Frequently Asked Questions

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General Virtual Experience


If you are an Hospital, Health System or GPO executive, please contact Brent Petty at 859.554.3236 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 22-March 5, 2021
Virtual Experience

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:
  • Virtual Reverse Expo
  • Virtual PDC Showcase
  • Boardroom Sessions
  • Breakout 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.

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 Brent Petty 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 Virtual Experience offers CE-accredited breakout sessions (available live and on-demand) and numerous hours for virtual networking through the Virtual Reverse Expo and 1:1 Meetings. 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 Ellie Wnek 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 Ellie Wnek at 859.523.5701 for more information. 

1:1 Meetings offer attendees the opportunity to schedule and attend virtual meetings. With complimentary access to private video conferencing chats, these meetings simplify the process of networking virtually. All attendees will have a personal schedule of their breakout sessions and 1:1 meetings for each day of the experience. Contact Ellie Wnek 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.