PHCA Annual Convention

PHCA Annual Convention and Trade Show

September 26-28, 2017 at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Convention Program Book/Session Descriptions: Click here for a copy of the PHCA Annual Convention program book. The list of educational sessions are on pages 29-40. The educational sessions are subject to change.


In line with our efforts to preserve our precious natural resources and cultivate increasingly eco-friendly events, we encourage attendees to take advantage of the opportunity to download session handouts pre- and post-convention. All provided session presentation files are available for download from the PHCA website

Hotel Reservation: Seven Springs is SOLD OUT of rooms!!! PHCA has secured an overflow property for those still interested in attending the Convention. Contact the Holiday Inn Express, 132 Lewis Drive, Somerset, PA 15501 (off the Somerset exit of the PA Turnpike). To make reservations, call: 1-814-701-2762, room block code: PHA, available Mon., Sept. 25 – Thurs., Sept. 28. The rate is $115/night + 9% tax. Cut-off to make reservations is: Fri., Sept. 22 at noon. The Holiday Inn Express is a 20 – 30 minute drive to/from 7Springs. Parking at 7Springs is free and plentiful.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: A full deposit refund will be made on an individual reservation made within the block if cancelled 14 days prior to arrival.

What’s Included: Attendee registration includes education/CEUs, three breakfasts, three lunches, daily beverage breaks, one dinner (Mountainside BBQ) and the entrance to the exhibit hall. Exhibitor registration includes breakout sessions and 2 tickets per booth for the Mountainside BBQ.

Agenda and Registration Form: The PHCA Annual Convention Registration form offers an quick glance at the educational sessions that are currently slated to be offered during the 2017 Convention. You may also register for the convention using the enclosed form. The educational sessions are subject to change.

CEUs: Attendees can earn up to 15 CEUs during the three-day convention. Nurses may earn up to 11.25 CEs. Attendees also may earn up to three PT CEUs on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

PHCA-PAC Golf Tournament: The 2017 PHCA-PAC Golf Tournament is Monday, September 25, 2017 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort Golf Course (Prior to Convention). Registration, driving range and lunch is at 10:30 am followed by an 11:30 am shotgun start. The cost to play is $150 per golfer, which supports the PHCA PAC. Registration covers a round of golf, golf cart, driving range privileges, lunch, beverages, and prizes. You do not need a foursome to play, individual players welcome. If you do sign up a foursome it will cost $500. Register onlineDeadline to register your foursome is Friday, September 8.

PHCA-PAC Clay Shooting: The 2017 PHCA-PAC Sporting Clay Event is Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Rated one of the best sporting clay facilities in the country, Sporting Clays at Seven Springs takes advantage of the natural beauty of the surrounding Laurel Highlands. This event is great for novice and competitive shooters of all ages. This event is $150 per shooter. Register online.

Attendee Special Services: When you register, you will be asked if you require any special services, such as special dietary needs. Please let us know if you do and we’ll be happy to accommodate you.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made on or before Friday, September 15 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. All cancellations made on or after September 16 will not be eligible for a refund.

PHCA Exhibit Hall is Sold Out!

Contact Beth Weachter at 717-221-7936 to be put on a waiting list.

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