10 Major Pharmaceutical Trade Shows in the World

The pharmaceutical/healthcare ranks amongst the most important and rapidly developing sectors in the world. Whether it is any corner of the world, providing best medical facilities is the target of every health care oriented company. Medical services along with Research and Development centers across the globe are engaged in delivering the best health protection to every nation. Every year, a large number of trade shows takes place in the world to empower healthcare industry. These trade shows wish to introduce newest medical equipment and medicinal products to the retailers as well as the consumers.

There are more than a hundred pharmaceutical trade shows taking place every year. However, we enlist here the top ten pharmaceutical trade shows in the world that are the largest platforms in Pharma exhibitions connecting top-notch sellers with the prospective buyers.

1. Medica, Dusseldorf Germany:

The biggest exhibition in the Pharma sector, Medica is the center of attraction for recent pharmaceutical technologies. The targetted product groups in the trade show include Electrical Equipment, Diagnostic, Laboratory Equipment, Physiotherapy, Communication and Information Technology, Medical Services and Publications, Commodities and Consumer Goods. If you are a seeker of latest technologies in the Pharma World, then Medica is your ultimate destination. The trade show witnessed total visits of 130,123 in the year 2015 with 4,977 exhibitors from the various corners of the world.

Medica, Dusseldorf Germany, would be live from November 14 to 17 for 2016

2. Arab Health:

The second largest healthcare trade show in the world, Arab Health has recorded over 101,000 visitors along with 4,100 exhibitors annually, to date. The trade show is called to be the biggest gathering of healthcare professionals in the MENA region on the globe. Also, the exhibition welcomes about 11,600 delegates from about 151 parts of the world and holds 18 world-class conferences with every trade show. Arab Health is going to introduce HoT (hands on training) concept with its next edition delivering the training modules in the main exhibition.

Arab Health will be held on January 30 to February 2, 2017, in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

3. China Medical Equipment Fair:

CMEM is a giant platform in Asia Pacific for exhibiting the wide-ranging array of medical devices. The trade show takes place biannually in a new city with every showcase. The rounding up of stats tells that the trade show gets more than 82,000 visitors belonging to almost 125 diverse locations. An exhaustive variety of medical devices is displayed on more than 5,400 trade show booths every year.

The next CMEF trade show will be taking place at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibiting Centre, from October 29 to November 1, 2016.

4. Natural Products Expo West:

A successful trade show occurring annually, Natural Products Expo West is growing bigger in the area every year with its expansion of visits and exhibitors. The upcoming trade show has already registered about 2,400 exhibitors. The trade show offers business visitors to find out latest launched products for food supplements from Natural and Organic Industry.

Natural Products Expo West is taking place from March 9 to 12, 2017 in Anaheim Convention Center. The trade show will be held in Anaheim, USA.

5. CPhi Worldwide, Spain:

Coming onto the fourth position, CPhi Worldwide is a leading trade show connecting the key suppliers with the important buyers of the Pharma industry. With the upcoming gathering in 2016, the exhibition has already recorded confirmation of almost 2,500 exhibitors in CPhi Worldwide, Spain from more than 150 countries. However, the show registered more than 2,500 exhibitors along with over 36,000 trade show attendees. The trade show is acclaimed to be an established platform with a running tenure of over 26 years.

CPhi Worldwide 2016 is going to  held from October 4 to 6. The location of the exhibition is going to be Fira de Barcelona Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain.

6. IDS Cologne:

The IDS (International Dental Show) takes the sixth position on the list by showing a great visit count, during the last edition, of 139,000 trade visitors from 152 countries of the world. However, the exhibitors took part from 59 different countries with an eventual calculation of 2,199 companies, altogether. The trade show is, however, a leading platform for demonstration of dental technologies that takes place every two years.

IDS 2017 will be held in Koelnmesse GmbH, Cologne from March 21 to 25, 2017.

7. MD&M West:

Medical Design and Manufacturing West trade show enters the top 10 list by registering entries of 2,200 exhibitors along with 22,000 visitors in the year 2016. The international trade show is open for trade visitors to discover most recent technologies of the pharmaceutical sector, such as CAD Design, Sterilization Systems, Packaging Materials and Machinery, and Medical Grade Materials, to name a few.

The trade show will be held in Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, USA. It would be open from February 7 to 9, 2017.

8. Bio International Convention, Philadephia, USA:

The upcoming show in mid-2017 is already 72 percent sold. Apparently, the stats demonstrate the popularity of the trade show centered to Biotechnology. Also, the BIO 2016 showed a record-breaking success adjoining over 15,900 Pharma and biotechnology experts on one huge platform. Over 1,800 exhibitors exhibited in an area of more than 160,000 square feet. The trade show offers an exclusive opportunity to exhibitors to manifest in front of influential decision makers in the world.

The dates for BIO Exhibition 2017 are June 19 to June 22. The show will open in San Diego, CA.

9. FIME:

Federation of International Medical Equipment, happening annually, shown attendance of 52,900 trade show visitors in 2016. The trade show is an important event in medical equipment arena, which concentrates on four crucial sectors of the industry including technology, services, and equipment, products, and supplies. FIME has completed its 26 years in the Pharma industry with a successful return on trade show held in 2016.

FIME is coming up on August 2 to 4, 2017 in Miami Beach Convention Senter, USA.

10. Medtec Europe:

The trade show receives the 10th position on our top ten list as it received 9.5 percent growth in the year 2016. The stats reflects attendance of 6,813 trade show visitors and 620 exhibitors coming from 72 countries across the world altogether. The show recorded more than 3,200 leads generation from all the exhibitors participated. The trade show offers an amazing runway to recognized suppliers of Pharma world to meet and greet the eminent buyers of the industry. is a leader in European exhibitions & Middle East. The service partners offer its exclusive services for the wide-ranging clients of exhibition world. Contact us today to book trade show booth services with our experts.

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