Guide for Exhibiting Sponsors
Printable version: 2011 Guide for Exhibiting Sponsors (pdf)
Schedule of Events
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
2:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Exhibitor table set-up
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
6:00 a.m 2nd Option- Exhibitor table set-up
6:30 a.m. Registration Opens/Attendees Arrive
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Conference begins with Opening Keynote
7:30 p.m. Day one concludes
Thursday, March 3, 2011
7:00 a.m. Registration Opens/Attendees Arrive
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Program begins
4:00 p.m. Exhibitors Tear Down
4:45 p.m. Conference Ends/Guests Depart
Approx. Number of Attendees: 750
Table Size: Each exhibitor will have a 6 foot table and one chair.
Table Assignments: The floor plan, indicating your assigned table, will be emailed to exhibiting sponsors as soon as it is complete.
Wireless Internet (connectivity rate of 128kb) will be available at the conference. Password will be available at the registration desk.
Audio Visual Equipment and Power Ordering
Download the AV Order Form (pdf) to order equipment you need for your table. Please use your company name in the booth number field.
Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services is the official power provider for the Convention Center. If needed, you can order power through their website, www.edlen.com. The event name is WBBA Life Science Innovation Northwest 2011 and the event password is 031057SE. Use 000 as the table/booth number to place your order. Please ensure the company name submitted matches the name WBBA has for your sponsorship.
Ship in Advance Instructions from Washington State Convention Center
DUE TO LIMITED STORAGE SPACE: WSCC prefers to have shipments arrive on TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011. Shipments arriving prior to Monday, February 28th may be refused.
Please address packages as follows:
Wa Biotechnology Conference- YOUR COMPANY NAME
PACKAGE X of X
c/o Bruce Gyger
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
WSCC strongly advises against using United States Postal Service for shipping exhibit materials because the postal service will not deliver large items and WSCC will not retrieve packages from the post office. UPS, FedEx and other carriers are advised.
Sponsors are welcome to contact Bruce Gyger, Event Manager, Washington State Convention Center at email@example.com or 206-694-5108 with questions regarding shipping.
Arrival/Unload Instructions from Washington State Convention Center
Exhibitors, who have made prior arrangements, may use the loading dock if their vehicle does not fit in our garage. Garage height limit is 6' 5". Please send an email to Bryce Gyger, firstname.lastname@example.org, at WSCC to arrange use of the loading dock.
Directions to the garage and loading dock are available online. Life Science Innovation Northwest will be on the 6th floor of the convention center.
Volunteers will be available from 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. to assist with move-in and delivery of your pre-shipped items. Carts will be available.
Post-conference shipping: Please bring appropriate shipping documents and supplies (i.e. packing tape and scissors.) Items shipped post-conference will be shipped from the WSCC loading dock. WSCC or WBBA cannot accept any liability for items that are waiting for pick-up by shippers. There is also a FedEx office conveniently located on the first floor of the convention center.
Volunteers and carts will be available to assist with move-out.
The registration fee for additional attendees (in addition to those included in the sponsorship) is $250 per day. Additional attendees must be registered in order to be at the conference and must be employees of the sponsoring company. To register additional individuals as a part of your sponsorship, please send an email to Kathleen Poston and include the attendee's name, email address, and days that they will be at the conference. An invoice will be prepared and sent to you.
WBBA Contact Information
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