March 2019

ASCRS•ASOA UPDATE

2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall to feature product-focused education, local cuisine, prizes, and more


by Denise Monasterio ASCRS Marketing and Communications Manager

The ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting is not only known for its exclusive and engaging education; it’s also known for its world-class Exhibit Hall featuring more than 300 industry exhibitors and exciting networking activities.

ASCRS Subspecialty Day Exhibit Hall

On Friday, May 3, the ASCRS Subspecialty Day Exhibit Hall will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Exhibit Hall will be open to all ASCRS Subspecialty Day attendees and offers a unique opportunity to connect with exhibitors.

ASCRS•ASOA Exhibit Hall

The Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall will be open Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 5 through Monday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More than 300 participating industry companies will feature products and services in the Exhibit Hall. With the Exhibit Hall being open for a total of 25 hours during the Annual Meeting, there will be plenty of time for attendees to connect with exhibitors.

ASCRS•ASOA Meetings App

New in 2019, the ASCRS•ASOA Meetings App will include an interactive game where participants can win big by visiting the Exhibit Hall. By networking with exhibitors, attendees will have the opportunity to enter a daily drawing to win prizes including his and her watches, a digital camera, a set of golf clubs, and a vacation for two. More details will be available soon.

Industry Spotlight Theater

For the third year in a row, ASCRS will offer a series of product-focused corporate educational sessions (non-CME) in the Industry Spotlight Theater, located in booth #1345. These sessions will provide attendees with overviews and comparisons across several ophthalmic categories. The Industry Spotlight Theater will be held Saturday, May 4 through Monday, May 6. Visit the Real-Time Program for more information and a detailed schedule.

ASCRS•ASOA Bistro and concessions

The ASCRS•ASOA Bistro provides a comfortable setting to eat, meet, and network with colleagues and fellow attendees. It is the ideal lunch option during the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting. The Bistro is a sit-down lunch concept conveniently located on the exhibit floor. The bistro will be open Saturday, May 4 through Monday, May 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Attendees can pre-purchase tickets online at bistrotickets.com/ascrs or onsite at the attendee registration desk.
Concessions stands will also be available in the Exhibit Hall, and Starbucks locations at the Convention Center will be open Friday, May 3 through Monday, May 6.

Re-Charge Lounges

Throughout the meeting, from Saturday, May 4 through Monday, May 6, all attendees can visit the Re-Charge Lounges. The lounges will offer attendees the chance to recharge their tablets, cell phones, and other devices while relaxing and networking with colleagues between education sessions. The lounges will also offer complimentary flavored ice water stations.
You can find more information and register for the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting at AnnualMeeting.ASCRS.org.

Contact information

Monasterio: dmonasterio@ascrs.org

2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall to feature product-focused education, local cuisine, prizes, and more 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall to feature product-focused education, local cuisine, prizes,
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