Networking at HIMSS Conferences

January 11, 2016 by Tammy Kwiatkoski, Director, Clinical Informatics, HIMSS North America

Connect with your peers and thousands of industry leaders and health IT professionals at HIMSS16!  Even in today's digital world, face-to-face networking is still beneficial to you and your organization—in fact, it's one of the top reasons for attending the HIMSS Annual Conference! Plan ahead and take full advantage of the following networking opportunities:

Stop by the HIMSS Spot to have a cup of coffee, chat with HIMSS staff about key health IT topics, and learn about HIMSS resources.

Wellness Challenge at HIMSS16
Show your peers that you are dedicated to going the extra mile to better manage your personal health by participating in the HIMSS Wellness Challenge.

Special Interest Group Meetings
Participate in one or more HIMSS Special Interest Groups (SIGs) meetings and exchange information on shared area of interest with other HIMSS16 attendees

Career Services Center – featuring HIMSS Portrait Studio
Whether you're new to the health IT field or seasoned professional, discover a wide range of resources to advance your career. Do you need a new headshot for work, your CV, or social media profile? Get your professional photo taken for FREE at the HIMSS Portrait Studio, located in the HIMSS Career Services Center.

Celebrate at HIMSS16’s Receptions

Reconnect with old friends and make new connections as you enjoy live music, food and drink.

  • HIMSS16 Opening Reception. Sip, Savor and Socialize! Get a sneak preview of this year's exhibits on Level 1 Hall G, after Michael Dell's keynote on Monday, February 29.  
  • It's Back! Communities Open House. Learn about HIMSS Chapters, Communities, Special Interest Groups, Fellows, Committees and Task Forces.
  • Millennials on a Mission Reception. This exclusive reception offers an opportunity for young professionals to connect, while giving back to the community.
  • HIMSS16 Living Room.  The perfect setting for a quick private meeting or private phone call in this exclusive area.
  • Chapter Receptions: Chapter Receptions allow you to meet local health IT professionals and network with members in your own back yard!

We hope you enjoy all that Annual Conference has to offer.  We’re excited to be hosting many opportunities to meet your educational, networking, and career needs.  With so many meet ups, and sessions, customize your agenda to reach your full benefit as an attendee.

About the Contributor
Tammy Kwiatkoski, MBA is Director of Clinical Informatics at HIMSS and serves as a subject matter contributor to Clinical Informatics Insights.

Posted Under: Clinical Informatics