Join us for our 3rd annual Spotlight on Population Health (SOPHi) awards & Expo on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Buffalo RiverWorks! SOPHi is a celebration of organizations across the eight counties of Western New York that focuses on Population Health. Through this award ceremony, we hope to educate the WNY community on all the great work being done around the region, and maybe even create some new collaborations!
Nominations are made by community members, with the Population Health Improvement Program (PHIP) Steering Team selecting the awardees. Nominate a project for SOPHi 2017 and give them the recognition they deserve!
What takes place at the Awards & Expo?
A variety of local vendors and exhibitors will be present to promote all aspects of health, wellness, fitness, and lifestyle improvements. Interactive demonstrations and health screenings will be available. WNY has many organizations dedicated to population health improvement across the region. We are dedicated to sharing their resources and expertise to accomplish our goals of a healthier community. The Expo aims to provide additional information on programs that emphasize:
SOPHi nominees will be on site to give updates on their accomplishments.
This event will bring together local health related organizations with one thing in common: the desire to improve population health for our community. Attendees will be looking for new tools, products, and services that will help them meet this goal.
SOPHI NOMINATIONS OPEN MAY 17TH!
Awards ceremony features
Winners for the SOPHI's will be announced live, but (as the saying goes) “it’s an honor just to be nominated.” The winners will be those organizations that best exemplify our population health values of being: data-driven, inclusive, collaborative, having community impact, and transparent.The SOPHi's will kick off with the Community Achievement Award, recognizing an individual's outstanding track record of excellence and service in the Western New York community.The Community Achievement Award will be followed by the SOPHi's. Each winner will have the opportunity for remarks during which they can thank their agent and “all the people who believed in them,” and give some more information about the great work they all do.
Date: October 13, 2017
Hours: 9am-12pm; registration at 8:30am
Location: Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St, Buffalo NY
Admission: $30/person | $20/person early bird (ends June 2nd)
Who will attend?
With over 350 in attendance last year, this year’s awards is expected to draw an even larger crowd. Attendees include community based organization workers and supporters, health plan executives and representatives, local hospital representatives, and community members.
Nominations will be open soon! Subscribe to the P2 Newsletter to stay updated!
2015 & 2016 SOPHi WINNERS
EXHIBIT SPACE & SPONSORS
Your contribution will enable P² Collaborative to provide important funding for this event, and ensure the success of this annual awards ceremony. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to be part of P²'s unique celebration. Thank you in advance for your support of SOPHi 2017 — we look forward to celebrating with you in October!