WELCOME TO THE HAABB!

The Heart of America Association of Blood Banks is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to improving Transfusion Medicine by fostering the exchange of information and bringing education opportunities to blood bank and transfusion medicine professionals.  The HAABB hosts two annual meetings for the Kansas City & St Louis areas. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please refer to the drop-down menu under the "Meetings" navigation prompt at the top of this page to see reviews of our past meetings and recordings of our past virtual meetings.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

No hard copy handouts will be available at the meeting.

If you would like handouts, please, upload these

pdf files to your electronic viewing device and/or

print them prior to the meeting. To print the pdf slides as handouts, select "multiple pages per sheet" (or similar wording). 








 

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CURRENT MEETING INFORMATION

 

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The 57th Annual HAABB Spring Meeting will be

Wednesday and Thursday,

May 8 & 9, 2024

 at Argosy Casino, Hotel & Spa

in Riverside, MO.

Argosy Casino, Hotel & Spa
777 NW Argosy Casino Pkwy
Riverside, MO 64150


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

The Preliminary Program includes a tentative schedule for the meeting and a registration form for those who prefer to register by mail.  Detailed registration instructions can also be found on the preliminary program.

PRINT PRELIMINARY PROGRAM


 

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

Register early!!

There is a price increase after 04/24/2024.

 

There are two ways to register for the Spring Meeting:

MAIL or ONLINE

 

To register by MAIL, complete the registration form included in the Preliminary Program (download above) and mail along with payment to the address listed in the Methods of Registration section of the program.  

 

To register ONLINE, choose the appropriate registration status below and follow the instructions to complete the online registration form. Once the form has been submitted, you will be directed to a PayPal page for payment via credit card. 

 

Institutional Member:  ONLINE REGISTRATION

 

Individual/Resident/CLS Student:  ONLINE REGISTRATION


MEETING PREVIEW

The Meeting Preview includes

brief descriptions of the presentations

as well as short bios of the presenting speakers.

MEETING PREVIEW


If you are a vendor interested in exhibiting at our
2024 Spring Meeting, please REGISTER HERE:


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2024 Spring Meeting

List of Exhibitors and Sponsors

Names will be added as they register.



~American Red Cross
~Bio-Rad Laboratories
~Cerus
~Community Blood Center
~Crossroads Courier
~Digitrax
~Grifols
~QuidelOrtho
~SureTech
~Werfen



 Want to be notified when more details are available?

 

Complete the form below, click submit, and we will e-mail you when new details are available.  

 

 

Need a copy of our W-9?  click here



 Want to be notified when more details are available?

 

Complete the form below, click submit, and we will e-mail you when new details are available.  

 

 

Need a copy of our W-9?  click here

 Want to be notified when more details are available?

 

Complete the form below, click submit, and we will e-mail you when new details are available.  

 

 

Need a copy of our W-9?  click here




HAABB is a nonprofit organization, and throughout the pandemic we have been proud to provide virtual educational opportunities for healthcare professionals free of charge. Additionally, we have continued to support regional MLS or MLT students via our annual scholarship program.

Please consider supporting the HAABB by becoming a member ($20 annual membership) here: membership

 

or by making a $5 donation to help cover our virtual meeting costs here: 

We appreciate your support!