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Information for Exhibitors


Thank you for taking part in the 2018 OHA Annual Meeting, the premier networking and educational event for hospital providers and administrators. Below you will find the resources needed to maximize your exhibitor experience.

Only OHA Corporate Partners may exhibit at this event. For information on corporate partnership, contact Cliff Lehman

 

EXHIBITOR HOURS

Sunday, June 3

2 - 6 p.m. - Booth Setup
3 - 5 p.m. - Registration open

Monday, June 4

6 - 7:30 a.m. - Booth Setup
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Registration open
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Exhibit Hours

Tuesday, June 5

7 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Registration open
7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Exhibit Hours
2 - 3 p.m. ONLY - Tear Down (Exhibit areas must be completely cleared by 3 p.m.)


If you are unable to comply with the teardown time, special permission must be received from OHA in advance. Please contact Jackie Silvis with questions, phone 614-384-9159. 
 

BOOTH INFORMATION

  • EXHIBITOR KITS: All kits were emailed on April 11, 2018 from our show decorator, Excel Decorators. One contact person per company received the kit. Please contact Ellen McLauren at Excel with questions, emclauren@exceldecorators.com or 614-522-0056.  

  • WHAT'S INCLUDED: One 6' unskirted display table, two standard chairs, pipe/drape, ID sign, complimentary Wi-Fi in exhibit areas, and registration for up to 10 representatives. Additional items needed must be ordered from Excel. 
  • WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED: Table skirting, electricity, and wired internet are not included. Order skirting (if needed) from Excel. Request electricity by completing the appropriate form in the exhibitor kit and return this form directly to the Hilton.   
  • BOOTH SIZES: Most exhibit spaces are 10′ x 6′, unless otherwise noted: 9′ x 6′ spaces include booths 48, 49, 50, 51, 64, 65 and 66. Please plan your display accordingly if you’ve been assigned one of these spaces.

  • SECURITY: Police security will be onsite overnight on Sunday, June 3 and Monday, June 4 to monitor exhibit areas.
 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

View the Annual Meeting Guide/Agenda

EXHIBITORS: Exhibitor representatives should register online. If you haven't attended an OHA event within the last year, you'll first need to create an OHA account, then follow the steps to register. General attendance is free for all corporate partners. Only ticketed meal functions (see below) have a fee. You only need to register once, regardless of what capacity (exhibitor, speaker, etc.) in which you're attending. 

SPEAKERS: Speakers DO NOT need to register for the event - OHA will register them. Speakers should contact Casey Strader with questions, phone 614-384-9133.

PRESIDERS: Presiders should register online for the event. Presider packets should be picked up at OHA registration counter onsite. Contact Cindy Stump with questions, phone 614-384-9157. 

NAME BADGES: All name badges and meal tickets will be printed onsite at OHA registration kiosks.  

LIMIT: Exhibiting corporate partners may send up to 10 registrants at no cost (for general registration).

MEAL FUNCTIONS: Meal functions are at an additional cost and tickets must be purchased for those events.Tickets may also be purchased onsite. 

EDUCATION SESSIONS: Exhibitors are welcome to attend any education sessions during the Annual Meeting.

QUALITY SUMMIT: Exhibitors are welcome to attend the Quality Summit on Wednesday, June 6. Registration is required for this event. 
 

ROOM RESERVATIONS

Please make your hotel reservations directly with the Hilton Columbus at Easton, or call 614-414-5000. Be sure to mention the group code "HOA" to get the group rate of $194 per night, single and double. The deadline to receive the group rate is Friday, May 4. After this date, rooms will be available at the regular rate. Rooms sell out quickly - make your reservations early.
 
 
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