Q: What is McKesson ideaShare, and why should I attend?
McKesson ideaShare is an annual conference for independent pharmacists and their families. This year, it has been redesigned to focus on providing pharmacy owners and their staff with an action plan to improve their clinical, operational and financial performance and drive improvements in patient care and increased profits.
Q: What are the transportation options from the Louis Armstrong International New Orleans Airport to my hotel?
McKesson ideaShare attendees are eligible for a 10% discount using Airport Shuttle service to and from the airport. Follow this link to make your reservation: McKesson ideaShare 2017 Official Discounted Airport Shuttle.* Taxi rates are approximately $40.
*Rules and restrictions may apply:
· The discount only applies to reservations made through this website.
· Reservations must be completed online at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time.
· Changes to your existing reservation can be made using this link.
Q: When will registration for CE courses and special sessions start?
If you have registered for McKesson ideaShare, you will receive a notification when CE course and special session registration opens in April.
Q: Can we add people after we have registered?
Yes. Contact ideaSharesupport@iregevents.com or call 866.325.0365.
Q: What is the dress code?
Business casual is appreciated for all conference activities. Comfortable shoes are suggested for the Final Night Party. Plan for hot, humid weather.
Q: What is the weather like in New Orleans in July?
July is very warm and humid in New Orleans with frequent shower and thunderstorm activity. The daily high temperatures tend to be in the lower 90s with the early morning lows mostly in the mid to upper 70s.
Q: Am I required to stay all four days?
No, but we recommend it so that you leave with an action plan to help your pharmacy perform. We offer two- to five-night packages. Additional nights at the special attendee rate are available before and after McKesson ideaShare for those who would like to extend their stay in New Orleans.
Q: Can I bring the family?
Yes, our packages include two adults and two children, with options to add children and extra tickets for the Final Night Party. Camp McKesson will be on-site to provide childcare and activities during conference hours and events for children ages 3–17.
Q: What is Camp McKesson and what does it cost?
Camp McKesson is included in all hotel and event packages and will be offered to children (ages 3-17) onsite during all conference activities. Our licensed childcare professionals will give you the confidence that your children are in a secure, playful and engaging place while you attend meetings, exhibits and networking events.
Q: Can children attend the Final Night Party?
Yes, all are welcome. A child rate is available for additional guests ages 6–17.
Q: How do I redeem my CE credits for sessions I attend?
Q: Are any meals included with my full registration?
Breakfast and lunch Thursday through Saturday and dinner on Thursday (at the Welcome Reception) and Saturday (at the Final Night Party) are included with your registration package.
Q: How do I get invited to the various lunches and evening receptions?
Your McKesson representative can help you with arrangements for special luncheons and receptions if you have not received an invitation.
Q: What are the method of payment options and when do I pay?
You can either pay via credit card, or request to be billed through your DC. All payments will be processed after the event.
Q: When is the cancellation deadline?
The last day to cancel your registration without penalty is June 30, 2017.