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Exhibitor FAQs

Essentials about exhibiting at Gulf Coast Flooring Market

Frequently Asked Questions by Exhibitors

How Much Does It Cost to Exhibit?

Exhibit costs depend on booth space and size. View our exhibit rates and information.

Please contact our sales team for any booth requests of questions:

Angela O’Reilly
770-559-0293 ext. 3

Kathy Sullivan
770-559-0293 ext. 9

What is included in my booth fees?

All booths are sold as raw space.  Your booth fees come with a free Marketing Toolkit that gives you customized graphics and invitations and appointment postcards to send to customers and prospects you would like to invite to market.

To order drape, please contact  Drape is $1.99 per linear foot

Exhibitors are encouraged to bring their own booth displays, floor covering and equipment, but if you prefer to rent this equipment for a move-in ready booth, please refer to the exhibitor kit.

When will I be able to order furnishings and electric?

Exhibitor services will be available to order after September 1. We will send you a reminder email to order services at that time. If the email on the booth contract is NOT the same email this information needs to go to, please contact us at 770-559-0293 ext. 4 to ensure the email is sent to the appropriate party.

What Kind of Tape Can I Use to Adhere my Flooring Materials?

Our General Service Contractor (Shepard) has approved low tac tape that has been approved by the facility for your use. If you use a tape or another product that has not been approved by the facility and you damage the floor, you will incur a charge up to $20.00 per sq. foot depending on the extent of damage that you have caused.

Approved tape is: Polyken 105C Double-Coated Cloth Carpet and Mounting Tape

When Can I Set Up My Exhibit Space?

Exhibitor Move-In will be:

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
1:00pm – 8:00 pm (Booths over 400 sq. ft.)

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:00am – 6:00pm (Booths 400 sq. ft. and under)

Thursday, February 13, 2020
7:00am – 9:00am

Is There Free Wi-Fi?

Wi-Fi is generally complimentary in public areas within the facilities. If you require a dedicated IP address or hardline, refer to the building services order form in the exhibitor service kit.

Can I Order Food & Beverages in My Booth?

In-booth catering forms are included in your exhibitor service kit. No outside food is allowed to be brought into the facility.

When Can I Begin to Tear-Down My Booth?

Exhibitor Move-Out will begin Friday, February 14. All exhibits must be cleared by 7 PM. Early move-out is prohibited.

When Do I Need To be Moved Out by?

Exhibitors must have their booth property removed from the building within 4 hours of the end of the market (7 PM), Please try to clean booth space as much as possible.

Does My Booth Staff Need to be Registered?

Yes, all booth staff must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall. Booth staff can be pre-registered here. Please use your booth number as your password.

Are There Hotels in the Area for Me to Stay?

Yes, please click here to book a discounted room in the market block.  Only book through Connections Housing.

Do I Have to Pay for Parking?

Parking is free at the MS Coast Convention Center

Click here for directions to the MS Coast Convention Center