Suzanne at Bitesize Bio reminds readers that exhibit halls are more than just places to collect free notepads and magnets. She says spending time with vendors can be "a rewarding experience" for many reasons, including offering product feedback to R&D scientists or getting technical advice about an instrument. And if that doesn't motivate you, consider this: exhibit halls are great places to make contacts and "open the door to job opportunities," Suzanne adds.

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