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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the Sponsorship & Exhibit Frequently Asked Questions. This page was created to further assist our clients by providing simple answers to questions that we receive quite often. We have divided this page into two sections in order to help you find the answers you are looking for more quickly. If your company has already signed on to exhibit at Discovery on Target 2017 and you have some questions regarding the event, click the "Current Exhibitors FAQ". If your company is considering an exhibit space, the "Prospective Exhibitors FAQ" will be a valuable resource to learn more about the conference and what exhibiting will entail.

Current Exhibitors FAQ | Prospective Exhibitors FAQ | Hotel & Travel FAQs

Current Exhibitors FAQ's

What are the exhibit hall hours including setup and tear down?

Refer to exhibit schedule on the Exhibit Services/Schedule page.

When will the exhibitor kit be ready?

The exhibit kit will be ready 8-10 weeks prior to the event.

How do we order furnishing, electricity and other items for our booth?

Order forms can be found in the Sponsor & Exhibitor Portal, under the Exhibitor Services tab and on the Maxum Expo Services website. The exhibitor forms will be available 8-10 weeks prior to the event.

How do I find furniture pricing?

Please log into the Maxum Expo Services website for pricing.

How do I order Electric/AV/Internet?

Order forms can be found in the Sponsor & Exhibitor Portal, under the Exhibitor Services tab. The exhibitor forms will be available 8-10 weeks prior to the event.

When is the advanced rate deadline for discounts to rent items needed for my booth space?

Please log into the Sponsor & Exhibitor Portal and the Maxum Expo Services website for advanced rate pricing.

Who are the authorized service providers?

Maxum Expo Services

What is my exhibit booth number?

You can find your exhibit booth number by viewing the DOT 2018 floorplan.

Where do I find the shipping information for booth materials?

Shipping information can be located in the Sponsor & Exhibitor Portal, under the Exhibit Services/Schedule page.

How many personnel comps do we have with our contract?

Exhibitors receive one “main conference registration.” This includes access to the main conference sessions, training seminar and short courses. Exhibitors also receive one booth only registration. For sponsorship, please refer to your sponsorship contract.

How do I register our personnel?

Log into the Sponsor & Exhibitor Portal, to register your complementary attendees. For additional registrations please use the sponsor & exhibitor registration form in the portal.

How many attendees are expected?

1,300+ attendees are expected at Discovery on Target 2018.

What are the registration hours?

The registration hours will be determined in the near future. Stay tuned.

Where do I pick up my badge?

When you arrive onsite please follow signage to the registration desk. Provide your name, company name and/or receipt to the people at registration desk. They will provide you with your badge and program materials.

When are the marketing deadlines (conference brochure & program guide inclusion)?

Preliminary Agenda Deadline- March 14th, 2018

Final (Print) Agenda Deadline- March 21st, 2018

What is the policy regarding Food/drinks at my booth?

Food and drinks are allowed at your booth during DOT.

What is included with the booth space?

Exhibit space includes 8’ (deep) x 10’ (wide) area marked by pipe and drape. No materials are included with your booth space but can be ordered through the exhibit services company (e.g. Maxum).

Is the exhibit hall carpeted?

Yes, the exhibit hall will be carpeted at DOT. Additional carpeting can be ordered through the exhibitor service company if you wish to differentiate yourself in your booth.

Is there Wi-Fi in the hall?

Yes, WiFi will be available within the exhibit hall.

Are children allowed in the exhibit hall?

No, children under the age of 18 are not allowed in the exhibit hall.

What is the co-op marketing program?

A CHI cooperative mailing is an email campaign sent from you (the sponsor) or CHI on your behalf, to your list of contacts/prospects. We would be promoting your participation at the event and offering a discounted rate (on your behalf) for your prospects to attend the conference.

How do I go about executing a co-op marketing campaign?

Contact our DOT Marketing Manager, prudhomme@healthtech.com.

How do I contact conference participants and schedule appointments prior to the event?

Pre-conference physical mailing, CHI’s Intronet, and our Corporate Sponsor 1-2-1 Meetings program.

Do we obtain access to the list of attendees?

