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Exhibitor Central

Welcome to Exhibitor Central, the location for the most pertinent planning information for exhibiting companies.

AAO 2015 Exhibition
The 2015 Exhibition will take place Nov. 14 to 17 at the Sands Expo/Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Exhibit Space Application package, including floor plan, will be mailed to 2014 exhibitors in mid-March.

AAO 2014 Final Attendance Figures
Thank you for your patience as the final AAO 2014 attendance figures were reviewed and calculated. 

The data includes a sweep of all lead retrieval machines rented from Experient, the official registration vendor, and the addition of JCAHPO and ASORN figures to the "Health Professional" totals.  Data was also carefully crosschecked as it was uploaded from the onsite registration system to the Academy's internal association management system.

 AAO 2014 Attendance  2014  2013  % Change
 US Physicians  8,277  8,108  2%
 International Physicians  5,276  4,817  10%
 Health Professionals*  2,328  2,458  -5%
 Spouses  1,323  1,482  -11%
 Exhibitors  7,430  7,194  3%
 Total Attendance  24,634  24,059  2%
*includes JCAHPO and ASORN registrants who purchased Academy meeting passes

 2014 Subspecialty Day Attendance 2014   2013  % Change
 Refractive Surgery  1,047  1,171  -11%
 Retina  3,579  3,459  3%
 Cornea  770  749  3%
 Glaucoma  1,101  1,060  4%
 Neuro-Ophthalmology  N/A  308  N/A
 Ocular Oncology & Pathology  133  N/A  N/A
 Oculofacial Plastic Surgery  414  473  -12%
 Pediatric Ophthalmology  492  416  18%
 Uveitis  279  N/A  N/A
 Total Attendance  7,815  7,636  2%


AAO 2014 Program Information
The Academy is pleased to offer a variety of ways to access program information and content after the annual meeting:

  • Visit AAO Meetings On Demand to learn more about captured AAO 2014 and Subspecialty Day content available for purchase.
  • Visit AAO 2014 Archives to find handouts, papers, posters, videos and more.

Exhibitor Survey
The Exhibitor Survey was launched on Thurs., Nov 13. Exhibit Surveys sent an email from Anna Zammataro to each exhibitor with a unique link to this brief survey.  Those who complete and submit their survey, along with their company and contact person's name, will receive three (3) priority points for next year's meeting. Please take a moment to provide your valuable feedback on the exhibiting experience in Chicago.

Post Meeting Advertising Opportunity
Exhibitors interested in sending additional marketing information to AAO 2014 attendees post meeting can take advantage of the Academy's Post AAO 2014 mailing label rental. Please review AAO 2014 Attendee Mailing Label Order Form (PDF 100KB) for complete information, including pricing. Contact our Member Services Department with any questions.

AAO 2014 Exhibitors
Visit the Virtual Exhibition to review 2014 exhibitors by company name, booth number, product categories, medical specialties, common equipment terms and basic ophthalmic conditions until Dec. 31, 2014. You can also review the list of exhibitors: