IFE 2016 Setup Manual
 

General Show Information

 
SHOW DATES AND HOURS
Thursday, June 16
Friday, June 17
Saturday, June 18

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Children under the age of 18 are NOT permitted on the show floor at any time during exhibitor move in or exhibitor move out. Children under the age of 18 are only permitted on the show floor during show days and must be with an adult at all times. All children under the age of 18 must leave the show floor at 5:00 pm on Saturday once the show closes. They cannot stay on the show floor during breakdown or move out.
 
SHOW LOCATION
Jacob K. Javits
11th Avenue & 36th Street
New York, NY 10001
877-452-8487
Website: www.javitscenter.com
 
CONFERENCE DATES AND HOURS
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Conference Location: Level 1 Meeting Rooms
 
EXHIBITOR HOURS
Wednesday, June 15 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFreight and Exhibitor Move In*
Thursday, June 16 8:00 am - 5:00 pmShow Floor Opens at 10:00am**
Friday, June 178:30 am - 5:00 pmShow Floor Opens at 10:00 am**
Saturday, June 188:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Show Floor Opens at 10:00 am**
Exhibitor Move-Out***
Sunday, June 19
8:00 am - 11:00 am Exhibitor Move-Out***


* All freight trucks should check in by 2:00 pm. All booths must be set up by Wednesday. Set up is NOT permitted on Thursday. Straight time labor ends at 4:00 pm. Overtime rates prevail after 4:00 pm.

** IFE Exhibitor Coffee is available to all exhibitors in the Supplier Section of the Show Floor from 8:30 am - 9:30 am Thursday thru Saturday.

*** Show closes at 5:00 pm. Breakdown starts on Saturday at 5:00 pm. Any exhibitor breaking down their booth display prior to 5:00 pm will be charged a penalty fee. Freeman will begin returning empty shipping containers at approximately 6:00 pm (after aisle carpet removal). We estimate empty return process to take approximately 2 hours. MOVE OUT - EXHIBITORS MUST BE REMOVED BY 11:00 am on SUNDAY, JUNE 19. All carriers must check in no later than 10:00 am SUNDAY, June 19. Please keep in mind when scheduling labor and freight pick up, labor and material handling on Sunday is billed as overtime.
 
BOOTH EQUIPMENT AND SET UP
Each linear booth* will receive an 8 high back wall drape (Navy/White/White/Navy) and 3 side rail drape (Navy). A one-line identification sign will be provided to all linear booth spaces indicating the name of the exhibiting company and booth number.

Booth carpet is not included with booth and must be ordered or provided by exhibitors. If Exhibitor brings their own flooring, it must cover their entire booth space. Exhibitors in the Supplier Section and Professional Center, please refer to appropriate section in the regulations for booth equipment and set up.

Daily vacuuming is NOT included as part of your booth price. Please order cleaning from the booth cleaning order form in the Javits Tool Kit.

Exhibitors that are cooking or distributing food samples please order daily porter service from Metropolitan Exposition Services.
 
ADVANCE SHIPPING TO WAREHOUSE
This is the preferred method of shipping. Shipments sent to the advanced warehouse will be delivered to your booth by Wednesday, June 15. Advanced shipments can arrive beginning May 11, but no later than 4:00 pm on June 8 (warehouse receiving hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm).

Address for Advance Shipping:

International Franchise Expo
Exhibiting Company Name and Booth #
c/o Metropolitan Exposition Services, Inc.
1 Railroad Place
Maspeth, NY 11378
 
DIRECT SHIPPING TO JACOB K. JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER
Shipments can arrive direct at show site on Wednesday, June 15 (receiving hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm). Please note: shipments received at the convention center prior to June 15 will NOT be accepted.

Address for Direct Shipping:

International Franchise Expo
Name of Exhibiting Company and Booth Number
c/o Freeman
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Hall 1B & 1C
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
 
VEHICLE EXHIBITORS
Exhibitors planning on having a vehicle in their booth space as part of their display during the IFE, please contact our Operations Manager at 201-881-1658 or email: snaylor@mfvexpo.com.
 
FOOD EXHIBITORS
Exhibitors planning on cooking or distributing food and beverage samples, please contact our Operations Manager at 201-881-1658 or email: snaylor@mfvexpo.com.
 
EXHIBITOR COFFEE
All Exhibitors are invited to ejoy coffee served in the supplier section of the show floor 8:30 am-9:30 am Thursday thru Saturday.