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Exhibitor Schedule

Shipping Information

Method
Dates
Hours
Information
Advance warehouse shipments (NO perishable refrigerated or frozen products
Tuesday, Sept. 21 - Tuesday, Oct. 19
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-F
C/O GES
UPS Freight c/o Exhibit Transfer
3761 Louisa St.
New Orleans, LA 70126

Weigh scale tickets required on shipments over 2,000 lbs.
Direct shipments (Booth materials and perishables)
Monday, Oct. 25 - Saturday, Oct. 30
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Shipping address:
C/O GES
Exhibiting name, Booth #
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
101 Henderson St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Marshalling yard address for drivers:
1208 1st Avenue
Harvey, LA 70058

*Shipping labels (including a separate one for catering deliveries) will be available in July with the Exhibitor Service Kit.

2021 Booth Setup Schedule & Clean Floor Policy

Review and plan installation labor accordingly!
Please note: Setup times are subject to change

Date
Setup Hours
Important Information
Monday, Oct. 25
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
All booths may set up Monday through Thursday, but check your assigned target move-in time (available in July) to see when your freight should arrive.
Tuesday, Oct. 26
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
All booths may set up.
Wednesday, Oct. 27
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Booths 400 sq. ft. or larger must be finished with major exhibit construction with empties tagged by 7:00 p.m. when Clean Floor Policy* goes into place. Product merchandising and minor booth construction may continue through Thursday. Smaller booths can continue setting up through Thursday.
Thursday, Oct. 28
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Product merchandising and minor booth construction for booths 400 sq. ft. and larger

Booths 300 sq. ft. and smaller may continue setup and product merchandising until 5:00 p.m.  

All booths must be show ready by 5:00 p.m. for final inspection.
Friday, Oct. 29
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Expo is open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday, Oct. 30
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Expo is open 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

*Clean Floor Policy
Due to the volume of crates—and to facilitate the installation and cleaning of aisle carpet— a Clean Floor Policy will be enforced. All booths 400 sq. ft. or larger must have major construction complete, with empty crates labeled and ready for pickup, by 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

All aisles must be 100% clear of crates, product, ladders, gang boxes or any other items that may impede the installation of aisle carpet and will be removed promptly at 7:00 p.m., regardless of whether or not they are labeled. Requests to bring crates back from storage to the show floor before show opening are contingent upon the time it is requested and availability of forklift drivers. Labor fees will apply.

No Show Policy
Exhibitors who have not begun setup by 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 will be considered a "No Show" unless you have notified Show Management.

Health & Safety Measures
GES employees will adhere to all local government and facility requirements, participating in daily temperature screenings, mask wearing and additional safety protocols outlined here. Rented high-touch surface area items delivered to the booth will be disinfected, and all necessary paperwork will be available online to avoid standing in lines at the service desk, which will be equipped with plexi shields.


Daily Product Delivery & Removal

Date
Product delivery
Product removal
Thursday, Oct. 28
Begins at 8:00 a.m.
Please schedule removal with GES
Friday, Oct. 29
Begins at 6:00 a.m.
Begins at 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 30
Begins at 6:00 a.m.
Begins at 8:00 a.m.

Any product left in refrigerated storage after noon on Saturday will be donated to the food bank.

Move-Out

Dates
Dismantle time
Saturday, Oct. 30
4:00 p.m. - midnight, Return empties
Relax in the exhibitor lounge while you wait for your empties.
Due to an incoming show, halls B1 and B2 must be completely cleared out by 11:59 p.m. Saturday. B1/B2 booths should schedule labor accordingly, and carriers should be checked in by 6:00 p.m. Saturday.
Sunday, Oct. 31
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 1
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Carriers must be checked in by 8:00 a.m. All displays must be completely dismantled, crated, packed and Bills of Lading turned in to GES by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1.

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Contact

Kyle McMillan

Kyle McMillan

Trade Show Manager

+1 (302) 607-2130

Email Kyle

Expo Hours:

Friday, Oct. 29: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET
Saturday, Oct. 30: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET