ICRI 2019 Fall Convention

Thank you Sponsors and Exhibitors!

ATTENDEE LANYARD
BASF
WIFI
Cortec Corporation
PROJECT AWARDS LUNCHEON
Sika
OPENING RECEPTION GOLD
Euclid
Pecora Corp
OPENING RECEPTION SILVER
Mara Restoration
Miracote
"VISIT THE EXHIBITS" BREAKFAST
Evonik
HD Supply Whitecap
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
PROSOCO
INTER-CHAPTER
LUNCHEON & FORUM

Mara Restoration
BREAKS
HD Supply Whitecap
MAPEI Corporation
Mara Restoration
EXHIBITORS

Convention Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

ICRI invites you to participate in the 2019 Fall Convention

Join us for the 2019 ICRI Fall Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 11-13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City. This is the “must attend” industry convention dedicated solely to concrete repair, protection and restoration. This Fall’s convention, Historic Restoration: The Art and Science of Preserving Structures, will feature one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, technical sessions, and a project awards ceremony honoring your peers in the industry.

The 2019 ICRI Fall Convention provides your company a unique opportunity to showcase services, promote products, conduct research, and build your brand to the largest audience of concrete repair and restoration professionals in the industry. ICRI Fall Conventions have as many as 300 concrete repair and restoration professionals from all segments of the concrete repair industry in attendance. Don’t miss out on the best opportunity for new business, new connections and new learning. Register today!

Your company plays an important role in the continuity and success of the International Concrete Repair Institute and the industry as a whole. (This website page will have the most current sponsorship availability.)


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About the Show
Exhibitor Calendar
Exhibit at the 2019 Fall Convention
Advertising Opportunities
Sponsorship Opportunities
Policies/Housing
Exhibitor Scam Alert

Sponsor/Exhibit Today

Request the Sponsor/Exhibit Prospectus as a downloadable PDF.


About the Show

At each convention, attendees receive the latest in repair technology and innovation. The 2019 ICRI Fall Convention offers all attendees three days of technical sessions, committee meetings, social events, and an industry trade exhibition.

We expect exhibit space to sell quickly, so sign up today!

Exhibit Area Prize Drawings—Attendees visit the exhibitors and have an opportunity to win valuable prizes each morning (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday), including a free registration to our next spring event.

Who Attends ICRI Conventions?

Who attends ICRI Conventions Pie Chart


Exhibitor Planning Calendar

Tuesday, October 1
5:00 p.m.
Deadline for ads, prize listings, sponsorship and ad listings to be included in the onsite program. Please e-mail a high-quality Vector (.eps) copy of your company logo to Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org.

Sunday, November 10
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-In

Monday, November 11
6:00 am – 7:00 am
Exhibitor Move-In

7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open: Welcome Reception

Tuesday, November 12
7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

Wednesday, November 13
7:30 am – 10:30 am
Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-Out

*Exhibit Hall Schedule subject to change

Each exhibitor is a convention attendee!

Your exhibitor registration includes one complete convention registration. While the show floor is open all day, the attendees will go to committee meetings and the technical sessions and we want you to do the same. We drive attendees into the exhibit area during breakfast, lunch, breaks, and the Welcome Reception. We encourage exhibiting attendees to go to and participate in the committee meetings and technical sessions. Make the most of your experience by fully participating in all we offer. Full registration includes:

Your Exhibit Visibility

Don’t miss this opportunity to reach qualified buyers of repair and restoration-related products and services. As an exhibitor at the 2019 ICRI Fall Convention, your company will receive visibility throughout the various events, meals, and breaks that are held in the exhibit area. During these times, exhibiting companies are provided the opportunity to establish two-way communications with their target market and showcase their products and services to key industry decision makers. ICRI’s standard table-top price is listed below. To take full advantage of our convention benefits, we expect exhibitors to take part in the committee meetings and attend the technical sessions that are of interest to them..

Items for Purchase Member Price
Early Bird* / Regular
Non-Member Price
Early Bird* / Regular
Table Top $1,200 / $1,400 $1,400 / $1,600
ICRI Supporting
Member Table Top
$900 / $1,100 N/A
Premium Listing for Exhibitors on
Convention Mobile App (add-on option)
$1,000/$1,000 $1,000/$1,000

*Early Bird registration ends October 1, 2019

All table-top spaces include:

An exhibitor service kit will be emailed to your designated company contact in advance of the meeting.

