Special Events

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Event Day Time Location
CHIA House of Delegates Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Hyatt Regency
Welcome Reception * Sunday 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Convention Center Exhibit Hall
Silent Auction Sunday - Tuesday Closes Tuesday 12:30 pm Convention Center Exhibit Hall
CLA Leadership Luncheon ** Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Convention Center
Job Fair Monday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Convention Center Exhibit Hall
College Alumni & Student Receptions Monday Varies Varies by School
CHIA Celebration Party * Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hyatt Regency

* Badge and ticket required. Ticket is included with full registration
** By invitation only. RSVP required

CHIA House of Delegates
CHIA members are invited to participate in this annual business meeting where delegates, representing HIM professionals throughout the state, advise the Board of Directors on matters of importance to the to the CHIA membership and health information community at large.

Welcome Reception *
Join us Sunday evening in the Exhibit Hall to kick off the convention. Don’t miss this first opportunity to network with your colleagues and engage with the exhibitors. Light appetizers and beverages will be served. No host bar. Tickets are available for purchase for spouses and guests.

Silent Auction
Join in on the fun and excitement of the annual event that can be anything but silent. Don’t miss out on supporting the CHIA Scholarship funds by entering a bid; auction open in the Exhibit Hall during hall hours and closes Tuesday at 12:30pm.

Interested in donating an item or gift basket to this year’s Silent Auction? View the Silent Auction Donation form for more information or to submit a donation.

CLA Leadership Luncheon **
Important orientation meeting for incoming CLA Leaders. By invitation only. RSVP required.

Job Fair
Participating exhibitors will be looking to meet potential candidates to fill open positions, during CHIA’s Job Fair in the Exhibit Hall on Monday from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

College Alumni & Student Receptions
Alumni, students and faculty are invited to participate in California HIM college receptions. To attend a college reception, please RSVP by emailing the program representative noted.

School Contact Email
Santa Barbara City College Janet Robertson Email Janet
Loma Linda University Steve Larsen Email Steve
UCLA Health Record Sciences Deborah Collier Email Deborah


CHIA Celebration Party *
This party is always a ton of fun and not to be missed. Join us as we celebrate CHIA members and volunteers. Bam! Pop! Pow! Splat! CHIA is calling all superheroes. Your mission is to be courageous, put on a cape, superhero t-shirt or dress in your favorite superhero attire. Ignite the superhero within and be discovered.