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MD&M Opens Doors for Networking in Medical Design Field

SWFLEDA_MDM BoothOn November 18-19, 2015, Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance (SWFLEDA) joined over 300 suppliers and innovators at the MD&M Florida 2015 Expo and Conference. Held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, the two-day event included interactive demonstrations, entertainment and inspirational keynote speakers in the medical design and manufacturing industry. This trade show was co-located with six other shows: SouthPack, Design & Manufacturing, ATX Automation Technology, Plastec South, Quality expo showcase, and Aerocon.

The goal of MD&M was to generate new business opportunities in the medical device design and manufacturing field and engage potential suppliers for existing firms in the region. Participants were exposed to the latest industry-relevant products, materials, services and technologies including:


      • Manufacturing Equipment
      • Cleanroom & Sterilization
      • Electronic Components
      • Medical-Grade Materials
      • Packaging & Labeling
      • 3D Printing
      • Testing
      • QA/QC

MD&M Florida is an annual opportunity for southwest Florida businesses in the medical and med-tech fields, such as Arthrex, to find opportunities to grow their business and make new connections. Special Coatings exhibited at the show to highlight their technology while recruiting new customers from this targeted industry. There were six specified areas of focus: Automation, Design, Plastics, Packaging, Quality and Aerospace.

SWFLEDA MDM2SWFLEDA was an exhibitor at the event where we had the opportunity to meet hundreds of individuals at our trade show booth and host a 35 person reception highlighting the bustling SWFL region.

Alliance regional participation included Collier County, Lee County, Bonita Springs Area Chamber, City of Cape Coral, Glades County and the SWFLEDA staff.

If you work in the medical field, but were not able to attend this advantageous event, you can still connect with the hundreds of exhibitors that were present at MD&M. Simply click here to view a full, interactive list of this year’s exhibitors.

SWFLEDA also offers expansion and relocation opportunities for businesses in the medical field. If you are a business owner located in SWFL or looking to relocate into the region, contact us to find out about business incentives and how we can help you make the most of our area’s benefits. We would love to connect with you to help grow your value proposition at an upcoming show.