Discuss topics of common interest in the supply chain at HIDA’s ShareGroups. You are guaranteed a unique learning opportunity and professional exchange in this small-group setting.

• Member-generated topics
• Member-led conversations
• Small group discussions with peers
• Recaps for you to take back to your team

Diversity Supplier ShareGroup

September 25, 2018 | 1:15–2:45 pm
Network with business leaders from minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned companies, and share ideas on common challenges.

Facilitators:
Joe Reubel, President & CEO, Kerma Medical
Gavin Jeffs, VP, Global Sourcing, Owens & Minor

  • Open to business leaders from minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned companies
  • Share insights on diversity supplier topics in a small group format

Vendor Relations ShareGroup

September 27, 2018 | 10:15–11:15am
Exchange ideas and problem solve around the effective management of the manufacturer-distributor relationship.

Facilitators:
Sheila Thornburg, Vice President Health & Nutrition Services, Ben E. Keith
Janis Dezso, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Bovie Medical

  • Open to anyone in vendor relations and manufacturer-distributor relations
  • Exchange ideas in small groups on how both sides can work better together

Medical Sales Leader ShareGroup

September 27, 2018 | 10:15–11:15am
Connect with others who understand the challenges of leading and managing sales teams to discuss opportunities and best practices.

Facilitator:
Mike Messner, Director, Distribution Relationships, Sysmex

  • Open to anyone with sales force leadership responsibilities
  • Share ideas in small groups on sales topics

GPO & IDN ShareGroup

September 27, 2018 | 10:15–11:15am
Connect with others who understand the challenges of leading and managing sales teams to discuss opportunities and best practices.

Facilitators:
David Forbes, Director, Contracting Services, Mercy Medical Center
Darrel Weatherford, Executive Director & Vice President, AdvantageTrust

  • Open to any attendee from a GPO, IDN, or regional purchasing coalition
  • Share insights on issues like standardization and contract compliance

Strategic Accounts Leader ShareGroup

September 27, 2018 | 10:15–11:15am
Connect with others who understand the challenges of leading and managing sales teams to discuss opportunities and best practices.

Facilitators:
Dennis Daar, Managing Partner, Medical Strategies International
Tom Sweatt, Executive Vice President, Health Systems, Encompass Group

  • Open to strategic account managers and executives
  • Share ideas on succeeding in the changing landscape of GPOs and health systems

ShareGroup Contact:

Stephanie Reed»
Director, Education
703-838-6105