The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is pleased to announce the opportunity for U.S. companies to join the Healthcare Executive Service program in India from July 22-28, 2018.

The Healthcare Executive Service is a unique program which includes stops in India’s three major healthcare industry hubs: New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.

As part of the Healthcare Executive Service in India, participants will benefit from individual one-on-on meetings in each location, as well as site visits, networking events and the opportunity to attend and exhibit in a catalogue option at the Medicall Trade Show in Chennai.

  • One-on-one Meetings: The business meetings in each location will be designed to match the delegates with potential Indian business partners, distributors or importers under the banner of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Gold Key program.
  • Medicall Trade Show: Participants will have the opportunity to visit and have meetings scheduled around the 20th edition of the medical equipment tradeshow Medicall ( in Chennai. Visitors to the show include doctors, hospital owners and administrators, CEOs, dealers and distributors, manufacturers, bio-medical engineers and academicians.
  • Site Visits: Depending on the delegation, participants will have the chance to get acquainted with the major specialized care facilities in India.
  • Networking Opportunities: Breakfast briefings, networking lunches and evening receptions TBC will provide ample opportunities for delegates to network with relevant industry contacts.
  • Support: Participants will benefit from extensive interaction with U.S. Embassy/Consulate Officials and Commercial Service India healthcare specialists to discuss industry developments, opportunities, and sales strategies.

A variety of medical and healthcare products are in demand in India. Opportunities for U.S. manufacturers and service providers in the sectors below are extensive:

If your company falls under one of the sectors above, please contact us to learn more about the Healthcare Executive Service to India. All companies will complete a short questionnaire for review by U.S. Commercial Service colleagues in India to verify market potential and discuss the opportunities for your product or service before you commit to the program.

The Healthcare Executive Service to India is a streamlined program which gives delegates the chance to make the most of their travel to India in a cost-effective way.

Delegates will benefit from:

  • U.S. Commercial Service Gold Key Matchmaking Meetings (one-on-one meeting schedules) in New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai
  • Local Ground Transportation in all locations to/from airport and hotel to meeting locations
  • Country/Industry Briefings by U.S. Embassy/Consulate industry specialists in each location
  • Entrance to the Medicall Trade Show in Chennai
  • Panel Discussion hosted by the Medicall Trade Show
  • Site Visits to local healthcare facilities and additional receptions TBC as appropriate

Participation Fee for Small Companies*


Additional Company Participant


*A Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) is defined and self-certified as a small business under SBA regulations

Companies will be responsible for their own flights, hotels, meals not mentioned above and travel visa costs.

A tentative agenda is below – please note items are subject to change and confirmation.




Sunday, July 22

Mumbai (evening arrival)

  • Check into hotel

Monday, July 23


  • Breakfast/Industry briefing on the India healthcare market by industry experts
  • Full day One-on-one matchmaking meetings

Tuesday, July 24

Mumbai/New Delhi

  • Customized Hospital/Site visits
  • Late afternoon departure for New Delhi

Wednesday, July 25

New Delhi

  • Embassy and Industry Briefing
  • One-on-one matchmaking meetings

Thursday, July 26

New Delhi/Chennai

  • Customized site visits/Matchmaking meetings
  • Afternoon departure for Chennai

Friday, July 27


  • Consulate breakfast briefings
  • Half day One-on-one matchmaking meetings
  • Optional customized site visits (as per delegate’s request)

Saturday, July 28


  • Half day One-on-one matchmaking meetings
  • Medicall Trade show visit & Participate in the Panel Discussion organized by the trade show organizer

Sunday, July 29


  • End of Program and Delegates depart for U.S.

Medicall ( is India’s premier hospital needs and equipment exposition and the biggest of its kind in India. Medicall brings the latest, appropriate and affordable technologies, for the benefit of all hospitals including smaller hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and physicians setting up group practice. Medicall provides a unique opportunity for Indian and international hospital needs companies to showcase their products and services.

Exhibitor Profiles for Medicall:

Profile of Visitors to Medicall:

  • Doctors – Physicians & Surgeons
  • Hospitals owners & Decision Makers
  • Dealers Distributors & Manufacturers of Medical Equipment
  • Owners of Diagnostic & other Healthcare Centers
  • Medical Directors
  • Academicians
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Key policy makers from the governmental sectors
  • Purchase Managers
  • Healthcare Professionals and paramedical staff
  • Healthcare Consultants

As part of the Healthcare Executive Service to India, U.S. delegates will have the opportunity to participate in a Panel Discussion organized by the trade show organizer, and have access to walk the show. In addition, one-on-one meetings arranged by the U.S. Consulate in Chennai will take place on the show grounds.

If you have any questions on this program, please contact:

Carey Esslinger
International Trade Administration
U.S. Commercial Service
(T) 410-962-4539

Ruma Chatterjee
Consulate General of the U.S.-Mumbai
U.S. Commercial Service
(T) 91-22-26724136

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