Venue Logistics for Exhibitors
Shipping to Venue
The venue will accept shipments no earlier than Thursday April 14th.The packages will remain secured in their receiving storage room.
There will be a handling fee on EVERY shipment both INBOUND TO the convention center and OUTBOUND FROM the convention center. The fee is based on the weight of EACH package. When you arrive to the convention center- you may pick up your shipments from the Business Center- Located in the pre-function area of the Exhibit Hall A.
You may have the shipment waiting for you -in your booth- for an additional 15% fee. All pallets include delivery in the handling fee. Please see attached chart for prices per pound.
All items shipped to venue must be clearly marked as follows:
VENDOR NAME/ BOOTH #
CONNECTICUT CONVENTION CENTER
C/O BUSINESS CENTER, BOX 1 of X
100 COLUMBUS BLVD
HARTFORD, CT 06103
Please direct any questions regarding Shipping to:
We encourage all vendors to load in on Saturday, April 22.
Large vendors and sponsors have mandatory Saturday load in.
Vendor will access the Venue and assigned space as follows:
Mandatory Load In for Large Vendor Booth & Sponsors: Saturday 4/22/17 between the hours of 4:30pm to 8:30pm.
All other Vendors: Saturday 4/22/17 between the hours of 4:30pm to 8:30pm.
Sunday 4/23/17 between the hours of 8:00am to 12:00pm.
Any Vendor arriving after 12 pm on Sunday 4/23/17 shall forfeit the assigned space and all deposits/payments shall NOT BE REFUNDED.
Venue Loading Dock
The Connecticut Convention Center features 20 loading docks with 2 drive-in bays making loading and unloading quick and efficient.
The loading dock is located at the back of the Center off of Commerce St.
You MUST enter the CT Barber Expo using the loading dock. Directions can be found here.
Vans ok to load on rear loading dock.Box trucks larger than 14 Feet must pay union fees.
For chair rentals, please call Mr. B Beauty Equipment at 516-776-3820.