Exhibitor Prospectus

Showcase your products and services and connect with key leaders in rheumatology at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. With more than 16,000 attendees, including 12,000 scientific attendees from over 110 countries, you won’t want to miss being a part of this year’s annual meeting.

2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting
October 19 - 24, 2018
McCormick Place West
Chicago, IL

Exhibitor Information

2018 Exhibitor prospectus
2017 Attendee demographics
Exhibitor rules and regulations
Exhibit Hall floor plan

Exhibit Hall Dates and Hours

October 21: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
October 22: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
October 23: 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: McCormick Place - West Hall F1

Exhibit Booth Rates

Inline 10'x10' booth: $3,600

Corner 10'x10' booth: $3,800

Island booth: $40/square foot

Non-profit 10'x10' booth: $1,000

Included with a booth, you will receive:

  • Five complimentary exhibitor badges per 10'x10' booth, allowing access to all educational sessions not requiring an additional fee.  Please note: you cannot receive CME credit with an exhibitor badge.
  • Side and back drape (linear booths only)
  • Booth identification sign (linear booths only)
  • Listing in the exhibitor section of the Daily News
  • Listing in the mobile app
  • Online exhibitor listing
  • Opportunity to obtain affiliate event space
  • Opportunity to rent exhibitor suites and meeting rooms
  • Access to negotiated housing rates
  • Opportunity to rent pre and post-show attendee mailing lists

Nonprofit organizations / governmental agencies will receive the following with their booth space:

  • 10'x10' booth space
  • Side and back drape
  • Carpet
  • One identification sign
  • One six-foot skirted table
  • Wastebasket
  • Two side chairs

Exhibitor Suites and Meeting Rooms

Exhibitor suites and meeting rooms can be used to host small staff meetings, a staff lounge or meet privately with attendees.  Educational sessions may not be held in an exhibitor suite or meeting room.  Food service must be coordinated through the convention center caterer.

Exhibitor Suites
10x10 exhibitor suite:  $6,000
10x20 exhibitor suite: $10,500
20x20 exhibitor suite: $20,000

Exhibitor suites are located in the exhibit hall. They are available for use during exhibit hours and days. Exhibitor suites include 8' high hard wall with two lockable doors, carpet with padding, nightly cleaning during exhibit days, two 1000-watt electrical outlets, one clip-on lamp per 100 square feet, and one door header with the company name or suite number.

Meeting Rooms: $35,000 - sold out
Meeting Rooms are located throughout the convention center. They are available for use from October 18 - 24. Meeting rooms include a lockable door, carpet, electrical outlets, tables and chairs, company name outside of the meeting room, and nightly cleaning.

Exhibit Space Assignments

ACR is accepting applications to exhibit at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

Applications submitted before the priority points deadline on April 16 will be assigned based on priority points. Exhibitors earn one priority point for each year of exhibiting. After the priority points deadline, booths will be assigned in the date/time order the application was received.

Applications received after the deadline will be assigned space in the date/time order the application is received. Applications will be accepted after the deadline until the exhibit hall is sold out.