Important Dates

The Exhibit Hall is Located in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Halls B2-D. 


Online Exhibit Manuals will be sent


August 12, 2019
Confirmed exhibitors, paid in full will be included in the City Map which is provided to attendees. The listing will be Company name and Booth number


September 6, 2019
Company descriptions entered online to be included in the Mobile App and the On-Site Exhibit Guide. (Companies that sign up between September 6 and September 18 will be included in the exhibit guide addendum. After September 18, new companies will only be listed on the website.)

September 16, 2019
First day to receive freight at the advanced warehouse

September 23, 2019
Hanging Sign Request for Approval to Tradeshow Logistics
Early Move-In Request for Approval to Tradeshow Logistics
Notification on Intent to Distribute Premiums, Novelty Items, or Food Products Form Due by Submitting From AAP Online Service Manual
Surveys and Questionnaires From Market Research Companies Due to AAP for Review
Valid Certificates of Insurance From Exhibitor Appointed Contractors Due to Tradeshow Logistics
Request for Use of Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Form Due to Tradeshow Logistics 

September 30, 2019
Discount deadline date


October 16, 2019
Last day to receive freight at the advance warehouse without surcharge

October 24, 2019
Exhibitor Move-In, 8:00am – 5:00pm
First day to receive freight at show site

October 25, 2019
Exhibitor Move-In Friday, 8:00am – 7:00pm

October 26, 2019
Show Open, 12:15pm – 4:00pm

October 27, 2019
Show Open, 10:00am – 4:00pm

October 28, 2019
Show Open, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Exhibitor Move-Out, 2:00pm – 10:00pm

October 29, 2019
Exhibitor Move-Out, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Bills of lading & carriers must be checked in by 12:00pm
All exhibit materials must be removed by 6:00pm