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Practical Workshops

The ATS invites medical device companies and manufacturers to organize a Practical Workshop during ATS 2017 in Washington, DC. Practical Workshops offer the hands-on education attendees want on the exhibit floor. Companies can demonstrate their product, and present new techniques while offering invaluable training to attendees.

Availability & Fees

Practical Workshop
Practical Workshops are 1.5 hours in length with at least 50 minutes dedicated to hands-on demonstration and skill-building.  (Seating for 150 people)
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
$15,000 without boxed lunch
$20,000 with boxed lunch


  • Practical Workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Sponsor is permitted to set audience restrictions such as U.S. only or International only audience, or by invitation-only. 

  • Programs offering CME/CE/MOC credit are not permitted. The use of any space within the convention center that is affiliated with the Industry Program should support conference activities, and cannot be used in combination with developing CME/CE Material or any form of Professional Credit.

    • Programs from MECCs are welcomed, but require a letter of approval from the ATS that should be included in any grant submissions. Applications that do not follow this process are declined. To obtain a letter of approval please contact Michelle Turenne, Chief, Corporate Alliances and Business Development at

  • A comprehensive A/V package is included and furnished by the ATS. A decision to not use the A/V package does not change the fee for holding a Practical Workshop.  The A/V package includes 4 tables and wireless microphones for hands-on learning stations. Please see the A/V Package plan for a complete list of what is included.

    • A general room operator for audio visual is provided to help load presentations or adjust the volume level. Should you require more technical assistance such as an audio engineer, video engineer, or camera operator please contact PSAV.

Please contact Shannon Payne, Assistant Manager, Corporate Alliances & Exhibit Operations with any questions you may have at 212-315-8605 or