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HIDA eCommerce Conference

Call For Presentations – Submissions Due June 28

Have you or your team implemented any initiative(s) in e-commerce, product information management, or digital marketing? If you’re interested in sharing your best practices at the 2020 E-Commerce & Digital Strategies Conference, please send your proposal to Stephanie Reed by Friday, June 28:

Topic areas may include:
  • Development of a new e-commerce website or strategic digital initiative
  • Social media marketing
  • Something you’ve done with a channel partner to collaborate and grow sales using digital
  • A process improvement you’ve made that relates to e-commerce or web marketing
  • Any process you’ve automated – for example, through artificial intelligence, blockchain, or other resources that remove manual processes
  • Small improvements are also worth sharing
How to Submit Your Proposal

Email a short description of your presentation idea/initiative to Stephanie Reed, preferably with the names of the participating speakers, by June 28. Joint presentations, such as a distributor co-presenting with their supplier or customer, are also welcome and are well-received by attendees. If you have an idea for a submission but need more time to coordinate internally or with your trading partners, just notify HIDA by the June 28 deadline that the submission is in progress.

Send To:

Stephanie Reed, MS»
(MS Instructional Design)
Director, Education

Previous Speakers

Conference Speaker

Opening General Session:

Don’t Just Manage The Process – Lead Change!

Keynote Presenter:
Steve McClatchy
New York Times Best-Selling Author

Conference Speaker

Michelle Clouse

Conference Speaker

Ryan Williams

Conference Speaker

Jan Beery
KBK Communications

Conference Speaker

Matt Wingham
Cardinal Health

Conference Speaker

Rebecca DiGiaimo
KBK Communications

Conference Speaker

Jay Schneider
Digital Commerce Group

Conference Speaker

Brian Beck
E-comm Expert & Author

Conference Speaker

Ian Fardy

E-Commerce Is Transforming the Business of Healthcare

Join fellow healthcare suppliers and trading partners to discuss ways to leverage current and future e-commerce capabilities to grow your business. If your job involves marketing, product management, e-commerce, or IT, you’ll want to attend this event to get a comprehensive view into various healthcare e-commerce hot topics including:

  • Establishing and growing your e-commerce and digital marketing presence
  • Streamlining and standardizing electronic processes for sharing product information
  • Understanding how e-commerce trends will change the competitive landscape and impact channel relationships
  • Leveraging channel partnership solutions to grow B2B and B2C Sales
  • Increasing customer conversions and loyalty through web and mobile platforms

Who Should Attend

  • Marketing, IT, or product management directors and managers
  • Distributor and manufacturer owners, CEOs, CIOs, or executives
  • Anyone who wants to grow their business in e-commerce

Kudos From Last Year’s Attendees

  • Great conference, very educational, with different topics to satisfy everyone.
  • Good cross-section of manufacturers, distributors, and consultants sharing their digital journeys.
  • Very informative, great networking opportunities.
  • I finally found a conference where I feel like I belong and am with a group of people that understand the challenges I see.
  • Excellent overview with opportunity to ask questions in detail.
  • You’ve tapped into a hot area. Keep going. Well done!

Registration and Pricing

Distributor Contact:

Kelley Taft»
Director, Membership

Manufacturer Contact:

Cindy Chen, MS, AMS»
Sr. Manager, Associates Program

Registration Fees

Member: $749 per person
Non-member: $1249 per person

Registration Policy

Space may be limited. Registration is first-come, first served. 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 January 8, 2020 and a 50% refund will be available between January 9 and January 24, 2020. While no refunds will be available after January 25, a company may substitute a registrant at any time without penalty.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain visibility to more than 300 conference participants at three concurrent events focusing on e-commerce capabilities, contract efficiency and demand planning.

Back of Badges Sponsor - $2,500

Nightly Schedule of Events Email Sponsor -  $3,000

Education Session Sponsor -  $3,500

Reception Sponsor - $4,500

Exhibit Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor - $15,000 (member only)
Includes three registrations, exhibit table, session introduction, sponsor materials in attendee handout packet; and recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Sponsor - $5,900 (member) | $9,900 (non-member)
Includes two registrations, exhibit table, recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Supporter - $2,750 (member) | $6,500 (non-member)
Includes one registration, exhibit table, recognition in marketing, web, and onsite slides/signage.

Sponsorship Contact:

Julie Berry»
Director, Conferences & Sponsorship Sales

Hotel Reservation Information – Book Today to Save!

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Florida


Book Your Room Online►

Rate: $259 per night, single/double, plus 13% tax. Tax rates are subject to change.

Hotel Address: 50 Alhambra Plaza, Miami-Coral Gables, FL 33134

Room Block Cut-Off: January 8, 2020. After the cut-off date, reservation requests for rooms will be based on hotel availability and rates are subject to change. Name changes on, or other transfers of, room reservations will not be accepted after the cut-off date.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: After the cut-off date, reservation requests for rooms will be based on hotel availability and rates are subject to change. Name changes on, or other transfers of, room reservations will not be accepted after the cut-off date.

Event Contact:

Stephanie Reed, MS»
(MS Instructional Design)
Director, Education

Please Note: We are aware of several companies that are attempting to sell HIDA Conference attendee 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.