Annual Meeting

Technical Exhibits

Wednesday and Thursday, March 2-3, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, March 4, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Orange County Convention Center, West Building, Hall WA and WB

The Technical Exhibits will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • explore the marketplace
  • compare products first-hand
  • attend product demonstrations
  • plan your purchases of products and services

Visiting the technical exhibits will assist you in providing a higher level of care to your patients and effectively manage your practice. Over 700 companies will be displaying their products and services. Companies that specialize in implants, bone and tissue products, computer software, surgical equipment and instruments, as well as publishers, and numerous other products and services relative to the specialty of orthopaedics will be participating.

View the listing of companies and/or products that will be on display.

Unopposed Exhibit Time
One hour of unopposed exhibit time will be provided each exhibit day from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Beverage Breaks

Booths 1503, 2493, 3209

Complimentary beverages will be available in the exhibit hall each during the 30-minute break between scientific sessions on Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 – 4:00 PM and on Friday at 10:00 – 10:30 AM.

Exhibit Hall Social

Booths 1509, 2493 and 3209

Be sure to stop by the exhibit hall on Friday from 2:30-3:30 PM to enjoy a favorite treat – warm mini donuts, or an apple or banana. Complimentary beverages will also be available.

Ask an Expert – It’s Free!
Here’s an interactive opportunity for you to present a perplexing case to an expert in orthopaedics. We invite you to bring your case challenges and present them for diagnosis and recommendation. Audience participation will be encouraged to complement the exchange of ideas. Case review sessions will take place exclusively in Booth #672 in Hall A. View a listing of the scheduled sessions.

Technology Theater – It’s Free!
Plan to attend these presentations that showcase current technology, products, and applications that are developed for the orthopaedic surgeons located in Booth #2987 of Hall B. View a listing of the scheduled sessions.

AAOS Redemption Centers

Booths 538, 2593 and 4195

Visit the Redemption Centers to pick up a complimentary tote bag and AAOS T-shirt. Enter to win an iPad, GoPro camera, and more! Check your registration packet for special coupons, redeemable exclusively at AAOS Redemption Centers.


Booth 781, Hall A

We know it can be difficult to find a well-balanced, healthy meal and a place to sit and meet with colleagues during a busy convention.  AAOS Bistro provides a comfortable setting for attendees to eat, meet, and network during AAOS 2016.  Located in Booth 781 with an all-inclusive buffet lunch and available table reservations, AAOS Bistro is the ideal lunch location for you and your colleagues. Dates & Times: Wednesday, March 2-Friday, March 4 from 11:00 AM-2:30 PM.

Purchase your Bistro ticket in advance and avoid long lines at the cashier.  Visit us at for additional information about AAOS Bistro and to purchase your lunch tickets in advance!

Admission to the exhibit hall is by badge only. Individuals under the age of 16 are not permitted in the exhibit hall.

Lead System

There’s no need to tote a bulging bag or cram papers in your suitcase when you leave. Simply present your badge to exhibitors whose literature you want to receive. After scanning the QR code, exhibitors are able to mail materials directly to you after the meeting, enabling you to spend more time in face-to-face discussions with exhibitors.