|By PR Newswire||
|February 19, 2014 05:37 PM EST||
ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 16% of the medical device industry located in the southeast, SEMDA has become the go-to investment conference for medical device and MDDS companies. As in our previous conferences, SEMDA will recognize the Presenting Company SpotLight Winner at the end of the two-day conference. Selected by the audience and an independent panel of judges, the winner will be awarded a trophy, a dedicated press release from SEMDA, plus registration and the opportunity to present at the 2014 AdvaMed Conference in October in Chicago.
There is no fee to apply, and a charge of only $795 will be applied if selected to present. In addition, presenting companies will be provided a carefully chosen mentoring team of industry experts that includes an Investor, a Legal Professional, a Proven C-Level Entrepreneur, a Commercialization Expert and a Financial Professional. All presenting companies will be promoted on the SEMDA website, in e-blasts and press releases, and in print materials including The Conference Program Book. New this year, SEMDA will host a private, invitation only breakfast so that investors can meet with the presenting companies and have more time to explore investment opportunities. Get your application HERE and apply now. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 10, 2014.
New this year, we will be featuring SEMDA investment case studies during the conference. "The companies that we have met through the SEMDA Conference have been invaluable in building our Brookhaven portfolio," said John Feltman, Chairman and CEO of Brookhaven Medical Inc., "In addition to our recent investment in CreatiVasc Medical, we are in active discussions with several other companies that we met through SEMDA relationships. SEMDA has become an extremely valuable network for both investors and medical device companies in the Southeast."
When not presenting, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from national leaders as we explore our conference theme, THRIVING DURING HEALTHCARE REFORM. Returning again in 2014 is the Reception, Gala Dinner and SpotLight Awards. Throughout the two-day conference, attendees will have access to SEMDA's 1:1 Partnering Program, allowing for the pre-scheduling of meetings with potential customers, partners and investors.
SEMDA is also proud to feature our Regional Universities by hosting our inaugural University Technology Forum. This event will provide a first look at the next generation of medical device and MDDS technologies. There will also be a Poster Session for pre-commercial emerging technologies. The Poster SpotLight Award will be selected this year for the best poster presentation and also presented at the end of the conference.
The Southeastern Medical Device Association's (SEMDA) 8th annual conference will be held May 7-8, 2014 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Convention Center in Atlanta, GA. To register and learn more, please visit our registration page: http://www.semda.net/pages/conference/registration.php. Early bird registration ends April 7, 2014.
The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a non-profit trade association that supports and promotes medical device and MDDS companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides a unique resource and networking opportunity for medical device companies, inventors, physicians, and investors interested in accelerating the growth of the medical device industry in the Southeast. Through quarterly and members-only meetings, as well as its highly regarded annual Conference, SEMDA meets the needs of members of the medical device community. Learn more at www.semda.net.
SOURCE Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA)