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Thank you for exhibiting at the 2014 Tradeshow! We’re excited to have you be a part of this growing show.

Below are some valuable resources and helpful information to help make the registration and exhibiting process easy and successful.

Location

The 2014 Tradeshow will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall:
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
www.lvcva.com

Show Dates and Hours

Tuesday 3/25   11:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 3/26   9:30am – 2:30pm



Load In

Sunday 3/23 8:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday  3/24 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday  3/25 8:00am – 10:30am

Load Out

Wednesday 3/26 2:30pm – 10:00pm
Thursday 3/27 8:00am – 12:00pm

Badge Registration

Badge registration is handled through CompuSystems. In order to register you will need your login and password that was emailed to you. If you don’t have this information, please contact Angie Ridgeway

Click here to register now
To make changes to your badge registration, simply use the link above and login as usual to your registration.

Badges will not be mailed, they will be available for pick up at the show registration desk at the Las Vegas Convention Center:

Sunday 3/23 7:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday 3/24 7:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 3/25 7:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday 3/26 7:00am – 2:00pm

Hotel & Travel

Mix and mingle with attendees! Stay at the host hotel, The Paris Hotel of Las Vegas or Ballys. Complimentary shuttle service to and from the LVCC will be provided. Conference room blocks at The Paris Hotel and Ballys are currently SOLD OUT. Rooms can still be booked at those hotels at their regular room rates.

RESERVATIONS
Call 1-800-374-9000
Book online by clicking here

Click here for more information about The Paris Hotel and other travel discounts.

Please note: In the past, companies have solicited our exhibitors to book their hotel rooms and get 100% payment up front. We do not work with any hotel booking agencies and only have blocks of rooms at The Paris Hotel and Bally’s. We advise you to contact these hotels directly with the information we’ve provided.  If you suspect any solicitations as a scam, please let us know immediately.

COMPANY LISTING
Tradeshow Guide & Conference App

Please complete and return your Company Listing Form for inclusion in the 2014 Tradeshow Guide & Conference App. The deadline to be included in the Tradeshow Guide is February 18, 2014. Any listing information received after this date will be published in an addendum format. If you exhibited last year, please update your listing for 2014. If no listing is received, basic contact information may be all that is published.

Click Here to download the Company Listing Form. Email your completed form to Angie Ridgeway.

If you would like your company logo to appear in the conference mobile app, please provide a 100 x 100 pixel jpg or gif file along with your listing form.

Freeman Exhibitor Services

Your booth space includes pipe and drape. Carpet, electricity and other items are not included in your booth package. To order these and other services, please refer to your Freeman Exhibitor Services Manual.

Freeman Exhibitor Services Manual Online

Concierge Elite

Customer service anywhere! Available as a free mobile app for Apple, Android and Windows devices, Concierge Elite gives you convenient access to important information and customer service no matter where you are.
•    Sign up for freight notifications
•    View previous & current orders
•    Set up text or email for electrical service notifications
•    Submit requests for instant service
•    Request shipping labels
•    Checkout of the show

Go to: www.freemanco.com/solutions/mobile to download your free app. Once at show site, open the app and login using your Freeman Online username and password to get started.

Shipping

There are two options for shipping your booth freight to Las Vegas.

Freight can be shipped to Freeman’s Advance Warehouse between February 24, 2014 and March 18, 2014. This method guarantees that your freight will be in your booth when you arrive for setup. Freeman will accept crated, boxed or skidded materials.

If you are unable to ship within this window, you can ship your freight directly to the show site. Your freight must arrive no earlier than 8:00am on Sunday, March 23, 2014 to avoid being charged additional fees or lost freight. This method does not guarantee that your freight will be in your booth when you arrive for setup.

All freight must be accompanied by the appropriate shipping labels:

Download Advanced Warehouse Shipping Labels
Download Direct to Show Site Shipping Labels

EAC

If you have an Exhibitor Appointed Contractor helping with your booth setup, please note that you must fill out and submit the EAC form in your Exhibitor Services Manual to Catersource before March 3, 2014.

