Move-in / Move-out 2018-01-26T17:04:45+00:00




Freeman is the official designated material handling company. They will control access to the exhibit hall of all delivery and freight trucks; administer assignment and usage of loading docks; and supervise the loading and unloading of freight shipments. Nursery/Landscape EXPO has contracted with Freeman to handle at no charge to the exhibitor any PRODUCT that is sold by the exhibitor in their normal course of business except if any of the following occurs:

  • you shipped your product in advance to the Freeman Warehouse;
  • upon arrival of your shipment at show site, you, or your company representative, are not present at the appropriate dock to sign the carrier paperwork;
  • your shipment is consigned to Freeman; and/or
  • Freeman stores any empty crates, cases or cartons for your at show site which was not shipped to the Freeman warehouse
  • Any display (non-product) material which is NOT product sold by Exhibitor in normal course of business (examples:  table, chairs, display materials, fliers, etc.)
Official Exhibitor move-in days are August 13-15, 2018. For more information on move-in/move-out procedures please refer to the Exhibitor Policy Manual on page 6.


A copy of the move-out instructions will be placed in the exhibitor’s booth on Thursday night, August 16.

Exhibits may be dismantled at 3:00pm; however, all exhibit materials must remain clear of the aisle until the carpet is removed at approximately 4:30pm.

Empty containers will be returned to your booth by Freeman beginning at approximately 4:30pm.

No exhibitor will be permitted to break down their exhibit or to remove any merchandise from their space prior to the close of EXPO at 3:00pm. Violators will be subject to forfeiture of priority space selection status.

Absolutely NO wheeled carts/hand, carts/dollies, wagons, etc. will be allowed in or out of the exhibit hall prior to 3:00pm on the final day of EXPO. If you sell your booth to an individual, be sure to let them know of this restriction! Exhibitor is ultimately responsible for booth area removal and clean up whether it was sold or not. Booth area must be ‘broom ready’ by 12:00 Noon on Sunday, August 19.

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