Quiz: What's Your Annual Conference IQ?

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Think you know the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition? As HIMSS15 approaches, we searched our archives for facts about the Conference, past, and present. Take the quiz and prove you are a HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition expert!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What city hosted the first HIMSS conference?
    • A. 

      Baltimore, MD

    • B. 

      Chicago, IL

    • C. 

      New York, NY

    • D. 

      Washington, DC

  • 2. 
    What city has hosted the most HIMSS Conferences?
    • A. 

      Atlanta

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Las Vegas

    • D. 

      Orlando

    • E. 

      New Orleans

  • 3. 
    According to the Orange County Convention Center, how many bottles of water were sold at HIMSS14?
    • A. 

      51,982

    • B. 

      55,479

    • C. 

      56,183

  • 4. 
    According to the FedEx office at the Orange County Convention Center, how many copies were made at HIMSS14?
    • A. 

      25,782

    • B. 

      40,300

    • C. 

      52,354

  • 5. 
    Which of the following public figures has NOT spoken at HIMSS Annual Conference?
    • A. 

      Senator Bill Bradley

    • B. 

      President George H.W. Bush

    • C. 

      Senator Elizabeth Dole

    • D. 

      Newt Gingrich

    • E. 

      Rudolph Giuliani

    • F. 

      Vice president Albert Gore

    • G. 

      Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy

    • H. 

      Senator George Mitchell

    • I. 

      General Colin Powell

    • J. 

      President Bill Clinton

    • K. 

      Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich

    • L. 

      Governor Mark R. Warner

    • M. 

      All of the speakers have spoken at Annual Conference

    • N. 

      None of the speakers have spoken at Annual Conference

  • 6. 
    How many total speakers, including keynotes, pre-conference, HIMSS education, Exhibition Hall education, will present at HIMSS15?
    • A. 

      350-425

    • B. 

      426-499

    • C. 

      500+

  • 7. 
    How many people attended HIMSS’ first annual conference?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      54

    • C. 

      101

    • D. 

      223

  • 8. 
    At the 1998 annual meeting, HIMSS conference attendees and vendors raised more than $20,000 in disaster relief funds for central Florida tornado victims. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What year marked the first time that exhibitors were invited to annual conference?
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1983

    • D. 

      1986

  • 10. 
    How many HIMSS educational sessions are typically offered at Annual Conference?
    • A. 

      40 – 50

    • B. 

      100 – 150

    • C. 

      150 – 200

    • D. 

      200+

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