Next month, Medical Main Street, powered by Oakland County, will be hosting INNO-VENTION 2014, its 3rd conference that showcases the health care and life science industries flourishing here in southeast Michigan and around the world.
The conference, held October 21st – 22nd at the Suburban Showplace Collection in Novi, Michigan, gives attendees the opportunity to meet with and hear from an impressive list of leaders in health care and life sciences as they discuss these important industries and where they are headed.
With INNO-VENTION 2014 almost a month away, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 reasons you should attend – check them out below!
- The conference will feature an expanded Demo Alley area
Undoubtedly one of the premier showcases for innovative products and technologies in the health care and life science sectors. Due to popular demand, the exhibition area has been expanded!
- Oakland County has partnered with the Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) to revamp the supplier matchmaking summit
Procurement teams from leading health organizations have identified high-priority needs and are seeking qualified Michigan suppliers to discuss specific sourcing opportunities pertaining to medical devices, testing, professional medical services, and more. Please Note: participation in the matchmaking summit is by invitation only – apply today!
- Industry Breakout sessions tailored to your experience
Industry breakout sessions are new to the 2014 conference. Attend two of four informative, exciting, and inspirational panel discussions. Session topics include: Intellectual Property, Accountable Care Organizations, Health care and Wellness in the Workplace, and Mobile Technology in Healthcare.
- Meaningful networking opportunities
The list of sponsors and attendees reads like a “Who’s Who” of health care and life sciences. Be sure to take full advantage of the Pre-conference Reception and Early Registration on October 21st and the Networking Breaks throughout the day on October 22nd.
- The Commercialization Competition is back and better than ever
Witness 6 entrepreneurs and inventors pitch their ideas to a panel of venture capitalists and angel investors. At least one start-up has received funding to kickstart their dreams at each of the past conferences!
Sounds like a can’t-miss opportunity, doesn’t it? If you work in life science or health care or want access to important leaders in these industries, this is a must-attend conference.
Stay connected with Medical Main Street on social media – follow @MedicalMainSt on Twitter, and join the conversation by using #INNOVENTION! You can also stay connected with Oakland County’s Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs on Facebook HERE, and on Twitter at @AdvantageOak.