Exhibitor Schedule & Deadline Guide
NOW Pre-sell your customers. Write “See us at Booth #____ March 6 & 7 at the 48th 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 800-626-2326 ext. 2, and we will ship them to you.
JAN. 7 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.
JAN. 7 Balance due on your booth space.
JAN 28 Expo Sponsorships - OPTIONAL - due now - see Tab 12 & 13
FEB. 4 Complimentary Sign Form Due - Tab 8
FEB. 11 Show Specials & New Products Form Due - Tab 10
FEB. 4 Early Pricing Deadline for Lead Retrieval - (lead retrieval forms, Tab 15-17)
FEB. 11-Mar 1 Avoid excess late charges, order your electricity, draping etc., now - Form #3 Conv.Center Services Order Form -Tab 18-21
FEB. 11 Expo Program Ad Form due - Tab 11
FEB. 11 Certificate of Insurance due to show management for beer, wine & spirit vendors.
FEB. 25 First day shipments will be accepted. (See Tab 3 for shipping instructions)
FEB. 28 Customers’ free pre-registrations due to show management. After this date customers can register at the door for $25.00 per person
MAR. 3 Exhibitor Badges Registration due- Tab 9 10 badges per booth. Go to oceancitytradeexpo.com to register. On-site registration is $10 per person.
MAR. 4 Move-in 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MAR. 5 Move-in 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MAR. 6 Move-in 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Expo Hours – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
4:45 pm- Local shelter collects surplus food products.
MAR. 7 Expo Hours 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
3:45 pm- Local shelter collects surplus food products.
MAR. 7-MAR 8 March 7th - Move-out 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. - DO NOT BREAK DOWN BOOTH PRIOR TO 4:00 p.m. & March 8th from 8 a.m. – Noon