The MedTech Conference Heads to Toronto in 2020

Posted by Lauren Belisle on September 20, 2017

Exciting news from the AdvaMed team! The MedTech Conference will be held in Toronto, Ontario, in 2020 from October 5-7, marking the first time that the conference will be held outside of the U.S.


Thoughts from AdvaMed President and CEO Scott Whitaker: 

“Canada is becoming more and more of a medtech power each year,” said Scott Whitaker, president and CEO, AdvaMed. “The Canadian government’s Innovation Agenda and Ontario’s newly established Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist sent a strong signal that the country is open for business. We look forward to working with our local partners to showcase Toronto’s booming health technology ecosystem at The MedTech Conference in 2020.”


About MedTech In Canada

Canada is home to more than 1,500 medical technology companies, with the largest clusters in Ontario and Quebec. It is the eighth largest medical technology industry in the world, with a valuation of approximately $6.8 billion (US) in 2017. AdvaMed will partner with MEDEC, the national association for the Canadian medical technology industry, to ensure that the conference reflects and highlights the local medtech community.


Throughts from MEDEC President and CEO Brian Lewis: 

“We’re very pleased that the largest medical technology-focused conference in North America has chosen Toronto to be its first host city outside the United States,” said Brian Lewis, President and CEO, MEDEC. “Great things are happening in the Canadian medtech marketplace, and we look forward to working closely with AdvaMed and The MedTech Conference planning team to showcase opportunities for innovators and contributing to this world-class event.”


Learn more about MEDECthe national association created by and for the Canadian medical technology industry.

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Written by Lauren Belisle

Lauren Belisle manages communications for The MedTech Conference.
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