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Exposure

Exposure is the region's premiere business-to-business trade show and networking event held each September. At Exposure, you will find representatives from more than 200 Wichita businesses from all industries. No matter what products and services you are looking for, you'll find it at Exposure. 

Exposure 2018 is set for Thursday, Sept. 27 at Century II. Registration is open and you may reserve your booth HERE.

Click HERE for a current showroom map.

Exposure 2018 Pre-Events

Exhibitor Orientation Sessions
8 to 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 3 at the Chamber
3:30 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 8 at the Chamber

These sessions cover the trade show basics like move-in and move-out logistics, what to expect the day of the show, and tips from experienced exhibitors on networking from your exhibit, how to use the show to your advantage, and how to navigate the exhibitor planning website. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow exhibitors, ask questions and get prepared for the show. Attendance is free but please register in advance.

Sponsors

A special thank you to our Exposure 2017 sponsors who helped make the event possible!  Exposure 2018 sponsorships available - to be updated soon!

Presenting Sponsor | Cox Business
Gold Sponsor | Davis-Moore Auto Group
Gold Sponsor | The Wichita Eagle
Print Sponsor | Midwest Single Source
Silver Sponsor | ADT Security Services Inc.
Silver Sponsor | FamHost Applications 
Silver Sponsor | P1 Group
Networking Zone Sponsor | Office Plus of Kansas & Scott Rice Office Interiors
Staffing Sponsor | Adecco - The Employment People
Transit Sponsor | Wichita Transit
Audio Visual Sponsor | Kent Audio Visual
Totebag Insert Sponsors | High Touch Technologies, Metro Courier & Simmons Bank

Sponsorships are available beginning at $500. Contact Rachel Douglass for sponsor information at 316-268-1127.

List of Exhibitors

Registration still open!

Current 2018 Exhibitors

OrgNameBooth Number
Adams Brown Beran and Ball Chtd.732
Alyss Analytics302
American Fun Food Co., Inc.401
Apprentice Personnel829
ARSI822
Augustino Brewing Company317
Baron Ridge Speakers Agency3B
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty1405
Better Business Bureau403
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas735
Bott Radio Network1401
brett.photo and T & J Studios613
Butler Community College510
Charles E. Mahaney Roofing Company600
CityPrint811
City Wide Maintenance of Wichita203
Clears, Inc.217
Concergent IT - A Division of Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.608
Cowley College218
Cox Business725
Crossland Construction Company, Inc.610
Davis-Moore Automotive, Inc.724
DIGI Security Systems310
DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport402
Down Syndrome Society of Wichita1404
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview301
Edward Jones4A
Elite Staffing Solutions1026
Entercom Communications Corp.315
Evergreen Engraving801-802
Exploration Place Inc.1036
Farm Bureau Financial Services - Shawn Ratcliffe1C
Fee Insurance Group807
Fieldview Healthcare316
First Impressions Litter Management, LLC4F
First Responder KS, LLC921
Goddard Chamber4B
Goodwill Learn IT Mobile Digital Skills Classroom1031-1032
Grantham University1204
Hall's Culligan Water Conditioning827
Hampton Inn by Hilton Wichita Northwest and Tru by Hilton701
Handy Mailing Service201
Heartland Credit Union926
High Touch Technologies215
Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35312-313
Hyatt Regency Wichita730
ICT Immediate Care3A
Jason's Deli1201
K. Lane's Boutique1027
Kansas Star Event Center501
Kansas State University Global Campus308
Kansas Strong300
Kansas Turnpike Authority2L
Kelly Services407
Kent Audio Visual1020
KS StateBank823
Legend Senior Living303
LightSpeed VT Wichita104
Logo Depot306
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.318
M.A.D. Ad Company, LLC111
Mallard Paint809
MedExpress Urgent Care - West1209
Metro Courier, Inc.824
Mid-America Equipment, Inc.216
Midwest Single Source515
National American University929
NCRI -- National Catastrophe Restoration Inc.1202
Newman University909
Nonprofit Chamber of Service4E
Office Plus of Kansas516-517
Paint the Towne702
Patton Termite and Pest Control, Inc.727
Personal Touch Events1E
Pet Supplies Plus410
PrairieFire Coffee Roasters828
Primerica Offices of Don Oliphant503
RCB Bank830
RECHECK, Inc.722
Reverie Coffee Roasters200
Rib Crib733
Scott Rice Office Interiors/Office Plus516
Scott Rice Promotional Products & Apparel517
ServiceMaster Clean in a Wink737
Shaken or Stirred Bartending611
Signs & Design211
Sleep Number by Select Comfort - West413
Spectrum, Inc.406
Spirit Aero - Doc's Friends925
Starkey, Inc.826
Summit Employment Professionals821
SumnerOne/Western Imaging/KK Office Solutions703
Sunflower Travel Corporation412
Superior Signs & Engraving, Inc.116
Syndeo Outsourcing502
The Alley Indoor Entertainment506
The Alternative Board311
The Farris Wheel721
The Hawkins Group, Inc.2A
The Kitchen932
The Laundry Station1203
Thrasher Basement and Foundation Repair808
TRANSVORTO731
Transworld Business Advisors930
Tru by Hilton701
Tru-Building, Inc.1200
uBreakiFix612
UniFirst922
US Logo Inc519
Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital of Wichita307
Visit Wichita728
Walser Automotive Group110
Waste Link, Inc.105
Wichita Habitat for Humanity ReStore112
Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Inc.418
Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce614
Wichita Sports Forum1037
Wichita Thunder213
Wichita Women's Initiative Network, Inc. (WIN)1402
Wiesen Roofing & Exteriors1A
Wired Within102
Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas4C
World Impact Wichita518
World Studios103
WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center411
Xclusive Events1028-1029
X-Press Signs & Graphics729

