HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition | March 5-9, 2018 | Las Vegas | Venetian-Palazzo-Sands Expo Center
June 2017
50% of Booth Space was Due 6/2/17

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Welcome to HIMSS18 Exhibitor E-News, the monthly electronic publication that gives you the most up-to-date information and opportunities available exclusively for exhibitors.

Important Dates

6/20/17: Anchor and Diamond Housing requests Due
Exhibitor housing opened for Anchor Exhibitors and Diamond Corporate Members on June 5th and a representative from onPeak, HIMSS' official housing company, will be in contact to assist in arranging housing blocks.
Upcoming Housing Dates: Subject to change
Tuesday, July 11 – Emerald Housing Opens
Wednesday, August 9 – Platinum Housing Opens
Monday, September 11– Gold Housing Opens
Tuesday, October 17 – Housing Opens for all exhibitors

*Important Note: Regarding Housing Solicitation — onPeak is the official HIMSS housing company. We require all exhibitors to book all hotel rooms through onPeak or your freight will be denied on-site.
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8/4/17: Earn 15 Exhibitor Priority Points for making full Payment of Exhibit Space

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9/11/17: Exhibitor Service Manual goes live 

 
Exhibitor News Briefs

New Exhibit Hours for HIMSS18
  • Tuesday, March 6: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, March 7: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 8: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
(Subject to Change)
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onPeak Official HIMSS Housing Company 
Important Note: Regarding Housing Solicitation — In the past, exhibitors have received calls or emails from different housing companies, other than onPeak, to assist with making hotel reservations. These companies are NOT the official HIMSS housing company and you should not book your hotel rooms with them. onPeak is the official HIMSS housing company. We require all exhibitors to book all hotel rooms through onPeak or your freight will be denied on-site.  
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HIMSS18 Rules and Regulations 
General Rules 
Demonstrations 
Hanging Signs 
Island Booths 
Split Island Booths 
Inline Booths 
Perimeter Booths 
Canopies & Ceilings 
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Meeting Space Request

Host a meeting including conference attendees during education or exhibit hours, you may purchase HIMSS Meeting Place rooms at the convention center on a first come, first serve basis
Meeting Space Request Form
View more options 
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NEW Opportunities at HIMSS18!
HIMSS evolves each year to connect our attendees and exhibitors with the most up-to-date and relevant information. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in these new areas!
 
Discovery Vectors allow you to celebrate your clients! These unmanned, interactive digital presentations will allow Conference attendees to learn more about the EMRAM Stage and Davies Award recipients. 
Innovation Live brings a hands-on educational experience for attendees with technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and touch screen technology.
Lightning Sessions are an energetic and dynamic thought leadership and networking opportunity that gives your company the opportunity to engage the HIMSS18 audience during a 20-minute case study presentation (no product demonstrations) on the exhibit hall floor. 
Solutions Labs allow you to demonstrate your product, solution, thought leadership, secure a meeting pod or have an unmanned presence! Choose which theme is the best fits for your solution – Population Health or Health Business IT. 


For more information, click HERE or contact the sales team at salesinfo@himss.org.
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NEW – HIMSS Year-Long Community Sponsorships
The HIMSS Community serves as the central convening point for thousands of HIMSS individual members interested the topics below. The HIMSS Community sponsorship is an excellent opportunity to share your thought leadership and get your brand recognized by this audience 365 days a year!   Sponsorship packages and pricing varies. Communities include:
  • Clinical and Business Intelligence Community
  • Executive Institute Community
  • Cybersecurity Community
  • Federal Health Community
  • Innovation Community
  • Interoperability and Health Information Exchange Community
 For more information, click HERE or contact the sales team at salesinfo@himss.org.

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Participate in the HIMSS18 Interoperability Showcase™ and join the demonstration of an ecosystem of standards-based health, IT enabling individuals to securely access, contribute, and analyze their own health data.  
 

Sign up before June 30 and take advantage of added benefits:
15 extra exhibitor points
  • Priority selection of use case placement (pending availability)
  • Priority Selection of showcase theater session time
  • Early web distribution of your whitepaper, success story or blog
HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase Accomplishments:
  • Over 10,000 visitors were scanned entering the Showcase - 7,482 of those were unique
  • 19 Connected Demonstrations: 117 systems representing 66 organizations
  • 22 education sessions with over 1,500 attendees
Questions? Interested in participating? Contact your sales representative or salesinfo@himss.org today! 
 
