The 4th Annual WMT&GHC Announces Squire, Sanders & Dempsey as a Silver Sponsor

The Medical Tourism Association in conjunction with the 4th Annual World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress is pleased to announce Squire, Sanders & Dempsey as a Silver Sponsor at the conference held on October 25-28, 2011.

West Palm Beach, FL, August 17, 2011 --( Founded in 1890, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey offers one of the strongest integrated global legal platforms. With SS&D's longstanding "one-firm firm" philosophy, SS&D provide seamless legal counsel worldwide. SS&D's global health care practice counsels clients throughout the industry on key issues affecting their business and works with the hospitality practice to meet the growing demand for medical tourism services. With 36 offices in 16 countries and now including the nearly 500 lawyers from leading UK legal practice Hammonds, SS&D guide businesses through the maze of issues that arise with medical tourism engagements around the world, including contract preparation and review, staffing issues and designing successful compliance programs.

“As the founding law firm for this event, SS&D have been a major sponsor for the conference since its inception and past organizer of the conference agenda. SS&D have found WMT & GHC to be an excellent source of information and market knowledge regarding the rapidly evolving Medical Tourism area,” said Scott Edelstein, Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey. “It has also been a great forum for sharing our expertise and capabilities in this key segment of the worldwide Health Care industry and provides us the opportunity to showcase our related resources and global footprint,” he added.

This is the one event per year where Employers, Self Funded Health Plans, Insurance Companies, and Medical Tourism Facilitators that are looking to outsource healthcare overseas have the opportunity to meet with top International Hospitals and Medical Tourism Companies in one place for the ultimate networking event. As a Silver Sponsor, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey will receive multiple benefits including recognition throughout the conference and preferred exhibit booth placement.

This year the MTA has allocated a budget to bring in up to 400 buyers of healthcare that includes global multinational employers, insurance companies and health insurance agents. The conference will feature over 150 exhibitors and sponsors, 100+ speakers and up to 1,500 attendees from over 87 countries. Save the date today by going to the Medical Tourism Congress website and register for this once a year event.

Attend the only medical tourism and international health insurance conference in the world that truly brings together the buyers and sellers of healthcare from all continents.

The conference is the dedicated annual event of the Medical Tourism Association, the nonprofit trade association in the Medical Tourism industry, and media partner Medical Tourism Magazine, the only dedicated magazine for the medical tourism and global healthcare industry, and by Medical Tourism City,, a social network for the medical tourism and global healthcare industry with over one thousand participants from over sixty countries.

The 4th World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress will also feature four additional conferences, the Global Benefits Conference,, focusing on international employers and insurance companies, the Healthcare Development Conference,, focusing on the growth of medical tourism in the healthcare sector and the building and development of healthcare facilities around the world, the Healthcare Investment Conference,, creating awareness about healthcare investment opportunities around the world and the Health and Wellness Conference, focusing on the continuous growing health and wellness industry.

Medical Tourism Association
Silvana Maldonado