HBA Global presents

2017 HBA Annual Conference

Date and time



Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

1201 Market St

Philadelphia, Pa 19107 United States


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At this time registration is now closed for the 2017 HBA Annual Conference as we have sold out of registration passes and Reading Terminal Market Reception tickets. To change any workshop selections please check in onsite at the customer service desk (near the registration desk on the 5th floor of the Marriott).

Transforming through G.R.I.T (Gratitude, Resilience, Influence, Tenacity)

Each fall, the HBA hosts hundreds of leaders from all sectors of healthcare, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, hospital, payers and service companies, who gather to build business connections for a sustainable leadership advantage, learn from thought leaders to broaden perspectives and to expand their business acumen.


More than 1000 attendees are expected for pre-conference seminars, exciting main-stage (plenary) presentations, more than 20 interactive workshops, multiple network-building opportunities and social events, exhibit hall, “Tri” movie viewing with panelpost conference sightseeing tour and more.


Join us to:
- build business connections for a sustainable leadership advantage
- learn from thought leaders to broaden your perspective
- develop actionable insights for yourself, your team and your organization
- be a part of the convening of top women in healthcare across sectors as we work to further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare.


How to select your workshops

View the 2017 pre-conference seminar and workshop guide.

This year, the HBA is offering a selection of pre-conference seminars (additional registration fee applies) as well as three opportunities to take workshops. Here is the schedule:

Pre-conference seminars - Monday, 6 November, from 1:00- 4:00 PM
Workshop session 1 - Tuesday, 7 November, from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Workshop session 2 - Tuesday, 7 November, from 2:30-4:00 PM
Workshop session 3 - Wednesday, 8 November, from 8:30-10:00 AM


Registration fees


New this year: Any employee from a current HBA Corporate Partner company can register at the member rate. Find out if your company is a Corporate Partner here

2017 reg fees

Registration fee includes a reception on Monday night, breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and breakfast on Wednesday. There is a reception planned at Reading Terminal Market for Tuesday night (additional fee required).
All prices are in USD
All rates are through 11:59 PM ET


Is this event refundable?  Yes
Please note: If a portion of your registration fee is covering HBA membership dues ($225 for nonmember registration, $175 for employee of a corporate partner registration) this is nonrefundable and nontransferable per the HBA refund policy
All requests must be submitted in writing via email to the HBA at hba@hbanet.org by 20 September, 2017 and are subject to a $75 USD admin fee. No refunds are available after 20 September, 2017. Substitutions are allowed at any time.


For event questions/support, please contact us via email or call 973-575-0606, ext 4.


To register you will need to log in to the HBA website.  You will be prompted to do so as your next step.  Follow the instructions to create an account if you are a new user.


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Registration information

The registration button at the bottom of the page will not show if online registration has closed or if the event has reached capacity. If you are a guest and the registration button is not showing, it may be that this is a member-only event. Read more about the benefits of membership or contact us about membership.

The HBA will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with special needs have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs. Contact us if you require special accommodations for this event.


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By registering for this event, you acknowledge that you may be photographed, videotaped and/or audio-taped during the course of the meeting and hereby give permission for your image, voice, or survey comments to be used in education, training, promotion and/or trade and communications media by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association in any and all media throughout the world, without restriction as to frequency or duration of usage.