General Information for Exhibitors

Below is important information and regulations for exhibitors.

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Exhibitor General Information

  1. All Exhibit load-in and load-out is done through loading dock entrances. Main entrances and guest elevators are not available for exhibit load-in or load-out.
  2. Parking on the loading dock is restricted to 20 minutes during the load-in and load-out process. If loading-in, please park the vehicle in the parking garage after load-in.
  3. All decorations, signs, banners, etc., may not be taped, nailed, or otherwise attached to any ceiling, window, painted surface, or wall of the facility. Both the Show Manager and the Event Coordinator must approve the location and method of installation of any special decorations or signs.
  4. No animals or pets are permitted in the facility except as an approved exhibit, activity or performance requiring the use of animals. Guide dogs are permitted at all times.
  5. The use of helium and helium balloons is prohibited in the facility. Adhesive-backed decals are not permitted to be distributed or used inside the facility, or in the immediate vicinity.
  6. All food, alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages, and concessions are operated and controlled exclusively by the Galveston Island Convention Center. Outside food is not allowed into the convention center.
  7. Exhibitors are allowed to bring in their own power strips/extension cords.
  8. Wireless internet is complimentary for all exhibitors. Please see show management for a passcode.
  9. Federal Express and UPS do not have daily pick-ups at the Galveston Island Convention Center. Please schedule a pick-up directly if needed.
  10. Parking in the parking garage is complimentary

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Galveston Island Convention Center
  • Multiple high-speed 500 Mb/sec internet access connections, running on a Cisco powered gigabit Ethernet infrastructure
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access throughout the entire facility
  • 38 Wireless Access Points in the Grand Ballroom, Exhibit Hall and Meeting Space
  • Wireless or Wired Internet Access available for Exhibitors
  • Analog and Digital phone services also available
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