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					PROSPECTUS
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                                                 THE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION
                                             INVITES YOU TO SUPPORT THE NORTH AMERICAN CYSTIC FIBROSIS
                                              CONFERENCE AND SHOWCASE YOUR PRODUCTS TO THE LEADING
                                                  DECISION MAKERS IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS CARE AND RESEARCH!


The 24th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference                   Table of Contents
(NACFC) will be held October 21-23, 2010 at the Baltimore                   Click on the page number to jump directly to that page.
Convention Center. The NACFC offers an opportunity to showcase              Click on the form names to open the list of attachments and double-click the form
your product(s) or service(s) to a large multidisciplinary audience         you want to open. This opens the form in a new window. Forms are also available
                                                                            on the NACFC Web site: www.nacfconference.org.
interested in up-to-date information on tools to help win the battle
against cystic fibrosis (CF). Your company is significant in CF research    2009 Exhibitor and Supporter List............................................................................................ 3
and/or clinical management, and we invite you to take advantage of this     Attendee Demographics............................................................................................................................ 4
unique marketing opportunity by participating in the 2010 NACFC.            General Meeting Information ............................................................................................................. 4
Your support will ensure the development of exceptional education
                                                                            Schedule of Events ............................................................................................................................................ 5
that is so critical to the mission we all share — improving the quality
of life for more than 70,000 people worldwide living with CF while          Exhibit Rules and Regulations .........................................................................................................6
striving toward the ultimate goal of finding a cure.                        Support Opportunities and Guidelines ............................................................................10
                                                                            Sessions, Conference Activities and Services
Benefits of Participation                                                   Available for Support..................................................................................................................................... 11
  • Considerable visibility at the world’s largest CF-focused educational   Registration and Housing Information ............................................................................. 15
    conference
                                                                            Hospitality Suites and Private Functions ..................................................................... 17
  • Exposure to nearly 3,500 of the most highly regarded, active and
                                                                            Contact for Information............................................................................................................................ 18
    influential members of the CF community — physicians, phar-
    macists, research coordinators, nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists,   Important Dates to Remember ..................................................................................................... 18
    dietitians, social workers, respiratory and physical therapists, as     Exhibit Hall Floor Plan................................................................................................................................ 19
    well as basic and clinical research scientists                          Forms
  • Opportunity to showcase your product(s) or service(s) to a broad        Click on the form name to open the list of attachments and double-click the form
    and diverse audience of decision makers                                 you want to open. This opens the form in a new window. These forms are also
                                                                            available by clicking on the Exhibitor/Supporter Service Center link on the NACFC
  • Support the CFF, and cystic fibrosis research and care                  Web site: www.nacfconference.org.
  • Complimentary listing in pre-conference and on-site meeting materials        Exhibitor/Supporter Contract
  • Access to all NACFC educational sessions (some restrictions apply)           Group Sub-block Request Form
  • Opportunity to host Industry-supported Satellite Seminars (ISS)
                                                                                 Corporate/Supporter Request for Function Space Form
Quick Fact!                                                                      Exhibitor/Supporter Registration Form
It pays to participate at the NACFC!                                              (Complimentary and Discounted only)
According to a study conducted by CEIR, Cost Effectiveness of Exhibition         Exhibit Only Personnel Registration Form
Participation, it costs an average of only $215 to make initial face-to-         Mailing List Guidelines and Application Form
face contact with a customer at an exhibition. Exhibition construction,          ISS Guidelines and Application Form
storage, exhibit space, transportation, salesperson salary and travel
expenses are included in this cost. A first meeting with a potential
customer in the field, without an exhibition lead, would cost $1,039.
                                                                                 NEW THIS YEAR!
How to Participate as an Exhibitor/
Supporter of the NACF Conference                                                 •     Showcase Theatre opportunities
  • Submit the Exhibitor/Supporter Contract, which can be accessed               •     Young Investigators’ poster sessions in Exhibit Hall
    through the Table of Contents or via the NACFC Web site,                     •     Expanded advertising and promotional opportunities
    www.nacfconference.org                                                       •     Lead retrieval system (contingent on support)
  • Contact us at nacfc@cff.org                                                  •     Extended dismantle hours
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                                                                     2009 EXHIBITOR AND
                                                                         SUPPORTER LIST




2009 NACFC Attendees in the Exhibit Hall



A-MED HEALTH CARE                          DYMEDSO, INC.                   NDRI
ABBOTT NUTRITION                           ELECTROMED, INC.                NEILMED
ACTIVAERO GMBH                             EURAND                          NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS
ALNARA                                     EXEMPLAR GENETICS               OUTCOME
AMBRY GENETICS                             FOUNDATION CARE                 PARI PHARMA
AMNIS CORPORATION                          GENEGO, INC.                    PARI RESPIRATORY
ATON PHARMA                                GENENTECH USA, INC.               EQUIPMENT, INC.
AXCAN PHARMA, INC.                         GENZYME GENETICS                PHARMACEUTICAL SPECIALTIES, INC.
BACVA                                      GILEAD SCIENCES, INC.           PHARMAXIS
BAYER HEALTHCARE                           GLAXOSMITHKLINE                 R1 TECHNOLOGY
CF PATIENT ASSISTANCE                      HILL-ROM                        RESPIRTECH
  FOUNDATION
                                           HOLOGIC, INC.                   SOLVAY PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
CF SERVICES, INC.
                                           INNOVISION, INC.                UNIV. OF MINNESOTA AMPLATZ
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL & CLINICS OF
                                           INSPIRE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.     CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
  MINNESOTA
                                           IVSOLUTIONS                     VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS
CLINICAL RESEARCH RESOURCES
                                           MILES FOR CF                    VITAFLO USA, LLC
DIGESTIVE CARE, INC.
DKBMED (JOHN HOPKINS UNIV.                 MORGAN SCIENTIFIC, INC.         WESCOR, INC.
  eCYSTIC FIBROSIS REVIEW)                 MPEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.      YASOO HEALTH, INC.
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                                                                                                   GENERAL MEETING
                                                                                                       INFORMATION

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation                                                   Baltimore Information
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), a non-profit            Located in the tidal portion of the Patapsco River and the Chesapeake
donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the            Bay, Baltimore sits almost in the center of the highly populated and
means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality         highly medical Mid-Atlantic region. Just hours from Philadelphia,
of life for those with the disease.                                          New York City, Boston and less than an hour from Washington, DC,
The Foundation is the leading organization in the United States devoted      this service-oriented city focuses greatly on health services and is home
to the cure and treatment of CF. It funds and accredits approximately        to 19 medical centers, including the world renowned Johns Hopkins
110 CF care centers, 95 adult care programs and 50 affiliate programs,       Hospital, along with Johns Hopkins University, one of the largest
and has 75 chapters and 56 branch offices nationwide.                        employers in the city’s workforce. This sizeable volume of medical
                                                                             professionals generates a positive impact on registration at the North
The CFF is one of the most efficient organizations of its kind. It has       American CF Conference.
received a four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity
Navigator and is an accredited charity of the Better Business Bureau's       The Baltimore Convention Center, situated in the Inner Harbor, is only
Wise Giving Alliance.                                                        minutes from the harbor itself, scant steps from city-wide public trans-
                                                                             portation and 20 minutes from the Baltimore Washington International
North American Cystic Fibrosis                                               Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). In October, the average temperature
                                                                             is a mild and pleasant 70 degrees. This locale is easy to find and get to for
Conference (NACFC)                                                           attendees and exhibitors alike, and is at the heart of “Independence City.”
The North American CF Conference is a collaborative forum to further
research for the treatment and cure of cystic fibrosis. The NACFC is
the primary opportunity to receive state-of-the-art, continuing medi-
cal education and learn about the latest products and services in CF
care. The educational elements of the meeting program are targeted
to physicians, nurses, social workers, nutritionists, dietitians, physical
and respiratory therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and research
scientists to share the latest research and advances in CF. The meeting
is held over three days and includes up to 60 CEU accredited sessions.

