2017 Annual Leadership Conference Information

Our Home Care Landscape: Big Challenges, Bigger Opportunities

As the premier association representing the home care industry, the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA), is committed to connecting and educating our members. We stay on top of the latest issues, have our finger on the pulse of future trends and keep our member companies informed. Whether providing training on the latest business strategies, technology or hosting our dynamic annual leadership conference, HCAOA enables our members to grow, advance workers’ skills and meet the needs of America’s seniors.

The 2017 HCAOA Annual Leadership Conference will take place in Austin, TX October 8-11. The HCAOA is encouraging home care providers to attend the conference this year with the theme Our Home Care Landscape: Big Challenges, Bigger Opportunities. Attendees will be immersed in the latest home care innovations, business strategies, practices and methods throughout the conference. They will also have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders in keynote speeches and expert breakout sessions on a range of must-see topics including:

• Sales/Marketing
• Operations
• Technology
• Advocacy/Legislation 

Throughout the conference, leading vendors will be exhibiting their latest offerings supporting home care providers across the country. Take this great opportunity to learn the newest competitive strategies, find out what’s cutting-edge, and network with key innovators across the home care industry all in one location.

Registration for attendees will be available beginning in June of 2017.  

Hotel Information

The 2017 HCAOA Annual Leadership Conference will be held at the Austin Renaissance Hotel in Austin, TX on October 8-11. Austin is the capital of Texas, home of the University of Texas at Austin® and gateway to the beautiful Hill Country. As the Live Music Capital of the World®, the city has a soundtrack all its own. More than 250 live music venues flourish with rock, indie, pop and Tejano. Top notch restaurants with legendary barbeque and farm-to-table cuisine whet your appetite. Shop in one-of-a-kind boutiques that line South Congress and the 2nd Street district, or head out to the hill country to relax in a world class destination spa. More than 300 days of sunshine lend itself to a refreshing dip in Barton Springs or try stand-up paddle boarding on Lady Bird Lake. Click HERE to learn more about Austin’s exciting attractions!

HCAOA has secured an outstanding rate of $192 plus tax per night from the Austin Renaissance. Reservations can be made by calling the Austin Renaissance Hotel at 1-800-468-3571 or click HERE. Please book accommodations by September 15 and mention that you are an attendee of the HCAOA Annual Leadership Conference to ensure you receive our discounted rate.


Vendor Information

Made up of over 2,500 business owners representing communities across the country, HCAOA members represent millions of dollars in purchasing power each year.  If you are a company that serves the home care market, you don't want to miss the opportunity to interact directly with company decision makers at an event that is guaranteed to attract top leaders from across the industry. 

The conference allows you to simultaneously introduce your company's latest products and services, and gain valuable feedback from potential customers. This ability to reach an ever-expanding audience can cultivate new leads, increase sales metric and help your company build new relationships.

Vendor Registration 

Vendor company registrations are time and date stamped, therefore those who register first will have the first booth selection on a first come first serve basis. Please note the 2017 Exhibit Hall floor plan will be finalized in the coming months and the HCAOA will reach out to each vendor to schedule their booth selection. Don't forget to look for these new opportunities in the 2017 Annual Leadership Conference Sponsorship Prospectus:

  • Home Care Rocks Sponsorship 

  • Greetings From Austin Sponsorship 

  • Refresh & Recharge Sponsorship 

  • New App Platform Sponsorships 

Please click HERE to view the 2017 Annual Leadership Conference Sponsorship Prospectus and learn more about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities. 

Register HERE as a vendor today! 

We look forward to seeing you in Austin, TX this fall!