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Colorado BioScience Association Promotes Colorado’s Medical Technology Industry, Along with Two of the State’s Economic Development Entities at AdvaMed 2014

Representatives from the Colorado BioScience Association, the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation will tout Colorado’s growing medical device and diagnostic sectors during the ‘2014 AdvaMed: The MedTech Conference’ in Chicago, IL, October 6-8.

Denver, CO, October 6, 2014 – Representatives from the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA), the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation will showcase Colorado’s medical device and diagnostic sectors during 'AdvaMed 2014: The MedTech Conference,' October 6-8, in Chicago, IL. The announcement is made by April Giles, CBSA President & CEO, who says the conference will bring together more than 1,000 companies and industry experts in a unique environment focused on educational discussions and industry collaboration. The following members of Colorado’s bioscience industry will participate in the event:


Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, http://www.metrodenver.org 

Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, http://www.coloradospringsbusinessalliance.com

Aptiv Solutions, http://www.aptivsolutions.com

Baxter International Inc., http://www.baxter.com

Cardinal Health, http://www.cardinal.com 

Covidien, http://www.covidien.com 

C. R. Bard, Inc., http://www.bardmedical.com  

DePuy Synthes, http://www.depuysynthes.com

EY, http://www.ey.com

Johnson & Johnson, http://www.jnj.com       

Medtronic, http://www.medtronic.com  

Sharklet Technologies, http://sharklet.com

Silicon Valley Bank, http://www.svb.com

Terumo BCT, http://www.terumobct.com
 
“The CBSA has been involved in the AdvaMed Conference for the last eight years, giving us the opportunity to share the advancements and growth our industry has made each year,” said Giles. “Colorado’s medical device and diagnostic sectors continue to be one of the leading industries for the state. Colorado continues to be ranked as the 6th largest medical device cluster in the nation with over 340 medical device, diagnostic and instruments companies.  Colorado is positioned as a leader in this sector and this conference provides us an opportunity to promote the state.”
   
The Colorado team at AdvaMed 2014 will be meeting with key industry leaders as well as other state partners to share insight and promote the opportunities available for companies that are looking to either expand or relocate their operations. 

About AdvaMed 2014
 
AdvaMed 2014 is the leading MedTech Conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment for business development, capital formation, innovative technology showcasing, world-class educational opportunities, and networking. Visit http://www.advamed2014.com
 
About Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
 
The Metro Denver EDC, an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, is the nation’s first and only truly regional economic development entity in which many area economic development groups have joined together to represent, and further, the interests of an entire region. Our partners include 70 cities, counties, and economic development organizations in the seven-county Metro Denver and two-county Northern Colorado region. Visit: http://www.metrodenver.org
 
About the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance
 
The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance exists to provide a better quality of life for our citizens. We work to maintain an economically diverse economy that creates and retains good paying jobs. Our goal is to help our region’s average REAL per capita wage increase at a greater pace than during the past decade; to bring our unemployment rate to within a half percentage of our state average; to maintain our affordability as a market place; and to have our regional workforce grow by more than 25,000 people in the next five years. Visit http://www.coloradospringsbusinessalliance.com 
 
About Colorado BioScience Association 

The CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for Colorado's bioscience industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by advocating for a better business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce, fighting for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state, and speaking with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit http://www.cobioscience.com
 

CBSA also is found on these social media sites:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/COBioscience  

LinkedIn Group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=98468&trk=anet_ug_grppro  

Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/ColoradoBioScienceAssociation

Blogger:  http://coloradobio.blogspot.com 

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/COBioscience 

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/COBioscience 

Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/101998361861247247369/posts 

Tumblr: http://cobioscience.tumblr.com

Instagram: http://instagram.com/coloradobioscience

Contacts:

Brittany Callahan, Marketing and Membership Manager Colorado BioScience Association - http://www.cobioscience.com – 720-382-5918, bcallahan@cobioscience.com 

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, Absolutely Public Relations - http://www.absolutelypr.com - 303-984-9801, maggie@absolutelypr.com