Program Responsibility
The content and faculty for the scientific program of educational ses-
sions and approval of all arrangements for hosted functions are the sole
responsibility of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the NACFC Program
Planning Committee and the accredited provider.
                                                                             Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland
Attendee Demographics                                                         2009 Attendee Demographics by Discipline
 Breakdown of 2009 Attendees by Geographic Location
                                                                             Respiratory & Physical Therapists – 9%              Ph.D. Basic Science – 11%
               United States: 76% – 2,684                                    Nutritionists/Dietitians – 6%                                   Nurses – 14%

               Canada: 8% – 264                                              Social Workers – 5%                                      M.D. Clinician – 29%

               All other countries: 17% – 607                                Other – 4%

                                                                             Pharmacists – 3%

                                                                             Research Coordinators/
                                                                             Technicians – 3%
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                                                                               SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

   WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20                                               FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22
   8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Special Classes                               7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.     Registration
   12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Short Course Registration                    7:30 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.     Exhibit Hall Open
                          Exhibitor/Supporter Registration             7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.     Poster Session II (Even numbers)
   1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Psychosocial Working Group                    7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.     Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibits
   3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Short Courses                                 9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.    Plenary Session II
   4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Poster Set-up                                 10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Coffee Break
                                                                       10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.   Symposium Session II
   THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21                                                12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.    Lunch Break/View Posters/Visit Exhibits
   6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.     Registration                              12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.    U.S. Program Directors’ Meetings
   6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Exhibitor/Supporter Registration          12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.    Patient Registry Coordinators Luncheon
   7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Physicians Grand Rounds                   12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.    Brown Bag Luncheons
   7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Caregivers Sessions by Discipline         2:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.     Workshop Session II
   9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Poster Set-up                             3:50 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.     Exhibit Hall Open
   9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.    Coffee Break                              4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.     Poster Session III (Odd numbers)
   10:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.   Workshop Session I                        4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.     Fellows Sessions
   11:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.    Poster Session I (All numbers)            4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.     Caregivers Sessions by Discipline
   11:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.    Cash Lunch/Visit Exhibits /View Posters   6:10 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.     Highlights for Young Investigators A & B
   11:50 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.    Exhibit Hall Open                         7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.     Speakers & Fellows Reception
   2:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.     Symposium Session I                       8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.    Related Interest & Study Group
   3:50 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.     Coffee Break                                                        Meetings
   4:20 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.     Plenary Session I
   6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.     Welcome Reception                         SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23
   8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.    Related Interest & Study Group            7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.     Registration
                             Meetings                                  7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.     Exhibit Hall Open
                                                                       7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.     Continental Breakfast/Informal
                                                                                                 Poster Viewing
                                                                       7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.     Rise ‘n Shine Roundtables
                                                                       7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.     Consultation Clinics
                                                                       9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.    Plenary Session III
                                                                       10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.   Coffee Break
                                                                       10:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   Symposium Session III
                                                                       12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.    Lunch Break/View Posters/
                                                                                                 Visit Exhibits
                                                                       12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.    Luncheon Roundtables
                                                                       12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.    Brown Bag Luncheons
                                                                       12:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.    U.S. Center & Program
                                                                                                 Directors Meeting
2009 NACFC Plenary Session
                                                                       2:30 p.m.                 Exhibit Hall Closes
                                                                       2:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.     Workshop Session III
                                                                       4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.     Caregivers Sessions by Discipline
                                                                       7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.    Closing Event

                                                                       CONFERENCE ADJOURNS
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                                                                                             EXHIBIT RULES AND
                                                                                                  REGULATIONS

Exhibit Management                                                          Tabletop Exhibits
Exhibit and support inquiries: E-mail: nacfc@cff.org Fax: 301-907-2563      Tabletop exhibits are equivalent to an 8' x 4' space. Items included with
                                                                            tabletop exhibits: blue carpet, 8' table, two chairs and a wastebasket.
Cynthia Adams, Director of Medical Meetings
                                                                            No pop-ups will be allowed without prior agreement. Electricity will
301-907-2546 (Exhibitor & Supporter Sales, Opportunities &
                                                                            not be available for tabletop exhibits. Tabletop exhibits are available for
Activities, Booth Assignments, Guidelines & Approvals)
                                                                            non-profit companies. For tabletop exhibit verification and pricing, please
Brooke Burge, Supervisor, Medical Meetings Logistics                        contact Exhibit Management.
301-907-2695 (Exhibitor & Supporter Function Space/Hospitality
Requests, ISS & Housing)                                                    Floor Covering
                                                                            Floor covering is mandatory for all exhibit booths and must cover the
Olesya Lamb, Supervisor, Medical Meetings Resources
                                                                            entire net square footage of contracted exhibit space. Exhibitors may
301-841-2672 (Exhibitor & Supporter Registration & General Assistance)
                                                                            use their own floor covering, carpet or hardwood, or order it from
Service Contractor                                                          GES. Order forms will be included in the Exhibitor Service Manual.
GES Global Experience Specialists (GES) is the official service con-        If carpeting is not installed by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, GES
tractor for the NACFC and reports to Exhibit Management. GES                will install carpet at the exhibitor’s expense.
will furnish each exhibitor with appropriate booth space (see below).       Booth Space Fees
All rental furnishings, sign and banner orders, exhibit services, booth     Standard booth size: 10' x 10'
cleaning, material handling and labor will be contracted through GES.
                                                                            Per square foot: $55.00 in-line, $58.00 corner, $62.00 island
Information regarding GES services, pricing and order forms are in
the Exhibitor Service Manual or at GES Online: www.ges.com/online.          For each standard 10' x 10' booth, two Exhibit Only badges will be
In early June, exhibitors will be e-mailed a link to a PDF version          provided.
of the Exhibitor Service Manual, and will also receive an e-mail            Booth fees and Exhibitor/Supporter Contract are due by June 1.
notification when GES Online is available. Information may also             All additional furnishings, decorations, floor covers, etc., will be at the
be obtained by contacting GES by phone at 800-475-2098 (domes-              expense of the exhibiting party.
tic), 702-515-5970 (international), GES by fax at 866-329-1437
(domestic) or 702-263-1520 (international), or GES online chat,             Booth Assignment
www.ges.com/chat. The GES National Service Center hours of operation        Booth assignments will be made in the order applications are received.
are 6:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PT. For information prior to availability of the    Exhibiting companies must complete the Exhibitor/Supporter
Exhibitor Service Manual, please contact Jennifer Murray, National          Contract and must include a check for payment in full in order to
Account Manager at jmurray@ges.com or via phone at 619-279-9733.            receive a booth assignment. Please submit the contract and deposit
                                                                            by June 1. Space will be assigned in descending order of the choices
Exhibit Booths                                                              indicated on the contract; if no choices are available, space will be
Exhibiting costs are the responsibility of the participating company.       assigned as appropriate.
All exhibitors are prohibited from placing any structures or materials
beyond the perimeters of their assigned booth space.                        Booth Confirmations
                                                                            Exhibitors will receive e-mail confirmation of space assignment(s) by
Standard and In-line Booths                                                 June 30.
A booth identification sign, approximately 7" high by 44" long, will
be provided for standard in-line booths and will be located at the top
of the back of the booth. The sign will display the company name and
booth number. Standard booths are 10' wide by 10' deep, with blue 8'
high draped back wall and blue 3' side rails. Corner booths will not have
side rails installed. Maximum height of in-line exhibits is 8'. Pop-up
or other modular booths used by exhibiting companies in standard
in-line booths cannot exceed the back wall and side wall dimensions.
Island Booths
Island booths must have access from all four sides and cannot be
larger than 30' x 30' unless prior approval has been granted by Exhibit
Management. Island booths must maintain a 30% see-through effect.
Booth height must not exceed 24' from the floor to highest point.
                                                                            2009 NACFC Poster Session in the Exhibit Hall
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                                                                                             EXHIBIT RULES AND
                                                                                                  REGULATIONS

