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TIDES Asia: Oligonucleotide & Peptide Therapeutics Scientific Forum
See You Next Year! 26-28 Feb, 2025
Westin Miyako KyotoKyoto, Japan

EXHIBITOR MANUAL

Below you will find information and links that will prepare you for the TIDES Asia 2024. Please carefully read through each section below and let Niamh Hallihan know if you have any questions.

Sales

Jennifer Wickett | +1-212-600-3452 | Jennifer.Wickett@informa.com

Michael Moriarty | + 1 212 600 3457 | Michael.Moriarty@informa.com

Operations

Niamh Hallihan | +447584614400 | Niamh.Hallihan@informa.com 

DEADLINES

Company Logo and Profile - Please send your high-resolution logo in EPS format for onsite signage to niamh.hallihan@informa.com ASAP

Health & Safety Declaration - Monday 26th February. Please click here for our Health and Safety guidelines and please sign & return.

Insurance Certificate -  Monday 26th February. Please email a copy of your company's insurance certificate for general/public liability. 

Pass Registration - Monday 4th March. See the Pass Registration section below for further information

Your packages can be delivered to the venue after February 16th 2024.


Poster Submission Deadlines

Abstract Submission - Friday 1st March 2024

Digital PDF Submission - Monday 11th March 2024

If you are interested in presenting a poster, please get in touch with our team:  LSposters@informa.com

*if you are submitting a poster, please note that sponsored companies can only present two posters maximum*

EVENT SCHEDULE

EXHIBITION HALL SET UP & BREAKDOWN

For the Exhibition Hall Floorplan please click here


SET UP

Tuesday 19th March: 11am - 2pm

Please let me know if you have any issues making this time frame 

EXHIBITION OPENING HOURS

Wednesday 20th March: 9:45am - 6:30pm 

Thursday 21st March: 8:00am - 3:45pm 

BREAKDOWN

Thursday 21st March: 3:45pm - 5pm 

Please let me know if you have any issues making this time frame

YOUR STAND & DELIVERY DETAILS & ACCOMODATION

YOUR STAND

Standard size booths will be set with: 

  • Booth size 3x2 space
  • 1 standard table and 2 standard chairs
  • Access to electricity 

You will need to provide your own pop up booth/ display. Please ensure that you bring any adapters or extension leads that you require for your stand, Informa Connect will not be able to provide these onsite.

Please note: the exhibit area is carpeted and wifi will be available for all exhibitors 

DELIVERY ADDRESS & DETAILS

ATTN: Takuya Kasutani
TIDES ASIA: MIZUHO / [STAND NUMBER] and [COMPANY NAME]
The Westin Mikayo Kyoto 
1 Awataguchi Kachocho, Higashiyama-ku
Kyoto, 605-0052
Japan

NOTE: The hotel will not be an importer of exhibitors' boxes. Please arrange the delivery under the responsibility of the sender. The boxes can be delivered after February 16th 2024.

*Please be wary of taxes and customs in Japan. Please check your parcels at each stage of shipping to ensure they arrive on time*



ACCOMODATION

The Westin Miyako Kyoto, Japan

Accommodation is not included in your package. All attendees are required to book their own accommodation individually. Please click here for further information and a reduced rate.

PASS REGISTRATION

You are entitled to a certain number of complimentary registration passes per your agreement. If you are unsure how many passes you have used or what comes with your package, please contact Niamh Hallihan at Niamh.Hallihan@informa.com

Complimentary Passes

The primary main contact from your company will receive a unique activation link and details of how to create an account on our registration portal, 'Create with Visit'. 

Here they can register your complimentary Main Conference and Booth Staff passes for the in-person event. 

All in-person passes will be automatically registered for the virtual platform.

Additional Passes

If you need to register for additional passes than what is in your contract please contact either:

Jennifer Wickett | Jennifer.Wickett@Informa.com

Michael Moriarty | Michael.Moriarty@informa.com

Lead Retrieval

Lead Retrieval will be provided by Create with Visit and is available to all exhibitors. You can set up your scan licenses and lead retrieval questions within your Create with Visit Account.

