BENEFITS OF ATTENDING NPE2018 SPACE DRAW

MARCH 20-22, 2017—ROSEN SHINGLE CREEK, ORLANDO, FLORIDA

REGISTER NOW FOR NPE2018 SPACE DRAW

Registration to attend NPE2018 Space Draw and select your booth space is now open. Registration is free.

NPE2018 Space Draw gives you access to many benefits design to get your booth logistics nearly completed early. Make plans to be in Orlando March 20-22, 2017 to get a headstart on your booth planning so you can spend the next year focused on attracting your current and prospective customers to the show.

 

Early Bird Access to NPE2018 Exhibitor Housing – June 1, 2017: 

NPE2018 exhibitor housing officially opens June 19, 2017, when you pick-up your badge at the Space Draw, your company will be eligible for access to the Early Bird Exhibitor Housing – two weeks prior to the official opening!  Visit the Expovision – Official NPE2018 Housing Office booth for more details.
 

Marketing Workshop – We’ve Got You Covered: 

Sponsored by Plastics Technology Magazine
Presented by Kimberly Hardcastle, mdg
Get a head start with early-bird access to promotional tools and opportunities.  Compare sponsorship options, get ideas and tips to build booth traffic and generate leads, make connections and explore co-promotion possibilities with other exhibitors.  The Marketing Workshop will be offered on Monday morning and Tuesday morning for your convenience to accommodate your travel schedule.
 

Meet with NPE2018 Official Contractors:

Visit our official show contractor booths as you prepare for your booth selection – and then again after to begin planning your booth and take advantage of specials they are offering for attending:
 
  • Centerplate:  Drawing for $250 catering certificate – three winners, limit one per company. And, receive a 10% discount on catering orders. 
  • Convention Data Services (CDS):  Meet our new NPE2018 registration contractor and preview their Xpress Lead Retrieval technology. Sign up for any CDS XPress Lead Retrieval option and get 10% off your order!  Rent CDS XPress Lead Retrieval to scan badges, build a list of qualified sales leads and manage your lead follow-up. 
  • Freeman:  Enter Drawing to WIN your choice of:  Complimentary Custom Carpet; 50% Discount on Classic Furniture; 25% Discount on New Gen Furniture; or 10% Discount Custom Furniture
  • Expovision – Official NPE2018 Housing Office:  Enter Drawings to WIN site visit, discounts on hosting an event, restaurant certificates, and more.
  • Floral Exhibits: Attend the NPE2018 Space Draw and receive a 5% Discount on floral orders placed by March 9, 2018.
  • Orange County Convention Center (OCCC): Complete a preliminary rigging order form, pay the initial rigging charge and receive a 10% discount on rigging equipment ordered through the OCCC’s rigging department.
  • Smart City: $100 off your internet/telephone order for NPE2018!  Visit the Smart City booth to meet with the Smart City staff and receive your voucher.  Limit one voucher per company will apply to your NPE2018 order.
  • Visit Orlando: Enter Drawing to WIN prizes to include restaurant certificates, discounts for hosting an event, and more.
 

Tour of OCCC: 

See what’s new (digital signage sponsorship opportunities, hotel skywalk connectors), placement of show services (registration, shuttle drops, etc.), location of NPE2018 exhibit hall entrances, and more.  Three tour options offered for your convenience to accommodate your travel schedule.
 

Networking Opportunities: 

Evening events offer the opportunity to network with your colleagues and at the same time start preparing for your show hospitality events and dinners – take advantage by making reservations now as they book-up quickly for the show:
 
Sunday, March 19, 2017; 6:30pm-8:00pm; Orange County Convention Center (OCCC):
OCCC Welcome Reception: Sponsored by OCCC & Centerplate
Network with colleagues and OCCC exclusive partners, preview Centerplate’s catering services, and sample their menu offerings – then don’t forget to visit the Centerplate booth to place your show catering order and receive a 10% discount!
 
Monday, March 20, 2017; 9:00am-10:00am; Continental Breakfast with Contractors:
Sponsored by Plastics Machinery Magazine
Meet with our NPE2018 Official Contractors and Partners to begin planning for the show.
 
Monday, March 20, 2017; 12:00pm-1:00pm; Networking Lunch with Contractors:
Sponsored by Plastics Machinery Magazine
Meet with our NPE2018 Official Contractors and Partners to begin planning for the show.
 
Monday, March 20, 2017; 5:30pm-6:30pm; Rosen Shingle Creek Gatlin Terrace:
Plastics Technology Happy Hour: Sponsored by Gardner Business Media
The traditional Plastics Technology Martini Luge can’t be missed!  Come join the fun and network with colleagues and discover all the NPE2018 marketing opportunities available from Gardner Business Media.
 
Monday, March 20, 2017; 7:00pm-9:00pm; Mango’s Tropical Café:
Mango’s After Hours Reception: Sponsored by Mango’s Tropical Café
Located in the new I-Drive 360 area, join us for this fun and entertaining event and get know this new area of the OCCC Campus. 
 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017; 8:30am-9:30am; Continental Breakfast with Contractors:
Sponsored by Plastics Machinery Magazine
Meet with our NPE2018 Official Contractors and Partners to begin planning for the show.
 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017; 12:00pm-1:00pm; Networking Lunch with Official Contractors:
Sponsored by Plastics Machinery Magazine
Meet with our NPE2018 Official Contractors and Partners to begin planning for the show.
 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017; 6:30pm-8:00pm; The Pub:
The Pub Happy Hour Reception: Sponsored by The Pub
British-Inspired, American-Crafted, The Pub is located in Pointe Orlando, a convenient location for hosting dinners and events.  The Pub provides a true British Pub experience complete with brilliant food, drink and genuine hospitality. It’s a great place to dine, drink and gather.
 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017; 7:30am-8:30am; Continental Breakfast with Contractors:
Sponsored by Plastics Machinery Magazine
Meet with our NPE2018 Official Contractors and Partners to begin planning for the show.
 

Arriving Early?  Sign-up for our NPE2018 Space Draw Golf Tournament:  Fee: $150/player

Play a whole new golf game on the newly redesigned, award-winning golf course at Shingle Creek Golf Club!  It’s golf reinvented, with the classic Arnold Palmer touch. It’s legendary and far from the typical.  Tee up and face new challenging greens that provide the best golf game for players of all skill levels surrounded by enchanting flora and wildlife. Face exciting hazards, twists, and bends. Prizes will be awarded to winning Foursome, Closest to the Pin, and Longest Drive.
 

Wish you could be there, but can’t?

We hope you see the value in attending, but realize your schedule may not permit.  If you are not able to attend, we offer several options for the selection of your booth:
 
  • Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) offers NPE2018 Space Draw Concierge Services to provide an onsite representative for your company at the Space Draw to facilitate your company’s booth selection. Click here for more details.
  • Know a colleague who is attending the Space Draw?  You may authorize an individual attending the Space Draw to serve as your proxy for your booth selection.  If you want to authorize a proxy for your company booth selection, you must notify show management via email by Monday, March 13, 2017: spacedraw@npe.org
  • If a representative of your company is not at the Space Draw, show management will select your company’s booth during your assigned position based on information provided on your NPE2018 Space Application & Contract.