Returning to the trade fair circuit after a four-year pandemic induced hiatus, the 10th edition of Medical Fair Thailand will take place in-person from 13-15 September 2023, at BITEC, Bangkok, followed by a week-long digital extension where participants can further connect and engage online. The three-day exhibition comes against the backdrop of the growing medical and healthcare industry in Thailand, which is projected to see revenue reach US$460 million by the end of this year, and an annual growth rate of more than 7% through to 2027 resulting in a projected market volume of US$604 million. While on the medical tourism front, the sector is projected to hit US$24 billion by 2027 as it rides the overall rise of the tourism industry.
The show boasts a global showcase of over 8,000 medical and healthcare innovations and solutions. Highlights this year include three special areas: Community Care Pavilion, Start-Up Park and the Medical Manufacturing Pavilion, a first-time event.
Affirming Thailand’s growing prominence as a regional medical and healthcare hub, as well as being the largest exporter of medical devices in ASEAN, organiser Messe Düsseldorf Asia says the show reached its floor capacity three months ahead of the September opening.
The trade fair is poised to welcome 800 exhibitors from 30 countries, including 22 national and country groups, as well as welcoming first time national pavilions represented by Latvia, Poland, and Portugal. Additionally, countries like Canada and Turkiye, absent from the previous edition, are making a comeback with their respective country pavilions.
The event will showcase of 21 product categories ranging from equipment and supplies to consumables and medical devices and technology for hospitals, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, IT, to healthcare general services.
This year, the organiser expects 12,000 trade visitors with over 40% coming from outside Thailand, representing distributors, healthcare providers, medical practitioners, and medical device manufacturers among many others.
Concurrent events include:
45th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2023 ASIA | 13 September
Jointly organised by Wearable Technologies AG and Messe Dusseldorf Asia, the conference explores the vast potential of wearable technologies in transforming healthcare. Bringing together the WT ecosystem, the conference is dedicated to exploring the world of emerging technologies, the latest advancements in the wearable tech industry, and in-depth discussions in key topics in healthcare, sports, and industry.
Other concurrently held events include a series of seminars and forums: an invitation-only event – the Hospital CIO Forum for C-suite decision makers and leading information officers, and the IVAM Forum: High-Tech for Medical Devices, which is free-to-attend for all attendees. Leading up to the trade fair as part of pre-marketing activities, includes a curated series of weekly webinars presented by exhibitors, industry partners and professionals in the medical technology and healthcare sectors. The series opens with the Singapore Showcase followed by France, Japan, Poland, and other exhibiting companies. The Exhibitor Technical Presentation Webinars runs from 5 July to 30 August 2023.
Medical Fair Thailand 2023 is supported by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, and the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB).
Pre-register your visit today at www.medicalfair-thailand.com