Receiving Exhibit Containers, Crates and Boxes

Move In Schedule

The address:

Century II Convention Center – Expo Hall – 225 West Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202

Most freight companies will deliver to the West Dock because it is a truck high loading dock, the South Door is only ground level.

But no freight can be accepted before Oct 12, 2023 we do not have access to the Expo Hall earlier than Oct 12.

Under 3,000lbs

As a courtesy volunteer forklift drivers and dock hands will be available to assist in unloading and get the freight to your booth and loading as needed. We will unload from freight companies or Exhibitor vehicles. Crates and boxes which are under 3,000 lbs and can be unloaded with a standard forklift and standard length forks. Volunteers will also have push trucks available to receive freight and assist vendors moving boxes to their booth. The dock will be open at the following times:


Receiving Information

Unload date and times:

Thursday Oct 128:00am till 6:00pm
Friday Oct 138:00am till 6:00pm
Saturday Oct 148:00am till 5:00pm
Sunday Oct 15contact office
Monday Oct 167:30am till 8:00pm
Tuesday Oct 177:30am till 11:00am

Questions – contact Don Lenhart 316-573-7690 or the WITS office 316-942-2401

If you want to ship in freight for the 2023 WITS Show before Oct 12, 2023. Then contact the Henry Helgerson Company (316-943-1851) to receive your freight, they will charge you for this service. They can receive at their facility and deliver it to Century II EXPO Hall after Oct. 12.

Century II has (2) unloading areas:

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Dock Map

Century II has (2) unloading areas: West Dock and South Door

West Dock

This is on the west side of Century II Expo Hall which has dock for freight unloading and a ramp. A street coming off of Douglas at Waco serves the dock.

South Door

It is on the south end of the Expo hall. From the corner of Main St and Waterman St, go west on Waterman street to turn north into the parking lot.

Over 3,000lbs

If your crates are over 3,000 lbs or they are of a configuration in which a standard fork lift can not unload the item, then you will have to contract and pay for the services of one of the approved millwright companies listed below:

Companies which provide Equipment and Millwright services:

Hall Industrial Service
221 E. Murdock
Wichita, KS 67214

Phone 316-945-4255

Belger Cartage Service
2555 S. Kessler
Wichita, KS 67217

Phone 316-943-0101

Sanilift, Inc.
1355  S. Anna St.
Wichita, KS 67209

Phone 316-941-4335

Packing cases, crates and boxes cannot be allowed to be behind the curtains, contact a WITS Volunteer for the storage of the crates and boxes, for more information refer to the WITS Show Website.

All exhibits must be in place for the show to open at 12:00 Noon Oct 17th. Show opens at 1:00 pm on Tuesday October 17, 2023