Setup before the show

Exhibitor Setup and Tear Down Info

All booths have to be in place ready to go by  Tuesday Oct 26th  at 12:00 noon as the show opens at 1:00 pm

Thursday Oct 21

  • Hall Industrial, Belger and Sanilift  will start unloading the large machines
  • Electricians will begin hooking up machines
  • No small booth space  will be available, this day is only for the large machines.
  • West Dock is open to receive freight and crates and store it inside until the booths are ready

Friday Oct 22

  • Doors will open at 7:30 am (West Dock door)
  • Hall Industrial, Belger and Sanilift  will  continue to unload and set the large machines
  • The  small booth space  will be available during the day as curtains are set up and millwrights are done
  • Air will be installed  to booths who have submitted a air request form to the WITS office
  • Electricians will be hooking up machines
  • West Dock is open to receive freight  and South big door will be open to allow exhibitors to move in.

Saturday Oct 23

  • Doors will open at 7:30 am   (West Dock door) (Big South Door)  Volunteer driven forklifts will be available
  • All booths in Expo Hall will be available
  • Air  and electric will be run to the booths for all who turned in a request form to the WITS office

Sunday Oct 24

  • Contact the WITS office if you need access on Sunday

Monday Oct 25

  • Doors will open at 7:30 am   (West Dock door) (Big South Door) Volunteer driven forklifts will be available
  • All booths in Expo Hall  will be available for complete setup,  Box and crate storage is available, as a Volunteer forklift driver
  • Air  and electric will be made available as needed.

Tuesday Oct 26

  • Doors will open at 7:30 am   (West Dock door)  (South door) Volunteer driven forklifts will be available
  • All booths in Expo Hall  will be available for complete setup
  • Air  and Electric will be made available as needed
  • Show opens at 1:00 pm please have all boxes and crates in storage by 12:00 noon
  • Do not store boxes and show containers behind the booth drapes

Tear down after the show closes

The WITS Show closes at 4:00 pm  on Thursday Oct 24, do not start closing your booth before 4:00 pm

Exhibitors who are shipping freight  –  Important!!  If you want the WITS Volunteer forklift drivers to pick up  your crates and boxes from your booth to be staged for pickup by the freight companies on Friday morning  from the West Dock you must fill out the FREIGHT INFORMATION PICK-UP SHEET and turn it into the WITS office or the Exhibitor Services booth 74.

Freight Shipping Pick-up Information Sheet

Thursday Oct 28

  • Show closes at 4:00 pm
  • The exhibitors are to pack up their booth and can leave.
  • The big South Door will be open as will the West Dock to load out their exhibit.
  • At the close of the show Volunteer with (6) forklifts  and push carts will start delivering crates and exhibit containers to the booths.
  • The west Dock is open for Freight companies and trucks which need dock high loading and will close at 9:00 pm?
  • Electricians will start unhooking machines.
  • Exhibitors will disconnect air hoses from their machine and WITS volunteers will roll them up for storage.
  • Henry Helgerson Co.  will start removing booth drapes, chairs and tables.
  • Any exhibits  which are being  shipped from the show by  a freight company be sure to have all the paperwork done and the pickup scheduled.
  • For any exhibitor who is shipping by a freight company please take a picture of each crate and a close up of the shipping label.

Friday Oct 29 

  • Doors will open at 7:30 am   (West Dock door)
  • West Dock will be open by 7:30 am  and close at 5:00 pm. , volunteers with forklifts will be available to load crates.
  • The big South Door will be open as will the West Dock to load out their exhibit.
  • Electricians will be unhooking machines and rolling up wire
  • Hall Industrial, Belger and Sanilift  will be loading the large machines using the Big South door.
  • Exhibitors will disconnect air hoses from their machine and WITS volunteers will roll them up for storage.
  • Helgerson will be removing booth drapes, chairs and tables.
  • Any exhibits  which are being  shipped from the show by  a freight company be sure to have all the paperwork done and the pickup scheduled.
  • Most freight companies will not pickup  on Saturday so be sure  to call in early to  schedule a Friday pick up
  • Small booths which are loading out on Friday.  If you did not pack your booth on Thursday evening  pack it Friday morning as the booth drapes are removed and your exhibit contents and boxes can get moved around.

Saturday Oct 28

  • West Dock will be open  7:30 am  and close at 12:00 noon,  volunteers  with forklifts will be available to load crates.
  • The big South Door will be open as will the West Dock to load out their exhibit.
  • ALL EXHIBITS AND CRATES MUST BE PICKUP BY  SAT  NOON  OR ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES AND STORAGE COST WILL INCURED