Supply, Demand & Change:
The Next Normal For The Healthcare Supply Chain

How will the COVID-19 experience will impact supply and demand, customer requirements, and distribution channels? Explore these and other critical questions at HIDA’s 2021 Executive Conference. It’s your opportunity to gain the insights you need for post-pandemic business success.


7 Reasons To Attend HIDA’s 2021 Executive Conference
  1. Discuss learnings from COVID-19 with thought leaders from across the healthcare supply chain
  2. Get business-focused economic advice from HIDA members’ favorite economist, Alan Beaulieu
  3. Step back from day-to-day business challenges and focus on big-picture challenges and opportunities
  4. Gain insights on what’s ahead for your market segment
  5. Participate in ShareGroups for an open exchange with leaders in similar roles
  6. Network with colleagues and industry partners
  7. Envision and prepare for a better normal for healthcare supply chain, post-COVID

Who Should Attend:

Executives in roles such as...
  • Supply chain or operations
  • Sales and marketing
  • Category management
  • National accounts
  • Owners and C-suite executives
...from organizations across the end-to-end supply chain
  • Healthcare distributors
  • Healthcare manufacturers
  • Health systems and hospitals
  • Group purchasing organizations
  • Technology firms

The HIDA Executive Conference is open to members in executive roles and invited healthcare provider leaders.

Leveraging The Advantages Of Virtual

HIDA’s virtual platform offers some great advantages:

  • Ability to attract key thought leaders as presenters and panelists
  • Live, face-to-face social events and team meetings via Zoom
  • Real-time interaction during conference sessions
  • Convenience and cost savings
  • Safety

What Industry Leaders Had To Say About HIDA Virtual Events

“HIDA always provides a great platform, no matter the circumstance, to learn from industry and government experts while having a chance to meet with many of the key people in our industry.”
Bill McLaughlin Jr., CEO, IMCO, Inc.

“Moderated educational sessions with Q&A were excellent!”
Jim Poggi, Director of Vendor Relations, AvMedical

“The opportunity to engage across all spectrums of our business and hear from thought leaders is hugely beneficial.”
Tim Durnal, Manager Distribution Partners, Beckman Coulter

“Education sessions were incredibly valuable. So happy HIDA moved ahead with a virtual venue to keep us connected.”
Larry Kernis, Director of National Accounts, Distribution, Nestle Health Science


Distributor Member Contact:

Kelley Taft»
Director, Membership
HIDA, 703-838-6127

Manufacturer Contact:

Cindy Chen, MS»
Sr. Manager, Associates Program, 
HIDA, 703-838-6114

Sponsorship Contact:

Julie Berry»
Director, Conferences and Sponsorship Sales, HIDA

Event Contact:

Stephanie Reed, MS»
Director, Education
HIDA, 703-838-6105

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.