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Exhibit Hall

 

La Quinta Exibit Hall Forms

 

Expo Hall Schedule

Thursday, November 12
Installation
Friday, November 13
Show Open from 9–11 a.m. and from 2–7 p.m.
Saturday, November 14
Show Open from 9–12 p.m. and from 3–5 p.m.
Saturday Evening & Sunday Morning
Dismantle

 

Become an Exhibitor

Contact Kelley Arnold at 1 (800) 800-1910 or karnold@csg.org. You can also return the enclosed contract to: Kelley Arnold, CSG, 2760 Research Park Drive, Lexington, KY 40511 or by fax to (859) 244-8001.

 

 

 

Why Exhibit at CSG’s Annual State Trends Leadership Forum?

Exhibiting at the CSG meeting will give you the opportunity to influence government appropriations and product purchases. No other meeting will provide you with more face-to-face interaction with key state government leaders. The unique size and venue of the meeting will assure that exhibitors have direct contact with some of the nation’s most important decision makers. Exhibitors will also have access to corporate executives and government affairs professionals from some of the country’s most successful Fortune 500 companies.

 

Who exhibits at CSG’s Annual Conference?

  1. Nonprofit organizations
  2. Government agencies
  3. Fortune 500 companies
  4. Civic groups

 

What’s Included in the Exhibit Fee?

Booth Rates Each space is a 10’ X 10’, includes one full meeting registration, four floor-only passes, wastebasket, company sign and program listing. Only one organization per space, please. (Expo Hall is carpeted)
  1. CSG Associate Member Organizaton
    $1,300 per 10 x 10 space
  2. Government Agencies (State or Federal) Nonprofit Associations & Academic
    $1,500 per 10 x 10 space
  3. Private Sector (Non-associate Member)
    $1,700 per 10 x 10 space

 

 

Expo Program Lisitng

  1. Standard Listing included in booth purchase price
  2. Program Listing
    1. Listing includes organization name, one key contact name with address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, Web site listing
    2. A 30-word description of your organization
    3. Booth number
Upgraded listing packages/advertising possibilities will also be available.

 

 

 

La Quinta Expo Hall General Information

 

Accommodations
The meeting will take place at the La Quinta Resort and Club. Please visit www.csg.org for complete information on all meeting hotels, availability and reservation numbers.
 
Meeting Agenda
A complete agenda, including registration hours, will be posted to www.csg.org as information becomes available. Please check the site often for updates.
 
Expo Registration
Any person working the booth must have a CSG-issued name badge. Please include the names of all expo personnel on the registration form. Late conference registration for additional personnel can be made on-site at the registration desk. Expo personnel without name badges will not be admitted into the expo hall or any other area of the meeting.
 
Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing. Exhibitors who cancel on or before Oct. 15, 2009, will receive a 50 percent refund in the event that all booth space is sold. This refund shall be mailed approximately 30 days after the show closes. Exhibitors who cancel after Oct. 15, 2009, will receive no refund. The date upon which the written notice of cancellation is received shall apply as the official date of cancellation. Upon cancellation, CSG has the right to resell the space vacated.
 
Early Teardown
Early breakdown before the close of the show will result in a $100 penalty charge. In addition, the Exhibitor will forfeit 1) the opportunity to sign up for the following year’s conference under the early rate and 2) the opportunity to select booth space at future meetings (booth space assigned by Management instead of the Exhibitor).
 
Use of Expo Space
At least one company representative MUST be present in the booth at all times during the show’s operations. Attendees will be participating in a giveaway that will require them to visit each booth and receive a stamp from one company representative on their Expo Hall Passport. Please be respectful of attendees and staff the booth at all times. In addition, all demonstrations and exhibits must be confined to the assigned space. Displays cannot be set-up in aisles.
 
Promotional Item Policy
Due to the ethics requirements of public officials, any promotional items distributed at any conference, meeting or exposition of CSG should be limited to items of token value.