Egymedica is one of the largest and oldest exhibitions of its kind in Africa. First held in 2000, the trade fair's exhibitor and visitor numbers are consistently high. This year, around 55 thousand people are expected to attend to see products and services shown by 450 exhibitors from 19 countries. Organizers say the 21st consecutive edition of the event gives visitors from all around the globe access to markets for medical and laboratory technology in Africa and the Middle East. Among the guests are decision-makers, innovators, and policymakers. They come to network and make deals for products and services in all areas of healthcare, including medical devices, medical technology, and laboratory, operating room, and hospital equipment. Egymedica also features conferences on the latest in technologies, techniques, and events in the world of medicine.