Join us in San Diego, CA for the World's Premier Meeting on Diabetes

*Only contracted exhibitors may purchase Promotional Opportunities and Industry Learning Packages.

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83rd Scientific Sessions

The American Diabetes Association invites you to exhibit at the 83rd Scientific Sessions in San Diego! This premier meeting offers exhibitors the opportunity to engage with world-renowned professionals in the diabetes research and treatment communities dedicated to improving the lives of all those affected by diabetes. Anticipating approximately 7,800 in-person professionals and approximately 5,000 online professional attendees, you will have the opportunity to meet with global leaders in diabetes research and diabetes-related diseases, as well as the physicians and clinicians whose patients depend on the medical advancements presented at the Scientific Sessions.

Join the many companies presenting in the world's largest diabetes tradeshow. Your products, services, and solutions will create a positive business environment for growth and will enable patients worldwide to better manage their diabetes and diabetic complications.

Engage and collaborate with diabetes professionals including physicians, clinicians, nurses, dietitians, Certified Diabetes Educators, scientists, and researchers visiting the Exhibit Hall daily to discover the latest products and solutions in the diabetes market.

Information Technology
Medical Devices & Equipment
Patient Services
Professional & Educational

Exhibit Information

Meeting Dates:

(New pattern - Scientific Sessions ends on Monday, 4:15 p.m.)

Friday, June 23 – Monday, June 26, 2023

Exhibit Hall Dates:

Friday, June 23 – Monday, June 26, 2023

Exhibit Hall Times:

NEW! Friday, June 23, 2023


6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
(Networking Reception/Exhibit Hall)

Saturday, June 24, 2023
Unopposed time


10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 25, 2023
Unopposed time


10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Monday, June 26, 2023
Unopposed time


10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

*Significant changes are:

  • The meeting will end on Monday therefore removing Tuesday entirely.
  • Relocating the traditional Friday Networking Reception to inside the exhibit hall on Friday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Scheduling the most popular and important sessions after exhibits close on Monday.
  • One corporate delegate badge per each 10' x 10' booth purchased (allows full access to sessions, but cannot claim CE credit; not to exceed 10 per company).
  • An allotment of complimentary ‘Exhibit Hall’ booth personnel badges (allows access into the Exhibit Hall only).
  • Attendee “Preview” list will be deployed once in May and again two weeks prior to the meeting which will include attendee names and countries of origin to help you better staff your booths with the appropriate literature and/or multi-lingual staff. This list does not include contact information and is expressly for planning purposes only.
  • Exhibitor listing will appear in the Final Program (digital) and Mobile App. Product descriptions will be included in the mobile app.
  • Standard flameproof booth equipment: pipe and drape back wall (8' high) and draped side rails (33" high).
  • 7" x 44" identification sign with company name and booth number (for linear booths only).
  • Aisle carpeting provided and cleaned daily. Booth carpet is required for all exhibits and may be ordered from the vendor.
  • Priority points toward selection of exhibit space for the 84th Scientific Sessions.
  • Access to the Exhibitor Resource Center.
  • Ability to purchase pre- and post-show attendee list.
  • Security for the perimeter of the exhibit area will be furnished by ADA during the show. View the Exhibitor Rules & Regulations in the Exhibit Application for more details.

*Deadlines apply

Commercial Booth Rental
$4,050 per 10’x10’ in-line
$4,250 per 10’x10’ corner
$45.50 per square foot for islands

Non-profit Booth Rental
$2,250 per 10’x10’ in-line
$2,350 per 10’x10 corner

A 50% deposit is due when you submit your online application if submitted on or before March 1, 2023. On or after March 2, 2023, 100% is due with your application.

Full payment is due on March 2, 2023.

Applications accepted until June 2, 2023.

Exhibitor Business Meeting Suites

Secure a private meeting suite located in the Poster Hall. This new location allows you to access your suites earlier and later than when they were located in the exhibit hall. Posters typically open approximately two and a half hours prior to exhibits and close approximately an hour after exhibits.

Business Meeting Suites are your opportunity to host discussions about your products, hold small staff meetings, meet privately with potential clients, conduct investigator meetings, or host small hospitality events in the convention center. They include:

  • 8’ high hard walls
  • Keyed or Combination doors
  • Carpet
  • One (1) 24” x 24” ID sign with name OR logo

Prices: $7,500 per 15’x15’

Exhibitor EXTENDED HOURS Business Meeting Suites

For additional convenience, Extended Hours Business Meeting Suites are available outside the exhibit hall with access from Thursday at noon to Monday at 6:30 p.m. They include:

  • 8’ high hard walls
  • Keyed or Combination doors
  • Carpet (if area is not already carpeted)
  • One (1) 24” x 24” ID sign with name OR logo

Prices: $9,500 per 15’x15’

Educational symposia, sessions, or group demonstrations are NOT permitted inside the meeting suites. All guests must be registered attendees of the 83rd Scientific Sessions.

