Healthcare Marketing Conferences in 2021
Healthcare marketers–do you want to expand your learning and get caught up on all of the latest strategies in healthcare marketing? If so, there are a number of healthcare marketing conferences held throughout the year that may be of interest to you.
We’ve compiled a list of the healthcare marketing conferences that are coming up through next year. If you’re looking to learn more about healthcare marketing and connect with others in the industry, these conferences are worth checking out.
2021 Dates are Subject to Change
Many organizers are monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and are making changes accordingly. We are updating this page as new information is available. Please be sure to check with event organizers about upcoming events.
Events Scheduled in 2021
Next Generation Patient Experience (NGPX) Virtual Event
March 10, 2021
The goal of the NGPX conference is to transform patient experience. This conference brings together patient experience trendsetters, visionaries, trailblazers, and leaders to share ideas on how to revolutionize patient experience. It is open to healthcare professionals in executive leadership, physician/nurse leadership, patient experience/satisfaction, service excellence, patient advocacy, marketing, operations, HR, and clinical education. Attendees will have the opportunity to network, meet with vendors, listen to presentations, and share ideas.
Health IT Marketing & PR Conference (HITMC)
Beginning March 24, 2021
HITMC focuses on marketing and PR in healthcare. This year, instead of doing a single event, HITMC has a 6-part virtual series scheduled throughout 2021, with sessions on March 24, April 28, June 23, September 15, October 20, and November 17. These sessions are free to attend and will each be 2.5 hours long. Attendees include healthcare marketing executives, healthcare PR professionals, healthcare communications experts, and digital healthcare marketing professionals.
New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) Annual Conference
June 23-24, 2021
NESHCo is a professional society for those in healthcare communications, public relations, marketing, advertising, and public affairs. The organization’s spring conference is one of the largest regional healthcare conferences. Attendees can meet with exhibitors to learn more about available products and services. (Hear Dan Dunlop, a NESHCo board member, on the Paradigm Shift of Healthcare podcast.)
Society for Healthcare Strategy & Marketing Development (SHSMD) Connections
September 19-21, 2021
San Antonio, TX
Topics discussed at this annual conference include marketing, digital engagement, analytics and research, public relations/communications, strategic planning, physician strategies, business development, customer experiences, and leadership development. You can network with other healthcare marketing professionals and meet with companies who provide services to help healthcare organizations run more efficiently.
Patient Experience Symposium 2021
September 20-22, 2021
This event brings together leaders and stakeholders in healthcare, with the goal of improving patient experience. Attendees include thought leaders, healthcare executives, clinical trial operators, administrators, health IT experts, physicians, and nurse leaders. Topics are focused on ideas and strategies to enhance the patient experience, including best practices, trends, and answers to common issues and pain points.
Healthcare Marketing and Physician Strategies Summit
October 6-8, 2021
This conference is hosted by the Forum for Healthcare Strategists and is designed for health executives in marketing, public relations, advertising, communication, and other executives involved in marketing strategy. The event will feature senior-level executives in marketing, communications, business development, digital, and physician relations.
Hospital Marketing National Fall Conference
October 13, 2021
This event is solely focused on executing marketing strategies for hospitals. Attendees include advertising agencies, media companies, PR firms, hospital and healthcare marketers, media buyers, and healthcare providers. Topics discussed at this conference include hospital marketing best practices, choosing the best media mix, developing successful marketing campaigns, and highlighting key practice areas.
Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing & Public Relations (ISHMPR) 2021 Fall Conference
October 14-15, 2021
This conference is open to members of the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR). Speakers at this event will share their expertise, case studies, and industry best practices.
SHSMD Virtual Conference
October 20-21, 2021
In addition to the in-person conference SHSMD is holding in September 2021, they are also hosting a virtual event. The virtual event will include online workshops, seminars, and social networking opportunities for healthcare strategists, including marketers, planners, communicators, and business developers.
Medical Practice Excellence: Leaders Conference
October 24-27, 2021
San Diego, CA
MGMA is an organization for medical practice administrators and executives to connect with the products and services they need to reduce operating costs and provide a better patient experience. At the conference, formerly known as the MGMA Annual Conference, medical practice management professionals can network, collaborate, and listen to expert speakers on topics ranging from patient engagement and satisfaction to technology and other concerns of running a practice.
A virtual experience is also planned for November 16-18, 2021.
Healthcare Internet Conference
November 2-4, 2021
Las Vegas, NV
This conference is designed for healthcare executives from hospitals, health systems, group practices, integrated networks, and health plans. Attendees include web directors, marketing directors, public relations directors, and chief information officers, among other healthcare professionals. At this conference, you can learn about how other organizations are marketing themselves, find out about the latest developments in technology, and get connected with vendors who can help your practice accomplish its marketing goals.
Modern Healthcare’s Strategic Marketing Virtual Briefing
November 11, 2021
From Modern Healthcare: “The Strategic Marketing Conference, previously brought to you by Modern Healthcare, is now the Strategic Marketing Virtual Briefing, a complimentary event brought to you by Modern Healthcare Custom Media. This event provides you with the same great insights in a format that is of no charge to you.”
The goal of this conference is to bring together marketing and communications professionals, hospital executives, and thought leaders to share knowledge on marketing and communications strategies.
Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society (CHPRMS) Annual Conference
November 17-19, 2021
CHPRMS provides resources for members of healthcare organizations in North and South Carolina. At the organization’s annual fall conference, healthcare marketers and communicators can learn about the ever-changing world of healthcare marketing and get insights from leading experts. At the conference, you will be able to attend presentations from healthcare marketing experts and network with others in your field.