May 8, 2024

Medtrade Providers’ Choice Gold Award Winner — A Closer Look

DALLAS – Medtrade attendees at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas cast votes earlier this year for their favorite products in the New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Media. A close vote on the final day earned the gold for a new product called the Jover Walker Cover from Pennsylvania-based Jover.    Read More >>

April 5, 2024

Heard At Medtrade – Exhibitors And Attendees Express Their Opinions (Quotes!)

DALLAS – As reported last week, Medtrade experienced a significant attendance jump. “This year’s Medtrade attracted more than 2,300 qualified attendees, and that number does not include exhibitors,” said Kerry Tyler, associate show director, Medtrade. “That’s an increase of almost 25% over last year.” Attendees and exhibitors freely expressed their opinions to show organizers. The following is a sampling of comments from a wide variety of manufacturers and HME providers.

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March 28, 2024

Double Digit Attendance Jump At Medtrade 2024

DALLAS – Attendance numbers are in for Medtrade 2024 and Medtrade organizers are reporting a significant jump. “This year’s Medtrade attracted more than 2,300 qualified attendees,” said Kerry Tyler, associate show director, Medtrade. “That’s an increase of almost 25% over last year.”

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March 28, 2024

New Product Pavilion Awards At Medtrade 2024

DALLAS – Medtrade attendees at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas cast votes for their favorite products in the New Product Pavilion, sponsored by HomeCare Media. A close vote on the final day of the show yielded three deserving winners. 

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February 29, 2024

New Medtrade Compression Session – Where, When, Why

DALLAS – The United States Medical Compression Alliance (USMCA) is working with Medtrade to offer additional information about the Lymphedema Treatment Act and what it means for the HME industry. USMCA represents the five main compression manufacturers: medi USA; Essity (parent company of the Jobst brand); Juzo; Lohmann & Rauscher; and Sigvaris.

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January 30, 2024

Technology Stage On Medtrade Show Floor Offers 30-Minute Tech Presentations

DALLAS – Medtrade attendees looking for technology solutions now have a new option on the Expo Floor. The Technology Stage (back right of the show floor) will feature 30-minute interactive presentations to provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of various tech solutions. Tech-related exhibitors will provide live, half-hour presentations designed to inform and educate. 

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January 29, 2024

First-Time Exhibitor Bringing Mobile Medical Units

LAS VEGAS – Vanna Medical Vans of West Fargo, N.D. recently joined a growing list of first-time exhibitors aiming to test the HME waters at Medtrade. With a booth large enough to show off its mobile medical unit (MMU) van, Ben Gleason, co-founder and CEO will be at Medtrade to discuss possibilities with HME providers.

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December 20, 2023

SmartSaver Registration Rates For Medtrade 2024 Are In Effect

DALLAS – Ultra low SmartSaver registration rates for Medtrade 2024 are now in effect. SmartSaver Rates are in effect through Monday, Jan. 22, 2024. 
With SmartSaver Rates:
• an Expo pass is $30 (available through 1/22/24); and
• a Conference pass is $125 (available through 1/22/24).

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November 28, 2023

Insider Registration Rates For Medtrade 2024 Open On Monday, Dec. 4

DALLAS – Ultra low registration rates for Medtrade 2024 just got a little lower. The new category is called Insider and it’s an even better deal than coveted SmartSaver rates. “A Conference pass provides access to all educational sessions, the Expo floor, and the Consultant Cocktail Hour,” says Kerry Tyler, associate show director, Medtrade.    Read More >>

November 21, 2023

New Mobility Scooter Company Signs On For Medtrade 2024

DALLAS – A new mobility scooter company will debut its wares at Medtrade 2024. The Great Circle Machinery Corp has experience manufacturing items with wheels, such as garden tillers, but the Ontario, Calif.-based company is a newcomer in the rehab/mobility category.    Read More >>

October 18, 2023

Exhibitor Signups – Blue Chip Medical And More

DALLAS – Renewals, win-backs, and new signups for Medtrade continue to pile up. With the show set for March 26-28, 2024 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, several new companies (domestic and international) have agreed to exhibit.    Read More >>

August 30, 2023

Medtrade 2024 – New CRT Educational Track – Call For Speakers Deadline Is Sept. 1

DALLAS – Medtrade is introducing a new complex rehab technology (CRT) track for next year’s Medtrade. In light of the new track, organizers are extending the Call For Speakers deadline through Sept. 1. Alexis Ward, senior director of Payer Relations at the American Association For Homecare will be overseeing the new track.    Read More >>

August 24, 2023

Medtrade 2024 – New HME Software Company Signs On To Exhibit

DALLAS – Nymbl Systems recently signed on for Medtrade, scheduled for March 26-28, 2024 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. According to Chad Feinberg, chief revenue officer, the first-time exhibitors out of Dublin, Ohio offer a full-suite of business management software that takes care of patient intake, scheduling, billing, reporting, purchasing, and inventory management.   Read More >>

July 13, 2023

Medtrade 2024 – Call For Speakers

DALLAS – Medtrade 2024 is scheduled for March 26-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, but the selection process for speakers has already begun. In collaboration with the show’s Educational Advisory Board (EAB), Medtrade organizers have developd a new format for educational programs covering a wide range of topics.    Read More >>

