First time attending? Never fear, we have gathered some tips to help you succeed. There is a lot to see and do, so make the most of your time and remember to enjoy yourself.
Before You Arrive
Plan your schedule.
If you haven’t already selected your sessions or want to make changes, login to the Attendee Service Center
Then, select the “Create My Itinerary” button.
Map out the exhibitors you want to visit.
With hundreds of exhibitors, it’s helpful to plan ahead. Become familiar with the show floor and select who you want to meet on-site. View the exhibit map
Download the RIMS 2017 Mobile App.
Our mobile app provides easy-to-use interactive capabilities including bookmarking sessions, viewing session handouts, connecting with attendees and more. Learn more
Organize a group networking dinner
. Join your fellow attendees at a “RIMS 2017 Dine Around”. Our new dinner reservation tool allows you to choose from a variety of participating restaurants. Make your dinner reservations
Pack extra business cards. You’re at the conference to learn AND network, so challenge yourself to meet at least three new people every day.
During the Conference
Arrive with plenty of time to pick up your badge and conference bag
. Registration is located in the Broad Street Atrium of the Pennsylvania Convention Center and will be open from Saturday, April 22 until Wednesday, April 26. Photo identification will be required to retrieve your badge. View the badge pick up hours
Attend our First Time Attendee Orientation
on Sunday, April 23 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm in room 103BC. You’ll learn the ins-and-outs of the conference
and how to maximize the many networking opportunities.
Celebrate the start of your conference experience at the RIMS 2017 Opening Reception
on Sunday, April 23 from
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at The Franklin Institute Science Museum. (Shuttle bus transportation is provided
Tweet using #RIMS2017
. If you’re enjoying a particular session or event, let other people know about it. Or, just follow #RIMS2017
and pick up some great conference tips in real time.
Snap It! Share the fun you’re having on Snapchat using the “RIMS 2017 Risk Revolution” filter. Be sure to follow rimsorg on Snapchat to see our snaps and stories.
Visit the largest exhibition dedicated to risk management in the world
. The Marketplace Exhibit Hall
opens on Monday, April 24 at 10:00 am and lunch will be held there on Tuesday and Wednesday. And, stop by the RIMS Hub
, booth #1427.
See you in Philadelphia!