Programs and Events
140th Annual Meeting

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140th Annual Meeting
May 19–23, 2018
Washington State Convention Center 

Reserved Hospitality Tables

You can reserve your very own hospitality table in an exclusive space in the Hospitality area. Our reserved hospitality area offers a more professional and exclusive setting to have your face-to-face communication with your client in a reserved section of the Hospitality area. Each area will have two small tables that will seat 4 people at each table; and you won't have to share a table with anyone else! There will also be refreshment provided for just this area from Saturday, May 19 to Wednesday, May 23, 2018. 

Please take advantage of one of the Reserved Hospitality Tables today! 

View the venue floorplan here.

Exclusive Corporate Meeting Rooms

Take advantage of one of the complimentary meeting rooms INTA is offering to current corporate members in the Washington State Convention Center. All meeting rooms will be preset with complimentary A/V (1 screen, 1 laptop, 1 LCD projector).

Exclusive Corporate Meeting Rooms will be available from Saturday, May 19, 11:00am-7:00pm, Sunday, May 20, 8:00am-7:00pm, Monday, May 21, 8:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday, May 22, 8:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday, May 23, 8:00am-2:00pm.
Exclusive Meeting rooms are located on level two in the Washington State Convention Center.

Please contact Sacha Colquhoun to make a reservation.

Plan Your Own Event

INTA would like to know about all events taking place in Seattle, Washington during our Annual Meeting so that your events do not conflict with our planned events. If you plan to host a reception, client party, secure a hospitality suite for meetings, etc., we ask that you inform us in advance.

Please fill out the Plan Your Own Event form and INTA will follow up with you if there is a conflict.


Maximize your brand awareness and marketing efforts by being a sponsor of INTA’s Annual Meeting! We offer various sponsorship levels and price points—with your needs in mind, and to meet your specific  budget and marketing objectives. New this year: additional, innovative sponsorship opportunities. Don’t miss out on getting your name in front of the largest gathering of IP professionals before, during, and after the conference!

Click here to access the 2018 Annual Meeting sponsorship brochure.

All communications regarding sponsorship should be directed to Paula Lee, CMP 
Email:   Direct Phone: + 1-212-642-1721   Fax: + 1-212-768-7796

Advertise in the INTA Daily News
WIPR is pleased to be collaborating with INTA to exclusively produce the official INTA Daily News for the 2018 INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. The INTA Daily News is the only official daily source of news at the INTA Annual Meeting. Copies will be available to all attendees every morning of the meeting at the conference venue. It will feature a mix of news, photographs, commentary from attendees, and interviews, as well as in-depth information about brand management, trademark law, and our host city.
To advertise in the Daily News, please download the INTA Daily News rate card or contact:
Peter Scott, Publisher, email:, tel: +44 (0)2033018217
Amy Samra, Senior Account Manager, email:, tel: +44 (0)2033018223
Matt Saunders, Senior Account Manager, email:, tel: +44 (0)2033018215


Generate new sale leads and increase your firm’s visibility at the Annual Meeting in Seattle! 

How do I exhibit at the Annual Meeting? 

The exhibition booth application will open on January 8, 2018. If you have any questions on exhibiting please contact Ken King, at


Washington State Convention Center (WSCC)  
705 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101

Exhibition Hall Location
Exhibition Hall is located in Hall 4E-4F

Exhibition Hall Hours
Sunday, May 20 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, May 21 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Exhibition Hall Installation / Move-In Dates

Friday, May 18 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 19 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(All booths must be show ready by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19)

Exhibition Hall Dismantling / Move-Out Dates
Wednesday, May 23 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 24 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

(Exhibitors cannot begin to dismantle before 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23)

Exhibit Booth Assignment
All exhibit space is assigned by Exhibit Management using a Priority Points System. Exhibitors do not select their booth space. INTA reserves the right to make the final determination of all space assignments in keeping with the best interests of the Exhibition.

