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We’ve taken lots of looks at medical conferences, in different categories, timeframes, and locations…But have you ever wondered: What are the biggest cities in America for holding such conferences?

To try and answer that question, we took a look at the cities that stood out for having large numbers of medical conferences held in 2011 and 2012 as well as considering reports on statistics for the top cities serving as meeting venues, plus size of conferences, in a number of industry rankings.

As a result, here below are our picks for the seven cities in America you’re most likely to find yourself in for your next medical conference: [click to continue…]

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Be yourself, bring lots of business cards: Such pieces of advice are a good start for making sure your next conference networking experience isn’t a disaster…

…But when it comes to true success in making connections, the game of networking at medical meetings has a little more to it than just reading nametags. (Though reading nametags certainly helps.)

To help you brush-up on your technique, here are six things you can do today to become a master-networker: [click to continue…]

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Nursing Conferences in Exotic Locales

by Tera Tuten on August 7, 2012

In a recent post, we looked at general medical conferences specifically for the attractiveness of their locations.

Now, we’ve got a look at nursing conferences you can attend in attractive locations.

Most of the meetings, workshops, and symposiums below are intended primarily for nurses, while some are also open to physicians and other medical practitioners as well as nursing staff.

What they all have in common is serious potential for fun after-sessions, after the conference, and maybe even an inspiring view out a window while you’re still on the job.

So grab your delegate bag, loosen that lanyard (so it’s pre-readied to be flung-off before the beach) and get ready to grab some good times after work at any of these 2012 nursing conferences with serious exotic locale potential: [click to continue…]

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Best Exotic Locations for Medical Conferences

by Tera Tuten on June 26, 2012

Whether it’s at the start of the winter blahs [much] later this year or in the thick of the dreariest parts of early 2013, let’s face it: All other aspects being equal, you’d rather go to a medical conference in a hot, sunny, culturally-fascinating, or otherwise-exotic locale.

Don’t worry: We’re not here to judge if you want to take a peek at the following (and rare on the Internet) list of medical conferences based firstly on location. [click to continue…]

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2013 Nursing Conferences SoliantEach year, there are thousands of medical conferences and more than a thousand conferences specific or related to nursing of note in the U.S.

Whether you get to pick a few, have a limited number you can go to, or get asked to weigh-in on which ones you could get sent to, it’s always good to have some conference buzz and meeting intel well in advance.

So, for a month-by-month snapshot of the lay of the land in 2013, check out our look-ahead at 15 important nursing conferences you might want to consider: [click to continue…]

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Top 50 Medical Conferences in 2012 by Profession

by Tera Tuten on January 10, 2012

Medical Conferences

Perhaps you’re looking to start out right your first year on the conference circuit.
Perhaps you’ve got a yearly budget or allowance for professional development and want to make the most of it.
Or maybe you’re looking for a snapshot of what conferences are happening this year in a particular month or specialty.

Either way, we’ve got you covered below, with our picks for the top conferences in each of several specialties for 2012: [click to continue…]

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