AdvaMed 2016 is the place where innovative medical technology leaders meet for strategic business development, investment, and world-class education. Because networking is a top goal for our attendees, AdvaMed 2016 is pleased to offer MedTech Connect (formerly known as MedTech Partnering) – a conference resource tool and one-on-one meeting solution designed to maximize business development opportunities for MedTech companies and other industry stakeholders.

MedTech Connect enables users to filter and search for other attendees, request meetings and select mutually agreeable meeting times, based on personalized schedules at AdvaMed 2016. MedTech Connect is provided to all full-access attendees as both a desktop portal and mobile app and includes valuable attendee resources.

In addition to MedTech Connect, AdvaMed 2016 offers several unique programs and unparalleled networking for small companies, business development professionals and investors to meet with top decision-makers from across the industry and explore business development opportunities.
Large company acquirers and investors will discover the latest medical technologies during the Innovation Showcase and MedTech Innovator competition while gaining insights into investment drivers and industry trends in the Business Development – Investor Forum and panel sessions.

Innovators and early-stage med-tech companies will learn the critical success factors for raising capital and managing growth in the Accel Leadership Seminar and expand on these fundamentals in the Accel track of educational panel sessions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for MedTech Connect offering significant exposure to all attendees on the conference app and 1-1 meeting platform (in 2015 there were nearly 5,000 meeting requests and over 3,000 messages sent using the MedTech Connect platform).


Adding a session to your agenda


In order to add a new session to your agenda, you will first need to select an agenda from the home screen. After that, you will be able to use the filters in order to search for sessions that you would like to attend. When you have the list of your preferred sessions in front of you, you can add them to your personal agenda with ease. You can even select an option to receive meeting requests even if you are unable to attend a session at that time.


Sending a meeting request


There are a few basic steps you need to know when sending a meeting request with MedTech Connect. First, you will have to click “profiles/book meetings”. After that, you will need to specify who you would like to meet with and click select meeting. You can find people to meet through the search filter. After you go to the profile of the person you would like to meet click request meeting. After that, add any important details (like destination, topics, time, personal messages and so on) and click invite.