Become an Exhibitor at the 2023 GWCO Congress!

October 17 - 20, 2024 | The Hyatt Regency

 2024 Industry Partner Prospectus


On the Exhibit Hall Marketplace floor, exhibitors will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with optometric professionals that are moving their practice and the Optometric Industry forward. The GWCO Congress’ non-compete hours enable exhibitors to have the undivided attention of attendees during the dedicated Exhibit Hall Marketplace hours, as well as allow exhibitors the opportunity to participate in all scheduled events alongside attendees.


2024 Exhibit Booth Rates



Early Bird Rate
through 7/8/2024

Standard Rate
through 9/16/2024

Standard Our most economical choice.

 $1,800 $2,000 

Attract attendees from 2 sides.

$2,050 $2,300
 Premium Entry

Larger floor space. Impress attendees as they walk in the door. 

$3,400 $3,800
Platinum Island Largest floor space. Open on all four sides. Food and drink area adjacent. $5,200 $5,600 
Additional Representative - $100 each



Event & Show Location

Hyatt Regency Portland At The Oregon Convention Center
375 NE Holladay St.
Portland, OR 97232

Hotel reservation details coming soon!


Exhibit Move Hours

Move In
Friday, October 18, 2023
7:00 am - 12:30 pm

Move Out
Saturday, October 19, 2023
2:30 - 5:00 pm

Booth Details/Provisions*

  • One professionally draped booth
  • One 8’ professionally draped table
  • Two chairs
  • One 7” x 44” booth identification sign
  • Two name badges/10 sqft (additional at $100 each)
  • Saturday lunch for 2 booth representatives

*Please note that due to fire marshal regulations, you will not be allowed to have any exhibit materials outside your designated booth area. This will be strictly enforced.


Exhibit Hall Services

Exhibitor service kits will be emailed from the Congress decorator upon full payment of your registration fee. Payment in full of the exhibit fee is due at time of reservation. No refunds will be given. • Exhibitors not wearing name badges will be denied access to the Exhibit Hall. • Helium balloons are not allowed in the Hyatt Regency Portland. Penalty fees for infraction. • No outside food and beverage (including water bottles, cupcakes, etc.). Small candies are allowed. Penalty fees for infraction. • All items brought to the Exhibit Hall must be properly disposed of or taken with you. Penalty fees for infraction. • GWCO reserves the right to change booth assignments as deemed necessary. • Exhibit booth space is non-refundable.

Exhibit Hall Decorator

Fern Expositions
6700 NE 59th Pl, Portland, OR 97218
Telephone: (503) 228-6800
Fax: (503) 228-6808


Show Specials

Exhibitors are encouraged to provide show specials to increase logo branding, entice booth traffic, and generate sales/ membership. Door Prizes Exhibitors may provide a door prize to be given away during exhibit hours. Please indicate on your registration form whether or not you will give away a door prize.


Entrance to the exhibit hall will be by official GWCO badge only. BADGES MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. GWCO will provide reasonable security during the show and overnight on Friday, but cannot be responsible for exhibitors’ possessions. It remains the exhibitor’s responsibility to protect their equipment and materials. GWCO assumes no liability for loss.