  Installation and Dismantle of Exhibits                                      Exhibit Hall Schedule of Events
  Exhibitors must ensure that exhibits are set up and dismantled on time.     Location: Pratt Street Lobby, Baltimore Convention Center
  Any booth not set up on time will be removed from the floor, includ-
                                                                              Wednesday, October 20
  ing materials and equipment belonging to the exhibiting company.
  Any exhibit not dismantled on time by the responsible company will          12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibitor/Supporter Registration
  be removed by GES. In such cases, full labor and storage charges (if        Location: Halls D-F, Baltimore Convention Center
  applicable) will be assessed and billed to the exhibiting company. In       Thursday, October 21
  such instances, the CFF, GES nor the Baltimore Convention Center            6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Exhibitor/Supporter Registration
  will be responsible, and accept no liability for loss, damage or deterio-   11:50 a.m.             Exhibit Hall Open
  ration to any and all property belonging to the exhibiting company.         11:50 a.m. - 2:20 p.m. Lunch & Poster Session I
  Installation and dismantling times are subject to change. The CFF           4:15 p.m.              Exhibit Hall Close
  will notify exhibitors of any changes.
                                                                              Friday, October 22
  Installation                                                                7:30 a.m.                  Exhibit Hall Open
  Exhibitor installation will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20        7:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.      Breakfast & Poster Session II
  and may continue until 5:00 p.m. On Thursday, Oct. 21, exhibitors           12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.     Lunch
  may continue set up ONLY within the confines of their booth space(s).       1:50 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.      Exhibit Hall Close
  Booths must be completely assembled one hour prior to opening of            3:50 p.m.                  Exhibit Hall Open
  the Exhibit Hall. Exhibitors with over 300 square feet of booth space       4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.      Exhibit Hall Open & Poster Session III
  and requiring an early move-in on Tuesday, Oct. 19 should request it        6:10 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.      Young Investigators' Sessions
  through GES by Monday, Oct. 18.                                             7:00 p.m.                  Exhibit Hall Close
  Dismantle                                                                   Saturday, October 23
  Packing of equipment or literature and/or dismantling of exhibits           7:30 a.m.                  Exhibit Hall Open
  is not permitted until 2:31 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23. Exhibitors           7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.      Breakfast
  that begin dismantling early may jeopardize future booth space              12:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.     Lunch
  and advertising opportunities. Empty packaging/crate return will            2:30 p.m.                  Exhibit Hall Close
  commence on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 23. Carriers must be checked
  in by 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24. All exhibit material must be            Exhibit hours are subject to change. Exhibitors will be notified of any
  packed and ready for removal from the Exhibit Hall by 2:00 p.m.             changes as soon as possible.
  on Sunday, Oct. 24. Please note: GES Logistics is the official show         The hours of operation listed above are designed to give exhibiting
  carrier and will be on-site to assist with shipping needs. Additional       companies the maximum exposure possible. However, during certain
  information about GES Logistics will be included in the Exhibitor           conference sessions (except poster sessions), traffic in the exhibit area
  Service Manual.                                                             may be light. Exhibitors should reference the preliminary Schedule of
                                                                              Events on page 5 and plan their staff coverage accordingly. Exhibit booths
                                                                              must be adequately staffed during all open hall hours and activities.

                                                                              Guidelines for Display
                                                                              The CFF refers to the IAEE Guidelines for Display Rules and
                                                                              Regulations. Additional booth specification details will be included
                                                                              in the Exhibitor Service Manual.

                                                                              Sales
                                                                              The direct sale of merchandise, including food or beverages, for cash or
                                                                              credit in the Exhibit Hall is prohibited; however, orders may be taken.

                                                                              Subletting Space
                                                                              No exhibitor shall assign, sublet or apportion the whole or any part of
                                                                              their space or have representatives, equipment or materials from any
                                                                              company other than their own in the booth without written consent
                                                                              from Cynthia Adams, Director of Medical Meetings.
2009 NACFC Attendees in the Exhibit Hall
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                                                                                           EXHIBIT RULES AND
                                                                                                REGULATIONS

