MedPi 2018 in Paris, opening up and enriched

From 4 to 6 April next, MedPi, the true marker for the very latest developments and trends for the Retail High-Tech community, will be transformed, revitalizing its role as business accelerator and explorer of new territories. The 2018 event will introduce new services, enriched content and redesigned staging facilitating meetings, exchanges and commercial partnerships.

Bringing together innovative technology products and Retail

Considered the place to be for the business community of decision-makers active in the new technologies consumer markets - from IT to connected objects, virtual reality to drones and gaming, household appliances and mobility – MedPi 2018 will be a brand-new event.

From 4 to 6 April, a new date well suited to the dynamic of the pace of the sell in for the second half of the year, MedPi will be held for the first time in the Paris Convention Centre. In this new business convention-focussed venue, manufacturers will be able to find distribution partners, present their new products and innovations and discuss the major technological trends and together determine the optimal distribution and sales strategies for the products that will soon be taken up by consumers.

An augmented MedPi

For its very first edition in Paris, MedPi will be offering participants greater accessibility and more resources to consolidate and expand their business networks. In an abundant and thriving market, MedPi aims to connect and facilitate this business community which today supports, fructifies and develops the interactive and connected products consumer market, both in France and in the French speaking countries of Europe and North Africa.

A lively MedPi At the very core of the event, “The Hub” and “The Stage” are special places for everyone where you can exchange and showcase product demonstrations. To communicate to the greatest number, these dedicated spaces have been designed to stage press conferences, product launches, expert workshops and market study presentations. To enhance your knowledge of a given sector, these dedicated spaces are a must! To ensure your searches are more productive and to satisfy your curiosity, while staying firmly within today's major technology trends, MedPi is organising the markets in seven primary thematic zones:

• Connected home and home appliances

• Audio photo and video

• IT and gaming

• Communication

• Urban mobility

• Health, wellness and connected sport

• Trade marketing solutions New services to showcase, discover and give information about the technological innovations presented more effectively:

As the place where market decision-makers can exchange and negotiate and where the media and influencers can discover and be informed, MedPi 2018 will offer new services. Whether in the “Retail Suites” or the private rooms available where brands can promote team work, in the VIP and “Press” areas offering the best possible conditions for discussions and enjoying the premium services, or in the “TV Studio” where media concerned can broadcast live from the event in the same conditions as in a TV studio, the aim of the new MedPi is to increase commercial partnerships and contacts and brand image and awareness. The My MedPi digital platform, optimised for customised networking: Contact all decision-makers easily, set-up qualified meetings, organise your entire schedule. Highlight your latest news, meet new contacts or register for the conferences. With its wide range of features, the My MedPi digital platform will be your essential personal assistant, ensuring you take full advantage of everything MedPi has to offer. “Building on its 23 years of understanding, MedPi is entering a new era so that it can provide a better response to the requirements of its customers and partners and continue to meet their legitimate and strong commercial ambitions.” Laurent Eydieu Director of the New Technologies Division Reed Exhibitions France

About Reed Expositions France –

Reed Expositions is present in 20 industry sectors and runs 50 leading events including Batimat, EquipHotel, IFTM-Top Resa, Expoprotection, Pollutec, SITL, Yachting Festival, Maison & Objet (organised by SAFI, a subsidiary of Reed Expositions and Ateliers d’Art de France), Fiac and Paris Photo and 51 internet sites. Reed Expositions provides its clients with contacts, content and networks to speed up their development. Over 24,000 businesses and 1.43 million French and international buyers attend Reed Expositions events. Reed Expositions is part of the Reed Exhibitions group, the world's leading trade show organiser and the market leader in France with over 60 events and 2 subsidiaries, Reed Expositions France and Reed Midem.

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