SHSMD Connections 2020 Chicago

It's where the brightest minds in health care strategy converge

70+ sessions. 100+ exhibiting companies. Unmatched networking events. Join more than 1,600 of your health care strategy peers for three days’ worth of transformational ideas and connections that will help you prepare for and shape the future of health care.

CLOSED! 2020 Call for Proposals

If you have new approaches, best practices or groundbreaking insights in one or more topics of interest, SHSMD invites you to submit a proposal for SHSMD Connections 2020 in Chicago, September 13-16.

The 2020 Call for Speaking Proposals is now closed. We invite you to submit next year. Email us to be added to the list to be contacted for 2021.


Who Attends?

Attendees include health care strategists working in:

  • Marketing and digital engagement
  • Communications and public relations
  • Strategic planning and business development
  • Physician relations
  • And other fields related to health care strategy

Network with your peers representing a broad spectrum of our nation’s hospitals and health systems(including academic medical centers, rural hospitals, children’s hospitals, physician groups, consulting and vendor firms, ambulatory care centers and other service providers).

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Attendee Pricing

Coming soon! Registration will open in May. Sign up for updates here.



2019 Attendees Share the Value

Thank you for an inspiring SHSMD Connections 2019, September 8–11 in Nashville! Read more about it:


Mark your calendar for upcoming events:

SHSMD Connections 2020
September 13–16, 2020
Hyatt Regency Chicago | Chicago, IL

SHSMD Connections 2021
September 19-22, 2021
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | San Antonio, TX

SHSMD Connections 2022
September 11-14, 2022
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center | Washington, DC