Upcoming events

    • 09/26/2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hailey Sault, 394 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802

    Pre-conference networking

    Coming to fall conference?

    You're invited to mix and mingle with fellow MHSCN fall conference attendees the night before.

    Although there's no charge to attend, please RSVP so that we have enough appetizers and beverages to go around.

    Location information

    Hailey Sault is located in suite 800 of the DeWitt–Seitz Marketplace. The historic building is on 394 S Lake Avenue in Duluth, Minn.

    Fall conference info

    • 09/27/2019
    • 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Inn on Lake Superior, 350 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN
    Duluth lift bridge

    Our MHSCN: Bridging New Connections

    During fall conference 2019, explore the expanding role of the healthcare communicator and marketer.

    Schedule, topics and speakers

    7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Exhibitors and Continental Breakfast

    8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome Announcements

    8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Marketers, Do You Speak CEO?
    Christine Albert, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications for LCMC Health, New Orleans, LA.

    9:50 – 10:10 a.m. Patient Experience Efforts That Drive Market Share
    Jessica Stauber, MBA, APR, Director of Marketing and Business Planning, St. Luke’s Health Care System

    10:10 – 10:40 a.m. Break and Exhibitors

    10:40 – 11:25 a.m. The Challenges of Rural Obstetrics Care
    Catharine Richert, Senior News Reporter, Minnesota Public Radio

    11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Lunch and Exhibitors

    12:25 – 12:45 p.m. MHSCN Awards of Excellence Presentation

    12:50 – 1:35 p.m. Communication Strategies to Build and Nurture Community Health Partnerships
    Jim Rice, Ph.D., Managing Director and Practice Leader, Governance and Leadership, Gallagher

    1:40 – 2:25 p.m. Helping Your Organization Thrive Through Change: Change Management Essentials
    Meredith Fox, CEO and Founder, Portage Partners Consulting

    2:30 – 3:15 p.m.  Speaker TBD

    3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Wrap-up

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Networking and Reception

    More about topics and speakers

    Membership + Conference = Savings

    If you'd like to renew or become a new member of MHSCN, take advantage of our membership and conference registration bundle. For $190 (only $15 more than non-member registration fee), enjoy the benefits of MHSCN membership during the conference and all year long. 

    1. Go to mhscn.com/membership.
    2. Select your membership level. Enter your email address, and complete a security check to advance to the application form.
    3. Enter BRIDGE2019 in the discount code field. The professional membership fee will go down $20 to only $40.
    4. Once your membership application is complete, return to register for the conference at the low membership price.

    Hotel reservations

    If you need lodging before or after the conference, we recommend staying at the conference venue: The Inn on Lake Superior, 350 Canal Park Drive, Duluth, MN 55802

    To make reservations, call 218-726-1111 or 888-668-4352 by Tuesday, August 27 and reference under the MHSCN room block. 

    Room type Thursday, Sept, 26  Friday, Sept. 27
    Standard poolside or city view $149.99 $169.99
    Bridge view $159.99 $179.99
    Standard lake view $174.99 $194.99
    Lake view suites $184.99 $204.99

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