"HPBExpo March Reno Sparks Convention Center Reno Nevada September Exhibitor"
HPBExpo 2009 March 18-21 Reno-Sparks Convention Center Reno, Nevada September, 2008 Exhibitor Bulletin #5 EARLY RENO REGISTRATION RUSH: site promotion, including Show Program & The 24-weeks-out pre-registration report Exhibit Guide advertising. Please contact indicates attendees and exhibitors are our Director of Advertising and Marketing, enthusiastically signing up for Expo. Total Betteanne Leahy, firstname.lastname@example.org for registration (attendees and exhibitors) is up details. 79% and attendee sign-up is close behind, jumping 74% compared to the same time HPBExpo LOGO AVAILABLE FOR YOUR last year. “This is great news for Expo and PRINTING NEEDS: Help promote the HPBA,” said Steve Magnotti, Expo show by adding the HPBExpo logo to your Committee chairman. “Whether the advertising materials, statements, invoices, economy is up or down, the HPBExpo and more! Contact us today for an clearly is the not-to-be-missed trade show electronic file. and annual gathering of the hearth, patio and barbecue industries.” COMPANY INFORMATION ONLINE at HPBA’s Expo promotion is multi-pronged. www.hpbexpo.com: The website is an In addition to a strong direct-mail campaign, excellent resource for attendees who want Expo advertising is placed in all the trade to learn more about the HPBExpo and magazines, and a special registration participating exhibitors. Don't miss out on opportunity to builders, remodelers and your opportunity for this added exposure - If architects, within a 200-mile radius of Reno, you have not yet checked your listing, will commence next month. please do so at your earliest convenience at: YOU ARE HERE PROMOTIONAL www.hpbexpo.com/content/exhibitors. OPPORTUNITY: A new, very powerful Changes can be made to your listing at directory system designed to help attendees www.hpbexpo.com/selfupdate. Please find you on the show floor will be available contact HPBA if you are in need of your this year. Attendees will use the system to user name and/or password. find the companies, products and services they are looking for on the show floor – Please note that exhibitors that have yet to they’ll use it to find you. The point is to help pay a booth deposit will NOT be listed on put qualified prospects in your booth. the website. The system will be deployed on various stations on the show floor and will also be **Information you provide on the website will available on the show site prior to the show. also be used for the Show Program Guide as You’ll soon receive a call to briefly walk well as the YOU ARE HERE interactive floor you through the new “You Are Here” plan later available online and at the show. You can continue to make changes or updates system, reviewing your listing, and showing throughout the year to be sure that the most you promotional options. Please call 703- current information on your company is 299-3430 for more information. provided. Information listed as of January 2, 2009 will be used for the Show Program & OTHER PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Exhibit Guide. Please note that the contact FOR HPBExpo: Make the most of your listed online will be the contact listed in the exhibiting experience by having your show guide - be sure to update accordingly. company’s name stand out above the rest. We have a variety of opportunities for on- 1 EXPO REGISTRATION AND HOUSING please let us know – we’d be happy to help OPEN ONLINE: Registration and housing you. are both available online at www.hpbexpo.com. Forms are also REVIEW PAST BULLETINS: If you missed posted online if you prefer to fax your any past Bulletins, please take a few requests. moments to review their content online at www.hpbexpo.com – just click on Exhibitor INDOOR AND OUTDOOR BURNING: If Services and scroll down to the Bulletin you are planning to burn an approved section. appliance indoors or outdoors, please take a moment to fill out the appropriate form so FLOOR PLANS: Updated floor plans are that we may better prepare for your fuel available online at www.hpbexpo.com. needs. We will need all fuel needs and Remember that exhibitors are responsible booth diagrams submitted by December 1. for tracking updates regarding the layout Forms are available online at surrounding their booth. If you are www.hpbexpo.com – click on Exhibitor interested in changing booth locations, Services. please let us know. Also, if you require a printed version of the map, please let us OUTDOOR BURN AREA FUEL know and we will send one to you. DONATIONS: If your company is interested in donating fuel or other useful As always, if you have any questions, products to our outdoor burn area, please please feel free to contact Amy Jackson at send an email to email@example.com. (703)522-0086 ext. 125 or email Typical donations include charcoal, fire firstname.lastname@example.org. starters, pellets, pressed logs, and chimney venting. Donating companies will be highlighted on a special Thank You page in the Show Program & Exhibit Guide and at Expo. NEW PRODUCT PAVILION: Introducing a New Product? Display it in the New Product Pavilion for maximum exposure! The ORDER SERVICES EARLY! Pavilion is the place where attendees and press can see what’s new. Along with your Be careful to note all order deadline dates for displayed product, we’ll have signage listing services your exhibit may require. In many your company name and booth number so cases, this results in a 30% or greater cost viewers know exactly where to find you and savings if ordered in advance. The deadline sign up to buy! dates are always indicated in bold copy at the top of the page of each applicable order form. EXHIBITOR SERVICE MANUAL: The HPBExpo 2009 Exhibitor Service Manual is now being developed. Manuals should be shipped out to exhibitors in late October or early November. The manual will contain very important information and order forms for the show. If you have questions about items before you receive your manual, 2