July 7, 2023

Medtrade Exhibitor CAIRE Expands Customer Service Support Network

BALL GROUND, GA — Medtrade exhibitor CAIRE is expanding its Authorized Service Center network with the addition of Quality Biomedical, a nationwide provider of fleet management services and respiratory equipment maintenance.    Read More >>

May 17, 2023

Kerry Tyler Brings Experience, Enthusiasm To New Medtrade Role

DALLAS – Emerald X officials recently named Kerry Tyler as new associate show director for Medtrade, the nation’s largest HME-focused trade show. Tyler launched her tradeshow career with Emerald X a decade ago.   Read more >>

April 5, 2023

Heard At Medtrade 2023 In Dallas

DALLAS – The first Medtrade to ever take place in Dallas concluded last week with solid reviews and a lot of happy exhibitors and attendees. If you couldn’t make it to the show, check out the reactions to get an idea of what you missed.  Read more >>

March 31, 2023

Medtrade 2023 – New Product Pavilion Awards

DALLAS – The New Product Pavilion, sponsored by HomeCare Magazine, came down to an extremely close vote on day three of Medtrade 2023. Attendees in Dallas ultimately tapped the following three companies with the coveted NPP Awards.  Read more >>

March 30, 2023

AAHomecare Update At Medtrade: Comp Bidding, E-Prescribing, Value-Based Models

DALLAS – American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) officers convened on day two of Medtrade in Dallas for the latest AAHomecare Update, answering written questions submitted via social media and fielding queries from attendees.   Read more >>

February 28, 2023

Workshops At Medtrade: Limited Space Still Available

DALLAS – The Board of Certification (BOC) is back again for its Introduction to the Certified Durable Medical Equipment Specialist (CDME)…Team@Work Sales Bootcamp (free to attend) is led by Ty Bello…The Retail Fundamentals Workshop (no fee to attend) is led by Rob Baumhover, COO of Independent Medical Equipment.   Read more >>

February 17, 2023

Mobility-Related CEUs Available At Medtrade 2023

DALLAS – Space is still available for three mobility-related courses at Medtrade, scheduled for March 28-30, 2023 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Taught by Alex Chesney, OTR, ATP/SMS, clinical sales manager at Quantum Rehab, each class offers continuing eduation units (CEUs) for three specific educational topics.  Read more >>

January 10, 2023

Medtrade 2023 – Exhibitor Sign-Ups Showing Positive Trend

DALLAS – With the final Medtrade East wrapping up in October 2022, a new era for the nation’s largest HME-focused trade show is set to begin. “We had to move the New Product Pavilion to the entry hall due to booth demand,” says York Schwab, show director, Medtrade. “Attendance is tracking exceptionally well, although it is still early.”  Read more >>

December 1, 2022

Medtrade 2023 – SmartSaver Registration Rates

DALLAS – The absolute lowest registration rates for Medtrade 2023 are scheduled to go into effect on Monday, Dec. 5. With SmartSaver rates, HME providers can pick up an Expo Pass for just $30 and a Conference Pass for only $125.   Read more >>

November 18, 2022

Medtrade 2023 – New Logo And New Unified Show

ATLANTA – With the final Medtrade East wrapping up last month, a new era for the nation’s largest HME-focused trade show is set to begin. With the first newly unified show scheduled for March 28-30, 2023 in Dallas, show organizers also unveiled a sharp and clean blue/grey logo to set a new tone and a fresh look.   Read more >>

November 3, 2022

Medtrade East 2022 – Larger Footprint, More Attendees

ATLANTA – Medtrade East wrapped last week and attendees who made the trip covered a bit more ground than last year’s show. “Net square feet sold at Medtrade East 2022 was up 27% over 2021,” confirmed York Schwab, show director. Optimism was high with almost 90% of this year’s exhibitors already choosing to commit to next year’s Medtrade.  Read more >>

October 27, 2022

Medtrade East 2022 New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards

ATLANTA – Medtrade East wrapped up earlier this week with attendees placing their votes on their favorite entrants in the New Product Pavilion. In a close vote, The New Product Pavilion Providers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by HomeCare Media, yielded the following winners.   Read more >>

September 26, 2022

Medtrade East: Limited Space Available For Workshops

ATLANTA – Medtrade East is less than a month away and attendees looking to maximize their trip to Atlanta may wish to participate in one of five in-depth workshops. All workshop topics touch on vital issues with a multi-hour approach from top experts.   Read more >>

September 9, 2022

Medtrade 2023: Call For Presentations

DALLAS – The much-anticipated Medtrade 2023 is on the calendar for March 28-30 in Dallas, Tex. In collaboration with the Educational Advisory Board (EAB), the official Call For Speakers is in effect—complete with a new format for educational programs covering a wide range of topics.  Read more >>

 June 20, 2022

Medtrade Will Unite East And West In The Lone Star State

ATLANTA – After Emerald officials decided to consolidate the Medtrade East and Medtrade West shows into one annual event, the question became; When and where? “The suspense is over and the contract has been signed,” says York Schwab, show director. “Medtrade will head to Dallas and take place March 28-30, 2023.” Read more >>