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HIMSS18 Sponsorships
First right of refusal for HIMSS18 sponsorships are underway! For more information, contact your Account Manager or the sales team at salesinfo@himss.org.

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HIMSS Corporate Membership
Increase awareness with all of HIMSS’s audiences 365 days per year and receive immediate discounts on your confirmed HIMSS18 booth space, future sponsorships, and more!
 
For companies already exhibiting at the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, corporate membership benefits can often provide an immediate return on investment in the form of discounts that may exceed the membership fees themselves.  Membership also provides networking opportunities for your company throughout the year via bundled individual memberships that also include local chapter memberships.
 
Click here for a complete listing of all membership levels and their benefits.
 
For further information, please contact salesinfo@himss.org
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HIMSS Innovation Center Cybersecurity Hub    
HIMSS unveiled the Cybersecurity Hub to the world last fall, as part of a series of high-profile cybersecurity and innovation events at the HIMSS Innovation Center and Global Center for Health Innovation. This immersive, open year-round, allows visitors to interact firsthand with the latest vendor solutions for addressing and mitigating cyber threats. As a new flagship attraction in the HIMSS Innovation Center, 15,000+ are expected to visit the Cybersecurity Hub over the next year to learn how they can apply a variety of technologies to impact the safe and secure flow of health information.
 
Contact salesinfo@himss.org to learn how your organization can gain valuable exposure throughout the year as a solution provider for this ever-growing need.

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HIMSS CAHIMS or CPHIMS Certification Programs
Certification helps set your staff apart by showing their clear competence in healthcare information and management systems knowledge and skills.  It also demonstrates their commitment to the heathIT enterprise.  Consider having your staff pursue a path of professional development through HIMSS CAHIMS or CPHIMS certification programs - and earn Exhibitor Priority points in the process!

To learn more about eligibility for the CAHIMS or CPHIMS programs, click here: http://www.himss.org/health-it-certification/eligibility   Testing takes place "on demand" at over 900 testing centers around the globe.  Details on preparing for certification can be found here: http://www.himss.org/health-it-certification/review-materials

Ready to apply?   Submit an application via the HIMSS website here: http://marketplace.himss.org/CertificationExamApplication

Other HIMSS Events

BrandHIT 2017, June 15-16, 2017, Las Vegas, NV

SIMPLIFY THE COMPLEXITIES OF HEALTHCARE IT MARKETING
 
Explore health IT from the market’s perspective and hear what real-life buyers think of your marketing efforts. At Brand HIT 2017, we’ll take deep dives into today’s subtle marketing channels, including pure editor, mobile, social media, brand journalism, native content, thought leadership and face to face. The most experienced content and data analytics professionals in the industry will lead breakout sessions on everything from cutting-edge database marketing strategies to insight-producing content methods. And, you’ll learn the ins and outs of data hygiene, predictive analytics, and lead nurturing and scoring for HIT-specific platforms, devices and services.
 
Join us!


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HIMSS Innovation Center Cybersecurity Hub    
HIMSS unveiled the Cybersecurity Hub to the world last fall, as part of a series of high-profile cybersecurity and innovation events at the HIMSS Innovation Center and Global Center for Health Innovation. This immersive, open year-round, allows visitors to interact firsthand with the latest vendor solutions for addressing and mitigating cyber threats. As a new flagship attraction in the HIMSS Innovation Center, 15,000+ are expected to visit the Cybersecurity Hub over the next year to learn how they can apply a variety of technologies to impact the safe and secure flow of health information.
 
Contact salesinfo@himss.org to learn how your organization can gain valuable exposure throughout the year as a solution provider for this ever-growing need.

 

 

Please inform us if the primary contact for your company has changed.  The primary contact will receive all communications and materials related to your company's participation at the HIMSS18 Conference and Exhibition. 

For Exhibit Services, Logistics, and Production inquiries, please contact:

Elli Riley
312-915-9272
eriley@himss.org

Virginia Geoghegan
734-477-0855
vgeoghegan@himss.org

Eileen Keating
312-915-9545
ekeating@himss.org

For Exhibit Sales, Marketing, and Sponsorship inquiries please contact:

Laura Goodwin
312-915-9215
lgoodwin@himss.org  
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Tia Peterson
312-915-9232
tpeterson@himss.org

Joseph Bonanno
312-912-6718
jbonanno@himss.org

James Collins
312-915-9546
jcollins@himss.org

Mary Griskewicz
203-421-8317
mgriskewicz@himss.org

Glen Kaminski
312-915-9256
GKaminski@himss.org 

 


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