Exhibits

 ACR Convergence 2020 – All-Virtual Annual Meeting

ACR Convergence 2020, the world’s premier virtual rheumatology experience, is happening online, November 5-9.

Now, more than ever, the rheumatology community needs to maintain connection. ACR Convergence 2020 provides an opportunity to do just that. This fully virtual meeting is where rheumatology can collaborate, celebrate, innovate, and learn!

Get ready for an all-encompassing, all-virtual experience designed for the global rheumatology community. Get ready for ACR Convergence 2020.

We’ve given the ACR’s annual meeting a new name and a fresh look, and reimagined #ACR20 without losing the elements you care about most: stellar rheumatology education and outstanding networking opportunities.

Learn more about the all-virtual ACR Convergence 2020

We appreciate the investment and support of our exhibitors and sponsors in making the annual meeting a success every year. The ACR team is diligently working on finalizing plans for the ACR Convergence 2020 experience and engagement opportunities for you at the meeting and will have additional updates the week of August 3.

We know you must have many questions surrounding your participation in the virtual meeting. To help you navigate through your questions, we have developed a list of Frequently Asked Questions, which can be found below. Should you have additional questions, contact Stacey Chandler (404-633-3777, ext. 336 or schandler@rheumatology.org).

If you are currently not exhibiting at the meeting, but would like to, please fill out the exhibitor interest form and we will include you on future communications.

Frequently Asked Questions

General

What are the dates of the virtual meeting?
ACR Convergence 2020 will take place November 5–9.

When will full information be available on virtual opportunities at the meeting?
The ACR team is working on creating a variety of engagement opportunities for your company at the meeting. Complete information will be available the week of August 3.

Will I be able to see a demo of what the meeting platform will look like?
Yes, the ACR has selected a platform for the virtual meeting and we are confident that it will provide the functionality to help you have a successful exhibiting experience. Specific details on demo dates will be sent out when available.

What if I don't want to participate in the virtual meeting?
If you are unsure of your decision to participate in a virtual meeting experience, please wait to see what the ACR has planned for the virtual meeting before you make your decision. If you would like to have further conversation before then, please reach out to Stacey Chandler at schandler@rheumatology.org.

Will I still receive priority points for participating in the 2020 meeting?
Yes. If you choose to participate in the virtual meeting, you will receive priority points for your participation. The ACR is working on a new priority points program to help you earn even more points.

Innovation Theater

I have submitted an application to host an Innovation Theater. Will there be a virtual theater?
There will be an opportunity to host an industry-supported session on the virtual platform. If you have already submitted an application, you will receive preference on hosting an industry-supported session on the virtual platform. Complete information will be available the week of August 3.

Industry-Supported Symposia

I have submitted a proposal to host an Industry-Supported Symposium. Will there be a virtual option?
There will be an opportunity to host an industry-supported session on the virtual platform. If you have already submitted a proposal, you will receive preference on hosting an industry-supported session on the virtual platform. Complete information will be available the week of August 3.

Advertising and Sponsorships

If I have already committed to advertising and sponsorship opportunities at the in-person meeting, how will they convert to the virtual meeting?
The ACR is currently evaluating all available opportunities. If you have already committed to advertising and sponsorship opportunities for the in-person meeting, an ACR representative will be in contact with you to discuss how we can convert in-person opportunities to impactful virtual ones.

Will there be new advertising and sponsorship opportunities available?
Yes, new advertising and sponsorship opportunities will be available. Complete information will be available the week of August 3.

What happens with my sponsorship right of first refusal items for ACR Convergence 2021?
Any sponsorship items that you committed to for ACR Convergence 2020 will be considered a right of first refusal item for ACR Convergence 2021. The ACR will provide a list of those items to you upon request.

Housing

What will happen with the exhibitor housing block request I submitted?
More information will be available the week of August 3 concerning housing blocks and contracts.

ACR Contacts

My question wasn't answered here. Who should I contact?

Exhibits and Sponsorships
Stacey Chandler
404-633-3777, ext. 336
schandler@rheumatology.org

Innovation Theater and Industry-Supported Symposia
Nat Cabrera
404-633-3777, ext. 321
ncabrera@rheumatology.org

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