HCEA Presents Annual Distinguished Service Award to Diane Benson of GE Healthcare

August 17, 2016 – The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) presented the 2016 HCEA Distinguished Service Award to Diane Benson, CTSM Diamond, from GE Healthcare.   The HCEA Award for Distinguished Service recognizes an HCEA member for extraordinary contributions to the healthcare convention and exhibition industry. The award, HCEA’s highest... « read more »

Closing Presenter for HCEAConnect to Address the State of the Exhibition Industry

August 2, 2016 – The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) has announced the closing speaker for HCEAConnect, the association’s annual educational and networking event, being held August 14-17, 2016 in Savannah, GA.  Brian Casey, President and CEO of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) will share with HCEAConnect’s... « read more »

HCEA Announces Keynote Speaker for Opening Session of HCEAConnect

April 28, 2016 – The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) has announced the keynote speaker for the opening session of HCEAConnect, the association’s annual educational and networking event, August 14-17, 2016 in Savannah, GA.  Tom Norton, Principal at NHD Smart Communications of Illinois, Inc. will speak on “What Impact... « read more »

Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association Rebrands Annual Conference as HCEAConnect

March 10, 2016 – The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) announces an exciting evolution in our professional development programming. We are transforming the traditional Annual Conference into the new HCEAConnect, to be held August 14-17, 2016 in Savannah, GA. HCEAConnect will provide relevant, quality educational opportunities aimed at industry... « read more »

Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association Launches New Website

FEBRUARY 25, 2016  The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA) is pleased to announce the launch of the newly enhanced HCEA website at www.hcea.org. This new site has robust features for both HCEA members and visitors.  The new website is an integral part of the year-long re-branding that started with... « read more »

Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association Presents Healthcare Exhibitors with Unique Networking Opportunity

FEBRUARY 2, 2016  Join HCEA and Access TCA at ExhibitorLive on Monday, February 29 for “Cocktails and Conversation”, starting at 5:30pm at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Take some time to connect with your industry colleagues and meet new people. Reboot your energy with cocktails, light hors d’oeuvres and... « read more »

Embracing Change to Extend Your Reach at Healthcare Events

JANUARY 19, 2016 The landscape of healthcare events is in a state of change and is facing increased competition from nontraditional healthcare events. There is, however, much opportunity for event planners who are willing to take risks and try new tactics to extend their reach. Brand marketers will need to... « read more »

Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association to Host Marketing Summit on New Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Conventions

JANUARY 13, 2016  HCEA will host its 2016 HCEA Healthcare Marketing Summit on January 20-21, 2016 at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Chicago. In order to provide healthcare convention managers with new tools and data to demonstrate how conventions engage the contemporary healthcare market, HCEA’s Summit theme is Healthcare Conventions:... « read more »

Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association Names Coulter as New Management Firm

NOVEMBER 1, 2015  HCEA is pleased to announce that Coulter, an award-winning association management company, will provide comprehensive association management services to the organization, effective November 1, 2015. Amy Lotz, CAE, Coulter vice president, will serve as HCEA’s executive director. HCEA is an industry leader in improving the effectiveness and... « read more »