ACTiVE: Advanced Therapies in Venous Interventions for exhibitors

Information for industry partners


Thank you to all who participated in 2018. We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting!


September 27-29, 2018

Chicago, Ill.


Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is rapidly emerging as a major focal point in interventional practice. ACTiVE is a meeting designed to address the need for a state-of-the-art, evidence-driven approach to VTE. Over two and a half days, the management of pulmonary embolism (PE), deep venous thrombosis (DVT), and IVC filters will be covered through a powerhouse combination of compelling lectures, hands-on workshops and expert case-based panel discussions.

Secure your participation in SIR's ACTiVE venous course and reach a receptive audience of healthcare decision-makers.

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Information for exhibitors and corporate supporters


Important Links

Activity overview

Exhibiting opportunities

Corporate symposia
Hands-on workshops Exhibit registration Meeting logistics




Activity overview

Dates:                                   September 27-29, 2018
Location:                              The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago
General Sessions:               Great Lakes 1&2
Program Coordinators:      Kush R. Desai, MD; Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR; Robert K.W. Ryu, MD, FSIR


Program and faculty



Hands-on workshops

Hands-on workshop participation is complimentary for registered exhibitors. To ensure your company’s participation, please follow the link below.



Friday  |  September 28  |  4:30pm (setup at 12:00pm)  |  Great Lakes DE


IVC filters and complex retrieval

Saturday  |  September 29  |  11:15am (setup at 7:00am)  |  Great Lakes DE



Christian Lopez

Corporate Relations Associate


(703) 460-5575


Workshop sign-up



Exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities

Standard tabletop exhibit ($4,500)

  • 6’ x 30” skirted table, three exhibitor badges, two chairs and wastebasket


Tabletop exhibit + promotional enhancement ($6,000)

  • 6’ x 30” skirted table, three exhibitor badges, two chairs and wastebasket
  • Your choice of one exhibit enhancement:

             - Hotel room door drop opportunity
             - (2) additional booth staff badges
             - One 22” x 28” promotional sign placed in conference foyer


New this year! Prominent corporate sponsorship opportunities
Extend your exposure to attendees with one of the following high-visibility advertising opportunities:

  • Custom hotel keycards*       $4,500
  • Hotel room door drops*        $2,500

          *Additional production costs apply.


Use the buttons below to secure these opportunities for your company! 



Exhibit and exhibitor badge registration

Step 1:   Exhibit registration

Step 2:   Sponsorship items     (Optional)

Step 3:   Exhibitor badges     (For complimentary badges, please enter “EXHCOMP” at checkout)



Corporate symposia at ACTiVE

Reach ACTiVE's receptive audience of physician decision-makers directly. All meeting registrants are encouraged to attend corporate symposia, leading up to and during the course, at times set by the program faculty.


Available times

Friday breakfast 

 7:00 a.m.  -  7:45 a.m. 


Continental breakfast, standard AV, promo to attendees 

Friday lunch

 12:00 p.m.  -  12:45 p.m.


Box lunch, standard AV, promo to attendees                              SOLD

Saturday breakfast

 7:00 a.m.  -  7:45 a.m. 


Continental breakfast, standard AV, promo to attendees

Symposia times subject to change pending review by the ACTiVE course directors.


Corporate symposia 



Meeting logistics


September 27-29, 2018



The Westin Michigan Avenue
909 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611


General sessions and corporate symposia

Great Lakes 1&2


Exhibits location

Michigan Ballroom I and II


Exhibitor scheduling



          Exhibit setup

Michigan Ballroom

6:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.          

          Exhibits open

Michigan Ballroom

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

          Networking reception

Great Lakes foyer

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.



          Exhibits open

Michigan Ballroom

7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

          Workshop setup

Great Lakes DE

12:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

          Hands-on workshop

Great Lakes DE

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

          Exhibit dismantle

Michigan Ballroom

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Important: Exhibits personnel may stay through Saturday if desired

          Optional bonus hours!

Michigan ballroom

7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

          Workshop setup

Great Lakes DE

7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

          Hands-on workshop

Great Lakes DE

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

          Bonus hours dismantle

Michigan ballroom

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Hotel Accommodations

Reservations by phone:  (312) 943-7200 (Please reference the SIR ACTiVE meeting when making your reservation)
Online reservations:        Click here to reserve
Group rate:                       $249 (Available until September 6, 2018 based on availability)


Hotel contact

Erin Ochoa
(312) 649-6448 phone
(312) 649-7584 fax


AV contact

Frederick Todd


Shipping, Electrical, IT and AV Order Form



Venue orders



Exhibitor badge instructions

Every individual who attends the meeting must have an authorized badge.

Three complimentary badges are included with your exhibits contract. Additional exhibitor badges are $500 each.

Having your personnel register themselves using their own, unique login and password is highly recommended.


To register

  • You will be asked to enter your email address. The system will check to see if you have an email account with SIR. If you do, click the login link and proceed to log in. If not, you will be asked to create an account. You may then register for the meeting.
  • On the “Registration Information” step, please use the “Your Price” drop-down menu to select the Exhibitor rate of $500. Discounts are applied at checkout and are not reflected in the current total.
  • Click on “Proceed now for this registrant”.
  • Proceed through the menus and begin the checkout process. Exhibitors are eligible for three complimentary exhibitor badges. To receive a complimentary badge, enter EXHCOMP in the “Add Coupon or Promo Code" field. This will reduce your registration rate to $0. Please note: Registrants using this discount code are not eligible to receive CME/SAM credit at this meeting.
  • Click on “Complete Registration.”
  • You will receive a confirmation email with additional information, including how to reserve your discounted hotel room for this meeting.


  Badge registration




Susie Evenden

Senior Manager, Corporate Relations and Commercial Support


(703) 460-5586

Accreditation and CME

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.

The Society of Interventional Radiology designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program will be approved for self-assessment CME credits (SA-CME) by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The live SA-CME sessions offered at this live meeting, meet the ABR's criteria for a self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.