April 25 - 28, 2018
Renaissance Phoenix Glendale

2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show
May 25-28  ll  Orlando, Florida  ll  Hyatt Regency Orlando
The 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Show of the South Central Association of Blood Banks will take place May 25 - 28 in Orlando, Florida!  

Engage in the education sessions presented by the industry’s experts on cutting edge topics.  Engage in the networking by connecting with fellow SCABB members and non members alike.  Engage in the exhibit hall by visiting each of our supporting vendor partners and learn about new equipment, supplies, processes to help you in your day to day work!  Engage with the Orlando community with the  South Central Community Project event.  Engage and be entertained at the Ed Moore Golf Classic and the Engage Event.  Finally, ENGAGE in applauding those that will be honored for their commitment to our industry at the Annual Awards Luncheon.  ​​

The educational tracks offer a wide variety of topics that will interest those from every aspect of the hospital blood bank and blood center.  There will be topics for everyone including CEOs,  technologists, physicians, nurses, phlebotomists, and recruiters.   Be sure to also check out the  industry workshops for those unique and special educational sessions. 
Attend Engage virtually!  A select number of sessions each day of the meeting have been chosen for presentation via Webinar for those who are not able to travel to Orlando.  Special registration rates apply.

As you can see, there is something for everyone at Engage 2017!  We hope you’ll join us!

Download the ENGAGE App for the ultimate meeting experience!  

Get the latest meeting information, session descriptions and presentations, search for networking connections and learn about our Exhibitors - right on your phone!

or use the web version of the App on your computer ( contact SCABB for the event code)

Sign in to the App with the email you used for your registration.

Can't travel to Orlando?

You can now ENGAGE with the South Central Association of Blood Bank's Annual Meeting online!  
Selected sessions will be available as live webinars.  See the Virtual Attendance  page for details. 
  1. Exhibit Hall
    Experience the largest Exhibit Hall outside of AABB. Over 50 vendors showcasing the latest in equipment and technology solutions.
  2. Attendee Profile
    SCABB attracts decision makers from across the industry. -- CEO’s/Medical Directors: 21% -- Directors/Managers: 40% -- Supervisors/Coordinators: 8% -- Technologist/Technicians: 6% -- Other : 25% (Scientists, Physicians, Specialists, Students)
  3. Networking
    SCABB gives you more networking opportunities than ever before. From focused Educational sessions in 3 tracks to the jam-packed Exhibit Hall. PLUS your favorite and new social events! Find like minded attendees and send messages with the mobile app.
Networking among my blood banking colleagues has definitely been the major benefit for me of SCABB membership and attendance at meetings.  SCABB gives you a smaller forum than national meetings to get to know your counterparts in other institutions in your geographic area.
Laurie J Sutor, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer
Carter BloodCare
Educational Sessions
Our vendors represent all aspects of the Blood Banking Industry, giving you a first-hand look at new resources, equipment, and tools available.
Cutting edge educational sessions in 3 tracks:  Administrative, Technical/Scientific, and Donor Recruitment & Collections.  Continuing Education Credits available.  
Session Descriptions
Exhibitor Information