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The 2nd edition of Medic East Africa will take place from 23-25 September 2014 at its new, more spacious location at the Visa Oshwal Convention Center, Nairobi, Kenya. Exclusively supported by Kenya Medical Association, Kenya Association of Physicians and East African Healthcare Federation. With the exhibition completely sold out, the event will showcase 250 exhibitors from 25 countries, 7 country pavilions and an estimated of 3,500 attendees. The event provides the ideal platform to meet and discuss with hundreds of key decision-makers who are looking to establish new business partnerships and demonstrate their products from the healthcare industry.


  • 1. EAST AFRICAS LARGEST DEDICATED HEALTHCARE EVENT Medic East Africa is a very special event and the government will continue to facilitate the business of the exhibiting companies. James Wainaina Macharia, Honorable Cabinet Secretary for Health, Kenya POST SHOW REPORT 2013 80% of the exhibition is already sold out for 2014
  • 2. Platinum and Founding Sponsor Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Kenya Healthcare Federation Ministry of Health Kenya EAST AFRICA HEALTHCARE FEDERATION Supported By EXPRESS COMMUNICATIONS LTD Media Partners We would like to thank all our 2013 sponsors for their continuous support Ofcial Travle Partner Ofcial Journal If you are interested in sponsoring Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa Exhibi on & Congress 2014, please call +971 4 4072733 or email: 1
  • 3. Dear healthcare professional, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, delegates, and visitors for making the launch edition of Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa Exhibition & Congress such a successful event. Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa accommodated more than 180 international and local exhibiting companies from more than 32 countries and 5 country pavilions showcasing the very latest medical breakthroughs and technological developments in healthcare. Medic East Africa also witnessed the formation of new ground breaking partnerships and collaborations within the East Africa healthcare and medical laboratory sector. Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa 2014 takes place from 23-25 September 2014 and will move to the Visa Oshwal Center, Nairobi, Kenya with a total of 5,000 SQM of exhibition space. We are already working on some great ideas to make sure the event continues to grow and we will also be adding to the conference portfolio for 2014. If you are interested in participating at Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa 2014, please contact me on or +971 4 4072733. Kind Regards Jeano Pangan Exhibition Sales Manager Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions SHOW SUMMARY SHOW OVERVIEW 2013 An integral part of the Medic East Africa Exhibition & Congress; 35% of exhibition space was taken up by MEDLAB East Africa, the largest medical laboratory and technology event in East Africa. Exhibitionoorspace:1,200sqm Numberofexhibitors:63 2dayMedicalLaboratory Conference Exhibition oor space: 3,000 sqm Number of exhibitors: 180 International pavilions: 5 Exhibiting countries: 32 Total number of participants: 1,983 Number of exhibitor attendees: 337 Number of visitors: 1498 Number of delegates: 148 Organised by 2
  • 4. EXHIBITOR SUMMARY Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa Exhibition & Congress provided the perfect platform for the global healthcare and medical laboratory industry to showcase a wide range of products and innovations to the ever-growing East African healthcare market. With 180 exhibitors from more than 32 countries including 40 exhibitors from Kenya, the exhibition was completely sold out. Due to the record level of demand for exhibition space and with more than 80% of exhibitors from this year's event booking for 2014, we are pleased to announce a new venue for the exhibition which will allow a total of 400 exhibitors. REASONS FOR EXHIBITING Seek contacts for future business Meet existing clients or partners Raise prole of company/organization Look for a local agent Test the East African market Seek immediate business Support local existing agent of exhibitors met their overall objectives of exhibitors rated the number and quality of visitors as good of exhibitors plan to exhibit next year SURVEY RESULTS Medic East Africa has been very successful for us and we also used it as a platform to launch our new exclusive distributor in Kenya. Guy Evered-Hall, Regional Manager MENA, Huntleigh, UK The important people for us are nurses, doctors and managers from hospitals and it was possible to meet them at Medic East Africa 2013. Jiri Plecity, Regional Sales Manager MENA, Linet, Czech Republic EXHIBITORS BY REGION Americas - 8% Africa - 33% Europe - 32% Asia - 21% Middle East - 6% 77% 45% 42% 38% 27% 23% 19% 97% 83% 80% 3
