Five reasons to come to Croatia for the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit in April 2017

 

In 2016, 41 events were scheduled in the medical travel sector. That's a big number for a small but growing business sector.

So, why is it worth attending the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2017 in Croatia?

Here are five reasons to book now:

1. GREAT SPEAKERS... Those who know... not those who say they know

Our speakers are selected and vetted. The speaker applications for our Summit far outnumber the available speaker slots. We don't choose someone unless we can be 90% certain (we can never be 100% right!) that:

a)    they know their topic and;

b)    can present effectively.

We check their presentations in advance of the event, and ask them to make changes that will enable them to get their message across. We don't sign up speakers who've built a reputation on talking about medical travel rather than actually delivering it.

2. FRESH IDEAS... not out of date thinking

For the last ten years, you have probably heard the same old story at the conferences you have attended. Henry Ford said, "If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got".

We need to change the thinking in our business sector. No one addresses the real issues. No one gives you an honest appraisal of what's going on in the marketplace.

The IMTJ Medical Travel Summit fixes that. We challenge people's thinking. We ask questions. And we aim to provide fresh ideas.

3.  INSIGHT... intelligence, intellect and academia

For many years, the academics and researchers who have invested their time and effort in understanding this complex market have been ignored by the business sector. Last year, in Madrid, we ran the first IMTJ Academic Conference. We brought together academics from around the world who provided valuable and objective insight into the industry. In Croatia in 2017, we'll be building academic input into the main conference programme.

4. TIMING...

The IMTJ Medical Travel Summit is run by Brits. We invented Greenwich Mean Time and we're proud of Big Ben. We stick to time. Our sessions don't overrun. You'll have time to shower and change before the bus leaves for the dinner. We promise!

5. A celebration, not a circus

At the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards, we celebrate innovation and excellence in the medical travel sector. Unlike other awards in the sector, the IMTJ Awards are judged by an independent panel of 24 medical travel experts from around the globe, using an objective, online scoring system against set criteria. The judging panel picks the winners, not IMTJ.

Come and celebrate the winners at the IMTJ Medical Travel Awards Dinner.

I can promise you a great evening.   

And I won't be riding in on a camel....

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Keith Pollard

I am CEO of Intuition Communication Ltd, a web publishing business in the healthcare sector. Our sites include International Medical Travel Journal, Treatment Abroad, the medical tourism portal, DoctorInternet, the Arabic medical tourism portal and Private Healthcare UK, the UK's leading site for private healthcare services. I am a regular speaker and commentator on medical tourism and the independent healthcare sector.

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