Firehouse Expo

September 27 - 29, 2023
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH


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Booth Package to Include:

Items provided in your booth, per exhibitor:
8' High Backwall Drape with 3' High Sidewall Drape
7" x 44" Cardstock Identification Sign

Floor covering is mandatory per the Show Organizers guidelines. Booth spaces without carpet on Wednesday, September 27 at 1:00PM will have it automatically installed at the exhibitor�s expense.

Please note! Shepard will be closed on September 4th in observance of the Holiday. No shipments will be accepted. Please notify your carrier.

Show Colors:

Show Drape Color(s): Black, Red, White
Aisle Carpet Color: Tuxedo

Shipping Information

Advance Warehouse Address

Firehouse Expo
(Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #)
C/O TForce - Shepard Exposition Services
3400 Refugee Rd
Columbus, OH 43232

Direct to Show Facility Address

Firehouse Expo
(Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #)
C/O Shepard Exposition Services
Greater Columbus Convention Center
500 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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Important Dates

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*All times are in facility time zone - America/New_York
Exhibitor Appointed Contractor notification deadline
Monday, August 28, 2023

Discount price deadline for standard Shepard orders
Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Discount price deadline for custom Shepard rentals
Monday, August 28, 2023

First day for warehouse deliveries without an additional surcharge
Monday, August 28, 2023

Last day for warehouse deliveries without an additional surcharge
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

First day freight can arrive at show facility
Monday, September 25, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Apparatus & Vehicle Move-In
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All display furnishings brought in on your apparatus will be subject to being weighed onsite by a scaled forklift to obtain an accurate weight. You will be billed accordingly based on the special handling prices found on the Material Handling Rate page found in this manual.

All apparatus and vehicles approved by Firehouse Show Management, may proceed directly to the Greater Columbus Convention Center North Loading Docks.

General Exhibitor Move-in
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

*Carpet will be forced in booths with no flooring at 1:00PM on Wednesday, September 27th

Exhibit Hours
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday, September 28, 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday, September 29, 2023
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-out
Friday, September 29, 2023
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Freight Re-Route Time
Friday, September 29, 2023
5:30 PM