Vendor Information

EXHIBIT HALL SCHEDULE

Monday, October 28

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Bus and Van Pull-In
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Walk-In Vendor Set-Up

Tuesday, October 29

 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Walk-In Vendor Set-Up
10:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Vendor Expo Open
11:30 a.m. Lunch Available for Vendors
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Vendor Luncheon
2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Vendor Take-Down

EXHIBIT BOOTHS

Each 10' x 10' exhibit booth will include the following:
  • 8’ back drapes
  • 3’ side divider drape
  • One 6’ draped table
  • Two chairs
  • One waste basket
  • One booth identification sign
Expo Hall Layout
Booth Assignments

SPONSOR/VENDOR REGISTRATION
Sponsor and vendor registration will be located in the Chattanooga Convention Center.  Follow the conference information signs.

CONVENTION CENTER SERVICES AND RESOURCES
For additional assistance, please contact Allie Karnes at (423) 756-0001 or akarnes@chattconvention.org.

ADVANCE DELIVERY SHIP-TO ADDRESS 

Vendors needing to ship items for use or booth display during the Expo may ship packages to the convention center at the address below.  Please note that items CANNOT be shipped by the US Postal Service, so you will need to use another carrier.  Items should arrive no sooner than Monday, October 21st.


"Vendor Name" - Tennessee Public Transportation Association
Chattanooga Convention Center
One Carter Plaza - Chestnut Street Loading Dock
Chattanooga, TN  37402

SPONSOR LOGOS AND PROGRAM ADVERTISEMENTS
If you registered for one of the sponsorship packages, please provide your company logo in a high-resoution .jpeg format and the appropriate size advertisement as a .pdf file to be included in the conference program to Veronica Peebles at veronicapeebles@gocarta.org by no later than Friday, September 27.  Ad specifications are listed below:

Full Page:  3.5"w X 8.5"h (Diamond and Platinum Sponsors)
Half Page:  3.5"w X 4.25"h (Gold, Opening Reception, Roadeo Luncheon, Vendor Expo Luncheon, Awards Banquet and Opening Breakfast Sponsors)
1/4 Page:  3.5"w X 2.125"h (Silver, Conference Bag, Lanyard Sponsors and Break Sponsors)

If your sponsorship includes the option to add a promotional item in the conference bag, please have 350 items delivered to the address below by no later than Friday, October 18.

CARTA
Attn:  Veronica Peebles
1617 Wilcox Boulevard
Chattanooga, TN  37406

CANCELLATION POLICY

All registration fees must be received by no later than Friday, October 25.  

Deadline to cancel for a full refund of registration (less a $100 processing fee):  Friday, October 4.

Deadline to cancel for a 50% refund of registration:  Friday, October 18.

No refunds will be given for cancellations received after Friday, October 18.

DOOR PRIZES

All exhibitors are reminded to provide donated giveaways for drawings to be held during the vendor expo.   










FUTURE CONFERENCE DATES:

2019 TPTA Conference & Expo
October 28-31, 2019
Chattanooga, Tennessee

2020 TPTA Conference & Expo
October 26-29, 2020
Franklin, Tennessee

2021 TPTA Conference & Expo
October 19-22, 2021
Franklin, Tennessee

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