Conduct of Exhibits                                                        Utility Services and AV Equipment
Canvassing/Distributing Materials/Advertising                              All electrical, plumbing, telephone and internet services, telecommu-
Interviews, demonstrations, advertising of events or functions, and        nications, and AV equipment needs must be requested through the
distribution of literature or give-away items must be done within the      specified contractor for each type of service. Order forms for these
confines of the booth area assigned to the exhibitor. Canvassing or        services are included in the Exhibitor Service Manual.
distributing advertising material(s) outside the exhibitor’s own booth
is not permitted. Use of the CFF name, logo, and/or conference name
                                                                           Cancellations and Downsizing
                                                                           Exhibiting companies that need to cancel or reduce the size of their
is not permitted without the written consent of the CFF including,
                                                                           exhibit space are required to submit their request in writing. Official
but not limited to, “North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference,”
                                                                           cancel date will be in effect the date written notification is received.
“NACFC,” “CFF,” “Cystic Fibrosis Foundation,” and “24th Annual
                                                                           All cancellations or requests for a reduction in exhibit space must be
NACF Conference.”
                                                                           made in writing to Exhibit Management by August 15.
Product Samples/Promotional Items
Distribution of samples is not specifically prohibited, but may not be
                                                                           Cancellation
appropriate. Promotional items that will be distributed within exhibit       • Fifty percent of the total support/exhibit fee will be retained for
booths must be pre-approved. Exhibitors wishing to distribute items            cancellations received before August 16.
other than product samples or educational material(s) must submit            • One hundred percent of the total support/exhibit fee will be
a request in writing, along with a product description to Exhibit              retained for cancellations received on or after August 16.
Management by August 9.                                                    Downsizing
Food and Beverage                                                            • Full refunds will be granted for the amount of space downsized if
All food and/or beverages to be served, distributed or consumed on             written notice is received within five days of notification of booth
the premises of the Baltimore Convention Center (BCC) must be                  assignment.
contracted through Centerplate, the exclusive BCC catering company.          • One hundred percent of the total support/exhibit fee will be re-
Exhibitors wishing to distribute food and/or beverages of any kind             tained for downsizing requests received on or after August 16.
must submit a request in writing to Exhibit Management by August 9.
Note: Popcorn is not permitted in the Exhibit Hall.

Restriction of Exhibits
Exhibit Management reserves the right to: (a) reject for any reason,
without explanation, any exhibit application, company, product(s) or
service(s) for the NACFC; (b) reject, prohibit, restrict, or otherwise
require modification of any exhibit for any reason including literature,
displays, advertising, promotional items, conduct of persons, etc.; and
(c) evict or bar any exhibitor whose exhibit, materials, or conduct is
objectionable to Exhibit Management for any reason. The volume of
conversation, audio or audiovisual equipment or any other activity shall
be kept at levels that do not disturb or intrude upon nearby exhibitors
or other conference activities. Violation of any regulations on the part
of the exhibitor, its employees or agents shall void the right to occupy
space, and such exhibitor will forfeit to the CFF all monies that may
have been paid. The exhibitor shall pay all expenses and damages that
management may incur for purposes of eviction.

Furnishings and Decorations                                                2009 NACFC Attendees Heading to Symposium Sessions
Exhibitors may rent furnishings and decorations from GES or provide
their own.
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                                                                                               EXHIBIT RULES AND
                                                                                                    REGULATIONS

Compliance With Laws and Regulations                                          Liability and Indemnification
Exhibitors must comply with all laws, by-laws, regulations, policies,         Exhibitor assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to pro-
ordinances, resolutions, and agreements of or with the Baltimore              tect, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the CFF, the Baltimore
Convention Center, the city of Baltimore, and the state of Maryland. In       Convention Center, GES and their directors, officers, employees, agents,
addition, exhibitors will comply with the regulations of the local unions     parents and subsidiaries against all actions, claims, losses, and damages
having jurisdiction at the Baltimore Convention Center. Materials used        to persons or property. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the CFF, its
in all parts of exhibit construction, together with all curtains, draperies   directors, officers, agents, and employees, separately or collectively, GES
and other decorative material must be flameproof as prescribed by the         or the BCC, its directors, officers, agents, and employees, separately
fire ordinances currently in effect in Maryland. All national and local       or collectively, will accept responsibility for any damage to, or the loss
fire laws and ordinances with respect to materials, electrical wiring         or destruction of, an exhibit or the property of an exhibitor, its agents
and other substances must be strictly observed. Exhibits are subject          or employees, or the death or injury of any person employed by the
to inspection by appropriate officials before opening and at any time         exhibitor or for whom the exhibitor is responsible or over whom the
during the event to ensure compliance. No combustible material such           exhibitor has control from fire, theft, or accidents or other causes of
as crepe paper, tissue paper, pine boughs or leafy adornments will be         any kind. All claims for any such loss, damage, destruction, death, or
allowed at any time. All packaging containers, excelsior and wrapping         injury is expressly waived by exhibitor.
paper must be removed from the floor and must not be stored under
tables or behind displays. Open flames, gasoline, kerosene, or other
flammable or explosive substances are not permitted in the exhibit area.

Security
The CFF will provide 24-hour security service during the entire
exhibit period including installation and dismantle. The CFF will
not be responsible for the loss of any material for any cause and urges
exhibitors to exercise normal precautions to discourage loss due to
theft or any other cause. Neither the CFF nor the BCC is liable for
exhibitor property.




                                                                              2009 NACFC Attendees at the CFF Clinical Research Resources Booth in the Exhibit Hall




2009 NACFC Poster Session in the Exhibit Hall




   Get the most out of your 2010 NACFC experience – take advantage of the
     NACFC Support Opportunities and further increase your visibility!
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                                                                           SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                  AND GUIDELINES

Maximize Your Company’s Visibility at the NACFC!
The CFF appreciates the significant role and contributions of our corpo-
rate supporters/exhibiting companies toward the success of the NACFC.       Gold: $105,999 – $50,000
The CFF is committed to assisting corporate supporters/exhibiting                •   Gold lapel pin with 2010 NACFC logo
companies with meeting their business goals at the NACFC by creat-               •   Four complimentary general conference registrations*
ing a wide variety of exciting support opportunities. Listed herein              •   Three general conference registrations at discounted rate*
are opportunities designed to meet the diverging needs of NACFC                  •   Ten complimentary Exhibit Only badges
supporters/exhibiting companies based on their individual policies
and objectives. The CFF is also eager to discuss new ideas or other
suggestions that will aid your company in meeting its goals. To discuss     Silver: $49,999 – $15,000
new or existing support opportunities, please contact Cynthia Adams,
Director of Medical Meetings, at 301-907-2546 or cadams@cff.org.                 •   Silver lapel pin with 2010 NACFC logo
                                                                                 •   Two complimentary general conference registrations
 All support fees count toward a support level and                               •   Two general conference registrations at discounted rate
                                                                                 •   Three complimentary Exhibit Only badges
 include the following:
      • Recognition in the Preliminary Program*
      • Recognition in the Final Program                                    Corporate: $14,999 – $5,500
      • Recognition on the NACFC Web site
      • Recognition in the supplement to Pediatric Pulmonology                   • One complimentary general conference registration*
        publication                                                              • One general conference registration at discounted rate*
      • Recognition on on-site signage/entrance unit                             • Two complimentary Exhibit Only badges
      • Attendee mailing list opportunity
      • Complimentary Exhibit Only badges
   *If support is secured on or before June 22, 2010                        Non-profit/Junior Contributor: $3,000 – $5,499
   Additional/enhanced benefits are listed under the specific                    • Two complimentary Exhibit Only badges
   support level and/or activity.
                                                                             *If registration is received on or before June 22, 2010

