Supply Chain Visibility Conference
February 8-10, 2023 | The Westin, Cape Coral, FL
Healthcare supply chain

How Can Healthcare Companies Better Align Supply And Demand?

The Supply Chain Visibility Conference brings manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and providers together to discuss ways to work together better to ensure product availability, improve forecasting, and better support patient care. Launched in 2019, this unique working conference provides an opportunity for dialogue and a venue for identifying and advancing best practices that improve supply chain resilience and visibility.

This year’s conference is more important than ever – a chance to leverage momentum from the pandemic to advance visibility and readiness in the healthcare supply chain. The Supply Chain Visibility Conference provides an ideal venue for discussing challenges and advancing preparedness and collaboration.

Who Should Attend

  • Healthcare industry leaders and professionals involved in:
    • Supply chain management
    • Demand planning and forecasting
    • Operations
    • Inventory management
    • S&OP processes
    • Strategic/national accounts management
    • And NEW this year: transportation and logistics professionals
  • Manufacturers, distributors, health system supply chain leaders, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), and IT/solutions providers
  • Anyone else interested in improving supply and demand visibility, forecasting, and inventory availability in the healthcare supply chain

How You’ll Benefit

  • Gain new ideas for improving demand planning and forecasting, better managing inventory and logistics, and reducing supply chain disruptions
  • Participate in working discussions aimed at identifying ways to improve supply chain collaboration and ensure product availability
  • Guide the industry initiative to increase visibility and reduce shortages, disruptions, and waste in the supply chain
  • Connect with peers to discuss your challenges and brainstorm solutions
  • Meet your counterparts from “the other side of the table” and build the relationships that will enable you to improve joint processes
  • Take away insights for improving your supply chain efficiency and resilience

Kudos From Previous Attendees

Evaluation Comments From 2020 In-Person Event

  • “Great conversations about challenges with a focus on elevating the industry.”
    Rachel Martin, AVP, Resiliency and SCO Strategy, Vizient
  • “It was a great conference. Probably the most interactive and across the board, the most solution driven that I’ve been part of.”
    Joseph Goyne, Senior Director, Logistics, Geisinger Health System
  • “Great place to collaborate with the various partners in the healthcare supply chain and to understand the challenges at each tier.”
    David Hovan, Vice President, Supplier Operations, McKesson

Evaluation Comments From 2021 Virtual Event

  • “HIDA's Supply Chain Visibility Conference delivers great value--the chance to step back from the day-to-day grind to think BIG, learn from industry leaders, and collaborate with peers to better serve patients and providers.”
  • “A great forum for industry thought leaders to share key learnings, methodologies, best practices, and trends."
  • “The conference addressed a wide spectrum of important topics relative to the healthcare industry and the current pandemic. I have several take-aways I can bring back to my team and put into action.”
  • “Great way to hear/learn what others are doing in a similar situation (and possibly problem solve an issue you may be having.) We are in this together!”
Supply Chain Visibility Conference

Distributor Contact:

Kelley Taft

Kelley Taft»
Senior Director, Membership

Manufacturer Contact:

Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen, MS»
Director, Associates Program

Sponsorship Contact:

Esha Bell

Esha Bell»

Senior Manager, Conferences


The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is committed to a respectful and safe experience for all participants, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. HIDA does not tolerate discrimination, intolerance, harassment, or aggression at any HIDA event, either in person or via electronic communications. Any discriminatory, harassing, inappropriate, or aggressive behavior should be reported to an employee of HIDA or to the event staff immediately. Anyone engaged in inappropriate behavior is subject to removal from the event at HIDA’s discretion.