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VGM calls for Heartland speakers


WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM is now accepting proposals for its 17th annual Heartland Conference, slated for June 19-21.

Heard at VGM: 'The future looks good. It's just different.'


WATERLOO, Iowa – When The VGM Group says it helped HME providers get ready for the future at its Heartland Conference last week, it meant not only professionally but also personally.

The Heartland Conference, day 2, in words plus one picture

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

When The VGM Group's Jim Walsh asked attendees how many of them were at The Heartland Conference for the first time, about one-third of the room raised its hands. Considering the event is in its ninth year, that's pretty impressive.

The Heartland Conference, Day 1, in pictures

Monday, June 7, 2010

So after a two-hour car ride (Portland, Maine, to Boston), a two and a half hour plane ride (from Boston to Chicago), a 45-minute plane ride (Chicago to Cedar Rapids, Iowa) and an hour car ride (from Cedar Rapids to Waterloo), Rick Rector, Jo-Ellen Reed and I finally arrived at