Affiliate Meeting Space


Affiliate Meeting Approval Request Form

Any activity, event, or meeting held during the New York Valves 2024 conference that is targeted toward or includes any participants of New York Valves 2024 is considered an affiliated activity and must be approved by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), the official sponsor of New York Valves 2024.

Organizations (commercial companies, not-for-profit groups, government agencies, etc.) that wish to hold meetings of any size or nature in any location during New York Valves that are targeted to conference attendees must complete the appropriate applications for activity, be approved, and comply with the guidelines. Affiliated activity guidelines are subject to change.

  • Access to New York Valves 2024 approved promotional opportunities and attendee list is not permitted for promotion of affiliated activities.
  • One application for each meeting must be completed. Applications with more than one meeting listed will not be accepted and may delay the application process.
  • The sponsor of the affiliated meeting is liable for any injuries or accidents to people or property while conducting ancillary functions.
  • Signage for the affiliated activity is only permitted directly outside of the assigned meeting room. Directional signs, advertisements, banners, etc., are not permitted in the hotel lobby or the convention center.
  • Affiliated activity decisions will be e-mailed approximately 72 hours after submission.

To be approved, affiliated activities must:

  • Support and be consistent with the scientific nature of New York Valves
  • Be directed to New York Valves participants (affiliated activity sponsors and participants must be New York Valves registrants)
  • Not conflict with or detract from the official New York Valves scientific program (see blacked out times below)
  • Be approved by CRF

Acceptable activities are:

  • Scientific Advisory Board Meetings
  • Scientific Investigator Meetings
  • Advisory Board Meetings
  • Committee Meetings
  • Executive Meetings
  • Specific Study (Investigator) Meetings
  • Staff Meetings

In general, the following activities are not permitted during New York Valves:

  • Scientific, educational, speaker-driven symposia or lectures not sponsored by New York Valves
  • Exhibits (commercial company and noncommercial company)
  • Distribution of any promotional material (eg, fliers, room drops)
  • Commercial banners

The guidelines are meant to provide guidance for affiliated activity sponsors or hosts. If you have any questions at all about whether your activity would be an affiliated activity requiring approval, contact Mariah Admire at [email protected].

Meeting Blackout Times

Affiliated activities may not be held during the following times (times are subject to change):

    • Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 7:30 AM-7:30 PM
    • Thursday. June 6, 2024 - 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
    • Friday, June 7, 2024 - 7:30 AM-6:00 PM

If your meeting will be taking place outside of official conference hours, an application for an affiliate request must be completed. Please note, there are limited hotels that are in close proximity to the Javits Convention Center - North.

Personnel Meetings During New York Valves Hours

Personnel meetings may be held at any time during New York Valves if attendance is limited to that organization’s representatives. Physician attendees are strictly prohibited from participating in these meetings. Violations of New York Valves' Affiliated Activities Rules and Guidelines will be reviewed and sanctions may be applied. Please see the Consequences for Noncompliance section for more information.

Important note: CRF requests that New York Valves faculty not commit to conflicting speaking engagements. New York Valves faculty responsibilities and obligations to the official program take precedence over all others speaking arrangements at the meeting. New York Valves faculty members participating in any such event are subject to having their faculty status revoked including any reimbursement of expenses otherwise authorized.

Consequences for Noncompliance

If an affiliated activity is found to have violated the Guidelines for Affiliated Activities (above), the sponsoring organization, the supporting organization, and the organizer of the meeting may be prohibited from holding an affiliated activity at future CRF conferences, may have their current registration revoked, non-compliance may be subject to fines and damages, and could negatively impact the registration/status/attendance of those attending an unapproved affiliated activity. New York Valves faculty members participating in any such event are subject to having their faculty status revoked including any reimbursement of expenses otherwise authorized.

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