Exhibitor Resources

Food Automation & Manufacturing Expo
White & Gold Ballroom
Monday, September 12, 2022 from 12:00 - 5:30 PM

Here you will find important details, deadlines and specifications in regards to your exhibit at the Food Automation & Manufacturing Symposium and Expo.

Included in Exhibit Space

Each 8' x 10' exhibiting space includes (1) 6 ft. black skirted table, (2) chairs, (1) wastebasket and a 7" x 44" exhibitor ID sign with company name and booth number.

The White & Gold Ballroom is carpeted and complimentary basic wireless Wi-Fi will be provided.

The exhibit fee includes the following meals for 2 representatives at each booth. The Sunday welcome reception, Monday, September 12: lunch, afternoon break, reception during the Expo, and casual dinner Monday evening.

Spouses may attend the Sunday reception and Monday reception/dinner for a $75 additional charge and registration is required in advance. Food Engineering will provide bagels and coffee in the White and Gold Ballroom during set-up and coffee during tear down. Individuals attending the Symposium educational sessions must register and pay a separate fee.

Registration Questions? Email bnp@executivevents.com

Exhibitor Set-Up and Teardown

Exhibitor set-up will take place on Monday, September 12, from 8:30 - 11:45 AM

Please note that set-up time is limited to 3 1/2 hours, and all exhibits must be operational and ready for business by 12:00 PM. Exhibit Show Hours are from 12:00 - 5:30 PM on Monday, September 12.

Exhibitor Teardown will take place on Tuesday, September 13, from 8:30 - 11:30 AM

All freight left on show floor without a bill of lading on file with GULF COAST EXPO will be shipped ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM collect and charged a $25.00 administrative fee.

Shipping & Handling

Gulf Coast Expo is the official general service contractor for the 2022 Food Automation & Manufacturing Symposium and Expo. All shipments must be handled by Gulf Coast Expo.


Please review the Exhibitor Kit for information and details you need for shipping your exhibit materials.

For any questions, please call Gulf Coast Expo at 813-915-8066 or email CustomerService@GulfCoastExpo.com

In order to receive advance order discount rates listed on the price sheets, Gulf Coast Expo must receive your order and payment by September 1, 2022. This does not apply to the MATERIAL HANDLING AUTHORIZATION FORM.

Audio Visual & Electric Services

To order electrical service for your exhibit space, please complete the Encore Order Form and email to angie.irizarrylemus@encoreglobal.com

A 7-day notice is required to avoid a charge of 50% of the order total. Cancellations received less than 72 hours prior to the day of scheduled delivery (including no shows) are subject to the full amount of the order.

If you have any questions/need further assistance, please email Angie Irizarry at angie.irizarrylemus@encoreglobal.com

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