2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Show


The 2019 Annual Meeting and Exhibit Show of the South Central Association of Blood Banks will take place May 30 - June 1 in San Antonio, Texas!  

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 San Antonio community with the South Central Community Project event.  Engage and be entertained at the Engage Event.  Finally, ENGAGE in applauding those that will be honored for their commitment to our industry at the Annual Awards Luncheon.  ​​

As you can see, there is something for everyone at Engage 2019!  We hope you’ll join us!

Who attends ENGAGE?

CEO's, Medical Technologists, Physicians, Medical Directors, Nurses, Phlebotomists, Lab Directors, Blood Bank Supervisors, Recruiters, Donor Center Operations, Marketing Directors, Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Quality Assurance, Immunohematology Professionals 
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.
Convince your boss

Why attend ENGAGE?

  1. Exhibit Hall
    Experience the largest Exhibit Hall outside of AABB. Over 50 vendors showcasing the latest in equipment and technology solutions.
  2. Education
    Cutting edge educational sessions in 3 tracks: Administrative, Technical/Scientific, and Donor Recruitment & Collections. Continuing Education Credits available from PACE, FL CE Broker and AMA PRA (Category 1 Credits™).
  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 Functions
Exhibitor Information
Session Descriptions
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

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