General FAQs

The MedTech Conference 2019 will be held September 23–25, 2019 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA.

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Registration FAQs

Visit our registration page to register for the conference.

If you are speaking, you will receive a promo code for a complimentary registration valid for the day(s) on which you’re speaking. You will also have the option to extend your pass to attend the full conference at a discounted rate. For more information, contact program@advamed.org.

Cancellations requests must be made in writing and sent to advamed@showcare.com. Cancellations will not be accepted by phone or onsite. Cancellations will be acknowledged by email.

  • 25% cancellation fee will be assessed on cancellations received by June 24, 2019
  • 50% cancellation fee will be assessed on cancellations received June 25, 2019 through August 22, 2019
  • 100% cancellation fee will be assessed on ALL CANCELLATIONS received after August 22, 2019
  • Refunds will NOT be given for no shows

Should you be unable to attend The MedTech Conference after purchasing your pass, you may send another member of your organization in your place.

Substitutions must be made prior to badge pickup, before the original registrant has attended any portion of the conference.

The original registrant may make a substitution by emailing advamed@showcare.com by September 12, 2019. Starting September 13, 2019 all substitutions must be made onsite and will require hard copy, written permission from the original registrant granting the substitution.

Badges are nontransferable once printed; swapping or sharing is strictly prohibited.

Our registration list is not available for purchase. Beware of brokers claiming to have a copy of our attendee list. Emails from The MedTech Conference staff will come from the domain “advamed.org”. If someone contacts you from an unfamiliar domain, please forward the email to conferenceinfo@advamed.org to verify the source. The only way to contact attendees is through our partnering platform, MedTech Connect

Travel & Accommodations FAQs

The MedTech Conference has a dedicated room block at the Westin near the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston. A link to our reservation page will be available in March 2019.

Your will automatically be charged for one night’s room and tax on your credit card at the time of booking.

Guests canceling their reservations from the time of booking until August 14, 2019 will be charged for one night’s stay. Cancellations received after August 15, 2019 until the arrival date and no-shows will be charged for their full stay.

Yes, you will receive an email directly from the hotel once your room is booked. Please retain this email and your confirmation code for easier check-in upon arrival.

The BCEC is steps away from the MBTA’s Silver Line World Trade Center stop, which is the same subway line that services Logan Airport. It’s also a 15-minute walk from South Station, one of Boston’s major transportation hubs. South Station provides local services via bus, subway (Red Line), and the regional Commuter Rail, plus service across the country through Amtrak and bus.

To self-park ($18 and $36 for oversized vehicles), from Summer Street, turn onto East Side Drive, drive past the valet area, and continue straight along the side of the building. At the end of the building, make a right and go down the ramp. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left and you will see the entrance to the South Parking lot in front of you. Accessible parking spaces are also located in this lot, closest to the building (the same parking rates apply).

Valet parking is available during most events for $30. To access from Summer Street, turn onto East Side Drive and the valet area will be immediately on your right. The BCEC accepts cash and all major credit cards.

If you are traveling from a country that requires you to apply for a visa to enter the United States, we can help you with an invitation letter. You must first register for the event. Once you have registered, please email advamed@showcare.com for assistance with your invitation letter.

NOTE: Original cancellation policy still applies, so please be sure to apply for your visa early to avoid any extra fees should you need to cancel.

Program & Agenda FAQs

An overview of the conference schedule can be found here. The full schedule, including sessions, will be available in June 2019.

The program agenda will be available in June 2019. Sign up for updates.

All session speakers and moderators will be selected through our call for sessions application process. Our 2019 call for sessions closed on February 1.

Email program@advamed.org for more information our submission process.

Session slide decks from consenting presenters will be emailed to all conference attendees who complete our post-conference survey. Be sure to check your email following the conference to ensure you don’t miss the survey!

Exhibit & Sponsor FAQs

Those interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at The MedTech Conference should visit our Sponsor & Exhibit page or contact sales@advamed.org.

Monday, September 23: 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, September 24: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, September 25: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

For questions about your sponsorship benefits including logo placements, registration, exhibit booth placement and more, contact sales@advamed.org

MedTech Connect FAQs

MedTech Connect is our partnering platform. It is an excellent resource for all things MedTech Conference. Full access attendees get access to our one-to-one meeting scheduling tool ideal for connecting with other attendees during the event. Learn more

Scheduling one-on-one meetings is a feature available to Full Access attendees. Full Access attendees may access the MedTech Connect portal here.

Scheduling one-on-one meetings is a feature available to Full Access attendees. Full Access attendees may access the MedTech Connect portal here.

Media FAQs

Members of the press must apply for a complimentary conference pass. Applicants will receive an email notifying them whether they’ve been granted a complimentary pass or if more information is needed within 10 business days of submitting the application. Visit our Media page for more information and to apply.

Yes, please consider making your news announcements at The MedTech Conference. We will have an on-site location for a limited number of press conferences and expect anywhere from 25–50 media to be in attendance. For more information, please contact conferenceinfo@advamed.org.

Miscellaneous FAQs

The program agenda will be available in June 2019.

Certainly. We ask that you not conflict with conference programming that your colleagues may want to attend and that you notify us of the event’s details (date, time, location) in case we get questions from your guests. If you wish to book an event space with the BCEC, Westin, Renaissance, Element, Aloft or Cambria, please fill out this form. We are also happy to assist with restaurants and/or other nearby venues. Please email lwesolowski@advamed.org for more information.

We have a limited amount of meeting space available on a first come, first served basis for these types of activities. Please fill out this form if you are interested in reserving a meeting space. 

No. We will provide a PDF list of attending companies, upon request, but do not provide names or contact details. Full Access registrants are encouraged to join the MedTech Connect community to see who is registered.

The 2020 conference is scheduled for October 5–7, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The 2021 conference is scheduled for September 27–29, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.