Receiving Exhibit Containers, Crates and Boxes
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.
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:
Unload date and times:
|Thursday Oct 12||8:00am till 6:00pm|
|Friday Oct 13||8:00am till 6:00pm|
|Saturday Oct 14||8:00am till 5:00pm|
|Sunday Oct 15||contact office|
|Monday Oct 16||7:30am till 8:00pm|
|Tuesday Oct 17||7:30am 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:
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.
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:
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