Additional information for exhibitors!

Welcome to the 26th Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association (GLIIFCA)!

This letter contains additional meeting information.

Please pick up your name badge and meeting materials at the GLIIFCA registration table on Friday. Your meeting registration entitles you to all “meals” and beverage tickets (use for beer and wine) are included with your name badge.

This year, the exhibit/poster area will be in Covington Ballroom. Skirted tables and chairs will be provided. If you require extension cords or surge protectors, please bring them with you as the hotel will charge for providing this equipment. The Covington Ballroom will be available for set up Friday, September 28, the time is to be determined. Tables will be assigned for those exhibitors requesting 20 Amp service. The remainder of the table locations will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The exhibitors may set up the tables on Thursday, Sept. 27 between 8pm and midnight and on Friday, September 28, after 10am.

We encourage you to keep the displays up until after the break Sunday morning Sept. 20th (approx. 11:30 AM); however, we understand that some exhibitors may need to breakdown earlier.


This is an approximate timeline for breaks and receptions. It is highly recommended that your table be staffed during these times. The meeting program will contain the exact times and locations:

Time Event
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Opening Reception Friday Evening
7:15 AM – 8:15 AM Continental Breakfast Saturday Morning
10:30 PM – 11:00 PM 1st Coffee Break Saturday
11:45 PM – 1:30 PM Luncheon Roundtables Saturday Afternoon
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM 2nd Coffee Break Saturday
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Wine & Cheese Reception Saturday Evening
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Sunday Continental Breakfast
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Sunday Coffee Break


The convention center will start accepting packages 2 days prior to the meeting (September 26). When shipping your materials, please be sure to address your packages with the information below:

Hold for: GLIIFCA #27, Sept. 28-30, 2018
Your Company Name (instead of Booth name or number)
Box 1 of ?

The shipping address is:

Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter
10 West RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
Attn: Sales and Catering Manager

The Marriott does not have a pallet jack, so please plan ahead for larger crates.

Return shipments need to be completely packaged with a valid shipping label paid for by the customer (FedEx or UPS) and ready for pick up. All outgoing packages will need to be taken to the front desk. The hotel will hold outgoing packages at the front desk to be given to the appropriate company during their normal pick up times (Mon-Fri).

Questions and inquiries

You may direct any questions regarding shipping and storage to:

Aryn Colvin
Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter
10 West RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-392-3725
Fax: 859-392-3731

You may book your room through the link on the GLIIFCA web page, or you may book through

Please contact us if you have any additional questions:

Christiane Hassel, MS
Indiana University Flow Cytometry Core Facility
1001 E 3rd Street Jordan Hall 029
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: 812-855-7101

Karen Domenico
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Rm 443
3229 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Phone: 513-872-6294

Louis King, Ph.D.
Michigan State University Flow Cytometry Center
567 Wilson Rd., 2209 BPS
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-355-1536
FAX: 517-353-8957

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Louis, Christiane, and Karen

Page updated on 2018-09-15 13:17:05 -0400