 

Exhibit Options

 Early-Bird Members (Paid by 7/31)Chamber MembersNon-Members
Tabletop Round (42" h, 30" w)$150$150$150
Premium Tabletop (with electricity)$200$200N/A
Standard Booth (10'x10')$325$425$725

Double Booth (10'x20')

$650$750$1,100
End Cap Booth (20'x10')$1,100$1,200$1,500
Premium End Cap (20'x20')$1,900$2,000$2,200
Biz Bites 10'x10' (Food Product)N/AFree for members$325

 

Exhibit Reservations
Refunds are granted as follows: 90% if cancelled by Aug 11; 50% if cancelled by Sept. 1; 0% if cancelled after Sept. 1.  Registrations that are not paid for or confirmed cancelled within 14 business days of the event will be held responsible for the entire amount of the exhibit fee.

  • Each 10’x10’ booth space includes: one 6’ white top/black skirted table; two chairs; 8’ black back drop; 3’ high black divider curtains on each side (certain exceptions based on booth placement); and a sign with the exhibitor name and booth number.
  • Payment must be received by July 31, 2018 to qualify for “Early Bird” pricing.
  • Utilities must be ordered through Century II Exhibitor Services at an additional expense.
  • Booth decor may be ordered through Henry Helgerson Company, at an additional expense. 

To be included in the Exposure event program, registration and payment must be received by Sept. 1, 2018.
 

Exhibitor Planning Timeline

Stay on track with your exhibit plans!

By July 31
   □ Pay early to select a prime booth location.
   □ Set your goals for the show.
   □ Send “save the date” email encouraging clients/customers to attend Exposure.
   □ Design and order your booth display.

Aug. 3
   □ Attend an Exhibitor Orientation at the Chamber building.

By Aug. 7 
   □ Determine staffing needs for the show and be sure a training session is on their calendars.
   □ Set lead management system and communicate to staff. Who is responsible for tracking leads?
   □ Order giveaways for booth/print collaterals for booth handouts.
   □ Develop pre-promotion plan, including emails, flyers, inserts, etc.
   □ Promote show in your mailings, website, social media, email signatures, etc.
   □ Start gathering all booth materials, handouts, giveaways, etc.

Aug. 8
   □ Attend an Exhibitor Orientation, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Chamber.

By Aug. 18
   □ Continue to promote show in your mailings, website, social media, email signatures, etc.
   □ Gather all booth needs, materials, support props, door prizes, etc. 
   □ Conduct training for those staffing your booth.
   □ Prepare/gather any follow-up information you plan on sending to hot prospects after the show.
   □ Confirm that all giveaways and collateral are ready for show.

Sept. 1
□ Prize Give Away Form due to the Chamber. Drawings for prizes are conducted at an Exhibitor’s booth/tabletop. Prizes with a value of $100 or more will be included in pre-show promotions.

Sept. 6
   □ Attend the Exhibitor Mixer, 4-6 p.m.

Sept. 21
Utilities order form (for electricity) due to Century II for best pricing.
Booth décor order form due to Helgerson Company for best pricing.
□ Assemble an “exhibitor toolkit” of extra supplies, breath mints, business cards, extension cord, etc.
□ Register to attend the Sunrise Scrambler Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Sept. 28 ($15 attendance fee).
□ Send email telling clients/customers at what booth number your company will be located.
 
Sept. 26
   □ Move in during your specified time to make sure to allow yourself time to round up any last minute items.

Sept. 27
   □ Attend the Sunrise Scrambler Breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m ($15 attendance fee).
   □ Enjoy the show by scheduling adequate breaks to relax and visit other exhibitors.

Post show
   □ Follow up on leads.
   □ Review goals from show and take notes for 2019.
   □ Reserve booth space for 2019 to take advantage of early registration prices.

