AAOS Annual Meeting trade show booth rentals and custom exhibits

Mar 7, 2023

This March, exhibit at the world’s largest orthopaedic meeting and event—the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Organized by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), this show provides members with access educational and scientific sessions, and the latest tech and products that’ll help them give better quality care to their patients.

The AAOS connects orthopaedic surgeons and others in the industry from around the world and helps them stay on top of the latest developments in the industry. Members include orthopaedic surgeons and other healthcare professionals from all subspecialties of orthopaedics. Through the AAOS, members participate in continuing medical education throughout the year, including at this Annual Meeting. 

Anyone who’s anyone in the orthopaedic industry will be at the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting—will you? If the answer is yes, then there are a few things you’ll need to know so that you can take full advantage of this packed event.  

Looking for a local Las Vegas tradeshow booth builder for the upcoming AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting? Contact Exhibit Experience for your complimentary consultation.

When and where is the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting?

Date: March 7-11, 2023

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada 

Venue: Venetian Convention & Expo Center

Trade show hours:

  • Wednesday, March 8: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 
  • Thursday, March 9: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 
  • Friday, March 10: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

Accommodations and Hotels

onPeak is the official housing provider for the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting, and they offer discounted rates at a selection of Las Vegas area hotels. Find out more and book your room on their Exhibitor Housing page.

Who will be at the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting? 

According to the AAOS website, the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting is “the largest orthopaedic meeting in the world. Nowhere else will your brand be exposed to so many orthopaedic surgeons and other healthcare professionals from all subspecialties of orthopaedics at one event.” To understand just how valuable this show is to brands and companies within the orthopaedic industry, let’s look at who, exactly, will be there, and why they’re attending. 

Source: AAOS 2023 Meeting Demographics 


The 2022 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, saw a total attendance of 14,919 people divided into five groups:

  • 4,632 domestic physicians
  • 1,173 international physicians
  • 801 non-physician medical personnel
  • 6,560 exhibitors
  • 1,753 industry non-exhibitor, guests, staff/vendor, press, and specialty day registrants

Show organizers spoke with the over 6,000 professional attendees to find out more about what they do within the orthopaedic banner. 1,326 attendees work in general orthopaedics, 1,315 do adult reconstruction surgery (including hip and knee), while 965 cover sports medicine. The other half of the professionals focus on: 

  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Wrist
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Non-Operative
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Spine
  • Trauma

These professionals work out of their own practices as well as at hospitals, clinics, and other settings:

  • 32.7% academic practice
  • 17.4% hospital or medical center
  • 16% private practice and/or orthopaedic group
  • 12.9% other practice setting
  • 9% private practice, multi-specialty group
  • 7.8% private practice, solo
  • 3.2% public institution (non-military)
  • 1% military practice


Now that you know where the professional attendees come from, it’s important to know why they attend the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting. There are five main reasons:

  1. Discover new products and technology
  2. Visit with multiple exhibitors in one location
  3. Evaluate and compare products
  4. Connect with exhibitors
  5. Attend presentations and demonstrations

As you can see, attendees are keen on browsing the exhibit booths. In fact, nearly 97 percent of all attendees will go to the Exhibit Hall during the Annual Meeting! This means representing your company at the show can drive your brand forward in the coming year—by connecting you with the people who use, or will use, your products every day.

Now all you need to do is grab their attention.

How can you stand out at the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting? 

Success at the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting depends on you and your exhibit team’s ability to draw in a crowd. Having the right booth size can help. Read over the AAOS 2023 Exhibitor Prospectus for full details on space assignment and fees, as well as rules and regulations for exhibits and exhibitors. 

Here are two booth sizes we suggest, and their specific advantages: 

10 x 10 Exhibit Rentals

10 x 10 Exhibit Rentals are ideal for exhibitors who want to highlight or promote a single product or service. You have room for product display cases, 3D graphic wall, custom light display and flooring, and one seating configuration.

10 x 20 Exhibit Rentals

10 x 20 Exhibit Rentals are a good solution for those showing multiple products and services. You have 20 feet of graphic back wall, multiple seating configurations for demonstrations and lighting education, in addition to custom light and flooring that come standard with our exhibit rentals. 

If you want to really ensure your booth has a presence at AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting, Exhibit Experience can help. Our dynamic LED walls with video reels, private projection rooms for closing, overhead projections, new underlit flooring, and much more will catch the eye of those buyers and draw them into your booth. 

Curious about how much booths cost? Read our Costs of Exhibiting After 2023 article

Decide if you will rent or D-I-Y your booth.

Experience is key when it comes to standing out at large-scale tradeshows. AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting exhibit booth rentals require expert administration, management, and design, with the show and brand needs in mind. Local tradeshow exhibit rentals from experienced booth builders, like Exhibit Experience, for the upcoming AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting will help you go that extra mile.

Need a reliable booth builder for the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting? 

Exhibit Experience is the preferred trade show booth builder for the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting show. We produce state-of-the-art exhibits within a variety of budgets. From custom to pre-certified exhibits, we’ll have the booth you need to show your company the right way. 

We will:

  • Design and build your exhibit to the right specs
  • Provide 24-hour support throughout the trade show.
  • Set up and take down your booth

The Exhibit Experience team has over two decades of experience delivering custom exhibits and custom modular exhibits that see instant results. Our exhibit management services are all-inclusive, from design to delivery. We will deliver your exhibit on time, on budget, and following all safety protocols.

If you are looking for an AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting trade show booth builder, look no further than Exhibit Experience! Contact us today for a complimentary consultation.

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