Networking Connections

IN THE MIDDLE OF LARGE, HIGH-ENERGY EVENTS like the Leadership Summit, it’s the small, personal connections that you’ll remember. Our networking activities to provide more opportunities to make these valuable connections.

EXHIBIT HALL

Our Exhibit Hall brings attendees face-to-face with exhibitors offering solutions-based products and services geared toward health care leaders. It’s a place where you can discover new technologies, explore a variety of services, visit AHA Book Club participants, and connect with colleagues.

  • THE INNOVATION HUB
    Located in the heart of the action in the center of the hall, the Innovation Hub is the place to recharge your batteries (and your phone!) as you listen to the freshest ideas in health care during special programming.

    • THE INNOVATORS CONNECTION PODCAST RECORDINGS
      Listen in on a live podcast recording and grab key takeaways from industry experts as they provide creative solutions focused on transformation.

    • AHA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT STARTUP SHOWCASE
      The need for innovation in health care has never been greater. The AHA Leadership Summit Startup Showcase will feature quick-fire presentations from six leading early stage companies that are developing novel solutions to address health care’s most complex and pressing challenges. The Showcase will support the innovation efforts of our members while giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions and answer questions from our panel of health system leaders. Join us to learn more about these companies at the forefront of practical and tactical innovations for health systems and their partners.

  • EDUCATIONAL POSTER DISPLAYS
    Excellence is in the field! Stop by during Exhibit Hall hours to speak with leading organizations sharing their expertise and lessons learned on the Summit's key content areas including transformational strategies and innovative approaches to deliver better care and greater value, ensure financial stability, enhance public trust and confidence, address workforce challenges, and improve the health care consumer experience through operational excellence, creative partnerships, and redefined delivery models. Special poster display presentations will take place during the Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall on Sunday, July 17, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

RECEPTIONS

 

  • A TASTE OF CALIFORNIA WELCOME RECEPTION
    SUNDAY, JULY 17 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    From the vintners of the Northern coast to the taco joints of SoCal, explore the bounty that California has to offer at the Welcome Reception, where attendees can taste wines from throughout the state and sample iconic California cuisine. This is the perfect way to end the first day of Summit — renew relationships, network with colleagues, and visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors.


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  • SUNSET SOCIAL
    MONDAY, JULY 18 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Manchester Grand Hyatt Pool Deck
    Join your colleagues for an al fresco evening of refreshments and entertainment while taking in the spectacular panoramic views of the San Diego Bay at sunset.

 

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