September 28-30, 2018, Hyatt Regency Greenville

220 N. Main Street, Greenville, S.C. 29601


Exhibit Dates & hours* (subject to change)

Set-Up   Friday, September 28 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Show Hours

Friday September 28, 201810:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Welcome  Reception 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tear Down  Saturday 4:00 -5:00 P.M.


The Pain Society of the Carolinas is an association of physicians and healthcare practitioners whose mission is to serve people who suffer from acute and chronic pain by advancing research and treatment and to increase the knowledge and skill of the regional professional community.  We are pleased to announce that the 2018 program will continue to attract over 400 pain management specialists, family practice physicians with a clinical interest in pain management, anesthesiologists, orthopedics, physiatrists, neurologists, surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, therapists and healthcare professionals from North Carolina, South Carolina, and our neighboring States who wish to network and learn the latest techniques, treatments, and options in acute and chronic pain management.   We invite you to support and exhibit at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions.


Projected attendance for the Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions includes an anticipated 400–plus pain management specialists, family physicians with a clinical interest in pain management, anesthesiologists, orthopedics, physiatrists, neurologists, surgeons, general practitioners, psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, therapists and healthcare professionals from North Carolina, South Carolina, and our neighboring States who have an interest and /or pain management practice and specialize in acute and chronic pain management.

Exhibit Information


The Hyatt Regency Greenville is located at the very heart of downtown Greenville and within walking distance of all Greenville has to offer. To encourage optimum interaction, the Exhibit Hall will be located in close proximity to sessions and within the guidelines of ACCME rules.  Corporate Members have priority display placement.  The exhibit area will serve as the venue for all refreshment breaks as well as the Friday Evening Networking Reception.

Hotel Accommodations

On behalf of the meeting participants, the Society has secured sleeping rooms at The Hyatt Regency Greenville at the significantly discounted rate of $189.00 per night standard room for up to two people and Triple/ Quad $199.00 people (+ state and local taxes and destination fee) To ensure availability, please reserve your room before September 6, 2018 and as soon as possible by calling the Hotel at 864-235-1234 or online at

Please reserve by Thursday September 6, 2018 to take advantage of the group rate.  Your reservations are subject to the hotel cancellation policy in effect as stated on your confirmation from the hotel


Cost per -Tabletop is  $3,000.00 for applications and payments received by June 1, 2018 (Early Bird )   $3,500.00 after June 1, 2018

➢        (1) 6’ table (2) chairs - YOUR DISPLAY MUST FIT ON A 6-Foot TABLETOP.

➢        (2) Complimentary representative badges – Additional badges may be purchased for $350.00 each.

➢        Participation in the Networking Reception on Friday, September 28, 2018.

Payment of the contracted space should be forwarded with the Application for Exhibit Space by June 1, 2018 to take advantage of the early bird discount rate.


Cancellations received in writing by August 1, 2018 will be subject to a 25% administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after August 1, 2018.

Space Assignment

Space will be assigned in the order in which applications with payments are received.  Corporate Members are given priority placement. The application deadline is August 1, 2018.  Applications received after this date will be on a space available basis. Exhibitors wishing to avoid assignment of space adjacent to a particular competitor should indicate this on their application.
*The Program Committee reserves the right to alter the Floor Plan at any time without prior notice.

Exhibit Services

On or about August 27, 2018 the Pain Society of the Carolinas will issue a memorandum to registered exhibiting companies. The memorandum will contain all necessary information and order forms including:

➢        Drayage and shipping

➢        Labor regulations and rates

➢        Furniture, display and decorating rentals

➢        Electrical and telephone service

➢        Audiovisual and computer rentals

Shipping Information

Shipments should be made through the Pain Society of the Carolinas and Hyatt Regency Greenville and shipping instructions will be included in the exhibitor memorandum.

Mailing List

Each registered exhibitor will receive a pre-registration list approximately 15 days before the meeting, a printed copy at the meeting, and a final registration list within 5 days after the meeting. Use of this list will be restricted to a one time only use and information directly related to the meeting.

Badge Policy

All participants affiliated with a company must be registered. Each person will be issued an exhibitor badge and must be employed by the Exhibitor or have a direct business affiliation. Each company is allotted two badges per tabletop purchased. Additional badges are $350 each and no exchanging badges are permitted. Company representative names and email addresses are due by email to Lisa Lineback at  on or before September 1, 2018

Conducting Exhibits

Exhibitors shall be in accord with the ACCME, PhRMA, ADVAMED, and/or NEMA guidelines governing support of Healthcare Professionals. Electrical or other mechanical apparatus must be muffled so noise does not interfere with other exhibitors. Character of the exhibits is subject to approval of the program committee. The right is reserved to refuse applications because of concerns over not meeting standards required or expected, as well as the right to curtail exhibits or parts of exhibits, which reflect against the character of the meeting. This applies to displays, literature, advertising, novelties, souvenirs, conduct of person, and unreasonable activity.


