Special Events

The Breakthroughs Conference allows attendees many options for networking, social responsibility, and celebrating and showcasing success and innovations. Be sure to take advantage of these opportunities.

Innovation Celebration

Tuesday, June 19
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The future of healthcare takes shape before your eyes at Premier’s annual Innovation Celebration. Join us for this highly anticipated event on Tuesday evening and be among the first to see and hear about exciting new technologies and innovations on their way to the healthcare marketplace. A member committee of clinicians and other healthcare professionals selects which devices and products to showcase. All attendees are invited.

Awards – Honoring Performance and Social Responsibility

Tuesday and Thursday

Each year at Breakthroughs, Premier recognizes the outstanding work of member and supplier organizations which earn the following top performance awards: QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare, Supply Chain Excellence Award, Supply Chain Innovation Award, Supplier Legacy Award, Supplier Horizon Award, Supplier Diversity Award, and AEIX Risk Management Award. We are delighted to also honor the recipients of the Richard A. Norling Premier Alliance Excellence Award and the Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award. Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of these exceptional organizations.

For more information on deadlines for consideration for the Supply Chain Excellence Award and applications for the Supplier Diversity Awards, please visit PremierConnect.

Downtown Networking Celebration: Nashville at Night

Thursday, June 21
6 – 9 p.m.

Premier Rocks Downtown Nashville

Breakthroughs takes on the Honky Tonk Highway in downtown Nashville on Thursday night.  We will celebrate our last night in Nashville on 3rd Avenue, just off Broadway, which is home to many landmark storefronts, restaurants and hip music venues such as the newly opened Florida Georgia Line House. Delicious southern food, flowing libations and live Nashville music will be offered around every corner. Don’t miss networking with colleagues at this Breakthroughs block party!