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Dr. Puckrein and Director McCarthy Headline OAMES 35th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Join Us Nov. 17-18 at the Quest Business Center, Columbus, Ohio

Meet and connect with the most influential group of Ohio’s HME business leaders and industry vendors by participating in OAMES 35th Annual Meeting & Exhibition scheduled November 17-18 at the Quest Business Center in Columbus, Ohio. We proudly host this annual event to offer Ohio decision-makers a forum for learning the latest about industry developments on the state and national scene and bringing buyers and suppliers of HME products and services together to share a productive networking experience.

We are currently finalizing our agenda and speakers but are excited to announce some of the highlights include presentations by:

* Dr. Gary Puckrein, PhD – CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum to discuss the group’s studies citing the harmful impact of the Medicaid DMEPOS bidding program;

* John McCarthy – Director of the Ohio Department of Medicaid;

* Cara Bachenheimer, Senior VP of Government Relations for Invacare;

* Tom Ryan, President & CEO of the American Association for Homecare;

* and much more including a collaboration with VGM’s Fall Series on day two (Nov. 18).

Exhibit/Sponsor/Advertiser Information – OAMES’ conference features a variety of options for service and product providers that would like to participate in the event. Options include individual exhibitor tables, sponsorships for a variety of budget options, advertising and more. Display tables are sold on a first-come, first-paid basis.  For a detailed vendor prospectus, please click here.

Facility Information – The conference will be held at the Quest Business Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 43240.  This convenient meeting facility is located in the popular Polaris area on Columbus’ north side and has been the host site for the annual conference the past two years.  Parking is free at Quest and the building is easily accessible for smooth exhibit set-up and tear-down.

Accommodations - It’s not too soon to book your hotel room.  We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn next door to Quest meeting facility for your convenience. Make your reservation by calling 614-885-8400 and requesting a room in the "OAMES" block, or reserve your room through our special OAMES link below.  The rate is $124.00 and is available until October 26th. 

Hotel information:

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/Polaris

8411 Pulsar Place

Columbus, OH 43240

Room block dates: November 17 & 18

We hope you’ll join us this fall for the best exposure to Ohio’s leading HME organizations! Watch for registration to begin soon. If you have any questions, contact the OAMES office at 614-876-2424.

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