Interviews, demonstrations and the distribution of literature or samples must be made within the area assigned to the exhibitor. Canvassing or distributing of advertising matter outside the exhibitor’s own space will not be permitted and subjects the exhibitor to immediate dismissal from the meeting without refund.


A security guard may or may not be furnished to be on duty in the exhibit area when the exhibits are closed, but the safekeeping of the exhibitor’s property shall remain the responsibility of the exhibitor at all times. The Pain Society of the Carolinas and Hyatt Regency Greenville  are not responsible for theft, loss or damage which may occur and advise each exhibitor to be sure that stands and tabletop displays, equipment and material is insured at full value, that the display is staffed during show hours, and that the display is stored each evening for safe-keeping.


The Exhibitor assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, defend and save the Pain Society of the Carolinas, its sponsors and endorsers, the Board of Directors, the Program Committee, members, and meeting managers as well as Hyatt Regency Greenville and its officers, employees and agents, harmless against all claims, losses or damages to persons or property, Governmental charges or fines and attorneys fees arising out of or caused by Exhibitor’s installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof, excluding any such liability caused by the sole negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Pain Society of the Carolinas, its Board of Directors, program committee, sponsors, endorsers, meeting managers, and Hyatt Regency Greenville its employees and agents. Exhibitor acknowledges that the Pain Society of the Carolinas, its sponsors, members and endorsers, the

Program committee, and/or meeting managers and Hyatt Regency Greenville do not maintain insurance covering the exhibitor’s property and thus it is the sole responsibility and obligation of the exhibitor to obtain business interruption and property damage insurance covering such losses by exhibitor.

Fire Protection

All materials used in the exhibit area must be flame-proof and fire-resistant in order to conform to the local fire
ordinances and in accordance with regulations established by the local Fire Department. Crepe paper or other paper is not to be used in crating merchandise. Display racks, signs, spotlights and special equipment must be approved before use, and all displays are subject to inspection by the Fire Prevention Bureau. Any exhibit or parts thereof found not to be fire-proof may be dismantled. All aisles and exits must be kept clear at all times. Fire stations and fire extinguisher equipment are not to be covered or obstructed.

Protection of the Hotel Building

Exhibitors will be held liable for any damage caused to the hotel property, and no material or matter of any kind shall be posted on, tacked, nailed, screwed or otherwise attached to columns, walls, floors or other parts or portions of the building or furnishings. Whatever may be necessary to properly protect the building, equipment or furniture will be installed at the expense of the exhibitor. If any controversy arises as to the need or propriety thereof, the Convention Service Manager of the Hotel will be the final judge thereof and his/her decision shall be binding on all parties concerned.

Exhibitor Listing in Final Program

Upon receipt of the booking form, you will be asked to please send a 50-word Exhibitor Company/Product profile to Lisa Lineback by email to .   This will be published in the list of exhibitors in the Program.  Failure to provide the profile by the deadline will preclude your company from being listed in the Program. Profiles are due on or before September 1, 2018

Exhibitor Confirmation by Society

Once an Exhibition Booking Form and payment is received, confirmation of your participation will be sent to you by email.  You can pay exhibit fees online or by check. 

ACCME Guidelines Related to the Separation of Promotional Activities from ACCME Accredited Educational Activities.

In compliance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, all exhibiting companies must abide by the following: 

  • Exhibit and other promotional fees shall be separate and distinct from educational grants/commercial support.
  • All exhibitors must be in a room or area separate from the education and the exhibits must not interfere, or in any way compete with the learning experience prior to, during, or immediately after the activity.
  • All promotional activities including interviews, demonstrations, and the distribution of literature or samples must be made within the exhibitor’s space only. Canvassing or distributing promotional materials outside the exhibitor’s rented exhibit space is not permitted.
  • Company representatives may attend educational sessions at Pain Society of the Carolinas’ discretion. However, representatives must refrain from holding any commercial discussions in the educational sessions.
  • Onsite Monitoring - The separation of promotional materials and activities from the educational arena is strictly enforced throughout the activity by Pain Society of the Carolinas’ onsite staff.


Please note that all materials entering the venue may incur a handling charge by the hotel or the Society. This includes materials for inserts and display.  In order to receive a price quote for handling and to assure arrival of your materials, please be sure to complete any “Pre-Advise” form included in the shipping instructions when you receive the Exhibitor Memorandum on or about August 27, 2018.


Exhibitors and Supporters are free to visit the Meeting venue at their convenience. Please contact the venue directly to arrange a tour. 

Thank you for your participation!

 Questions?  Call Robin Hoyle, Pain Society of the Carolinas Executive Director at 407-790-4180 or by email to

PSOC Exhibitor 2018

  • September 28 - 30, 2018
  • 220 North Main Street
    United States