Exhibit, Advertise, and Support at the AANN 50th Annual Meeting

The AANN exhibit program is developed to give exhibitors optimum contact with the leaders in neuroscience nursing.


The AANN exhibit program is developed to give exhibitors optimum contact with the leaders in neuroscience nursing. To promote exhibit floor traffic, an opening reception, lunch, breaks, and posters will all be held inside the exhibit hall.

Submit your application for exhibit space today for the best available location!

Exhibit Hall 2

Exhibit Hall Hours*

Saturday, March 17

8 am–4:30 pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration

5:30–7:30 pm Opening Reception with Exhibits & Posters

Sunday, March 18

9:30 am–3:45 pm Exhibitors & Posters

9:30–10:30 am Light Breakfast Break with Exhibits & Posters

11:40 am–1:15 pm Box Lunch with Exhibits & Posters

2:55–3:45 pm Break with Exhibits & Posters

Monday, March 19

Upon the request of the majority of exhibitors, the exhibit hall will be closed on Monday. Booth tear down will take place on Monday, March 19th from 8:00 am - Noon.

8:00 am - Noon Exhibit teardown

*Hours are subject to change.

Housing for Exhibitors

WEB Exterior from Embarcadero2

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

Front Desk & Reservations: (619) 234-1500
Personalized group link:
Cut off: February 16, 2018

The limited, special rate is $270 (single/double), and the cut-off date is February 16, 2018. This special rate will apply until the cut-off date, or when the room block is filled; at that point, higher rates may apply. AANN has secured a limited number of sleeping rooms at the special discounted rate. Please be sure to make your reservations early and to indicate that you are attending the AANN conference.

Advertise and Support

Exhibit Hall 1The meeting is expected to draw more than 1,100 leaders in neuroscience nursing. Make sure you get noticed! Take advantage of our variety of advertising and support opportunities.

Corporate Showcase

Showcase your company's products, services, or programs by conducting a seminar or product demonstration. Corporate showcase sessions are 30 minutes in length and will be held in a designated area in the exhibit hall, set up in theatre style for 100 attendees. Please note that sessions are unopposed with any educational programs. Corporate showcase sessions are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis pending AANN approval. The showcase fee is $15,000 and must accompany your completed corporate showcase application. Showcases are only available to those who purchase an exhibit booth.

Download the Corporate Showcase application

CE and Non-CE Symposia

Passport Program

Caught in the Moment 385 AANN 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston Exhibit HallThis program directs attendees to your booth in the exhibit hall. When attendees get their passport stamped by participating exhibitors, they are eligible for special prize drawings in the exhibit hall. Reach your audience with this special and fun program; it's a great way to connect with attendees and drive foot traffic to your exhibit.

Download the Passport Program application

Sponsorship grid

Program Book Ad

The program book is passed out to all attendees. Make a lasting impression by sponsoring an ad in the program book. If you would like to sponsor a program book ad, please email Mary Paulson at

Opening Reception—$15,000

This event kicks off the Annual Meeting in the exhibit hall. You will receive excellent visibility through signage at the events.

Tote Bags/Portfolio—$10,000

As the attendees register, they will receive the tote bag filled with meeting information. The bag will feature your company logo providing you high visibility.

Tech Corner—$10,000

E-mail/Internet stations will be available to attendees for meeting information, print handouts, and for their online CNE evaluations. Your company will be recognized on all computer screens and on the kiosks.

President's Reception—$10,000

This invitation-only reception will include the AANN leaders. You will receive recognition at this event through signage and napkins featuring you logo. Invite your leadership with the 5 additional invitations you will receive.


Attendees registering at the headquarter hotel will receive a keycard with your logo and message.

Massage Area—$10,000

Have your company logo on a "relaxation lounge" where massages will be provided to attendees.

Photo Booth in the Exhibit Hall—$5,000

Support a photo booth where attendees can take pictures with their friends and colleagues and then pick up their printed photos in your booth.

Headshots in the Exhibit Hall—$5,000

Support the Headshot area where nurses can receive a professional headshot for their career development.


Have your company logo on the official AANN badge holder/lanyard and receive high visibility.

Continental Breakfast—$5,000

As the supporter, you may provide napkins, cups, and candy with your logo for use at the refreshment area.

Bag Insert—$3,000

Your material is included in the attendee bag given on the first day at the registration counter.

Beverage Breaks—$3,000

As the supporter you may provide napkins and cups with your logo for use at the refreshment area.

Mobile App Banner Ad—$1,250

AANN will once again be providing a convenient mobile app that attendees can download and access frequently to provide up-to-the-minute room changes, a full listing of all sessions and speakers, exhibitor and sponsor information, maps, and everything an attendee should reference during the Annual Conference. The majority of attendees will use the app constantly throughout the Annual Conference and this is a great place to gain visibilty with a banner ad. For more information, click here.

Have additional questions about exhibit or sponsorship opportunities? Please contact Mary Paulson, AANN Professional Relations Manager, at 847.375.4803 or