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by Allen Sheinman | June 23, 2014

The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association has released its annual list of the 50 largest medical meetings held in the United States (this year covers 2013). HCEA finds the largest number of best-attended events are in the dental field, with six such meetings in the top 20. The top 10, as per total attendance, are as follows (find the full report at hcea.org):

1. Federation of International Medical Equipment Suppliers (57,000)
2. Greater New York Dental Meeting (54,629)
3. Radiological Society of North America Inc. (54,008)
4. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (34,834)
5. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting (32,200)
6. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (31,643)
7. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting (30,469)
8. Chicago Dental Society (29,895)
9. California Dental Association (28,144)
10. Massachusetts Dental Society–Yankee Dental Congress (27,888)

Source: Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association