Sponsor Display Information

A limited amount of space is available for sponsors confirmed at the SILVER level and above, to set up table-top displays in the poster display and refreshment break area.

Click here for details on Sponsorship Opportunities.

Sponsor Display Set-up and Removal Times:

MOVE-IN DISPLAYS: Monday, April 23; 3:00pm – 6:00pm

MOVE-OUT DISPLAYS: Thursday, April 26; 10:00am – 10:30am

  • Space is limited. You will be provided with a 6’ by 6’ cube of space to accommodate one 6' x 24” x 30”h table draped and skirted, and two chairs.
  • Pop-up banners may be used, as long as they fit within the 6’ x 6’ cube of space.
  • If you plan to put pop-up banners behind your table, make sure your graphics department knows the important content needs to appear at the top of the banner.
  • Your table will be identified with a tent card, so you will easily see which table is assigned to your organization.
  • Electricity and internet is provided complimentary.
  • Posters and sponsor table top displays will be set up in the Orchid Ballroom in the conference center. This is where daily morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshment breaks will be served.
  • Table top displays are meant to serve as a forum to display informational materials so a representative does not need to always be at the table.
  • If you want to interact with attendees, the times that would be most effective to do so are during early morning refreshments, daily am and pm breaks, and the evening poster sessions.
  • Anyone attending the conference must be a full registrant. If someone is just coming in just to set up the table display, they do not need to register.
  • We expect roughly 150-200 people to attend the conference if you wish to bring informational materials sufficient for all attendees.
  • To unload materials, we recommend you use the conference center entrance, which is closest to the Orchid Ballroom. If you need assistance by a bellman, then it would be best to use the hotel’s main entrance.

Shipping of Display Materials

If you require assistance with shipping display materials to or from the hotel, the Hotel will accept shipments no earlier than three (3) days prior to the arrival day of the convention. Please address all shipments to:

Attention: Guests’ Name
Hold for Arrival (date you are arriving at hotel)
12th Int’l Symposium on Biogeochemistry of Wetlands
c/o Marriot Coral Springs
11775 Heron Bay Boulevard
Coral Springs, FL 33076
PHONE: 954-753-5598

NOTE: If you are shipping multiple boxes, label boxes as follows: Box 1 of 3; Box 2 of 3; Box 3 of 3. Shipments should arrive no earlier than three (3) working days prior to the conference, or April 18. Hotel shipping and handling charges may apply. Contact the hotel directly for information on handling fees.

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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