Exhibits and Industry Opportunities

Showcase your product at the largest gathering of neurologists—and a not-to-be-missed opportunity for your organization. Exhibit Hall dates are April 20–23, 2015, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Attendee Profile
Our 2014 attendee profile shows the diversity of AAN Annual Meeting participants. 2014 was a record-breaking year, we anticipate similar numbers in 2015.


Booth Rates and Contract

Exhibit booth contract deadline for priority booth assignments is Thursday, November 6, 2014. Refer to the Exhibitor FAQ or the overall Exhibit Brochure for more information on what is included with your standard booth rate as well as your exhibitor staff badge. Download the Exhibit Booth contract.

Standard Rates*
10'x10' linear = $3,300
10'x10' corner = $3,500
Island/Pavilions (minimum of four 10'x10' units) = $4,300 per 10'x10' unit
*for contracts received by November 6, 2014

Associations/Non-Profit Organizations:
Level 1 Complimentary space in the Association Neighborhood (limited to 20 booths)
Level 2 Reduced rate outside of neighborhood ($950 linear, or $1,150 corner)

Learn more about rates for Associations/Non-Profit Organizations.

Career Fair:
The special recruiter package for $5,700 is limited to 20 booths in the Career Fair area of the exhibit hall. It includes a furniture package, the use of an interview room, a table at the Residents and Fellows Career Forum, as well as a 1/4 page ad in the AAN Career Compass.

Franziska Schwarz, CEM
Manager Exhibits & Services
(612) 928-6015

Hall Hours

Monday, April 20, 2015 - Opening Reception
 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, and Wednesday, April 22, 2015
 11:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Complimentary lunch and an afternoon coffee break will be served for all registered attendees Tuesday through Thursday.

Exhibitors will receive 2 lunch tickets per booth/per day. Additional tickets can be purchased online when you order your staff badges.

View the warehouse, set-up, and dismantling schedule.

Traffic Builders

We have identified several marketing opportunities that will help you drive traffic to your booth.

Passport Program

  • Put your company logo on our exhibit hall travel passport
  • Attendees who visit all booths listed on the passport will be entered into daily drawings for iPads, Annual Meeting Registrations, etc.
  • This opportunity is limited to 20 exhibitors! First come, first served! Participation fees start at $3,000.
  • Host the drawing of the Grand Prize in your booth during the afternoon coffee break on Thursday, April 23. Fee is $10,000

Marketing, Advertisement and Sponsorship

  • Presentation Stages for booths 20'x20' or larger: starting at $10,000
  • Exhibit Guide ads and Door Drop inserts starting at $6,500*
  • Pillar Wraps and Floor Marketing starting at $20,000*

*Order form and more detailed information will be available in October 2014. 

Franziska Schwarz, CEM
Manager Exhibits & Services
(612) 928-6015

Meeting Suites in Exhibit Hall

Meeting Suites are located in the Exhibit Hall (Halls A & B). 

  • Available as 10'x20' or 20'x20' space, basic furniture package included: starting at $12,000
  • Two Premium Meeting Suites are available on the concourse level of the convention center: $30,000
  • Recommended use: Staff Meetings, one-on-one meetings, and hospitality suites

For more information contact Franziska Schwarz at (612) 928-6015.

If you are interested in meeting rooms at one of our block hotels please contact Nancy Poechmann, Manager, Meeting Logistics and Travel at (612) 928-6103.


Reach more than 12,000 attendees at the AAN Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of neurologists and neuroscience professionals. Various sponsorship opportunities are available: support for Fellows, Residents, and Medical Students; Exhibit Hall events; Abstracts and Posters; Run/Walk; exclusive Academy leadership events; and much more!

For more information contact Andrew Halverson, Senior Manager, Sales and Marketing at (612) 928-6117.

Marketing and Advertising

Create and build brand awareness through various marketing vehicles. Reach your target audience through the official AAN Door Drop, ads in various AAN publications, Banner or Carpet marketing, and so much more!

For more information contact Andrew Halverson, Senior Manager, Sales and Marketing at (612) 928-6117.

CME Support

Support education at the Annual Meeting: opportunities start at $15,000.

For more information contact Elizabeth Busch, Senior Administrator Grants & Research, at (612) 928-6115.

Industry Roundtable

Join the Industry Roundtable (IRT) to share vision, intellect, and financial resources with the neurology community in a cost-effective and productive manner. IRT resources have been used to support research programs and to expand the American Brain Foundation's Clinical Research Training Fellowships.

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