Exhibitor Information

From 20 -22 June 2016, the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be hosting The International Conference on River Connectivity (Fish Passage 2016).

Attendees of Fish Passage 2016 will include researchers, educators, practitioners, funders, and regulators who have an interest in advancements in technical fishways, nature-like fishways, fish behaviour, downstream passage solutions, stream restoration and stabilization, dam removal, road ecology, and the myriad of funding, safety, climate change, and other social issues surrounding watershed connectivity projects. Many of these professionals are decision-makers who will look forward to meeting informally with exhibitors to learn about the latest products and technology. With an anticipated attendance of 400, highlighting your company as an exhibitor is a sales opportunity you don’t want to miss!

Exhibitors at Fish Passage 2016 will have full access to attendees during social hour, intermission and poster sessions. Exhibitors are also invited to join attendees during continental breakfasts and catered breaks. The exhibit area is located in the center of the conference activity to assure maximum contact and exposure with interested conference participants and potential customers.

To become an exhibitor at Fish Passage 2016, please go to the UMass Conference Services page and click Register Now. If you have any questions, please contact the Coordination Team.

Booth Space Rental Includes:

  • 8' by 10' booth space with side and backdrop curtains
  • 2' by 6' table with table cloth and two chairs
  • One conference registration
  • Email list of conference attendees
  • Continental breakfast and coffee breaks
  • Electrical power outlet
  • Organization listing in the conference program brochure
  • Organization listing and link on the conference website

Mailing Exhibits to UMass

If you need to send your exhibit prior to your arrival, Exhibitors can pre-ship any boxes to UMass Conferences Services, if prepaid, no more than 3 days prior to the start of the event, and it will be placed in storage. The shipping address is as follows:

UMass Conference Services
Campus Center Receiving
Fish Passage 2016
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
Attention: Rebeccah, Room 810

Set-Up and Take-Down

  • Exhibitors will be able to setup at their booth the morning of June 20th.
  • Exhibitors will have until the close of business on June 22nd to take down their materials.
  • The posting of materials on walls, ceilings or doors by any method is strictly prohibited.
  • All electrical equipment, wiring and lights must be approved by UMass Conference Services. Exhibitors must supply their own equipment.
  • UMass Conferences Services will not assume responsibility for the safety of any exhibits against damage or loss by fire, theft or by other means.
  • At the completion of the exhibition, exhibitors are responsible for packing, labeling, addressing and making pick up arrangements for any boxes they wish to ship back. Any boxes not properly packaged or labeled will not be shipped. Any exhibitor looking to ship back, may leave their box with pre-paid shipping return label at their booth and it will be
    collected and brought back to the Campus Center Receiving for UPS or FedEx to pick up.