We have arranged setup on Sunday (between 4-7 pm ONLY) - for exhibitors with large collections, by request. If you have not received a confirmation that you may setup write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to time & access restrictions we can not offer Sunday setup for 1 Table spaces, including the resource center (Monday morning setup only).
FREIGHT ENTRANCE - If you are moving in with racks or hand carts, etc (anything wheeling) you must enter through the freight entrace at 124 West 19th Street (back side of the building).
Sunday from 4pm to 7pm ONLY, and Monday morning from 7:30am to 9:30am ONLY.
DISPLAY MATERIALS: You may put your own fabric over tables. All exhibitor materials must be confined within your own space. You may bring a pop-up free standing signs. You may not block another exhibitor’s space in any way. With prior permission you may bring your own rack/s and display materials if you have the appropriate space. A limited number of racks are available for rent and MUST be ordered 10 days prior to the show. You may not attach anything to walls/columns.
LIGHTING & ELECTRICITY: There is standard overhead lighting. Exhibit spaces do not include electricity, there will be a few electrical outlets available for use on the exhibit floor. Please come with your batteries charged. If you wish to bring a display with lighting please send us details, displays and exhibitor provided lighting must be approved in advance.
INTERNET: The show does not provide internet, exhibitors must provide there own connection via their cell phone mobile hotspot (don't know how? it's easy, ask us!) or a device such as a Verizon Jetpack! Unlike a mobile hotspot, which is a built in feature in your smartphones and tablets, a Jetpack is a separate device that lets you share your Verizon Wireless network connection. Other mobile networks have similar devices.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Exhibitor agrees to make no claims against DG EXPO CORP, its employees and /or agents, or the venue, agents or employees; for loss, theft, damage or destruction of goods; or for any injury to them or their employees, and/or agents while on the show site. Exhibit shall remain in place until the show closes. Exhibitor agrees to keep its property within the confines of its space at all times the show is open. The Show management reserves the right to make changes in floor plan and exhibit spaces assigned at its sole discretion.
SHIPPING TO THE NYC SHOW
The Metropolitan Pavilion has VERY high fees to ship in, and charges by the day storage fees (including Saturday) for any inbound packages. As an alternate plan - for those who must ship - we have arranged for a local UPS and FEDEX facility to receive your packages - we will be hiring a moving Truck & movers o pick up and deliver to the Metropolitan on Sunday morning (fees will be charged to cover the costs). Please give us an estimate of what you will be shipping - we need to see how large a truck is required. To have your materials delivered to your exhibit space they MUST be received by SATURDAY, January 18.. We suggest Friday, we have made an arrangement so that you will not be charged by the day for holding, the charge will be for transporting from the UPS / FEDEX facility to the Metropolitan Pavilion.
Once we receive your information regarding shipments ( email@example.com ) we will send you additional information. Include your preferred shipper info - UPS or FEDEX only!
If you are staying at a local hotel we suggest shipping to your hotel and bringing in your materials with you!
If possible please bring your suitcases with you to the Metropolitan - Thank you!
The show hours are:
Monday & Tuesday - 10AM to 6PM
NOTE:As most of you are aware we do have strict rules - early move out is NOT permitted - for the benefit of all! We can not make any exceptions to this rule if an emergency arises (of course none of us want that!) we will arrange to have someone pack up for you and get your materials returned to you. For anyone who may have disregarded, or "overlooked" this information and has an earlier flight - contact us immediately to make appropriate arrangements - all spaces need to remain open till the closing at 6PM on Tuesday Exhibitors who do not follow rules are not welcomed back into the show - penalties will be enforced - THANK YOU!
Move out hours: 6:15PM to 7:30PM on Tuesday evening.
SHIPPING OUT - Any exhibitor needing to ship out materials after the show must seal and label their packages with their UPS or FEDEX account. We will again have movers (with a supervisor from our team) delivering the packages to UPS or FEDEX - there are charges.