Save the Date: 97th Annual Convention & Trade Show

MHA's 97th Annual Convention & Trade Show will be held Nov. 6-8, 2019, at Margaritaville Lake Resort/Tan-Tar-A Conference Center in Osage Beach, Mo. Information coming soon!

 

  • Sponsor/Exhibit
  • Schedule
  • PMG Agendas
  • Exhibitor List
  • Hotel

MHA 2019 Prospectus Cover Image97th Annual Trade Show

Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks, MHA's Annual Convention & Trade Show is the best opportunity in Missouri for vendors to connect with health care leaders throughout the state. This annual educational event features nationally recognized speakers and provides 6 hours of direct contact with more than 1,000 key hospital decision-makers, including CEOs and professionals in the areas of finance, operations, purchasing, patient care, support services and facility planning. 


Sponsors

There are several sponsorship opportunities available for this year's event. Sponsor benefits are based on contribution level, but all sponsors receive the following.

  • complimentary registration for MHA's Annual Convention & Trade Show
  • four complimentary meal tickets
  • company name listed in promotional materials marketed to 10,000+ health care professionals
  • company name on MHA's website
  • registered attendee lists before & after convention
  • the opportunity to participate in sponsor prize drawings
  • complimentary beverages throughout event & light breakfast on Thursday

View the different levels of sponsorship and review the sponsor checklist for important deadlines and information. Note: The first deadline is Friday, July 19, to be featured in MHA's Convention Program Book!

 


Exhibitors

2019 Exhibit Hall Map

Exhibitor booths are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and the space will be assigned when payment is received. Register early to get the early bird rate and to get the booth space you want! Benefits of exhibiting at MHA's Annual Convention & Trade Show include the following.

  • Receive 6 hours of contact with more than 1,000 key hospital decision-makers.
  • High visibility on MHA's website – There were 10,000+ page views in 2018.
  • Complimentary convention registration for your company representatives.
  • Attend MHA's hot topic and general sessions, and take advantage of the opportunity to hear from a top-notch lineup of speakers.
  • Network with convention attendees at the "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere" party and Celebration of Achievement Awards Dinner.

View exhibiting information, including benefits, booth stats and exhibit hall schedule. And check out the exhibitor checklist for important deadlines and information. Note: The first deadline is Friday, July 19, to be featured in MHA's Convention Program Book!

 


Important Documents

  • Prospectus — Provides details on available sponsorships and exhibiting opportunities, including benefits, hall schedule, booth stats and more.
  • Contract — Reserve your space today!
  • Exhibit Hall Map — Booths are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and the space will be assigned when payment is received. Register early to get the booth space you want!
  • Specifications and Booth Guidelines — Provides details on space assignments, payment, refunds for cancellation, shipping and storage, and more.
  • Tan-Tar-A Resort Services — Download the request form for services provided by the hotel, including booth equipment, audiovisual, electricity and phone services.
  • Page & Brown Services — Download the Page & Brown request form for shipping and display assembly requests.

For additional information about the Trade Show, contact Gwen Pelzer, MHA Director of Outreach Activities, at 573/893-3700, ext. 1335, or gpelzer@mhanet.com.
Information on MHA's 97th Annual Convention is coming soon.

Exhibit Hall Schedule


Wednesday, Nov. 6
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.     Exhibit hall setup/exhibitor registration
2:30 p.m.             Convention "Hot Topic" Session – Crystal Ballroom
3:30 p.m.             Exhibit hall opens with "Meet and Mingle" – complimentary snacks & beverages
5 p.m.                  Prize winners announced/posted
5:30 p.m.             Exhibit hall closes
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere!" Party – Salons B/C

Thursday, Nov. 7
7:30 a.m             Exhibit hall opens to exhibitors – complimentary coffee & breakfast
8:45 a.m.            Exhibit hall opens to everyone – complimentary coffee & snacks
11:15 a.m.          Prize winners announced/posted
Noon                  Exhibit hall closes
2 p.m.                 Breakdown completed

PMG Agendas will be available closer to the event.

Thank You Convention Exhibitors

Docs Who Care
Draeger
Evident
Faultless Linen
Midwest Health Care, Inc.
Morgan Hunter HealthSearch
Murray Company
Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
TruBridge
USI Insurance Services LLC
Voice Products Inc.


2019 Hotel and Travel

Make hotel reservations with Margaritaville Lake Resort/Tan-Tar-A Conference Center by calling 573/348-3131 or 800/826-8272. You may also reserve rooms online using the code "MHAR" to access group reservations. Rates are $120 for a standard room, $171 for a one-bedroom suite and $212 for a two-bedroom suite.

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit (personal or company check), or guaranteed with a major credit card. If you cannot attend, any room(s) not cancelled 72 hours in advance of arrival date will be billed to the party guaranteeing the reservation.