Event Detail

Annual Convention & Trade Show
Kansas Star Event Center - Mulvane, KS
September 27 - 29, 2023 (Setup on the 27th, Trade Show on the 28th)
Members $995 | Non Members $1195


Join us for fun networking opportunities and, of course, the latest news and information! Please select your business name from the Sales Associate Business Drop down list.  (Third box down)  If your company is not listed, please choose the "My company is not listed" option. (Last box down)

When: September 27, 28, 29, 2023.  (Trade Show day is September 28, 2023)
Where: Kansas Star Event Center - Mulvane, KS
Number of exhibiting companies: 75+
Number of attendees expected: 300-325 attendees include but not limited to: primary decision makers, CEOs, CFOs, DONs, Board Members, Purchasing Managers. A pre-registered attendee list will be e-mailed two weeks prior to event and a final attendee list will be e-mailed within one week after convention. 

Vendor Move In:
Wednesday, September 27th  1:30PM – 5:00PM.  THIS IS YOUR ONLY OPTION.  The trade show will share a space with the opening general session in the arena on Thursday morning.  This is why all booths MUST be setup the evening of the 27th.

Wednesday evening hospitality event:
Wednesday, September 27th 6PM- 8PM Location TBD
All vendors and attendees are welcome to join us for networking, hors d’voeuvres and drinks.

Trade Show Hours:
Thursday, September 28th 10:40AM – 1:30PM. 

Please be respectful during the opening general session and sidebar any conversations until the session is over.  Attendees will move from the opening general session straight to the trade show.  There will not be any competing time with the trade show hours.  Lunch will be provided.

Vendor Kit:
Your booth is a 10’X10’ booth.  It will have a 6’ draped table and two chairs
If you would like additional items in your booth (such as carpet), a rental form can be found here.
Freight Form can be found here.
Booth Install and Dismantle Labor Form can be found here.

Booth Decorating Contest:
Our theme this year is “Game On! Is your playbook up to date?”  All decorations are sports related.  We encourage you to decorate your booth along with the theme.  The winner will receive a half price booth for the 2024 trade show. This will not carry over to future shows. A $222.20 value.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
We have a wide range of sponsorship opportunities.  Click the links below for more details.
Details on becoming a Tier Sponsor (this includes your booth)
Additional Sponsorships that do not include your booth

Hampton Inn and Suites at Kansas Star
Hotel Phone: 316-524-3777
Pricing and reservations details can be found here: bit.ly/3KLnOoJ
Rooms are limited and will be on a first come first serve basis.  Once rooms are sold out, reservations will need to be made in Wichita.  (about a 20 minute drive)

Education Offerings:

KHCA/KCAL is bringing in Nationally known speaker LuAnn Brubaker.  She will provide education specific to Long Term Care suppliers on “Leveraging Your Trade Show Investment”  Plan to attend on Thursday morning the 28th from 9:15 to 10:15 before the trade show begins. The two representatives attending the Trade Show are welcome to attend ALL EDUCATION offerings at no cost.  I only need to know if you need CEs.