Participant Resources

The IHE NA Connectathon 2017 is January 23 - 27, 2017, at the FirstMerit Convention Center of Cleveland and HIMSS Inovation Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Participant resources, including inofrmation on badge registration, travel, and hotel accommodations will be updated throughout the fall 2016.

Connectathon Badges

Connectathon badges will provide you with admission to the testing floor effective January 23 - 27, 2017; and, additionally, access to food & beverages. Participants are required to provide two (2) staff persons at minimum to manage on-site system testing for the entire week of January 23 - 27, 2017.

System fees do not include Connectathon badges for Participant's staff to attend this event. Participants must complete a separate online pre-registration to purchase Connectathon badges in order to access the Connectathon test floor.

Connectathon Badge Types & Fees

  • Weekly Participant Badges allow participants access to the test floor January 23 - 27, 2017
  • Daily Participant Badges allow participant's access to the test floor for one day only
Badge Type
Early Bird Price (Date TBD)
Standard Price
Daily Connectathon Badge $150 USD per person $200 per person
Weekly Connectathon Badge $375 USD per person $550 per person

Connectathon Badge Policies

  • Participant may purchase Connectathon badges for additional staff members
  • Connectathon badges are limited to the Participant's leadership, technical, marketing and testing team. Guests are not permitted on the testing floor
  • All Participants must have a valid badge to access the Connectathon test floor, and badges must be worn at all times while on the test floor

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued to participants for badges or social event tickets. Connectathon badges and social event tickets are transferable. To request a transfer, please contact

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Cleveland Resources

Make the most of your trip to the IHE NA Connectathon 2017! Cleveland offers world-class experiences without the world-class ego. Discover exciting things-to-do, iconic sights, and foodie favorites. IHE USA has made it easy, here's some key resources to help you blend in like a local.

Cleveland Visitors Guide
Downtown Cleveland Dining Map Download Map
Cleveland Dining Guide Download Guide
Downtown Restaurants with Sunday Hours Download Listing
Local Pharmacies & Convenient Stores Download Listing
Public Transit - RTA Service
Cleveland Convention Center Map Download Map

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