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Exhibitors, Sponsors and Supporters

An Introduction

The Hospice and Palliative Care Leadership and Advocacy Conference (LAC), formerly known as the Management Care and Leadership Conference, attracts more than 1,300 highly qualified, motivated prospects with the interest and buying authority. LAC attendees represent the leading hospices in the nation caring for 80% of the patients in the country. As a vital extension of the educational programming, the Expo Hall provides opportunities for attendees to update their knowledge of the latest products, programs and services, uncover emerging trends in the field and develop valuable connections.

Who Attends

Executive leadership and management at all levels of hospice and palliative care will comprise the audience for this conference, including presidents and CEOs, administrators, directors, clinical managers, finance and development managers/coordinators, quality and performance improvement professionals, regulatory and compliance officers, marketing and public relations managers, educators, researchers and other leaders working to promote the successful advancement of hospice and palliative care.

Why Exhibit

Dedicated Exhibit Time

Your company will engage in dedicated exhibiting time that DOES NOT conflict with other events or educations sessions, resulting in more networking time for you!

Networking Opportunities

Expo Hall Lunches, Coffee Breaks, Breakfast Bites and enhanced networking tools and resources available to attendees and exhibitors allow for maximum exposure and visibility to prospective clients.

Visibility and Recognition

As an exhibitor at LAC, you will be recognized as a company committed to the hospice and palliative care field and community by showcasing your products and services. Take advantage of valuable face time with your prospects and customers.

Additional Resources

Download the 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus

View the 2019 Exhibit Hall Floorplan

Exhibitor Kit

Freeman Exhibit Services Live Online Order


Become An Exhibitor 

For Exhibitors

  • All those who will be solely exhibiting will receive a link to select your top 3 booth spaces on February 1, 2019, once the exhibit application form and payment has been received.
  • Once you receive the link to select your booth, please follow the link to make your selection
The Exhibitor Experience
  • Up to 7 Hours of Dedicated Exhibit Time, 11.5 with the NHF Gala
  • 97% of Attendees Visit the NHPCO Exhibit Hall 
  • 50% of Attendees Follow Up with an Exhibitor on a Product/ Service
  • 4 events held in Expo Hall Allow for Additional Exposure

*Please note that NHPCO will not be held responsible for any technical difficulty you may encounter during the online supporter and/or exhibitor selection process


JANUARY 16: Tier I Supportors receive booth selection link (Gold and above)

JANUARY 23: Tier II  Supportors receive booth selection link

FEBRUARY 1: Booth selection link emailed to organizations solely exhibiting that have submitted a minimum deposit of 50% by January 31, 2019 

FEBRUARY 15: Advance Exhibit booth rate ends

FEBRUARY 19: Supportor logos due to NHPCO (high resolution file format, png.)

MARCH 5: Descriptions due, 25 words or less

MARCH 15: Approval deadline for all signage displayed at registration, exhibit hall, and/or booth space

MARCH 29: Standard Exhibit booth rate ends

MARCH 29: Last day for hotel room block rates

MARCH 29: Final payments due

MARCH 29: Exhibit booth personnel due

Exhibit Hall Schedule


Exhibitor Move In: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome Reception: 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm


Breakfast Bites: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Coffee Break: 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Networking Lunch: 12:15 am - 1:45 pm

Exhibitor Tear Down:  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NHF Gala: 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm (Optional)

Become a Member 

NHPCO Associate Membership

As an NHPCO Associate Member, your organization receives unique opportunities and access to benefits that help connect you and gain exposure to hospice and palliative care providers. 
Your membership can also help you gain new clients and resources to better serve your customers.

Become A Conference Supporter

NHPCO offers a variety of annual sponsorship and support opportunities that are designed to accomplish your marketing goals, enhance your brand, and reach key decision makers and influential organizations within the healthcare, hospice and palliative care arena.

When you join the LAC at one of these supporter levels, you send a resonating message to NHCPO Leaders and attendees that you support and value the mission and vision of NHPCO. Select the level of conference support that suits your budget, extend your reach and further increase your visibility. are designed to accomplish your marketing goals, enhance your

Click here to download the 2019 LAC Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus and view the sponsorship opportunities available.

For Supporters

  • All supporters that have completed an application form and submitted payment to NHPCO will receive a link that allows you to select your top 3 choices. A confirmation email will follow.
  • Supporters will have first selection of booth space in accordance with the level of sponsorship.
    • Platinum, Premier and Gold – January 16, 2019
    • Silver, Bronze, Copper, Pewter- January 23, 2019

*A minimum of 50% is due at the time the Supporter and/or Exhibitor application form


Customize your Sponsorship Package 

We want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your sponsorship. If you’d like to explore adding to or creating a custom package of your own, let us know! We welcome your ideas and creativity. Email the Exhibits Management Team at exhibit@nhpco.org.

Who Can I Contact with Questions?

The NHPCO Exhibits Management Team is here to help. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have questions regarding exhibits, sponsorships and advertising opportunities.

Teri Shaw
Director of Business Strategies

Office: (703) 837-3140

Lorna Etienne
Business Strategies Specialist

Office: (703) 837-3152