Digestive Disease Week® 2016


Exhibit Hall Happenings

DDW® is unsurpassed in hosting exhibitors who showcase the latest, cutting-edge products and services for gastroenterology and related fields. DDW 2011 boasted nearly 300 exhibiting companies and 1,000 booths. Exhibitors included companies and organizations from the pharmaceutical, device/instrumentation, nutrition, internet, software, medical publishing and nonprofit sectors. Visit specialty areas such as Publisher's Row and Foundation Row.

The exhibit hall is located in the San Diego Convention Center, Halls B-H.

Exhibit Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

View a list of companies that are exhibiting at DDW 2012.

Exhibit Hall Activities

DDW Theater

At the DDW Theater, you can attend both Product Theaters and Healthcare Technology Briefs. Product Theaters are 45-minute presentations about the latest GI products and services. These sessions do not offer CME credits, but they are a valuable chance to keep up-to-date with the newest technology in the field. Health-Care Technology Briefs are 30-minute sessions featuring the latest information on EMR/EHR and practice technology.  View DDW Theater Schedule.

Exhibit Excursion

Visit participating exhibitors’ booths throughout the hall and present your card for a chance to win. Prize drawings may include:

  • A Kindle
  • MP3 Player
  • DDW 2013 Full Conference Registration with hotel stay

The drawing will be held in the DDW Theater in Hall B at 3:45 p.m. Attendees must be present to win.

Exhibit Hall Snacks

Each afternoon, DDW Administration will offer a free snack for attendees on the exhibit floor, while supplies last.

Bistro DDW

Conveniently located in the exhibit hall is Bistro DDW, a great dining option that saves time and allows attendees an opportunity to sit down to a plentiful lunch. It provides the largest variety and best value for lunch in the convention center. Bistro Tickets cost $24.00 each, are good for one lunch and can be used on any of the days that Bistro DDW is open (hours are Saturday, May 19 through Tuesday, May 22, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Bypass the long lunch lines by purchasing meal tickets online when you register for DDW.

HITECH Pavilion

The HITECH Pavilion features companies that provide electronic medical record/electronic health record (EMR/EHR) solutions and related technology for gastroenterology practices.

Health-Care Technology Briefs

View 30-minute presentations on the latest EMR/EHR solutions. Presented by industry experts, these sessions take place in the DDW Theater inside the exhibit hall.

Count Me In

Be counted as a supporter of GI research. These participating exhibitors will donate $25 to the DDW societies' research foundations when you visit their booths:

Takeda, Founding Sponsor, Booth #2731
Pentax, Booth #1726
Dannon, Booth #824
Given Imaging, Booth #2015

Satellite Symposia

Satellite symposia are educational programs held before or after DDW scientific sessions and hosted by exhibiting companies. Some of these seminars offer CME credit to participants. These sessions are not part of the DDW program. View Satellite Symposia Schedule.