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 22nd.
Storage of Show Boxes, Crates and Exhibit Containers
Wits volunteers (with fork lifts and carts) will pick up and store your containers, boxes and crates until after the show, however you must have a label on each piece in storage with your booth number and all other labels with booth numbers from other shows have been removed It is suggested to take pictures of the crates and boxes you are sending to storage. As space allows storage is free.
After The Show – Exhibit Removal and Shipping
At 4:00pm on Thursday Oct 28, the show will close and the Exhibits can be removed. The WITS volunteers will bring your boxes, crates and container to your booth that have been in storage if you have them marked correctly. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to make arrangement for the pickup of all crates and exhibit containers.
PLEASE LOOK AT THE SECTION WHICH APPLIES TO YOUR BOOTH.
For Crates and Boxes Being Picked Up By the Exhibitor’s Own Truck
Dock is open:
- Thursday Oct 28 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Just get your stuff and Go –
- Friday Oct 29 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
- Saturday Oct 30 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
- Dock closes at 12:00 noon Sat Oct 30
- We prefer to have everything picked up by 5:00 pm on Friday.
For Crates and Boxes Being Picked by: Freight Companies, UPS, FedEx, contract carriers, etc.
The Exhibitor needs to communicate to WITS Volunteers what boxes are going to be picked up by the various freight companies so we can be sure to have them on the dock for pick up. Friday Oct 29 is a good day for the commercial freight companies pickup at the West Dock.
WITS is not a freight forwarder we just want to be sure your boxes and crates get on the correct truck
Exhibitor Freight Communication Form
Come to booth 74 and fill out the form for boxes and crates being picked up freight companies, UPS, FedEx, and contract carriers. Remember most freight companies will not pick up on Saturday. If you want the WITS volunteer to take your crates to the dock for pick. You must be sure we now what your plans are.
- Thursday Oct 24th 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
- Friday Oct 25th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Saturday Oct 26th 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
- Dock closes at 12:00 noon Sat Oct 61st
- We prefer that everything is pickup on Friday Oct 25th.
Leave the boxes and crates in the Exhibitor’s booth unless instructed otherwise. Attach the shipping documents to the crates and boxes. When the freight company or parcel company comes the WITS Volunteers will bring your freight to the dock for ship out. As a courtesy, the volunteer fork lift drivers will load the crates and exhibit containers (under 3,000 lbs.), at no charge.
IMPORTANT – Suggested you take a picture of all boxes and crates which are ready for shipment.
If you wanted to forward a copy of the pictures to the WITS office via email; email@example.com we would appreciate it.
Remember – most freight companies will not pick up on Saturday so they have to pick up on Friday
Questions: Call or text Don Lenhart at (316) 573-7690 or email us
If you need pickup after Saturday, Oct 21st at 12:00 noon, contact the Henry Helgerson Co. (316-943-1851). There will be a charge for this storage and shipping service. Any freight not picked up by 12:00 noon on Saturday Oct 21 will be sent to the Henry Helgerson Co. Who will store it and the exhibitor will pay the charge for this service.
Henry Helgerson Co. information on shipping freight