Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I view the Laboratory Design Conference agenda?

The 2018 conference agenda will be posted soon.  Please check out last year's agenda here.


How can I register? What are the registration costs, and what is included with my registration?

Register and check prices here.

Attendee registration includes breakfast and lunch on April 23 and 24 as well as access to exhibit hall, all sessions and the Lab of the Year Awards presentation.


Where will the conference be held?

This year's event will be held at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown located in Center City is a short 30-minute drive away from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). There is also a train from Suburban Station (6-minute walk from the hotel) to the airport.

A special group rate is available at the Sheraton of $204 plus tax. You can book a reservation here. Cut-off date for group block is April 2, 2018.  Reservations received after that date will be based on space and rate availability.


How do I book an exhibit space?  

Exhibitor information can be found on our exhibit/sponsor tab, and outlines the details of exhibiting in our annual LDC exhibit hall.


Can I sponsor the Lab Design Conference?

Sponsorship opportunities can be found here.


How do I connect and stay up-to-date on information about LDC?

Join us on Twitter! Use #2018LDC to stay in the loop, and post during the conference! Join our LinkedIn group as well for updates and networking opportunities.


Can I register/pay on-site?

Yes! We’re happy to help you register at the event, but make sure you don’t miss out on discounts available for early birds. For current pricing, please see the registration page.


What is the Laboratory of the Year contest? What are the entry criteria?

Please visit our Laboratory of the Year section for information and instructions on entering. For a listing of the previous year's winners of this prestigious award, please click here.