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Important Dates:

September 24, 2014
Abstract Submission Opens

Conference Registration Opens

November 5, 2014
Deadline for Workshop Requests
November 10, 2014
Abstract Submission Deadline
December 1, 2014
Larry Sandler Award Submission Deadline
January 16, 2015
Deadline for Early (Discounted) Conference Registration
February 6, 2015
Deadline for Hotel Reservations


2015 Meeting Organizers:


Greg Beitel
Michael Eisen
Marc Freeman
Ilaria Rebay

Interested in Exhibiting at the 2015 Drosophila Research Conference?


Here are just a few reasons you should:


  • Target highly influential decision makers and key opinion leaders in the field of genetics

  • Introduce new products and services
  • Generate new sales leads
  • Build visibility for your company in a competitive marketplace


Historical Information/Past Exhibitors


In 2014:


83% of the attendees held either an advisory role or had complete authority in making a purchasing decision


Nearly 27% of the attendees were definitely going to make a purchase as a result of their visit with exhibitors.


Another 40% thought they were likely to make a purchase.



You don't want to miss this opportunity to be part of the LARGEST Conference of its kind.



Additional Exhibitor Benefits:

the price of your booth includes:


  • Company name, address, fax/telephone, email and URL, and 50 word exhibit listing included in the Program Guide, distributed onsite (and available online) to all attendees;
  • Exhibitor registration for booth staff for up to four (4) company representatives for each 8' x 10' space rented;
  • One copy of the meeting Program Guide for each 8' x 10' space rented;
  • Complimentary badges for guests of exhibitors to view their exhibit (2 hours), available in limited quantities on site;
  • 8’ high back drape and 36” side rails in show colors for each 8x10 space;
  • 7” x 44” company identification sign;
  • Aisle carpeting in show colors;
  • Exhibit Hall perimeter security 24 hours a day beginning the first day of installation and ending when exhibitor freight is off the floor;
  • Complimentary booth cleaning prior to Exhibit Hall opening (additional porter service is responsibility of exhibitor).
  • Access to discounted online advertising opportunities.
  • 200 pounds in free material handling when using GES.



Ready to Sign Up?


Click through the following links to read the Exhibit Prospectus, view other opportunities, and to sign up
for a booth:



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Exhibit Contact


For questions or comments, please contact:


Show Details:



Wednesday, March 4– Sunday, March 8, 2014



Wednesday, March 4 

2:00-5:00 pm Installation of Exhibits

Thursday, March 5

2:00 – 4:00 pm and 8:00-11:00 pm

Friday, March 6

2:00-4:00 pm and 8:00-11:00 pm

Saturday, March 7

1:30-3:30 pm and 7:00-10:00 pm

Saturday, March 7 

10:00 pm Dismantle of Exhibits


Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

301 North Water Street

Reservations:  800-233-4100
Online reservations



$2,700 per 8’ x 10’ Commercial Exhibit

$2,000 per 8’ x 10’ Non-Profit



Will be accepted beginning August 5 and will be assigned on a first come, first assigned basis for all commercial exhibits.  Space will be guaranteed for not-for-profit exhibits if contract and payment are received while space is still available.  Booth assignments will be made no later than January 6, 2015.