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2017 Exhibit Information & Prospectus
CRITICAL EXHIBITOR SHOW INFORMATION FROM IMAPS
Please read through all of the preparation details below from IMAPS.
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IMAPS is pleased to welcome you to Raleigh, North Carolina this October 9-12th for the 50th International Symposium on Microelectronics. We are confident that you will enjoy your experience in Raleigh, bringing IMAPS back to the East Coast for the 50th Anniversary of the Society. Raleigh offers top-notch exhibitor amenities such as an award-winning convention center, a bevy of restaurants and entertainment options for hosting clients, and, most importantly, a strong East Coast microelectronics industry base.
You will find all of the important documents and order forms necessary to plan your exhibit space on this exhibit page. Please review the critical information from IMAPS below to acquaint yourself with some of the most commonly requested information in the months leading up to the show.
IMAPS strives to make this year’s show better than ever for exhibitors and attendees alike. For up-to-date information on all details related to the show, visit www.IMAPS2017.org regularly. Cheers to your best show experience yet!
For exhibit and sponsorship questions, or to reserve a booth,
contact Brian Schieman, firstname.lastname@example.org
For logistics, show decorator details, registrations, and venue questions,
contact Brianne Lamm, email@example.com
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ALL ROADS LEAD TO SEPTEMBER 8TH
Early registration deadline
Hotel block booking deadline
Exhibitor directory submission deadline
Slideshow submission deadline
**Shepard Expo Services deadlines are separate and distinct from IMAPS deadlines above.**
Make note of Shepard service deadlines in the kit.
"EXHIBITOR KIT" from Shepard Expo (Show Decorator)
Shepard Expo, IMAPS 2017 Show Decorator, will contact you with the URL for the exhibit kit and your custom login. If you are not contacted by Shepard, or need any assistance, please contact Brianne Lamm (firstname.lastname@example.org). The kit will include all show information that is needed for exhibitors: hours, setup, move-out, shipping, carpet, electrical, furniture, A/V & internet ordering, Lead Retrieval rentals and more! **You can also download the kit here**
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017:
Exhibit Hall Open: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lunch in Exhibit Hall: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall: 3:55 pm - 4:55pm
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017:
Exhibit Hall Open: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch in Exhibit Hall: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Happy Hour in Exhibits: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The exhibitor setup will be held on Monday, October 9 as detailed in the exhibitor kit.
NO EXHIBITS | Exhibitor Move-in Only | Exhibits NOT OPEN to Visitors
After set-up, come network with the attendees at the WELCOME RECEPTION: 5:30pm-7:30pm
The show will conclude with a HAPPY HOUR in the exhibit hall for exhibitors and attendees on Wednesday, October 11, 3:30pm-5:30pm. For the safety of exhibitors, attendees, and the valuable equipment in the exhibit hall, dismantling of the exhibits and/or moving out prior to 5:31pm Wednesday the 11th will not be permitted. Exhibitors may move out on Wednesday evening between 6pm and 7pm only if all materials can be hand-carried out during that time. No Shepard move-out services will be available until Thursday, October 12. Please speak to Shepard directly with questions or arrangements.
IMAPS does not hold, reserve, or set aside hotel rooms specifically for exhibitors or sponsors. You must book your own rooms directly with the hotels by September 8th to receive the special IMAPS rate at the Marriott or Sheraton. You will find the booking link for each property BELOW.
Refer to the link provided in the exhibitor kit to register your exhibit booth personnel for their badges. This NEW submission form is the ONLY appropriate registration link for booth personnel. If you or your booth personnel are registering through the IMAPS2017.org website for your badges, your registration type and associated benefits (such as access to the mobile app, lunch tickets, etc.) will be incorrect. All badge requests should be submitted before September 8.
WHAT COMES WITH YOUR BOOTH(S)?
In addition to the exhibit space that is provided by IMAPS as part of your exhibit reservation, you also receive the following with your booth: 8' high backdrape; 3' high siderail; and a booth ID sign. In each addition, each 10x10 booth is provided 1 "full symposium" badge (for sessions) and 2 booth badges with Tuesday and Wednesday Lunch included. Additional booth badges are $0 but those individuals would be responsible for their own lunch payment on Tuesday and Wednesday. Additional benefits of booth space are listed throughout this webpage.
Basic wireless internet access will be provided free of charge in the exhibit hall for exhibitor and attendee use. However, if your setup requires a higher tier connection, you may purchase dedicated internet service for your booth through the form provided in the kit.
Unlike the most recent annual show locations, the Raleigh Convention Center Exhibit Hall is NOT carpeted. You will need to order carpet for your booth space.
No electrical power or outlets are included in your booth package. You will need to order power from the electrical service provider for any power needs, even if you just need access to one outlet. To avoid setup delays and possibly higher charges on-site, IMAPS highly recommends ordering your electrical needs prior to the show.
ORDER FORM SUBMISSION
All service order forms should be sent directly to the service provider as instructed on the order form for processing. Do not send any service order forms to IMAPS.
