MassMEDIC and DeviceTalks Boston Announce Partnership

10/26/17

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WTWH Media, the parent company of MassDevice.com, Medical Design & Outsourcing and DeviceTalks, is proud to announce an agreement to bring one of the medtech industry’s most respected investor’s conference into its DeviceTalks Boston event.

For the next two years, MassMEDIC will host its MedTech Showcase at DeviceTalks Boston in 2018 and 2019, according to the agreement. DeviceTalks, founded in 2011, is an industry-leading conference held annually in three key medical device markets. It originated as an offshoot of MassDevice.com, one of the most widely read and respected publications in the medical device world. DeviceTalks Boston will be held on October 8-10, 2018 at the Boston Westin Waterfront Hotel. Learn more at www.devicetalks.com

MassMEDIC, the industry council representing the interests of the medical device industry in Massachusetts, is a leading voice for this critical industry in the Bay State. The organization boasts more than 350 company members across New England. Massachusetts is one of the top medtech markets in the world and a global leader in medical innovation.

“I’m honored to work with MassMEDIC on helping to preserve and grow the incredible legacy of this event,” said DeviceTalks founder Brian Johnson. “The MedTech Showcase has launched hundreds of life changing technologies into the world and fostered the formation of new and innovative companies. In fact, I conceived the idea for MassDevice.com while attending this conference 10 years ago. I think it’s the jewel of investor’s conferences in the region. We look forward to giving it the attention it deserves.”

“This partnership is great news for the medtech community,” said Tom Sommer, President of MassMEDIC. “The MassMEDIC/DeviceTalks collaboration will attract leading medtech investors, manufacturers, and suppliers from around the world and provide additional exposure for top-flight medtech start-ups from this region,” he continued.

An official announcement of the deal will be made at this year’s MedTech Showcase on October 27th at the Westin Waltham hotel. For more information, visit www.massmedic.com.

About DeviceTalks

DeviceTalks is the premier industry event for the medtech community fostering the exchange of ideas, insight and technology among the pioneers of the medical technology industry and the engineering behind it. The program takes place annually in the Twin Cities, Boston, and Orange County and features world-class keynote and plenary panels; technology sessions; an expo floor comprised of leading medtech companies and networking lunches, dinners, and receptions with the best of the best in the industry. DeviceTalks is hosted by MassDevice.com, the online journal of record for the medical device industry, which provides hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry. More information at devicetalks.com.

About MassMEDIC

The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) is an organization of medical device manufacturers, suppliers and associated non-profit groups in Massachusetts and the surrounding region. Founded in 1996 by medical device company executives to establish a unified voice for the Bay State’s vibrant medical technology sector, MassMEDIC has grown to become the largest regional medical device association in the United States, with over 350 members representing manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions and academic health centers. Over the past 15 years, the efforts of MassMEDIC and its members have driven MedTech industry success and growth in the region, establishing Massachusetts as the nation’s second largest medical technology community. More information at massmedic.com.

About WTWH Media, LLC

WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, robotics, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. More information at marketing.wtwhmedia.com.

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