 Platinum: $200,000 and Up                                                 Regulatory Requirements and
                                                                           Professional Codes
      • Platinum lapel pin with 2010 NACFC logo                            The NACFC strictly adheres to Accreditation Council for Continuing
      • Six complimentary general conference registrations*                Medical Education (ACCME) regulations to provide continuing edu-
      • Five general conference registrations at discounted rate*          cation units for most sessions. ACCME regulations require specific
      • Special acknowledgement/company logo in Preliminary*               measures to maintain accreditation, some of which pertain to industry
        and Final Programs                                                 support. PhRMA and AdvaMed have developed voluntary guidelines
      • Fifteen complimentary Exhibit Only badges                          principal to industry’s marketing relationships with healthcare profes-
                                                                           sionals. Please check with your company’s regulatory or compliance
                                                                           department before applying for support opportunities.
 Diamond: $106,000 – $199,999
                                                                           Right of First Refusal
      • Diamond lapel pin with 2010 NACFC logo                             Through June 1, the previous year’s supporter is given the option of
      • Five complimentary general conference registrations*               confirming support of the same function in the current year before
      • Four general conference registrations at discounted rate*          support of that function can be offered to another organization.
      • Special acknowledgement/company logo in Preliminary*
        and Final Programs
      • Twelve complimentary Exhibit Only badges
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                                                                                  SESSIONS, CONFERENCE
                                                                                ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES
                                                                                 AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT

Educational Sessions                                                            Short Courses
The NACFC has been designed to educate physicians and allied health             Wednesday, October 20
professionals on recent advances in basic and clinical research related         Choose from any one or more 4-hour mini-courses ranging in size
to CF and to discuss issues, problems and new approaches to the                 from 40-120 people each. Short Courses are designed to instruct
diagnosis and clinical management of CF patients. The conference is             and provide focused education about a specific subject matter. Three
directed to physicians, other healthcare professionals and researchers          refreshment breaks are offered during the courses.
involved in the CF field.                                                       $25,000 each course
Educational Grant Support Guidelines                                              1 Nutrition: Taking CF Nutrition to the Next Level: Advanced
Application will be made for CME for most sessions. Educational                     Concepts & Practical Applications (M. Brotherwood,
grant support is accepted after the conference sessions are programmed.             K. Stephenson)
Educational grants are used to help offset session costs, such as speaker         2 SW/Psych: Got Boundaries? Establishing Healthy Relationships
honoraria and expenses, session catering, audio/visual equipment,                   with Patients (K. Boren, L. Gunter)
syllabus/handout production, as well as to contribute to the overall              3 Nursing: Beyond Nuts & Bolts: CF Care Strategies for Maintaining
financial viability of the conference. In accordance with its strict                Pulmonary Health & Managing Pulmonary Complications
adherence to the essentials and standards for the ACCME, control of                 (R. Brown, S. VandenBranden)
the development and operation of all NACFC educational sessions                   4 Clinical: Advanced Medical Management for Adults with CF
are through the joint sponsorship of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation                 (P. Anderson)
and Medical Education Resources (MER). MER is accredited by the                   5 Clinical: Expanding the Culture of Research Through
ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.                       Communication, Influence & Negotiation (S. Carlebach)
No corporate or product-specific advertisements, invitations to events            6 Clinical: Management of CF-related Diabetes (C. Brunzell, M.
or promotional literature are permitted in conference educational                   Wood)
sessions. Additionally, companies may not engage in any activity to               7 Clinical: CF Newborn Screening and Care Quality Improvement
promote attendance to specific sessions.                                            (M. Rosenfeld, K. Sabadosa, J. Thompson)
Educational Session Signage Will be as Follows:                                   8 Nursing: Working Effectively w/Challenging Patients/Families:
This session (course) is supported by an educational grant from (company            Perspectives from the Front Lines, Case Studies, Interventions
name). Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Cystic Fibrosis                    (A. Randag, P. Walder)
Foundation (CFF) take responsibility for the content and scientific integrity     9 Clinical: Applied CF Research: Pathways to a Cure (M. Krouse)
of this CME activity. All conference sessions are controlled by MER and
the CFF and are free of the control of commercial interests.                    Special Classes
A letter of agreement is required with MER for support of the educa-            Wednesday, October 20
tional sessions that will offer CME.                                            Special Classes are 8-hour courses focusing on training and targeted
                                                                                instruction on a specific area of interest. The audience size ordinarily
Plenary Sessions                                                                ranges from 40-120 people. Select any one or more of the courses. Two
Thursday, October 21 – Saturday October 23                                      coffee breaks and lunch are provided during the classes.
Align your company name with one or each of the keynote topics. Plenary         $35,000 each class
sessions are an NACFC highlight and can draw up to 3,000 attendees.               1 PT/RT: Physiotherapy Techniques for Infants (L. Lannefors, M.
$40,000 each session                                                                McIlwaine, F. Van Ginderdeuren)
  1 Pipeline: Airway Surface Liquid Modulation (E. Sorscher)                      2 Nursing: Nuts & Bolts of CF Care (E. Bryson, L. Feenan)
  2 Animal Models (M. Welsh)                                                      3 Clinical: Boot Camp for the CF Pharmacist (M. Anstead, C. Lee)
  3 Transforming CF Healthcare: Partnerships for Life (D. Berwick,                4 RT/PT: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Evaluation & Treatment
    B. Marshall, K. Sabadosa)                                                       (D. Sandalcidi)
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                                                                                                                                    SESSIONS, CONFERENCE
                                                                                                                                  ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES
                                                                                                                                   AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT

Symposia and Workshop Sessions                                                                                                    Roundtable Breakfast or Luncheon................................................... $40,000
Thursday, October 21 – Saturday, October 23
                                                                                                                                  These very popular roundtable discussion sessions (non-CME) routinely
These sessions offer the latest information on basic scientific research,                                                         draw 1,000 attendees. Recognition: Prominent signage displayed.
clinical research, clinical trials and practices, behavioral aspects of CF                                                        Napkins and beverage cups with company or product logo may be
and other areas of current interest. There are 21 symposia and 30                                                                 provided.
workshop sessions from which to choose. Average attendance ranges                                                                 Coffee Breaks ..................................................................... $40,000 (each break)
from 150-1,000 people, depending on the subject. Contact Cynthia                                                                  Morning and afternoon coffee breaks are provided to all NACFC
Adams, Director of Medical Meetings, for specific topics.                                                                         attendees before and after NACFC sessions. Recognition: Prominent
$20,000 each session; $35,000 for two sessions                                                                                    signage on and around food and beverage stations. Napkins and bever-
                                                                                                                                  age cups with company logo may be provided.
Corporate Branding Opportunities
On-line Scientific Session Content Library ................................$125,000                                               Itinerary Planner Web Site ....................................................................... $30,000
The NACFC Content Library (NCL) contains the NACFC scientific                                                                     Attendees use this interactive site to plan and print their conference
                                                                                                                                  schedule. The itinerary planner opens approximately one month prior


