Exhibitor Schedule & Deadline Guide
NOW Pre-sell your customers. Write "See us at Booth #____ March 3 & 4 at the 50th Annual Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association's Trade Expo" on your website, invoices, direct mailings, and advertising.
NOW - FEB. 6 Make your hotel reservations. Begin inviting your customers by giving them a VIP Pre-Registration invitation. Call our office at (410) 289-6733, and we will ship them to you.
NOW - FEB. 16 Expo Sponsorships - OPTIONAL - Bag Sponsorships due by JAN. 5
NOW – FEB. 27 Avoid excess late charges, order your electricity, draping etc., now - Form #3 Conv. Center Services Order Form
JAN. 5 Balance due on your booth space.
JAN. 12 Get your customers excited – Remind them of the show – this is a reason for a sales call - personally hand them a VIP Pre-Registration invitation- order yours today.
FEB. 2 Early Pricing Deadline for Lead Retrieval - (lead retrieval forms)
FEB. 8 Expo Program Ad Form due
FEB. 9 Show Specials & New Products Form Due
FEB. 16 Certificate of Insurance due to show management for beer, wine & spirit vendors.
FEB. 23 First day shipments will be accepted.
MAR. 1 Customers’ free pre-registrations due to show management. After this date customers can register at the door for $25.00 per person
MAR. 1 Exhibitor Badges Registration due - 10 badges per booth. Go to OceanCityTradeExpo.com to register. On-site registration is $10 per person.
MAR. 1 Move-in 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MAR. 2 Move-in 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Expo Hours – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MAR. 4 & 5 Move-out March 4th - 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. - DO NOT BREAK DOWN BOOTH PRIOR TO 4:00 p.m. & March 5th from 8 a.m. – Noon