Exhibitor FAQ

What are the dates of COSM 2021?
April 7-1, 2021
(Exhibit Hall open April 6-11)

Where will COSM 2020 be held?
Due to COVID-19, COSM will be virtual in 2021

What are the show dates and hours?

Attendees will have access to the virtual exhibits 24/7. The Virtual Exhibits will be “live” on Tuesday, April 6 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.  No programming will be held during this time. COSM has designated Noon – 2:00pm Wednesday, April 7 through Sunday, April 11 as dedicated exhibit hours.

What is the Exhibit Setup?
Beginning January 15, 2021, exhibitors will have access to create their virtual booths.  The virtual platform will be available until July 31, 2021.

What is the cost of a single virtual booth? What is included in exhibit fee?
The cost for a single virtual booth is $1,500 and includes:

  • Three (3) Complimentary Registrations
  • Company logo and profile
  • Social media links
  • Upload one video
  • Upload 2 PDF documents and 2 website links
  • Upload one company brochure
  • Option to participate in giveaway

Where do I send my application and payment?
Send application and payment information to: jhambrick@facs.org

Send application and check to:
American College of Surgeons
c/o COSM 2020 (Attn: Judy Hambrick)
633 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60611- 3295
(Make checks payable to: COSM)

How many complimentary registrations are included with each virtual booth?
Each single virtual booth includes 3 complimentary registrations. Additional registrations are $50 each.

Are exhibitors allowed to attend scientific sessions?
Yes, exhibitor badges provide access to most attend scientific sessions.

Where may I find information from last year?
You may download the Program Guide or view photos here. Attendee demographics may be found here.

Are there advertising and marketing opportunities at COSM?
Yes, the Advertising opportunities are outlined on page 7 of the exhibit prospectus.

Can I host an event during COSM?
Yes, see page 11 for details on satellite symposiums or zoom chat with attendees. Your company must be exhibiting in order to host any events or meetings during COSM. 

Additional Questions?
Contact Judy Hambrick, COSM Senior Exhibit Coordinator, 312.202.5034 or jhambrick@facs.org.