Frequently Asked Questions

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General

If you are an Hospital, Health System or GPO executive, please contact Robert Chafin at 859.523.5701 to register. If you are a PDC executive or Supplier and have questions, contact Trey Beuttel at 859.523.5701. Please note:  The ACE Summit does NOT sell lists of any kind.

February 21-24, 2022

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate | Orlando, FL

Click here to learn more about the benefits of attending the ACE Summit.

Because the ACE Summit is structured in an open, collaborative format, your networking opportunities include:
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Boardroom Sessions
  • Keynote Sessions
  • 1:1 Meetings

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Trey Beuttel at 859.523.5701.

Healthcare Business Media is a division of Bluegrass Business Media and producer of focused healthcare industry events, including the ACE Summit & Reverse Expo as well as the IDN Summit & Reverse Expo. These events bring together leading healthcare executives and their industry partners.  We strive to form strategic partnerships with our customers and partners to serve the healthcare marketplace. Both events are focused around a unique reverse expo format that allows the utmost interaction between providers and their business partners. We work to be the leading content provider serving our channels by partnering with industry leaders, associations, media companies and major universities. If you have comments or questions for our CEO, John Kelly, please contact him at 859.523.5701.

We believe personal service is the cornerstone of Healthcare Business Media.  If you have further questions, require clarification or need additional information, please give us a call at 859.523.5701, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or send us an email. We want to ensure that your ACE Summit experience exceeds expectations.

On-Site Experience

Unlike a traditional expo, the ACE Reverse Expo features senior healthcare and GPO executives staffing booths as they host healthcare facility and capital equipment suppliers, architectural firm representatives, equipment planners, engineers, construction company executives and related consultants and executives from the facility and capital equipment sectors, providing a unique opportunity to effectively and efficiently use their time and resources.  

The ACE Summit Reverse Expo provides substantial cost-cutting opportunities for attending suppliers, engineers, architects and construction company executives by saving time and travel expenses otherwise associated with building partnerships through travel to individual healthcare systems, hospitals and GPOs. 

Hospital and health system executives save valuable time otherwise taken up by the process of sourcing new vendors, business partners and consultants. The ACE Summit Reverse Expo offers an open environment to meet with several potential business partners in one neutral venue.

The PDC Showcase (formerly the Evening Business Exchange) is the opening networking event in an expo-type format.  Architects, equipment planners, general contractors, and engineers host you in their booths during this 2-hour evening reception. The PDC Showcase offers a unique opportunity to make a variety of valuable business contacts in a convenient and efficient manner.

Yes, educational content is created to meet continuing education (CE) accreditation standards for:

  • AIA - American Institute of Architects
  • IFMA (CFM) - International Facilities Managers Association
  • CHFM - Certified Healthcare Facility Manager
  • ISM - Institute of Supply Management
  • PDH - Professional Development Hours for Engineers

Contact Robert Chafin at 859.523.5701 for more information about CE credits.

Your contact person at the ACE Summit will send out all planning items that you will use to make effective use of your time throughout the Summit.  We are also available, by phone or email, at your convenience to answer any questions you may have or to walk you through your daily agenda in order to maximize your ACE Summit experience.  

MTC Reservations, Inc. is the official travel agency for the ACE Summit. For your convenience, hotel reservations may be made via email at bookit@mtcreservations.com, or toll-free at 201.675.1196 or 0354.  Exclusive ACE Summit rates are available only through MTC.  Early booking is suggested to ensure you receive preferred arrival/departure dates as hotel accommodations fill up quickly.  In order to receive the ACE Summit discounted room rate, you must make your reservations through MTC Reservations.  

The ACE Summit dress code is business casual.  Contact Trey Beuttel to learn more about attire at the ACE Summit.

Virtual Experience

Providers and GPOs, you will select your experience type for the ACE Summit during the registration process. Please note, you can change your experience preferences at any time. Please contact Robert Chafin at 859.554.3236 with any questions. 

Suppliers and PDC executives, access to the Virtual Experience is included in your registration. Please contact Trey Beuttel at 859.523.5701 with questions about your registration. 

The ACE Summit will send out all planning items that you will use to make effective use of your time throughout the Summit.  We are also available, by phone or email, at your convenience to answer any questions you may have or to walk you through your daily agenda in order to maximize your ACE Summit experience.  

The ACE Summit Virtual Experience offers CE-accredited breakout sessions (available live and on-demand) and numerous hours for virtual networking through the Virtual Reverse Expo. The ACE Summit Virtual Experience is an unparalleled conference with informative educational sessions, efficient networking, and inspiring keynotes that can be enjoyed from your home or office. 

Yes, educational content is created to meet continuing education (CE) accreditation standards for:

  • AIA - American Institute of Architects
  • IFMA (CFM) - International Facilities Managers Association
  • CHFM - Certified Healthcare Facility Manager
  • ISM - Institute of Supply Management
  • PDH - Professional Development Hours for Engineers

Contact Robert Chafin at 859.523.5701 for more information about CE credits.

The Virtual Reverse Expo Booth offers attendees the flexibility to network from the comfort of their home or office. The Virtual Reverse Expo provides a convenient forum to effortlessly engage health system executitves, suppliers, and PDC leaders. The format of the Virtual Reverse Expo will be similar to its on-site counterpart. The Virtual Reverse Expo features multiple virtual booths staffed by hospital, health system, and GPO leaders during the expo. Contact Robert Chafin at 859.523.5701 for more information. 

The ACE Summit will send out all planning items that you will use to make effective use of your time throughout the Summit.  We are also available, by phone or email, at your convenience to answer any questions you may have or to walk you through your daily agenda in order to maximize your ACE Summit experience.