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presentations with audio synch-to-slide technology. All fully registered
NACFC attendees receive complimentary access to the NCL (new this                                                                 to the NACFC. All attendees will have complimentary access to the
year). Recognition: Company logo displayed on the NACFC Content                                                                   planner and a link to the site is delivered to attendees who have regis-
Library Web site. Each year’s content is accessible on the NCL for a                                                              tered before the pre-registration cut-off date. Recognition: Company
minimum of three years for abundant exposure for your company.                                                                    logo prominently placed on the Itinerary Planner Web site prior to
                                                                                                                                  the meeting as well as on-site.
Message Center ...............................................................................................$110,000
Display your company logo on 25+ Message Center terminals. The                                                                    Presentation Management System ....................................................... $15,000
Message Center is a central hub for NACFC activity. Attendees can                                                                 All faculty participating in the NACFC will post their presentations
access their NACFC itineraries, view and print NACFC materials, and                                                               on this Web site prior to the conference. This site opens approximately
print airline boarding passes. A banner with your company logo will                                                               two months prior to the NACFC. Recognition: Company logo on the
also be provided as a backdrop. Your company may provide mouse                                                                    presentation management system Web site.
pads for additional exposure.                                                                                                     Flags for Program                ..........................................................................................   $12,000



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Tote Bags .............................................................................................................$100,000   Provide company or product branded self-stick flags for bookmark-
Tote bags will be distributed to every fully registered participant. The                                                          ing special sessions or times in their program. Will be distributed in
NACFC tote bags will contain the Final Program and other meeting                                                                  conference tote bags to each registered attendee.


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materials vital to conference participation. Attendees will use the bags                                                          Faculty Lounge            ......................................................................   $10,000 (each day)

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on-site to carry conference essentials like water bottles, notepads,
pens, business cards, laptops, and other accessories. Conference totes
are the favorite “take-home” item among participants for use in their
                                                                                                                                  Treat more than 300 NACFC faculty members to light refreshments
                                                                                                                                  while gaining exposure for your company by supporting the NACFC
                                                                                                                                  faculty lounge.
daily routines. Place your company logo on the bag for recognition.
                                                                                                                                  Directional Signage.................................................................... $8,500 (per sign)
Jump Drive ........................................................................................................... $60,000    Your company logo will be displayed on the base of the directional
A jump drive containing materials such as the participant list and                                                                signage at the BCC. Signage will be placed in highest traffic areas.
session handouts, will replace paper inserts in the tote bags. Jump
                                                                                                                                  Young Investigators Awards                             .......................................................................   $5,000
drives will be provided to every fully registered attendee. Recognition:
                                                                                                                                  This new session (non-CME) will highlight the abstracts of young
Company logo on the jump drive.

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                                                                                                                                  investigators in the area of basic and clinical sciences. The top five
Water Bottle Station ...................................................................................... $40,000               abstracts in each category will be chosen for a 5-10 minute oral pre-


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Your company can provide bottles of water labeled with your company                                                               sentation at special sessions held in the NACFC Exhibit Hall. Awards
logo. Water bottles will be placed in strategic areas throughout the                                                              will be given furnished by your company name or product.
convention center.
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                                                                                                                                    SESSIONS, CONFERENCE
                                                                                                                                  ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES
                                                                                                                                   AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT

                                                                                                                                  Reusable Water Bottle for Tote Bags ............................................... $40,000



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    Advance your company’s goals and increase                                                                                     Show your company’s commitment to “green” with your company or
    company and/or product visibility by participating
    in support opportunities at the NACFC!                                                                                                                S
                                                                                                                                  product logo printed on refillable water bottles that are distributed to
                                                                                                                                  all NACFC attendees in each tote bag.
                                                                                                                                  Poster Session/Exhibit Hall Hospitality ........................................... $45,000
                                                                                                                                  Provide complimentary beverages for all attendees in the Exhibit Hall
Corporate or Product Branding                                                                                                     during Thursday's lunch poster session or provide a complimentary
                                                                                                                                  continental breakfast Friday or Saturday. Recognition: Prominent
Opportunities                                                                                                                     signage with company or product logo on and around food and bev-
Closing Event....................................................................................................$150,000         erage stations. Napkins and beverage cups with company or product
Support from multiple companies welcome.                                                                                          logo may be provided.
Culminating the conference week, this trendy dinner dance event                                                                   Baggage & Coat Check/Luggage Tags .............................................. $38,000
typically draws up to 2,000 people. By supporting this event your                                                                 Provide complimentary baggage and coat check for all conference
organization will have lasting visibility. Recognition: Prominent sig-


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                                                                                                                                  attendees and gain high visibility for your company at the NACFC
nage and banner at event and on food and beverage stations. Napkins                                                               and for years to come. Included with the baggage and coat check sup-
and beverage cups with company or product logo may be provided
for beverage stations.
Welcome Reception.....................................................................................$150,000
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                                                                                                                                  port, a luggage tag will be attached to all attendee registration bags.
                                                                                                                                  Each attendee who visits the baggage and coat check will also receive
                                                                                                                                  a luggage tag bearing your company logo. Recognition: Prominent
Support from multiple companies welcome.                                                                                          signage near baggage and coat check area as well as throughout the
This most popular networking event is a great way to set the pace for                                                             convention center.
company exposure at the NACFC. Food, beverage and entertainment                                                                   • Baggage & Coat Check Only .............................................................. $25,000
                                                                                                                                  • Luggage Tags Only ..................................................................................... $18,000
make this event a must for more than 2,500 attendees. Recognition:
Prominent signage and banner displayed at the event and on food                                                                   Showcase Theatres ..............................................................$5,000 (per session)
and beverage stations. Napkins and beverage cups with company or                                                                  Scheduled in the Exhibit Hall over lunch to maximize attendance,
product logo may be provided.                                                                                                     20-minute product theatres will give attendees a chance to learn
WiFi Lounge ......................................................................................................... $60,000     the most recent developments about your company or products.
Attendees will enjoy a comfortable and convenient setting to wirelessly                                                           Presentations are non-CME and must remain within product label-
connect to their laptop or PDA. Located in the Exhibit Hall, the                                                                  ing. A small riser, whiteboard, lectern and handheld microphone will


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lounge-style setting is an extremely popular gathering and networking                                                             be provided; all other equipment must be arranged and paid for by

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spot. Recognition: Banner; signage throughout the lounge area with
company or product logo; and link to company Web site. Companies
can expand recognition by providing refreshments in the lounge.
                                                                                                                                  the supporting company. Contact Brooke Burge at 301-907-2695 for
                                                                                                                                  scheduling opportunities.


Power Bar.............................................................................................................. $50,000
Attendees will stop to recharge at the very popular Power Bar. Power
is available to charge a variety of hand-held electronics such as multi-
media devices, cell phones and PDAs. This station will be equipped
with various charging connectors designed to fit most small electronic
devices. Surge protectors for charging laptops will also be available.
Recognition: Prominent signage on and around the power station,
company or product logo on each charging unit. Companies can
expand recognition by providing refreshments at the “bar.”




