Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill | June 5-7, 2019

HIDA’s Washington Summit gives distributor executives and their manufacturer partners a crucial opportunity to help Congress understand the key issues that affect our business and customers. This event includes interactive discussion with policy experts on the 2019 political forecast, payer innovations and trends, provider reimbursement, and regulatory policy trends.

Who’s Attending

Senior leaders from HIDA member distributors and manufacturers attend the Washington Summit. Please note: This event is by invitation only, and manufacturer participants must be Patron-level Associates.

How You’ll Benefit

  • Participate in scheduled Capitol Hill visits to proactively educate members of Congress and their staff on the key issues impacting our industry
  • Explore solutions for product shortages and supply chain continuity challenges
  • Gain insights directly from legislators and payer leaders into the future of healthcare reimbursement and coverage


Times and topics subject to change.

Wednesday, June 5

6:00 – 7:00pm: Opening Reception

Thursday, June 6

7:30am: Breakfast

8:00am: Overview of Hill meetings and key messages

9:15am: Depart for Capitol Hill

9:30am-4:30pm: Scheduled Capitol Hill meetings

12:30pm: HIDA Educational Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

6:00pm: Summit Reception and Dinner

Friday, June 7

7:00am: Networking Breakfast

8:15am: Welcome

8:30: Opening Keynote:

Bill Cassidy, MD
United States Senator (R-LA)

9:15am: Panel Discussion: Chiefs of Staff

10:00am: Payor Innovations and Trends

10:45am: Closing Keynote:

Julia Marders, MS, RN
Director of Emergency Preparedness/Operations and Medical Countermeasures (EMCM), FDA

11:45am: Summit Wrap Up And Adjourn

Conference Sponsors:


Registration and Pricing

Register online

Register by phone: 866-451-9367 | Email:

Registration Form►
(Adobe PDF File)

Registration Fees

Invited HIDA Educational Foundation Associate: $699 per person

Invited Distributor Member: $699 per person

Registration Policy

The HIDA Washington Summit is by invitation. Invitees include members of the HIDA Board of Directors, HIDA Educational Foundation Board of Directors, Patron-level Foundation Associates, VIP HIDA Educational Foundation Associates, and key distributor executives. Space may be limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration forms sent without payment will not be processed. Any photos taken at this event are property of HIDA and can be published without permission in the HIDA materials.

Cancellation Policy

Participants must cancel in writing via mail, email or fax in order to request a refund, less a $35 processing fee. A full refund minus the processing fee will be available prior to May 3, 2019 and a 50% refund will be available between May 4, 2019 and May 17, 2019. While no refunds will be available after May 17, 2019, a company may substitute a registrant at any time without penalty.

Hyatt Regency On Capitol Hill | Washington, DC

Hotel Reservation Information – Book Today To Save!

Reserve Your Room:  Hyatt Booking►

Rate: $309 per night, single/double, plus 14.5% tax and/or $44.80 per room night occupied.

Hotel Address: 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Room block cut-off: Extended to May 14, 2019
After the cut-off date, rooms will be booked on a space-available basis only and room rates are subject to change.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: Guests must cancel room reservations 72 hours in advance to receive a full refund.

Event Contact:

Mary Beth Spencer»
Senior Manager, Government Affairs

Sponsorship Contact:

Julie Berry»
Director, Conferences & Sponsorship Sales