Top 10 Cities for Medical Conferences
Top 10 Cities for Medical Conferences
August 21, 2013 by eMedEvents

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10. New Orleans, Louisiana. Starting off the Top 10, is New Orleans, Louisiana. The city known for jazz and Cajun cooking is considered one of the most interesting places to attend a medical conference. Popular medical conferences such as the ASH meeting are held in “The Big Easy”. You might want to stroll down Bourbon Street to find a bite to eat, or take a tour of one of the city's famous cemeteries.

 

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Other popular attractions - National WWII Museum, Audubon Nature Institute, Gray Line Swamp tours, Garden district walking tour.


 

9. Atlanta, Georgia. A beautiful and gracious spot to visit, Atlanta has almost 50 medical conferences per year. Enjoy the Southern charm of the city's historical neighborhoods and attend a conference that will provide a better understanding of the medical specialty. A trip to the Georgia Aquarium is an unforgettable experience, as is the view of the amazing Cyclorama.

 

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Other popular attractions - Six Flags over Georgia, Zoo Atlanta, City Segway tours, inside CNN studio tours


 

8. San Diego, CA. This is a great city to attend a conference in if you love mild temperatures and being near the ocean. As the host city for over 70 medical conferences in 2013, San Diego allows you to easily update your professional skills, and then visit marine mammals at Sea World or exotic species at the San Diego Zoo.

 

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Other popular attractions - USS Midway museum tour, Hike, bike, Kayak tours


 

7. Washington D.C. Attending a conference in the nation’s capital is a great opportunity to experience the history and culture of our country's heritage at the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian, or the Capitol building, plus dine at one of D.C.'s top-rated restaurants

 

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Other popular attractions - International Spy Museum, Old town trolley tours, Monuments and Memorials photo safari, and City Segway tours.


 

6. Orlando, FL. The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also a great conference destination thanks to a large number of conference spaces and hotels. Unwind after a long day by indulging one’s inner child at Disney World, Universal Studios, or one of the hundreds of attractions located close by.

 

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Other popular attractions - LEGOLAND, Kennedy Space center, Helicopter Orlando tours, Florida Eco Safaris, and Orlando Balloon rides.


 

5. New York City, New York.Bright lights, big city, and lots of opportunities for medical professionals to hear the latest news and research in their field, can be found for physicians in NYC. Once the day is done, take in a Broadway show, dine in style, or shop at some of the most famous stores in the world. Observe the city from the top of the Empire State Building, head out to see Lady Liberty, or take in some of the world's finest art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 

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Other popular attractions - Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, Statue of Liberty Circle-line boat tour, Central Park horse-drawn carriage rides, and NYC Helicopter tours.


 

4. Boston, Massachusetts.Heading north to Beantown should be on the to-do list this year. In addition to hosting plenty of conferences in its 14 conference centers, Boston also offers history buffs a slew of attractions and destinations, and gives foodies a chance to sample the famous New England fare. The famous Quincy Market is a one-stop eating paradise, while the Boston Museum of Science is one of the best in the world.

 

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Other popular attractions - Odyssey Boston dinner cruises, Boston tea party- ships and museums, New England Aquarium whale watch, and Simons IMAX Theatre.


 

3. Chicago, Illinois. GChicago's O'Hare Airport is one of the busiest in the country, and it's easy to understand why when you see that there are over 100 medical meetings and conventions held in the “Windy City” every year. Enjoy the convenient access between conference and hotel via rail and also dine on the world's best food, do some sightseeing, or take in a game at the renowned Wrigley Field.

 

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2. San Francisco, California. Going to San Francisco? Attend one of more than 100 medical conferences held in the “City by the Bay” this year. Then, after a long and educational day, take in the sights and reinvigorate outdoors, sample a variety of fine dining venues. Don’t forget to explore the city's unique and culturally diverse neighborhoods. Take in the famous sights at The Golden Gate Bridge, or cruise out to Alcatraz Island to see "the Rock."

 

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Other popular attractions - Golden Gate sunset bay cruises, American River white water rafting, Hands-on Exploratorium Science Museum, San Francisco Aquarium of the Bay.


 

1. Las Vegas, Nevada. Yes, the city that never sleeps is also the country's top destination for medical meetings, conventions, and conferences. For almost 20 years, Vegas is the #1 convention spot, holding around 23,000 meetings a year. Come update your skill set in a variety of medical areas, and while there, enjoy a show, some delicious food, and the general atmosphere that makes Vegas "Vegas". If you like life in the fast lane, visits Las Vegas Motor Speedway, enjoy some culture at The Bellagio's Botanical Gardens or view the Vegas Eiffel Tower at Harrah's. When considering medical education, what happens in Vegas should definitely not stay in Vegas!

 

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Other popular attractions - Grand Canyon National Park tours, Hoover Dam tours, Titanic: The artifact exhibition, and Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

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