Industry News Room

Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: November 10–12

Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: November 11

Chicago, Illinois
New 3-Day Meeting. New Experience. New Sessions.

Exhibitors, Sponsors, Marketing, PR, and Advertising

Badge Registration
Are you an exhibiting, presenting or sponsoring corporation that wants to register representatives including corporate public relations/advertising/marketing staff, as well as representatives from public relations firms and/or advertising agencies? Check back soon for a link to register for your badge to the conference.

Getting your Material to the Media
Are you interested in providing materials to news media covering Scientific Sessions 2018? Check back soon for a link to the Online Registry Newsroom.

Media materials to be posted in the Scientific Sessions Online Industry Newsroom should be emailed to If you submit materials by [date TBA], they will be accessible to media starting on [date TBA]. Please allow 24 hours for the materials to be posted in the newsroom.

In order to maximize the ease in which the media can search your materials, please follow these guidelines:

  • Name Your Files Correctly:
    As there are many companies and materials being published in the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions Online Industry Newsroom, it is important to label your files correctly. To help us ensure proper categorizing and publishing, please save your files exactly as displayed below (separated by underscores):

    Example: 101818_AHA_heartdiseasestudy.pdf

    * Most file types are acceptable (movies, PowerPoint, Word documents, keynote, PDF files). Keep in mind, file size will impact transfer/download times.
  • Searchable Keyword(s) for Materials:
    All materials submitted and published will be searchable by keywords of your choosing. When submitting your materials, please include keywords you feel will allow the media to easily find your materials. Some of the keywords that will be used by default are: Date of presentation, company name, topic title.

    Some keywords you may think about including with your material submissions are words such as: presenter's name, pharmaceutical name, symptoms, results.
  • Late Submissions:
    Should you have late-breaking materials, and/or updated materials which need to be submitted once Scientific Sessions has started, please email those materials to
    To ensure the success of your materials being published for distribution, remember to make a backup copy of all files.
  • On-Site in Chicago:
    To register for the Industry Newsroom on site, visit the Industry Newsroom registration desk next to the Media Registration desk on [location TBA].

    For additional assistance, please email or call 214-706-1173.

Media Members

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AHA Members and Health Care Professionals

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