Exhibitor Resource Center
Welcome to the Medtrade Spring 2018 Exhibitor Resource Center! This area of the web site is for current exhibitors only, and is to be used to manage the exhibiting process and help you maximize your return on investment. We encourage you to check back often for updates and additional information.
If you are interested in exhibiting please click here.
The Medtrade Spring 2018 expo hours are:
Wednesday, March 28: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday, March 29: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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The information in your exhibitor profile will be pulled for use in the printed show directory. You MUST log in and complete your profile, including selecting your product categories and entering your company’s description. This information is currently viewable online by attendees so completing your profile earlier will give you more exposure by turning up in attendees’ searches. Profiles must be completed by close of business on February 9, 2018 to be included in the printed onsite directory.
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Invite your customers to spend time with you in Las Vegas by offering them a complimentary Medtrade Spring Expo Pass. Email it out or include in mailings/deliveries. It’s simple and there’s no cost to you! Each Medtrade Spring exhibitor has a unique code for free expo passes. Find the code by logging into exhibitor badge registration (when it’s open) and scroll down to bottom of the home page.
Turnkey Postcard Program – Invite your customers and prospects to visit your booth at Medtrade! Promote your brand/products, invite buyers to schedule meetings, visit your booth, order show specials, and buy. There is an option available to mail to pre-registered attendees as well. Printing, postage and mailing included. Learn more at MedtradeDirect.com.
New Product Pavilion
The most visited spot at Medtrade Spring is the New Product Pavilion. Last year, 99% of attendees walked through the pavilion! Attendees will vote on their favorite new product and three winners will be crowned. Just let your account executive know you’re interested and they’ll help get you signed up.
Ideas in Caretail
One thing Medtrade Spring attendees want to know about is RETAIL. Take advantage of this opportunity to promote your products that are well suited for retail sale and educate attendees on ideas to help their retail programs soar. The Ideas in Caretail area will focus on Point-of-Purchase displays—those created by exhibitors pre-stocked with product, or building and creating custom displays for house brands or small spaces.
Innovative HME Retail Product Awards
The biannual Innovative HME Retail Product Awards, sponsored by HomeCare magazine, honor HME products that are particularly suited for retail sale. The purpose of the competition is to promote and recognize products that contribute to providers’ bottom lines through cash sales.
So which one is best for you?
It all depends on what you have. If your product is new, hands down, the New Product Pavilion will get it the most exposure. The majority of attendees will walk through that area and look at the products. Attendees vote on favorites and winners receive awards and publicity. Products are also viewable online. If you have a great retail product, especially one that fits into our point-of-purchase of small space theme, display it in the Ideas in Retail center. Attendees interested in retail products will be excited to see this area on the floor, its debut at Medtrade Spring. You can also enter that retail product into the Innovative Retail Product Awards. The catch with it is that all entries are not viewed by attendees, but the winners will receive awards, publicity, and they can be viewed in a conference session. If your product is new and it’s a retail product, you will get the most exposure by doing the New Product Pavilion and Ideas in Caretail. The cherry on top would be competing in Innovative Retail Awards and winning!
We are heavily promoting Medtrade Spring as an opportunity to unite our industry and stand together through the changes. One way to maximize the benefits of your investment as an exhibitor is to make an effort to promote your company’s individual presence at the show. Most exhibitors use the same promoting tactics as each other, causing attendees to be unable to differentiate between companies. One way to stand out from the crowd, and make a lasting impression on the thousands of HME professionals expected to attend, is to use social media to promote your Medtrade Spring presence.
From building product awareness to increasing sales, becoming an official show sponsor and/or advertiser will further enhance your presence among the hundreds of exhibitors at Medtrade Spring. Gain additional exposure by purchasing one of the high-profile and high-value sponsorship packages to stand out among your competition. Also, learn more about our turnkey postal list rental program that has options for mailing to Medtrade Spring attendees as well as your own customers, inviting them to visit your booth.
ATTENDEE BADGE CHANGE NOTICE – Effective 2014 and forward
Medtrade Spring badges will no longer contain barcodes. They will have a QR code with limited data, but full data can be acquired via cloud. If you use your own scanning device, this will affect you. To access demographic data, prior to the show you will need to log in to the Experient exhibitor portal and find the product entitled “Developer’s Kit for Real Time Data (RTS)”. If you rent scanning units through Experient, you will have new options to choose from, including an app for phone or tablets.
The priority points system is used as a basis for space assignment for Medtrade and Medtrade Spring and is designed to reward past support/advocacy of the Medtrade events.
Any company, who is exhibiting in the current show or has exhibited in any of the past six shows, is qualified for priority placement. Exhibitors in the current show will be given a priority meeting time at that show. Notice of meeting date/time will be sent to the company contact prior to the show.
• Priority Point Rules and Regulations
Book your hotel through our official Housing partner, onPeak and earn extra priority points! For every room you book through onPeak your company will earn one additional priority point which will be added to your overall total. Book 4 rooms and earn 4 points, book 40 rooms and earn 40 points!
Look for this seal when placing service orders for Medtrade Spring – only Official Medtrade vendors will identify themselves with the Official Vendor seal. Put your trust in those companies who are here to help you have the best Medtrade experience possible, and look for the seal before placing any orders. Medtrade guarantees the products and service you will receive from our official vendors link to pdf.
ATTN: We have been notified of hotel reservation companies and directory companies positioning themselves as Medtrade partners.
- Our official hotel vendor for Medtrade Spring is OnPeak.
- Our official show directory is produced by us. Your listing will be pulled from your Medtrade Connect profile.
- Directory ads are placed through Advantage Media.
- Lead retrieval units are available through our registration partner, Experient.
- You can only rent the attendee list through us. We do not sell or share our list with outside parties.
- Postal rental is fulfilled by MedtradeDirect.
Two companies: Fairguide by Construct Data Verlag AG and Expo-Guide by Commercial Online Manuals S de RL de CV are targeting Medtrade exhibitors and using the Medtrade name without permission.
Both companies offer advertising space on their, using a form which resembles an organizer’s free catalogue listing service, inviting exhibitors to sign and return the form for an entry in an online directory. However, exhibitors who sign and return the form are then bound to a non-terminable agreement at significant cost for a period of at least three years and automatically renewing thereafter at the same cost, unless cancelled by registered letter within the appropriate period.
Please note that Medtrade has no relationship with Construct Data Verlag AG, Fair Guide, Expo-Guide, Commercial Online Manuals S de RL de CV or any of its many other brands, and they have no right to use Medtrade’s show name and brand on information they send out to exhibitors.
If you receive a document from Construct Data Verlag AG or Expo-Guide by Commercial Online Manuals S de RL de CV which uses our name or the name of our events and which offers advertising space on the Fair Guide website, please do not sign the form unless you have carefully read and understood the terms contained in the small print.