FAQs for Exhibitors
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When does registration begin?
Registration is open now.
What is the registration fee for exhibitors to participate?
The Press Previews registration fee is $3,000. However, we are offering an early-bird rate of $2,500 for those who register before March 30, 2018.
What does the registration fee include?
Registration includes a booth at the event (8-foot table), two passes, breakfast, and light snacks during the event, access to top national media and influencers, and the opportunity to provide product samples to all attendees.
Is there a deadline to register?
Please register by March 30, 2018 to take advantage of our early-bird rate. Space is limited. First come, first served. There will be a waiting list if needed, but we recommend signing up as soon as possible to secure your spot!
Is there a way I can still participate without attending the event?
Unfortunately, in order to participate in Press Previews and connect directly with our media attendees, you’ll need to be a registered exhibitor and attend in person.
Can I order additional passes if I’d like to have more than two people at our booth?
We recommend two exhibitors per booth as space is limited, but if you require more than two people, please contact us at email@example.com. We’re happy to work with you to make the best experience possible for you and your brand!
When will I receive my booth assignment?
You’ll receive the event floorplan and booth numbers one week prior to the event.
How big are the booths?
Each exhibitor will receive an 8-foot table with two chairs. You’ll have limited space around the table, but you’re welcome to bring signage to display behind the chairs or on your table.
What furniture/materials are included in the booth?
Booths come equipped with an 8-foot table with standard banquet tablecloth, two chairs, name tags, and a small trash bin. AV access and special electricity or water requests can be accommodated through the venue, if needed.
Are there any restrictions on signage?
Bring as much signage as you need to put on the 8-foot table. You’re also allowed a stand-up sign behind your table. Due to space limitations, we ask you to keep signage located to these two areas. If you have a special signage request, please ask at firstname.lastname@example.org – we’re more than happy to see if we can help out!
Can I pay extra for more space/booth materials?
If you need more space, you can purchase an additional booth at a discount off the full registration price, and we can place the two booths next to each other. If you need AV or additional supplies from the hotel, please let us know and we can assist coordinating your request.
How many different products can I showcase?
If possible, we suggest featuring no more than five different products, keeping in mind that you’re limited to the 8-foot table space. We recommend highlighting your best products and offering a strong visual assortment for press if you’re having trouble narrowing it down. You can always share additional details in the press kit you hand out at the event. If you need recommendations on what or how to display your products, we’d be happy to provide suggestions.
Can I ship products, signage and press materials to the venue in advance of the event?
Yes. Upon registration, you will receive an exhibitor info bulletin that provides details regarding all event logistics, including instructions for shipping packages to and from the event.
When is the event?
The event will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST.
Where is the event?
The event will be held in midtown Manhattan at the Warwick New York Hotel at 65 W 54th St (cross street: 6th Avenue). The event will be held in the Kent, Surrey, Oxford, and Warwick event rooms on the second floor of the hotel.
About the Media Attendees
What media will be attending? How many?
We typically have approximately 50 press from top national print, online, and broadcast outlets attend our events. We are aiming to keep it a similar size this time around to ensure an intimate environment and encourage quality conversations.
What beats do the media attendees cover?
From household appliances and home décor, to beauty products and tech gadgets, our media attendees cover it all. The common thread among invited media is that they are interested in the hottest products for the season and many will be in charge of holiday gift guides, stories and segments.
Will I have access to media contact information before and/or following the event?
We will provide a list of confirmed media prior to the event. We will also provide a list of media attendees following the event, but encourage you to have a sign-up sheet at your booth to keep track of conversations and follow-up items. We also recommend bringing plenty of business cards to give to media attendees on-site as well.
Can I offer samples of my product?
We welcome you to provide take away samples for all media attendees! It’s a nice way to thank media for attending and to offer them the chance to get more familiar with your brand on their own time. In fact, we’ll be providing press an empty tote bag at the beginning of the event to collect samples as they walk through the show floor. Please keep your samples as lightweight and portable as possible – media will be collecting lots of samples that day and you want to make it easy for them to carry the samples back to their office. We’re happy to offer recommendations on what kinds of samples to provide if you’re unsure of what would be best to offer. We also suggest offering a USB with your press kit and any other relevant information along with samples.
Loss, theft or damage
Press Previews is not responsible for loss, theft, or damage of the exhibitors’ products or equipment at the event or in transit, but will work with The Warwick Hotel to ensure the best security accommodations possible.
We do not offer product or category exclusivity at our events. In the event that there is a competitive brand participating, we will do our best to keep the competitors’ booths as far away from each other as possible. For more specific questions about exclusivity guidelines, please contact us at email@example.com.
What if I need to withdraw? Will I get a refund?
Once your sign up for the event, your exhibitor fee is non-refundable. However, prior to March 31, 2018, if you are unable to participate, we will work to fill the spot with another potential exhibitor from the waiting list (as available). If the waiting list replacement is able to take the spot and submits payment prior to March 31, 2018, a full refund will be issued to you within 90 days of the replacement payment submission. If the waiting list replacement is unable to confirm fulfilling the spot by March 31, 2018, no refund will be issued.