RSNA May/June 2012 Edition

Welcome to RSNA 2012!

The booth assignment process has commenced!  With around 500 exhibitors included in the first-round of space assignments, we are looking forward to another great meeting.  Booth assignments will be released at the Exhibitor Planning Meeting at the RSNA office in Oak Brook, IL (details in the article below).

NEW for 2012: RSNA Plaza Rental

Exhibitors now have the opportunity to host a social function 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.  Complete details will be available online June 4. 

To learn more, contact Kristin Sulda at

Host an Off-Site Event

Beginning June 4th, information regarding hosting an event during the RSNA 2012 annual meeting will be available.  


Exhibitor Function Space

Exhibiting companies may request function space at any of the RSNA contracted hotels for social events, focus group or company meetings.  All space in the convention center is reserved solely for RSNA activities. 

Non-RSNA Satellite Symposium

Interested in hosting an educational symposium during RSNA 2012?  This event offers an exhibiting company the opportunity to conduct an educational program that does not provide CME credit for professional attendes of the RSNA annual meeting. 

For questions on these opportunities, contact Kristin SUlda at or 630-571-7841.

Exhibitor Planning Meeting -

June 26

On Tuesday, June 26, RSNA exhibitors are invited to the RSNA Headquarter Office in Oak Brook, IL for the RSNA Exhibitor Planning Meeting and Luncheon from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The luncheon is sponsored by the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau.  For those unable to attend in person, this meeting will be held via a Webinar through WebEx.

Click here for full meeting information and to RSVP

Badge Registration

On Wednesday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. CT, exhibitors will be able to register for badges.  Each exhibiting company will receive five complimentary badges for each 100 sq. ft. of purchased exhibit space.  There will be a $40 fee assessed for each badge produced over the complimentary allotment.  There are no refunds for badges purchased but not used.


To view all the badge registration information click here.

Housing Opens June 13

Keep an eye out for an email detailing the housing process.  Exhibitor housing opens at 10:30 a.m. CT on Wednesday, June 13.  A housing formula is used to determine if an exhibitor qualifies for either the Individual Housing or Block Housing System.

Click here to review the Housing Formula

Experient Update

RSNA will partner with Experient for the 32nd year to provide one stop shopping for all of your registration and housing needs.  Working side by side with you this year will be Mary Grzelak and Pam Lesner from Experient.  Mary is a 15 year veteran and has been attached to the RSNA meeting in a support capacity for many years.  Pam has been with experient for 5 years with a focus on international groups and exhibitors.  Both are excited to help you make RSNA 2012 a success.  Whatever your needs are, they will be there to help!  

Please contact them at with any questions.

Announce your Presence to Meeting Attendees

Get noticed at RSNA 2012!  NEW promotional opportunities will surely give your company maximum exposure to the world's largest audience of medical imaging professionals.  From dynamic digital placements to creative eye-catchers in favorite lounge spots - check them out here


Contact Judy Kapicak at 630-571-7818 or for more information.

Distinguish yourself: Join the RSNA Exhibitors Circle

Maximize your company's presence at RSNA 2012 and throughout the year.


Receive recognition for your contribution to the RSNA Research & Education Foundation in RSNA publications and online.


Include your name and booth location on a mailing to thousands of professional registrants.


Attend corporate networking receptions with industry executives, RSNA leaders and grant recipients.


Support levels range from $1,500 - $10,000


Sign up today at: or contact Debborah Harp at 630-590-7773 or


In this issue:

Welcome to RSNA 2012!

NEW for 2012: RSNA Plaza Rental

Host an Off-Site Event

Exhibitor Planning Meeting - June 26

Badge Registration

Housing Opens June 13

Announce your Presence to Meeting Attendees

Distinguish yourself: Join the RSNA Exhibitors Circle

The Most Overlooked Key to RSNA Exhibiting Success

Important Dates


Regarding FairGuide Solicitation

The Most Overlooked Key to RSNA Exhibiting Success

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

Important Dates

June 4:

Exhibitor Function Space forms available online

June 13:

Exhibitor housing and registration opens at 10:30 a.m. CST

June 26:

Exhibitor Planning Meeting, RSNA HQ

July 16:

Exhibitor Service Kit available online


Click here for the latest online edition of the RSNA News 

Beware of False Housing Contractors


It has been brought to our attention that several housing companies have been soliciting RSNA exhibitors with promises of hotel rooms at discounted prices. 

Please note RSNA does not endorse or work with any of these companies.  We recommend using your RSNA issued User ID and log in to the exhibitor housing and registration site at 

Regarding FairGuide Solicitation

Please be aware of a company called FairGuide.  They are offering a company listing in their directory which is NOT affiliated with RSNA.


Should you have any questions about solicitations, please contact the RSNA Technical Exhibits Department.

For more information, check out the IAEE website for exhibitors.

Contact Information

John Jaworski

Assistant Director



Lauren Giagnorio




Georgetta Piotrowski




Tom Shimala



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