AACC NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Peter Patterson
(202) 835-8718
800-892-1400 ext. 1718
Email: ppatterson@aacc.org

Monday, October 24, 2011
AACC’S 2010 CLINICAL LAB EXPO PLACED IN TOP 100 TRADE SHOWS IN US

Washington, DC, October 21, 2011             The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces that its 2010 Clinical Lab Expo which was held in Anaheim, CA, has been honored as one of the United States’ top 100 trade shows by the Trade Show Executive (TSE) at its 2011 Gold 100 Awards & Summit. Each year, the TSE recognizes the 100 events that set the gold standard for the trade show industry. The rankings are compiled by TSE’s editorial team during a year-long process of gathering data, resolving discrepancies, and obtaining certified statements of accuracy from the organizers.

Gail Mutnik, AACC’s Director of Meetings commented, “The Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100 represents a list of the largest trade shows in the country, including eight from the healthcare sector. It is a great honor for AACC’s Clinical Lab Expo to be included in TSE’s top 100 list. With the 2010 Annual Meeting’s also placed at #14 in the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association’s Top 50 medical meetings, AACC’s Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is confirmed as the premier event for laboratory medicine in the US.”

AACC’s 2012 Clinical Lab Expo will be held July 15-19 in Los Angeles, CA. For more information, contact Peter Patterson by email or on either of the above phone numbers.

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