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Exhibitor registration for the 2019 APMA Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) is now open. The meeting takes place in scenic Salt Lake City at the Salt Palace Convention Center, July 1114 (exhibits are open July 1113).

The National is a top-tier, continuing medical education program that features a renowned faculty. It offers podiatric physicians and surgeons scientific and practice management content encompassing virtually all aspects of foot and ankle care.

Your participation as an exhibitor allows you to join the myriad of companies that showcase the latest technology, products and services in the exhibit hall. You’ll interact face-to-face with an audience that has purchasing power, plus unparalleled authority and reach among patients.

Complete details about exhibiting (and sponsorship) are available in the meeting prospectus. A 10-percent discount will be automatically applied to all applications received by January 4, 2019.

Access these links for information about:

Booth Rates

Liability Insurance

Booth Supplies

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Housing

Marketing Opportunities

Other Opportunities

Booth Rates

Booths are sold in 10' x 10' units and range in price from $2,650 to $3,400. The exhibit hall floor plan, the booth space application and complete exhibition details are available in the meeting prospectus. The discounted, early-bird rate will be applied to all booths purchased by January 4, 2019. After that date, all booth prices increase by 10 percent.

The booth fee includes the following:

- Booth structure: piping, drape (excludes island booths), and company identification sign

- 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)

- Badges for booth personnel

- One complimentary set of pre- or post-meeting registrant data (labels or Excel file)

- Complimentary refreshment breaks in exhibit hall

- Complimentary basic ad in the APMA Buyers' Guide

Liability Insurance

All exhibitors must supply a certificate of liability insurance (COI) no later than Friday, June 7, 2019. There are no exceptions. Exhibit hall access will not be granted to any company that does not provide a COI that meets the 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 9–13, 2019.

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
  • Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
  • GES, 4702, 7000 S. Lindell Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89118

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 insurance certificates, regardless of the 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 it from Rainprotection for $94. Complete details are available here.

Booth Supplies

Booth supplies (furnishings, internet, electricity, A/V, etc.) are not included in the booth fee. Exhibitor services are provided by GES, and can be ordered at the Expresso by GES site. The link will be posted in April.

Orders placed by June 14 will receive a discount. Savings are available on other packages and supplies. Visit the Expresso by GES site, available in April, for complete information.

Basic Package: 6' Skirted Table (24” x 30”), Black Plastic Contour Chairs (2), Wastebasket

  • Regular Price: $421.20
  • Discounted Price (must order by June 14)
    Online: $303.30
    Phone/Fax: $332.60

Standard Carpet Package: 100 sq. ft., includes padding (1/2 inch thickness), visqueen, and cleaning

  • Regular Price: $8.08/sq. ft.
  • Discounted Price (must order by June 14)
    Online: 5.81/sq. ft.
    Phone/Fax: $6.30/sq. ft.

Prices listed include delivery, rental, and removal; exclude taxes.

Exhibit Hall Schedule

As indicated in the Rules and Regulations published on the reverse side of the booth space application, all exhibitors are expected to adhere to the exhibit hall schedule.

Please note the following:

  • There will be no booth set up the morning of the show unless prior permission is granted by APMA.
  • Carpeting (or other covering) of booth space is required. Carpet may be rented from the exhibitor services provider, GES. If booth carpet is not ordered and installed prior to show opening, APMA will have GES install a standard color at exhibitor’s expense.
  • A penalty of $500 will be assessed against exhibitors that dismantle or begin to dismantle before the exhibit hall closes.

SET UP
Tuesday, July 9 (20 x 20 only; others by request only)
11 a.m.4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10 (all)
8 a.m.–5 p.m.

HALL OPEN
Thursday, July 11
9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.

Friday, July 12
9:30 a.m.6 p.m.

Saturday, July 13
9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.

Exhibitors may enter the exhibit hall one hour prior to opening, and may remain one hour after the exhibit hall closes.

DISMANTLE
Saturday, July 13
2:306 p.m.

Housing

HOUSING ALERT: 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.

APMA has room blocks at the hotels listed below. Make your reservation by visiting the hotel information page:

Hilton Salt Lake City Center

Holiday Inn Express Salt Lake City Downtown

Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek

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 your complimentary set of pre- or post-meeting registrant data to contact attendees before or 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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