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Tom Norton

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 Will the November Elections Have on the American Healthcare Industry?”

Tom Norton is an experienced healthcare executive specializing in public affairs/public policy communications. In his extensive career, he has led several corporate communications, public affairs, and public policy programs across many different disciplines. Mr. Norton has demonstrated expertise in national and state political activities, along with strategic planning and execution of major national public relations campaigns.

“The upcoming election process will certainly impact healthcare and the healthcare marketing industry, and our members are anxious to learn about what changes may come along after November”, said Kyle Wood, HCEA Education Chair. “We’re very excited to have Tom Norton share his insight, based on his many years in the healthcare public affairs/public policy arena.”

HCEA recently transformed their traditional annual conference into the new HCEAConnect, which will provide relevant, quality educational opportunities aimed at industry stakeholders, including healthcare exhibitors, healthcare exhibition and meeting organizers and industry suppliers.

For more information about the HCEAConnect schedule, as well as sponsorship and exhibit opportunities please contact Amy Lotz, CAE, HCEA executive director, at alotz@hcea.org or 703-935-1961 or visit the conference page on our website.