How large is the Trade Show Floor at AEC?
The AEC Trade Show Floor will be housed in Hall B on the ground floor the San Diego Convention Center, which is approximately 108,000 square feet and will hold over 200 booths.
What are the Trade Show hours?
The Trade Show will be open on Thursday, December 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, December 6 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
What will attract attendees to the Trade Show Floor?
CSBA has blocked out dedicated Trade Show times from all other conference programming to give attendees the chance to maximize their conference experience and visit the Trade Show Floor. The CSBA Pavilion on the Trade Show Floor will also house interactive displays of services and products, featuring key CSBA staff who can answer member questions. Additionally, there is a sponsor-hosted snack break that will attract attendees to the floor. Lastly, CSBA hosts three general sessions which draw crowds of attendees that are then funneled to the Trade Show Floor for book signings and more.
Where do I go to register my booth staff?
Visit the exhibitor registration site to order badges.
How many exhibitor badges am I allowed?
Each exhibiting company is allotted three (3) complimentary exhibitor badges per 10 x 10 booth space and may purchase up to seven (7) more for $100 each. Visit the exhibitor registration site to order badges.
How many repeat exhibitors will be at the Trade Show?
Nearly 75 percent of our Trade Show exhibitors re-book exhibit space with us from year to year. For exhibitors, the Trade Show is a highly successful vehicle for reaching their targeted market. For attendees, this means they will always find something new and exciting at the Trade Show.
Is the Trade Show Floor handicap accessible?
Yes, our Trade Show Floor is handicap accessible.
What exhibiting, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities are available?
I have ordered my booth/sponsorship. What do I do now?
Please refer to the exhibitor page for additional information, including the Exhibitor/Trade Show Timeline. You may consider embellishing your booth with furnishings and equipment made available to you through Global Experience Specialists (GES), our show decorator, at discounted prices. The 2019 GES decorator kit will be available in August.
Can I order internet for my booth? Is furniture rental available?
Booth furnishings, equipment, and internet is made available to you through Global Experience Specialists (GES), our show decorator, at discounted prices. The 2019 GES decorator kit will be available in August.
Do you offer lead retrieval services in the exhibit hall?