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Get ready for even bigger and better connections. At this year’s summit, you can make meaningful connections with the right members.


Take advantage of the dedicated networking time with a variety of members in attendance - from C-suite leaders to service line clinicians and supply chain decision makers – who are eager to partner to discuss new and innovative solutions to reduce costs, improve outcomes and transform healthcare.


We are excited to meet your needs through deeper and more robust partnerships, both with Vizient® and our members, while leveraging our sourcing, data and expertise to drive growth for your organization. Together, we’re stronger.

The Vizient Connections Summit is our pinnacle event, and we want to give our sponsor partners valuable opportunities to make real connections, have fun and maximize brand exposure.


Included in your registration:

  • Member | Supplier Connect – dedicated networking time with Vizient members

  • Vizient Staff | Supplier Connect dedicated networking time with Vizient staff

  • General sessions with notable speakers

  • Educational sessions

  • Outdoor networking reception on Monday evening with Vizient members and staff at the new Wynn Grand Pavilion 

  • Supplier celebration awards reception, dinner and party

  • Breakfast and lunches Monday - Wednesday

Registration Fees

Individual Registration Fees Before Sept. 9: $4,300

Individual Registration Fees After Sept. 9: $6,500


Individual Registration Fees Onsite: $6,500

Guest fee: $200

*All registration fee payments are due by Sept. 9th in order to obtain the $4,300 pricing. There are no refunds or substitutions after Sept. 9th including guest fees.


Group registration discount (5-10): -$300 per person

Group registration discount (11+): -$500 per person

Diverse supplier discount: -$700 



Member | Supplier Connect

Vizient Staff | Supplier Connect

Make plans to attend the Member | Supplier Connect and Vizient Staff | Supplier Connect on Monday and Tuesday where you have the opportunity to connect directly with Vizient members and member-facing staff. Prior to the Summit you will receive a list of the specific member organizations that will be available to meet with along with their initiatives and current challenges.


We heard your feedback! The Member | Supplier Connect will be revamped this year with a new and improved format including:

  • Dedicated networking time, no appointments required

  • Targeted audiences each day

  • An open concept floor plan with vibrant colors

  • Food & drink stations

  • Lively entertainment

  • Soft seating areas


In addition, the member groups will be separated so you can better target and visit with the most appropriate members with ample time to do so. Monday afternoon will be spent with Vizient’s key accounts and Children's Hospital Association (CHA) members. Tuesday morning will be spent with Vizient’s independent community hospital accounts and Provista.


Tuesday, Sept. 20

9:45 – 10:25 a.m. Supplier Session 1

10:35 – 11:15 a.m. Session Session 2

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Joint Member/Supplier Session

Come ready for insights into collaboration, partnerships, and differentiated outcomes during our supplier education sessions.

After these sessions, you will better understand and learn:

  • How Vizient providers and suppliers approach partnerships and initial steps you can take to identify and establish key processes

  • What is top of mind for health systems as they consider the ideal supplier partner and why health care providers are thinking differently and expecting more from their suppliers

  • How health systems are urgently moving patients to alternative settings of care and how you can better partner to support specific growth


Supplier Diversity Reception Monday, Sept. 19  5:30-7:00 p.m.

Vizient's Supplier Diversity and Community Contracting Program supports members to achieve their health equity and local economic impact goals. Please join us for the annual Supplier Diversity Reception on Monday, September 19th at the Summit. All attendees interested in this small, exclusive event with supply chain leaders should join us for a networking reception with an activity all are sure to enjoy.

Join us

Summit Orientation For Suppliers

You’ve taken the first step by registering and attending our annual Summit — now let us guide you on how to make the most of your time. Whether you are a first-time or a long-standing attendee, you’ll benefit from this session as we:

  • Share our strategy to enhance supplier partnerships through our performance improvement capabilities

  • Highlight key sessions to attend to receive optimal value and opportunities

  • Provide best practices for your Connect sessions with Vizient staff and members


Speakers and credentials:

Bryan Grossman, SVP, Strategic Supplier Performance

Bryan Winkler, Associate Principal, Supplier Performance


Where do i send my check payment? 

Please mail you check to:

Vizient Supply - Bank of America Lock Box Services

Lockbox 842167

1950 N Stemmons FWY

Suite 5010

Dallas, TX 75207


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Yes. To comply with Vizient security, all registrants must log-in through their own Vizient single sign on credentials. If you have forgotten your email or password, please view the help document.

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