Streamlining Healthcare


Register today for HIDA’s biggest event of the year, the Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange, happening September 24-27, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. This event draws over 1,000 key decision-makers from throughout the medical products supply chain, including:


• Nationals, independents, and specialty
• Executives
• Category and product managers
• Vendor relations
• Sales management
• Diversity distributors: Minority-, veteran-, and woman-owned distributors


• Executives
• Category and product managers
• Vendor relations
• Sales management

Group Purchasing Organizations

• National GPOs and regional purchasing coalitions

Solution Providers

• IT, Software, Consulting, and more

New Programs for 2018
HIDA has added some exciting new programs to the 2018 Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange schedule, giving you even more valuable, more targeted networking time with your current and prospective trading partners. Check out our schedule at a glance, below:

At the Distributor Executive Business Exchange, distributors will hold pre-scheduled meetings with manufacturers and GPOs over 3 ½ hours on September 26.

HIDA introduces the GPO/IDN Executive Business Exchange, September 26, where GPO and IDN execs hold 20-minute private appointments with distributors and manufacturers.

At the Distributor Reverse Expo, September 27, medical products distributors will run the exhibit tables, while manufacturers, GPOs, RPCs, and IDN leaders walk the show floor.

GPO and IDN executives will run the exhibit tables at HIDA’s first-ever GPO/IDN Reverse Expo, September 27, while manufacturers and distributors can approach who they want to see.

The Streamlining Healthcare Expo & Business Exchange will also include the popular Innovation Expo, September 26; job role-focused ShareGroups, September 25 and 27; and education content throughout the event. Visit to learn more.

See you in Chicago!