Extend your message and branding beyond the borders of your booth! Official show sponsorships are the best way to lift your brand and extend your message to the entire Healthcare Design Expo & Conference audience. We’ve created a comprehensive menu to help you reach key buyers and influencers before, during and after the show. Whatever your goals may be, we can work on a customized plan to help you accomplish those goals. View the sponsorship brochure

Pre & Post Show



Special Packages


Website Advertising

Attendees rely on the HCD website to provide them with the most up-to-date information on exhibitors, registration, conference sessions, special events and more. What better way to highlight your company than by placing an ad, including a link to your company’s website in a highly visible position on the official show website.

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HCD Connect

HCD Connect is where you manage your online profile. Stand out in the exhibitor list, on the floor plan, and strengthen your profile by upgrading your listing from basic to bronze, silver, or gold (see the Special Packages tab above). There are also sponsorships and a la carte items available in HCD Connect, such as Exclusive Exhibitor List Sponsor, Exclusive Floor Plan Sponsor, Floor Plan Logo, and Floor Plan Banner Ads. Learn more>>

Turnkey Postcard Program

Invite your customers and prospects to visit your booth at Healthcare Design Expo & Conference. Promote your brand/products by inviting buyers to schedule meetings, visit your booth, order show specials, and buy! There is an option available to mail to pre-registered attendees as well. Printing, postage and mailing included. Learn more at


Email Marketing to HCD Attendees

HCD will send your html file to the current list of registrants and/or the previous event’s attendees. Invite attendees to your booth, reach them again after the show, and stay in touch year round with this program.

Email marketing to attendees is available to Healthcare Design exhibitors only.  To market to attendees of an event that has already taken place, you must have been an exhibitor in that show. To market to attendees at an upcoming event, you must meet one of the following criteria:

Have exhibited at the prior year’s event and are contracted for the upcoming event
– OR –
Did not exhibit at prior year’s event, but are contracted and paid in full for upcoming event




Welcome Reception

As the sponsor of the Welcome Reception, your organization will gain tremendous recognition, driving traffic to your booth to build relationships and generate leads. Get the party started and carry that momentum throughout the Expo and Conference.


The Center for Health Design VIP Reception Sponsor

The Center for Health Design’s VIP Reception is an exclusive invitation-only event to honor, network, and share ideas with those who contribute to and support the work of The Center for Health Design.


The Center for Health Design Awards Ceremony Sponsor

The Center for Health Design Awards Ceremony presents three prestigious awards during Monday’s Plenary Session at Healthcare Design: the Healthcare Environment Awards, the Nightingale Awards, and the Changemaker Award.


Registration Sponsor

Draw attendees to your booth in the high-traffic registration area, the first stop for each and every Expo and Conference attendee, by installing your flooring and having your logo on the front of three registration desks.


Networking Event Sponsor

The social event of the Expo and Conference, held Monday evening. All HCD attendees and exhibitors are invited for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, entertainment and more.


Attendee Bag Sponsor (Sold)

Each attendee will receive a high-quality, durable, tote featuring your logo. This is an effective away to have your company’s brand seen by all the Expo and Conference participants throughout this multi-day event.


Power Lounge Sponsor (Sold)

Sure to be a hub of activity, this heavily-trafficked working lounge located in a highly visible area gives attendees a place to relax, recharge, network, and conduct business—and gives you a powerful opportunity to build you brand awareness, and engage attendees.


Mobile App Sponsor (Sold)

The Mobile App Sponsor keeps attendees connected to important Expo and Conference updates and social media alerts.


Exhibit Hall Cafe Sponsor

The exclusive sponsor of the Food & Beverage area in the Healthcare Design Exhibit Hall. Your company name will be attached to all mentions of the Food & Beverage area in the Exhibit Hall.


Facility Tour Bus Sponsor

Spend a few minutes delivering your company’s message to facility tour attendees.


Lanyard Sponsor (Sold)

This eye-catching and exclusive opportunity keeps your company name constantly in sight throughout the show.

Healthcare Design Awards Luncheon Sponsor

Open to all Healthcare Design attendees, the Healthcare Design Awards Luncheon will honor the 2016 Design Showcase Citation of Merit Winners, Remodel/Renovation Award Winners, and The HCD 10.

Advancements in EBD Research Track Sponsor

The Presenting Sponsor is the top-of-mind visible partner before, during, and after the Expo and Conference, providing the sponsoring organization significant branding, lead generation, and lead nurturing programs, as well as demonstration of thought leadership.

Presenting Sponsor (Exclusive)

Great for organizations dedicated to Evidence-Based Design (EBD), the Advancements in EBD Research track presents juried research studies on multiple healthcare design environments.

Badge Sponsor (Sold)

Attendee badges are required for entry into every Expo and Conference function. The exclusive badge sponsorship is an effective way to build your company’s brand awareness by having it seen by the industry’s leaders throughout the multi-day event.

Coffee Break Sponsor

Scheduled throughout the Expo and Conference and located both near the educational sessions and in the Exhibit Hall, the exclusive HCD Coffee Break sponsor receives incredible brand exposure and onsite promotion during all refreshment breaks.

Education Track Sponsor

Sponsor a track and “own’’ that topic in the marketplace throughout the year, with multiple opportunities before and at the show to demonstrate your involvement on a key topic area. (Excludes EBD Track)

Exhibit Entrance Flooring Sponsor

Make a strong first impression as attendees literally watch their step while viewing your brand’s flooring at the entrance to the exhibit hall.

Attendee Bag Inserts

Enhanced planner profile and entry in the interactive floor plan

  • Company Logo visible in profile
  • 500 character company description in profile
  • One (1) Digital Product Showcase upload
  • One (1) Press Release upload
  • One (1) Show Special upload
  • Eight (8) Product Category Identifiers

Social Media Featured Post

Expand your reach during the show with extra promotion of your booth through our featured social media posts! A photo of your booth, team, and product will be posted to the HCD social media accounts. Learn more >>


HCD Show Directory

The HCD Show Directory is the first thing attendees pick up when arriving at the show and is used as a resource during and after the show. While attendees are perusing conference sessions and the exhibitor list, let their eyes fall on your company’s ad.

  • Standard Full Page: $2,500
  • Standard Half Page: $1,500
  • Back Cover: $5,000
  • Inside Back Cover: $3,000
  • Page 1: $3500

* Discounts available for Healthcare Design magazine advertisers.

Healthcare Design Magazine

Healthcare Design provides expert insight and in-depth coverage of the design, planning, architecture, and interior design of healthcare environments, delivering authoritative and timely content through multiple channels to engage and shape the industry. Healthcare Design features eye-catching showcases, design portfolios, and other compelling editorial and informative articles on current and future trends, challenges, and opportunities in the industry.

For more information on advertising in Healthcare Design please email or call national sales manager Scott Goist, (216) 288-4170.


Included with your booth space, every exhibitor receives:

Enhanced planner profile and entry in the interactive floor plan
Company Logo visible in profile
500 character company description in profile
One (1) Digital Product Showcase upload
One (1) Press Release upload
One (1) Show Special upload
Eight (8) Product Category Identifiers


Digital Promotional Opportunities

Enhance your visibility to attendees and grow your business by upgrading to a HCD Connect digital promotion package. Digital promotion packages increase your visibility with attendees 3-4 times more than with a standard online profile. Take this opportunity to showcase all of your products and services while increasing traffic to your booth on the show floor. Learn more about upgrading to a bronze, silver, or gold package.

Join us in Cleveland for the ultimate networking, education, and product-sourcing event!