The Premier Event for the Blood Industry

Join us for three days of exceptional speakers and hear what 2023 holds for the blood industry. A must-attend event for:

Blood center executive and senior management

Medical Directors and technical staff

Quality and regulatory individuals, and staff involved in advocacy

Next generation of blood center leaders who are interested in helping to shape the future of the industry


About the Event

Located right outside the heart of Washington, DC, the Annual Meeting will bring together blood center executives and national leaders to discuss advocacy and regulatory updates, the latest in science, medicine, and technical affairs, and hot topics facing the industry.

Please plan to join us for the ABC Annual Meeting and Awards of Excellence March 6-8, 2023, at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City in Arlington, VA.

NOTE: The ABC hotel is now full. Additional hotel suggestions will provided soon.

Featured Speakers

Speakers for the 2023 Annual Meeting include:

Stan Phelps is a professional keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. Phelps owns Phelps is pictured at The Frontier, located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Phelps is a past president of the Triangle Chapter of the American Marketing Association and founder of the PRiSM group, which is the Professionals in Speaking Mastermind. (photo ©2019 Kevin Seifert Photography | |919-208-9458)

Stan Phelps, CSP
Best-Selling Author of the Goldfish Series of Books

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Peter Marks, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration


Sarah Warbelow
Legal Director, Human Rights Campaign


Benjamin Brooks
Assistant Director of Policy, Whitman-Walker Institute


Mary Homer, PhD
Chief and Project Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Jed Gorlin, MD
Vice President of Medical and Quality Affairs, Innovative Blood Resources



Monday, March 6: Full-day General Sessions (8 am - 5:30 pm)

Tuesday, March 7: ABC Member's Meeting, General Sessions, Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, March 8: Full-day Advocacy Workshop


Those interested in sponsoring the 2023 ABC Annual Meeting and other events are encouraged to download the latest media kit and contact Jeanette Brown, ABC's Senior Director, Strategic Marketing and Communications.


Thank You to our 2023 Annual Meeting Sponsors

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Join us in Washington, DC

Join us for three days of exceptional speakers and hear what 2023 holds for the blood industry.