Sponsor/Exhibit Today

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Advertising Opportunities

If you can’t attend the convention. You can still reach this target audience by placing an ad in the convention program book that is distributed to attendees. Files must be 300 dpi or higher and in a press-quality PDF format. Ads are due by Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Please send ads to Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org.

Full Page Vertical (5.125” x 8”) $1,000
Half Page Horizontal (5.125” x 4”) $500
Quarter Page Vertical (2.5” x 4”) $300
Quarter Page Horizontal (4” x 2.5”) $300

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Extend your brand identity and marketing capabilities with a strong visible presence at the 2019 ICRI Fall Convention. Take advantage of the opportunity to tie your brand identity not only to ICRI, but to the educational aspects of this convention. Multiple levels of convention sponsorship opportunities are available. All sponsorship opportunities are on a first-come first-served basis.

For questions and the most up-to-date sponsorship information, please contact:
Blake Finger, ICRI Sales Manager
Email: blakef@icri.org
Phone: (651) 288-3423

All Sponsorship Opportunities include the following:

Sponsorship Options

Hotel Key Card—$4,500

One (1) available

Convention Mobile App—$3,000

One (1) available

Attendee Lanyard—$2,000 SOLD

One (1) available

WiFi—$1,000

Two (2) One (1) available

Opening Reception Premier—$2,000

One (1) available

Opening Reception Gold—$1,000 SOLD

Two (2) available

Opening Reception Silver—$500

Five (5) Three (3) available

27th Annual ICRI Project Awards Luncheon —$2,500 SOLD

One (1) available

Wednesday Networking Luncheon—$1,000

Two (2) One (1) available

Wednesday Inter-Chapter Luncheon and Forum—$1,000

Two (2) One (1) available

Technical Session—$850

One (1) available for each Session: Monday AM, Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Wednesday AM

“Visit the Exhibits” Breakfast—$1,000

One (1) available each day (Mon / Tues SOLD / Wed SOLD)

Afternoon Refreshment Break Sponsor—$750

Two (2) available Tuesday SOLD
Two (2) available Wednesday

First-Timers Reception and Scavenger Hunt—$750

One (1) available

Women in ICRI Social Sponsor—$250

 

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ICRI Enforced Exhibitor Policies

Please review in detail the exhibiting policies. All policies will be firmly enforced. Exhibitors must agree to adhere to all ICRI guidelines, policies, and procedures when submitting an application to exhibit.

Assignment of Space
ICRI will make final assignment of booth space considering convention sponsorship, supporting members, and date registration was received. We will accommodate your requests as much as possible, but cannot guarantee that you will be assigned to any of the spaces requested or not be placed near a competitor. Exhibit space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Booth Construction
Everything you exhibit MUST be able to fit on top of a standard six-foot banquet table. No signs, banners, equipment or anything else can be placed on the floor near or next to your booth.

Failure to remove an exhibit in the allowed time will afford ICRI or its agent the right to remove and place same in a warehouse, subject to the Exhibitor’s disposition, and/or ship to Exhibitor via common carrier with all charges to follow at no liability to ICRI. All exhibits must remain intact until the scheduled exhibit tear-down time.

Care of Exhibit Facility
Exhibitor shall promptly pay for any and all damages to the Exhibiting Facility of associated facilities, booth equipment, or the property of others caused by Exhibitor.

Confirmation
A registration confirmation will be emailed to your company’s contact upon receipt. Booth assignment will be emailed to your designated company contact. A final confirmation with important onsite information will be sent to all exhibitor representatives.

ICRI will provide an Exhibitor Service Manual for the designed representative of the exhibitor. The Exhibitor Service Manual will include information integral to participation at the Event, including but not limited to: additional exhibitor rules and regulations, additional attendee registrations, additional event registrations for events not included in the Convention Registration Price, shipping, and move-in, move-out schedule.

Registration Deadlines
Exhibit space is available on a first-come, first-paid basis. Exhibit and sponsorship registrations can be completed online or with the paper registration forms. The deadline for inclusion in the convention program booklet is October 1, 2019.

