Frequently Asked Questions
Unlike a traditional trade show, the IDN Summit Reverse Expo features IDN purchase-decision makers (e.g. Senior VP of Strategic Sourcing, VP Supply Chain, Director of Contracting and Procurement, Director of Pharmacy, Director of Materials Management, among others) staffing booths hosting their GPO and supplier partners. This format provides a unique opportunity for all parties to effectively and efficiently use their time and resources. The exhibiting IDN executives are actively seeking ways to improve their supply chain and pharmacy network through their participation in the Reverse Expo. Suppliers have unlimited access to each exhibitor during the open hours of the Reverse Expo which affords you the most cost-effective manner of visiting these systems.
IDN executives save valuable time otherwise taken up by the process of sourcing new vendors, business partners and consultants. The IDN Summit Reverse Expo offers an open environment to meet with several potential business partners in one neutral venue.
When is the next IDN Summit and Reverse Expo?
September 17-19, 2018
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Because the IDN Summit is structured in an open, collaborative format, your networking opportunities also include Monday's Breakout Sessions, Tuesday's General Session and Wednesday's Professional Development. There is also ample time to make strategic connections in a relaxed environment during breakfast, lunch, the GPO Receptions and the IDN Summit Reception.
Healthcare Business Media is a division of Bluegrass Business Media and producer of focused healthcare industry events, including the IDN Summit and Reverse Expo as well as the ACE Summit and Reverse Expo. These events bring together leading healthcare executives and their industry partners. We strive to form strategic partnerships with our customers and partners to serve the healthcare marketplace. Both events are focused around a unique reverse expo format that allows the utmost interaction between providers and their business partners. We work to be the leading content provider serving our channels by partnering with industry leaders, associations, media companies and major universities. If you have comments or questions for our CEO, John Kelly, please contact him at 859.523.5701.
How do I register?
Please note: The IDN Summit does NOT sell lists of any kind.
What is the attire?
Your contact person at the IDN Summit will send out all planning items that you will use to make effective use of your time throughout the Summit. We are also available, by phone or email, at your convenience to answer any questions you may have or to walk you through your daily agenda in order to maximize your IDN Summit experience.