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The Emerging Leaders ShareGroup at HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference provides a forum for healthcare manufacturers and distributors for peer-to-peer engagement and problem solving around career and leadership development. #1 Think long-term, not transactional Drive profitable growth by servicing the highest margin and know your end-users. Consolidation is a challenge, but choosing the customer where you…

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The Medical Sales Leader ShareGroup at HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference provides a peer-to-peer discussion forum for healthcare manufacturer and distributor executives to share insights and best practices around managing sales teams. #1 Cultivate customer loyalty from integrity Be consistent with your services and be able to say “no” when you cannot fulfill requests. Do not…

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The Vendor Relations ShareGroup at HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference provides a peer-to-peer discussion forum for healthcare manufacturer and distributor executives to exchange ideas and problem solve around the efficient management of the manufacturer-distributor relationship. #1 Accountable relationships will turn into long-term business partnerships Maintain transparency and honesty in every relationship because trust is the basis…

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The purpose of the group was to provide a platform to network with business leaders from minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned companies, and share ideas on common challenges. Here are four strategic insights that were discussed at the Diversity Supplier ShareGroup. 1. Build relationships where you have touch points: Find customers that value supplier diversity. Understand…

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Exchanging ideas and sharing insights are key to many businesses, regardless of industry. Attendees at HIDA’s all-new ShareGroups that took place at the 2017 Streamlining Healthcare Conference led some great discussions. ShareGroups provide a small-group peer-to-peer networking opportunity for healthcare distributors and manufacturers to share insights, discuss common challenges, and exchange ideas around topics that…

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Time flies by quickly, and it’s hard to believe HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference, September 26-28, in Chicago, is less than one week away. But it’s not too late to register! Here are some updates about HIDA’s most important networking event of the year: Reverse Expo | Featuring 92 Participating Companies Thursday, September 28 | 8:30-11:30am…

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Packing your suitcase for the Streamlining Healthcare Conference may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s actually pretty important. The fact is, what you pack – or don’t pack – can easily impact your entire conference experience. For the newer travelers, definitely review your conference itinerary in advance. Sit down and really think about what you’ll…

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We’ve added some new programming and events to the 2017 Streamlining Healthcare Conference, including: The Independent Distributors Summit Tuesday, September 28, 1:00-4:00pm – The Summit is exclusively for independent distributor leaders, providing an environment to network and share ideas. Come to this event with any questions, stories, or ideas on what’s working at your organization…

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HIDA’s Executive Business Exchange (EBE), September 27, at the Streamlining Healthcare Conference is one of HIDA’s most uniquely-structured networking events. Participating distributors and manufacturers are essentially “set up” together in a series of short meetings with various companies to discuss their common business goals and strategies. These distributor-manufacturer meeting pairings are chosen through an online-based…

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Here at HIDA, we’re excited to return to Chicago for the Streamlining Healthcare Conference. 2017 marks our third year at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, our conference hotel. If you’re coming to the show, be sure to book your room by August 29» Here’s why we love Chicago: Convenience The Windy City is easily accessible, in…

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Running an exhibit booth in a trade show is a unique selling experience. Whether you’re new to HIDA’s Innovation Expo, Sept 27, or new to trade show exhibits all together, we’ve compiled some expert tips to help you maximize your time on the show floor. Check out the 1-page Guide for First-Time Exhibitors, which we…

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HIDA’s Streamlining Healthcare Conference, September 26-28, Chicago, IL, is the healthcare supply chain’s number one event for business meetings and networking. This is HIDA’s largest conference, bringing together more than 1,000 registrants in total – from distribution companies, manufacturers, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), and solution providers – all here to do business and learn about…

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