Dubai: Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Academic Health Corporation, has inaugurated the four-day Medlab Middle East Exhibition and Congress 2023.
The 22nd edition of Medlab Middle East, held under the theme “Paving the way to pioneering laboratory knowledge,” is the MENA region’s largest medical laboratory expo, showcasing cutting-edge technology. More than 20,000 participants are expected to attend the four-day event from February 6 to 9 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
This year’s Medlab Middle East has witnessed a 100% increase in exhibitors from 40 countries, totaling over 700. These exhibitors will showcase the latest and most innovative technologies in the laboratory industry.
The event will feature more than 130 regional and international speakers from 12 Continuous Medical Education (CME) conferences, delivering keynote speeches, scientific lectures, and industry briefings.
Sheikh Mansoor stressed the significance of hosting Medlab Middle East as Dubai aims to establish one of the world’s premier healthcare sectors, in line with the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Medlab Middle East Congress is the largest CME-accredited multi-track medical laboratory congress internationally, offering insights and solutions to promote laboratory capabilities. Furthermore, the congress features eight core lab conference tracks, along with four new additions covering Point of Care Testing (POCT), Tech Advances and Clinical Impact, New Trends in Laboratory Medicine, Quality Management in the Lab, and Sustainability in the Lab.
Mr. Tom Coleman, Exhibition Director for Informa Markets, commented on the opening of Medlab Middle East, stating that “over the next four days, top players in the laboratory industry will converge in the UAE to network and conduct business while exploring the latest technological advancements in the sector. The Medlab brand is well established and recognised globally as a market leader in the industry.”
“Our goal has always been to lead the laboratory industry. With Medlab’s growth in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, we are realising this vision. We have created a platform for in-depth discussions, peer-to-peer networking, and learning, allowing attendees to gain knowledge as well as insights from expert analysis,” Mr. Coleman added.