Location: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center | 1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201
Booth package: Your booth package is based upon your sponsorship agreement. In addition to your agreement, you will receive a 10’ x 10’ booth space, identification sign with your company/organization’s name, 8’ x 2’ skirted table, (2) two chairs and a waste basket.
Shipping Exhibitor materials: Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center will not accept any shipments of exhibit materials. If you need to ship materials please follow the instructions on the Blue Chip shipping forms. All advance shipments must be sent to Blue Chip Expo’s warehouse. Shipments sent directly to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center must be shipped to arrive only on Friday, May 19th between 8 a.m. and noon, to the attention of Blue Chip Expo.
Electricity, Internet, chairs, tables, etc.: All requests must be ordered with the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center prior to April 28 to avoid any late fees. Forms can be found on here. For additional information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Booth Set-Up: Friday, May 19th from 12 pm to 5 pm (Hall must be cleared at 5:30 pm)
ALL exhibitors must be completely set-up no later than one (1) hour prior to show opening on Saturday, and all isles must be cleared. There will be no setting up after the expo opens.
Booth Registration: Booth check-in and registration is on Saturday, May 20th from 8am a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Failure to arrive and register your booth at the hours scheduled will forfeit your right to your exhibit space.
Credentials: You will receive the agreed upon amount of Black Expo tickets prior to Black Expo. Please use the admission tickets to gain entry into the expo. A sponsor badge will NOT grant you entry into the Black Expo; everyone must have an admission ticket.
Tear-down: Tear-down begins immediately at the close of the show. Please do not tear-down your booth before the close of the show. All items must be out of the building by 10 p.m.
Upon check-in, each sponsor will receive:
- Sponsor badges
- Black Expo T-shirt (s)
- Passport to Prizes stickers
- Day Program
Sponsor badges may NOT be picked-up prior to the date of check-in for the Black Expo.