Interact 2017 Important Dates

The following table provides a summary of the important dates leading up to Interact 2017 for all participating sponsors. This list is updated as new information becomes available so be sure to bookmark this page and refer back to it often!

August, 2016 Exhibit Sales Begin
November 7, 2016 Earlybird registration rate begins
November 25, 2016 Last day to take advantage of special advance sponsorship purchase discount (see prospectus for details)
February 24, 2017 SmithBucklin Lead Retrieval Order Form available.
March 3, 2017 Interact 2017 Exhibitor Kit is now available
March 15, 2017 Final payment due on all sponsorship invoices
April 14, 2017 Last day to submit changes to your corporate profile details for the Interact mobile app.
April 21, 2017 Last day to submit your logos for signage and printed agenda (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze)
April 21, 2017 Last day to submit your artwork for the Coupon Book. Click here to download the artwork specifications for the Interact 2017 CouponBook. Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 Coupon Book as an example. 
April 28, 2017 Earlybird registration rate ends
April 29, 2017 "Conference" registration rate begins
May 12, 2017 Vendor sessions - draft ppt's due (send to
May 16, 2017 Advance booth shipments to GES warehouse begins
May 19, 2017 Attendee list sent to sponsors
May 29, 2017 GES Warehouse will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day
May 30, 2017 GES Discount Deadline Date for Orders Received with Payment 5:00 PM
June 02, 2017 SmithBucklin Discount Deadline for Lead Retrieval Orders
June 02, 2017 Vendor sessions - final version of ppt's due (send to
June 02, 2017 "Conference" registration ends
June 03, 2017 Late registration rate begins
June 09, 2017 All vendor session PowerPoint files must be submitted to Bob Blackburn
June 14, 2017 GES Last day for Advance Shipments to arrive at Warehouse without surcharges* 4:30 PM
June 17, 2017 Late registration rate ends
June 18, 2017 GES Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 4:30 PM
June 18, 2017 On-Site registration rate begins
June 18, 2017 Exhibitor move-in from 8:00am - 4:30pm (All booths must be set up by 4:30pm)
Exhibit Hall open from 6:15pm - 8:30pm
Reception is in the Exhibit Hall from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
June 19, 2017 Exhibit Hall open from 9:30am - 3:45pm
Morning Break in Exhibit Hall 10:00am - 10:30am
Lunch in Exhibit Hall Noon - 1:15pm
Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Exhibit Hall closes at 3:45pm
June 19, 2017 Vendor Hosted Events - if vendors wish to host private events, these should be held on Monday, June 19th starting no earlier than 6:30pm. Please contact Bob Blackburn if you are planning an onsite hosted event at Interact 2017 as all vendor hosted events must be pre-approved by the Conference Committee.
June 20, 2017

Exhibit Hall open from 9:30am - 2:30pm
Break in Exhibit Hall 10:10am - 10:40am
Lunch in Exhibit Hall Noon - 1:00pm
Break in Exhibit Hall 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Exhibit Hall Teardown 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Carriers must be checked in by 3:30pm

As a courtesy to our attendees and your fellow sponsors, PLEASE do not start breaking down booth until Exhibit Hall is officially closed at 2:30pm.

The Interact Annual Conference is hosted in by the
Healthcare Industry User Group -  Phone: (602) 792-9190