Even in such a digital-focused world, attending an in-person conference is an excellent way of staying on the pulse of information.
Staying up to date with innovations and technology and networking with the best minds in your field are excellent ways to deliver the best work you can. So, here are the best healthcare marketing conferences to attend in 2024:
DHIS Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit
February 6-7 – La Jolla, CA, USA
June 5-6 – Boston, MA, USA
DHIS is focused on bringing together inspiring innovators from across the globe to examine and discuss timely and important healthcare issues, including healthcare marketing. You can expect lively panel discussions, interactive breakouts and networking opportunities with important minds within the healthcare industry. This year’s event promises to be bigger than ever, there are even two conferences this year! One in California and another in Massachusetts!
2024 AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference
February 11 – 14 – Orlando, FL, USA
More than 1,000 rural health leaders are set to come together in Orlando in February. They are committed to advancing rural health services and providing quality care to patients and entire rural communities. The conference is an excellent chance to see innovations, technology and speeches from industry leaders helping make this happen. It’s a great chance to see new marketing opportunities as they are being created.
Medicare Marketing & Sales Summit
February 15 – 16 – San Diego, CA, USA
Medicare Marketing & Sales Summit promises to be an event that medical marketers and sales teams should not miss. It brings together the best speakers from the industry to provide invaluable insights into this highly competitive environment. There will be general sessions, keynote speeches and roundtable discussions from the best minds in the business.
February 25-28 – Los Angeles, CA, USA
Taking place over four days in Las Vegas, Vive is one of the most important events in the health industry. During the four days, senior and executive leaders in the digital healthcare space will deliver invaluable insights in speeches and roundtable discussions designed to promote engagement and growth across the healthcare industry. So, if you’re a healthcare marketing professional, this is your chance to learn from the best as they take a deep dive into the most popular topics in healthcare marketing.
HIMSS 2024 Global Health Conference and Exhibition
March 11-15 – Orlando, FL, USA
Over 30,000 healthcare professionals are set to connect at HIMSS this year. Healthcare professionals, innovators and educators from around the world will learn, discuss and invent new ideas that will drive the healthcare industry forward. Learn from some of the greatest minds in healthcare, and see how the health ecosystem is set to change with new information and technology leading the way. Every area of the healthcare industry is covered at this conference, so it’s no surprise that it’s popular with everyone in the industry.
Healthcare Marketing 360 Summit
March 18 – 19 – Nashville, TN, USA
This year’s Healthcare Marketing 360 Summit theme is ‘Disruptive Strategies to Reach and Engage Modern Consumers’. So, expect next-gen tools and technology to be unleashed, as well as valuable consumer insights that will transform healthcare and build brand loyalty with masterful marketing plans.
3rd Edition of International Public Health Conference
March 21 – 23 – Changi, Singapore
There are over 40 scientific sessions at this year’s International Public Health Conference. Attendees are sure to learn some incredible insights about preventive medicine, clinical trials, diseases, research, global health and health marketing. This is a global event with brilliant minds from all over the world delivering powerful, insightful and invaluable information that could change the way you deliver healthcare information forever!
April 16 – 18 – Dublin, Ireland
This event is all about innovation as the name suggests. So, expect to rub shoulders with key decision-makers, innovators and leading experts as the world’s healthcare leaders assemble in Dublin. They are set to discuss the critical challenges facing the ever-changing global healthcare community. Opportunities and insights await with keynote presentations, spotlight sessions and an international pitch competition all planned.
Healthcare Marketing & Physician Strategies Summit
April 17 – 19 – Las Vegas, NV, USA
Healthcare’s leading physicians and marketing consultants come together at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. This is a key event in the marketing calendar for healthcare marketers. Not only will you learn from some of the best minds in the marketing industry, but you’ll also see how marketing decisions can directly affect healthcare professionals. With speeches and presentations planned all weekend, you’ll definitely come away with some tricks, tips and tools to use in your own marketing.
MASHSMD 2024 Annual Conference
May 7-9 – Richmond, Virginia, USA
MASHSMD is an excellent networking opportunity. If you’ve been to this conference before, you are in for a real treat. You will meet the world’s healthcare marketing professionals and are sure to walk away with fantastic insights, a few connections and maybe a couple of new friends. Gain knowledge from the most experienced healthcare marketing professionals in the world and get ready to be inspired!
Bits & Pretzels HealthTech Conference
June 5-6 – Munich, Germany
This event in the beautiful city of Munich usually has over 2,500 attendees. 1,200 medical executives, 400 investors and 100 exhibitors. This event is centred around medical start-ups, so it’s the perfect place to send people new to the healthcare marketing world. It’s a great place to learn how to build brand awareness and how marketing in the healthcare industry works.
June 17-20 – Amsterdam, Holland
This medical conference is usually held in the USA. However, for the first time, it is set to be held in Europe. This is a great chance for anyone in Europe who has always wanted to attend it. This year, there will be over 3,500 attendees, 250 speakers, 300 sponsors and over 50 countries being represented. This is a global ecosystem that is sure to leave everyone inspired!
August 1 – Sydney, Australia
This event was previously known as the Healthcare Leaders Forum. The HealthTech Forum brings together inspiring minds from across the healthcare industry. With decision-makers and industry leaders offering key insights with powerful keynote speeches. You will walk away from this event with a clear understanding of the digital forces that are shaping the healthcare landscape and be a valuable part of shaping the digital strategy in the future.
IHF RIO 47th World Hospital Congress
September 10 – 12 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
First held in 1929 in Atlantic City, The World Hospital Congress connects leaders, decision-makers and innovators in the world of medicine and healthcare. Knowledge and information are abundant at this event. It is an excellent place to exchange ideas, learn about innovations and network with senior executives from every part of the healthcare sector.
The Patient Experience Symposium
September 19 – 20 – Boston, MA, USA
This is a one-of-a-kind event in the healthcare marketing calendar, as it brings together stakeholders across the healthcare industry to look at the patient experience. You’ll learn about what makes your patients tick, new technology you can use to target key audiences and innovative techniques that can take your marketing to the next level. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn about your audience and how to deliver content that is tailored to them.
7th Edition of International Cancer Conference
October 17 – 19 – Baltimore, MD, USA
This is a bit more niche than most, but still worth a visit to healthcare marketing pros looking for insights into the field of cancer. This conference brings together the best minds in the field, brand-new insights, tech and innovations from people and companies that are all pushing the field forward. You’ll network with patients, caregivers, journalists, researchers, scientists, pharmacists and a great deal more. This is an online and in-person conference. The networking opportunities at this conference alone are worth their weight in gold for a marketer, but the insights from patients, researchers and experts are sure to leave you with plenty to think about too.
4th Edition of International Vaccine Congress
October 24-26 – Baltimore, MD, USA
Vaccines are still a hot-button topic, and learning marketing insights into this field will always be valuable. So, head to the 4th edition of the International Vaccine Congress to learn more about marketing vaccines to local communities or the world! Every professional in this field is set to attend – so network, learn and build your marketing strategies with advice from global experts!
Healthcare Internet Conference
November 10 – 13 – Austin, TX, USA
This is an excellent conference for your entire team! Everything is covered here. There are powerful insights into healthcare marketing, IT, web, data analytics and so much more. As a networking event, it is almost unparalleled, and the knowledge on offer will change the way your entire team thinks about healthcare marketing for years to come!
So, that’s our list of the best healthcare marketing conferences to attend in 2024. We hope you attend some of them and get some valuable information and insights that will help you create compelling marketing campaigns and strategies throughout the year.
Did we miss your favourite event? Are you an organiser of a medical conference? If so, get in touch and we’ll update our list.