GHC 18 Key Dates and Deliverables for Sponsors

As a sponsor, you will need to do a few things to prepare for GHC and make your participation successful! We’ve listed all the steps you need to take in chronological order. These are high level dates only, to help you keep track of important deadlines. We will add more detailed dates in early spring.

  • February 1: Sponsorships open
  • April 12: Exhibitor Reference Guide available
  • Spring: 
    • Submissions of logos and deliverables begin
  • May 1:
    • Booth Selection Timeline for Diamond Sponsors
    • Expo products and services available for ordering
  • May 7: Booth Selection Timeline for Platinum Sponsors
  • May 29: Booth Selection Timeline for Gold Sponsors
  • May 30: Expo Webinar 1 (11 a.m. — 12 p.m. PT)
  • June 4: Booth Selection Timeline for Silver Sponsors
  • June 22:
    • Booth sponsorships close
    • Complimentary registrations with booth sponsorships expire
    • Deadline for additional booth staff registrations (unless sold out)
    • Event Sponsorship sales close (or when sold out)
  • June 27: Expo Webinar 2 (11 a.m. — 12 p.m. PT)
  • July 11:
    • Registration opens to public
    • Hotel reservations open for Individuals
  • July 13:
    • Options to purchase non-booth package additional sponsorships close
    • Complimentary registrations with additional sponsorships expire
    • Option to purchase additional registrations close
  • July 25: Logo and profile submissions close
  • July 25: Expo Webinar 3 (11 a.m. — 12 p.m. PT)
  • August 20: Advanced shipping/receiving to Freeman Advance Warehouse
  • August 22:
    • Booth assignments published on GHC Website
    • Career Fair and Technology Showcase Booth renderings and booth activity plans deadline (Not applicable for Silver Sponsors)
    • Technology Showcase product description due
    • Customized back wall graphic on the turnkey kiosk deadline (Silver Sponsors only)
  • August 29: Expo Webinar 4 (11 a.m. — 12 p.m. PT)
  • September 12: 
    • Advance pricing deadline for Expo products and services
    • Deadline for Exhibitor requests for early move-in (on 9/23)
  • September 19:
    • Advance shipping to the Freeman Advance Warehouse ends
    • Deadline for EAC request form
  • September 26-28: Grace Hopper Celebration