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Ohio Broadcast Engineering Conference
Exhibitor Registration

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Greater Columbus Convention Center, downtown Columbus

Presented By:

The Ohio Association of Broadcasters
The Ohio chapters of the Society of Broadcast Engineers
The Ohio chapter of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

This year's conference returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and features a full day of educational sessions for radio and television engineers, along with a dedicated exhibitors' showcase and lunch where exhibitors meet the conference attendees.

Not an exhibitor? Register as an attendee!

Exhibit Booth Details

Our exhibitors' showcase will be held in the same ballroom as last year. Booths will be assigned on a first-come, first-received basis. Complete the form below today to reserve your booth space! View the floorplan for this year's showcase and a list of our current 2013 exhibitors. You can also view a list of 2012 exhibitors. For questions on electrical/internet specifications, visit the convention center's website.

schedule of events for exhibitors is available and includes helpful information, including show and move-in hours.

The early-bird exhibitor rate is $450 per booth for registrations received by Oct. 1. The fee includes a 8'x10' booth space with pipe and draping, standard electrical connection, wireless Internet, skirted six-foot table, two chairs, attendee roster, and one full conference registration. Lunch will also be provided for all exhibitors. The fee for additional staff members is $25 per person. After Oct. 1, exhibit booth fees increase to $600.

George Fern Event Services 

George Fern will provide event services again this year. The service kit detailing show specific services is available online. Use login ID 9329oab13.

New this year! Based on feedback from exhibitors, the OAB has negotiated a flat rate of $60 for exhibitors using George Fern's materials handling service. This represents a significant savings over last year’s minimum charge of $120. The $60 rate covers George Fern’s handling for both in-bound and out-bound shipping. Exhibitors are responsible for the cost of shipping to and from George Fern.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this year's conference. For more information, view the sponsorship webpage.

Additionally, exhibitors can submit a door prize for an attendee drawing at the end of the conference. Companies that have already submitted prizes include:

Hotel Information

The date to reserve rooms in the OAB room block has expired. For reservations, contact the OAB's Patricia Geary.


Contact the OAB's Patricia Geary at or 866.OAB.5794.