THRIVE is Exhibiting at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) South in Charlotte, NC. 

THRIVE is excited to announce it will be exhibiting at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) South 2024, the Southeast’s most comprehensive medical design and manufacturing event, where attendees will “Explore Medtech Solutions that Save Lives.” MD&M South is renowned for bringing together industry leaders, innovative thinkers, and healthcare professionals to explore the latest advancements in medical technology. 

THRIVE, a leader in Contextual Research, New Product Development, Digital Experience Design, and Human Factors Engineering, will exhibit at the MD&M South in Charlotte, NC, from June 4-6, 2024. You will find us at booth #2226 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Be sure to add us to your show planner.


Our team of medical device design and research and development experts, Trent Kahute, Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder, and Leah Swanson, Director of Human Factors, will be on hand to discuss how our cutting-edge tools and methodologies can meet the challenges faced by medical device manufacturers and professionals today. From uncovering real problems to developing highly intuitive, commercially successful products, THRIVE is dedicated to developing devices, digital ecosystems, and services that improve the quality of life for patients worldwide.

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“This event provides an invaluable platform for us to demonstrate how our human-centered approach to medical device definition and development across all stakeholders can make a real difference in the medical field,” says Jonathan Dalton, CEO of THRIVE. “We believe innovation is key to advancing healthcare, and we are excited to share our latest tools and methodologies with the community. We encourage everyone to visit us at booth #2226 to learn more.”

MD&M South is an essential event for anyone involved in the medical device industry. It offers unparalleled access to the latest products, technologies, and thought leadership in medical technology. It serves as a vital meeting point for industry professionals to network, share ideas, and discover new opportunities for growth and collaboration. MD&M South also connects hundreds of different types of suppliers, from medical packaging to medical device components. With six trade shows on the expo floor, from design plastics and processing to medtech and robotics to processing, attendees can learn from and meet with peers in their verticals and respective industries. Lastly, you will have the opportunity to receive targeted information for manufacturing, designing, and conceptualizing next-generation medical devices.



THRIVE is a strategic design firm innovating at the frontiers of health and well-being.

We work with ambitious leaders to create experiences people love through Informed Design™. Our work gives leaders, teams, and organizations the courage and conviction to move confidently forward and design what’s next. Our innovations positively impact people’s lives in homes, hospitals, and businesses worldwide.

We help you design growth in eight ways:

1. SHIFT PERSPECTIVE: We help you see customers with fresh eyes so you can find disruptive insights that let you tap into game-changing opportunities.

2. ACTIVATE INSIGHT: We distill insights into simple, actionable frameworks that are powerful and easy to understand so you can make smart decisions.

3. SEIZE NEW OPPORTUNITY: We find new ways for you to compete and new markets to scale, then prioritize ideas with the greatest potential.

4. SHAPE THE FUTURE: We develop actionable plans that generate growth through innovation so you can set a vision and step into your future.

5. ACCELERATE TIME TO MARKET: Our processes enable you to operate agilely, seize opportunities, and get products to market quickly and effectively.

6. CREATE SERIOUS BRAND LOVE: Our human-centered, holistic approach to brands delivers big-on emotion to keep consumers coming back.

7. CONQUER COMPLEXITY: We can help you tame complexity, achieve clarity, and make products and services easy to understand and a joy to use.

8. EMPOWER CHANGE: We help businesses shift their mindsets, foster new partnerships, and create momentum for innovation and growth.


Where is MD&M South 2024?

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202

– Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

– Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

– Thursday, June 6, 2024, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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