2017 Fall Convention Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities
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ICRI invites you to participate in the 2017 Fall Convention

Join us as we kick off the 2017 ICRI Fall Convention in New Orleans on November 15-17, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. This is the “must attend” industry convention dedicated solely to concrete repair and restoration. This Fall's convention, Docks, Locks and Canals, will feature one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and technical sessions.

The 2017 ICRI Fall Convention provides your company a unique opportunity to showcase your 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 had 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.

About the Show
Exhibitor Calendar
Exhibit at the 2017 Fall Convention
Advertising Opportunities
Sponsorship Opportunities
Exhibitor Scam Alert

(This website page will have current sponsorship availability.)

About the Show

At each convention, ICRI strives to provide its members and the concrete repair and restoration industry with the latest in repair technology and innovation. This Fall Convention offers 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 (Wed., Thurs., and Fri.), including a free registration to our next Fall event.

Exhibitor Planning Calendar

Monday, October 9
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.

Tuesday, November 14
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibitor Move-In and Badge Pick-up

Wednesday, November 15
6:00 am – 7:00 am
Exhibitor Move-In and Badge Pick-up

7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

Thursday, November 16
7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

Friday, November 17
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:

  • ICRI Welcome Reception (Wed.)
  • Continental Breakfast (Wed., Thurs., and Fri.)
  • Recognition Luncheon (Thurs.)
  • General Session (Thurs.)
  • Networking Luncheon (Fri.)
  • All breaks

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 ICRI 2017 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 $1,100 / $1,300 $1,300 / $1,500
ICRI Supporting
Member Table Top
$800 / $1,000 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 9, 2017

All table-top spaces include:

  • One complimentary registration for exhibitor
  • Complimentary post-show attendee list
  • Logo and company name on exhibitor display sign
  • Listing in the convention mobile app
  • Table-Top area furnishings:
    • One (1) 6 ft. draped table
    • One (1) side chair
    • One (1) wastebasket

An exhibitor kit will be emailed to your designated company contact in advance of the meeting by the ICRI Convention Manager, Erin Babarskis at erinb@icri.org.

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Advertising Opportunities

Maybe 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 Monday, October 9, 2017. Please send ads to Sue Peterson at suep@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 2017 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, Sponsors & Exhibits Manager
Email: blakef@icri.org
Phone: (651) 288-3423

All Sponsorship Opportunities include the following:

  • Logo and link recognition on the convention sponsors page of the ICRI website and convention mobile app
  • Logo recognition on general convention sponsor signage
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship at the convention
  • 8.5 x 11 in. sign indicating your sponsorship to display at your booth (if exhibiting)
  • Special thanks in ICRI publications.

Sponsorship Options

Hotel Key Card Sponsor—$4,500

One (1) available

  • Exclusive sponsorship with company logo on convention attendee room keys
  • One (1) complimentary conference registration
  • 1/2 page ad in program book

Convention Mobile App Sponsor—$3,000 SOLD

  • Banner ad in the Convention Mobile App when you open the app
  • Specific onsite signage
  • 1/4 page ad in program book

WiFi Sponsor—$1,000 SOLD

  • Signage placed with WiFi information and password throughout the venue
  • 1/4 page ad in program book
  • Ad placement in the app

Opening Reception Sponsor—$3,000

Two (2) available

  • Premier sponsor of the evening event
  • Specialty Cocktail named after your company
  • Ten (10) drink tickets to hand out to convention attendees
  • Sponsor is responsible for purchasing all additional bar items with logo such as glasses, stirrers, custom cocktail napkins to accompany their cocktail. All pieces must be approved by ICRI prior to purchase.

