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The Top 10 Trade Shows For the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Industry

The pharmaceutical/healthcare industry is one of the most important and rapidly developing sectors in the world and Glass Shed are proud to have designed exhibition stands for a number of clients in this field! Providing the best medical facilities is the target of every healthcare company and over 100 trade shows are held each year across the globe to empower the healthcare industry. These trade shows introduce the newest medical equipment and medicinal products to the retailers, as well as to the consumers. Here are the TOP 10…


The biggest exhibition in the Pharma sector, Medica is the centre of attraction for recent pharmaceutical technologies. The targeted 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 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 exhibition welcomes about 11,600 delegates from over 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.


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.


A successful trade show occurring annually, Natural Products Expo West is growing bigger every year with its expansion of visits and exhibitors. The trade show enables visitors to find out latest launched products for food supplements from the Natural and Organic Industry.


CPhI Worldwide, together with co-located events ICSE, InnoPack, P-MEC and FDF, hosts more than 45,000 visiting pharma professionals over three days. 2,500+ exhibitors from 153 countries gather at the event to network and take advantage of more than 150 free industry seminars. Every sector of the pharmaceutical market is represented under one roof, this year in Madrid. The exhibition showcases cover the whole spectrum of pharmaceutical manufacturing and ingredients sourcing, offering products and services that cover the entire supply chain.

6 IDS Cologne: 12 – 16 MARCH 2019

The International Dental Show (IDS) opens its doors in Cologne from 12 to 16 March 2019. In 2017 2,305 exhibitors from 59 countries showed the latest products, developments and trends of the dental industry and more than 155,000 international trade visitors attended IDS. A visit to IDS is a must for dental professionals, dental laboratories, as well as representatives of the dental specialised trade and the dental industry.

7 MD&M West: 5-7 FEBRUARY 2019

MD&M West connects you with thousands of advanced design and manufacturing professionals for three days of industry immersion. Source from the world's largest collection of medtech suppliers. Connect with over 20,000 engineers and executives who are ready to forge business partnerships. Learn from industry luminaries presenting their insights. This is your chance to find answers to your current medtech challenges — from prototyping to full-scale manufacturing — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry.

8 Bio International Convention, Philadephia, USA: 3-6 JUNE 2019

The world's largest biotechnology gathering, the BIO Exhibition allows exhibitors to reach high-level executives and influential decision makers who come to BIO to discover new players in the industry, form partnerships and evaluate emerging technologies. The trade show offers an exclusive opportunity to exhibitors to manifest in front of influential decision makers in the world.

9 FIME: 17-19 JULY 2018

The Florida International Medical Expo (FIME) is now in its 28th year and is the largest medical trade fair across the Americas. The exhibition will welcome over 21,723 medical and healthcare trade professionals from North, Central and South America, as well as from across the globe, to do business with 1,202 national and international companies showcasing new and refurbished medical and hospital equipment, technology, products and supplies.

10 Medtec Europe: 17-17 APRIL 2018 STUTTGART GERMANY

Medtec Europe is the preeminent medical technology platform showcasing the key trends and insights across the entire supply chain of the medical technology industry. It also serves as a prime location for business opportunities and start-up companies looking to present their innovations to investors. The event brings together companies in the medical device supply chain to share ideas, meet partners, and discover, experience and source products & services from all stages of production in order to create the next generation of medical devices.

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