Nurse Pitch - HIMSS19 Nursing Innovation Pitch Competition in collaboration with the ANA - Siemens

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Nurse PitchTM

HIMSS19 Nursing Innovation Pitch Competition in collaboration with the ANA

HIMSS is pleased to announce a new attendee experience at HIMSS19 Debut Square.. In this new experience, HIMSS and ANA will be executing a nursing innovation luncheon & pitch competition – these events 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 Debut Square; the program will consist of a luncheon for 150 people (RSVP required, separate sponsor) and a two hour pitch competition Nurse PitchTM. The two hour pitch competition 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

Nurse Pitch(TM) Sponsorship Benefits (Exclusive Opportunity):

  • Pitch competition application list provided prior 1 week prior to event (name, title, organization/company)
  • HIMSS19 Nursing Luncheon attendee RSVP list provided 1 week after event (name, title, organization/company) - Sponsored by BD
  • Lighting talk demo (15 minutes podium time with microphone & screen)
  • Sponsor senior leadership to announce Nurse  PitchTM  winner on stage
  • News article posted on & featuring sponsoring organization (approx. 250 words)
  • Sponsor senior leadership interview with HIMSS Capture Innovation media writer
  • One (1) senior leader from sponsor organization will serve as Pitch Competition Judge
  • Sponsor logo prominently displayed on the Pitch Stage (name pending)
  • Badges (Exhibitor or Client- You Determine Mix) – 10
  • Full Conference Badge – 4
  • Priority Points – 13


HIMSS Member Price - $40,000

Non Member Price - $44,000

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

GL Code – 401300-1089 / 401300-1028 (HIMSS Internal Use)

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