Exhibitor Forms

Century II Utilities Order Form | Use this form to order electricity, hard-line Internet, Wi-Fi, forklift, etc. 
Helgerson Order Form | Use this form to order furnishings (tables, carpet, chairs, etc.) for your booth space.
Wireless Internet Instructions & Options | Use to order Wi-Fi on show day.

Door Prize Form
Door prizes help attract qualified leads and serve to promote your business! If your door prize is under $100 in value, we encourage you to promote it in your pre-show marketing and from your booth the day of the show.  

If your door prize is valued at $100 or more, and you filled out the form the Chamber will provide marketing support by promoting your door prize in pre-show marketing, including on the Exposure website, the Wichita Eagle special publication and in the event program. 

You will conduct your door prize drawing at your exhibit and be responsible for following up with the winner to award the prize. 

Exhibitor Move-In Process

Booth Move In Schedule - Sept. 26
Booths 901-1037 | Begin at 10 a.m.
Booths 500-838 & 1200s | Begin at Noon
Booths 100-419 | Begin at 2:00

  • Unload at the west dock - hand carts will be available
  • Return carts to loading dock asap after unloading at booth
  • Please park vehicles in lot on east side after unloading
  • Enter through east attendee doors with carry in items (no dollies through these doors)

Booths need to be set by 5 p.m. on Sept. 26!

Tabletop Move In Schedule - Sept. 27
Begin at 7:30 a.m. | Must be done by 9:30 a.m.
Tabletops can also move in anytime on Sept. 26

The Expo Hall will be locked at 6 p.m. on Sept. 26. Security will be on-site until 7 a.m. on Sept. 27.

If you have an over-sized exhibit or an automobile please contact Rachel Douglass at 316-268-1129 for special move-in timing and instructions.

*Note: Only the east attendee doors will be open for move-in on Sept. 26.  
 

Attendance Info

Attendance is free but a ticket is required.

Attendees must abide by the stated attendance policy:
Product/service demonstration or solicitation of business, including but not limited to literature distribution by non-exhibitors is strictly prohibited. Show management has the sole discretion and right to immediately remove violator(s) from the event area.

Exposure is for business professionals. Please no luggage carts, strollers, wagons or children under 18. Show management reserves the right to ask attendees to leave the show floor.
 

Parking & Directions

Exposure is held at Century II Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas, in downtown Wichita.

Free parking is available at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium with FREE shuttle service every 7-10 minutes.

Metered parking is available in the Century II parking lot. 

Click here for directions and additional parking information.
 

Exhibitor FAQ

When can I move in my booth display? 
To ensure availability of loading docks and handcarts, the 2018 Booth Move-in Schedule is as follows on Wednesday, September 26, 2018:

  • Booths #900-1200s move in beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Booths #500-838 move in beginning Noon
  • Booths #100-419 move in beginning at 2 p.m.

Booths must be in place and ready by 5 PM on September 26.

Expo Hall will close at 6 p.m. on Sept. 26. Security will be on premises from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. on September 27.

  • Vehicles | Please contact Rachel Douglass at 316-268-1127 for special move-in instructions.
  • If your booth is a large scale display, please contact Rachel Douglass to coordinate your move-in process.

Tabletop exhibitors are welcome to move in beginning at 3 p.m. on Sept. 26 but are not required to move in that day. Tabletop exhibits may set up on Sept. 27 beginning at 7:30 a.m. Exhibits must be ready by 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 27.

I need electricity and carpet, how do I get these items?
Electricity can be ordered directly through Century II.  

Booth decorations such as carpet, extra tables, draping, or greenery can be ordered through Henry Helgerson Co. 

Please note there are special deadlines to return these forms for best pricing!

What comes with my booth purchase? 
Included with each 10'x10' booth price is a booth sign with your registered exhibitor name, an 8’ back drop and 3’ high divider curtain on each side, one 6’ skirted table and two chairs. Several standard booths will have one side that is the 8' backdrop of an endcap booth. Pipe and draping will be black.  

Electricity must be ordered from Century II Convention Services at an additional expense. Exhibitors must supply their own extension cords and power strips. Order early to save money! Rates go up if ordered the day of the show. 
 

Exposure Planning Committee

A big thank you to our Exposure committee for their time and effort to make the show possible!

Vanesa Barnard, Jason's Deli
Tara Clary, High Touch Technologies 
Chris French, Cox Business
Hannah Hawkins, The Hawkins Group, Inc.
James Hoffman, Heartland Credit Union
Marilyn Lee, Scott Rice Promotional Products 
Crystal McDonald, Xclusive
Brady Meyers, The Wichita Eagle
Marj Nardi, Evergreen Engraving
Maddie Nevins, Kent Audio Visual
Bill Ramsey, uBreakiFix 
Jesse Rios, Entercom Communications Corp.
Brett Schauf, T&J Studios
Kevin Steckley, Syndeo Outsourcing
Katy Timken, NCRI
 

350 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67202
316.265.7771 | info@wichitachamber.org