  • 5. VISITOR SUMMARY of visitors conrmed they will attend Medic East Africa 2014 of visitors established new contacts of visitors arranged to do business with a new or existing supplier SURVEY RESULTS Medic East Africa and MEDLAB East Africa Exhibition & Congress took place in November 2013 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya and provided the ultimate business platform for 1,983 healthcare and medical laboratory professionals to network, gain new industry knowledge and meet 180 of the leading international companies from 32 countries. REASONS FOR VISITING Keep up to date with new products/trends Establish new business contacts Source a new supplier Find/buy a specic product or service Attend the conferences Network with industry colleagues Look for a new job 75% 40% 31% 25% 24% 16% 7% VISTORS BY REGION ROW - 1% Africa - 1% Europe - 1% East Africa - 96% Medic East Africa exhibition was impressive in showcasing the latest advancement of technology in healthcare and many visitors found exactly what they needed for their health facility. I encourage physicians to nd their way to Medic East Africa next year. Viola R. Mukasa, Board Member, United Way Uganda, Uganda 99% 97% 94% 4
  • 6. CONFERENCE & SEMINAR SUMMARY Medic East Africa 2013 featured 4 CPD accredited conferences which were supported by the Kenya Medical Association (KMA), Kenya Association of Physicians (KPA), Association of Kenya Medical Laboratory Scientic Ofcers (AKMLSO), Kenya Association of Radiologists and African Society Radiology. 9 seminars sponsored by Siemens, Philips, Huntleigh, Elekta, Linet, Pharma Access Foundation, Kenya Pharmaceutical Distributors Association and Crystal Tomato ran alongside the conferences. CONFERENCES Healthcare Management Conference Healthcare Finance Conference Total Radiology Conference Medical Laboratory Conference Medic East Africa brought together an impressive array of suppliers and speakers to the region; it was a conference and exhibition well worth attending. Dr Ian Clarke, Chairman and CEO, International Medical Group, Uganda FREE-TO-ATTEND SEMINARS PET/CT for the East African market Huntleigh Diagnostics Elekta, your Radiation Oncology partner in Africa Linet Focus On Emerging Markets PharmAccess Group; who we are and what we do How Siemens unites clinical and workow excellence Reducing injected activity and X-ray dose during PET/CT examination Clinical benets of Astonish TF and iDose4 Interventional Radiology The Crystal Tomato Skin Supplement The pharmaceutical business landscape in Kenya and winthin the East African community 5
  • 7. It was my rst time attending Medic East Africa and I was immensely impressed by the wide range of companies, both local and international, who were participating. The event offered great networking opportunities. Gordon Otieno Odundo, Chief Executive, Gertrude's Children's Hospital, Kenya TESTIMONIALS Medic East Africa exhibition was well organised and the topics for the conference were of the highest relevance with experienced speakers. Dr Samwel Ogillo, Chief Executive Ofcer, Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania, Tanzania Medic East Africa has been a very successful exhibition for us and we had the opportunity to meet a good mix of end-users, health professionals, distributors and importers. Nicolas Paladin, Export Area Manager, Spemgler SAS, France 6 Medic East Africa 2013 was a testing ground for us and, as I see there is big potential, we will be expanding with a bigger presence next year. Amin Abi Fares, Sales Director GCC, Levant & Africa, Hill-Rom, UAE
  • 8. Nairobi, Kenya The Life Sciences division is part of Informa Exhibitions and runs the healthcare portfolio of products including exhibitions, magazines, conferences and event management. The division prides itself on offering a range of marketing solutions for companies involved with the healthcare sector, particularly in the Middle East, Africa and Asia region. The Life Sciences Division consists of 20 exhibitions yearly covering the European, African, Middle Eastern and Asian markets. Over the course of the year, our events attract over 5,000 exhibitors, 100,000 visitors and 14,000 delegates. In addition the Division also publish 4 international healthcare magazines, the agship one being the Arab Health Magazine, and also offer dothealth, an on-line healthcare portal showcasing over 40,000 healthcare companies. Informas Life Sciences Division helps all those involved in the healthcare sector to reach their global audiences through a trusted partner. For further information about Life Sciences or any of our events please visit www.Life