                                                                                                                                  2009 NACFC Plenary Session, Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
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                                                                                                                              SESSIONS, CONFERENCE
                                                                                                                            ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES
                                                                                                                             AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT

Registration Hospitality ............................................................................... $35,000            Pen for Tote Bag .............................................................................................. $10,000



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Provide complimentary beverages and snacks for all attendees as they                                                        Something everyone needs, but seem to lose just as quickly. Your
register on Wednesday. Recognition: Prominent signage on and around                                                         company or product logo will be printed on a pen and included in
food and beverage stations. Napkins and beverage cups with company                                                          the tote bags for all NACFC attendees.
or product logo may be provided.                                                                                            Headquarter Hotel Monitors .............................. Contact CFF for Pricing
Badge Lanyard ................................................................................................... $35,000   The Hilton Baltimore will serve as headquarter hotel and the hub
All NACFC attendees are required to wear a badge at all times during                                                        for ancillary NACFC activities. Gain visibility for your company by


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the conference. Gain high visibility for your company by supporting                                                         placing your advertisement on the hotel monitors. For pricing and
the badge lanyards (fabric necklaces worn by all attendees throughout                                                       details, write to nacfc@cff.org or call Brooke Burge at 301-907-2695.
the event).
Map of Baltimore/Program-At-A-Glance ....................................... $30,000
Pocket-sized conference guide with session schedule, city highlights


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such as restaurants, shopping, and Official Conference Hotels. These
guides will be distributed to every attendee in their tote bag. Recog-
nition: Company or product logo will be prominently placed on map.
Notepads for Tote Bags ............................................................................... $30,000
Help make note taking easy by providing a notepad to each NACFC
attendee. Your company or product logo will be printed on the notepads
and distributed with the tote bags to all participants.
Water Cooler Station..................................................................................... $25,000
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locations throughout the convention center. Make a “green” state-
ment by providing support for these refillable water cooler stations.
Recognition: Company or product logo on the conference Web site
and signage at each water cooler.
Mints for Tote Bags ........................................................................................ $15,000
Have your company or product logo printed on silver tins filled with                                                        2009 NACFC Registration Hospitality, Coffee Break
gourmet mints. Tins will be provided in conference tote bags to all
NACFC attendees.
Faculty Lounge .......................................................................... $10,000 (per day)
Treat over 300 NACFC faculty members to light refreshments while gaining                                                        Attendee mailing list rental is available; please see
exposure for your company by supporting the NACFC faculty lounge.                                                               Mailing List Guidelines and Application Form, which
                                                                                                                                can be accessed through the Table of Contents or via
                                                                                                                                the NACFC Web site, www.nacfconference.org.




                                                                                                                                For information about hosting an ISS, please see
                                                                                                                                ISS Guidelines and Application Form which can be
                                                                                                                                accessed through the Table of Contents or via the
                                                                                                                                NACFC Web site, www.nacfconference.org.




2009 NACFC Attendees During Plenary Session
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                                                                                      REGISTRATION AND
                                                                                   HOUSING INFORMATION

Registration Information                                                      Support                                  Number of Complimentary
The Exhibitor/Supporter Registration forms must be completed                  Level                                      Exhibit Only Badges
and returned to the CFF by August 31. The necessary forms can be
                                                                              Platinum                                                 15
accessed through the Table of Contents on page 2 of this Prospectus
and are also available by clicking on the Exhibitor/Supporter Service         Diamond                                                  12
Center link on the NACFC Web site: www.nacfconference.org. All                Gold                                                     10
Exhibitors/Supporters registering as Exhibit Only personnel or                Silver                                                    3
using the allotted complimentary or discounted registrations must             Corporate                                                 2
use these forms to register. All additional Exhibitor/Supporter
company registrations should be made through the NACFC Web                    Non-profit/Junior Contributor                             2
site after general registration opens on July 26.                             Additional Exhibit Only badges may be purchased for $100 each
General Registration
                                                                                                                           7/26-        8/27-     Effective
In accordance with support levels, supporters may be allotted a certain       Registration Types                           8/26         9/20        9/21
number of complimentary and discounted ($100 off ) general confe-
rence registrations. Educational credit will be offered for company           General Conference Registration
representatives who register through the NACFC Web site or by using           (M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., MED,                   $525         $575         $725
                                                                              Exhibitor Reps.)
the allotted complimentary or discounted general registration fees.
                                                                              Allied Health Professionals (Pharm.D.,
Limited Attendance Sessions                                                   Nutritionists, Nurses, Therapists)
                                                                                                                           $425         $475         $625
Supporter company representatives with scientific degrees who register
for the general conference may attend Limited Attendance sessions             Non-exhibiting Company Reps.                 $650         $700         $850
(i.e., Short Courses, Special Classes, Consultation Clinics, Roundtables,     Additional Exhibit Only Badges               $100         $100         $100
and Brown Bag Luncheons). To register for these sessions, individuals
must contact us at nacfc@cff.org by August 31. Limited Attendance             Limited Attendance Sessions
sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served space availability basis.   (available for General & Allied Health Professionals registration types ONLY)
Sales and marketing representatives may not register for or attend            Special Classes                              $250         $300         $350
Limited Attendance Sessions.
                                                                              Short Courses                                $150         $200         $250
Exhibit Only Personnel
Each exhibiting company is entitled to a specific number of compli-           Closing Event and Conference Proceedings
mentary Exhibit Only badges corresponding to the support level chart
below. Exhibit company personnel who are attending the NACFC                  Closing Event tickets and Conference Proceedings Publications are
solely to staff exhibits during move-in, show hours and/or move-out           NOT included in the registration fees for complimentary and dis-
will be issued official Exhibit Only badges, which must be worn to            counted Exhibitors/Supporters, as well as Exhibit Only personnel.
gain admittance to the Exhibit Hall. All Exhibit Only badges will be          These items can be purchased for $100 each by selecting the appro-
produced based on information provided on the registration forms.             priate space(s) on the registration form.
Additional Exhibit Only badges will not be produced on-site, for
any reason. Exhibit Only personnel are not permitted to attend                Online Content
NACFC sessions or functions and will not receive a conference                 All attendees with a full registration (not one-day or Exhibit Only)
bag or other materials that are offered for other types of registra-          will receive complimentary access to online content from the NACFC
tions. Please ensure that company representatives understand these            scientific sessions via the NACFC Content Library (NCL).
regulations prior to their arrival at the conference.
                                                                              Special Educational NCL Access to presentations from Short Courses
All exhibiting companies are entitled to two Exhibit Only badges.             and Special Classes is also available for an additional fee. To pre-order
Companies providing additional/other support are entitled to Exhibit          Special Educational NCL Access, interested complimentary and
Only badges as noted on the grid.                                             discounted Exhibitors/Supporters and Exhibit Only personnel must
                                                                              contact us at nacfc@cff.org. Company representatives registering through
                                                                              the NACFC Web site will be able to order the Special Educational
                                                                              NCL Access when they register.
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                                                                                                                                                                      REGISTRATION AND
                                                                                                                                                                   HOUSING INFORMATION

