March Exhibitor eNewsletter 

eNewsletter Highlights:

Exhibitor Resource Center
Visit the Exhibitor Resource Center on the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting website for information on all your ordering needs. Freeman, the official show services contractor for the DIA Annual Meeting, and their online ordering system will open on March 13. To receive an additional discount on select items, place your order online prior to the deadline date of May 22, 2014.

DIA is utilizing a new Lead Retrieval service in 2014. The Experient Lead Management Order Form has just been released. Changes to lead retrieval, including placement of the QR code on the front of the badge for ease of scanning, will be discussed in the Exhibit Logistics Webinar later this month. We encourage you to attend and to book early for maximum savings.

Bookmark the Exhibitor Resource Center or use to make access a breeze!

Exhibitor Invites Email Campaign
Drive Traffic to Your Booth! DIA is covering all the costs associated with this great preshow marketing tool, Exhibitor Invites. This easy to use program has proven to be one of the most powerful ways to ensure your key contacts attend the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting. The Exhibitor Invites program helps exhibitors accelerate their business relationships, even before the show.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your customers and prospects while they are still forming their plans for the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting. A little hype is useful, get started today at

Exhibit Logistics Webinar | March 18
DIA will be offering a free webinar on Tuesday, March 18 at 11:30AM ET to assist with preparations and answer questions regarding participating as an exhibitor at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting, and specifically what to expect at the San Diego Convention Center. This webinar will cover information such as: move-in and set-up at the SDCC (what is, and is not, permitted), labor rules and guidelines, review of the Exhibitor Service Manual and online Exhibitor Resource Center, as well as general updates and reminders pertaining to exhibits. If you have any questions or suggested topics to be included in the webinar, please email You will receive a direct reply answering your question as well as having it included on the presentation.

Be sure to watch for the Outlook meeting invitation from Shannon Lewis with more information. If you are unable to attend, the webinar will be recorded and posted on the Exhibitor Resource Center.

DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting Web Banners
Promote your participation at the Annual Meeting by letting your clients know you’ll be at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting in San Diego this year. Post one of our meeting web banners on your event listings page and your email signature line linking directly to the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting website – Please refer to the Exhibitor Marketing Kit for additional information and to download the DIA web banners.

Marketing & Advertising Opportunity Highlights
Marketing and Industry Support Opportunities are still available to help you maximize your investment and stand out in the crowd!

  • Enhance your company’s visibility by distributing a promotional piece to the Annual Meeting attendees’ hotel rooms with a Door Drop.
  • Make a splash as attendees arrive at the Annual Meeting each day Exterior Convention Center Medallion Signs located along the along the front of the center.
  • Join DIA and 7,000+ attendees in celebrating our 50th Anniversary by helping to support our Opening Reception and 50th Anniversary Celebration held in the Exhibit Hall on Monday.

For additional information on the above opportunities and more, contact Craig Baker (+1.703.679.3942 | or Michele LaFrance (+1.703.679.3951 |

Advertise in the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting Final Program, distributed to all 7,000+ participants at the meeting. Deadline for reservations and materials is April 19. For more details see the Annual Meeting Advertising Guide or contact Michael Boucher (+1.267.419.8735 |

Past Exhibitor eNewsletters:

Kind regards,

Jeff Korn, Exhibits Associate

Shannon Lewis, Exhibits Associate

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