Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa - 1001 E. McCarty Lane, San Marcos, TX 78666.
EVENT TIMES & DETAILS
Wednesday - August 21, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open to the Public
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. EXPO After Hours & Prizes
This trade show and after hour event is in its 34th year and is one of the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce’s best attended events. It is the premier networking event in San Marcos for 2019 and provides a great opportunity to reach key business contacts all under one roof.
It truly is a one of a kind for San Marcos and Hays County. Attendance is expected to exceed 1,500 and we are planning for more than 125 booths and exhibits representing a wide cross section of Chamber member businesses in the region.
EXPO AFTER HOURS DETAILS
A cash bar will be available during the hour of 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. During the hour, you may complete your EXPO Passport and turn it into the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce booth. At the end of the hour (5:30 p.m.), the winner of the $500 cash prize will be announced and must be present to win. To win, you must be 18 years of age or older.
During the hour, you may use your drink tickets which are included with your booth registration. Premium booths receive four tickets for each booth, and all other booths and tables receive two drink tickets per booth.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS
Booths are 8’ x 10’ (8 feet deep and 10 feet wide). Booths are piped and draped with space dividers segmenting each booth, each booth has an exhibitor sign, one skirted and covered six foot table, two chairs, and one trash receptacle. Booths may be combined to form a larger exhibit space. Internet and electricity provided.
Early Set-Up on Tuesday, August 20th - Contact the Chamber to arrange a time.
Day of Set-Up on Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 a.m. *All booths must be set-up by 9:30 a.m.
BOOTH TAKE DOWN
Wednesday, August 21 at 6:00 p.m.
Free parking for all Expo attendees and exhibitors. Exhibitors are asked to park on the Northwest end of the Conference Center parking lot after load-in.
2019 EXPO BOOTH CONTEST
Judging will be based on visual appeal, effective marketing message and staff knowledge that are working the booth. Awards will be presented in four categories:
Best of Show
- to be awarded to the booth that creatively and effectively delivers its business message to attendees of the show
- to be awarded to the booth that does the best job of creatively engaging the audience
- to be awarded to the booth with the most pleasant and courteous staff
- to be voted on by your exhibitor peers
Petitioning or distribution of political materials or businesses that are not an exhibitor is strictly prohibited. Other items may be prohibited based on sole discretion of event management.
Any exhibitor planning to bring any unusual or large items will need to contact the Chamber on or before 5:00 p.m. August 14, 2019 as this may affect your booth placement and load-in time.