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Reinventing the Health-Care Conference

"When the inaugural Manova summit welcomed more than 1,000 attendees and 100-plus speakers to the Minneapolis Convention Center Oct. 8–11 last year, it was an “experiment,” Kathy Tunheim, a partner at Manova, recently told Convene. David McMillin, Convene associate editor, was among the attendees at Manova’s debut, which had started with “some scribbled notes on paper” in the summer of 2018, Manova founder and partner Mark Addicks told him last year. Five months later, it was a full-blown event."

The future of health care at Walmart includes root canals next to garden rakes

"Walmart's president of health and wellness described how the retailer believes  can provide holistic care to shoppers at the Manova Global Summit on the Future of Health in Minneapolis."

Manova Health Summit leaders' game plan for year two: Think like a startup

"Now in its second year, it's just called Manova, and it has added continuing education credits for visiting doctors, as well as VIP tickets. It boasts a lineup featuring the Theranos whistleblowers, Tyler Shultz and Erika Cheung; Chuck Runyon, CEO of Anytime Fitness; and presenters from Rawanda, Israel and Japan. Manova partners Kathy Tunheim and Mark Addicks sat down with the Business Journal to give readers a preview of what the conference will look like next month."

New health summit will build Minnesota's brand

"High-level work is continuing to build Minnesota’s international reputation as a place where human health is practiced, protected and restored. . .That’s an identity that Minnesotans should be proud to take as their own. It’s true to this state’s history, affirming of its current industrial strengths and durable for the future."

Walmart makes reducing health care costs a top priority–for customers, too

"Insuring its 2.2 million workers across the world is the company’s second-largest expense on its profit and loss statement, behind wages, company executive Lori Flees said this week at the Manova Summit in Minneapolis."

Georgia Siblings Showcase ‘NotOkay’ App At Manova Health Summit In Minneapolis

"Seventeen-year-old Hannah Lucas and her 14-year-old brother Charlie took the stage at the Manova Health Summit in Minneapolis Tuesday to speak to a room full of medical and health experts about their new app, but they didn’t want anyone to brush them off because of their ages."

Gathering boosts Minnesota's reputation for health and wellness leadership

“This might be one of the only places on the planet where you could invite people to have a convening about really big conversations about health and people would come because of the credentials that are here, because of the organizations that are here — corporate, academic, medical and otherwise."

Katie Couric, St. Jude CEO, Theranos whistleblowers to headline Manova Health Summit in Minneapolis

"This year's speakers will focus on health innovation that addresses the World Health Organization's top threats to global health, which include air pollution and climate change, the anti-vaccination movement and HIV."

Manova Global Health Summit: The Sequel

"Minnesota has a robust health care economy. The state is home to the nation's largest health insurer (Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group Inc.), the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, medical device giant Medtronic, and one of the top clusters of medical device companies and startups in the U.S.”

Media releases

Manova Global Summit on the Future of Health Announces Academy Award Winning Actress and Fitness Pioneer Jane Fonda

August 7, 2019

Jane Fonda is sparking a new conversation on aging, health, and happiness, especially as it relates to the fastest-growing demographic in the world.

Manova Global Health Summit on the Future of Health Announces Additional 2019 Speakers

July 29, 2019

Speakers will be targeting key programmatic themes including: Changing Cancer, Reimagining Aging & Caregiving, and Health Beyond Borders.

Manova Global Summit on the Future of Health Announces Walmart as the Presenting Sponsor

July 22, 2019

"Walmart is proud to be the leading sponsor of the Manova 2019 Summit to help shine a light on what is working globally in healthcare"

Manova Global Health Summit Announces 2019 Programming

June 24, 2019

The dates for the 2019 MANOVA Conference have been released. This years summit runs from Oct 14-16 and includes a world class line up of presenters from all over the world.

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