Franchise Expo West 2018 Online Exhibitor Manual
  

General Show Information


 
SHOW DATES/HOURS
Thursday, November 1
Friday, November 2
Saturday, November 3


10:00am to 4:00pm
10:00am to 4:00pm
10:00am to 4:00pm

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted on the show floor at any time during exhibitor move in or exhibitor move out. They are permitted on the show floor during show days and must be with an adult at all times.
 
SHOW LOCATION
Los Angeles Convention Center
West Hall A
1201 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
 
CONFERENCE DATES/HOURS
Thursday, November 1
Friday, November 2
Saturday, November 3
9:30am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
 
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION (located in West Hall A Lobby)
Wednesday, October 31
Thursday, November 1
Friday, November 2
Saturday, November 3
8:00am - 5:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
8:30am - 4:00pm
 
EXHIBITOR HOURS
Wednesday, October 31
Thursday, November 1
Friday, November 2
Saturday, November 3
Saturday, November 3
8:00am - 5:00pm*
9:00am - 4:00pm**
8:30am - 4:00pm**
8:30am - 4:00pm**
4:00pm - 8:00pm***
Freight and Exhibitor Move In
Show Floor Opens at 10:00am
Show Floor Opens at 10:00am
Show Floor Opens at 10:00am
Exhibitor Move-Out
 
* All freight trucks should check in by 2:00pm on Wednesday. All booths must be set up on Wednesday. Set up is NOT permitted on Thursday. Straight time labor ends at 4:30pm when overtime rates begin. If you are in the exhibit hall prior to 5:00pm, you may stay as long as you need to finish set-up. If you are going to arrive after 5:00, please contact Martin Joksimovic at 201-881-1658.

** Franchise Expo West 2018 Exhibitor Coffee: Complimentary coffee is available to all exhibitors in the Supplier Section of the Show Floor on show dates.Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8:30 - 9:30.

*** Show closes on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:00pm. Any exhibitor breaking down their booth display prior to 4:00pm on
Saturday will be charged a $500 penalty. Freeman will begin returning empty shipping containers at approximately 4:30pm (after aisle carpet removal) and the process may take up to 2 hours. ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE FACILITY BY 8:00pm on Saturday night. To ensure this, please have all carriers check-in on Saturday, November 3 by 6:00pm.
 
BOOTH EQUIPMENT
Each linear booth will receive an 8’ high red and white back wall drape and 4’ red side rail drape. A booth identification sign displaying company name and booth number will be provided to all linear booth spaces indicating the name of the exhibiting company and booth number. Booth carpet is not included with booth and must be ordered or provided by exhibitors. If Exhibitor brings their own flooring, it must cover their entire booth space.

SUPPLIER'S SECTION BOOTH EQUIPMENT
Each linear booth in the Supplier’s Section will be set with 8' high black and white back drape, 4' high black side dividers, one 6' x 30'' black skirted table, two black diamond side chairs, one wastebasket, gray booth carpet and a booth identification sign displaying company name and booth numbe . If Exhibitor brings their own flooring, it must cover their entire booth space.

EMERGING BRANDS PAVILION BOOTH EQUIPMENT
Each booth in the Emerging Brands Pavilion will be set with 8' high red and white back drape, 4' high red side dividers, one 4' x 30'' black skirted table, one black diamond side chair, one wastebasket, gray booth carpet and a booth identification sign displaying company name and booth number . If Exhibitor brings their own flooring, it must cover their entire booth space.

Daily vacuuming is NOT included as part of your booth price. Please order cleaning from the Booth Cleaning order form.

Exhibitors that are cooking and/or distributing food samples please order daily porter service from Freeman Services.
 
FREEMANONLINE® Take advantage of discount pricing by ordering online at https://www.freemanco.com/store/show/landing.jsp?showID=463726 by October 10, 2018. Additionally, you can now access FreemanOnline from any device — desktop, laptop, tablet or via our new FreemanOnline Mobile App. To place online orders, you will be required to enter your unique Username and Password. If this is your first time to use FreemanOnline, click on the "LogIn" link. If you need assistance with FreemanOnline, please call their Customer Support Center at (714) 254-3410. Fax (469) 621-5602.

ADVANCE SHIPPING TO FREEMAN WAREHOUSE
This is the preferred method of shipping. This ensures timely delivery of freight directly to your booth at show site. Advanced shipments can arrive beginning October 1, but no later than 3:30pm on October 24 (warehouse receiving hours are 8:00am to 3:30pm).

Address for Advance Shipping:

Franchise Expo West
Exhibiting Company Name
Booth Number
c/o Freeman
900 East Santa Ana St.
Anaheim, CA 92805
 
DIRECT SHIPPING TO Los Angeles Convention Center
Shipments can arrive direct at show site on Wednesday, October 31 (receiving hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm). Please note: shipments received prior to October 31 will NOT be accepted.

Address for Direct Shipping:

Franchise Expo West
Name of Exhibiting Company / Booth Number
c/o Freeman
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
 
FOOD EXHIBITORS
There are special regulations that must be followed by exhibitors cooking or sampling food and/or beverages, as well as obtain a temporary Health Permit. Any Exhibitor that is planning on cooking and/or distributing food and beverage samples during Franchise Expo West 2018, please contact Martin Joksimovic at 201-881-1658 or email: Martin.Joksimovic@comexposium.com.
 
VEHICLE EXHIBITORS
Any Exhibitor that is planning on having a vehicle in their booth space as part of their display during the Franchise Expo West 2018, please contact Martin Joksimovic at 201-881-1658 or email: Martin.Joksimovic@comexposium.com.