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Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting
International Exhibitors

Exhibiting at AAO 2014
The Academy welcomes companies from around the world to participate in the AAO 2014 Exhibition taking place Oct. 18 - 21 at McCormick Place, in Chicago, Illinois. Visit Choose Chicago to learn more about this exciting and vibrant city.

The Exhibition will be located in the South Building, Level 3, Hall A of McCormick Place. Courses and Sessions will take place:

  • South Building, Levels 1, 4 and 5
  • North Building, Hall B, Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Lakeside Center, Levels 3 and 4

Floor Plans
Booths have been reconfigured to accommodate exhibitor requests. The electronic floor plan reflects these booth changes along with the booth assignments for registered exhibitors and the available booth inventory.

Booth Assignments
Booth assignments were emailed on Friday, June 6 to all exhibitors who submitted their application and payment by the extended deadline of Friday, May 2. Invoices reflecting deposits and payments will be mailed on Monday, June 9.

Hotel Reservations
Visit the Exhibitor Hotel Reservations page now for complete hotel information and to reserve hotel rooms.

Visas
The Academy provides international exhibitors with a specific letter of invitation to use when applying for a Visa, which can be customized for each company representative travelling to Chicago.

Log into the Exhibitor Portal, the secure area of Exhibitor Central, to create your letter of invitation. You will need your company’s unique username and password to enter the Exhibitor Portal.

Cancelation Dates

June 28 Last day to cancel without penalty
June 30 Thirty percent (30%) penalty for cancellation
Aug. 8 Last day to cancel with 30% Penalty
Aug. 8 Final exhibit space payment due
Aug. 11 No refund for cancelation

Important Dates

June 4 Online Exhibitor Hotel Reservation open
June 6 Exhibit Space Assignment Notices sent via email
June 6 EDC Authorization Form available
June 28 Last day to cancel without penalty