Exhibitor Booth Package
Platforms and carpets are the only authorized floorings for your booth.

The Exhibit Booth Package does NOT include hard walls, booth carpet, furniture, tables, chairs, electricity, floral arrangements, telephone, Internet, plumbing, or specialty lighting. These items are available for rent through Freeman Decorating Company.

Items included in your booth package (per 10’ x 10’):

8’ high gray and white back drape

3’ gray white side divider

Booths 300 sqft or less will receive a one-line 7” x 44” identification sign. Booths larger than 300 sqft may receive a one-line identification sign upon request.

Exhibit Hall Carpet
The Exhibition Hall is not carpeted; however, all booths are required to have carpet or Show Management approved flooring.

There will be 4 Zones in the Exhibition Hall which will be carpeted in a different color per Zone. Booth spaces are not carpeted.

The aisles in the 4 Zones will be carpeted per the following:
Zone 1 – Red
Zone 2 – Blue
Zone 3 – Green
Zone 4 - Plum

View our 2018 Exhibition Pricing.

Member Exhibit Booth Pricing with Booth Registration

 Booth Size Booth Space  Price (US Dollars)     Exhibitor Registrations
 10' x 10' (1 booth)   Inline booth  $3,100  3
 10' x 20' (2 booths)  Inline booth  $6,000  6
 10' x 30' (3 booths)   Inline booth  $8,400  9
 20' x 20' (4 booths)   Inline, island or peninsula  $10,700  12
 20' x 30' (6 booths)   Island booth  $15,000  18
 20' x 40' (8 booths)   Island booth  $18,900  24
 20' x 50' (10 booths)   Island booth  $22,000  30
 20' x 60' (12 booths)   Island booth  $26,400  36

Non-Member Exhibit Booth Pricing with Booth Registration

 Booth Size Booth Space  Price (US Dollars)     Exhibitor Registrations
 10' x 10' (1 booth)  Inline booth  $4,100  3
 10' x 20' (2 booths)  Inline booth  $7,800  6
 10' x 30' (3 booths)  Inline booth  $11,100  9
 20' x 20' (4 booths)  Inline, island or peninsula  $14,000  12
 20' x 30' (6 booths)  Island booth  $19,800  18
 20' x 40' (8 booths)  Island booth  $24,700  24
 20' x 50' (10 booths)  Island booth  $28,800  30
 20' x 60' (12 booths)  Island booth  $34,600  36

Exhibitor Agreement & Rules and Regulations 

Exhibitor shall at all times during the Event observe and comply with INTA’s Exhibition Rules and Regulations (the “Exhibition Rules”), as may be updated from time to time. INTA shall have sole authority to interpret and enforce the Exhibition Rules and to make any amendments thereto as shall be necessary, in the sole judgment of INTA, for the orderly conduct of the Exhibition.  Exhibitor further agrees to comply with the Exhibition Rules and with all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations. All matters and questions not specifically covered by these rules and regulations are subject to the decision of INTA whose decisions will be final. The Exhibitor agrees to accept and abide by such decisions. The Exhibitor will be held responsible for any damage done by its employees or representatives to the Event venue. INTA reserves the right at any time to prohibit or remove any exhibit, display, device, or part thereof, or prohibit the exhibit, display, device or promotional material that in its opinion is not suitable to or in keeping with the mission of INTA. Furthermore, INTA reserves the right at any time to prohibit or remove any exhibit, display, device or promotional material if the activity of the Exhibitor regardless of location of activities is in INTA’s sole opinion not suitable to or in keeping with the mission of INTA. Exhibitor may not engage in any activity that will interfere with or in INTA’s opinion be reasonably objectionable to other exhibits or that may present INTA or the Event in a false or negative light, whether at the Exhibition Hall or elsewhere during the Event. The Exhibitor agrees not to use hotel or hospitality rooms to exhibit or for demonstrations or entertaining at hours that conflict with scheduled INTA meetings, INTA events and Exhibition hours.

