Checklist & Deadline Dates

August 19-21, 2018 (Sunday-Monday-Tuesday)

Contract Deadline Date: APRIL 19, 2018
SUNDAY: 9 am – 6 PM – Doors will open at 8 am for appointments only
MONDAY: 9 am – 6 PM – Doors will open at 8 am for appointments only
TUESDAY: 9 am – 4 PM – Doors will open at 8 am for appointments only

AUGUST 2018 MARKET DEADLINE – APRIL 19, 2018
(THIS IS A SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY SHOW)

MARKET FEE PER PERSON – Everyone working in your booth will be responsible for a $150 market fee. No one will be allowed on the premises without a badge during show hours, and badges will not be issued until all fees are paid. Company executives are welcome and invited to participate at no charge. Proper credentials are required.

ADVERTISING CONTRACT DEADLINE – JUNE 19, 2018
SET UP DAY – SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 – 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A ONE DAY MOVE IN)

NEW EXHIBITORS

If this is the first time you are exhibiting in The Atlanta Shoe Market, you are responsible for the initiation fee and the 2018 SEST dues. First time exhibitors are not responsible for late fees.

POINTS

Membership in Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association is necessary in order to keep your points on an updated accrual basis. Membership in SEST is also required for participation in The Atlanta Shoe Market.

LOCATION/ASSIGNMENT

Space is assigned first by category of merchandise, secondly by points. The Rooming Committee has the right to assign booth locations based on the size and structure of the booth. All exhibitors having constructed booths must submit their booth plans with their contract by the APRIL 19, 2018 deadline date.

  • Galleria Centre – Cobb Galleria Ballroom – Cobb Galleria Mall Level – Grand Ballroom, Renaissance Hotel – 10 x10 booths fabric wall booths fully equipped and draped, lighted open booths. Phone service and additional electric is available at an extra charge. RPM XPO Services will be sending you a registration packet with that information included. Wireless internet service is provided complimentary.
  • Meeting Rooms / Suites– located in the Cobb Galleria Centre adjacent to the Registration Desk and on the Mall Level (lower). All meeting rooms and suites come with draped tables and chairs. Exhibitors are responsible for the rental of their etageres, phone service and additional electric.

BOOTH EXHIBITORS

Please note the suggested furnished booth set-up plansThis has been done for your convenience. When you arrive in your booth, the booth will be set-up according to your preference. Please mark your booth preference on your registration form. If there are any changes to your booth set-up after your arrival, you will be charged a $75 change fee. Your tables will be fully draped in show colors at no extra charge to you. Etageres can be ordered directly through RPM XPO Services.  Please look for that form in the RPM packet, which will be emailed directly to the registered exhibitor. Return your completed form directly to RPM XPO Services.

MEETING ROOM & SUITE EXHIBITORS

MEETING ROOM & SUITE FEES- All meeting room & suite exhibitors are responsible for paying the Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association Annual dues of $45 and the $150 MARKET FEE PER PERSON.

IMPROPER PAYMENT/LATE FEES

There is a $100 fine for contracts postmarked after APRIL 19, 2018. This will be strictly enforced! Also if your contract is received without proper payment, it will be returned. NO ONE WILL BE ASSIGNED A SPACE UNLESS PAYMENTS ARE MADE IN FULL. You may pay with Visa, MasterCard, Amex., check or cash.

MATERIAL HANDLING

There is a charge based on weight per shipment. There is a minimum weight charged, and this charge will be placed on any item that is sent to the Galleria for the exhibitor.

Direct shipping (Show Site) TO: (Name of Exhibitor)
  FOR: (The Atlanta Shoe Market)
  RPM XPO Services
Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339