The best way to guarantee an exhibit space at the 2017 ICEA US-China Business Matchmaking Summit is to become a sponsor.  Sponsors have first priority, so if the hall becomes full, no individual exhibit tables will be sold. After September 1, if spaces are not filled, they will be made available for $750.

Download the sponsor packet to learn more about sponsor opportunities and benefits.

Official Trade Show Service Contractor

Mike Tull, Convention Services of the Southwest (CSS)
1921 Bellamah NW
Albuquerque, NM  87104
(505) 243-9889
miket@cssabq.com

CSS will receive, warehouse and deliver exhibitor materials and well as offer access to furnishings, equipment, and personnel to properly service any special needs that may arise. Do not contact CSS about booth availability or pricing.

Conference Office Exhibitor Liaison

Kristin Berg, Kesselman-Jones, Inc.
Kristin@KessJones.com
(505) 266-3451
Toll-free: (866) 219-4582

For assistance in Chinese

Jian Zhu, ACCE
jzhuabq@gmail.com
(505) 235-0239

Terms & Conditions

Attendance at Event: A defined number of booth representatives are included in the exhibit hall package. Additional representatives may be authorized if requested. Booth representatives are expected to monitor the booth and are not registered conference attendees, therefore may not attend sessions or meals. Meal tickets may be available for purchase.

Booth Assignments: Space assignments will be made in this order: level of sponsorship support, serving previously as an exhibitor and, date of receipt of registration & payment by Kesselman-Jones, Inc.  It is your responsibility to notify the conference office, in advance, of any potential conflicts that may arise due to proximity of a competitor.

Floor Plan: The floor plan for this exhibit will be maintained as originally presented whenever possible. However, the Summit reserves the unqualified right to modify said plan to the extent necessary for the best interests of the attendees, venues, and sponsors.

Drayage and Other Services:  Convention Services of the Southwest (CSS) is our official drayage company/show contractor. CSS will provide storage for incoming freight, delivery to the booth, and removal, storage and return of empty crates and removal and shipment of outbound freight. All charges are based on inbound weights. CSS will email the official contact with a list of services, pricing and order forms. The Exhibitor expressly agrees that any exhibit material remaining in the exhibit hall after the contracted move‐out dismantle time has terminated or any damaged exhibits left behind may be removed and disposed of at the expense of the exhibitor and without liability to the Association or the official Show Decorator.  

Electrical: For liability reasons and to ensure the highest level of safety, all electrical connections and/or power requirements performed must be contracted through the Show Decorator and at an additional charge.

Security/Liability: Although security will be provided from 6:00 pm – 6:00 am Tuesday and Wednesday evening, the exhibitor assumes complete responsibility for losses, damages, and claims arising out of damage to the Exhibitor’s displays, equipment and other property brought upon the premises. Exhibitors are responsible for the safekeeping of their personal property at all times and should not leave laptops or cell phone unattended. Neither the Summit organizers, its service contractors, the management of the exhibit hall nor any of the officers, employees or directors nor any of the same are responsible for the safety of the property of Exhibitors from theft, damage by fire, accident, vandalism, or other causes.

Restrictions: No part of an exhibit and no signs or other materials may be pasted, nailed, or otherwise affixed to walls, doors or other surfaces in a way that mars or defaces the premises or equipment and furnishings. Damage from failure to observe this notice is payable by the sponsor. All decorative material must be flame proofed. Every effort will be made to maintain a business-like atmosphere. Extremely loud noises, such as bells, sirens, buzzers, etc., are not permitted. Use of audio-visual equipment must be played at a moderate volume.

Booth Space:  All signage, display materials, and furnishings must be contained within the space allotted to you.  All booth displays and associated marketing collateral must not exceed a height of 8′. Nothing may block aisles, fire exits or extinguishers. Helium balloons are prohibited.

10 x 10 exhibit booths include:

  • 8′ high blue or black-colored back drape
  • 3′ high blue or black-colored side drape (optional, depending on booth location)
  • One 8’ draped table and 2 chairs (on request)
  • One-line exhibitor ID sign

Table top displays include:

  • One 8’ draped table
  • Two chairs
  • 8” x 11” exhibitor ID sign 

Outside Food and Beverage Policy: The venue requires that ALL food and beverage distributed by exhibitors or sponsors to be purchased from the venue directly. There are no exceptions. If you would like to purchase food or beverage please contact Elizabeth McGinn, Event Manager at the Albuquerque Convention Center, at (505) 710-8088 or EMcGinn@albuquerquecc.com.

Installation And Removal Of Displays:  The Summit reserves the right to fix the time for installation of a booth prior to the conference opening.  Installation of all exhibits must be fully completed by Monday, October 2 at 8:00 pm. No Exhibitor will be allowed to dismantle or repack any part of their exhibit until after the closing of the exhibit area. Official dismantling is scheduled for Thursday, October 5 at  12:30 pm.

Cancellation and Withdrawal:  There will be no refunds.

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