The largest annual gathering for the EMS community continues its rapid pace of growth

MALVERN, PA (March 26, 2018) — HMP, a leading healthcare education and events company, today announced that its EMS World Expo has been recognized as one of the ‘Next 50’ Top Trade Shows by Total Attendance by Trade Show Executive (TSE). The list represents U.S. trade shows held in 2017, and ranked by total attendance growth.

Owned and produced by HMP, EMS World Expo is the world’s largest meeting for EMS professionals, bringing together thousands of emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The event offers world-class educational sessions, unrivaled networking opportunities, and the latest techniques, products, and technologies critical to improving the delivery of out-of-hospital patient care.



“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized again by Trade Show Executive as one of the ‘Next 50’ trade shows in the U.S.,” said Bill Norton, president, HMP. “The acknowledgement reflects our dedication to continuously innovate and provide the most dynamic educational program and trade show in the EMS sphere.”

In addition to a trade show floor spanning 70,900 sq. ft., the 2017 exposition featured more than 360 exhibitors showcasing innovative products, services, and technologies to improve patient care, enhance provider safety, and increase operational efficiencies. The meeting also solidified its position as a global gathering with more than 5,700 attendees representing more than 50 countries.

The 2018 EMS World Expo will take place October 29-November 2, in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information, visit

About EMS World Expo 

As the largest EMS dedicated event in the World, EMS World Expo, hosted in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), annually attracts more than 5,700 EMS professionals. EMS World Expo sets the standard in EMS education, offering the training professionals need to do their jobs today, with the progressive curriculum and technology that provides the solutions for tomorrow.

About HMP

HMP is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical—and is a multichannel leader in healthcare events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community across a range of therapeutic areas. Its brands include Consultant, the monthly, award-winning journal relied upon by primary care providers; Psych Congress, the largest independent mental health meeting in the U.S.; EMS World Expo, North America's largest EMT and paramedic event; and the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC), the largest wound care meeting in the world. HMP is supported by its lead investor, Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE). For more information, visit