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Key information for exhibitors

Our Corporate Relations team are responsible for the organisation of the RCN Congress exhibition. They work to bring together sponsorship and exhibition opportunities to our corporate clients.

Exhibition opening times for RCN Congress 2019 are still to be confirmed, but here are two exciting changes to Congress 2019: 

Sunday 19 May 2019
18:30 – 20:00

The RCN President will be hosting a welcome drinks reception for all exhibitors and delegates following the opening ceremony. This will be an opportunity for delegates and RCN staff to network and for the newly appointed President to meet exhibitors.

Wednesday 22 May 2019
To ensure that all exhibitors maximise engagement with delegates we will be closing the exhibition at 4:30 pm.

'We more than achieved our objectives at RCN Congress 2018 – we increased our brand and general awareness of services; gained leads and arranged individual appointments and workplace events with the help of members and reps.'

Alan Riches, Divisional Affinity Relations Manager, Lighthouse Group

Space-only stands

Space only means you get an area of floor within the exhibition; you must provide everything. You supply and deliver a custom built stand from the ground up. RCN Exhibition must approve the stand designs before the event.

Shell scheme stands

A shell scheme is a pre-erected row of stands. They include carpet, a light and an electrical socket. Shell scheme stands are the simplest option and a cost effective way of exhibiting. You will have a shell scheme stand unless you have arranged a space-only site.


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Page last updated - 03/08/2019