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Guide to U.S. Healthcare Trade Shows in 2020

With Americans spending over $3.65 trillion on healthcare in 2018, the industry continues to outpace general market growth.  Along with greater demand, fueled by an increase in chronic diseases and aging baby boomers, investments in innovative medical and pharmaceutical technologies have soared in an effort to offer robust solutions for quality healthcare.

To inform the medial profession of these new care options, hundreds of healthcare trade shows and conventions are held in the United States each year. Thousands of companies, displaying unique trade show booth designs, present their latest products to visitors ranging from doctors and medical professors, to medical students and well-known industry influencers. If you’re in the healthcare industry, this helpful guide lists some of the biggest healthcare trade shows – divided by major medical fields – that highlight the industry’s latest achievements.


LMT Lab Day Chicago

Chicago, Feb 20-22, 2020

The LMT Lab Day Chicago attracts international attendees and is one of the largest gatherings for the dental community in North America. Visitors are exposed to a plethora of dentistry innovations, including the newest lab technology from around 200 exhibitors at the convention.

This two-day seminar attracts more than 3,000 attendees annually, offering unique opportunities to lab owners, dental equipment distributors and technicians to interact with each other and learn from other professionals in the field.

California Dental Association Expo

Anaheim, May 14-16, 2020

The California Dental Association Expo invites a range of reputable delegates and speakers from across the globe. In addition, the expo showcases the state of the modern dental industry, displaying a wide range of dental equipment, accessories and instruments.  It is a great opportunity to witness dental innovations, and learn about the latest techniques and technological insights from industry experts.

With more than 500 exhibitors and nearly 50,000 visitors, the Expo promises to provide extensive space to a multitude of dentistry professionals for discussions and networking.


AORN 2020- Association of Peri-Operative Registered Nurses Global Surgical Conference and Expo

Anaheim, March 28 – April 1, 2020

The Association of Peri-Operative Registered Nurses Global Surgical Conference and Expo (AORN) is an annual event that invites nurses, medical professionals and specialists to come together and exchange insights and ideas related to their industry over the course of five days. Every year, the AORN conference accommodates nearly 500 exhibitors and 3,800 representatives, and provides individuals the opportunity to connect with world-renowned researchers and attend educational seminars on a range of topics.

Additionally, AORN allows exhibitors and visitors to interact with the international nursing and medical community to discuss solutions and formulate procedures that align with AORN Guidelines. It is indeed a unique opportunity for the professional nursing and surgical community to adjust to the demands of the changing medical world.

NTI 2020 – Nurses National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI)

Indianapolis, May 3-7, 2020

Every year at NTI 2020, hundreds of educational sessions promoting personalized learning and evidence-based practice sessions attract more than 10,000 visitors. Organized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), NTI hosts over 400 exhibitors, exposing attendees to new technological innovations, as well as the opportunity to become more familiar with existing products and services.

Guests are given a take-home toolkit, called the NTI ActionPak,  which makes it easier to share the NTI educational content with colleagues and classmates. Accommodations for the event are overseen by the official NTI Housing Bureau Convention in Indianapolis, a provider with top-notch services including free Wi-Fi, shuttle service and housing units with close-proximity to the convention center, making it easy for attendees to spend more time in the exhibit hall. If you’re looking for a trade show in the nursing industry that will reach a large crowd, make sure to add this show to your program for 2020.

Healthcare IT

HIMSS 2020 – Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Conference & Exhibition

Orlando, March 9 – 13, 2020

HIMSS’s mission is to “reform the global health ecosystem by leveraging the power of information and technology.” The HIMSS Global Conference and Exhibition brings together a community of technology professionals, executives, vendors and clinicians from all over the world.

Offering cutting-edge research into health innovation, public policy and analytics, speakers share best practices in more than 300 educational sessions, and exhibits from some 1,300 vendors. With world-class speakers and innovative thought-leadership, HIMSS 2020 is an industry-leading conference necessary to attend.

Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

Boston, April 21 -23, 2020

Expected to host over 500 exhibitors, the Bio-IT World Conference showcases the latest industry products and adds to conference participants’ expertise. Offering extensive technical presentations, educational opportunities encompassing 14 different workshops, and three award programs judged by pharmaceutical experts, Bio-IT World Conference & Expo is going to be an exciting event you need to attend.

These trade shows are a mere sample of many face-to-face marketing opportunities in the healthcare industry.  Exhibiting at these events are an excellent way to catch up with the latest in healthcare products, lab equipment and technological innovation. Visitors and exhibitors also get a chance to network with key stakeholders in the world of healthcare including researchers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.

Are you ready to stand out from the crowd at a healthcare trade show? Contact Exhibitus today to get inspired and create your custom trade show booth.