AGE RESTRICTIONS - Are there any age restrictions to get into the exhibit hall?
No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the exhibit hall area at any time.
AIRPORT & TRANSPORTATION- What is the closest airport to the convention center and what transportation is available?
Tampa International Airport is the closest airport to the convention center (about 7 miles). Passengers in need of ground transportation have a wide selection of affordable options to choose from. Please visit the following Tampa Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau website for more details.
ATTENDEE LIST - How can I obtain a pre-and post show attendee list?
An attendee list is not available for this event.
BADGES (exhibitors) – How can I register our booth personnel? How many badges is our company eligible for and what do they give us access to.
You may register your booth personnel through our secure registration website:
Each exhibiting company will receive unlimited booth personnel badges (lunch not include) and two (2) conference registrations (Tuesday and Wednesday lunch included). Additional conference passes may be purchased in advance for $695 per person (Tuesday and Wednesday lunch included).
BUDGET - How do I work with a tight budget?
- Always order your services before the discount deadlines.
- Consolidate your freight and shrink wrap it to avoid additional material handling charges.
- For large groups use shuttle transportation rather than individual taxi service.
- Always bring back up supplies so you don’t have to rent them for a premium at the show.
- Some items are cheaper to bring on your own rather than renting them over and over again at every show. (i.e. power strips, extension cords, fake plants, trash can etc.)
- Consider the costs of rental displays, carpet and booth furnishing versus shipping and material handling charges for your own display.
- Meet your freight target times (if applicable), and instruct your drivers to check in at the marshaling yard before the deadline time noted in the service manual to avoid additional surcharges.
For larger booths - ship hanging signs and carpet in advance to allow for straight-time installation when possible.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - Where can I find a schedule of events?
A preliminary schedule of events is available on the Biometric Consortium Conference website.
CONTACTS - Who are my key contacts as an exhibitor?
A list of Key Contacts is available on the Biometric Technology Expo website.
COSTS - What other costs can I expect in addition to my booth space?
Most Exhibitors will incur/need:
Material Handling/Drayage charges
Booth furniture (i.e. draped tables, chairs, etc)
Prices will be available with the online exhibitor manual in April/May.
DEADLINES – What deadlines do I need to keep in mind as an exhibitor?
Deadlines are included in the Exhibitor Essential's section of the Exhibitor Manual.
DEMOGRAPHICS – What is the expected demographic breakdown of attendees?
For details on demographic breakdown please contact Connie Shaw at 703-631-6200 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
DRESS CODE - What is the dress code for booth personnel?
Business professional is always welcome, but khakis and company logo polo-shirts are acceptable.
EXHIBITOR LIST - Who is exhibiting this year?
An exhibitor list is available on the Biometric Technology Expo website.
EXHIBITOR MANUAL – When will I receive my exhibitor manual?
The Exhibitor Manual is now available ONLINE.
EXPOSITION SCHEDULE – What are this year’s move-in, move-out and show hours?
Exposition Schedule (as of 7/15/2011)
|Monday, September 26
||1:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Tuesday, September 27
||8:00am – 9:30am |
|Tuesday, September 27
||Noon – 5:00pm |
|Wednesday, September 28
||10:00am – 4:00pm|
|Thursday, September 29
||8:30am – Noon|
|Thursday, September 29
||Noon – 6:00pm|
HOTEL RESERVATIONS - How can I make hotel reservations? What are cut-off dates and what are the room rates?
Hotel reservations can be made online.
REGISTRATION (CONFERENCE) - How do I register for the conference portion of the event; what does it include; and what qualifications are necessary?
You may register for the conference through our secure registration website.
SHUTTLE BUSSES - Is there shuttle bus service available from my hotel to the convention center?
Shuttle Bus service is not available since most of the selected conference hotels are walking distance or just a very short taxi ride away.
SPONSORSHIPS – What type of sponsorships are available?
For patron/sponsor information, please contact Julie Lama at 703-631-6174 or email@example.com.