important dates and deadlines 

Today - January 31, 2019

By January 15 - Secure Sponsorship and/or Booth Space

Secure your sponsorship and/or booth space by January 15, 2019 to be included in the conference program and in the booth selection process.


by January 15 - submit your organization description and logo

Submit your organization description and logo as soon as you secure your sponsorship and/or exhibit space to receive maximum exposure on the conference website. Descriptions and logos must be submitted by January 15 to be included in the conference program. Logos should be sent in AI, EPS or vector PDF format.


by January 15 - Submit your organization print and digital advertisements (if applicable)

Depending on your sponsorship level and benefits submit your correct ad size by January 15 to be included in the conference program, the conference issue of Plastics Recycling Update and digital ad on the media wall. Refer to sponsorship levels and benefits for more information.


February 2019

February 5 - Advance shipment of exhibitor freight

GES will start to accept advance shipments of exhibitor freight on February 5.


by February 13 - book your hotel room

Secure your hotel room by February 13 or before the room block sales out to receive the conference discounted rate of $229 plus resort fee and taxes for single/double occupancy.


by February 18 - GES orders due

Orders and payment must be submitted to GES by February 18 to receive discounts.


march 2019

march 1 - register your staff

All sponsor and exhibitor personnel are required to register for the conference and wear badges throughout the show.  


march 6 - last day for advance shipment of exhibitor freight

March 6 is the last day that GES will accept advance shipment of exhibitor freight.


march 11 - exhibitor move-in

Exhibitor move-in is March 11 from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. All booths must be set-up by 3:30 pm.


march 11 - Direct delivery to show site

All inbound carriers must check in by 2:00 pm on March 11 to be guaranteed same day unloading. Loading docks will be busy and cannot always accommodate late afternoon arrivals. We recommend advance shipment to the GES warehouse.


march 13 - exhibitor tear-down

Exhibitors may tear-down booths starting at 12:15 pm on March 13. All exhibits must be removed from the hall by 5:00 pm. Shipping carriers must be checked in by 2:00 pm.


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Secure your airline and travel arrangement through your preferred agency.