Membership Information

HCEA offers four membership categories: Association, Corporation, Industry Partner and Individual/Private.  Member organizations have the opportunity to choose how many individuals from your organization will participate in HCEA and have access to our fantastic benefits. HCEA membership belongs to your organization and designated individuals within that organization receive membership benefits. 


Membership Categories:

Association Membership*

Association Members are healthcare associations and societies, medical conference organizers and association management companies that manage medical associations and societies. They are represented by executive directors, exhibition managers, meeting managers and industry relations managers.

Number of Individuals Linked to an Organization Association Annual Dues
1 Individual $250
2 – 5 Individuals $450
6 – 9 Individuals $650
10+ Individuals $850


Corporate Membership*

Corporate Member companies manufacture and distribute products and services used or prescribed by the healthcare profession. These companies include pharmaceutical, medical device and equipment, biotech, biomedical, hospitals and other healthcare product and service companies. They are represented by corporate exhibit managers, corporate meetings and convention managers, marketing directors and sales executives.

Number of Individuals Linked to an Organization Corporate Annual Dues
1 Individual $350
2 – 5 Individuals $550
6 – 9 Individuals $750
10+ Individuals $950


Industry Partner Membership*

Industry Partner Members represent companies that provide products and services to healthcare exhibitors, medical associations and medical show organizers. Industry Partner member companies include exhibit builders and designers, event marketers, general service contractors, convention and visitor bureaus, I & D, hotels, premium manufacturers, destination management companies, transportation and logistics providers, marketing and design agencies, multimedia firms, and many others.

Number of Individuals Linked to an Organization Industry Partner Annual Dues
1 Individual $450
2 – 5 Individuals $850
6 – 9 Individuals $1,050
10+ Individuals $1,250

*Membership dues are based on the amount of individuals receiving benefits from your company

NEW!  Individual/ Private Membership–$100.00

This membership type is intended for those individuals who have been impacted by job loss due to COVID-19 or for those that work as independent consultants in the healthcare event industry.  These member type applications will be subject to review.


Be an HCEA Ambassador!

Help spread the word about HCEA! Share this HCEA Membership Flyer on your association’s website and your personal social media pages, forward to your industry colleagues or even print to include in your exhibitor’s onsite materials. This flyer highlights the mission of HCEA and why our three distinct membership types work together to advance the needs of one another, and improve the entire environment of medical meetings and exhibitions. Get people excited about HCEA and encourage them to get involved!