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Come to Chicago Feb. 23-25 for the 2017 Midwinter Meeting.
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All exhibitors will be provided with 10’ x 10’ booth space and a sign of uniform style identifying the exhibitor’s name and booth number. CDS strongly recommends setting aside an area 12” wide at the back of the booth to remain unobstructed to allow electricians access to the electrical ports in the floor. The individual booth provided by CDS will consist of 8’ tall black and white back drape and 36” tall white side rail draperies. Exhibitors ordering other colors do so at their own expense.
Exhibitors are required to provide floor coverings for all booths.
No signs, custom displays or equipment will be permitted to extend beyond the official booth height of 8’ unless the exhibitor occupies an island or peninsula space, in which case the ceiling height limit is 16’ in the center of the booth. In the case of an exhibitor who does not occupy an island or peninsula space, purely decorative material may extend to a maximum ceiling height of 12’ provided that it is — as determined by CDS — in good taste, in keeping with the general tone of the meeting, and does not interfere with or detract from adjoining exhibits
Exhibitors who request a booth height variance must submit a completed Mandatory Approval Form . The deadline for the Mandatory Approval Form is January 2. The form must include a written explanation of design and variance being requested and a scaled floor plan to include dimensions, clearly identifying the area in which the variance is being requested. No variance will be granted on site. Double-sided signs are only allowed to those exhibitors who have an island or peninsula booth configuration.
The relocation of booth space will only occur during the week prior to the first day of booth setup. Once the meeting opens, no booths will be relocated for any reason, unless it is deemed by CDS that the current space is impractical or impossible for which the exhibitor to remain.
Booth assignments for any unsold or vacated space will not be made on site.
The exhibiting company must receive written approval from show management for all hanging signs/materials. The Mandatory Approval Form must be submitted for approval along with a rendering including dimensions of the hanging signs/materials. Photos will not be accepted. Hanging signs/materials will only be permitted for those exhibitors who have an island or peninsula booth configuration in a size of 20’ x 20’ or larger. Hanging signs will not be allowed for inline booths. No exceptions.>
A promotional fee of $100 per 10’ x 10’ rented booth space will be charged for all hanging signs/materials, etc. There is a $500 late fee for any application received after January 2.
All hanging materials must be sent to the Freeman warehouse as advanced freight. The hanging materials must be packaged independently of the booth materials. The sign must be received no later than February 8. Failure to send the hanging materials as advanced freight to the Freeman warehouse will result in the hanging items not being hung. No exceptions.
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