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What’s New

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 and what isn’t. Join us! More about the Independent Distributors Summit➤

Questions? Contact Kelley Taft at 703-838-6127.


HIDA’s new ShareGroups provide small-group settings where you can discuss the biggest issues affecting your business and job responsibilities. Each discussion group is made up of 8 individuals and will be led by one distributor and one manufacturer representative. Get details on each ShareGroup➤

E-Commerce ShareGroup – Tuesday, September 26, 2:30-4:00pm
Discuss best practices for organizing, standardizing, and streamlining the transmission of electronic product information management (PIM) data between manufacturers and distributors.

Emerging Leaders ShareGroup – Tuesday, September 26, 4:15-5:45pm
Join a network of early to mid-career professionals to learn, share insights and discuss the issues that matter most to you and your leadership position.

Medical Sales Leader ShareGroup – Tuesday, September 26, 4:15-5:45pm
Connect with others who understand the challenges of leading and managing sales teams and discuss opportunities and best practices.

Vendor Relations ShareGroup – Thursday, September 28, 11:30am-1:00pm
Exchange ideas and problem solve around the efficient management of the manufacturer-distributor relationship.

Diversity Supplier ShareGroup – Thursday, September 28, 11:30am-1:00pm
Network with business leaders from minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned companies, and share ideas on common challenges.

You can sign up for a ShareGroup online when you register for the Streamlining Healthcare Conference. If you have questions, contact Kelley Taft at 703-838-6127.

Enjoy a Fully-Booked Show Floor at the Reverse Expo

HIDA’s Reverse Expo on Thursday, September 28, is now booked to capacity, featuring a total of 92 distributors, group purchasing organizations, and regional purchasing coalitions on the show floor.

Check out the full roster of participating companies➤