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2017 OHA Annual Meeting

The Ohio Hospital Association invites hospital professionals from across the state and corporate partners to attend the 2017 OHA Annual Meeting, June 12-14 in Columbus.

The OHA Annual Meeting offers a premier opportunity for health care providers and administrators at all levels to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends, to network with their peers and achieve a better understanding of the health care issues and policies most likely to impact their organizations. 

This three-day event features more than 70 education sessions, keynote presentations by national leaders and special recognition events. The conference offers approved contact hours for many disciplines, including an ACHE track offering Face-to-Face credits.

To see all the 2017 OHA Annual Meeting has in store, download the Annual Meeting brochure.


Employees, medical staff, trustees and volunteers of OHA member hospitals and health systems and OHA Corporate Partners may register for the education or vendor components at no cost.

Some optional special events or meal functions do require a registration fee, and payment must be made by credit card when you register online.

OHA Member Registration (Hospital and health system employees, medical staff, trustees and volunteers and OHA Corporate Partner employees)

Non-Member Registration

Special Events

The OHA Annual Meeting includes several special events throughout the conference. The special events require registration and some require a registration fee. 

Special Event Details 


Keynote Address, 11 a.m.–noon

OHA Advocacy Luncheon, 12:30–1:45 p.m. (Cost: $40 per person)


Keynote Address, 11 a.m.–noon

OHA Legal and Financial Affairs Luncheon, 12:30–1:45 p.m. (Cost: $40 per person)

OHA Energy & Sustainability Program Awards Luncheon, 12:30–1:45 p.m. (Cost: $0 for OHA members, $40 non-members, per person)

OHA Annual Recognition Dinner, 5–6 p.m. Welcome Reception/VIP Reception; 6:30–8:30 p.m. ($68 per person) 


ACHE Breakfast, 7:30–8:30 a.m. (Cost: $30 per person)

Quality Summit Lunch, 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. (No cost, but registration is required)

Benefits of Attendance

  • Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for many disciplines at no charge
  • American College for Health care Executives track offering Category 1 credits
  • Network with peers, leading experts and health care professionals at all levels from around the state
  • Explore new and innovative solutions at the general sessions, keynote speaker events and the luncheons 
  • Celebrate outstanding caregivers, leaders and hospitals for their stellar service to patient care and their communities at the annual recognition dinner
  • Browse the latest products and services offered by OHA's Corporate Partners Educational Tracks
  • More than 70 professional development sessions in the following hospital management tracks:
  • Data and Technology
  • Facilities Management
  • Finance
  • Hospital Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Legal and Compliance
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Organizational Development/Productivity
  • Physician Leadership
  • Physician Relations/Recruitment
  • Public Relations
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • Risk Management 


Conveniently located in central Ohio at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Town Center, the OHA Annual Meeting is held in a unique setting with more than 200 shopping, dining and entertainment venues for attendees to explore.

Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH 43219

Phone: 614-414-5000
Fax: 614-414-5100

Please make your hotel reservations directly with the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Be sure to use the OHA meeting code “HSP” to receive our OHA Annual Meeting rate: $194 per night, single and double.

The cut-off date to receive the group rate is Friday, May 12. After this date, rooms will be available at the regular rate. Please make your reservations quickly, as the group block fills up very early.

Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities 

Annual Meeting exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are reserved for OHA Corporate Partners. As a corporate partner, you can reserve an exhibit space for the event and have the opportunity to sponsor a track, special event or luncheon. 

OHA Corporate Partner Program     

Please contact Cliff Lehman with questions about the OHA Corporate Partner Program.


If you have additional questions about the event or regarding sponsorship, please contact the OHA Member Services Department at 614-221-7614.


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