Conference receptions

Thank you for attending The MedTech Conference 2017! The information below is from our 2017 program, but stay tuned as we will be updating it soon for The MedTech Conference 2018 in Philadelphia, PA on September 24-26!

Kick back and relax after a day of learning, business development, networking, and more at a lively conference reception.

Receptions are a highlight of The MedTech Conference, and we can't wait to give you a taste of what San Jose has to offer this year. These receptions are open to all attendees. Information about invitation-only receptions will be shared privately via email.



Welcome Reception 

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Monday, September 25
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
San Pedro Square Market – 87 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110

The San Pedro Square Market is the Downtown San Jose meet-
up place for foodies, music lovers, locally-made shop supporters, demanders of coffee perfection, history seekers, old-time barbershop hunters, social media trendsetters and wine and beer libation imbibers. The Market is the all-around best place to hang out, complete with an open-air plaza and sidewalk café – there is no better place to kick off the conference and welcome everyone to San Jose.


Chairmen's Networking Reception

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Tuesday, September 26
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
San Jose Convention Center Hall 1 & 2

Whether you’re enjoying a pint of Guinness or a locally brewed craft beer, be sure to join us in the Exhibit Hall to check out the latest and greatest from our medtech exhibitors. Take advantage of this excellent networking opportunity with all of your colleagues, including members of the AdvaMed, AdvaMedDx and AdvaMed Accel Board of Directors.


MedTech After Party

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Tuesday, September 26
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Club Auto Sport
Buses depart from the Fairmont Hotel beginning at 9:15 pm

Join us for an incredible experience at Club Auto Sport! This high- end garage for true car collectors and incubator for automotive innovation will open its doors and provide us with its vibrant clubhouse, sleek lounge, and TMFC Museum, a one-of-a-kind artfully curated, eclectic private history collection. You will not want to miss rare collectible cars, racing simulators, and, of course, live music. 


Closing Reception

Wednesday, September 27
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5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Paper Plane – 72 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

Gather with your medtech colleagues one last time before leaving Silicon Valley! We’ll be ending the conference with a closing reception at Paper Plane in downtown San Jose, a hip spot known for creative cocktails and great food. The food’s on us, but don’t forget your wallet as there will be a cash bar at this reception. See you there!

Additional Receptions

International Reception

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Sunday, September 24
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Jose Convention Center - Terrace Patio

AdvaMed Women's Executive Network (WEN) Reception

Monday, September 25
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Pedro Square Market – 87 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110

AdvaMed Accel Reception (by invitation only)

Monday, September 25
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Marriott – San Jose Ballroom, Salons 1–2

Global Health Networking Event

Wednesday, September 27
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location to be announced

Looking for additional networking opportunities? Don't miss the Networking Breakfast from 8:00 am - 9:00 am on Wednesday, September 27 in the exhibit hall!