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MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2012 

MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA has won recognition as Bulgaria's most prestigious exhibition of medicine, dentistry and pharmaceutics, showing modern technologies and equipment together with scientific forums and best practices. The 18th edition of the exhibition carries on the tradition of the health industry to present the latest achievements and prospects every autumn at the Fairgrounds of International Fair Plovdiv.

The growing interest in that business forum is evident from the fact that the first-time and returning exhibitors account for almost 20% of all participants in MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2012. On display at the exhibition are exhibits of more than 100 companies from 12 countries showing advanced technologies and products. Among them are 20 innovations, including nine worldwide and two European innovative products.

The event contributes to the good start of the upcoming modernization within the health sector in Bulgaria. The exhibition is also important for the development of the medical tourism in the country.

The International Exhibition MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA plays a key role in the realization of these opportunities. The event showcases state-of-the-art technologies, equipment and products, medical services management, as well as special publications and journals. Trade visitors obtain information on the current trends in healthcare and research development in different fields of medicine.

In the highlights of MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2012 are:

  • equipment based on the latest research and development with applications in medicine and dentistry
  • improved aesthetic restorative dental techniques  
  • dental microsurgery and implantology
  • improvement of hygiene in health institutions
  • prevention of various diseases

Events organized within the duration of the exhibition:

  • 7th International Congress of Restorative Dentistry on the topic: "The Aesthetics in Everyday Practice – Definitions of Success"
  • 7th Scientific Symposium of the Bulgarian Dental Associaton
  • Award Ceremony of the National Competition "Dental Practice Best Manager 2012"

Summarized Information

MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2012 will showcase exhibits of over 100 companies from 12 countries in Europe, Asia and South America such as Brazil, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Italy, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovak Republic,.

Co-organizer: Association of Dental Dealers in Bulgaria

Major Exhibition Categories

  • MEDICUS – medical equipment; consumables; hospital furniture; equipment for auxiliary activities in health centres; alternative medicine
  • DENTO – dental equipment; dental surgery equipment; dental laboratories; oral prevention and hygiene
  • GALENIA – medicines; nutrition supplements; herbs and herbal preparations; dressing materials; pharmaceutical and galenic laboratories; laboratory appliances and equipment
  • MEDICAL SOFTWARE PRODUCTS
  • DISINFECTION AND HYGIENE

Allocation of Exhibitors

Exhibition category

Percentage of companies (%)

Percentage of rented area (%)

Medical equipment; Consumables; Medical cosmetics

14

12

Dental and dental laboratory equipment (incl. X-ray)

71

78

Workwear

2

1

Oral prevention and hygiene

3

3

Hospital equipment and furnishing

3

2

Organizations

2

1

Specialized publications

3

2

Visitors Profile

About 4,300 trade visitors from Bulgaria, Germany, Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, Romania and Albania viewed the exhibits of MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2011 and participated in the parallel events programme.

The interest was focused on the new technologies, equipment and products, as well as new business models in the health sector. Company owners, entrepreneurs and CEOs accounted for more than 60% of the visitors. A great number of interns and students of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy also visited the exhibition.

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