Exhibitor Schedule

New for 2017! The expo will take place on a Friday & Saturday

Shipping

For detailed information, visit the Booth Materials Shipping or Perishable Product Shipping pages of our service kit.

  • Advanced warehouse deliveries (non-perishable product only) will be accepted: Sept. 12 – Oct. 11
    • Advance warehouse will be open to receive shipments from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. *
  • Direct-to-show site deliveries will be accepted at the Marshaling yard.
  • Marshaling yard will open at 6:00 a.m. for trucks to check in, and unloading will begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.*
    • Booth Materials: Oct. 16 – Oct. 19
    • Refrigerated Product: Oct. 16– Oct. 21

*Drivers must check in by 1:00 p.m. for same-day unloading.

Move-In

  • All exhibitors should follow the Target Move-In Schedule to see when your shipment will be delivered to your booth for set-up. Exhibitors who have not begun set-up by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 will be considered a “No Show” unless you have notified Show Management. 
  • All exhibit construction must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 for final inspection by show management, the fire marshal, electrical inspector and GES. Contact the Expo Team at showlogistics@pma.com with questions/concerns.
Dates Setup Product Delivery Product Removal Trash Removal
Monday,
October 16

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

   
Tuesday,
October 17

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
     
Wednesday,
October 18

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     
Thursday,
October 19

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Begins at 10:00 a.m.    
 Expo opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday
Friday,
October 20

6:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Begins at 6:00 a.m.
Begins at 8:00 a.m.
 9:30-10:00 a.m.
Saturday,
October 21

6:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Begins at 6:00 a.m.
Begins at 8:00 a.m.
 9:30-10:00 a.m.

Move-Out

  • All displays must be completely dismantled, crated, packed and Bills of Lading turned in to GES by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23.
Dates   Dismantle Time
Saturday, October 21 5:00 p.m. - midnight, Return Empties
(Relax in the exhibitor lounge while you wait for your empties)
Sunday, October 22  7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday, October 23 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Carriers must be checked in by 8:00 a.m.

Tearing down your booth on Saturday night?

Join us in the Exhibitor Lounge!
Relax, recharge, and get updates on the return of empties while you wait.
  
When: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Rivergate Room
Snacks & beverages: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Appetizers: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Beer & wine happy hour: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Questions?

Kyle McMillan

Kyle McMillan

Trade Show Manager

+1 (302) 607-2130

Email Kyle

Belinda Keota

Belinda Keota

Meeting & Tradeshow Manager

+1 (302) 607-2154

Email Belinda

Jamie Hillegas

Jamie Romano Hillegas

Director, Trade Shows

+1 (302) 607-2123

Email Jamie