Thank you for your generous support of SINI 2016. Below is some helpful information to help make the conference as easy as possible for our exhibitors and sponsors. If you have any questions, contact Sonia Smith at, or by phone at 410-706-3768.

Important Deadlines

June 15 Due date for program advertisement graphics
June 15 Due date for website and resource guide logos
June 30 Last chance to register exhibitor booth personnel
July 15 Shipments can begin arriving at the School of Nursing
July 21 SINI Exhibitor Luncheon (12:45-2:45 p.m.)

SINI Exhibitor Luncheon: Thursday, July 21

The Exhibitor Luncheon takes place at the UMSON Lobby. The schedule for this event follows:

  • Exhibitor registration: 9 a.m.-noon
  • Exhibit setup: 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Exhibit hours: 12:45-2:45 p.m.
  • Tear down: 3 p.m.

Booth representatives should arrive at the School of Nursing no later than 11:30 a.m., Thursday, July 21, to allow time to pick up the badges for the afternoon.

SINI Program Ad Artwork Specifications

  • Full Page (bleed): 8.5"w X 11"h (make sure your ad has 1/8" bleed area all around)
  • Full Page (non-bleed): 7.5”w x 10”h
  • Half Page Horizontal: 7.5”w x 4.875h” 
  • Quarter Page: 3.5”w x 4.875”h

Program ads must be submitted in one of the following formats:

  • High resolution PDF - all graphics, images, and logos must be a minimum of 300 dpi resolution.
  • Adobe Illustrator - EPS (preferred), TIFF, or JPG with all type converted to outlines. Minimum 300 dpi resolution.

Shipping Information for Exhibitor Materials

If you plan to ship exhibit materials, please email in advance with the number of boxes you are shipping.

Exhibitor materials may be shipped directly to the University of Maryland School of Nursing, for arrival beginning Friday, July 15. Ship all items, with your company name on each box, to:

Sonia Smith
University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 W. Lombard Street, Room 311G
Baltimore, MD 21201

If you require return shipping, you must bring all necessary paperwork/labels and call your carrier to arrange your pick up from the School of Nursing loading dock the next day. Everyone must bring their items to the loading dock following breakdown; our volunteers will help. All exhibitor materials must be picked up by Friday, July 22.  

Parking at UMSON

We encourage you to park in the Pratt Street Garage, located at 646 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, Md.  This garage allows easy loading, following the exhibitor luncheon, for exhibitors who are taking displays back with them. An hourly fee is charged for parking in the Pratt Street Garage. Please see the tab,“Directions to Pratt Street Garage,” on the School of Nursing’s website for details.

You may exit the garage onto Penn Street and walk up to Lombard Street to enter the School of Nursing building for check-in.