FINAL PROGRAM EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY SUBMISSIONS
All exhibitors will be listed in our final program exhibitor directory and the mobile app exhibitor directory. Click here or navigate to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FJC8SBP to provide a ~200-word description and tag your company to relevant products/services in the directory by September 8. Only submissions received by that deadline will be included in the directory.
IMAPS encourages submitting promotional slides for inclusion in the exhibitor slideshow. These slides will loop on an oversized monitor outside of the session rooms during the event. Submit 1-2 Powerpoint slides MAX inclusive of your advertisement, graphics, or messaging of your selection. Submit these no later than September 8th directly to Brian Schieman at email@example.com.
- IMAPS has provided a complimentary guest pass to promote your attendance at IMAPS 2016. You will find that PDF pass available download. Of courses, we always encourage guests to pre-register for their free show pass directly through the online registration portal, but feel free to email this PDF pass around to your customers, suppliers, prospects, colleagues and friends to promote your participation at the show!
- IMAPS recommends adding the show logo to your company’s email signature lines in the months leading up to the show with a call to action such as “Visit us in Booth ### at IMAPS 2017!”
- IMAPS corporate members are entitled to a full mailing list of IMAPS members one time per year. Request this list from Brianne Lamm at firstname.lastname@example.org and use it to send postcards, save-the-dates, or other marketing pieces regarding your attendance at IMAPS 2016. Note that your membership MUST be current to receive this list.
- Press releases, news items and/or your logo in the IMAPS Corporate Bulletin (sent to 20,000+ twice monthly). Email email@example.com your materials at least 2 days prior to the 1st and 15th of September and October (1st only). Staff will include final program submissions (if received, and as best we can) in the absence of additional PR.
- A pre-registration list will be distributed via email in the first week of October and a final attendee list will be provided once the show closes.
- Year-round promotions that will include: conference brochures, e-mail broadcasts, direct mail, web banners and advertisements, both in print and electronically.
- Exhibitor Website: Your company name, and information
- E-mail Campaigns to more than 20,000 featuring exhibiting companies, sponsors, and other show details.
- Corporate bulletin emails on/around Sept. 19th, and Oct. 3rd only promoting IMAPS 2017 exhibitors & sponsors.
- Media trades with press outlets allowing for expanding emails, web listings, press releases and more.
- Event promotions in IMAPS Advancing Microelectonics magazines, including a dedicated "show issue" in Sept/Oct.
- Printed Advance Program mailed to more than 15,000 global contacts (in July), and a Final Program distributed to all show attendees featuring the "exhibitor directory".
IMAPS Staff will also conduct a year-round marketing campaign including:
Contact Brian Schieman at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to review the all new 50th Anniversary Advertising Specials with you - discounted options for print final program advertisements, web and email advertisements. All print-ready (high resolution PDF or JPG) AD files will be due September 1.
1/4 page AD: $400
1/2 page AD: $600
Full-page AD: $750
SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS
The Microelectronics Foundation Silent Auction is a longstanding IMAPS tradition. If you would like to donate an auction item/service, please contact Brianne Lamm at email@example.com.
EXHIBITOR MEETING ROOMS
Contact Brianne Lamm (firstname.lastname@example.org) with requests for private client meeting rooms during the show. Space is limited and only available on a first-come, first-serve basis in one-hour time slots.
IMAPS 2018 PASADENA PRE-SALES
Exhibitors at IMAPS 2017 will enjoy priority registration for booth at IMAPS 2018 (Pasadena, CA | Oct. 8-11, 2018). The application will be made available after the 2017 show has concluded and not on-site in Raleigh. 2018 pre-sale for IMAPS 2017 exhibitors will open DECEMBER 1 at NOON EASTERN (SUBJECT TO CHANGE).
IMAPS 2017 PRICING & BOOTH APPLICATION
It's not too late to exhibit with us in Raleigh - only ~30 booths still available. Pricing details are below. To reserve a booth, email or efax back the exhibit application form and Brian Schieman will contact you to process your reservation.
The Conference & Exhibition is being held at the Raleigh Convention Center (500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601).
Book your hotel reservation today! We have reserved a block of rooms at the host hotel to accommodate our attendees. The discounted room rates are only available until the hotel deadline listed above, or until the room block sells out (and they often sell out early - before the expire dates). Reservations received after the noted deadline or after the room block has been filled may be subject to significantly higher rates. IMAPS room blocks at most hotels historically sell out ahead of the discount deadline, so we encourage you to make your hotel reservations quickly for the best price and availability.
IMAPS is pleased to partner with the following hotels for IMAPS 2017:
|Marriott Raleigh City Center
500 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Single/Double - $174 + Taxes/Fees
Click here to book the Marriott online.
|Sheraton Downtown Raleigh
421 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Single/Double - $189 + Taxes/Fees
Click here to book the Sheraton online.
Both hotels are considered host hotels for IMAPS 2017 and are located directly across the street from the Raleigh Convention Center (less than one block).
Hotel Scams Alert - The only way to book a room in the official IMAPS Housing Block using the reservations information above. IMAPS does not authorize any other hotel service/group to operate on its behalf.
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