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CONFIRMED EXHIBITOR INFORMATION: 18TH ANNUAL NORTH CAROLINA DEFENSE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRADE SHOW

The below information is for the use of confirmed exhibitors of the Defense Trade Show. If you are not a confirmed exhibitor, please review the exhibitor application link to the right (once all spaces have filled), the exhibitor application will no longer be active. 

EXHIBITOR LAYOUT

FORT BRAGG BUSINESS OUTREACH EVENT.  On Tuesday, August 6th, in lieu of the formal breakfast (previous years), the Fort Bragg Outreach Event will be held starting at 0800 (light breakfast and refreshments will be available).  The Fort Bragg Outreach Event will provide a forum for Directorate and other installation officials to provide an update on:

  • Directorate and agency missions and scope of current operations
  • Processes for doing business with Directorates and agencies
  • Currently contracted services, current prime contractors and duration of current service contracts (where applicable)
  • Current and anticipated requirements for goods and services
  • The budget and contracting environment and its anticipated impact on future operations

The Fort Bragg Business Outreach Event will be held at Fayetteville Technical Community College in the Tony Rand Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room for all exhibitors and invited guests (2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303) with program beginning at 8:00 am.  All Trade Show Exhibitor participants are encouraged to attend this event.  Please arrive no later than 7:40 am so that program can begin promptly at 8:00 am.

DEFENSE TRADE SHOW.
Following the Outreach Event, the 18th Annual Defense & Economic Development Trade Show will begin at 10:50 am on the Fayetteville Technical Community College Campus.  All exhibitors are to be set-up by 10:00 am. The Defense Trade Show will officially open with a ribbon cutting on the Trade Show gymnasium stage. 

The Trade Show will be held in the Horace Sisk Building on Fayetteville Technical Community College campus at 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC.  Parking is available in lots #3, 3a, 6 & 20.  Unloading of exhibitor materials is available in lot #12.

BOOTH EQUIPMENT: Each booth will be provided with:

  • One 6 ft. undraped table, Two Chairs, One electrical outlet

  • Exhibits that are within the gymnasium (spaces #1-65) are 8 foot wide by 6 foot deep. 

  • Exhibits that are within the building hallway space are table-top display only (spaces #66-85).

  • If you have any special requirements, you must notify Courtney Smedick by email (courtney@ncmbc.us) by July 14th.

NOTE: The exhibit hall floor is not carpeted.

EARLY EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN (PREFERRED):
Monday, August 5, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The building will lock at 4:00 PM, please arrive in time to complete set-up prior to 4:00 PM.

DAY OF EVENT MOVE-IN SCHEDULE:
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM

Set-up is encouraged on August 5 so that all exhibitors can attend the Fort Bragg Business Outreach Event. 

EXHIBITOR MOVE-OUT SCHEDULE:  We ask that no dismantling of displays or packing of products occurs before 2:30 PM, August 6th. The exhibit hall, however, must be cleared by 4:30 PM.

SHIPPING INFORMATION:
Fayetteville Technical Community College
c/o Defense Trade Show (Courtney Smedick)
(Your Company Name)
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28302

All items must be received no later than close of business Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
If you are shipping items, you must email Courtney Smedick (courtney@ncmbc.us) and let her know so she can expect your items.  

ASSISTANCE IN PLANNING:  In preparation for the Trade Show, please ensure your exhibit space is contained within the table top display frame (outlined in the “Booth Equipment” section), unless additional requirements have already been cleared with Courtney Smedick.

DRESS ATTIRE Business casual, ACU’s or equivalent for military representatives. 

LUNCH.  Cash only.  A lunch truck will be available on site and serving food from 1130-1300.  Additional information can be found online at: http://www.ncmbc.us/wp-content/uploads/The-Great-American-Cookout1-1.pdf

WIRELESS INTERNET Wireless Internet will be available during the Trade Show.  

CANCELLATION:  If you need to cancel your exhibit space for any reason, please let either Courtney Smedick  (contact information below) know as soon as possible so that a company on the wait list can receive your space.

PLEASE NOTE:  No signs, merchandise or any other items are to be pinned, stapled or otherwise attached to any Fayetteville Technical Community College property. Exhibitors shall be responsible for any damage or loss of materials placed on the show floor.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Due to a high call volume, please email:

Courtney Smedick
NC Military Business Center
courtney@ncmbc.us

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