Executive Conference | HIDA Educational Foundation
March 12-15, 2024   The Ritz Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island, FL

Strategic Education & Networking For Executives

What’s ahead for healthcare? How can organizations navigate inflationary pressures while struggling with staffing shortages and revenue shortfalls? Explore these and other critical questions at HIDA’s 2023 Executive Conference. It’s your opportunity to have strategic conversations with your peers and trading partners and gain the insights you need for business success.

8+ Reasons To Attend HIDA’s Executive Conference
  1. Network with colleagues and industry partners
  2. Gain insights on your healthcare customers’ biggest challenges
  3. Share ideas with thought leaders from across the healthcare industry
  4. Get business-focused economic advice from HIDA members’ favorite economist, Alan Beaulieu
  5. Step back from day-to-day business challenges and focus on big-picture opportunities
  6. Get ideas for attracting and keeping talent
  7. Discover whether your organization’s sales strategy is evolving quickly enough for today’s environment
  8. Envision the future of distribution as customer requirements evolve in each market segment
  9. Did we mention networking? It’s more critical than ever in today’s healthcare landscape!
Who Should Attend
Executives in roles such as...
  • Owners and C-suite leaders
  • Sales and marketing
  • Supply chain or operations
  • Category management
  • National accounts
...from organizations across the end-to-end supply chain
  • Healthcare distributors
  • Healthcare manufacturers
  • Health systems
  • Group purchasing organizations
  • Technology firms
The HIDA Executive Conference is open to members and invited healthcare provider leaders.
What Industry Leaders Say About HIDA’s Executive Conference

From Past Executive Conference Participants

“The HIDA Executive Conference provides an invaluable opportunity for networking with our peers in the industry – there is just no other forum for this kind of collaboration!”
Erik Ringberg

Erik Ringberg

“HIDA’s Executive Conference connects our company with experts representing the full spectrum of issues we face every day and supplies us with the knowledge to make better-informed strategy decisions going forward.”
Charlie Simpson

Charlie Simpson
Medical Supplies Depot

“If you are a leader in your organization, always attend this meeting. If you have to make budget decisions, find savings elsewhere.”
Timothy Durnal

Tim Durnal
Beckman Coulter

“Regarding distribution in the healthcare arena and the current state of healthcare, you need to attend the HIDA Executive Conference. If you want to know where you’ve come from, where you are, and what to expect in the future, this is a must-attend meeting.”
Bob Miller

Bob Miller
Gericare Medical Supply

Distributor Member Contact:

Sarah Stensrud

Sarah Stensrud
Director, Membership

Manufacturer Contact:

Cindy Chen Cindy Chen, MS
Director, Associates Program

Event Contact:

Stephanie Reed

Stephanie Reed, MS
Director, Education

Sponsorship Contact:

Esha Bell

Esha Bell
Senior Manager, Conferences

Thank You To Our Sponsors
Beckman Coulter
Cardinal Health
Symmetry Surgical

The HIDA Executive Conference is a member-only event for leaders involved in healthcare distribution, manufacturing, group purchasing, and related services. For more information about the event or becoming a member or an associate, please contact HIDA.

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.