Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics: Consensus and Guidance
Invitation to Exhibit and Sponsor 9
Exhibitors and their agents are expected to act at all times in a
professional manner. Any disruptions or unacceptable conduct
may result in ejection from the Exhibit Hall with no refund of space
Enclosed/Covered Exhibit Booths
The National Fire Protection Association has revised guidelines for
the display of covered exhibit space. Exhibits that are covered must
meet the following minimum life safety requirements:
1. Enclosed or covered areas must be protected by an audible
smoke detector. This includes storage closets built into the
2. Each enclosed or covered area must display a charged fire
extinguisher with a minimum rating of 2A, 20BC.
3. There should be no less than two exits from each occupied
area of a covered area.
4. A fire prevention attendant shall be provided by the exhibitor
and will be on duty at all times the exhibit is unoccupied.
Food & Beverage Samples
Distribution of any type of food or beverage samples is prohibited
in the Exhibit Hall.
Helium balloons or other lighter-than-air items are strictly prohibited
in the Exhibit Hall.
All materials used in the exhibit must be nonflammable in conformance
with Florida Fire Codes. No combustible decorations such
as crepe paper, tissue paper, cardboard, or corrugated paper can
be used at any time. All packing containers, excelsior and wrapping
paper are to be removed from the floor and cannot be stored
in the exhibit area. All cloth decorations must stand a flameproof
test as prescribed by the Florida Fire Department. Material
not conforming to fire codes will be removed at the exhibitor’s
Photography and Videotaping
Exhibitors may photograph their own displays. All other photography
and videotaping in the Exhibit Hall is strictly prohibited.
Prize contests, giveaway contests, games of chance, raffles and
drawings are permitted in order to generate traffic to your exhibit
upon approval by the AAO.
Requests for any type of traffic generator must be submitted
in writing to the attention of the AAO Meetings Department,
via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 800.747.2513 by
November 16, 2018.
The following guidelines should be used in taking orders and
1. Order taking may occur any time the Exhibit Hall is officially
2. Attendees may take delivery of their order in the Exhibit Hall at
any time the Exhibit Hall is open.