The first staging of Valve World Expo Americas will be held from June 21 - 22, 2011, in the Woodlands Waterways Marriott Hotel & Convention Center near Houston. This conference with an exhibition component will be a collaboration between Messe Düsseldorf and KCI Publishing, both already cooperating for the Valve World Expo held in Düsseldorf, Germany every two years. For information on exhibiting at Valve World Expo Americas 2011, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America. For information about attending the conference, contact Christian Borrmann at KCI Publishing.