Exhibitor Center

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Welcome to the DesignCon 2014 Exhibitor Center – a resource for exhibiting! Information on the Exhibitor Services Manual, Exhibitor Registration, FAQs and more.


EXHIBITOR SERVICES MANUAL - GES EXPRESSO

The Exhibitor Services Manual (ESM) is now available. GES, as the official decorator, hosts the ESM on GES Expresso, which allows exhibitors to access show details and order services. GES Expresso organizes the ESM in website form, but you may download a booklet in PDF form if you prefer. Click here to be taken to GES Expresso.


EXHIBITOR CONFERENCE CALLS & UPDATES

On December 4, 2014, an Exhibitor Conference Call will be held to review booth rule questions, shipping freight, approaching deadlines, the show schedule, activity locations, expo move in/out, and key contacts onsite.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 11:30am-12:00pm PST
To participate in the call:
Please dial 1-800-748-2715 and log into https://cc.readytalk.com/r/ssknko041alz&eom for access to the presentation slides.

On January 14, 2015, an Exhibitor Conference Call will be held to review approaching & past deadlines, the show schedule, activity locations, expo move in/out, and key contacts onsite.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:30am-12:00pm PST
To participate in the call:
Please dial 1-800-738-1032 and log into https://cc.readytalk.com/r/czt7ggpbusw2&eom for access to the presentation slides.

EXHIBITOR BOOTH STAFF REGISTRATION AND COMPANY & PRODUCT INFORMATION

You can now register your Exhibitor Booth Staff as well as submit Company & Product Information in the exhibitor portal. Only the Primary Contact and assigned personnel will be able to access the Exhibitor Portal. A password was not assigned to you. To obtain your password, (or to re-set it), please click on “Obtain Password/Forgot Password” on the Exhibitor Portal login page.

To have your company logo included on our Exhibitor List, submit your logo directly to Kristen Nicasio, . NOTE: The logo MUST be in the appropriate format, or it will be returned to resubmit. Specs for Logo: JPEG or GIF format required; maximum 200X200 pixels.

Coming from abroad and need a letter of invitation for your travel visa? Email us at


FREE EXHIBITOR INVITES

The Exhibitor Invites tool makes it easy for you to reach out to your prospects and customers, promote your presence at DesignCon and offer them a free Expo Pass!

As an exhibitor, you get up to three FREE, customizable emails that you can update with your own copy, images and logo, and send to your own lists any time before the event. Your lists are 100% secure with Exhibitor Invites - none of your lists will be rented, sold or used for any other purpose.

The first three exhibitors to deploy all three emails by Friday, December 26, 2014 will receive three complimentary All Access passes to DesignCon 2015 - valued at more than $899 each!


EXHIBITOR TOOLKIT

DesignCon is pleased to provide you with a variety of promotional resources for you to publicize your participation at DesignCon. Please feel free to download and use these assets in all your customer-facing promotions as well as take advantage of the PR opportunities that are included in your sponsorship.


PRESS RELATIONS

HOW TO ACCESS THE DESIGNCON PRESS LIST

The DesignCon 2015 Press List will be made available to exhibitors starting Friday January 2, 2015. Exhibitors will be able to download the list in the exhibitor portal.
Please contact with any questions.

SCHEDULE A PRESS CONFERENCE

DEADLINE: January 12, 2014 (2 WEEKS PRIOR TO CONFERENCE)
Please contact to discuss your goals and schedule your media event.

VIRTUAL PRESS OFFICE

All DesignCon exhibitors will have the opportunity to submit their press kits and press releases through the Virtual Press Office! Not only does this improve your company's carbon footprint, it extends your message to a global audience and ensures your press materials get maximum exposure before, during and after the show.

Exhibitors:

To create your complimentary online press kit, please send up to three (3) documents as attachments to . Please include in subject, "(Company Name) - DesignCon Press Kit Submission."


ON-SITE PROMOTION

BOOTH DRAWINGS & CONTESTS

Tell us what you're doing at your booth and we will help promote it for you.

DESIGNTOUR 2015

Want to boost your booth traffic? DesignCon expo attendees get a DesignTOUR game card and visit the sponsoring exhibitors' booths for a change to win prizes. Learn how you can participate - contact .

CUSTOMIZABLE EXPO PASS

DesignCon is happy to provide you with another tool to help you promote your presence at DesignCon. Download the customizable HTML to add your company name and logo and promote your activities at the event.

Your customers and prospects can register for a FREE Expo Pass with your compliments, or save $100 on an all access conference pass.

Download Here:
Customizable HTML

NEW: MEDIA AND SOCIAL COMMAND CENTER

DesignCon has created a new space for media and exhibitors to meet—right on the show floor!

This area will include tables to hold one-on-one meetings, conduct interviews or just relax.

There will be comfortable seating and displays with the very latest news, announcements and social media feeds, all in one convenient location. This area may only be used by registered exhibitors and their representatives, press and analysts

Media and Social Command Center Hours

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:30pm - 6:00pm
Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:30pm - 6:00pm

VIRTUAL PRESS OFFICE

All DesignCon exhibitors will have the opportunity to submit their press kits and press releases through the Virtual Press Office! Not only does this improve your company's carbon footprint, it extends your message to a global audience and ensures your press materials get maximum exposure before, during and after the show.

DesignCon Exhibitors: Click here to submit your press releases FREE of Charge to the DesignCon Virtual Press Office.