Why Attend

Rev Up is an event designed for change makers, innovators, and thinkers who are passionate about making an impact in healthcare. Our 2020 event promises to be bigger and better than ever—filled with inspiring speakers, unexpected surprises, and a roaring 1920s theme that’s sure to be the bee’s knees.

Motivate, Inspire, & Educate

Our annual Rev Up event was created to motivate, inspire, and educate our attendees so that they, and their businesses, can keep up with the changing healthcare landscape and grow stronger alongside their members and patients.

Rev Up 2020 will be another great opportunity to collaborate and learn from the best minds in healthcare. Here’s what you can expect this year:

  • Engaging and entertaining keynotes by Aron Ralston and others
  • Forward-thinking sessions featuring healthcare industry experts covering topics like member experience and social determinants of health
  • Innovation Lab hosted by Revel’s top health action experts
  • Panels of healthcare industry experts, leaders, and analysts covering innovation in healthcare
  • Great food, collaboration, new ideas, surprises, and a ton of fun!
Revel Health Rev Up Show John Gorman

We’re in the middle of a huge transition in this industry and the shift starts with engagement. First you need to be able to find these folks, reach them, and engage them. Then, you’ve got to get them to change. That’s what Rev Up is all about and why people come to this event.

– John Gorman

2020 Agenda

Day One

Welcome Reception at Revel Office

Welcome to Rev Up 2020 – we’re excited you’re here! To kick off the conference, join us for our Welcome Reception at the Revel office for a roaring good time complete with drinks, appetizers, and plenty of 1920s-themed fun.

Day Two

Sunrise City Walk or Sunrise Yoga

Did you know that starting the day with exercise can improve your mood, creativity, and focus all day? We are offering 2 activity options to kickstart your Rev Up experience:

  • Sunrise Yoga led by a certified yoga instructor at the W Hotel’s calming in-house yoga studio (yoga mats provided)
  • Sunrise City Walk led by the Revel team will offer a relaxing stroll, great views, and stories about downtown Minneapolis (bring your camera!)


Innovation Lab

Ask and you shall receive! Last year, Revel’s Innovation Lab was only open during meals and we heard that attendees wanted more time to interact with our health action experts. In 2020, enjoy all-day access to all of the incredible things happening in this year’s Innovation Lab!

Welcome to Rev Up 2020!

Keynote: “127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place”

“There is no force more powerful than the will to live,” explains Aron Ralston, who faced an unimaginable challenge with his life-or-death decision. An ordinary man who was pushed to the extreme, he demonstrates the human capacity for the extraordinary, proving anyone can survive the most grueling circumstances. A talented storyteller, Ralston recounts his ordeal, shedding new light on the meaning of sacrifice, and on what is truly important.


Member Story: “How Personalization in Healthcare Truly Impacts the Individual”


Panel: “The 1, 2 Punch of Innovation and Member Experience for Health Action”


Keynote: Speaker and Topic to Be Announced Soon!


On-Stage Interview: Speakers and Topic to Be Announced Soon!


Panel: “New Innovations in SDoH & What to Expect Next”

Closing Remarks

Happy Hour at the Prohibition Bar

Join us on the 27th floor of the W Hotel to celebrate the day with drinks, appetizers, and incredible views of downtown Minneapolis.

Hotel & Travel

Join us at the W Minneapolis - The Foshay for Rev Up 2020
A special Rev Up room rate at $209/night is available for attendees to take advantage of. To book your room, please use the link below or call the hotel directly and identify yourself as a Rev Up attendee.


Rev Up 2020 Hotel

W Minneapolis – The Foshay
821 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402



Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport


Revel Office

The  welcome reception
will take place at the Revel office.

Revel Health
123 N 3rd St
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55401


What does my Rev Up Show registration include?

  • Welcome Reception (Wednesday)
  • General Sessions + Access to the Innovation Lab
  • All speakers including keynote + panel
  • Breakfast, Lunch + Snacks
  • Prohibition Bar Happy Hour (Thursday)

What is the closest airport to Minneapolis?

The closest international airport to Minneapolis the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport (MSP), which is 15 miles away from the Rev Up Show venue.

What are my transportation options from the airport?

A ride-share service or taxi will take approximately 25 minutes to reach the event venue and the light rail (blue line) is a secondary option that will take about 35 minutes.

What should I wear?

Rev Up is a business casual event. Although it will be summer, the hotel will likely be well air-conditioned. Bring layers!

Where should I park?

There are several parking ramps near the W Hotel. However, we recommend the valet service being offered to Rev Up attendees for $10/day.

What is the weather like in Minneapolis in August?

In August, the temperature in Minneapolis averages 80 degrees, with variable humidity. Thunderstorms are common in the evenings this time of year – bring your umbrella just in case!

For the latest weather conditions, visit, The Weather Channel website before heading to Minneapolis.

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Your Rev Up registration includes:

  • Welcome Reception 
  • Access to all General Sessions + the Innovation Lab
  • All speakers including Keynotes + Panels
  • Breakfast, Lunch + Snacks
  • Prohibition Bar Happy Hour 

Registration value $1,995