MediTour Expo announces its 2011 World Medical Tourism Conference

MediTour Expo announces its 2011 World Medical Tourism Conference: “Pioneering The Future in Global Healthcare.” The event will be held May 23-24, 2011, at the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada.

This two-day conference will feature specialized topics on the globalization of healthcare. Leading industry and legal professionals from the medical and wellness travel industries will come together to present and discuss international medical travel, tourism, investment opportunities, marketing strategies, insurance and legal issues in this rapidly growing industry. The conference will include presentations by some of healthcare tourism’s most influential leaders. Expecting to draw delegates from all around the world, this event is a must for people looking to increase their contacts in the international healthcare industry.

In addition to presentations, the conference will offer exhibit halls, discussion panels, and workshops. There will be numerous networking opportunities throughout the event. The conference will also feature the launch of a new non-profit organization, IntHealthCert – an international healthcare quality organization developed to ensure the highest standard of care for the medical traveler.

According to Ian Jacobs, CEO of MediTour Expo, “This conference will address both the risks and benefits of international medical travel. In particular, issues and concerns surrounding healthcare quality control will be examined, with a special focus on opportunities in Mexico.”

Below are some of the event’s highlights:

  • New strategies for marketing medical tourism
  • Business opportunities for travel and tour operators
  • Integrating spa and wellness tourism with medical travel
  • International MediTour Zones (IMTZs) – Healthcare facility development and investment opportunities
  • Workshops in medical travel, insurance and international legal issues
  • Private meeting rooms for business meetings
  • Networking lunches and cocktail parties