November 2017



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

11/14/17: Exhibitor Registration and Lead Retrieval Webinar 
CompuSystems, HIMSS18 Registration Company, will walk through the process of how to register exhibitor and client badges. Also, learn about the new technology with lead retrieval and how it can help your business manage lead data.

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11/29/17: Hotel Suite Request Form Due to onPeak 

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12/05/17: Managing Media Relations at HIMSS18 Webinar 
Join this webinar to learn more about working with media who will be at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas. This webinar focuses on using the pre-registered media lists, setting up one-on-one interviews with media, dropping materials at the HIMSS News Room and using the Media Interview Room. 

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12/06/17: Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities Webinar 
Join our Team of Experts and Learn About:

What can you do NOW! Available marketing, options to differentiate your company from the competition at HIMSS18.
Solutions to drive lead generation, position your company as a thought leader and branding options to deliver your message to HIMSS18 attendees

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12/12/17:Housing Names Due for Gold Corporate Members & all other exhibitors 
All names for housing due to OnPeak or rooms will be released

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12/12/17: Monthly Logistics & Cost Savings Tips Webinar 
Join our monthly HIMSS18 webinar with HIMSS Staff members to answer any of your questions you have.
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12/15/17: Specialty Booth Speaking Sessions Due 
Specialty Booth Speaking Session title, abstract, and speaker information due to be included in the onsite material.

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12/15/17: Conference Exhibitor Guide Due for Print
Exhibitor information due to be included in ALL onsite materials. Anything submitted after deadline will be online only



Exhibitor News Briefs

Exhibitor Marketing Toolkit Live
This toolkit contains complimentary tools to help you market your HIMSS18 participation to your customers and other audiences. Use the items here to leverage the combined strength and value of the HIMSS brand and your brand to:
•Increase attendance at your HIMSS18 booth
•Demonstrate your thought leadership to your customers
•Expand your reach with social media
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Exhibitor Service Manual

Now live on 
Conference Logistics Page
Exhibitor Registration 
Target Move in Floor plan 
Target Move Out Floor plan 
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HIMSS18 Deadline Checklist 
Stay up to date with upcoming deadlines for HIMSS18 
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HIMSS18 Webinar Series 
Join us for another year of free webinars for our HIMSS18 Exhibitors.  These webinars are designed to assist you in your planning for HIMSS18. 
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Exhibit Hours for HIMSS18
  • Monday, March 5: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Opening Reception (Hall G Only - Booth 9900-13999)
  • 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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 NEW onPeak Deposit Payment Policy
 Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card within 72 hours from receipt of your hotel confirmation email (failure to do so will result in cancellation of your      block). The full length of stay deposit is non-refundable as of January 30, 2018. Credit cards will not be charged until final cut-off, by the hotel(s). 

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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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Cybersecurity Forum

Connect with over 300 Healthcare providers, business associates and vendors­ as they share experiences and insight by providing practical information healthcare organizations can use to gauge and improve their security postures. Sponsorship opportunities range from electronic messaging to receptions and attendee apparel.

For more information, click HERE or contact the sales team at salesinfo@himss.org.

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Featured HIMSS18 Branding and Sponsorship Opportunities! 

Don't miss the chance to have your company's logo displayed prominently to 40,000+ attendees! These highly visible opportunities will heighten the awareness of your brand throughout HIMSS18. 

Electronic Messaging Boards

These highly visible video walls will be front and center to all attendees entering and exiting the conference. All screens will be located in high traffic areas. This is a great opportunity to get attendees to think about your company even before entering the exhibit hall. 

Message Panels

Put your message and logo on a panel in a location of your choice within the exhibit hall. This low-cost, turnkey opportunity is a great way to direct attendees to our booth.

Networking Hubs

Networking Hubs are designed for attendees/exhibitors to meet up with colleagues, recharge devices, check emails, host HIMSS organized meet ups, and meet new healthcare IT peers.

Keynote Sessions
Set your company apart by sponsoring a HIMSS18 Keynote Session, including the
Opening Keynote by Eric Schmidt and Closing Keynote by Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jr.  Sponsorship includes your company ad on opening walk-in slides and reserved seating, among other benefits. Secure this high-profile opportunity today! 

 Questions? Contact the sales team at salesinfo@himss.org.

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Looking for Meeting Space at HIMSS18?

Whether you are looking for a small room to store your items during the show or a larger room to host your own private meeting, HIMSS has the perfect fit for your meeting space needs.

 Living RoomsThe HIMSS18 living room will be the go to place for attendees and exhibitors to relax off the exhibit floor. Opportunities within the HIMSS18 living room include a 10x10 meeting space for the length of the conference among other great benefits.

 Hospitality SuitesDesigned for memorable interactions, the Exhibitor Hospitality Rooms, located in the Palazzo and Venetian hotels, are perfect for executive meetings or social gatherings.

 Pre-Show Meeting RoomsA pre-show sales staff-training meeting is the perfect way to prep your sales staff for this upcoming week at HIMSS.  This meeting room provides you the convenience of hosting your sales staff training onsite at the main venue for either a half or full day

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NEW Opportunities at HIMSS18! 

HIMSS VentureConnect will convene the biggest and most active investors in health tech to discuss the latest market trends and hear directly from the start-ups creating the biggest waves in the industry. This one-day program features investor panels and a pitch competition for vetted health tech companies seeking Series A and B funding.
As a sponsor of HIMSS VentureConnect, your organization will have the opportunity to engage with numerous startup companies and get a behind the curtain look at the most promising technologies primed to disrupt the health care experience.

Journey to HIMSS Webinar Series
Sponsorship of this series offers visibility prior to big event in March!  HIMSS will be providing weekly exploration webinars on hot topics, including cybersecurity, data analytics, HIE, innovation and more.  Your sponsorship will provide you access to promote your brand to an engaged audience of over 80,000 health IT professionals prior to Conference. 

Lobby Wall Clings 
Looking for a way to drive traffic to your booth or promote your product and/or service? Grab attendees’ attention with wall clings throughout a main traffic area. These adhesive banners will be placed directly on the walls of the Grand Foyer in the Venetian.

For more information, contact the sales team at salesinfo@himss.org

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HIMSS18 Interoperability Showcase

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. 

  • 25% of attendees were from the C-Suite of their organization (Attendee Demographics)
  • 2 out of 3 attendees are decision makers of decision influences
  • On average, attendees spend nearly an hour within the Showcase

Learn more about participating in this high traffic area of the Exhibit Hall!

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Save the Date: HIMSS19 Booth Selection Webinar

Join us on Thursday, February 1, at 1:00 PM CST / 2:00 PM EST to for a review of the HIMSS19 Exhibit Hall floorplan and booth selection process. Click HERE to register today!

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Marketing Opportunities for HIMSS18!

Virtual Press office, Cision PR Newswire’s trade show division, is an official partner for HIMSS 2018. We help companies get more booth traffic and press coverage through press release distribution and online press kit landing page creation. We’ve seen several high-profile exhibitors utilize news announcement distribution to promote their event presence and establish themselves as thought leaders in the industry. The right distribution partner can amplify your HIMSS18 presence by increasing brand awareness, establishing credibility and garnering earned media for your brand.

Get your company featured on the official HIMSS18 online press room, powered by Virtual Press Office and Cision PR newswire!

For more information, click HERE or contact our sales team at sales@vpoinc.com or call 973-783-7787 opt. 0.



Other HIMSS Events

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

Lisa Currier 
312-915-9249
lcurrier@himss.org

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

Jessica Daley 
773-203-8147
jdaley@himss.org 


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