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2016 IDEM Singapore Supports Aussie Manufacturers

2016 IDEM Singapore Supports Aussie Manufacturers

10th Apr 16

Summary —

Australia's dental industry used the IDEM Singapore dental exhibition held over 8-10 April 2016 to develop new markets for locally manufactured dental products and strengthen relationships from across the dental community.

Key Issues For The Dental Industry —

The recent IDEM Singapore meeting reinforced the reputation of this event as a key vehicle to bring the dental industry together, with Australian dental product manufacturers joining some five hundred leading companies in the dental industry to showcase their latest innovations and technologies.

More than twenty representatives of Australia's dental industry were in attendance and what was particularly pleasing was the presence of member businesses including Dentalife, Hogies and SDI Limited that, as Australian dental product manufacturers, use IDEM Singapore as a platform for product exports across the dental industry.

Events such as IDEM Singapore provide a perfect platform for informal side meetings and discussions, such as those had between the ADIA Chief Executive Officer, Troy Williams, and ADIA Immediate Past President, Mr Trevor Martin, with the President of the FDI World Dental Federation, Dr Patrick Hescot.

The long standing friendship between ADIA and the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) was further strengthened at IDEM Singapore when office bearers and senior staff met informally to discuss issues common to both organisations ranging from dental product regulation to the importance of trade shows as a sales opportunity for member businesses.  ADIA's leadership also met informally with their counterparts from the Verbandes der Deutschen Dental-Industrie (VDDI) and the Unione Nazionale Industrie Dentarie Italiane (UNIDI), the dental industry associations for Germany and Italy respectively.

Beyond industry and stakeholder engagement, ADIA's participation in IDEM Singapore has a practical aspect.  As the Association is to embark on the development of a next-generation strategic plan, ADIA reviewed the operation and strategic direction of IDEM Singapore and what contributes to it being a success for member businesses.

IDEM Singapore 2016, jointly organised by Koelnmesse and the Singapore Dental Association, included international pavilions from more than a dozen countries where 87% of them are international exhibitors to IDEM Singapore. Held over 8-10 April 2016, more than eight thousand trade show and conference visitors from sixty countries visited the event.

Member Engagement —

ADIA provides leadership, strategy, advocacy and support. Our members set our agenda, fund our activities and directly benefit from the results. On matters associated with dental exhibihitions, ADIA staff that manage exhibitions receive advice and guidance from members serving on the ADIA-DEC Dental Exhibitions Committee.

Currency of Information —

This update was issued on 10 April 2016 and please note that changes in circumstances after the publication of material or information may impact upon its accuracy and also change regulatory compliance obligations.

Disclaimer —

The statements, regulatory and technical information contained herein are believed to be accurate and are provided for information purposes only. Readers are responsible for assessing its relevance and verifying the accuracy of the content. To the fullest extent permitted by law, ADIA will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred in relation to or arising as a result of relying on the information presented here. 

This publication is available for your use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence, with the exception of the ADIA logo, other images and where otherwise stated. 

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