SOURCE: Southeastern Medical Device Association

Southeastern Medical Device Association

March 24, 2015 14:31 ET

The Southeastern Medical Device Association Announces Nashville as Site of the SEMDA 2016 Conference

ATLANTA, GA and NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) - The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) today announces that the 2016 SEMDA Conference will be held in Nashville, TN at the Music City Center on May 18-19.

"We could not be more thrilled to host the SEMDA 2016 Conference in Nashville," said Jim Stefansic, Chair of the 2016 Conference and Executive Chairman of the Board of Thermofield, Inc. "Our state's history of medical device innovation and recent focus on entrepreneurship in the industry will be on display at the Music City Center next May. We look forward to interacting with other key industry leaders across the Southeast and beyond."

The SEMDA Conference is the premier medical device forum fostering business and educational opportunities for investors, medical device companies, medical entrepreneurs, and related industry professionals in the Southeast. The SEMDA 2015 Conference will be held in Atlanta on March 31-April 1. Online registration is still available at

"The goal of SEMDA is to grow the medical device industry in the Southeastern region," said Jason Rupp, Executive Director of SEMDA. "The 2016 Conference will provide another major step toward creating a solid foundation on which the industry can flourish in the region. With its strong healthcare infrastructure, Nashville is the perfect city to bring together key stakeholders within the medical device industry."

This is the first time since SEMDA's founding in 2004 that the annual Conference will be held outside of Atlanta.

The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) is a regional non-profit trade association that supports and promotes medical device and medical device data system (MDDS) companies in the Southeast. Created in 2004, the association provides unique educational resources to accelerate device development and achieve commercial success with access to funding, education, and networking opportunities for medical device companies, inventors, physicians, investors, tech transfer offices, universities, sponsors, and service providers interested in growing the medical device industry in the Southeast. 

Contact Information

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    Jason Rupp
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    7742 Spalding Drive, #209
    Norcross, GA 30092
    Ph: (202) 438-4960