The National - Exhibits

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The National is podiatry’s premier foot and ankle conference, where you’ll engage with podiatric physicians, assistants, and other health-care professionals from across the country and around the world. Exhibiting is an ideal promotional vehicle for your brand and products. You’ll interact face-to-face with an audience that has unparalleled authority and reach among patients.

Join APMA in Washington, DC for the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place July 12–15 at the exquisite Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Download the meeting prospectus for complete details on exhibiting, plus sponsorship and educational grant opportunities.

Booth Information

Booths are sold in 10' x 10' units and range in price from $2,915-$3,740. You may view the real-time, interactive floor plan and purchase your booth online. The booth space application and floor plan are also available in the meeting prospectus.

The booth fee includes the following:

  • 10' x 10' booth with pipe, drape, and company identification sign
  • complimentary set of meeting pre-registrant data available upon request (self-stick labels or Excel file)
  • complimentary lunch tickets for use in exhibit hall (two tickets per 10' x 10' booth)
  • complimentary badges for booth personnel
  • complimentary refreshment breaks in exhibit hall with attendees
  • recognition in print and digital meeting promotions

Booth Supplies

Booth supplies (furnishings, internet, electricity, A/V, etc.) are not included in the booth fee. They may be ordered at the GES Expresso website.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Set Up

Tuesday, July 10
11 a.m.–4 p.m., 20 x 20 (all others by request only)

Wednesday, July 11 (all)
8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Hall Open

9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 12–Saturday, July 14


Saturday, July 14
2:30–6:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Timeline

The exhibitor timeline lists important dates and deadlines regarding your exhibitor obligations and benefits, and information related to them. An abbreviated version of the timeline is below. Please access the expanded timeline for complete information.

June 4: Meeting pre-registrant data available

June 8:

June 12–July 3: Shipments accepted at GES Advance Warehouse

June 19: Deadline for booth supply and service discounts from GES

June 25–July 20: Distribution dates for e-ad promotions to meeting registrants

July 10–11:

  • Exhibitor set up
  • Direct-to-site shipments accepted

July 12–14: Exhibit

July 14: Dismantle

Marketing Opportunities

Optimize your exposure during and after the meeting.

  • Advertise in print and digital media.
  • Send a digital promotion to meeting attendees. Contact the exhibit hall manager for details.
  • Order a set of post-meeting registrant data to contact attendees after the meeting.

Are Other Exposure Opportunities Available?

APMA's membership consists of the majority of podiatrists in the US (over 80 percent). APMA provides you with numerous opportunities that will surely complement your marketing activity and provide increased exposure to your current and potential customers. Read more about corporate opportunities.

Your competitors are already enjoying the benefits of sponsorship and exhibitions, and APMA welcomes you to do the same.

Questions? Contact the exhibit hall manager via email or at 301-581-9200. 

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