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GENERAL INFORMATION
Exhibits – Exhibit Hall, Lower Level South
Exhibits will be open daily on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am until
4:30
pm. The Exhibit Hall features hundreds of companies from around the world
showing their latest products and services. More information on who is exhibiting can
be found either through an alphabetical listing of companies with descriptions starting
on page 269 or a listing by products and services where companies may be located
by keyword beginning on page 299. Your barcoded badge will allow you to enter
contests and request additional information from companies in the Exhibit Hall. For
additional information on other features in the Exhibit Hall, please see page 267.
NOTE:
Children under the age of 18 may be admitted into the Exhibit Hall only if they
are accompanied by a paid scientific registrant.
Exhibit Registration and Exhibit Management – South Upper Lobby
The Exhibit Management Office and Exhibit Registration are located in the South
Lobby. Exhibitor Registration hours are as follows:
Tuesday, November 6
8:00
am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 7
8:00
am – 4:30 pm
Thursday, November 8
8:00
am – 4:30 pm
Friday, November 9
8:00
am – 4:30 pm
Family/Nursing Mothers Room – Room 203, East Mezzanine Level South
The family room is open during registration hours. The purpose of the room is to
give parents and children a place to relax during the convention. Attendees are not
permitted to use this room for babysitting services. Room 218 has also been set aside
for nursing mothers to have privacy.
First Aid – Lower Level (North and South)
There are two locations for first aid rooms. The first is located outside Hall D in the
North building, telephone 415-974-4096 and the second is located outside Hall C
in the South building, telephone 415-974-4090. The First Aid Room is staffed Monday
through Saturday by trained personnel able to handle various medical problems and
emergencies that might arise. If you are witness to a
medical emergency
inside the
Convention Center, please
dial 511
from any house phone, or
415-974-4021
from
your mobile device. The number to call for emergencies outside of the Convention
Center is 911.
Food Service – Exhibit Hall, Lower Level
Food concessions will be open in the Exhibit Hall (Wednesday through Friday) during
exhibit and poster hours. Portable food stands will also be available in various areas
throughout the Convention Center, Wednesday through Saturday. The concession
stands will offer a variety of “grab and go” foods. Hours will be posted on-site. ASHG
will provide coffee service each morning outside session rooms and will provide light
lunch refreshments inside the Exhibit Hall during the lunch period on Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday.