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Benefits of Attending the Clinical Lab Expo

As clinical laboratory professionals navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare, staying updated with the latest advancements and trends is crucial. The Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo organized by the Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (ADLM), formerly known as the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), offers an unparalleled opportunity to do just that. While the Scientific Meeting is indispensable for acquiring cutting-edge scientific knowledge, the Clinical Lab Expo presents unique benefits that make it equally essential for professionals in the field.

Hands-On Exposure to Innovative Technologies

One of the primary reasons to attend the Clinical Lab Expo is the hands-on exposure to the latest technologies, instruments, and other medical laboratory products. The Clinical Lab Expo is a huge interactive environment of over 900 exhibitors. This direct interaction allows laboratory professionals to assess the functionality and practicality of new tools and programs, which is crucial for making informed purchasing decisions and enhancing lab operations. By staying informed about the latest advancements and understanding the full capabilities of new products, laboratory professionals can make more cost-effective and strategic decisions regarding technology investments.

With so many vendors to visit, ADLM is adding a fun, new scavenger hunt this year. This interactive experience helps attendees explore the conference, visit exhibitor booths, and engage in meaningful interactions with industry professionals. You can get yourself prepared by familiarizing yourself with ADLM’s interactive floor plan for the Clinical Lab Expo. Along the main hallway on the Clinical Lab Expo floor, you will find WSLH Proficiency Testing and many other groups. Click here to download the Expo floor plan, and visit WSLH Proficiency Testing at Booth #2822.

In-Depth Learning Opportunities

While the Scientific Meeting provides in-depth educational sessions, the Expo complements this by offering additional learning opportunities through workshops and presentations conducted by industry experts. Gain insights into 60-minute presentations loaded with information on new technologies and solutions. These industry workshops will be held in the Exhibit Hall Theatre on the Exhibit show floor during the day on Tuesday, July 30 through Thursday, August 1.

Exhibitors often present case studies and success stories that highlight how their products have resolved specific issues in various lab settings. This practical approach enables attendees to visualize how they can implement similar solutions in their labs, improving efficiency, accuracy, and overall performance. Engaging with exhibitors and seeing live demonstrations can spark new ideas and innovative approaches to problem-solving that may not emerge from theoretical discussions alone.


While the ADLM Scientific Meeting is invaluable for gaining theoretical insights and understanding the latest research, the Clinical Lab Expo provides a complementary and equally critical experience. By attending the Expo, clinical laboratory professionals can engage with cutting-edge technologies, network with industry leaders, stay abreast of market trends, and find practical solutions to enhance their lab operations. The combination of these experiences ensures that attendees are not only well-informed but also well-equipped to lead their laboratories into the future. Therefore, for those looking to maximize their professional development and operational efficiency, the ADLM Clinical Lab Expo is an event that should not be missed. To register for the Expo only, click on this link: Clinical Lab Expo Registration | The cost to register for the Expo only is just $40 until June 7, 2024. Registration is open now through July 27.


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