The HCEAConnect is the pinnacle event for the industry’s leading healthcare exhibit marketers, medical association meeting and exhibition directors, as well as exhibit design, creative marketing and convention services companies. Nearly a quarter of the entire meetings industry is healthcare related and the HCEAConnect convenes the thought leaders who are innovating healthcare conventions and exhibitions.

Mark your calendars for August 14-16, 2016!


annualMeetingHCEAConnect 2016 will be hosted in America’s most beautiful city, Savannah, Georgia.  Consistently ranked as one of the top destinations in the country, Savannah is sure to please with Southern hospitality and laid back atmosphere.
Don’t just take our word for it, check out what these folks have to say:

  • “Top 10 Trending Destinations” (#7)-, February 2015
  • “Happiest Airports in America Savannah/Hilton Head” (#2) – ABC News Radio, February 2015
  • “Distinctive Achievement Award” – Association Conventions & Facilities Magazine, May 2014
  • “Must-Follow DMOs – #1” – Bad Consulting, LLC, June 2014
  • “A World’s Best City for United States & Canada (#3)” – Travel & Leisure, July 2014
  • “World’s Friendliest Cities (#9)” – Condé Nast Traveler, July 2014
  • “Best American City for Food” –, July 2014
  • “Top 10 Hot Spot for Winter Events Award (#2)” – Conventions South Magazine, July 2014

Visit the link below for more information:


The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
1 Resort Drive
Savannah, GA 31421
Room Rate: $189


The core of HCEAConnect is dynamic workshops led by industry leaders, offering the expert insights on trends and issues that members have come to expect from this event.

The Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association (HCEA) is looking for medical meeting and healthcare convention marketing experts to submit presentation proposals. Speakers, industry leaders and subject matter experts are invited to propose educational sessions and white paper topics to HCEA for our Marketing Summit, Annual Meeting and Research Committee. The HCEA’s official call for presentation proposal form is available online at Deadline to submit is August 31, 2015.