Pittcon 2012 exposition for laboratory science attracted 15,754 attendees (conferees and exhibitor personnel) to the annual event, which was held in Orlando, Florida, March 11-15. Twenty-nine percent of the conferees were from 89 countries outside the United States.
The Exposition included 948 exhibiting companies occupying 1,854 booths showcasing their latest laboratory instrumentation, equipment and services across a broad range of applications and technologies used in laboratory science. There were 191 exhibiting companies (20%) from 28 countries outside of the United States. This year, Pittcon welcomed 119 (12.5%) first time exhibitors and recognized the following returning companies that participated at Sponsorship Level: ABSCIEX, Jasco, Millipore, Sigma-Aldrich, Shimadzu, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
The Pittcon Employment Bureau registered 143 employers, 512 candidates, 444 positions, and 455 interviews for the week.