View the Exhibitor Agreement and Rules Regulations


Freeman - will be responsible for electricity for your booth, flooring for your booth, booth schemes rental, graphics/signage, furniture rental and audio visual equipment.  


850 Spice Island Drive Ph: (800) 995-3579 Fax: (469) 621-5810
Sparks, NV 89431


Ph: (775) 355-4600 Fax: (469) 621-5617


Take advantage of discount pricing by ordering online at by APRIL 27, 2018.

Using the enhanced Freeman Online, you will enjoy easy access to added features and functions as well as the high caliber of Freeman services you’ve come to expect — before, during and after your show. 

Additionally, you can now access FreemanOnline from any device — desktop, laptop, tablet or via our new Freeman Online Mobile App. To place online orders, you will be required to enter your unique Username and Password. If this is your first time to use Freeman Online, click on the “Create an Account” link. 

To access Freeman Online without using the email link, visit You can also download and use the FOL Mobile App from the Apple or Android store, or here: A mobile web version of the Freeman Online Mobile App is available to extend mobile use for those users that do not have an Apple or Android device or who do not want to download the app.

If you need assistance with Freeman Online, please call our Customer Support Center at (888) 508-5054 Toll Free US and Canada or +1(512) 982-4186 Local and International.


Warehouse shipping address:

INTA 140th Annual Meeting

Exhibiting Company Name

Booth # ____________


18770 80th Pl., S

Kent, WA 98032

Freeman will accept crated, boxed or skidded materials beginning APRIL 18, 2018 at the above address. Materials arriving after MAY 10, 2018 will be received at the warehouse with an additional after deadline charge. Warehouse freight will be delivered prior to exhibitor set up. If warehouse freight has to be moved in on a weekend in order to be in the exhibitors booth for move-in day, an overtime charge may apply.

Show Site shipping address:

INTA 140th Annual Meeting
Exhibiting Company Name

Booth #____________
Washington State Convention Center
Freeman will receive shipments at the exhibit facility beginning MAY 18, 2018. Shipments arriving before this date will be refused by the facility. Any charges incurred for freight accepted by the facility will be the responsibility of the exhibitor.

Please note: All items and materials that must be brought into the facility will be subject to Material Handling Charges and are the responsibility of the Exhibitor. This also applies to items not ordered through the Official Show Vendors.

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Form (EAC)

Please complete this form if your company plans to utilize the services of any independent contractors other than Freeman, the official general service contractor designated by INTA. 

View the Exhibitor Appointed Contractors Form

INTA Priority Points System – Guidelines

Tier 1 Exhibitor: 15+ years’ exhibiting at the Annual Meeting

Tier 2 Exhibitor: 5‒14 years’ exhibiting at the Annual Meeting

Tier 3 Exhibitor: 0‒5 years’ exhibiting at the Annual Meeting

Exhibit Management calculates accumulated Priority Points for all previous years exhibited. Your organization is awarded one (1) Priority Point for every year your organization has exhibited at the Annual Meeting. Tier 1 Exhibitors will be assigned exhibit space first, based on their Priority Points.

Consideration will be given to applicants that are INTA members.

In the case of a tie, the date on which the application was received with full payment will dictate the order of the space assignment selection. If your company elects not to participate in any given year or cancels, ALL Priority Points are forfeited. Exhibitors that merge or acquire other Exhibitor space will assume the higher of the two (2) (or more) Priority Point totals. Priority Points will not be combined.

Priority Points will be deducted for infraction of rules and regulations (e.g., not completing set-up on time, dismantling earlier than closing time, etc.) by Exhibit Management. Organizations should be aware that prime space typically is assigned to organizations that have a longer exhibit history. INTA reserves the right to assign space to the Exhibitor and/or rearrange the floor plan, and/or relocate any exhibit at any time before or during the Exhibition. INTA does not guarantee that an Exhibitor will not be placed next to a competitor.

INTA Staff Contacts

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