The Executive Conference attracts top executives – more than half of attendees are at the CEO or VP level – and the agenda is designed to maximize networking opportunities.

Catch up with friends and meet new contacts during break times. Make connections at the Tuesday Welcome Reception and Thursday Dinner and After Party, during meals and breaks, through interactive education sessions, and more.

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Executive Conference Welcome Reception
Welcome Reception

Bourbon and Brews On the Beach
Enjoy the oceanfront setting to network with industry executives, colleagues, newcomers, and old friends. We’ll have a smoked bourbon tasting hosted by a local island expert, a beer truck with local brews on top, appetizers and burger stations, and live music.

Club Room

The Executive Conference Club Room is the place for conference attendees to gather, grab a beverage, and relax.

HIDA/PWH Luncheon And Outdoor Croquet

Join us at the PWH Luncheon, where this year's highlight is a spirited game of croquet! Experience the perfect blend of lighthearted competition and professional networking. Picture yourself swinging mallets, hitting balls through wickets, all within a relaxed yet professional setting. Don't miss out on this unique and business-friendly event – register today! Fee: $125

Executive Networking Dinner And After Party
Executive Networking Dinner And After Party

This networking dinner is the premier event of the Executive Conference. Enjoy cocktails and dinner, then dessert and more networking at the after party. Amelia Island is the birthplace of the shrimping industry, so this year’s dinner party will feature shrimp stations and much more. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Forest Gump as you wind up the conference on a casual note.

 
HIDA Educational Foundation Golf Classic

Enjoy 18 holes on a beautiful course, box lunch, and great networking. Open to golfers of all skill levels. The tournament features specialty drinks, food, and surprises at various holes. Prizes are awarded at the Dinner Party following the Golf Classic. Fees: $269 + $75 club rental

The course: One of North Florida’s few resorts that unites golfers’ love of the sport and the sea! The Golf Club of Amelia Island features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by PGA Tour veteran Mark McCumber and golf legend Gene Littler. Named one of the “Top 10 World's Best Golf Resorts” by Travel & Leisure Golf, the course offers challenging yet fun play with strategically placed bunkers and shifting ocean breezes.


“The networking is phenomenal and the speakers within healthcare as well as outside of healthcare are unparalleled. This truly allows us to align with our customers and have mutual success.”

Louis DiPaolo, Executive Vice President, Encompass Group