Exhibitor FAQsEssentials about exhibiting at Gulf Coast Flooring Market
Frequently Asked Questions by Exhibitors
Where is the 2023 market taking place?
The 2023 Gulf Coast Flooring Market is taking place at the MS Coast Convention Center.
2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531
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:
Don’t have a Sales Rep?
What measures are the Flooring Markets taking in response to COVID-19?
Your safety and well-being is our top priority. Our team is working hand-in-hand with our facilities and service providers in implementing all federal, state, CDC, and industry guidelines to ensure a safe and comfortable market experience.
Please visit our Safety Measures page to read more about the steps we’re taking.
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, invitations and appointment postcards to send to customers and prospects you would like to invite to market.
Drape is not included in your booth fee. To order drape, please contact Sammie@flooringmarkets.com. 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. Furniture, including tables and chairs, as well as temporary flooring, such as carpet, is not included with your initial booth fees.
When will I be able to order furnishings and electric?
Furnishings and electrical can be purchased through Shepard Services. Please click here to access the Shepard Exhibitor Services kit and place your orders.
Can I order food & beverages in my booth?
In-booth catering forms will be available Fall 2022.
Does my booth staff need to be registered?
Yes, all booth staff must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall.
Click here for exhibitor registration. Please use your booth number as your password.
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 28, 2023
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
8:00am – 8:00pm
Thursday, March 2, 2023
8:00am – 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.
When can I begin to tear-down my booth?
Exhibitor Move-Out will begin Friday, March 3, 2023 @ 3:00pm. 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 by Friday, March 3, 2023 @ 7 PM. Please try to clean booth space as much as possible.
Are there hotels in the area for me to stay?
Do I have to pay for parking?
Parking is free at the MS Coast Convention Center.