Exhibit Location
DoubleTree by Hilton; 237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107. An exhibitor kit with specific details regarding shipping and set-up will be emailed to your designated company contact in advance of the convention.

Installation and Dismantling
Exhibitors have move-in and move-out times as indicated here.

Attendee Registrants
We encourage exhibiting attendees to go to and participate in the committee meetings and technical sessions. We aim to drive attendees into the Exhibit area during breakfast, lunch, breaks, and Welcome Reception.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be submitted online using the online Refund Request form on or before October 1, 2019, to receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given after this date. If ICRI cannot hold the convention due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, or curtailment of transportation facilitating other emergencies making it inadvisable, illegal, or impracticable to provide the facilities or to hold the meeting, each prepaid registrant/exhibitor will receive a copy of convention handouts and any other materials that would have been distributed. Fixed convention expenses will be paid from the pre-registration funds. Remaining funds will be refunded to pre-registrants/exhibitors. ICRI is not responsible for any other costs incurred by pre-registrants/exhibitors in connection with the convention.

Registering Your Company Representatives
ICRI will request your company representatives’ names in October A form will be sent to your main exhibit contact to submit your representative names. Each exhibit booth includes one complete convention registration for one (1) representative.

Additional representatives who wish to participate must register for the convention at the prevailing convention rate. Any additional events that are not included in the regular convention regisgtration fee will require separate registration and additional fees to attend.

No refunds will be provided for representative registrations. Representative registrations cover the Welcome Reception, breakfast each day, lunch each day as well as breaks. Chapter-hosted events require additional fees.

Insurance and Disclaimer
Exhibitor hereby assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, defend, indemnify and save the hotel, its owners, and its operator, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors, and agents harmless against all claims, losses or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines and attorney fees arising out of or caused by its installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof, excluding any such liability caused by the sole gross negligence of the hotel and its employees and agents. Exhibitor shall obtain and keep in force during the term of the installation and use of the exhibit premises, policies of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance and Contractual Liability Insurance, insuring and specifically referring to the contractual liability set forth in this exhibit agreement, in an amount not less than $2 million combined single limit for personal injury and property damage. The hotel, its owners, and its operator shall be included in such policies as additional named insureds. In addition, exhibitor acknowledges that neither the hotel, its owners, nor its operator maintain insurance covering exhibitor’s property and that it is the sole responsibility of exhibitor to obtain business interruption and property damage insurance insuring any losses by exhibitor.

Lodging Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia City Center
237 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 893-1600

Hotel Room Rates

ICRI has set aside a room block at the special rate of:

Online Room Reservations

Reservation Deadline: Monday, October 21, 2019 (or until the current room block is exhausted). You are welcome to register at the hotel after October 21, but rates, availability and space are not guaranteed.

 

Security
ICRI will NOT provide onsite security; ICRI and the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia City Center do not guarantee to protect the exhibitors against any loss or damage of any kind.

Electricity
If your booth requires electricity, be sure to order it on the form provided. Electricity will not be sold on site.

Shipping Information
An exhibitor service kit will be provided to all confirmed exhibitors and will include shipping information.

Promotion of Sponsorship or Exhibit
Use of the ICRI logo in any promotions of the convention is subject to approval by ICRI. Using the logo without permission can result in a forfeiture of your exhibit booth and/or sponsorship. Please submit any proposed ads that use the ICRI logo to Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org for approval.

Photo Consent
As a part of the ICRI Convention, you may be photographed or you may be recorded on audio and/or video. These items may be used in promoting future conventions or in other marketing related to ICRI. Your attendance at this event implies your consent to be photographed or recorded.

Exhibitor Scam Alert
It has been brought to our attention that scam artists, fraudulent companies and vendors not contracted by show management have been targeting exhibitors participating in tradeshows across the country. Be careful of companies emailing/calling and posing as vendors for the event. Some scams include housing, directory listings, and onsite services. International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) conventions are owned and organized by International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) and Ewald Consulting.

If you are contacted by any outside company you find suspicious or are unsure whether they are a legitimate authorized vendor for this event, please contact ICRI Sales Manager Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org immediately. If possible, include any e-mail communication you received from this vendor.

Contact Us:
Blake Finger
ICRI Sales Manager
blakef@icri.org
Direct: 651-288-3423
Fax: 651-290-2266

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