Register today for the 14th Annual TELS Summit – May 24 - 25, 2017

TELS Summit

Attend the only conference in the world dedicated to Senior Living Building Management: the Direct Supply TELS Summit. At the Summit, you’ll interact with building management peers from more than 100 organizations across the country as we discuss the ever-changing Senior Living industry, along with the evolution and future of TELS.

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Schedule of Events

This year’s Summit will feature a new format, allowing you to customize your experience with content that is interesting and relevant to you!

Please note the event starts earlier than in years past – 
Wednesday’s sessions will begin at 10 am.

Tuesday, May 23
4:30 pm Welcome Reception at Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Wednesday, May 24 Day 1
8:00 am Breakfast at Hilton Milwaukee City Center
9:15 am Depart Hilton Milwaukee City Center for Direct Supply
10:00 am TELS Summit Day 1 Begins
5:30 pm Depart Direct Supply for Dinner
Thursday, May 25 Day 2
8:00 am Breakfast at Hilton Milwaukee City Center
9:00 am TELS Masters Training, Direct Supply Tech Center Tour or HarborChase Tour
12:00 pm Lunch & TELS Summit Day 2 Begins at Hilton Milwaukee City Center
1:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

Life Safety Compliance:

  • Review changes to the 2012 Life Safety Code and discuss ways
 to avoid citations.

Financial Performance:

  • Discuss new industry best practices and review
cases regarding how to most efficiently run a community.
4:30 pm TELS Summit Closing
6:00 pm Depart Hotel for Activity Night


Day 1 of the TELS Summit will be hosted at Direct Supply’s beautiful campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Day 2 will take place in the heart of historic downtown Milwaukee at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.


Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Hotel reservations are made by Direct Supply. To reserve a hotel room at our special rate of $169/night, valid Monday, May 22 - Thursday, May 25, simply register for the TELS Summit. Attendees staying at the hotel will receive complimentary wireless internet access and discounted $15 self-parking.

Reservation cut off: May 5, 2017.



Shuttle Information

Transportation will be provided to and from Mitchell International Airport and throughout the TELS Summit. An agenda with shuttle departure times will be located in your room upon arrival.

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W Wisconsin Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Getting to Direct Supply

If you are driving to Direct Supply, set your destination as 6679 N. Industrial Road, Milwaukee, WI 53223. Due to new gates around campus, you MUST access Industrial Road from the east, using Mill Road. Look for the TELS Summit signs and enter the gated parking lot.

Direct Supply
6679 N. Industrial Road
Milwaukee, WI 53223

Check out photos from the 2016 TELS Summit!

TELS Summit 2016

What is the TELS Summit?

“The Summit is something that I look forward to every year.”

- Jim Noddin, Genesis Healthcare