5th World Medical Tourism Congress Announces Taiwan External Trade Development Council as Silver Sponsor

The 5th Annual World Medical Tourism & Global Health Congress is pleased to announce Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) as Silver Sponsor at the conference held in South Florida, October 24-26, 2012.

West Palm Beach, FL, September 13, 2012 --(PR.com)-- With medical professionals trained in the United States and cosmetic treatments offered at a fraction of the cost, Taiwan is one of the world’s fastest-growing medical tourism destinations. Taiwan’s healthcare system, which has been rated among the best in the world, has professional medical teams and state-of-the-art technology ideally suited to treat international patients.

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be a silver sponsor at the 5th World Medical & Global Healthcare Congress, which will take place on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami Ocotber 24-26th. The participation in this Congress is part of TAITRA’s strategy to promote Taiwan as a medical tourism destination.

Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets.

The Council boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 600 trained specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters, four local branch offices in Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung, and over 48 overseas branch offices worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, Far East Trade Services, Inc. (FETS) and Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.

Taiwan External Trade Development Council provides the following services :

Overseas Market Development
Strategic Marketing
Service Trade Promotion
International Trade Exhibitions
Trade Exhibition Services
Convention Services
Online Sourcing Services
International Trade Information Services
Trade Personnel Training & Education

The 5th World Medical Tourism Congress, South Florida October 24-26th, will be fully integrated for the first time with the Employer Healthcare Congress, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States. The event will also integrate the 3rd Global Benefits Conference, gathering employers, international insurance companies, foreign governments and anyone involved in purchasing and providing expatriate health insurance coverage.

“This year’s congresses have the most extensive agenda of any other international healthcare and insurance conferences known. We have brought in some amazing keynote speakers including the President of the AMA, Directors of Global Benefits for Google, Yahoo and American Express, among other expert speakers,” said Renée-Marie Stephano, President of the Medical Tourism Association.

This integrated networking platform will allow all participants to connect prior to the event and pre-schedule one-on-one meetings in order to maximize the experience at the congress.

Successfully entering its fifth year, this gala gathering of world leaders attracts participation from over 90 countries from various sectors including government representatives, global healthcare leaders, insurance industry giants, medical tourism industry stakeholders and healthcare management professionals.
Medical Tourism Congress
Cristina Cardona