Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 8


S SHOW TALK | 12.15
Revved up for 2016
It was a big year for the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, with
roaring good speakers and a full house of attendees and exhibitors
By Kevin Gaffney
Oh, the wondrous things you must have seen and
learned and experienced at the 2015 Healthcare
Design Expo & Conference! With so much going on
in just four short days, I hope you were able to take it
all in.
For me, it's really hard to know where to begin. I experienced so many great sessions and learned about
innovative products, but by far the best part of my first
Healthcare Design Expo & Conference was meeting so
many outstanding professional folks from this industry.
The show roared out of the gate with our opening
keynote, Ken Schmidt, brand visionary and former
director of communications for Harley-Davidson. Ken
offered great insights on brand building and I took
away some valuable lessons, such as "no story told
means no demand built" and that it's more important
to create passionately vocal advocates for your brand
rather than just "customers." My favorite takeaway
from his talk: People are attracted to visibly passionate
people, and that was so evident at the show. I met so
many passionate, smart, wonderful people-in fact,
our verified attendance was up 16 percent, so chances
are you met more of your fantastic colleagues, as well.
The networking events were top-notch, with special
thanks to Wieland for the sponsorship of our exhibit
hall welcome reception and to KI for sponsoring the
big casino night, where lucky winner Tyler Schwede
of HKS won a three-night stay at the Mandalay Bay
Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

I'd also like to thank our presenting sponsor,
Steelcase Health, as well as all of our association
partners, with a special thanks to The Center for
Health Design.
The expanded 2015 exhibit hall featured almost
300 of the top names in healthcare design and
showcased hundreds of products. We also made
finding those products even easier with our new
product category section in the show directory,
making the directory something you'll want to
hold on to for reference throughout the year.

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference
Nov. 12-15, 2016
Houston Convention Center, Houston
HCDconference.com

Contact us:

Chief Executive Officer and President
David Loechner

Cate Olszewski Sales Manager
216.373.1219
cate.olszewski@emeraldexpo.com

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Philip Evans

Founded and produced by Healthcare Design and
The Center for Health Design

We wrapped up the show by making Gina
Livingston-Smith $10,000 richer in our cash giveaway drawing. Thanks to our giveaway sponsors
Flexcco, Inpro, Keilhauer, Shaw Contract Group,
and Sunbrella.
I wish you, your families, and your colleagues a
very happy holiday season and continued prosperity in the New Year. And we look forward to seeing
you at the 2016 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, Nov. 12-15 in Houston. HCD

Kevin Gaffney
Group Show Director, Healthcare Design
kevin.gaffney@emeraldexpo.com
770.291.5446

Mike Pae Account Executive
216.373.1224
michael.pae@emeraldexpo.com
Holly Kaye Account Executive
216.373.1222
holly.kaye@emeraldexpo.com
Mary Kay Thompson Marketing Manager
770.291.5440
mary.thompson@emeraldexpo.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Healthcare Design - December 2015

Healthcare Design - December 2015
Contents
HCDmagazine.com
Editorial
Show Talk
Monitor
The Center
The Inside Story
Hitting the Mark
View From the Top
Echoing the Landscape
Master Class
Research
Special Supplement: 2015 Remodel/Renovation Competition
Remodel/renovation Competition
Special Advertising Section: Remodel/Renovation Directory
Special Supplement: 2015 Product Innovation Awards
Product Innovation Awards
Special Advertising Section: Product Innovation Gallery
First Look
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Healthcare Design - December 2015
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Cover2
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 1
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Contents
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 3
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - HCDmagazine.com
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 5
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Editorial
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 7
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Show Talk
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 9
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Monitor
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 11
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 12
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 13
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 14
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 15
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - The Center
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 17
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - The Inside Story
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 25
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Hitting the Mark
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - 31
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - View From the Top
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Echoing the Landscape
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Master Class
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Research
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Special Supplement: 2015 Remodel/Renovation Competition
Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Remodel/renovation Competition
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Special Supplement: 2015 Product Innovation Awards
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Healthcare Design - December 2015 - Special Advertising Section: Product Innovation Gallery
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