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Important Dates:

September 24, 2013
Abstract Submission Opens

Conference Registration Opens

November 5, 2013
Deadline for Workshop Requests
December 9, 2013
Abstract Submission Deadline
December 22, 2013
Larry Sandler Award Submission Deadline
February 3, 2014
Deadline for Early (Discounted) Conference Registration
February 28, 2014
Deadline for Hotel Reservations


2014 Meeting Organizers:


Daniela Drummond-Barbosa
Elissa Lei
Mihaela Serpe
Mark Van Doren

Interested in Exhibiting at the 2014 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 2013:


84% of the attendees held either an advisory role or had complete authority in making a purchasing decision


Nearly 25% of the attendees were definitely going to make a purchase as a result of their visit with exhibitors.


Another 44% 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.



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 26– Sunday, March 30, 2014



Wednesday, March 26 

2:00-5:00 pm Installation of Exhibits

Thursday, March 27

2:00 – 4:00 pm and 8:00-11:00 pm

Friday, March 28

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

Saturday, March 29

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

Saturday, March 29 

10:00 pm Dismantle of Exhibits


Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC  20008
Reservations:  800-266-9432
Online reservations



$2,600 per 8’ x 10’ Commercial Exhibit

$2,000 per 8’ x 10’ Non-Profit



Will be accepted beginning August 15 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 7, 2014.