As part of our mission to offer attendees great networking opportunities to expand their business connections, this year’s 7th World Medical Tourism Congress (Washington D.C. Sep 20-24) will feature a series of Executive Summits and Industry Forums to provide key stakeholders the platform to work towards common goals, interests and deal as a collaborative group to foster industry growth.
Ministerial Summit (Invitation Only) Sunday, September 21, 2014
Network with Ministers of Health, Tourism and Economic Development, Trade Commissioners and Health Attachés from all over the world. Given the challenges that most countries and global industries are facing with the economic crisis, medical tourism is more important than ever before, creating more economically viable healthcare solutions.
Ministers of Health, Tourism, Economic Development, Trade Commissioners, Consul Generals, Chief Medical Officers and Health Attachés will be able to participate in this exclusive event to discuss common challenges and best industry practices.
European Summit on Medical Tourism : Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The European Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross border healthcare was adopted by the European Parliament in 2011. This clarifies the rights of EU citizens to seek treatment in other EU member states. However, there is much more to this new law. This Summit brings together key industry leaders to discuss important facts and the reality in terms of the possible effect on the medical tourism market.
Wellness Tourism Summit : Sunday-Tuesday, September 21-23, 2014
Wellness tourism, also known as wellness travel is one of the fastest growing trends in medical tourism today, and worth an estimated US$439-billion dollars. From healthy hotels to spas and wellness cruises, more and more people are searching health and well-being options. Modern spas are now shifting toward integrating fitness, complementary and alternative medicines, preventative health, advanced beauty and anti-aging, as well as weight loss and nutrition.
This Summit will bring together the leaders in wellness to provide insights, perspectives and market intelligence as to how the industry is growing globally
Medical Director Summit (Invitation Only) : Sunday, September 21, 2014
This Summit will gather CEO’s and Chief Medical Officers from top hospitals and insurance companies from around the world to collaborate and network regarding the challenges in providing quality healthcare and insurance to local and international patients, and to allow participants to discuss their programs with peers in other countries and develop a successful business strategy.
Academic Organizations, teachers and professors play an important role in mobilizing and enhancing the strengths and resources of the academic global healthcare industry in health professions, education, patient care and research.
Medical Tourism Research Summit Sunday, September 21, 2014
- Attend educational sessions at the Congress
- Submit innovative papers and research projects
- Partner with Medical Tourism Association and the International Healthcare Research Center
- Join the Medical Tourism Association’s commitment to research and education
Global Medical Network Summit : Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The Global Medical Network Director Summit brings together medical network directors for international insurance companies, multinational employers and governments who have assets deployed throughout the world. As the world globalizes, more individuals and expats are deployed throughout the world and more insurance companies provide global insurance policies providing employees global choices of treatment care.
This Summit will bring together senior leaders from across the globe to share their insights, case studies and best practices.
The Medical Tourism Congress is the largest medical tourism event in the industry welcoming more than 2,500 participants from 100 countries. To Register go to: http://www.medicaltourismcongress.com/1st-global-medical-network-director-summit/