Prepare to launch into the extraordinary future at the grand kickoff of HIMSS24!  Join us for an electrifying evening that promises an unforgettable experience!

Thursday Night
Special Event

Get ready for one of the most incredible parties HIMSS has ever thrown—a huge bash that fills six different clubs and spills out into the streets of Universal CityWalk and Islands of Adventure theme park!

Award Recipients
VIP Reception
Step into the VIP section of the opening reception with fellow attendees and award recipients for a celebratory evening of networking, food, drink and photo opportunities.
Emerging Healthcare
Leaders Reception

Enjoy an evening of pure fun and retro vibes with your fellow vibrant young professionals at JoJo’s Shake Bar!

Exhibit Hall
Social Hour

Close out your day throughout the exhibit floor as you mingle and enjoy a variety of refreshments in participating booths.

Women in Health IT
Networking Reception

Dive into the radiant atmosphere of our underwater glow party, where networking meets innovation with the industry’s top women leaders transforming health through technology.

A Celebration of Black Excellence Reception
Reunite with both new and long-time friends and colleagues at the Celebration of Black Excellence for some fun and connection.

Relax, connect and toast with influential healthcare delegates from around the globe.

Connection Zones
& Lounges

Find a comfortable and quiet space to recharge, connect, network and collaborate with other attendees during the conference.

Specialty Pavilion

Network with likeminded professionals in our specialty pavilions while enjoying refreshments and drinks.

Collaborator Events

Collaborators represent non-profit professional associations and societies working to identify solutions and convene stakeholders at the HIMSS24 Global Health Conference & Exhibition.

Iftar Gathering

Join us at sunset for an Iftar meal to break the fast together during Ramadan.

Chapter Events

HIMSS has 56 chapters across the United States, Canada, and India. Connect with local chapter members this week and continue making impacts once back at home.

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Global Health
Equity Events

Join the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network to advance the cause of health and wellness for everyone, everywhere. Collaborate with members of our diverse communities to share insights, best practices and resources.

Ice Cream

Indulge your sweet tooth and treat yourself to delightful ice cream sundaes! Be on the lookout for vibrant umbrellas dotting the show floor, each one harboring delicious treats. Your taste buds will thank you for this yummy break – don’t miss out!

for this yummy break – don’t miss out!

Advancement Members

Join other Senior, Fellow, Life and Life Fellow HIMSS members at a social hour to mingle with other HIMSS advanced members. RSVP via email sent to advanced members.

for this yummy break – don’t miss out!

Interoperability & HIE Breakfast Panel
Join industry experts as they dissect the implications of the latest regulatory rules for the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC). Gain valuable insights into compliance, data exchange, patient access, and the transformative impact on the HIT landscape.