Workers and ladders are in abundance everywhere on the show floor as workers set up booths.
A worker walks past empty show booths.
Every piece of a booth has to be unpacked, assembled, and hoisted up.
Workers put the finishing touches on one booth.
HIMSS14 could easily be mistaken for a ladder convention during the setup. It will take over 1100 people to make HIMSS14 happen.
Shrinkwrapped chairs and screen setups: the nitty-gritty of making a presentation area.
Because the floor is so large workers ride scooters, golf carts and even bikes from one end to the other.
Workers assemble a booth from inside and out.
Getting every single display and piece of furniture in to the right place can take days.
As the show floor takes shape the scaffolding disappears under exhibitor banners.
Trolley traffic in the hall is intense with a cacophony of beeping and engine noise competing with the sounds of setup.
More ladders as an exhibit takes shape.