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Download the PDF of the 2014 Midwinter Meeting booth descriptions.
In-Line Booths, also called “linear” booths, are generally arranged in a straight line and have neighboring exhibitors on their immediate right and left, leaving only one side exposed to the aisle.
For purposes of consistency and ease of layout and/or reconfiguration, floor plan design in increments of 10 feet (3.05m) has become the de facto standard in the United States. Therefore, unless constricted by space or other limitations, Linear Booths are most commonly 10’ x 10’ (3.05m x 3.05m). A maximum back wall height limitation of 8’ (2.44m) is generally specified.
Regardless of the number of In-Line Booths utilized, (i.e. 10’ x 10’ (3.05m x 6.10m), 10’ x 30’ (3.05m x 9.14m), 10’ x 40’ (3.05m x 12.19m), etc., display materials should be arranged in such a manner so as not to obstruct sight lines of neighboring exhibitors. The maximum height of 8’ (2.44m) is allowed only in the rear half of the booth space, with a 4’ (1.22m) height restriction imposed on all materials in the remaining space forward to the aisle
Note: When three or more In-Line Booths are used in combination as a single exhibit space, the 4’ (1.22m) height limitation is applied only to that portion of exhibit space which is within 10’ (3.05m) of an adjoining booth.
A Corner Booth is a In-Line Booth at the end of a series of in-line booths with exposure to intersecting aisles on two sides. All other guidelines for In-Line Booths apply.
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A Peninsula Booth is exposed to aisles on three sides, and comprised of a minimum of four booths. There are two types of Peninsula Booths: (a) one which backs to In-Line Booths, and (b) one which backs to another Peninsula Booth and is referred to as a “Split Island Booth.”
A Peninsula Booth is usually 20’ x 20’ (6.10m x 6.10m) or larger. When a Peninsula Booth backs up to two In-Line Booths, the back wall is restricted to 4’ (1.22m) tall within 5’ (1.52m) of each aisle, permitting adequate line of sight for the adjoining In-Line Booths. A typical maximum height range allowance is 16’ to 20’ (4.88m to 6.10m), including signage for the center portion of the back wall. Double-sided signs, logos and graphics shall be set back 10’ (3.05m) from adjacent booths.
An Island Booth is any size booth exposed to aisles on all four sides.
An Island Booth is typically 20’ x 20’ (6.10m x 6.10m) or larger, although it may be configured differently.
The entire cubic content of the space may be used up to the maximum allowable height, which is usually a range of 16’ to 20’ (4.88m to 6.10m), including signage.
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A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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