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Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange

Your Opportunity To Connect With All Your Trading Partners: Distributors, Manufacturers, GPOs, And IDNs 

Live, In-Person Event
September 18-20, 2023
Chicago, Illinois | Hyatt Regency O’Hare

Who Attends?

85+ Distributors
National, regional, independent, specialty, and diversity medical product distributors

40+ Group Purchasing Organizations, Regional Purchasing Coalitions, And Integrated Delivery Networks
National GPOs, regional purchasing coalitions, and aggregation groups, as well as health systems including networks of physicians and hospitals

160+ Manufacturers And Service Providers
Healthcare product manufacturers and solutions providers (IT, software, consulting)

Highly-Rated, Timely Content

8.7 Average Rating Out Of 10 From Participants Who Attended Education Sessions

All Major Markets Represented
21% Hospital/Acute
19% Physician
4% Other
10% Laboratory
15% Home Care
15% Post-Acute Care
17% Surgery Center
Total Attendance
413 Manufacturer
Executives From 89 companies
385 Distributors
From 58 companies
51 IDN And Health System
Representatives From 24 organizations

*Total attendance at Streamlining 2021

Decision Makers and Executives Attended Streamlining 2021
22% Director
31% Vice President
3% Other
9% CEO
18% Manager
18% President/Owner

97% Of 2021 Attendees Plan To Come To HIDA Streamlining In 2022

Partner Meetings

Schedule private meetings with your strategic business partners.

  • Distributor Executive Business Exchange: Meet with teams of distributor decision-makers.
    (Separate registration is required.)
  • GPO & IDN Executive Business Exchange: Meet with teams from GPOs, RPCs, and health systems.
    (Separate registration is required.)
  • Gold Key Club: Reserve space for your private meetings.
  • Meeting Rooms: Book your team and partner meetings by reserving a meeting room onsite.

In-Person Networking

Connect with attendees through a variety of networking opportunities and Expos.

  • Solutions Expo & Lounge: Connect with manufacturers and service providers.
  • Distributor Reverse Expo & Lounge: Connect with distributors from all markets.
  • GPO & IDN Reverse Expo & Lounge: Meet group purchasing organizations and integrated delivery networks executives.
  • Networking Receptions: Don’t miss the evening Welcome Reception, After Party, and more.

Peer-To-Peer Exchange

Share experiences and insights with your peers during interactive ShareGroups.

  • ShareGroups: Discuss topics of common interests pertinent to your job role, in a small-group setting.
  • Q&A Sessions: Each session highlights a different company and provides the unique opportunity for manufacturers to ask distributor executives specific questions. (Exclusively for manufacturers.)

Education Sessions

  • Gain insights on the latest trends impacting your market segment and customers.
  • Hear directly from key experts as speakers and panelists, with the opportunity to ask questions.

Increase Your Visibility Through A Sponsorship

  • Build your brand
  • Reinforce name recognition
  • Get in front of your target audience

You don’t have to be a manufacturer to benefit from the additional exposure!

HIDA can customize a package just for you!

Contact Julie Berry at 703-838-6103 or

What Industry Leaders Had To Say About HIDA Streamlining

Lisa Hohman

"HIDA consistently provides high-quality content, keeping attendees up to date on current issues, trends, and government insights. Providing the ability to meet key suppliers in one convenient location, HIDA Streamlining is ‘the place to meet’ for the healthcare distribution supply chain.”

Lisa Hohman
Chief Executive Officer, Concordance Healthcare Solutions

Joel Rich

“Outstanding time to meet, interact, and network with the best of the industry! Thanks for this terrific opportunity, HIDA!”

Joel Rich
Vice President, GOJO Healthcare

Please note: We are aware of several companies that are attempting to sell HIDA conference attendees lists. These companies are in no way affiliated with HIDA and the lists they are attempting to sell are not legitimate.

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.

Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange