Here are a few of our favorite healthcare marketing events for networking and professional development.
Welcome to your guide to healthcare marketing conferences to check out. Our team is frequently selected to present and to partner with leading healthcare marketing conferences, so we’ve developed this definitive list—along with a few useful tips for attendees and speakers—to help you decide which events fit your strategy and budget.
Events are listed in chronological order, and dates are subject to cancellation, rescheduling or shift to a digital format due to COVID-19.
Check back for updates as conference organizers release details throughout the year.
Q1: January - March
Typically held in February; 2021 information not yet available
March 29-31, 2021 in Nashville, TN
March 1-5, 2021 in Las Vegas
Q2: April - June
Typically held in April; 2021 information not yet available
May 5-7, 2021 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD
2020 event cancelled; the spring conference agenda will be combined with the Fall conference in October (see details below)
Typically held in May; 2021 information not yet available
2020 event postponed; working to reschedule for Fall 2020
Q3: July - September
Typically held in July; 2020 event cancelled; get details and upcoming conference dates here.
August 10-12, 2020 in Atlanta — in-person event cancelled with considerations to hold an alternative event(s) in early or late fall
August 10-12, 2020 — now 100% virtual; True North is an official media partner so use code MEDIA100 to save an extra $100 on your registration
August 18-20, 2020 — hosting a Virtual Summit with sessions available for on-demand viewing for 90 days following the conference dates
September 2, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm CT
Sept. 14–16, 2020 — SHSMD and AHA's Center for Health Innovation hosting virtual conference on "Navigating a New Reality" that replaces in-person conference
Sept. 24–25, 2020 in Boston
Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2020 in Milwaukee
Q4: October - December
Typically held in October; however, the 2020 event is cancelled. ISHMPR will host a webinar series from September to August (more details to follow).
Oct. 1, 2020 - now a virtual event
HLTH (pronounced “health”)
Oct. 11–14, 2020 in Las Vegas
Speaker proposals now open (application)
Virtual event on Oct. 13–16, 2020
Nov. 12, 2020 in Nashville
Nov. 13, 2020
Nov. 16-18, 2020 - All conference presentations and events will be virtual this year, including the induction of the 2020 Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame Class and presentation of the 2020 eHealthcare Awards.
Nov. 17-19, 2020 in Las Vegas (originally scheduled for August)
Nov. 18-20, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
Dec. 2-4, 2020 in Charleston, S.C.
Getting the Most Out of Your Conference Experience
As a healthcare marketing professional, building your knowledge and personal brand are critical to a long, fulfilling career. When approached with the same strategic mindset as other marketing initiatives, industry events can solve for both outcomes.
Whether your goals involve soaking up information or sharing insights with peers, here are a few helpful resources to make the most of conferences.
Before the Event: Plan Your Strategy
During the Event: Maximize Your Time as an Attendee/Speaker
After the Event: Extend the Benefits
We hope you find our guide to healthcare marketing conferences to check out useful! Please contact CMO Jason Skinner at email@example.com if there are other events you'd like to include.
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