From the 28th to the 30th of September at Baku Expo Center will host BIHE 2017, the 23rd Azerbaijan International Healthcare Exhibition, which will mark the beginning of the autumn exhibition season of Iteca Caspian. For years, the exhibition has served as a platform for establishing business contacts and exchanging experience between professionals from medical institutions, suppliers of modern medical equipment, pharmacists, and academics, increasing the efficiency of Azerbaijan’s healthcare system.
BIHE takes place with support from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan Stomatology Association, the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO), and the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organisations of the Azerbaijan Republic (AEC).
This year, the exhibition will welcome 104 companies from 19 countries, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Germany, India, Italy, Iran, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Switzerland. Companies from Uzbekistan will be exhibiting for the first time. At the initiative of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, 8 major pharmaceutical plants from Belarus will join this year’s exhibition to demonstrate their country’s potential to Azerbaijan market. Also at the exhibition the potential of the medical sector demonstrates Voronezh regional stand (Russia). As well as international manufacturers, exhibitors will include major local distributors of medical equipment that are partners to major global manufacturers. Local exhibitors will include BTL Industries, Labservis, Planet and others. Among the debutants are a number of Azerbaijani factories which will be put into operation in the near future. Two Azerbaijani pharmaceutical manufacturers, Caspian Pharmed, Hayat Pharm and Diamed Co., a local manufacturer of disposable syringes are participating with a joint stand.
The BIHE 2017 exhibitors will showcase medical and laboratory equipment, operating table equipment, laser equipment for plastic surgery, medical instruments, as well as disposable rubber gloves. Almost half of the exposition will consist of different types of pharmaceuticals, as well as equipment for the pharmaceutical sector.
This year’s exhibition will also feature a comprehensive business program prepared by the organisers. For the first time within the framework of the exhibition on 28-29 September at Baku Expo Center will be held a Congress of Doctors and will consist of several panel discussions. It will be attended by the leading doctors from different fields of medicine, including qualified medical Dr. Erkin Rahimov; obstetrician-gynaecologist Dr. Vafa Gurbanova; ultrasonographer Dr. Raksana Aliyeva; qualified dietician Dr. Emil Hidayatli; mental physician Dr. Sevda Katibli; Prof. Dr Fikriyye Ibrahimli; Dr. of medical sciences on cardiology and biochemistry Anna Vegen; skin specialist Dr. Natalya Moiseeva and Dr. Aleksey Belozerov. Within the framework of the Congress, a number of topics on neonatology, ultrasound research and depression treatment will be discussed. The Congress will also host a presentation on aesthetic medicine regarding the modern methods of weight loss. The Congress will be concluded with a certificate award ceremony. Doctors and physicians will have a free access to the exhibition by simply registering at site.
On the second day of the exhibition, the organisers will conduct B2B meetings between the exhibitors and local manufacturers and distributors, which will be an additional effective business platform for direct meetings and negotiations between the market participants. These B2B meetings will be held for the second time and the aim of B2B meetings is to help the exhibitors to establish effective business relations with local companies, and for visitors, to expand their distribution networks.
Stomatology Azerbaijan 2017, the 12th Azerbaijan International Dental Exhibition, and Beauty Azerbaijan 2017, the 11th Azerbaijan International Beauty and Aesthetic Medicine Exhibition, will both take place alongside BIHE 2017.
Thus, over the three days of the exhibition, BIHE and Beauty Azerbaijan will turn into a meeting place for many partners and doctors and will help to build new cooperation channels by creating an excellent opportunity to assess the market, conclude lucrative contracts and attract new investments.
During the exhibitions, specialists from all over Azerbaijan enjoy the opportunity to personally familiarize themselves with the products of foreign and local companies and evaluate innovations. The new knowledge gained at the Congress of Doctors and the exchange of experience will both help to improve the quality of qualified medical care and develop the country’s aesthetic medicine sector.
The latest news from the exhibitions will be placed on the official websites and social pages. At the exhibition there is a children's area, where children can be trusted by professionals from Agil and Bilgi, who will take children to useful and exciting activities. Among the partners Iteca Caspian in 2017, the tour operator "Premier Tour", the official hotel "Qafqaz Point Hotel" and "Hyatt Regency". The organizers of the exhibition are Iteca Caspian and its partner ITE Group.