Nurse Pitch - HIMSS19 Nursing Innovation Luncheon & Pitch Competition in collaboration with the ANA - Becton Dickinson


USD $ 20,000.00

USD $ 22,000.00


Nurse PitchTM

HIMSS19 Nursing Innovation Luncheon & Pitch Competition in collaboration with the ANA

HIMSS is pleased to announce a new attendee experience at HIMSS19 – the Pitch Stage – building upon the successful launch of HIMSS18 Innovation Live and the inaugural Developer Lab. This new experience will increase the nursing voice, opportunity and visibility of the nursing audience in the digital health ecosystem by holding ‘nursing led’ & ‘nursing developed’ pitch-style competitions. 

Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

Program Overview

The ½ day nursing innovation program held in partnership with the ANA (American Nurses Association) will be an anchor attraction of the HIMSS19 Pitch Stage; the program will consist of a luncheon for 150 people (RSVP required) and a two hour pitch competition. The two hour pitch completion will have approximately 8-15 pitches, dependent on number of applications received. The HIMSS Innovation & Conference Center will drive all aspects of the Nursing Innovation Luncheon & Pitch Competition – Nurse PitchTM - including but not limited to marketing, registration, applications, luncheon RSVP, logistics, judging criteria, prizes, competition software, IIP protocols, GDPR requirements and programming.

Prizes (in development)

  • Mentorship with innovation incubator/accelerator
  • Recognition spotlight – featured article in HIMSS premier innovation publication HIMSS Capture Innovation and on the HIMSS blog
  • Two complimentary registration to HIMSS20 Global Conference & Expo
  • Two complimentary HIMSS one year individual membership
  • Cash prizes:
    • First place $10,000
    • Second place $5,000
    • Third place: $2,500
  • Sponsor is invited to provide prize ideas  

Target Audiences: Nurse tech enthusiasts, nurse entrepreneurs, nursing students, nursing faculty, nursing leaders, CNOs/CNIOs & nurse champions. 
Expected attendance: 150 luncheon attendees; 200 Pitch Stage attendees

Sponsorship Benefits (Exclusive Opportunity):

  • Sponsored Nursing Innovation Luncheon @ HIMSS19
  • In collaboration with HIMSS identify luncheon invitee list demographics
  • Sponsor reserves the right to one reserved table during luncheon; approx. 10 attendees
  • HIMSS19 Nursing Luncheon attendee RSVP list provided 1 week before event (name, title, organization/company)
  • HIMSS19 Nursing Luncheon attendee RSVP list provided 1 week after event (name, title, organization/company)
  • Choice of one program content:
  • Sponsor lighting talk demo (15 minutes podium time with microphone & screen)
    • Sponsor developed panel presentation (5 minute intro from sponsor and 30 minute panel discussion) OR
    • Speakers and content developed in collaboration with HIMSS and ANA
  • One (1) industry senior leader may be recommended to HIMSS, by the sponsor, participation as a judge on the Nurse Pitch competition judging panel.  HIMSS to extend the formal invite to the recommended panelist. 
  • Sponsor logo prominently displayed during luncheon
  • Sponsor logo prominently displayed during luncheon
  • Additional Nurse Pitch program benefit Pitch competition application list provided prior 1 week after event (name, title, organization/company, pitch)
  • Inclusion in HIMSS19 marketing campaign, with callout for luncheon and luncheon sponsor, including but not limited to:
    • Develop a digital campaign supporting the event through HIMSS social media channels
    • Blog post in the HIMSS Health IT Pulse blog, to be authored by sponsoring organization on a topic to be agreed upon by HIMSS and sponsor that meet the HIMSS guidelines and standards.
    • Four weeks of event advertising in the HIMSS Weekly Insider eNewsletter
    • News article posted on & featuring sponsoring organization (approx. 250 words)
    • Sponsor senior leadership interview with HIMSS Capture Innovation media writer
    • Emails from HIMSS to its targeted membership (such as nursing and innovator segments) promoting event
  • Badges (Exhibitor or Client- You Determine Mix) – 6
  • Full Conference Badge – 2
  • Priority Points – 7


HIMSS Member Price - $20,000

Non Member Price - $22,000

*Additional fees may apply - please contact for more information. 

GL Code – 401300-1089 (HIMSS Internal Use)

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