups and entrepreneurs to present their healthcare innovations to a panel of industry experts and potential investors. Visitors are invited to attend these sessions to see who will deliver the best presentation of the day, and to learn more about the latest products changing the healthcare industry.
The panel of judges for the Innov8 Talks include representatives from the Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Future Foundation, UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, and Dubai Science Park.
Arab Health is organised by Informa Exhibitions – Healthcare and is officially supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, Department of Health Abu Dhabi, Dubai Health Authority, and Dubai Healthcare City Authority.