RETEC 2022 Exhibitors2022-08-25T20:59:27+00:00

Exhibitor Information

The latest FAQ are provided to share answers to some common questions about exhibiting at CAD RETEC® 2022.  A print version is available through the FAQs (pdf) button above.  If you need additional information, contact the Exhibitor Committee using the link under Links on the right.

Will we be using a drayage company again this year?2023-08-17T13:21:24+00:00

We are using Alliance for drayage this year. Follow the instructions in the Alliance email to access the portal. The account user name is the email used when ordering your space(s) and the password provided from Alliance. If you can’t locate your password hit forgot password and a reset will be sent to the email given.

Advance shipping opens 8/18/2023 and is due by 9/11/2023 at the Columbus warehouse:
ABF / ArcBest Freight
1720 Joyce Ave
Columbus, OH 43219

When will we get the attendee’s list?2023-04-28T21:19:58+00:00

Exhibitors will receive the customary list of pre-registered names in your packet when you pick it up in registration. We have included a list of companies exhibiting and/or sponsoring this year’s RETEC on our website. The App will also list all attendees and can be accessed by all who are registered.

When will we be receiving exhibitor kits?2023-04-28T22:02:39+00:00

Drayage Company is preparing the kit and I expect to forward it 8/8/2022.

When is move in / move out?2023-04-28T21:43:34+00:00

Exhibit Move-in is 1:00p Monday Sept 18th, Teardown is Wednesday Sept 20th after the last break ends at 3:30p and Move-out is 4:45p.

When can I have my booth number?2023-04-28T22:10:45+00:00

Booth numbers aren’t assigned until after registration closes and the final layout is known. Typically, this is about 10 days out. Locations are based on years of involvement with CAD RETEC. Booth numbers will be emailed ~9/1/2023.

When can I have my booth number?2023-04-28T21:36:40+00:00

Booth numbers aren’t assigned until after registration closes and the final layout is known. Typically, this is about 10 days out. Locations are based on years of involvement with CAD RETEC®. Booth numbers will be emailed ~9/1/2022.

What is the exhibitor schedule?2023-08-17T15:05:17+00:00


Date Time Action
Mon Sep 18 1:00pm – 6:00pm Exhibitor move-in
Tue Sep 19 10:00am – 7:00pm Show Hours
Wed Sep 20 8:30am – 4:00pm Show Hours
Wed Sep 20 4:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibitor Move-out
Wed Sep 20 8:00pm Outbound Shipping Agreement Deadline

All Exhibitors must submit an outbound Material Handling Agreement to the Exhibitor Service Desk

Wed Sep 20 7:00pm Carrier Check-In Deadline
Wed Sep 20 8:00pm Re-Route Deadline

Shipments not picked up by the exhibitor’s carrier and/or remaining on the exhibit floor will be re-routed at this time.

What is included with my space?2023-04-28T21:24:51+00:00

As stated in the solicitation letter the spaces are 10’ wide x 8’ deep bounded by an 8’ high pipe and drape back wall and 3’ high sides. Electrical, 30”x72” draped and skirted table, 2 chairs and a wastebasket.

What if I wish to have additional folks work my exhibit space during the conference?2023-04-28T21:27:34+00:00

The 2 registrations included with your table top are meant to cover your booth during the conference. All participants in the exhibit area must be registered and if they have not pre-registered they may do on-site registration.

What if I don’t want the standard table and chairs?2023-04-28T21:18:27+00:00

If you prefer another size/shape table, or no table, just email me and I will note it on the final map. If there is a charge, I will get back with you.

What email address do the codes for 2 included attendees come from?2023-04-28T22:04:18+00:00

Look for emails from sender  Be sure to check your “junk, span, non-focused, non-follower, deleted” or other filters.  Searching for the sender should work also.  The codes are used in leu of payment for two individuals to register.

May I use the CAD RETEC® Conference Logo when promoting my exhibit?2023-04-28T21:34:27+00:00

Yes, you have permission to use the logo solely in the promotion of your exhibit associated with this year’s conference. You will find it attached to the documents supplied by Brian or use the contact below.

Is the schedule the same format as prior years?2023-05-01T18:15:00+00:00

This year the conference start with the opening reception on Monday evening, not Sunday. There is also a possibility that exhibit area will be open for school students coming in for the PlastiVan session. If so this will possibly curtail Tuesday morning set ups. More info when I know.

Is my booth carpeted, or must I order from the Hotel?2023-04-28T21:38:03+00:00

The entire room is carpeted.

How should I label my packages?2023-04-28T21:58:55+00:00

Labeling should include:

2023 SPE CAD RETEC September 18-20

Organization Name

Attn:  (Your Group’s onsite contact is best)

Both or reference #

How do I register my 2 included attendees?2023-04-28T21:45:04+00:00

You will receive an email from registration to the email given when your spaces were reserved with voucher codes to name your 2 full conference registrants. Whomever you wish to register for your booth goes through the standard Attendee Registration portal to sign up. These codes are entered into the Coupon field in leu of payment for attendee registration. Any extras, such as golf, should be selected from the menu and paid at checkout. Registrants don’t have to be a SPE member to register but if they are a member and using the same email associated with their account be sure to know the password or you must reset it. If your attendee is not a SPE member, they do not have to join but they must create an account.

How do I pay for shipping and handling charges.2023-05-18T19:58:21+00:00

Each exhibitor using the drayage company will need to follow their payment protocols.  Drayage information will be provided as it becomes available.

The simplest way to handle hotel charges is to charge it to a hotel guest room. This will be assumed to be your company’s group’s onsite contact.


How can I get a list of attendees?2023-05-18T19:56:33+00:00

A list of attendees is included in the registration package.  An early list will be available through the Event App.  Registration to CAD RETEC 2023 is required to access the app.  Once the CAD RETEC 2023 event app is setup, information on how to access and set it up will be provided.



Electricity – Will electricity be available?2023-04-28T21:35:26+00:00

All booths will have 110v available. We recommend that you bring your own power strip.

Can I use a 3rd party to set up my booth?2023-04-28T21:38:49+00:00

Yes – they must meet the Hotels requirements such as having insurance etc. Make sure sufficient manpower is on hand to complete the install by 6p.

Can I sell and deliver items from my booth?2023-04-28T21:29:07+00:00

SPE has a policy against selling and delivering items in the exhibit area. No direct exchange of cash/credit card for goods or services should occur during the CAD RETEC conference by any company or private individual other than those conducted by SPE CAD.  This policy is in line with our not for profit organization status and in the spirit of participating in a technical conference.

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