Exhibitor FAQsBrush up on the essentials about exhibiting at Southeast Flooring Market
Frequently Asked Questions by Exhibitors
How much does it cost to exhibit?
What measures are the Flooring Markets taking in response to COVID-19?
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. Our top priority is your well-being.
Please visit our Safety Measures page to read more about the steps we’re taking to make our market safer.
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 with your booth fees. To order drape, please contact Sammie@marketmakerevents.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 table & chairs, and temporary flooring, including carpet, is not included in your booth fees.
Where is the market taking place?
The 2021 Southeast Flooring Market will be taking place in Exhibit Halls A&B at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
2 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339
When can I set up my exhibit space?
Wednesday, December 30 | 8:00am – 8:00pm
Monday, January 4 | Hours TBD
Tuesday, January 5 | 7:00am – 9:00am
Does my booth staff need to be registered?
Yes, all booth staff must have a badge to enter the exhibit hall. With current concerns in mind, we require all of our buyers, exhibitors and press to register in advance in order to obtain your market credentials in advance by mail. Any person or persons that do not register in advance may experience entrance delays on-site as we are regulating traffic for physically safe market flow.
Exhibitor registration will open in August 2020. Please use your booth number as your password.
When will I be able to order furnishings and electric?
Exhibitor services will be available to order after September 1, 2020.
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 to receive this information, 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 sqft. depending on the extent of damage that you have caused.
Approved tape is: Polyken 105C Double-Coated Cloth Carpet and Mounting Tape
Are there hotels in the area for me to stay?
Yes, 2021 hotels and rates will be available soon.
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.
Do I have to pay for parking?
Yes, daily parking is $7.00. See Cobb Galleria Centre directions and parking locations.
When can I begin to tear-down my booth?
Exhibitor Move-Out will begin Wednesday, January 6, at 3:00pm. Early Move-Out is prohibited.
Can I order food and 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 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.
Please try to clean booth space as much as possible.
If you will have any left over products you do not wish to keep, please consider donating to Habitat for Humanity. Information for that can be found in the exhibitor service kit. If the floor of the building is damaged in any way, you will be charged to refinish the floor.