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April 25-28, 2022
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NEW ORLEANS | ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER

Reserve Your Space

Exhibiting Tips & Budgeting

Tips

Minimize labor costs for installation and dismantling: 

  • If shipping direct, schedule your labor for the day after your target delivery date. Freeman cannot guarantee what time your freight will be delivered to your booth on the day it arrives. 
  • Number your crates according to content. Attach a diagram with instructions for exhibit setup, and include electrical requirements and repacking instructions. 
  • Submit electrical and telecommunications floorplans in advance. This allows Freeman and Morial Convention Center New Orleans (MCCNO) to review prior to your arrival onsite. 

Marketing: Invite your customers with assets from a complete promotion kit. You’ll find the event logos, promotional banners, and opportunities to increase your exposure. Learn more here.

Deadlines: Pay attention to the deadlines. Whether the deadline is for discounts to save you money on services you need, last chance dates, to other critical information. Review the Deadlines page to ensure you are taking advantage of every option available. Remember, ordering prior to the deadlines can save you up to 30 percent! 

Beware of Unofficial Vendor and Potential Scams: Some exhibitors have reported receiving solicitations from unofficial vendors. If you receive a solicitation and are unsure of the vendor’s affiliation with IEEE PES or T&D, please contact T&D Exhibits at (972) 521-9902 or [email protected]See the approved IEEE PES T&D Partner Companies and scams to look out for.

Budgeting

Budgeting for a trade show can be difficult. According to industry averages you can plan on the following generalizations:

  • Booth Space Fees 30%
  • Show Services* 19%
  • Exhibit Design 10%
  • Shipping & Drayage 10%
  • Promotions 5%
  • Booth Staff & Travel** 20%
  • Miscellaneous 5%

No hard wall structures, furniture, carpet or electricity are included in your space. The full exhibitor manual will be available online in late 2021. To assist you with budgeting for the event, we have included a list of commonly ordered items and costs. Please note all pricing is based on orders placed by the discount deadline. The discount deadline is March 21, 2022.

Packages

Freeman is offering Exhibitor Value Packages designed to help deliver a better product to you at a reduced overall price.  It decreases the cost to exhibit and maximizes ROI.  These packages and additional items can be ordered this fall to meet individual needs and can enhance company branding and identity.  Beginning in November 2021 you can contact Freeman to learn more about the Value Packages! Freeman also has the capabilities to design a custom booth developed to meet your specific goals and requirements. You may choose a custom designed booth or to save money you may choose to rent a standard or deluxe hardwall unit. For custom booth designs contact [email protected].

Graphic Backwall Packages

  • Includes Custom Fabric Graphic with Carry Case (purchased items you keep)
  • Installation & Dismantle of Exhibit
10×10 Booth: $3,200
10 x 20 Booth: $6,200
10×10 Booth: $3,200
– 36” D x 30” H Café Table (Round) – Limerick Side Chair (2) – Wastebasket Standard 10×10 Carpet (w/ daily cleaning) – Power for Lights Only Arm Lights (3) – 200 pounds Material Handling
10 x 20 Booth: $6,200
– 36” D x 30” H Café Table (Round) (2) – Limerick Side Chair (4) – Wastebasket Standard 10×20 Carpet (w/ daily cleaning) – Power for Lights Only Arm Lights (6) – 400 pounds Material Handling

Furniture Packages

  • (Pipe and Drape)
  • Geared towards material distribution or table-top display.
10×10 Booth: $250
10 x 20 Booth: $480
10×10 Booth: $250
– 6’ Draped Table (30” high) – (2) Limerick Side Chairs – Wastebasket CARPET IS NOT INCLUDED
10 x 20 Booth: $480
– (2) 6’ Draped Table (30” high) – (4) Limerick Side Chairs – Wastebasket CARPET IS NOT INCLUDED

Labor Rates

Labor is taxable. Tax rate is 2%.

  • Straight Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday
  • Over Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 am Monday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
  • Double Time: Holidays
Labor Type
ST
OT
DT
Labor Type
Display I/D Labor / hr
ST
$100.00
OT
$140.00
DT
$200.00
Labor Type
Rigging -15K Fork+ operator
ST
$181.25
OT
$235.00
DT

Furniture

Furniture orders are taxables. Tax rate is 11.45%.

6’ Draped table
$150.00
Black Café Table (30” h x 24”w)
$227.50
Limerick Side Chair
$65.00
Limerick Stool
$95.00
Black Diamond Arm Chair
$135.00
Wastebasket
$20.00
Key Largo Sofa
$590.20

Carpet

Furniture orders are taxables. Tax rate is 11.45%.

10’ x 10’ Standard Carpet
$204.00
10’ x 20’ Standard Carpet
$385.00
16oz Custom Cut
$3.00 / SqFt
28oz Custom Cut (Up to 700sf)
$4.00 / SqFt
28oz Custom Cut (over 700 sf)
$3.70 / SqFt
1/2” Padding (90-700 sq.ft)
$0.70 / SqFt

Shipping Dates

Important Dates

3/29/22

Advance Shipments May Begin Arriving at Warehouse

4/13/22

Last day Advance Shipments may at warehouse w/o surcharge

International Shipping Dates

3/25/22

Last Day for LCL Sea Freight to arrive in New Orleans (Adv Warehouse)

3/28/22

Last Day for FCL Sea Freight to arrive in New Orleans (Adv Warehouse)

3/30/22

Last Day for LCL Sea Freight to arrive in New Orleans (Direct to Dock)

4/4/22

Last day for Air Freight to arrive in New Orleans (Adv Warehouse)

4/6/22

Last Day for FCL Sea Freight to arrive in New Orleans (Direct to Dock)

4/11/22

Last day for Air Freight to arrive in New Orleans

Questions?

If you have additional questions or need more help planning, feel free to contact T&D Exhibits at [email protected] or (972) 521-9902.