Current Exhibitors Only

Beware of Scam Vendors

Tech-savvy scammers are reaching out to our exhibitors to create fake housing reservations, registration, attendee lists, and more. When booking housing or registering for the meeting, make sure you are starting from an or a webpage. 

Below is a list of official APHA Vendors. If you are contacted by a company other than the ones listed below, do not respond. Send information on unauthorized companies to Lynn Schoen.

 Air Shipping  EAX World Wide
 Attendee Lists  APHA and Exhibitor Invites
 Audio Visual  Freeman
 Electrical, Internet, Phone  Philadelphia Convention Center
 Exhibitor Liability Insurance  RainProtection
 General Contractor/Decorator  Freeman
 Ground Shipping  Freeman
 Housing  Spargo, Inc.
 Floral  TBD
 Furnishing/Booth Design  Freeman
 Photography  TBD
 Registration  Spargo, Inc.

General Information

The APHA Annual Meeting and Public Health Expo will take place at the Moscone Convention Center747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

View the Virtual Expo to view how attendees see your digital booth. 

Set-Up Hours

Friday, Oct. 23 1 - 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 25  8 a.m. - Noon

Show Hours

Sunday, Oct. 25 1:30 - 6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 26 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 27 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Move Out Hours

Tuesday, Oct. 27 5 - 10 p.m. 
Wednesday, Oct. 28  8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Exhibitor 'To-Do' Checklist

Pay outstanding booth fees in the Online Exhibitor Portal. Final Booth Payment Due July 31, 2020 (required)
Provide Proof of Liability Insurance (PDF) (required)
Register Exhibitor Staff in the Online Exhibitor Portal(Available June 2020)
Update booth description and product categories in the Online Exhibitor Portal(required)

Order Carpet from Freeman Service Kit (Available July 2020)
  Book your staff housing early to get the best rate (Available June 2020)

Order Electrical, Internet, Phone from Freeman Service Kit (Available July 2020)

Order Lead Retrieval from Freeman Service Kit (Available July 2020)

Order Freight Pick-Up from Freeman Service Kit (Available July 2020)

Order Booth Furnishings from Freeman Service Kit (Available July 2020)

Purchase APHA 2020 Attendee Mailing Lists (optional)
  Reserve space at the Industry Expert Theater (Available June 2020)
  Order Guest Passes (PDF) (Available soon) 
Have Your Recruiter Contact APHA Public Health CareerMart (optional)

Enhance your Experience

Become a sponsor or advertise — Make the greatest first impression!
Upgrade your Virtual Booth — Display more company information in the Virtual Expo to attract more viewers. 
Showcase Your Products or Services — Sign up for a time slot to present at the Industry Expert Theater (Form available in June 2020)
Host a Business meeting or Social Hour — Complete an application to hold an event at APHA 2020
Be a part of APHA TV — Have our partner, WebsEdge, create a video about your program or organization. Then see your video played on screens throughout the convention center. 

Exhibitor Bulletins (PDF) 

Each month, exhibitors will receive detailed information on how to make the most of their time at the Public Health Expo. Check back starting in April to see each month's bulletin.

Helpful Hints for the Savvy Exhibitor

Pre-Show Tips (PDF)
Post-Show Tips (PDF)
Accessible Exhibit Booths
Greening Your Exhibit (PDF)
Green Tips You Won't Want To Miss (PDF)
Exhibitor Shipping Tips (PDF)
Material Handling Tips (PDF)
Freeman Top 10 Tips
Creative Booth Designs

Frequently Asked Questions — 2020

What's the cancellation deadline for exhibitors?
The cancellation deadline has been extended to Aug. 14 to give exhibitors more time to assess their ability to participate in the 2020 Public Health Expo.
If I cancel, will APHA offer a credit for next year's meeting?
We are not offering a credit at this time. Please see the cancellation policy in your contract.
Will there be a virtual version of the expo?
Yes. In addition to the in-person expo in San Francisco, APHA 2020 will have an enhanced virtual expo.
Can I sign up for the virtual expo only?
Not yet, but we are working on pricing options for companies that only want to be part of the virtual expo. We'l have information in July.
If I opt for a virtual presence only, will there be opportunities for direct engagement with registrants?
We're looking into features available through APHA's virtual expo platform. We'll provide an update as we learn more.
As an exhibitor, will I get access to any of the speaker or educational content planned for the Annual Meeting?
Yes. Each exhibit booth comes with two meeting registrations. Each registration will allow access to all Annual Meeting content, both in-person and virtual.