No, per CHI policy we do not provide an attendee list. For larger events, sponsors and exhibitors are allowed to do a physical mailing pre and/or post conference via a third party mail house. For smaller and some medium-sized events, sponsors and exhibitors receive the attendee list with names and mail addresses, but no email and phone numbers. Sponsors/exhibitors must sign a mailing list agreement for the smaller and medium-sized events in which they obtain the names of attendees.

How will I be notified about my Space Assignment appointment for next year?

An email will be sent out a week prior to the event with your appointment time listed. Once onsite, you will also receive a packet onsite with a reminder card listing your time. You show up to your appointment and reserve your booth and/or sponsorship.

Current Exhibitors FAQ | Prospective Exhibitors FAQ | Hotel & Travel FAQs

Prospective Exhibitors FAQ's

With whom do I speak regarding exhibiting or sponsoring?

Rod Eymael
Manager, Business Development
781-247-6286
reymael@healthtech.com

How many attendees are expected?

1,300+ attendees are expected at the Discovery on Target 2018. Refer to sponsor and exhibitor prospectus for attendee demographics.

What are the exhibit hall hours including set-up and tear-down?

Refer to exhibit schedule.

When are the marketing deadlines (conference brochure & program guide inclusion)?
Preliminary Agenda Deadline- March 14th, 2018
Final (Print) Agenda Deadline- March 21st, 2018
Program Guide Deadline – TBD

When is the exhibit deadline?

Advanced Rate Exhibit Deadline - June 30, 2018

Beyond the Advanced Rate Exhibit Deadline there is no other deadline per se, but exhibit halls at many of CHI events sell out. Booking early will help ensure you secure a prime space. Exhibiting companies should also be mindful of the final agenda (print) deadline as well as the program guide deadline.

Is there a breakdown of the attendee list (e.g. track breakdown, region)?

Please refer to the sponsor and exhibitor prospectus for attendee demographics.

How much does it cost to exhibit, what’s included and what are the policies?

Please refer to the exhibit application and/or contact the sales manager(s).

What is the co-op marketing program?

A CHI cooperative mailing is an email campaign sent from you (or CHI on your behalf) to your list of contacts/prospects. We would be promoting your participation at the event and offering a discounted rate (on your behalf) for your prospects to attend the conference.

How do I contact conference participants and schedule appointments prior to the event?

Pre-conference physical mailing, CHI’s Intronet, and our Corporate Sponsor 1-2-1 Meetings program.

Do we obtain access to the list of attendees?

No, per CHI policy we do not provide an attendee list. For larger events, sponsors and exhibitors are allowed to do a physical mailing pre and/or post conference via a third party mail house. For smaller and some medium-sized events, sponsors and exhibitors receive the attendee list with names and mail addresses, but no email and phone numbers. Sponsors/exhibitors must sign a mailing list agreement for the smaller and medium-sized events in which they obtain the names of attendees.

I may be interested in sponsoring, how do I locate sponsorship programs?

Please contact the conference business development manager to discuss our customizable sponsorship packages:

Rod Eymael
Manager, Business Development
781-247-6286
reymael@healthtech.com

Is there an opportunity to add a podium presentation to my sponsorship package?

Yes, there are a limited number of sponsored podium slots within each scientific agenda. Opportunities sell out within many of the programs.

Do you offer content lead generation programs? Can these be included in my exhibit or sponsorship agreement?

Yes, we offer various content marketing programs which include lead generation: Webinars, Whitepapers, Market Surveys and Podcasts. Yes, we can bundle lead generation program into your conference sponsorship and exhibit agreement.

Current Exhibitors FAQ | Prospective Exhibitors FAQ | Hotel & Travel FAQs

Hotel & Travel

How do I book my hotel?

Please refer to “Travel” page on the conference website to view hotel and booking information.

When is the hotel discount deadline?

Refer to “Travel ” page for deadline cutoff

New to exhibiting? Here are some helpful links to help you learn more.

http://www.iaee.com/
http://www.exhibitoronline.com/
http://www.hcea.org/

For additional questions regarding Discovery on Target please contact:

Rod Eymael
Manager, Business Development
781-247-6286
reymael@healthtech.com


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