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Annual Meeting Exhibitors

The 2019 OHA Annual Meeting is a premier networking and educational event for hospital providers and administrators. Below are resources to maximize your exhibitor experience.

Please note only OHA corporate partners may exhibit at this event. For information on corporate partnership, please contact Cliff Lehman or phone 614-384-9121.

Exhibitor Hours

Sunday, June 2
2 – 10 p.m. – Booth setup
3 – 6 p.m. – Registration open
Monday, June 3 
6 – 7 a.m. – Booth setup
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Registration open
7 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Exhibit hours
Tuesday, June 4
7 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Registration open
7 a.m. – noon – Exhibit hours
Noon – 1 p.m.  ONLY* – Tear down (exhibit areas must be completely cleared by 1 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 (Jackie.silvis@ohiohospitals.org) with questions, phone 614-384-9159.
No exhibits on Wednesday, June 5.

Exhibitor Kits

Exhibitor kits were sent via email from Excel Decorators in mid-April. One contact person per company received the kit. For questions on ordering items for your booth, please contact Ellen McLauren at Excel or by phone at 614-522-0056.

Provided Furnishings

Each 6’ x 10’ & 6’ x 9’ space will receive:

  • 8’ high back drapes and 3’ high side rail drapes. The drapery will be teal, blue and beige. NOTE: NOTHING can be attached directly on the drapes.
  • One – 6’ x 2’ x 30” vinyl topped tables ~ un-skirted
  • Two – side chairs
  • One – identification sign
  • WiFi is available in exhibit area
  • Exhibit areas are carpeted

These items are provided to you by OHA and will automatically be installed in your booth space.

Annual Meeting Registration Details

Exhibitors: Exhibitor representatives need to register online. If you have not attended an OHA Annual Meeting, you’ll first need to create an OHA account, then follow the steps to register for the event. General attendance is free for all corporate partner. 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 any questions, casey.strader@ohiohospitals.org, phone 614-384-9133.
Presiders: Presiders need to register online. Presider packets should be picked up at the OHA registration counter onsite. Contact Cindy Stump with any questions, cindy.stump@ohiohospitals.org, phone 614-384-9157.
Name Badges: All name badges and meal tickets will be printed onsite at the OHA registration kiosks. Be sure to bring your QR code with you to expedite your check-in. QR codes will be emailed to all attendees several days before the event.
Limit: Exhibiting corporate partners may send up to 8 registrants at no cost (for general attendance).
Meal Functions: Meal functions are at an additional cost and tickets must be purchased for those events. Tickets may also be purchased onsite. Meal functions include:

  • Advocacy lunch – Monday, June 3 - $40/person
  • OHA Energy & Sustainability Program lunch – Tuesday, June 4 - $10/person
  • OHA Recognition dinner – Tuesday, June 4 - $70/person
  • ACHE breakfast – Wednesday, June 5 - $30/person
  • Quality Summit lunch – Wednesday, June 5 – No cost, but registration is required

Education Sessions: Exhibitors are welcome to attend any education session during the Annual Meeting.
Quality Summit: Exhibitors are welcome to attend the Quality Summit on Wednesday, June 5. There are NO EXHIBITS on June 5.
Event Schedule: See the full schedule of sessions and events here.