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97th Annual Convention & Trade Show

MHA's 97th Annual Convention & Trade Show will be held Nov. 6-8, 2019, at Margaritaville Lake Resort (formerly Tan-Tar-A Resort) in Osage Beach, Mo.

Online registration will open Tuesday, Sept. 3.

 

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

Convention Schedule



Wednesday Nov. 6
7:30 a.m.– 4 p.m.
MHA Special Interest Meetings — various times and locations
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 2019 Hot Topic Session
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Meet and Mingle
5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Prize Winners Announced/Posted
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere! Party — sponsored by APS


Thursday, Nov. 7
7:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
MHA Special Interest Meetings — various times and locations
7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
FRA Participants meeting
8:45 a.m. to Noon Exhibit Hall Open
9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
MHA Board Meeting
10 – 11 a.m. CEO/C-Suite/Department Leaders/Trustee Session —
Community Collaboration, Trust and Servant Leadership
— Tom Thibodeau
11:15 a.m. Exhibit Hall Prize Winners Announced/Posted
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. MHA Board/Sponsor Luncheon
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. On Top of the World: Combine Your Profession With Your Passion
Luanne Freer, M.D.
3 – 4 p.m.
Chika: A Little Girl, An Earthquake and the Making of a Family — Mitch Albom
4:15 – 5 p.m. MHA Annual Business Meeting
5 – 6:15 p.m. MHA Member Appreciation Reception —
sponsored by Missouri Health and Educational Facilities Authority
6:15 – 9 p.m. Celebration of Achievement Awards Dinner


Friday, Nov. 8
7:15 – 8:15 a.m. ACHE Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Building a Capacity for Resilience — Ronan Tynan
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. The Disruptors: How Amazon, Google and Apple
Plan to Change the Face of Health Care
— Ron Galloway
11 a.m. Adjournment

 

General Sessions


Luanne Freer photo

Thursday, Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m.
On Top of the World: Combine Your Profession With Your Passion
Luanne Freer, M.D.
Medical Director, Yellowstone National Park
Founder and Director, Mount Everest Base Camp Clinic
Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.

 


 

Mitch Albom Photo


Thursday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m.

Chika: A Little Girl, An Earthquake and the Making of a Family
Mitch Albom
Author of Tuesdays With Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Philanthropist, Columnist and Sports Reporter
Detroit, Mich.


 

Ronan Tynan Photo

 
Friday, Nov. 8 at 8:30 a.m.

Building a Capacity for Resilience
Ronan Tynan
Physician, Irish Tenor, Paralympic Champion
Scituate, Mass.

 


 

Ron Galloway Photo


Friday, Nov. 8 at 9:45 a.m.

The Disruptors: How Amazon, Google and Apple Plan to Change the Face of Health Care
Ron Galloway
Finance Researcher, Film Director and Author
Augusta, Ga.

 


 

Look for the complete program agenda in the mail in September.

 

PMG Agendas will be available closer to the event.

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.

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

Thank You Convention Exhibitors

Advanced Physician Recruitment
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Atkins
Avera eCARE
Desco Coatings
DeWitt & Associates, Inc.
Docs Who Care
Draeger
Evident
Faultless Linen
FSA, LLC
HealthLink
Hoefer Wysocki
Home State Health
Hospital Pharmacy Management
LHC Group
Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration
Midwest Health Care, Inc.
Missouri Poison Center
Missouri Recovery Network
Missouri Society of Healthcare Engineering
Missouri Telehealth Network
Morgan Hunter HealthSearch
Murray Company
Portola Pharmaceuticals
Quality Works
RNnetwork
Rusk Rehabilitation Hospital
Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
Thermal Mechanics Inc Aftermarket Solutions Group
TreanorHL
Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance
TruBridge
University of Missouri Management and Informatics
USI Insurance Services LLC
Vision Care Direct
Voice Products Inc.


2019 Hotel and Travel

Make hotel reservations with Margaritaville Lake Resort (Formerly Tan-Tar-A Resort) 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.