The following is preliminary information about the 2024 Expo.
Big equipment and booth move in Monday, March 18 — Equipment and big exhibit move in and banner hanging by appointment, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Forklifts and other equipment will be available. Items being moved in can be more than 9 feet wide. We will contact past exhibitors with large equipment and booths by March 10 to schedule your move in. If you are a new exhibitor with equipment or large pieces to move in, or if you haven’t been contacted by March 15, call 952-758-2485 to schedule your move in.
Tuesday, March 19 — All other exhibit move in, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Forklift and other equipment will be available. However, nothing can be more than 9 feet wide or it won’t fit down the aisles between the booths.
Wednesday, March 20 — Trade show will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 21 — Trade show will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Exhibit move out, 3 to 8 p.m. Forklifts and other equipment will be available to help you move out. Empty crates and boxes will be on the Convention Center loading docks. Contact the Convention Center staff on the floor about getting use of the forklifts and other equipment, and getting your boxes and crates move out to booth. For shipping, fill out the paper for your shipper, CALL your shippers for pick up, and move the crates or boxes to the Convention Center loading docks. The floor staff can help move large boxes and crates with forklifts and other equipment.
Friday, March 22 — Equipment must be removed Sanford Premier Center parking lots by 10 a.m.