The One Industry Conference You Can’t Afford To Miss

The HIDA Educational Foundation Executive Conference is where healthcare distribution industry leaders gather for top-to-top networking, strategic education, and future-focused insights.

Participants come from across healthcare markets and across supply chain sectors. The agenda is packed with content, but leaves plenty of room for social networking and private meetings between business partners.

Who Attends

Executives in roles such as...
  • Owners and C-suite leaders
  • Sales and marketing
  • Supply chain or operations
  • Category management
  • National accounts
...from organizations across the end-to-end supply chain...
  • Healthcare distributors
  • Healthcare manufacturers
  • Health systems
  • Group purchasing organizations
  • Technology firms
...across the spectrum of healthcare market segments*
  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Physician offices and clinics
  • Surgery centers
  • Laboratory
  • Outpatient care
  • Home care and post-acute

See Who's Coming

*The HIDA Executive Conference is exclusively open to members and invited healthcare provider leaders.

Healthcare Distributors

170 Leaders
45+ Companies

Manufacturers And Tech Solutions

273 Leaders
70+ Companies

GPOs, Providers, And Others

50+ Leaders
20+ Organizations



15% CEO, Owner, President
39% C-Suite, Vice President
32% Director
15% Manager/Other

If you’ve attended the HIDA Executive Conference before, you know why it’s critical to be there.

If you’ve never attended, find out why so many industry leaders say it’s the most important event of the year.

Kudos From Participants

Invaluable Opportunity For Networking

The HIDA Executive Conference provides an invaluable opportunity for networking with our peers in the industry – there is just no other forum for this kind of collaboration!”

Erik Ringberg

Erik Ringberg
VP & General Manager, Laboratory

Better-Informed Strategy Decisions

HIDA’s Executive Conference connects our company with experts representing the full spectrum of issues we face every day and supplies us with the knowledge to make better-informed strategy decisions going forward.”

Charlie Simpson

Charlie Simpson
General Manager
Medical Supplies Depot

Phenomenal Networking; Unparalleled Speakers

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

Louis DiPaolo
Executive Vice President
Encompass Group

Always Attend This Meeting

If you are a leader in your organization, always attend this meeting. If you have to make budget decisions, find savings elsewhere.”

Tim Durnal
Sr. Manager, Distribution Partners
Beckman Coulter

Forward-Thinking Group

A more forward-thinking group of leaders than ever before. The conversations were outstanding!” 

Jan Beery

Jan Beery
President, Life Sciences
Atypical Digital

Should Have Started Attending Years Ago

We should have started attending this meeting years ago.”

Steve Basile
Owner & Vice President of Sales

Must-Attend Meeting

Regarding distribution in the healthcare arena and the current state of healthcare, you need to attend the HIDA Executive Conference. If you want to know where you’ve come from, where you are, and what to expect in the future, this is a must-attend meeting.”

Bob Miller
Executive Vice President
Gericare Medical Supply

High-Level Conversations

Truly invigorating to be able to have so many high-level conversations with the true decision makers of the organizations that we partner with and those that we hope to collaborate with in the future.”

Mark Litton

Mark Litton
Howard Medical

Premier Meeting For Strategy Meetings

The premier meeting to conduct strategy meetings with your business partners and their top executives in a relaxed setting.”

Don Lovre
Director, Distribution

2024 Executive Conference Attendees

Connect live and in-person with 400+ owners, C-suite, sales and marketing, category management, and national accounts leaders from across healthcare markets.

See Who's Coming Register Now

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.