2019 OTF CONFERENCE AND SHOW
December 2-4, 2019
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Meet face-to-face with decision makers from around the region this December for the most prominent turfgrass and landscape event. It doesn’t matter if you’re an established brand or new to the industry, the OTF Show is your opportunity to develop relationships and lay the groundwork for growth.
· Connect and build a relationship with existing customers or your next customer
· Look at what the competition is doing
· Invest in exhibiting and generate more business
· Show us what you Got! What new product do you have?
· Stay informed with the industry. What’s new?
· Network, network, network
· Get educated!!
· Four exhibitor badges for your company representatives per booth space purchased
· Carpeted booth space
· Listing on the OTF Show mobile page
· Listing in the Show guide distributed to each attendee**
· Pipe and drape in your booth
· Signage with your company name displayed at your booth
· Access to all educational sessions excluding Monday workshops
· Opportunity to engage with decision makers from the turf and landscape community
· Optional booth furnishing to include 6’ table, two chairs and wastebasket
**The deadline to submit your exhibitor form is October 1, 2019 in order to be printed in the Show guide.
Monday, December 2
8:00 am – 4:00 pm - Exhibitor move-in (bulk spaces)
Tuesday, December 3
8:00 am – 1:00 pm - Exhibitor move-in for everyone
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm - Tradeshow Reception
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm - Tradeshow Open
Wednesday, December 4
9:00 am – 2:00 pm - Tradeshow Open
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm - Tradeshow move-out
Reserve your booth before October 1, 2019 to receive discounted rate
BEFORE 10.1.19 AFTER 10.1.19
1 to 3 booth spaces $950/each $1,000/each
4 to 7 booth spaces $850/each $ 900/each
8 or more booth space $750/each $ 800/each
Booths are assigned in the following order:
1. First selection goes to OTF Partners in Excellence
2. Second selection goes to OTF Premium Partners
3. Third selection goes to current OTF members
4. Fourth selection goes to non-members
WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH YOUR BOOTH
All spaces are 10’ x 10’ unless noted
8’ high draped backwall, 3’ draped sidewalls and booth ID sign
Optional booth furnishing to include 6’ table, two chairs and wastebasket
Carpeted booth space
4 complimentary badges for booth representatives
Post show registration list
Company website link on OTF website
Listing in the OTF Show directory
Admission to all educational sessions
Security from show set-up through dismantling
Right-to-work facility enables you to install/dismantle your exhibit on your own
Sponsorship and advertising opportunities for exhibiting companies
CLICK HERE TO SEE CURRENT TRADE SHOW FLOOR PLAN
CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE
If you do not have a certificate of insurance, the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation can assist in offering a certificate through Rainprotection Insurance. Email Linda@bennett-management-llc.com for additional information.
OTF offers sponsorship opportunities to promote your products and services beyond the tradeshow floor. Included with the following Show Sponsorships will be your company logo on the Show mobile page and all marketing materials, on the OTF website, in weekly email blasts, on-site signage, at registration and recognition at the podium before the Keynote on Tuesday.
Bottled Water - $3,200 – SOLD TO SUNBELT
Your company logo will be printed on bottled water that will be distributed to each attendee at registration.
Conference Bags - $3,000 – SOLD TO SUNBELT
Your company logo will be printed on one side of the attendee bag with the OTF Show logo on the other side.
Wednesday Lunch - $3,000
Sponsor the Wednesday lunch taking place on the tradeshow floor from 11am-1pm. Signage will be set near the buffet tables with your company logo and will be listed in the Show Guide.
Chair Message - $1500
This sponsorship includes a massage therapist chair set-up on the tradeshow floor on Tuesday and Wednesday during Show hours. Attendees can stop by the massage chair and get a 1 to 3-minute massage.
Track Wall Clings - $500/each
This sponsorship includes your company logo on a printed wall cling posted outside a tracks’ breakout room. In addition to your company logo, the track name, date and Show logo will be printed on the wall cling as well.
Mobile Notifications - $500/each day
Attendees who provide their mobile number will receive 3 text messages throughout the day selected and will include your company name and booth number. The messages will also include important event details for the day. Choose your day! Selection is based on first-come, first-served.
EXCLUSIVE Conference & Show Mobile App - $2,000 - SOLD TO GREEN VELVET SOD FARMS
Conference & Show Signage Partner $2000 - SOLD TO GREEN VELVET SOD FARMS
Lanyard and Badge - $1,800 - SOLD TO GREEN VELVET SOD FARMS
Conference & Show Postcard $1,000 - SOLD TO GREEN VELVET SOD FARMS
Advertise your company booth number or new product in the Show Guide that will be handed out to every attendee.
___ Full Page Back Cover: 8.5 wide x 11 high - $900
___ Full Page Inside Cover: 8.5 wide x 11 high - $750
___ Full Page: 8.5 wide x 11 high - $600
___ Half Page: 8.5 wide x 5.5 high - $400
___ Quarter Page: 3.5 wide x 4.75 high - $250
Email Blasts - $500/each
Send an email blast to the attendees to let them know your booth number or your new product. Emails are reviewed by the Tradeshow Committee for approval.
Where to Stay
Hampton Inn & Suites
501 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
$152 plus tax per night/Double or King
Deadline for reservations is November 11, 2019
Check-in: 4:00 pm; Check-out: Noon
Hilton Columbus Downtown
401 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
$154 plus tax per night/King or Queen
Reference “OTF19” when making your reservation
Deadline for reservations is November 11, 2019
Check-in: 3:00 pm; Check-out: Noon
Credit cards payments can only be made online. Payment by check can be made using the Exhibit Space and Sponsorship Reservation Form in the 2019 OTF Exhibitor Prospectus
Exhibit reservation forms must be received by November 1, 2019. Exhibit space may not be available if received after that date.
All notices of exhibit space cancellation must be submitted to Management in writing and will be officially dated when received by Management. Cancellations may be accepted at the sole discretion of Management. A $100 processing fee will apply to all cancellations regardless of cancellation date. Under all circumstances, Management retains the right to sell any space cancelled by exhibitor. No contract may be cancelled, and no refunds issued after November 1, 2019.