March 02, 2010 08:15 ET

BioMedGPS Announces "JointVentures 2010" Strategic Partnering and Investment Conference Dedicated Exclusively to Orthopedic and Spine Start-Ups in Chicago, June 14-15

Event to Attract Top Musculoskeletal Innovators, Medical Device Executives and Leading Venture Capitalists

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  BioMedGPS, LLC, the developer of the SmartTRAK Online Business Intelligence system, has announced "JointVentures 2010," a two-day, specialty-specific strategic partnering and investment conference focused exclusively on musculoskeletal start-ups, June 14th and 15th at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare, prior to OrthoWorld's OMTEC 2010 conference.

"After tremendous response to our first JointVentures Conference last year, we are pleased to announce JointVentures 2010 -- an expanded two-day event where emerging orthopedic and spine companies will have the opportunity to connect with the dealmakers they need to meet," reports Sharon O'Reilly, Founder and President of BioMedGPS. "By focusing solely on early-stage orthopedic and spine companies, JointVentures will be rich and deep with executives and investors from all of the major musculoskeletal manufacturers and investment firms whose specific interest is on innovative orthopedic and spine companies for acquisition, funding and strategic partnership. JointVentures is the most efficient and cost-effective strategic partnering conference for start-up ortho/spine companies to gain exposure to this important audience."

The JointVentures Conference will bring key device industry players together -- ranging from CEOs, Business Development and Marketing VPs, to Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists. Start-Up companies developing technologies for all segments of the Ortho/Spine industry including Arthroscopy, Orthobiologics, Extremities, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Spine, Trauma, Image-Guided Surgery, Device Tracking Technology, Pain Management and Diagnostics should not miss this opportunity to present.

The program will feature presentations by 30+ emerging companies seeking funding and/or strategic partnership, a Corporate Development Executive Roundtable, Educational Workshops for Start-Ups, a "State of the Ortho-Spine Industry" Keynote Address, a Venture Capital Panel, an exhibit/networking hall open during the entire event, evening receptions, and much more.

Event sponsors include Medmarc and their strategic alliance partners, The Hartford and Biomedic-Insure, the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA), and Marketwire.

The JointVentures event represents a unique opportunity to network with a focused audience comprised of the most important dealmakers in orthopedics and spine. To attend, sponsor or become a presenter at JointVentures 2010, contact BioMedGPS or visit Proceedings are also available from the November 2009 JointVentures conference held in San Francisco.

About BioMedGPS, LLC
Founded by Sharon O'Reilly, Founder and former CEO of Medtech Insight and the In3 conference series, BioMedGPS provides online business intelligence and dynamic decision-making tools specifically designed for life science executives.

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