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Exhibit Hall at The National

Join APMA in the Sunshine State for the 2022 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting (The National). The meeting will be held July 28–31 at the Marriott Orlando World Center. The National continues to be your best option for enhancing awareness of your brand. It offers an unbeatable combination of visibility, benefits, and savings that maximize your marketing dollars and propel you to the frontlines of the podiatric medical marketplace.

As usual, The National will draw podiatric physicians and surgeons from across the nation. It will feature an outstanding faculty and a dynamic show floor featuring companies from all walks of industry. By participating, you’ll showcase your products and services, connect with thought leaders, and reinforce your brand influence in the podiatric medical community.

When you exhibit, you get:

  • Unopposed hall hours every day
  • Free attendee data
  • Free registration for your booth personnel
  • Free lunch and refreshment breaks with attendees
  • Recognition through print and digital materials
  • Flexible and budget-friendly marketing opportunities

Establish your presence at The National as an exhibitor, sponsor, or both. Educational grant opportunities are also available. Get complete details in the prospectus and register to exhibit today!

Booth Rates

Booths are sold in 10' x 10' units and the discounted, early bird-rate will be automatically applied if you make your purchase by January 14, 2022. Early-bird rates range from $2,650-$3,400.

View the floor plan and purchase your booth now.

Important Links 

Access these links for the following information:

Booth Space Application and Floor Plan

Important Deadlines for Exhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Booths: What's Included

Liability Insurance

Hotel Information

Marketing Opportunities

Important Deadlines for Exhibitors

November 5, 2021: Last day to submit booth space application for space assignment via the Priority Points system. All applications received after the deadline will have space assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

January 14, 2022: Deadline for discounted, early-bird booth rates. All prices increase to regular rates after the deadline.

June 24, 2022: Deadline to submit certificate of liability insurance and payment of booth balance.

July 8, 2022: Last day to submit booth personnel names. Badges for booth personnel can only be requested on-site after the deadline.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is my booth furnished?
The booth comes equipped with piping, drape, and an identification sign. All booth supplies can be ordered at the Expresso by GES website (available May 2022).

Can I get attendee data?
All exhibitors may order one complimentary set of data (Excel file). The data will be available June 27, 2022. The order form can be accessed through the exhibitor portal. Log-in details are provided in the booth confirmation notice.

Can I send an email to attendees?
Exhibitors and sponsors may send an email to attendees during the period July 5-August 5, 2022. The fee is $400/message ($300/message for corporate partners). APMA does not sell email addresses. Your promotional email is delivered on your behalf by APMA’s service provider. The order form can be accessed through the exhibitor portal. Log-in details are provided in your booth confirmation notice.

How much does it cost to advertise in the meeting program book?
Ad space in the program book is a benefit available to meeting sponsors only. It is not sold. Details about sponsorship (and grant) opportunities are available in the prospectus.

Complete details about advertising in the meeting newspaper, the meeting app, or any of APMA’s print and digital publications are available here.

How can I order badges?
Use the exhibitor portal to access your account, where you can add the names of your booth staff. The log-in details are provided in your booth confirmation notice. The deadline to request badges is July 8, 2022. Badges can only be requested onsite after that date.

How can I order lead retrieval equipment?
Complete details and order information are available at the Expresso by GES site (available May 2022).

Additional questions? Contact the exhibit hall manager.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

A schedule with specific time-frames will be posted in December.

Set Up
Wednesday, July 27

Hall Open
Thursday, July 28
Friday, July 29
Saturday, July 30

Dismantle
Saturday, July 30

Booths: What's Included

The booth fee includes the following:

  • Booth structure: piping, drape, and company identification sign (excludes island booths)
  • Company name, booth number, description and link on APMA website
  • Company name, booth number, description and link in meeting app
  • Company name and booth number in meeting program book and meeting newspaper (subject to publication deadlines)
  • Complimentary registration for booth personnel
  • One complimentary set of pre- or post-meeting registrant data (Excel file)
  • Complimentary lunch and refreshment breaks in exhibit hall
  • Complimentary basic ad in the APMA Buyers' Guide

All booth supplies (furnishings, electricity, etc.), can be ordered at the Expresso by GES website (available May 2022). Shipping details are also available at the website.

Liability Insurance

All exhibitors must supply a certificate of liability insurance (COI) no later than Friday, June 24, 2022. There are no exceptions. Exhibit hall access will not be granted to any company that does not provide a COI that meets show requirements.

You must carry general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate. This insurance must be in force during the lease dates of the event, July 26-31, 2022.

Your certificate must list APMA, 9312 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD, as the certificate holder.

The additional insureds must read as follows:

  • American Podiatric Medical Association, its trustees, directors, officers and employees
  • Marriott Orlando World Center, 8701 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821
  • GES, 7000 Lindell Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89118

Proof of Workers Compensation insurance must be provided if it is required by your state.

APMA has requested that Rainprotection serve as its insurance management company. In addition to being able to provide exhibitors with insurance, Rainprotection is also collecting and verifying that all COIs, regardless of insurer, are verified for compliance. If you have your own insurance, please submit a copy to sales@rainprotection.net. If you need coverage, you may purchase fully compliant coverage from Rainprotection for just $94. Complete details are available here.

Hotel Information

Complete details for securing reservations at the Marriott Orlando World Center will be available on the meeting information page in January 2022.

You should only use the information provided by APMA for your hotel arrangements. Booking through any other source may result in significant personal inconvenience and financial loss.

Marketing Opportunities

Optimize your exposure before, during, and after the meeting.

  • Become a meeting sponsor. Download the prospectus for details.
  • Advertise in the meeting newspaper, The National Today, the meeting app, or other meeting-specific materials. Advertising opportunities are also available in additional print and digital media. Get complete advertising information here.
  • Looking for signage and branding opportunities? Contact Tilman Gerald.
  • Send a digital promotion to meeting attendees. Contact the exhibit hall manager for details.
  • Order your complimentary set of pre- or post-meeting registrant data to contact attendees before or after the meeting. Contact the exhibit hall manager.

About APMA

APMA's membership consists of the majority of podiatrists in the US (over 80 percent). We are proud to count over 200 companies as our collaborators in any given year across all programs. Like you, these companies recognize APMA’s value in building brand awareness across the entire membership of the organization, and they embrace APMA’s mission to advance and advocate for the specialty of podiatric medicine and surgery for the benefit of its members and the health of the public.

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 partnership opportunities.

Questions? Contact thenational@apma.org.

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