UCA

URGENT CARE ASSOCIATION
Annual Convention & Expo
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

2019 Urgent Care Convention & Expo, April 7-10 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida

Experience Oceans of Opportunity - the largest annual convening for those in the in-demand, on-demand healthcare industry. Capitalize on the opportunity to further your education, knowledge and career, while taking in the beautiful walking community of West Palm Beach. You'll come away refreshed, with a new perspective  on building your business and caring for your patients.

The UCA 2019 Oceans of Opportunity Urgent Care Convention & Expo will be held from Sunday, April 7 at 3:45pm to Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 11:50am.  Pre-Cons will start on Saturday, April 6 at 9am and will run until 3:30pm on Sunday, April 7, 2019. More information regarding speakers, vendors and sessions will be updated weekly on the Oceans of Opportunity full event site.

Register 4 or more for main convention and the 5th registration is FREE!  

SCHEDULE SPEAKERS EXHIBITORS REGISTRATION INFORMATION REGISTER NOW

2019 ELECTION

 

 

Clinic Set Up and More with Patricia Pash, BSN, RN
Nuts and Bolts of Site Selection with Alan Ayers, MBA, MAcc
Got Contracting? Two-Part Advanced Payer Contracting with Tammy Mallow
Ob-Gyn Knowledge with Dr. Oscar Almeida, Jr.
Mobile + Search = New Patients with Chris Behan
Patient Complaints, Antibiotic Stewardship and Head injuries with Brian Cruz, MD, MBA
Telemed - Race to Embrace or Get Out of the Way with Brent Kell, RT (R) 
Occupational Medicine: Clinician Role in Respiratory Protection Programs and in Hearing Conservation Programs with Don Herip, MD, MPH, FACOEM
Chest and Extremity Radiology Review with Jonathan S. Luchs, MD, FACR
Non-clinical Patient Considerations—Minors, Abuse, Reporting, and More with Barbara Glickman-Williams, RN
Collaborating at all Levels in an Urgent Care Setting with Devra Johnson-Rhodes, MBA

 

 

CONVENTION LOCATION

UCA is thrilled to be having our annual convention, for the first time ever, at a full-scale convention center! The Palm Beach County Convention Center will be an amazing venue for the 2019 Urgent Care Convention & Expo

A map with the location of the Palm Beach County Convention Center (located off of Okeechobee Blvd.) can be found HERE 

HOST HOTELS

The 2019 UCA Convention & Expo will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, which is walking distance from the a few of the host hotels, the Marriott West Palm Beach, the Hilton West Palm Beach and the Hyatt Place West Palm Beach/Downtown. Two additional room blocks have recently opened up at the Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn which are located about two miles away near the West Palm Beach airport.

All UCA room blocks at all locations are OPEN and are available on a first, come, first serve basis.

If you are even considering going to the convention, we suggest making your room reservations as soon as possible, because April is peak season in Florida and the UCA discounted room rates are going FAST!

UCA Room Rate:
Hilton West Palm Beach -  $199 per night plus 13% tax
Marriott West Palm Beach - $199 per night plus 13% tax
The Marriott is currently sold out but availability changes daily so please feel free to check availability by calling their central reservation phone number at 800-376-2292 and ask for the Urgent Care Association Convention room block.

Rooms are available at the Marriott and Hilton on a first, come, first serve basis until March 11, 2019.

Hyatt Place West Palm Beach/Downtown
Saturday, April 6th – King $249 per night plus 13% tax | Double Queen $259 per night plus 13% tax
Sunday, April 7th- Wednesday, April 10th – King $229 per night plus 13% tax | Double Queen $239 per night plus 13% tax

Visit this link to reserve a room at the Hyatt Place West Palm Beach/Downtown. Use Group Code G-UCAS.  Enter the dates needed and the "check-rates" button to book the UCA group rates. If you can't find your dates available at the Hyatt Place on the first link, this link will accommodate you at $249 per night.

Rooms are available at the Hyatt on a first, come, first serve basis until March 15, 2019.

A complimentary shuttle will be available for guests staying at the Marriott or the Hyatt. A map of the walkable downtown West Palm Beach area including the convention center and host hotels, can be found HERE

The Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Airport
Only Double beds available - $175 per night plus 13% tax | Group Code URG

The Hilton Garden Inn West Palm Beach Airport
Only King beds available - $175 per night plus 13% tax | Group Code URG

The Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn are located in the West Palm Beach airport area, about two miles from the convention center. Rooms are available on a first, come, first serve basis until March 15, 2019.

 

FOUNDATION CELEBRATION 

The Foundation Celebration takes place during the UCA Convention & Expo, and the Urgent Care Foundation is excited to announce that the 2019 Foundation Celebration is SOLD OUT!  Being held at the historic Breakers Hotel in West Palm Beach, the celebration is a fundraising event for the Urgent Care Foundation, and it also offers a chance to honor award recipients in several categories. Although tickets are no longer available, there are still ways you can participate and support the Foundation. 

 

VENDORS

Sponsorships are available! Multiple types of sponsorships are available, or we can create one just for you! Contact Jackie Stasch, Senior Manager of Corporate Relations at 331-215-6063.

Want to Exhibit? Floorplan is now open to the public. Learn more here.