HCBS Conference


The Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Conference is ADvancing States’ national conference that annually brings together state, federal, and local policymakers as well as leaders who administer, manage, and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs.  The purpose of the HCBS Conference is to share practices and policies that improve state systems delivering long-term services and supports (LTSS) for all ages and abilities.

Registration for the 2021 HCBS Hybrid Conference has officially opened! Click here to register.

The conference will be held on December 6-10, 2021.

Conference Safety and Community Agreement

ADvancing States is excited to bring the aging and disabilities network back together for our hybrid conference. Our team will be providing all the necessary safety protocols on site, but we ask that sponsors and in-person attendees adhere to the following safety guidelines:

We ask that all attendees respect the preferences others regarding personal space. All rooms at the event will be set up to comply with CDC social distancing guidelines, including the exhibit hall.

Vaccinations: We are requiring all in-person attendees to be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to attending to the conference. Proof of vaccination and a negative PCR or Rapid test taken within 72 hours of the conference will be required to enter the event upon arrival.  All attendees will be required to wear a mask during sessions and networking events to maintain a save environment for all.

ADvancing States will once again be hosting the HCBS conference on an immersive virtual platform for those who cannot attend in-person to participate in networking and engagement activities.


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Details for the 2022 Regional Meetings are coming soon. Check this page for updates.


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Click here to view the 2021 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus  

Click here to sign-up for an exhibitor booth for the 2021 HCBS Conference.


Thank you to all of our current sponsors!

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