The first edition of the Asia-Pacific Dermatology and Aesthetic Conference and Exhibition, Asia Derma, was launched in Singapore in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh, UAE Ambassador to Singapore.
The 3-day event, which concluded on 7th December at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, was organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, with the participation of more than 120 brands, 55 specialized pavilions, 52 speakers and more than 500 physicians.
Prof. Fatimah Binte Abdul Lateef, Member of Parliament, Republic of Singapore, inaugurated the opening ceremony of the conference and exhibition by cutting the ribbon, accompanied by the UAE Ambassador, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of Asia Derma and Chairman of INDEX Holding, and a number of representatives from government sectors, educational institutions, experts, doctors and local and foreign delegations. This was followed by a tour in the exhibition accompanying the conference, where the latest developments and equipment in the field of dermatology and aesthetic industry were showcased.
Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Balfaqeeh said, "I am very proud to see a UAE company such as INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions - a member of INDEX Holding organizing such a unique event in Singapore, this is a true honour for our country- the United Arab Emirates."
Prof. Fatimah Binte Abdul Lateef, Member of Parliament, Republic of Singapore, also commended the efforts of INDEX for organizing such a world-class event.
The Executive Chairman of Asia Derma -Chairman of INDEX Holding said, "It is a great honour for us to organize the Asia Derma in the heart of Asia, Singapore, one of the most advanced countries in the Southeast Asia. On this occasion, I would like to extend my thanks to Dr. Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh, UAE Ambassador to Singapore for taking part in launching the first edition of this specialized event."
Dr. Al Madani added, "Asia Derma is one-of-a-kind event that tackles the therapeutic and aesthetic aspects of dermatology in the region. It also brings you face-to-face with over 52 top-notch speakers who come from all over the world to share their insights and knowledge. The event also witnessed the participation of over 500 doctors while the exhibition accompanying the conference featured the participation of over 120 brands and 55 specialized pavilions that showcased the latest technologies and advancements in this field.
Established in 1991, INDEX is a UAE national company specialized in events management. Over the years, INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions has organized a range of events in various fields that included mainly in Medical but also in Economic, Industrial, Academic, Trade, Investment, Business and many others. INDEX recently opened an office in Singapore as the company believes in acting locally with local partners.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs