Become an Exhibitor
Inquire about available exhibit space no later than Wednesday, May 17, 2017, cbrown@wocn.org, phone 856-642-4401

Exhibit rates are lowest through December 31, 2016. Review the Rules* to connect with wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nurses Saturday - Monday, May 20-22, 2017 (exhibit dates) at the WOCN® Society's 49th Annual Conference where WOCN Society's Members, non-members and commercial interests join together on Friday-Tuesday, May 19-23 2017 (Conference dates) at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 USA.

Your company's Certificate of Insurance is required by March 20, 2017. Booth set up cannot commence without Exhibit Management receiving this document. Details here.

Current Exhibit / Poster Hall Floorplan

Benefits for Exhibitors (based on most current event):

 Features: 

  Benefits: 

Nurses’ Feedback - be a part of their success

 WOC nurses are engaged with exhibitors for as long as four months before, during and after Annual Conference. Nurses think the exhibit program is applicable to their work setting and relevant to their practice/profession, second only to earning continuing  education credits. Nurses are practicing in acute care, outpatient care, home healthcare, education, nursing home/extended care, private practice.  

Buying Power – tap into this growing market

 85% of all attendees evaluate, recommend and/or initiate the purchase of wound, ostomy and continence patient care equipment and supplies.

Booth Rates

 13% discount ($430 per 10x10) for Corporate Members; rates increase after December 31, 2016

Complimentary Pre-Conference Marketing 

 FREE: over 900 names/mailing addresses available with pre-approved marketing piece two weeks prior to Conference; post-list available. Nurses prefer direct mail!

Attendee Engagement through MyWOCN

 FREE: 25 E-Mail messages creating one-to-one, direct communication with WOC nurses. Set appointments, meetings. Pre-qualify buying habits & potential for nearly four months. My Matched Attendees & Attendees Looking for Me automatically form your  prospect list.

MyWOCN Mobile App

 78% (up from 68% in 2015) of attendees used the Mobile App: exhibitors created new sales, promoted  product launches through online advertising, emailed messaging, featured  video, logos, press releases & exhibit hall specials. 24,017 unique visitors. 2,489 (up  from 1,838 in 2015) total entries in MyWOCN EXPO plan.  

Non-Stop Traffic

 Dedicated 9.5 hours, scheduled networking time: one evening reception and  two lunches for attendees and exhibitors

More Nurses

 Up to 15% growth per year during the past twelve Annual Conferences

Exhibitor Badges

 FREE: Two (2) complimentary Exhibit Hall Only badges per 10x10 space  ($150 value)

Advertising & Support

 20-42% discount for Corporate Members. Social media packages, targeted e-blast messaging, digital and print media advertising options generate results.

Discounts & Controlling Expenses

 10%  discount on entire first-time 2017 General Service Contractor / Decorator exhibitor invoice; 5% drayage  discount to exhibitors increasing their booth size from 2016 to 2017; 20% discount on furnishings “Economy” package for new exhibitors.

Sales Lead Retrieval

 Nurses op-in program provides genuine interest; email addresses available through Lead Retrieval and through MyWOCN e-mail & appointment connecting

Exhibit Hall Traffic Builders

 Food or beverage-dispensing stations, research posters & Innovation Theatre plus support options effetively brand and promote your company. 

Tentative Exhibit Schedule

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 5 – 8:30 pm – Reception
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 12 – 3:00 pm – Lunch
Monday, May 22, 2017, 12 – 3:00 pm – Lunch

Booth Rates

Price per 10’x10’, USD:
Before 12/31/16 & After 12/31/16

  • Corporate Member, $2,795 / $2,895
  • Non-member, $3,225 / $3,350
  • Non-Profit Association, $500

Location/Type:

  • Corner, $100 additional
  • Island, $400 additional

Cancellation / Downsizing, Refund Policy and Payment Terms

  • Via email, cbrown@wocn.org. Valid only when acknowledged.
  • Cancel/downsize: non-refundable deposit retained (10% of total booth fee). From Sept. 2, 2016 to Jan. 15, 2017, the Sept. 1 payment retained. Downsizing will result in relocation. If the downsizing event results in creating unusable space, exhibitor is responsible for full payment.
  • Payment: 10% non-refundable deposit for Early Bird (advance assigning). 50% of total fee due by Sept. 1, 2016 for June 5-7, 2016 exhibitors; 50% due for applications through Jan. 15, 2016. Payment of 100% due thereafter. Final payment due by Feb. 1, 2017.
  • Refunds paid post-event and not available for cancellations or downsizing after Jan. 15, 2017.
  • Corporate Membership must be maintained through this event to earn Corporate Member booth rates. If not, non-member rates apply.

Payment Methods

  • Company Check, USD: WOCN Society Fed. ID Tax No. 25-125-1887. Include check with application, payable “WOCN Society”, drawn from US bank. Mail to  Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, 1120 Route 73, Suite 200, Mt. Laurel NJ 08054-5113
  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover): For chargeable amounts of $5,001.00 and greater, an additional non-refundable 3% service fee is applied to the total transaction amount. Refunds subject to an additional 3% service fee; Wire Transfer (TT) fee $30.00; domestic Automated Clearing House (ACH), no fee.

Questions?
Chris Brown
Director of Exhibits and Advertising
cbrown@wocn.org
Phone: 856-642-4401

 

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