Only contracted exhibitors may purchase Exhibitor Business Meeting Suites.

Product Theaters

Product Theaters are a terrific opportunity for exhibiting companies to increase interaction with professional attendees while highlighting new products and treatment options through promotional presentations. Located in the Exhibit Hall, there are (3) Product Theater locations. AM/PM Product Theaters will be 45 minutes in length and Lunch Product Theaters will be one hour in length; all will be assigned based on Right of First Refusal and then on a first-come, first-served basis.

Product Theater includes:

  • Audiovisual package.
  • Stage and podium.
  • Two (2) stools (No Head Table).
  • Seating for 300. Seating may be changed based on current social distancing guidelines with additional space for standing.
  • Two (2) Easels outside of Product Theater for Signage.
  • Two (2) Lead retrieval units (Sponsor to supply staff to scan badges).
  • Food and beverage will be provided within the Product Theater area, selections made by the American Diabetes Association®.
    • AM/PM presentations include light refreshments.
    • Lunch presentations include box lunches and beverages.
  • View only copy of 83rd Scientific Sessions attendee list.

Pre-Meeting and On-Site Promotion:

  • Promotional signage
    • Product Theater schedule on signage located in the convention center.
    • Product Theater schedule located at entrance of the Product Theater.
  • Recognition in
    • Final Program (program available as digital PDF only in 2023)
    • Scientific Sessions website
    • Mobile App listing
    • Daily Mobile App Alert Listing Product Theaters for that day

Please note:

  • Three (3) theaters run concurrently.
  • ACE and/or CE credits cannot be earned for participating in a Product Theater.
  • Deadlines for all marketing touch points to be included in specifications and deadlines.
  • Product Theater presenters do not receive complimentary registration. Please check with your presenter(s) regarding their registration needs for the 83rd Scientific Sessions.

Expanded engagement opportunities have been created to increase attendee interaction and ROI, including pre- and post-conference e-blasts, additional advertising options, audience response systems, and more. Your presentation can also be hosted and available to view by medical professionals on ADA’s non-CME website for one year! Learn more about adding enhancements to your presentations.

PRICE: $45,200 (AM or PM Break) - $48,500 (Lunch)

Only contracted exhibitors may purchase Product Theaters.

Diabetes Learning Bytes

The Diabetes Learning Bytes areas on the Exhibit Floor are an opportunity for you to highlight your newest innovations in an informal setting with a 20-minute presentation window (that includes Q&A). The Area will include seating for up to 20 people with standing room available for the most popular topics.

Once your date and time is confirmed you will be asked for a title, brief description (500 words or less), presenter’s name, your organization name, website, brief biography, and minimal slides (if necessary) that will be reviewed and approved by ADA.

Dates & Times:
Saturday & Sunday, June 24 & 25
11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
2:20 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Monday, June 26
11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

  • Launch and/or introduce new products, services, or best practices.
  • Present and demonstrate value to existing customers, while generating future customers.
  • Be part of the #ADA2023 social media buzz and increase your reach.
  • Gain valuable and immediate feedback and insights during the Q&A session.
  • Audiovisual equipment in the learning byte area will include a 70” monitor for presentations, laptop with wireless advancer, sound system, and podium with microphone.
  • Comfortable seating will also be provided for approximately 20 attendees.
  • Schedule will be included in the mobile app.
  • Promotional opportunity recognition in the digital Final Program and on the ADA Scientific Sessions website.

Get your products/services out of the booth and onto the stage! This is a great way to build excitement around new products/services. ADA to assign which Diabetes Learning Byte area you will be located in.

Pricing: $7,500

Only contracted exhibitors may purchase Diabetes Learning Bytes.

Contact Us

Only contracted exhibitors may purchase Promotional Opportunities and Industry Learning Packages.

Anna Fassano, CEM

Booth Assignments
(856) 302-0883

Merle Zappan

Exhibit and Marketing Opportunities
Companies (A - Q)
(856) 302-0884

Susan Waters

Exhibit and Marketing Opportunities
Companies (R - Z)
(856) 344-3615

Cecilia Manley

Invoicing and Payments
(856) 481-0626

Debi Maines, CMP-HC

Industry Learning and Promotional Package Fulfillment
(856) 302-0890

Katarina Herrmann

Exhibit Logistics
(856) 302-0887