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Who are our members?



Up to 175


Practice management professionals

Practice represented nationwide

Number of surgeons per practice

Orthopedic surgeons at member practices

Areas of responsibility

HR | Finance | Operations | Patient Care Systems | Risk Management | and more...

Why do they join AAOE?

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We deliver tools essential to the success of orthopedic practices, including:

  • Data and benchmarking for operations, patient outcomes, and practice satisfaction/quality

  • Quality education and certifications for practice management, casting/splinting, and more

  • Online discussion forums for sharing ideas and getting advice from peers

  • Annual conference for networking, education and a vibrant trade show

  • Weekly e-newsletter with original content from AAOE and other industry publications

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Be a Part of the AAOE 2023 Annual Conference

How can we help your business?

Our members are busy professionals that turn to AAOE on a daily basis for trusted information and resources. The engagement opportunities we offer to industry suppliers are designed to help you connect in meaningful ways with your prospects and customers -- from branding and lead generation to thought leadership and networking:​

  • Weekly e-newsletter - 2,000+ subscribers and a 52% open rate (you read that right!)

  • Website - 11,740 average monthly page views

  • Monthly Webinars - we market and host your educational content (average 30-50 attendees)

  • Sponsorship of AAOE tools and programming - we market our programs via multiple channels throughout the year; you can align your brand with our high-quality content

  • Annual Conference & Expo - held every May with consistently high ratings from both attendees and exhibitors, this is a must-attend event for our industry

We welcome the opportunity to get to know you and your business so we can make informed recommendations on how to best connect you with our members. To learn more, please contact Judy Ridings at 352-810-3060 or or complete the form below and we'll reach out to you!

As the only orthopedic-management specific association developed exclusively for orthopedic practice executives, AAOE is dedicated to providing education and resources to orthopedic practice executives and their staff members.

This spring, hundreds of orthopedic, their administrators, physicians and staff will gather in Orlando to exchange ideas, enhance product knowledge, and discuss the latest industry issues that affect them.

Interact Face-to-Face With Decision Makers and Influencers.
During the only conference specifically dedicated to orthopedic practice management, attendees will gain key insights, trends, and best practices to help them build even more successful practices.

In the Exhibit Hall, attendees will connect with industry-specific vendors like you. Be there to help them explore products and service options that positively support the needs of their practices.

Who Attends the Conference?
Attendees typically hold non-physician positions and are responsible for business operations within a practice including financial, human resources, risk management, and patient care systems. 94% of conference attendees are the final decision-makers or purchasing influencers.


What Do Exhibitors Say?

  • A solid 91% of respondents rated the exhibiting opportunities at the Conference as 'very valuable' or 'somewhat valuable'.

  • 93% of respondents rated the sponsorship and advertising opportunities as Very Valuable or somewhat Valuable.

  • "Our entire team felt like we got a lot of great one-on-one time with the attendees and the whole show was just extremely well-organized. It was such a great experience from start to finish."

  • "We had a great booth location and love being part of the Peer Review process. We also loved the ability to host an educational event."

Interested in knowing more about exhibiting, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities?

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Friday, April 26, 2024

7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

4:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

4:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Set Up 
Speed Meetings with Vendors
Exhibit Hall Open
Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, April 27, 2024

11:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
Networking and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
Carnival Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Sunday, April 28, 2024

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
Coffee & Networking in Exhibit Hall
Networking and Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
Exhibitor Tear Down - All Exhibitors
Exhibit hall hours are subject to change. You can also view the attendee schedule-at-a-glance for educational sessions, networking and events, and more.
Live T-Shirt Printing

If you’ve never seen a screen-printing setup, it’s pretty darn cool! Choose a design and print your very own t-shirt all while networking throughout the process. A fun and unique experience!

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