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Your Travel Planning Guide for The MedTech Conference

Welcome to your go-to guide for planning and attending the 2024 MedTech Conference in Toronto! AdvaMed is thrilled to host the conference for the first time in Toronto and the planning team has organized tips on navigating the schedule, travel to Toronto, great hotel accommodations and how to get the most value out of your registration. We hope you join us October 15-17 to connect with industry leaders and innovators at the premier medtech event of the year.

Ensure Your Passport is Up To Date  

If you are traveling from outside of Canada, please remember to check your passport’s validity. Most countries require that your passport be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your trip. Ensure your passport is up-to-date to avoid any last-minute hassles. For those travelling from the U.S., the U.S. Department of State website is your go-to resource for the latest information. 

Traveling to Toronto – 8th Largest Medtech Hub in the World  

Getting to Toronto is hassle-free, especially for attendees coming from the United States. Toronto Pearson International Airport offers direct flights from most major U.S. cities like San Diego, Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, NYC, San Francisco and more! This ensures a quick and straightforward journey. Conference registrants and accompanying travelers can also enjoy a 10% discount on flights to Toronto courtesy of Air Canada, view the Travel and Housing page for more details.

Once you arrive, the airport is just a short ride from the city center, and Union Station provides convenient rail connections for those arriving by train. The city also offers extensive subway and bus to make getting around efficient and simple. Whether you’re exploring the city or heading straight to the convention center, navigating Toronto is effortless and reliable.

As the 8th largest medtech hub in the world, Toronto is a prime destination for professional networking and industry growth. If you are considering bringing a delegation, additional resources are available here.

Downtown Toronto Hotels – Safe, Affordable and Convenient  

As Toronto gears up to host the 2024 MedTech Conference, we’ve arranged for excellent accommodation options near the Metro Toronto Convention Center (MTCC). You can choose from a selection of premier hotels with negotiated prices located within walking distance of the conference venue. These hotels are equipped with top-notch amenities such as fitness centers and pools, ensuring a comfortable stay. With competitive room rates and a variety of features, each hotel offers a unique experience to fit your preferences and budget. Check out the Travel and Housing page for the full list of featured hotels.  

Revamped Conference Agenda  

The conference will run from October 15 – 17, packed with engaging sessions and networking opportunities. The event kicks off with a welcome reception where you can meet the who’s who of medtech on the evening of the 14th, followed by three days of presentations, workshops, and panel discussions. Check out the Schedule at a Glace for an overview of everything the conference has to offer. The full program will be announced in July. 

Discounts + New Member Perks Available  

Registration for the conference is now open! Whether you’re a startup or an established industry player, you can choose from two types of passes to match your needs. AdvaMed members enjoy discounted rates, so be sure to check your membership status before registering. Also, make sure to take advantage of our early bird pricing by registering before August 13th. Visit the registration page for more information.  

We look forward to welcoming you to Toronto for the 2024 MedTech ConferenceIt’s an incredible opportunity to network, learn, and explore all that this vibrant city and the field of medical technology have to offer. Safe travels, and see you in October! 

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