February 11-15, 2019 | Orlando, FL

2019 Connected Demonstration Set Up Hours


In addition to the Face to Face you are required to be at the HIMSS Conference (2) days prior to the start if exhibit hours.  In order to have successful demonstrations we need to have enough time to set up and practice before we go live to the public with our demonstrations. It is important that you arrive on time and are prepared as each demonstration depends on all of their participants. Below are the hours you need to be onsite at the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase.

Hours of Vendor Set Up

February 10, 12:00pm- 6:00pm ET (Teams will be  dismissed as testing is completed)

February 11,  9:00am - 5:00pm ET

The Interoperability Showcase runs during all exhibit hours and does not shut down during any time. Please ensure that your area is manned during all of these hours and that you have adequate staff to provide breaks.
Hours of Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, February 12, 10:00am- 6:00pm ET*

Wednesday, February 13, 9:30am- 6:00pm ET*

Thursday, February 14, 9:30am- 4:00pm ET

*some demonstrations may be asked to set up early this day. Your TPM will inform you if you are needed early.

Equipment Needed for Setup

HIMSS Provided:

  • 32’’ Monitor with HDMI port only
  • Laptop Stand
  • Chair
  • Branding

Participant Provided:

  • Necessary equipment for demonstration – including but not limited to cables, laptop and other equipment
  • Cables and equipment to connect to provided electric, wired network, and monitor
  • If wireless internet is required, HIMSS strongly encourages vendors to bring equipment with 5GHz Wi-Fi network hardware to achieve the highest level of performance and superior demonstrations.

VIP Opportunties, Tours, and Live Streaming Events

There will be a number of VIP and Community tours before and during conference exhibit hours. The Showcase Planning team will inform you of these events as soon as they are confirmed. If you are interested in scheduling a community tour for your company, clients, or executives please let bhuron@himss.org know and we will get them scheduled.

We will also have individuals visiting the showcase who will be live streaming their experience. These will be unscheduled so please be aware of your surroundings during exhibit hours.

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