First-Timers Reception and Scavenger Hunt Sponsor—$1,500

One (1) available

  • Signage placed outside reception room
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the ICRI First-Timers Scavenger Hunt

Keynote and Thursday Luncheon Sponsor—$3,000

One (1) available

  • Logo on event specific signage
  • Recognition of your sponsorship with event-specific sponsor ribbons
  • Opportunity for 1-2 min introduction of keynote speaker and provide a company description
  • Additional tables placed outside of main session room for marketing materials and representatives to meet and greet attendees as they enter for the keynote

25th Annual ICRI Project Awards Red Carpet Sponsor—$2,500 SOLD

  • Logo on the Step and Repeat for the 25th Annual ICRI Awards Ceremony
  • Exclusive Sponsorship of the Red Carpet
  • Reserved seating for up to ten (10) people
  • Sponsor may provide a gift to the attendees at their table if they choose

25th Annual ICRI Project Awards Reception Sponsor—$2,000

Three (3) available

  • Signage at the 25th Annual ICRI Project Awards Reception
  • Specialty cocktail named after your company
  • Sponsor is responsible for purchasing all additional bar items with logo such as glasses, stirrers, custom cocktail napkins to accompany their cocktail. All pieces must be approved by ICRI prior to purchase.
  • Ten (10) additional drink tickets to dispense to clients

25th Annual ICRI Project Awards Ceremony Sponsor—$1,000 SOLD

  • Exclusive Sponsorship of the 25th Annual ICRI Project Awards Ceremony
  • Reserved seating for up to five (5) people
  • Sponsor may provide a gift to the attendees at their table if they choose
  • Signage at the 25th Annual ICRI Project Awards

“Visit the Exhibits” Continental Breakfast Sponsor—$1,000 SOLD

  • Signage placed at food stations

Friday Networking Luncheon Sponsor—$1,000

Two (2) available

  • Signage placed on food stations and tables

Friday Inter-Chapter Luncheon and Forum Sponsor—$1,000

Two (2) available

  • Signage placed on food stations and tables

Friday Social Event Mardis Gras Sponsor—$2,500 SOLD

  • Exclusive sponsor of the event entertainment
  • Includes 5 tickets to the event
  • Logo Recognition on signage at the event

Friday Social Event Bourbon Street Sponsor—$1,500

Four (4) available each day - Wed/Thur/Fri

  • Exclusive sponsor of one of the following: Transportation (1), Buffet (1), Welcome Table (1), Bar (1)
  • Includes 4 tickets to the event
  • Logo Recognition on signage at the event

Friday Social Event Big Easy Sponsor—$1,000


  • Includes 2 tickets to the event
  • Logo Recognition on signage at the event

Friday Social Event Bayou Sponsor—$500

  • Includes 1 ticket to the event
  • Name Recognition on signage at the event

Technical Session Sponsor—$850

One (1) available for each Session. Sessions: Wed AM, Thur AM, Thur PM, Fri AM
  • Signage placed outside of session room

Afternoon Break Sponsor—$750

Two (2) available on Friday
  • Signage placed at break stations

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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.

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 9, 2017.

Exhibit Location
Hyatt Regency New Orleans; 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113. 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.

  • Tuesday, November 14 —6:00-8:00 pm Move In
  • Wednesday, November 15 —6:00-7:00 am Move In
  • Friday, November 17 —10:30 am-12:00 pm Tear Down

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
Written cancellation notice must be received via fax, mail, or email by October 9, 2017, 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 such as the Wednesday afternoon event and Annual Project Awards 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 events and the Project Awards 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
The room block at this hotel opened with general convention registration.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: +1 800-421-1442
Rate: $199 USD single/double; $249 USD triple; $279 USD quad
Online Reservation Link: https://aws.passkey.com/go/ICRI
Cutoff date:
October 23, 2017

Overflow Hotel Option
Hyatt House New Orleans/Downtown

1250 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
This option is connected to the Hyatt Regency New Orleans by skywalk.
Rate: King Studio Suite - $209/Night
All rooms are subject to local taxes, fees and assessments of 15.75%, plus $1.00 occupancy fee per night
Online Reservation Link:
Reservation by Phone: +1-504-648-3118; Group code is ICRI
Cutoff Date: October 24, 2017.

ICRI will NOT provide onsite security; ICRI and the Hyatt Regency New Orleans do not guarantee to protect the exhibitors against any loss or damage of any kind.

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 Convenion Manager Erin Babarskis at erinb@icri.org or 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
Direct: 651-288-3423
Fax: 651-290-2266

Erin K. Babarskis, CMP
ICRI Convention Manager
Direct: 847-447-1709
Fax: 847-447-1150

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