HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition Highlights

More than 42,500 people registered for HIMSS19 in Orlando. Clinicians, executives and health information and technology professionals from around the world came together to experience expert education sessions, next-generation products and solutions, and unparalleled networking opportunities designed to help them continue transforming health and healthcare through information and technology all year long.

We are inspired by a vision where everyone, everywhere, has access to a health and wellness ecosystem that works – one with the human at its heart. We are inspired by our exhibitors – our partners in health transformation – and their thought leadership, fortitude and innovation.

Join us at the 2020 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition in Orlando to help us drive what’s next for health.

 

42,532
Total Number of Attendees

3,829
International Delegates

1

419
First-Time Exhibitors

1,328
Exhibiting Companies

82
Start-up Companies

 

Top 5 Reasons People Attend the HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition

HIMSS19 post-conference survey data

  1. We’re an unparalleled experience.
    “Education, networking and exhibition all in one place.”
  2. We’re relentlessly innovative.
    “Discover innovative solutions.”
  3. We’re distinctly relevant.
    “Stay abreast of the latest healthcare technological developments.”
  4. We’re trusted advisors and thought leaders.
    “Grow my understanding of the health information and technology industry.”
  5. We’re the ultimate conveners.
    “Build my network.”
… and we are all these things because of your partnership.

HIMSS19 Exhibition at a Glance:

  • 1,323 companies
  • 419 first-time exhibitors
  • 82 startup companies
  • 263 average leads per company (vs. 217 at HIMSS18)
  • 3.08 people per square foot / floor density (industry average: 1.8)
  • 11% increase in value companies received from exhibiting

Attendee Satisfaction Ratings

Variety of exhibiting companies/products and services – 83.7% (vs. 81.6% at HIMSS18)

Specialty exhibit areas – continued year-over-year satisfaction growth:
  • HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ – 14%
  • Cybersecurity Command Center – 8%
  • Intelligent Health™ Pavilion – 6%
  • Innovation Live – 4%
  • Lightning Sessions – 4%
  • Personalized Health Experience – 4%

Total Registration

HIMSS19 HIMSS18 HIMSS17
Total Professional Registration 17,655
+3.3% ↑
from HIMSS17
in Orlando
18,910 17,084
Total Registration 42,532 43,725 42,062
 

Previous Times Attended

Purchasing Authority

Professional Title

 

Professional Worksite

 

Attendees from Provider Locations

  • 56% VP-level and above
  • 35% C-suite titles; breakdown as follows:
    • 39% CIO
    • 23% CMIO, CNIO, CCIO, CMO, CNO
    • 10% CEO
    • 8% Other C-Suite
    • 7% Chief Clinical Officer
    • 6% COO
    • 4% CSO, CISO
    • 2% CFO
    • 1% Chief Innovations Officer
  • 78% decision makers and decision influencers
  • 85% have been in the field for 6+ years
  • 18% international; breakdown as follows:
    • 50% VP-level and above
    • 75% decision makers and decision influencers
    • 82% have been in the field for 6+ years

    First-Time Attendees

    • 40% of registrants; breakdown as follows:
      • 29% VP-level and above
      • 62% decision makers and decision influencers
      • 71% have been in the field for 6+ years
    • 39% from provider locations
      • All worksite breakdown:
    Hospital, Multi-Hospital System, Integrated Health System 24%
    Healthcare Consulting Firm 17%
    Market Supplier 14%
    Academic Education Institution 7%
    Academic Medical Center 6%
    Federal, State or Local Government 6%
    Life Sciences 6%
    Payer, Insurance Company, Managed Care Facility 5%
    Financial, Legal, Investment Firm 3%
    Independent Ambulatory Clinic 2%
    Professional Association/Society 2%
    Public Health 2%
    Ancillary Clinical Service Provider 1%
    Banks/Financial Services 1%
    Community Health Center Clinic 1%
    Critical Access Hospital 1%
    Long-Term Care Facility 1%

    International Attendees

    • 3,829 attendees
    • 8% ↑ from HIMSS17 in Orlando
     

    Top 20 Countries at HIMSS19

     

    Countries with 10 or More Attendees

    From largest to smallest representation

    1. United States
    2. Canada
    3. Netherlands
    4. Brazil
    5. South Korea
    6. United Kingdom
    7. Israel
    8. Sweden
    9. Japan
    10. Germany
    11. France
    12. Turkey
    13. China
    14. Australia
    15. Singapore
    16. United Arab Emirates
    17. Finland
    18. Norway
    19. Belgium
    20. Saudi Arabia
    21. Puerto Rico
    22. India
    23. Switzerland
    24. Mexico
    25. Taiwan
    26. Colombia
    27. Ireland
    28. Denmark
    29. Spain
    30. Portugal
    31. Thailand
    32. Italy
    33. Argentina
    34. Qatar
    35. New Zealand
    36. Philippines
    37. Chile
    38. Austria
    39. Lithuania
    40. Costa Rica


    Find your perfect exhibit or sponsorship opportunity for the 2020 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition!


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