9 - 10 October 2016, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, UAE
  • SEE What's Hot

    Exhibiting companies such as Apollo Hospitals, Zulekha Hospital, Swiss Healthcare, Medical City Manila, MING Medical, RAK Hospital, NMC Hospital, Namu Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Beauticare Medical Group and more will be showcasing their state-of-the-art facilities and world-class treatments.

  • EXPLORE exciting medical travel destinations

    Source various medical services from many countries including Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Thailand, The Philippines, Jordan, Korea and United Arab Emirates

  • ENHANCE your knowledge

    Attend the masterclass and workshop to learn from more than 50 regional and international industry speakers as they share their knowledge on the current developments in Medical Travel. Click here to find out more about the masterclass.

Show Highlights

Click each category on the shape below to know what's in it for you.

Travel Agencies

What’s in it for the travel agencies?

More people are opting to receive medical treatment abroad rather than in their own countries – how can you as a travel agent facilitate this process?

Who Should Attend?

  • GMs/Directors
  • Country Manager
  • Ops Managers
  • Marketing and Sales JTs

What Will Be Discussed?

  • How to build an all-round medical tourism  package
  • Challenges and opportunities when servicing patient travellers
  • How to market and sell wellness travel

Medical Centers

What’s in it for the Medical Centers?

How do you put your facility on the medical tourism map? How are you attracting international patients and how do you prepare your facility for medical tourists?

Who should attend?

  • Hospitals Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • International patient managers
  • Health Centre Managers
  • Directors of Finance

What will be discussed?

  • Designing international marketing campaigns for foreign patients
  • Constructing a medical tourism business strategy
  • How to set-up and manage contract with referral agencies
  • Preparing your facility for accreditation surveys and reaccreditation
  • Designing your medical tourism service line


What’s in it for the hotels?

The Dubai Health Authority has a target of 170,000 medical tourists in 2016, expecting to generate revenues of Dh1.18 billion. How is your hotel positioned in the medical travel market?

Who should attend?

  • General Managers
  • Business development Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Heads of Marketing

What will be discussed?

  • Creating long term partnerships with major hospitals in the city
  • Creating after care service packages for medical tourists
  • Marketing strategies and hotel packages

Insurance Agencies

What’s in it for insurance companies?

With the high expat population in the Middle East, many people look to having healthcare procedures in their home country. Should large international insurance companies tie up with hospitals in India, Philippines and around to ensure that their client base has the best medical services? 

Who should attend?

  • Marketing Manager
  • Senior Medical Officer
  • Compliance Manager
  • International Claims manager 

What will be discussed?

  • Is a seamless relationship possible between insurance and medical travel?
  • Is the medical facility in line with the insurance company standards
  • Scope of services provided by health insurance policies and their exclusions;
  • Networks and preferred provider organisations (PPOs);
  • Geographic scope of health insurance policies in relation to medical travel;
  • Basis of paying claims costs;
  • Alternative insurance to cover the unexpected for medical travellers

Tourism Boards

Why should Tourism boards attend?

Tourism boards works closely with private healthcare providers to expand their reach and referral networks in key target markets – and are an essential link in the medical tourism network.

Who should attend?

  • Head/Director of Tourism
  • General Manager
  • Marketing Managers
  • Development Directors

What will be discussed?

  • Creating an environment that is safe and welcoming for medical travellers
  • Working alongside major hospitals, travel agencies and medical facilitators to create a medical tourism hub
  • What are the benefits of having a medical tourism industry to the economy?

Medical Facilitators

Medical facilitators bring patients and hospitals together. They have knowledge on the centres of medical excellence and have access to patients who want treatment options.

Medical facilitators provide patients with an all-inclusive travel pack.

At IMTEC we have a hosted buyer programme specifically geared to attracting some of the most-reputable facilitators in the region.

  • CMT Programme

    A Commissioner of Medical Travel (CMT) is an individual responsible for transferring patients from one country to another for medical treatment.

    The CMT Programme sets IMTEC aside from other medical travel events as it ensures exhibitors receive substantial networking opportunities with qualified investors in overseas patient care.

    IMTEC will host more than 70 CMTs from across the Middle East, Asia and Russian/CIS countries, and pair them with exhibitors through pre-scheduled meetings and networking sessions.

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  • Free Masterclass

    International Medical Travel Exhibition & Conference- IMTEC is hosting free to attend masterclass sessions which will take place alongside the exhibition.

    These sessions will be led by key business leaders who will provide both strategic insight and tactical advice on how different stakeholders in the industry can benefit from the upsurge in medical travel and tourism.

    Some of the topics covered include:

    • Centres of excellence: Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital
    • Trends in Online Marketing for Healthcare Providers
    • IMTJ: Delivering an outstanding international patient experience
    • Is a relationship possible between insurance and medical travel?
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Why Attend?

IMTEC is the world's only medical travel event tailored for the global market, attracting visitors and delegates from all over the world. 

  Are you looking for new medical destinations for your clients?
  Would you like to discover new international healthcare facilities and treatments?
  Do you want to learn more about the medical travel industry?
  Would you like to meet with international tourism boards?
  Do you want to increase your international patient network?

Sponsors and Partners

  • Diamond Sponsor
    • GSD University & Research Hospitals
  • Gold Sponsor
    • The Medical City
  • Silver Sponsor
    • Amazing Thailand
    • Avic
  • Bronze Sponsors
    • CHU
    • Advanced Hair Clinics
  • Supporting Body
    • UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention
  • Strategic Partners
    • CIHMTA
    • MMK
  • Official Destination Partner
    • Dubai
  • Official Journal Partner
    • IMTJ
  • Knowledge Partner
    • Colliers
  • Media Partners
    • Global Health And Travel
    • German Medical Council
    • German Medical Journal
    • MediBizTV
    • Good Health Arabia
    • UAMT
    • Health and Lifestyle
    • Jo Heart
    • APMT
    • Vacations and Travel
    • MediTrends Today
    • The Healthcare Holiday
    • New You
    • Nova Sans
    • PlacidWay
    • Hospitals
    • The Arab Hospital
    • Family and Me
    • Aswaq
  • Organised By
    • Informa LS