General Information

AHRMM Hub/Store/Information Desk
Have questions about the conference or membership? Stop by the AHRMM Hub in the exhibit hall or Information Desk for answers. Take advantage of exclusive attendee discounts on AHRMM publications, products, and 2018 National Healthcare Supply Chain Week gift items at the onsite AHRMM Store.

Americans with Disabilities Act Information
It is important to AHRMM that you enjoy your participation in the conference. If, due to a disability, you have any special needs or requirements, or if you need auxiliary aids or services, please contact AHRMM directly at (312) 422-3840 or

Cancellation Policy/Refund Requests
AHRMM reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the Annual Conference & Exhibition or individual sessions due to unforeseen circumstances. AHRMM can’t be held liable for nonrefundable airline tickets. 70% of your registration fees are refundable if written notice is received by July 27, 2018. No-shows are non-refundable. Any refunds due will be issued once the Conference ends. Notice of cancellation should be sent to After July 27, 2018, all fees/credits toward the Conference are forfeited. Registered attendees are encouraged to send a substitute if they cannot attend. No exceptions allowed.

Conference Attire
AHRMM18 is a casual, but professional, educational environment so we suggest business casual attire. This may include slacks, blazers, blouses, or casual dresses. An average August temperature in Chicago is 82°F (28°C). Keep in mind that the McCormick Place Convention Center is climate-controlled so you may want to dress appropriately to accommodate any varying temperature from inside to outside.

Conference Photographer Consent
A professional photographer may take photos of participants at programs and events. These photos are for AHRMM use only and may appear on AHRMM's website, in printed brochures, or other promotional materials. Attendee registration grants AHRMM permission and consent for use of this photography.

Consent for Audio Recording
By attending and/or participating in discussions, registrants agree that AHRMM may electronically record, copy, and distribute their involvement in all program discussions including question-and-answer periods. No individual or entity other than AHRMM may electronically record or copy any portion of this program for any purpose without prior written consent from AHRMM.

Conversation Corners
Stop by the Conversation Corners to organize notes from a Learning Lab, arrange business cards after visiting the exhibit hall, or simply take a moment to plan out the rest of your conference day. Conversation Corners will be open every day during AHRMM18 and are also a great way to connect, collaborate, and discuss new ideas with your colleagues.

Guest Registration
AHRMM considers spouses, partners, or other family members (at least 18 years of age) attending the conference as guests. Guests are not allowed to enter educational sessions, exhibit hall, or conduct business with other AHRMM attendees or exhibitors. They are allowed to attend all other AHRMM18 food-related functions. Guest badges will show first and last name only.

Online Conference Proceedings
AHRMM18 Learning Labs will be professionally recorded and synched with the appropriate PowerPoint presentations online. When you purchase these recordings, you will receive access to the online learning library. Conference attendees can purchase online access prior to the conference for only $100. To order at this special rate, please select Best Value Registration on the AHRMM18 Registration Form or order onsite at the AHRMM Store for the same discounted rate. This online offering will also be available for purchase after the conference for $230 for AHRMM members and $300 for non-members.

Onsite Check-In
Your official AHRMM18 badge will be required for admission to social functions, educational sessions, and the Exhibit Hall. Registration and conference materials will be available during registration hours at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Any registrant with an unpaid balance will be asked for payment onsite using a check or credit card prior to admission to any educational session or the Exhibit Hall.

Onsite Registration Schedule
Sunday, August 12, 7:30 am – 7:30 pm
Monday, August 13, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, August 14, 7:15 am – 1:30 pm
Wednesday, August 15, 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Press Registration
AHRMM provides special media credentials for members of the press covering AHRMM18 events. Please contact for more information.

By registering as an attendee, program participants agree to refrain from marketing products or services during the course of this program.

Registrants unable to attend may send a substitute. If the substitute is not an AHRMM member, the non-member registration cost differential must be paid in advance or onsite.
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