June 23, 2017
Exhibitor Information
 

ABHES attracts a variety of exhibitors showcasing products and services that cater to those in health care education to be on hand at its annual conference.  
 
How much does it cost to exhibit?
 
Exhibitor registration fees vary depending on the date of registration.  See table below for a listing of the basic exhibitor registration fees.
 
Early Bird Registration: October 1-31, 2016 
$1,700
 
Regular Registration: November 1, 2016 through January 6, 2017
$2,100
 
Late/On-Site Registration: January 7, 2017 through February 24, 2017
$2,500
 
*There is a $500 additional fee for booth space located inside the ballroom.  See booth selection question for details.
 
What is a Non-Exhibitor?
 
Companies can register as a Non-Exhibitor if they do not wish to purchase an exhibit booth or booths are sold out.  Non-Exhibitor registration fees vary depending on the date of registration.  See table below for a listing of Non-Exhibitor registration fees.
 
Non-Exhibitor October 1-31, 2016
$900
 
Non-Exhibitor Regular Registration: November 1, 2016 through January 6, 2017
$1,300
 
Non-Exhibitor Late/On-Site Registration: January 7, 2017 through February 24, 2017
$1,700

What is included in the Exhibitor Registration fee?
 
Exhibitor Registration includes:
An 8x8 booth space containing an 8' high back wall drape, 3' high side wall drape, one (1) skirted 3x6 table, two (2) chairs, and waste basket
 
Registration for two (2) exhibitor representatives who are permitted access to all conference breakout sessions and meal functions
 
Access to the ABHES conference attendee list
 
Access to the ABHES conference mobile app
 
 
Non-Exhibitor Registration includes:
Registration for one (1) company representative who is permitted access to all conference breakout sessions and meal functions
 
Access to the ABHES conference attendee list
 
Access to the ABHES conference mobile app
 
Can more than one exhibit booth be purchased?
 
An exhibitor may opt to purchase additional booth space for a total of two booth spaces.  The cost for additional booth space within the ballroom is $1,000. The cost for an additional booth space within the foyer is $500 Note:  The Grand and Reception Sponsorship Registration Packages include two booth spaces.  
 
Can an exhibitor bring additional representatives?
 
Each exhibitor booth includes two (2) exhibitor representatives with the exception of the Non-Exhibitor registration option.  A company may opt to register additional representatives for an additional fee of $600 per person.  Note:  The Grand Sponsor Registration Package includes up to six (6) exhibitor representatives, and the Reception Registration Package includes up to four (4) exhibitor representatives.  
 
Can an exhibitor select its exhibit booth location?
 
ABHES will try to accommodate the exhibitor’s preferred booth space, however, there is no guarantee exhibitors will get their top choice. Exhibit locations are inside the ballroom as well as in the foyer. There is an additional fee of $500 for each exhibit booth located within the ballroom.  
 
What is the event size?
 
Approximately 300 attendees register to attend the ABHES Annual National Conference on Allied Health Education.
 
Who attends the ABHES conference?
 
Conference attendees are generally comprised of CEO’s, Presidents, Campus Directors, Deans of Education, Department Chairs, and instructors in the health care education fields, many of which are from ABHES-accredited institutions and programs. 
 
What are the exhibiting hours?
 
The following exhibit hours are subject to change by ABHES without notice:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
8:00 a.m.   –     2:00 p.m.                    ABHES Golf Tournament
12:00 p.m.  –    5:00 p.m.                    Exhibitor Registration and Set-Up
5:00 p.m.  –    7:00 p.m.                      ABHES Commissioners’ Welcome Reception
 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:00 a.m.   –      8:30 a.m.                   Deluxe Breakfast Buffet
12:30 p.m. –      2:00 p.m.                   Buffet Luncheon
5:00 p.m.   –      7:00 p.m.                   Exhibitors’ Reception
7:00 p.m.   –      9:00 p.m.                   Optional Dismantling of Exhibits 
 
Friday, February 24, 2017
7:30 a.m.   –    9:00 a.m.                     Deluxe Breakfast Buffet
12:00 p.m. –    2:00 p.m.                     Dismantling of Exhibits
 
What speaker opportunities exist for exhibitors?
 
Exhibitors are provided an opportunity to submit a Breakout Session Speaker Proposal.  A Call for Speakers Notice is posted on the ABHES website at www.abhes.org every May and submissions are due in August.  Proposals are provided to the Conference Planning Committee for review and consideration.  If chosen, an exhibitor will have an opportunity to present a breakout session (60 or 75 minutes) on the approved topic.
 
As part of the Grand Sponsor Registration Package, the exhibitor will have the opportunity to present one breakout session (60 or 75 minutes) on a topic of the company’s choosing that it deems to be of interest and/or benefit to those in health care education.  
 
In addition, the Exhibitor Spotlight sponsorship option allows an exhibitor to address the audience at the start of a breakout session for up to 5 minutes and distribute any materials for an additional fee of $1,000.  Sponsoring company may request to address the audience of a certain breakout session topic, on a first-come, first-served basis; however, sponsors may not select a session being presented by a competing company.  
 
 
Will exhibitors have access to an attendee list?
 
An attendee list will be provided in intervals starting within 6 weeks of the conference.
 
What are the sponsorship opportunities?
 
Sponsorship packages are detailed in the exhibitor registration platform.