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78th ANNUAL MEETING

Corporate or Institutional Partners may claim your complimentary exhibit space via either method.

This year's Annual Meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Columbus Airport, 2886 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH, 43219, May 1-2, 2017. Educational programs are scheduled as well as exhibits. This meeting provides a forum for OSHP business, current pharmacy practice issues, continuing education for pharmacists and technicians, and social events that draw the greatest number of health-systems pharmacists in Ohio each year. The schedule integrates exhibits with other meeting activities to maximize traffic in the exhibit area and interaction with the attendees. The exhibit session is scheduled during lunch on May 1.

THE EMBASSY SUITES COLUMBUS AIRPORT
The Embassy Suites Columbus Airport is located at 2886 Airport Drive. From I-670 take the Cassady Avenue Exit and turn west onto Airport Drive. The hotel will be on the right.

ROOM RESERVATIONS

Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at (614) 536-0211. Please identify that you are attending the OSHP meeting to receive a special $139.00 per night rate. After April 1, 2017, the hotel will make reservations at their regular rate on a space available basis.

EXHIBIT PROGRAM HOURS

Monday, May 1, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Exhibitor Set up
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Lunch served for exhibitors
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Exhibits Open (lunch for attendees served in exhibit area)
2:00 p.m. Exhibit Tear Down

EXHIBIT LOCATION
Exhibits will be located in the ballroom/foyer area of the Embassy Suites. Location of exhibit tables is at the sole discretion of OSHP and will be preassigned. Applicants may request not to be located directly adjacent to two other companies of their choice. These requests will be honored on a first come, first served basis as space allows.

EXHIBITOR CONTRACT

View the Exhibit Brochure
View the Exhibit Contract
The exhibit fee for the Annual Meeting is $1,500. OSHP's tax ID number is 31-1387450.

The cost of booth space includes: promotion and publicity; general illumination; one 6' draped table and 2 chairs. Complimentary registration for two booth personnel is included; additional registrations are available. Each person staffing a booth must be registered and wear a name tag at all times on the exhibit floor. The cost of the booth space does not include lodging. See ROOM RESERVATIONS section for more information. Exhibitors will be responsible for their own set up and tear down arrangements. Exhibitors may bring their own table signs (these will not be provided) and skirting if desired, provided such decorations do not intrude on adjoining exhibits. All electrical requirements are to be noted on the Contract for Exhibit form.

Exhibit materials may be shipped 48 hours prior to the meeting. Make sure the package is labeled “Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists Meeting May 1, 2017 with your name and company name on the package. Address to: Embassy Suites Columbus Airport, 2886 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219. Any additional questions about exhibitor materials, please call (614) 536-0500. The receipt of heavy equipment must be arranged in advance with Banquet Department.

SPONSORSHIPS
In addition to exhibiting at the Annual Meeting, companies have the opportunity to participate in OSHP activities through program sponsorship. Funds will be used for speaker and meeting expenses.
Estimated fees are as follows:
Luncheon $4,000
Reception $1,000
Dinner event $6,000
Sponsorships are separate contributions from the Exhibit program. For more information, contact OSHP’s Educational Affairs Director Chris Paxos at (330) 325-6443 or cpaxos@neomed.edu. Recognition with appropriate signage will be provided.

OSHP BULLETIN
Advertising space is available in the official OSHP publication The Bulletin. For further information, contact Editor Amy Bennett at (614) 389-3236 or abennett@ohiopharmacists.org.

DEADLINE
Exhibit reservation forms must be received by April 10, 2017. Exhibit space may not be available if received after that date.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
OSHP strives to provide quality educational programs focusing on current issues in institutional pharmacy practice. We are seeking potential sponsors for one day or half-day educational programs. Companies wishing to co-sponsor a program with OSHP should contact Educational Affairs Director Chris Paxos as above.

CORPORATE OR INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIP
Exhibit booth rental is complimentary for Corporate or Institutional Partners of OSHP. A completed contract is still required for our Partners’ exhibit space. For an annual commitment starting as low as $2,000, your partnership will provide you with two or more complimentary OSHP memberships, complimentary exhibit booth rental, recognition and/or advertising in the OSHP Bulletin and website, and other benefits. For information on how you can become a Corporate or Institutional Partner, contact Executive Vice President Bob Parsons at (740) 373-4949, or bobparsons@aol.com.

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