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June 16, 2022

Engaging Programming, Innovative Products, Keynotes, Industry Leaders, and Networking Events

Long Beach, CA (June 15, 2022)Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo, one of the country’s largest shows dedicated to healthcare design and facilities, returns for its 35th annual event to the Long Beach Convention Center, September 27-29. This must-attend symposium and expo brings together architects, designers, engineers, contractors and providers to collaborate, share research, hear fresh perspectives and participate in the ever-changing healthcare industry. Attendees will have a chance to sit in on compelling Keynote Presentations, explore 100+ Exhibitors, be inspired by industry leaders at daily Conference Sessions, enjoy Networking Events and much more.

“We’re thrilled to return to California this September as the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo’s roots are here as the first Symposium took place in Southern California 35 year ago,” said Jenabeth Ferguson, Vice President, Symposium Director. “The energy at the event is always incredible. From powerful keynotes to informative sessions to product launches from top Exhibitors, HFSE 2022 is the event for healthcare industry leaders, from design firms to healthcare owners.”

Robust Conference
The Symposium features three jam-packed days of educational and insightful sessions, case-studies and keynotes meant to inspire and improve current and future healthcare facilities. The sessions will span multiple topics including Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, and Community Health, among others that are making an impact on the healthcare design industry. This year’s closing keynote is Jessica Gutierrez-Rodriguez, a Healthcare Facilities Executive, former hospital CEO, Electrical Engineer, Symposium Advisory Board member of more than a decade, and recipient of the Symposium Founder’s Award. Jessica will challenge and inspire with her gripping personal account of blazing a courageous heart-centered leadership trail through the domains of health, healthcare, and design.

Expo Hall
The Expo Hall features the most Innovative products and services in the healthcare facilities industry from some of the country’s top manufacturers and providers. Many exhibitors will launch new products at HFSE, getting in front of important decision makers from healthcare facilities, architecture and design firms. Experience the latest furnishings, technology, flooring, healthcare consulting from WIELAND Healthcare, Projectmate, Tarkett and ECG Management Consultants, a Siemens Healthineers Company and many more. Don’t miss mini sessions on the Expo Floor at the Design Solutions Theater where the design team galleries come alive in these 15 minute presentations. Back by Popular Demand – there will be two design solutions theater so double the chance to hear about the latest projects in this exciting format.

Symposium Distinction Awards
The annual program recognizes design teams, projects and individuals who have made a profound contribution to the healthcare design industry. The program accepts submissions of all types and sizes of patient care-related facilities. In addition, it recognizes the best and most innovative new products within the healthcare design & construction industry. All entries are due August 4 and submissions can be made here:

Networking Events
Mix and mingle with new and old friends at daily events including the Grand Opening of Exhibit Floor and Symposium, Ice Cream Social, Happy Hour and many more fun and engaging events.

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The mission of the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo is to create a multi-disciplinary environment that inspires you to evoke change and the advancement of a better delivery of healthcare through the physical space. Competitors, clients, and colleagues come together as friends to collaborate, share research, hear fresh perspectives and participate in the ever-changing conversation of your industry.