Products and education unite at the industry's largest tradeshow
by HomeCare Editors
February 26, 2018

Medtrade Spring 2018 returns to Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, March 27–29, 2018. Medtrade Spring 2018 offers the latest in product research and development, education and networking. Below, we have what you need to know to make the best out of your time at the show.


First-Time Attendee Orientation

March 27, 8:30–9:00
Learn how to get the most out of your expo floor and/or conference experience from Medtrade veterans.

Audit “Happy” Hour

March 27, 5:00–6:15
Learn about audits in a relaxed atmosphere. Grab a glass of wine or beer, and have a Q&A with audit experts. Additional registration required.

AAHomecare’s Washington Update

March 28, 8:00–9:15
Hear from AAHomecare’s leader about what’s happening on Capitol Hill. Open to all attendees

Power Lunch

March 28, 11:45–1:15
Choose a topic for a roundtable discussion with your peers. Pre-registration required.

AAHomecare’s Stand Up for Homecare Fundraiser Reception

March 28, 5:30–7:00
Help raise awareness and appreciation for homecare while networking with your peers. Additional registration required.


Workshops are available as add-ons to your expo or conference pass.

HOT TIP: Arrive Monday to take advantage of Tuesday’s exclusive workshops.

HME Master Sales Training

March 27, 8:00–12:00
Mike Sperduti, CEO and founder of Emerge Sales is back with his hard-hitting sales training workshop. Sperduti says, “HME Business owners need to focus on two things: innovation, and marketing. My session focuses on how to drive new patient referrals and increasing per patient revenue. This is critical to the success of the business.”

HME Reimbursement

March 27, 8:00–12:00
Dan Fedor (compliance director, VGM) and Ronda Buhrmester (reimbursement specialist, The VGM Group) help you navigate the new frontier of reimbursement.

Optimize Brightree, The Best Practices for Your Business

March 27, 8:00–12:00
Deb Mills, implementation specialist for Brightree will walk you through the latest features of Brightree’s software.

Intro to CDME

March 27, 9:00–4:00
The Certified DME Specialist (CDME) is a person who demonstrates broad knowledge of the DME/supply industry, including prescription verification, intake process, product selection, dispensing and setup, documentation, billing, compliance, and performance management. This workshop will cover the scope of practice for the CDME.
TAKE NOTE: The CDME exam will take place March 29, 8:00–10:00


New Product Pavilion, Sponsored by HomeCare Magazine

The latest and most innovative products from around the industry. Make sure you stop by to vote on your favorites in booth 671.

Ideas in Caretail, Sponsored by VGM

The reimbursement landscape is changing; see the latest retail products and services for your business in booth 525.

New Exhibitor Collection

Check out first-time Medtrade exhibitors in booth 371.


Wednesday March 28, 9:30–4:00
Thursday March 29, 9:30–12:00