RSNA July 2012 Edition

Make More Connections at RSNA 2012

In this newsletter, you will find new opportunities for your company to maximize your exposure at the RSNA annual meeting.  These opportunities include:

  • Presenting in the Exhibitor Product Theater
  • Upgrading your online Exhibitor Listing with new features and benefits
  • Submitting a Call for Presentations for the RSNA Mobile Connect Theater
  • Conducting a Non-RSNA Satellite Symposium with CME credit
  • Hosting an evening reception in the RSNA Plaza

We are excited to extend these new opportunities to you.  Additional information on each program can be found below along with other important meeting information.  As always, don't hesitate to contact us with any questions.


Exhibitor Service Kit is Available

The Exhibitor Service Kit is now available exclusively online.  Here, you'll find forms for virtually every service needed at the meeting including staff registration, housing, labor contractors, marketing opportunities, Internet and much more.  RSNA's official contractor forms are also included here.  If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us at

Mobile Connect Call for Presentations

The RSNA Mobile Connect is a new addition to the RSNA Service Area in the Lakeside Center.  Here technology experts will be on hand in a casual, open environment to help physicians get the most out of their mobile device.  Mobile Connect will consist of two areas including a platform for one-on-one assistance for supporting mobile device users and a presentation area highlighting mobile applications.



Within the Mobile Connect Theater, exhibitors can conduct educational presentations to help educate attendees in utilizing their company/organizations available mobile apps.  In August, a call for presentations will be sent to all exhibitors.  If you have any questions, please contact John Jaworski at: or 1-630-571-7855.

Upgrade your online Exhibitor Listing

The RSNA Exhibitor Listing was redesigned with additional features for 2012.  All exhibitors will receive a complimentary bronze listing, available online and via mobile devices, which includes company logo, contact information, booth number, company description and product categories.  Exhibitors have the ability to upgrade their online exhibitor presence with additional graphics, featured products, video highlights, PDF documents, social media links and will be featured in the RSNA 2012 Virtual Meeting.


Learn how to upgrade your listing.

Present in the Exhibitor Product Theater

Located in the South Building, Hall A, this unique opportunity provides exhibitors the ability to give attendees a chance to discover more of what their company has to offer.  Three 45-minute theater time-slots are available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  In addition, presentations will be streamed live through the RSNA 2012 Virtual Meeting website and will be recorded for on-demand viewing, enabling more exposure to potential customers, who can shop and learn on their own time.


Learn about the Exhibitor Product Theater

Booth Design Forms due Sept. 7

All Freeform, Mobile and Peninsula booth renderings are due by September 7.  Please review Rules 9C,D, and E in our Rules and Regulations before submitting the appropriate form. 


Keep in mind height restrictions, setback rules, and ADA compliance. 


Failure to submit approval forms by September 7th will result in a loss of 4 priority points toward RSNA 2013. 


Faxed or emailed forms will NOT be accepted.  If you have any questions, please call: 630.368.3760 or email

RSNA Virutal Meeting Returns

Did you know that last year over 3,400 individuals registered for the RSNA Virtual Meeting?  The RSNA Virtual Meeting returns in 2012 with a full week of programming for CME credit streamed live from McCormick Place to the virtual audience.  Exhibitors have two exciting ways to participate in this program including an Exhibitor Product Theater presentation live and recorded from the exhibit floor at McCormick Place or a Premium Exhibitor Listing.


Learn more about RSNA Virtual Meeting and your opportunities.

Rent the RSNA Plaza for a Reception

Exhibitors have the opportunity to host an evening reception within the RSNA Plaza, located in the Lakeside Center Ballroom at McCormick Place.  Now exhibitors and attendees will not have to leave McCormick Place to host/attend an evening reception.  The Plaza features modern seating and floral arrangements throughout.  In addition, reception hosts will have access to the many audio visual components established within the RSNA Plaza.


Learn how to rent The Plaza

Eat, Meet and Network at RSNA 

We know it can be difficult to find a place to have a well balanced, healthy meal, or a place to sit and meet with potential clients during a convention.  Bistro RSNA provides a comfortable setting for exhibitors and attendees to eat, meet and network during the RSNA annual meeting. 


Located directly on the show floor with an all inclusive buffet lunch and table reservations available, Bistro RSNA is the ideal location for lunch for you, your team and your potential clients.


Visit our website for more information and to pre-purchase your tickets today!

Non-RSNA Satellite Symposium - CME Option Now Available

Interested in hosting an educational event during RSNA 2012?  Exhibiting companies can conduct a Non-RSNA Satellite Symposium before or after show hours.  Companies can educate professional attendees on current studies or finding.  New for this year, exhibitors now have the option of offering CME credit for a non-refundable fee of $7,000.  Exhibitors can also offer a Non-CME event for a non-refundable fee of $3,500.  Prior approval from RSNA is required.  For more information or to learn about other opportunities, click here.

In this issue:

Make More Connections at RSNA 2012

Exhibitor Service Kit is Available

Mobile Connect Call for Presentations

Upgrade your online Exhibitor Listing

Present in the Exhibitor Product Theater

Booth Design Forms due Sept. 7

RSNA Virutal Meeting Returns

Rent the RSNA Plaza for a Reception

Eat, Meet and Network at RSNA 

Non-RSNA Satellite Symposium - CME Option Now Available

Planning to Win at RSNA

Planning to Win at RSNA

Click here for tips on exhibiting at RSNA by Jefferson Davis, Competitive Edge

Regarding Expo-Guide Solicitation

Please be aware of a company out of Germany called Expo-Guide.  They are offering a company listing in their directory which is NOT affiliated with RSNA.


This company targets exhibitors using legitimate exhibition guides, but has no connection with us our our annual meeting.  We caution you about this activity and check with us directly if you have any doubts about communications or offerings made in connection with your RSNA participation.


If you have received a notice from this company please email a copy of the letter to John Jaworski at

Important Dates and Deadlines

July 16:

Service Kit available online


August 10:

Final Payment Due

September 7:

Booth Design Agreement Forms Due


September 17:

Target Move-In Assignments released


September 28:

Early-Bird deadline for RSNAnet Service 

Contact Information

John Jaworski

Assistant Director



Lauren Giagnorio




Georgetta Piotrowski




Tom Shimala



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