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Compliance Congress for Specialty Products
September 24-25, 2024
Sheraton Boston Hotel | Boston, MA

Please Note: There are strict guidelines for the exhibition at the venue, BCEC Boston. Please email Kristin Wittreich (kristin.wittreich@informa.com) a list of the items you plan to bring to the conference for approval and include dimensions for any large items.

Exhibitor Manual 2023

Below you will find information and links that will prepare you for the Compliance Congress for Specialty Products 2023.

Please carefully read through each section below and let Kristin Wittreich know if you have any questions.

Sales

Derek Tagilarino | +1 212 600 3433 | Derek.Tagilarino@informa.com

Operations

Kristin Wittreich | +1 862 386 1065 | Kristin.Wittreich@informa.com

DEADLINES

Company Logo and Profile - ASAP. Please send your high resolution logo in EPS format for onsite signage to Kristin Wittreich


Your Booth Plan - Please send your booth plan to Kristin Wittreich for Approval.


Insurance Certificate - Friday 26th August. Please email a copy of your company's insurance certificate for general/public liability.


Pass Registration - Friday 26th August. See Pass Registration section below for further information


AV Orders - Friday 1st September. AV services can be ordered through Metro AV. Please see the link below to order.

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METRO AV ORDER FORM


YOUR STAND & DELIVERIES

Your Tabletop Exhibit Space

Included in the booth space is:

  • A 6’ Table
  • 2 Chairs
  • Electricity with a Power Strip
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Please Note:

  • A backwall popup display under 8x8 is allowed, or other self-provided graphics like pull-up banners must all be placed behind the booth and not on the sides of the table.
  • With the Venue’s limited storage space, all spare boxes/cases must be stored under or behind the table.

Shipping

If you need to ship any items to your event, please see the below (Shipping Labels) area for instructions and labels on shipping to the event.

Move In - Hand Carry Instructions

The Licensee and its exhibitors will be allowed to hand carry one item, one time, in or out of the facility.

  • Hand-carried freight is defined as one item that can be easily carried by an individual, without the need for dollies or other mechanized equipment.
  • Exhibitors may use only hand-operated equipment, which they have provided; two-wheeled hand trucks and four-wheeled flat trucks are permitted as well.
  • No parking is allowed at the entrance of the facility, and the use of passenger elevators for movement of freight is not allowed. All packages are subject to inspection by facility personnel.
  • This policy is strictly enforced at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel skybridge as well.

The MCCA reserves the right to restrict all freight and package deliveries to the loading dock. MCCA Public Safety personnel will be on site to direct and assist exhibitors during move-in and move-out.

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SHIPPING INFORMATION & LABELS (ADVANCED WAREHOUSE)


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You can begin shipping your booth materials to the GES Advanced Warehouse on Monday, August 14th.

Please download and attach the labels below to ensure your materials arrive at your booth.

Please note: Shipments should arrive on or between Monday, August 14th - Thursday, September 14th

ACCOMODATION

Accommodation is not included in your package. All attendees are required to book their own accommodation individually.

EXHIBITION HALL SETUP AND BREAKDOWN

The exhibition will be open throughout the 3 day main conference. For the full agenda and networking break times, please click here.

Set Up

Tuesday, September 19th - 9:00AM - 12:00PM (booths must be set by 12:00PM)

Please note an Informa Staff member will be there during these times.


Exhibition Opening Times

Tuesday, September 19th - 12:30PM - 6:00PM

Wednesday, September 20th - 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday, September 21st - 8:00AM - 3:45PM



Breakdown

Thursday, September 21st - 3:45PM - 6:00PM

Please note an Informa Staff member will be there during these times.

EXHIBITING SUSTAINABLY

At Informa Connect, we have an ambition to become a champion of sustainability within our business and across the specialist markets we serve.

As part of our FasterForward programme, we have committed to a series of specific and ambitious goals and activities that, over a five year period, will help us become an ever more sustainable, high impact business while supporting and accelerating change in our markets.

PASS REGISTRATION - Deadline to submit all passes - Monday, August 28th

You are entitled to a certain number of complimentary registration passes per your agreement. If you are unsure how many passes you have used or what comes with your package, please contact your operations manager (Kristin Wittreich).
Delegate passes are for the 3-day main conference (September 19-21) for access to both Exhibit Hall and Conference sessions.

Complimentary Passes

The primary contact from each company will receive a unique link to access the Visit connect portal where you can register your complimentary Main Conference passes for the in-person event. All in-person passes will be automatically registered for the virtual platform.

Instructions

  • If you have an account from a previous show you can use that login OR just create a new account
  • Click on Compliance Congress for Specialty Products once you have activated it within your account
  • On the left side – click on “Service Center” then “Standpersonnel”- you can add your staff here

Please note:

  • Speakers will automatically be registered, please do not use your Main Conference passes to register speakers. I will be contacting all speakers directly with further information about their participation.

ADDITIONAL PASSES

If you need to register for additional passes over your allocation - this can be hendeled through delegate sales: Jason Samuda

VIRTUAL SHOWCASE

The Virtual Showcase page allows you to connect directly with attendees, it's a place for you to display content such as videos, images, and documents. Each hub can hold up to 3 videos and 10 documents. The attendee can also connect with you and your team on the booth, through video chat and the messenger function. You can even host 1-1 meeting on your hub, simply arrange to meet your attendees at your hub in your Demo Room.

The Showcase can also be branded, the backdrop can be customized with your logo and company colors, every part of the booth is designed to fit your company as it would at a physical event.

VIRTUAL SHOWCASE (continued)

A demo session will be set up with our Digital Delivery Team closer to the event to help you to build your Virtual Showcase page. In the meantime, please prepare the following Assets for your Virtual Showcase.

What Can You Upload To Your Virtual Showcase?

  • Company Website URL


  • 1000 character company description


  • Social Media Links - Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook


  • Company logo - (400 x 180px recommended). Make sure the image is cropped to the very edges of the logo with no white space around it. Your logo appears in the top left of your stand (PNG 5mb).


  • Three videos to represent your brand. When uploading a new video to the platform you must include a Title, Description and static Thumbnail which will display to visitors before a video is played. Finally drop your chosen video into the upload area (recommended 1920 x 1080px, landscape). Videos over 500MB or 5 minutes in length will fail to upload.
  • Ten downloadable PDFs to your page for visitors to take away in their delegate bag. When uploading a new PDF to the platform you must include a Title and Description which shows to your stand visitors. A thumbnail (600 x 250px) is also required per PDF. Portrait PDFs are recommended.


  • Title -Give your document a title (Max 74 characters).
    Description - (Max 146 characters)


  • Showcase page background image (OPTIONAL) - Add an eye-catching background to your stand to make it stand out here. Make sure the image is as quality as possible whilst still being under 5MBin size (1920 x 1080px recommended). The background appears behind your stand contents so abstract backgrounds without any text to logos work best (PNG 5MB).