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Buffalo to Welcome Statewide MedTech Conference a Second Time
Buffalo to Welcome Statewide  MedTech Conference a Second Time

Today, MedTech, the association connecting New York State’s bioscience and medical technology industry through collaboration, education, and advocacy, announced that its annual conference will return to Buffalo, marking the first time a city has hosted the event twice. MedTech also unveiled this year’s conference theme: ‘DisruptNY: Harnessing the Power of Partnership.’

The annual MedTech conference is the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from New York State’s bioscience and medical technology (bio/med) industry, with more than 300 business leaders from international, national, and regional organizations expected to attend the conference between October 30 and 31 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Buffalo. MedTech also held its 2015 conference in Buffalo, which saw nearly 300 attendees.

MedTech 2017 will include two days of top-level networking, keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and exhibitors. The conference’s Tech Showcase will feature the latest prototypes, new product and recent discoveries from New York’s pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical technology sectors. Early bird registration is now open, through September 25.

Attendees will discover firsthand how disruption and innovative partnerships can transform and drive growth in the bio/med industry throughout the conference:

  • Thought-provoking keynote speeches from industry leaders with tracks including Innovation & Technology; Regulatory & Policy and an exclusive Startup track
  • Interactive panel discussions including an exclusive innovation workshop
  • Opportunities for networking and partnerships during the Tech Showcase

Sponsorship opportunities are also open for MedTech 2017, with levels including:

  • Platinum Sponsorship – $8,000
  • Gold Sponsorship – $6,000
  • Track Sponsorship – $3,000
  • Disrupt Sponsorship – $1,000

Additional sponsorship opportunities can be found listed within the MedTech Sponsorship Prospectus.


MedTech connects New York State’s bio science/medical technology (bio/med) industry through collaboration, education and advocacy. We are an active association of pharmaceutical, biotech and medical technology companies, their suppliers and service providers, and research universities. For over 10 years, we have boosted the success and growth of our members. In 2004, founding members Welch Allyn, ConMed, Sensis, and Bristol-Myers Squibb spearheaded the creation of MedTech as a result of observations made in the Metropolitan Development Association of Syracuse and Central New York (MDA) 2004 "Essential New York" plan to transform the Upstate New York region into a knowledge-based economy. Learn more about MedTech by visiting medtech.org.

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