* we will be providing a training session on this, please look out for communication on this.

Exhibitor Sustainability Checklist

Firstly we have put together a useful checklist for you to follow on how you can exhibit at our event more sustainably - click here to learn more

BETTER STANDS 

Through our commitment to the evolution of the exhibitions industry, we aim to ensure that we are delivering the best possible experience for our customers. We believe that by moving away from the use of disposable exhibition booth we will improve the ease, quality, safety and sustainability of the exhibitor experience at our events. Therefore, as part of event regulation we ask that exhibitors do not use disposable booth. Disposable booths are defined as space only stands made to be used only once which are usually constructed from raw materials at the venue during build up and the main structure is disposed of after the event. 

MORE INFO ON BETTER STANDS - click here


Permitted Onsite

  • Core elements i.e. walls, archways, counters etc. must be constructed with reusable materials e.g. system build or stock panels 

  • The stand structure must be prefabricated and ready to assemble onsite 

  • Final adjustments to prefabricated pieces for fitting purposes is allowed 

  • Final coat of acceptable TVOC paints for repair purposes only 

  • Floor flats and system floors must be cut to size before coming onsite and be recyclable and/or reusable 

  • The use of LED lighting 

  • The use of recycled carpet, vinyl flooring, other floor coverings.

Prohibited Onsite

  • The use of one-time MDF panels or similar raw materials planned to be cutting to size onsite 

  • The use of ‘other’ raw materials to construct core structural elements i.e. walls, archways, floor systems, counters, etc. that are not planned to be reused or recycled after use 

  • Construction of any stand components from single use materials 

  • Building from scratch onsite of any stand core elements 

  • The use of incandescent light bulbs 

  • The use of non-recycled carpet, vinyl flooring, other floor coverings.

  • Encouraged to not print brochures

EXHIBITING SUSTAINABLY

At Informa Connect, we have an ambition to become a champion of sustainability within our business and across the specialist markets we serve. 

As part of our FasterForward programme, we have committed to a series of specific and ambitious goals and activities that, over a five year period, will help us become an ever more sustainable, high impact business while supporting and accelerating change in our markets. 

We would like to discourage the use of literature racks.

VIRTUAL SHOWCASE

The Virtual Showcase page allows you to connect directly with attendees, it's a place for you to display content such as videos, images, and documents. 

Each hub can hold up to 3 videos and 10 documents. The attendee can also connect with you and your team on the booth, through video chat and the messenger function. 

You can even host 1-1 meeting on your hub, simply arrange to meet your attendees at your hub in your Demo Room. 

The Showcase can also be branded, the backdrop can be customized with your logo and company colors, every part of the booth is designed to fit your company as it would at a physical event.

VIRTUAL SHOWCASE ASSETS

A demo session will be set up with our Digital Delivery Team closer to the event to help you to build your Virtual Showcase page. In the meantime, please prepare the following Assets for your Virtual Showcase. 

  • 1000 character company description


  • Social Media Links - Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook


  • Company logo - (400 x 180px recommended). Make sure the image is cropped to the very edges of the logo with no white space around it. Your logo appears in the top left of your stand (PNG 5mb). 


  • Ten videos to represent your brand. When uploading a new video to the platform you must include a Title, Description and static Thumbnail which will display to visitors before a video is played. Finally drop your chosen video into the upload area (recommended 1920 x 1080px, landscape). Videos over 500MB or 5 minutes in length will fail to upload.
  • Ten downloadable PDFs to your page for visitors to take away in their delegate bag. When uploading a new PDF to the platform you must include a Title and Description which shows to your stand visitors. A thumbnail (600 x 250px) is also required per PDF. Portrait PDFs are recommended.                                                       Title -Give your document a title (Max 74 characters).
    Description - (Max 146 characters)


  • Showcase page background image (OPTIONAL) - Add an eye-catching background to your stand to make it stand out here. Make sure the image is as quality as possible whilst still being under 5MBin size (1920 x 1080px recommended). The background appears behind your stand contents so abstract backgrounds without any text to logos work best (PNG 5MB).


  • Demo times you will be doing something in your booth Demo Room and would like attendees to join you