2014 Tradeshow Guide Ads

Get your message IN THE HANDS of catering and event professionals on the Tradeshow floor. More than 18,000 copies of the Show Guide will be distributed at the 2014 Conference & Tradeshow. Attendees will continue to use this guide as a valuable resource throughout the year. Ad space is limited, so act quickly to reserve this exclusive opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors.

Your ad purchase also includes an UPGRADED booth listing with your company name in color and in bold and page number reference to your ad.

SPACE RESERVATION: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
MATERIALS DUE: Thursday, February 20, 2014

Space is limited, please contact your Catersource account manager for more information.

Download the Show Guide Ad specs and deadlines.

Multi-Media Advertising Opportunities (space is limited and will sell out)

Reach conference attendees prior to arriving at the show. We offer several ways for you to get your message, special offer or promotion to the buyers:

• Exclusive emails
• On the Show Floor Now, a tradeshow preview e–blast
• Our show daily Today@Catersource sent from the Conference
• Other social media opportunities.
Download the Multi-Media Ad kit
Ask your account manager for details!

Certificate of Liability Insurance

As a standard requirement for all exhibitors, it is necessary to provide proof of general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate. UBM Live, the Las Vegas Convention Center, and Catersource Magazine Conference & Tradeshow shall be named as Additional Insured under your liability policy for the period of the show including move-in and move-out periods (March 23 – March 27, 2014).

If you do not have this coverage in place, Catersource has secured a special rate of $79 for tradeshow liability insurance from Rainprotection.net. CLICK HERE for more information about ordering this coverage.

Proof of insurance must be provided to Catersource by January 24, 2014.
Please fax or email proof of insurance to Angie Ridgeway
612.870.7106
Email Angie

Serving Food or Beverage on the Tradeshow Floor

If you are serving FOOD or BEVERAGE on the Tradeshow floor, you must complete the AUTHORIZATION REQUEST for SAMPLE FOOD/BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTION located in the Forms/Brochures section of the Freeman Exhibitor Manual. For all information and questions regarding sampling, please refer to the Freeman Exhibitor Manual.

You must also have a handwashing station and sanitizer. You can rent a handwashing station and sanitizer from ARAMARK for $25/each by contacting Alyssa Rosen.  Please be aware that the Nevada Health Department will be on the tradeshow floor ensuring all food and beverage vendors are compliant. Post a copy of this checklist in your food booth and use it to ensure that you are ready for inspection by the time specified on your permit application. Failure to set‐up properly may result in denial of the health permit to operate or limiting the types of foods that may be served.

Exhibitors serving alcohol must possess a TAM Card® Alcohol Awareness Credential. Online certification is available through www.tamnevada.com for $24.95

If you have any questions please contact the Southern Nevada Health District directly at 702-759-0620 or the ARAMARK Director of Sales Alyssa Rosen, at 702-943-6775.

 

Lead Retrieval

You can order Lead Retrieval products through CompuSystems. Please place your order before January 22, 2014 to receive the Early Bird rate.  CLICK HERE to place your order online, or for assistance call (INSIDE U.S.) toll free 866.600.LEAD or (OUTSIDE U.S.) +1 708.786.5565.

To mail in your order, download the Lead Retrieval Order Form and address it to:
CompuSystems, Inc.
P.O. Box 6271
Broadview, IL 60155

Complimentary Tradeshow Floor Passes

Complimentary Tradeshow Passes are available for you to give to your potential clients to stop by and see you at the Tradeshow. They can be customized with your company name and logo.

Email to receive your customized Tradeshow Pass

Event Tickets

Exhibitors are invited to purchase tickets to and attend the many optional events during the Catersource Conference & Tradeshow. This is a great way to network with attendees and make valuable business connections. Click here for event details.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact:

Angie Ridgeway
P: 612.253.2028
F: 612.870.7106
Email Angie