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2017 | EXHIBITORS | ATTENDEES | SPONSORS | HALL MAPSCHEDULE | EDUCATION | HOTEL

 

WHY EXHIBIT? 

The CFSA Fall Conference and Trade Show offers the most robust forum available where funeral suppliers can explore customer and supply-partner relationships without the distraction of non-suppliers.

 

Benefit from hundreds of years of collective experience found in the industry leaders who attend and exhibit at the Fall Conference, and gain feedback from potential customers and partners about your products, services and company.

 

Your exhibitor registration includes:

 

Booth & Accessories:

  • 10’ by 10’ booth space with 8’ white back wall drape and 3’ white side wall drape
  • Up to three (3) tables and two (2) chairs at no additional charge (UP TO $480 VALUE!)
  • Exhibit hall carpeting (no additional flooring purchase necessary!)
  • Six hours of conflict-free exhibit time (12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and 12:00-2:00 p.m. Tuesday)
  • Overnight security service in exhibit hall

NEW THIS YEAR: Two Exhibitor Personnel & Guest Passes 

  • Two (2) full 2-day personnel registrations, including admission to: Monday: Continental Breakfast, Luncheon, and President’s Reception with Open Bar. Tuesday: Buffet Breakfast, Education Sessions, and Luncheon
  • Two (2) exhibitor guest passes for free admission on Tuesday to the exhibit hall only (does not include meals or education sessions or meals) The deadline to register guest pass users is October 20.
  • Discounted rates on additional personnel! (see rates below)

Promotion & Visibility

  • Full-page (8.5” x 5.5”) color ad in the Fall Conference & Trade Show on-site Program Book
    (Send ad to gbuckley@cfsaa.org no later than September 15)
  • Exhibitor profile in the October issue of the CFSA Newsletter (500-character max.) Deadline: September 26 
  • One (1) insert in attendee registration tote bags (8.5” x 11” single or double-sided page) Deadline: November 1 
  • Your company name listed on the CFSA website, electronic and print marketing materials, and CFSA Newsletter issues prior to and following the conference
  • 24/7 access to the conference attendee registration list prior to the event

 

Download the 2017 

Fall Conference

                 

 View the Exhibit Hall Map

 

Interactive version featuring exhibiting companies coming soon!

 

 

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

 

NEW THIS YEAR:

 

Exhibit packages now include bundled registrations! 

 

Booth packages both include two full conference personnel registrations, as well as two exhibit hall only guest passes. Additional attendees from exhibiting companies receive discounted, exhibitor-only registration rates, available via online registration below.

 

Premium booths are now available! 

 

We now offer a limited number of Premium booth options in our exhibit hall. Premium booths are located in the highest traffic areas of our exhibit hall, ensuring your company is seen and visited by the most attendees possible. Premium booths are extremely limited and assignment is first-come, first-serve, so register your company today.

Step 1: Register Your Booth & Included Personnel/Guests


  Through August 15   After August 15
 CFSA Member Premium Exhibit Booth Registration $1195    $1245
 CFSA Member Standard Exhibit Booth Registration $1095  

 $1145

 Non-Member Premium Exhibit Booth Registration  $1750   $1800 
 Non-Member Standard Exhibit Booth Registration  $1650    $1700

 

 

    

   Download a printable (PDF) Exhibit Booth Registration form.  

 

 

Step 2: Register Your Attendees

 

Use the form below for any additional registrations beyond the two full conference personnel and two exhibit hall only guests included in the exhibit packages. Please contact us directly to register groups of four or more additional attendees. Early Bird Discount now available! Registration fees increase by $25/person after October 20.

 

 

CFSA Member

 

Non-Member

Additional Personnel 2-Day Registration  $295    $395

4 or More Additional Personnel 2-Day Registration

Contact us directly for this rate! info@cfsaa.org

 $275    $375
Additional Personnel 1-Day Registration  $175    $225
Spouse Rate 2-Day Registration  $195   n/a

 

      

 


Cancellation Policy: Booth Package cancellations receive a 50% refund through September 12; no booth refunds after this date. Additional Personnel cancellations receive a full refund through October 31; 50% refund November 1 through November 9; no refunds after this date or for no-shows.

 

 

EXHIBIT HALL BOOTH ASSIGNMENTS

Through July 15, 2017– Priority Registration
Priority registration period for 2016 Fall Conference & Trade Show exhibitors. Booths will be assigned to 2016 exhibitors in the order in which they are received. Registration forms CAN be submitted by non-2016 exhibitors—they will be date-stamped and booths will be assigned in order of receipt immediately following assignment of priority registrations.

July 16 – November 10, 2017 – Open Registration

Open booth registration period. Booths will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis in the order in which they are received. If none of the booth location preferences indicated on your registration form are available, CFSA will contact you to obtain your next choice.

 

If you have questions or concerns regarding your booth location, please contact CFSA at 847.295.6630.


EXHIBITOR AD

Each Fall Conference & Trade Show exhibitor will receive a full-page color ad in CFSA’s Fall Conference & Trade Show Program Book. Ads should be 8.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. To take advantage of this exhibitor benefit, CFSA must receive your ad by September 15. JPEG or high-quality PDF format is preferred. Ads should be sent to: mzellner@cfsaa.org.
  

 

BOOTH ACCESSORIES, SERVICES AND SHIPPING

In September, all exhibitors will receive materials from Excel Decorators, the company that has contracted with CFSA to provide all exhibitor services for the Fall Conference & Trade Show. Excel will provide instructions for purchasing booth accessories such as furniture, floor coverings, and booth displays, as well as labor services including install/dismantle labor and custom cleaning. Note: Our exhibit floor is fully carpeted, so you are not required to furnish carpeting. Also included will be instructions regarding advance shipments. These materials should be returned directly to Excel.

 

For more information, please contact Excel Decorators at 317-856-1300.

 

EXHIBITOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Each exhibiting company is limited to one 10’ x 10’ exhibit space. When a corporation owns multiple companies, additional space may be purchased under the individual name of each company (companies are not guaranteed adjoining spaces). Goods exhibited in the display shall be limited to those normally sold or manufactured by the specific company(ies) as an entity of the corporation.
  • Merchandise displayed will be limited to goods used in the manufacture or assembly of caskets and/or funeral supplies, or which distributors may buy for their use or for resale to funeral directors.
  • No display may exceed the height of the 8’ tall drape back-drop. Side rails are 3’ high. Oversized objects shall be displayed only at the rear of the booth. Side wall displays cannot be higher than 4’ high or one casket on table top. Up to three full size caskets will be permitted.
  • No receptions, other than those sponsored by CFSA, will be permitted during exhibit or program hours.
  • Picture taking in exhibit hall is prohibited without written permission of CFSA. Generally, photography
    shall be permitted only by members of industry media and CFSA staff.
  • Caskets and displays must be set up on Monday, November 13, between 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., during which time they are accessible to exhibitor personnel only. Non-exhibitors will not be allowed in exhibit hall during non-exhibit hours.
  • The exhibit hall will be patrolled by private security during overnight hours.
  • Exhibits must remain open until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14.
  • Exhibitor Cancellation and Refund Policy: Booth Package cancellations receive a 50% refund through September 12; no booth refunds after this date. Additional Personnel cancellations receive a full refund through October 31; 50% refund November 1 through November 9; no refunds after this date or for no-shows.
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