July 17, 2017
HIDA Reverse Expo to Feature 92 Distributors,
GPOs, and Regional Purchasing Coalitions
Alexandria, Va. – The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) announced 30% more distributors and
group purchasing organizations (GPOs) will participate in the Reverse Expo at its 2017 Streamlining Healthcare Conference, September 26-28, Chicago, IL.
HIDA’s Reverse Expo is the only industry event that guarantees access to med-surg distributors, specialty
distributors, GPOs and regional purchasing coalitions (RPCs). These companies occupy booths during a single,
three-hour event with no appointments needed.
In addition to the 60 national, regional, specialty, and independent distributor booths, 32 national GPOs and RPCs
will participate in the Reverse Expo. Interested attendees can access a full list of participating companies.
“The Reverse Expo guarantees face-to-face networking opportunities with the entire distribution channel,” said
Matthew J. Rowan, HIDA President and CEO. “With the addition of over 30 GPOs and RPCs, manufacturers can
advance their go-to-market strategies in a highly efficient format.”
HIDA’s 2017 Streamlining Healthcare Conference features two expos. The Innovation Expo, which includes more
than 100 manufacturers exhibiting and tactically planning the use of their innovative products and solutions, takes
place September 27. The Reverse Expo occurs the next day, September 28. The three-day conference is located
at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago, IL. For information on exhibiting or attending, visit www.HIDASHC.org.
About HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference and Expo
Jeff Girardi, 703-838-6110
HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference and Expo is the industry’s go-to-market event connecting
manufacturers with all the channel and trading partners that direct or influence the selection, contracting,
evaluation, sale, and delivery of thousands of medical products and solutions across the care continuum. For
more information, visit www.HIDASHC.org
The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the premier trade association representing medical
products distribution. HIDA members offer services that increase the efficiency of the nation's hospitals, nursing
homes, physician practices, and other healthcare providers. For more information, visit www.HIDA.org. For more
information on HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare initiative, visit www.StreamliningHealthcare.org.