Hotel Reservations
Individual
Hotel reservations for individual representatives must be made through
the Housing Bureau beginning July 26. All reservations must be
guaranteed with a credit card. Complete instructions and the Housing
Bureau’s contact information are included herein. The cut-off date to
reserve a room at the conference rate is September 17. We appreciate
your cooperation in reserving rooms for your representatives at one of
the Official Conference Hotels.
Sub-blocks
Requests for sub-blocks at the Official Conference Hotels must be
approved by the CFF. Sub-block requests can be made by filling out
the enclosed Group Sub-block Request Form, due by September 1.
Company name and contact information, the number of rooms desired,
and the arrival/departure dates must be provided. Any company that has
been granted approval for a sub-block will receive an acknowledgement                                                                                        Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland
from the NACFC Housing Bureau outlining terms and conditions,
the policies regarding rooming list deadlines, timeframe for payment,
name change rules, cancellations, etc.
Official Conference Hotels and Rates
All rates are quoted in U.S. dollars for a single individual and do
not include applicable taxes, surcharges, or extra person charges.
Hilton Baltimore (Headquarter Hotel) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $224
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $224
Days Inn Inner Harbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $129
Hampton Inn Baltimore – Downtown – Convention Center . . . . . . $149
Holiday Inn – Inner Harbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $139
Hotel Monaco Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $189
Hyatt Regency Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $220
InterContinental Harbor Court Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $189                                             Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $224
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200




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                                                                               HOSPITALITY SUITES AND
                                                                                   PRIVATE FUNCTIONS

                                                                               production. Arrangements for distribution of such materials are the
                                                                               exhibitor’s responsibility and must be made with each individual hotel
                                                                               (after CFF approval). No signs, pamphlets, flyers, etc., promoting
                                                                               such activities will be allowed in the public areas of the Baltimore
                                                                               Convention Center except in your own exhibit booth. (See also Exhibit
                                                                               Rules and Regulations: Conduct of Exhibits.) Materials advertising
                                                                               such activities will not be placed in registration packets or at the
                                                                               NACFC registration desk.
                                                                               Corporate/Supporter Function Hours
                                                                               Available times for corporate/supporter functions are as follows:
                                                                               Tuesday, October 19 .......................................................................5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
                                                                               Wednesday, October 20*                               .........................................................  7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
2009 NACFC Poster Session in the Exhibit Hall                                  Thursday, October 21                      ...................................................................   8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Companies wishing to hold functions in conjunction with the NACFC              Friday, October 22               ............................................................................   8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
must first obtain CFF approval. Only companies that have attained              *Limited space may be available 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday
NACFC Exhibitor/Supporter status and paid all applicable fees will
                                                                                  • Corporate functions must adhere to CFF regulations and may
be allowed to reserve and operate hospitality suites or host private
                                                                                    not conflict with NACFC programming.
functions in any of the Official Conference Hotels. The CFF is hold-
ing limited function space at the Hilton Baltimore for corporate and              • Companies hosting corporate functions are responsible for all
affiliate events. Function space requests at alternate Official Conference          costs associated with services ordered (i.e., catering, AV, Internet
Hotels may require additional assessment.                                           use, entertainment, etc.).
                                                                                  • Space for affiliate group functions is available on a first-come,
The availability of suites and function space held for CFF and affiliated
                                                                                    first-served basis during the above dates and times ONLY.
functions is limited and not guaranteed. Requests will be handled on
a first-come, first-served basis. A list of Official Conference Hotels is      Industry-supported Satellite Seminars (ISS)
provided on page 16.                                                           The CFF is pleased to provide a venue for Industry-supported Satellite
                                                                               Seminars in conjunction with the NACF Conference. An ISS refers to
All companies interested in hosting a function or in reserving a hospitality   any educational activity, which is independently organized and offered
suite should submit the Corporate/Supporter Request for Function Space         by another organization requested to be held in conjunction with the
Form by July 16. Questions should be directed to the CFF either by e-mail at   NACFC. This includes, but is not limited to, any educational activity
nacfc@cff.org or by calling 301-907-2695.                                      that carries Continuing Medical Education credit not sponsored by the
All food and/or beverages to be served in hospitality suites or at             CFF. Organizations interested in holding an ISS program must submit
functions held in meeting space must be arranged through the hotel.            a written application to the CFF by July 16. For more information
No food or beverages of any kind may be brought into an Official               about hosting an ISS, contact nacfc@cff.org.
Conference Hotel for this purpose.
Organizations that have been granted approval for a hospitality suite
or been allocated meeting space for a private function will receive a
contract from the hotel detailing food, beverage, audio visual and/or
other services the hotel will provide. Payment for suites and private
functions is the responsibility of the booking company. Booking a
hospitality suite or function space constitutes agreement that your
company will be responsible for any damages incurred by your guests,
invitees, employees, independent contractors, or other agents under
your control.
The advertisement of activities to be held in hospitality suites or meet-
ing rooms may be done through distribution of individual invitations,
printed flyers, and the like (i.e., room drops) at all Official Conference
Hotels. Promotion and marketing items that will be distributed
to NACFC attendees must be pre-approved by the CFF prior to
                                                                               2009 NACFC Closing Event
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                                                                                       IMPORTANT DATES
                                                                                          TO REMEMBER

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
NOW                             Apply to Exhibit
June 2010                       Exhibitor Manual Available Online

June 1, 2010                    Exhibitor/Supporter Contract and Deposit Due

                                Right of First Refusal Deadline for Prior Year Supporters

June 30, 2010                   E-mail Confirmations for Booth Space Assignments

July 16, 2010                   Corporate/Supporter Function Space Requests Due
                                ISS Applications Due

July 26, 2010                   General Registration Opens

                                Housing Bureau Opens

August 9, 2010                  Product Distribution Requests Due

August 15, 2010                 Cancellations or Request for Space Reduction in Exhibit Space Due

August 31, 2010                 Completed Exhibitor/Supporter Registrations Due

                                Limited Attendance Session Notifications Due

September 1, 2010               Group Sub-block Requests Due

September 17, 2010              Non-group (Individual) Housing Reservation Deadline

October 20, 2010                Exhibit Hall Set-up

October 21, 2010                Exhibit Hall Opens




                                   ANNOUNCING FUTURE
                             NORTH AMERICAN CF CONFERENCES
                                                         Sponsored by
                                       The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
                                        Anaheim, California — November 3-5, 2011
                                          Orlando, Florida — October 11-13, 2012




                            CONTACT FOR INFORMATION
                     Questions regarding company participation in the NACF Conference should be directed to
                             Cynthia Adams, Director of Medical Meetings, via e-mail at nacfc@cff.org,
                                     By telephone at 301-907-2546 or by fax at 301-907-2563
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       EXHIBIT HALL FLOOR PLAN
                            As of April 19


BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER – HALLS E-F

                             Please Note:

                             • Standard booth
                               size is 10' x 10'
                             • Island booths
                               can be no larger
                               than 30' x 30'
                               without prior
                               approval from
                               the CFF
                             • Please contact
                               Exhibit
                               Management
                               for information
                               about tabletop
                               exhibits




                             Events in
                             Exhibit Hall

                             • Continental
                               Breakfasts
                             • All Poster
                               Sessions –
                               Thursday &
                               Friday
                             • Refreshment
                               Breaks
                             • Cash Lunches
                             • Young
                               Investigators'
                               Poster Sessions
                             • Showcase
                               Theatre

				
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