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If the contact for your company changes, please contact us with any amendments or update the ‘my account’ section of your online account. The details are stored under ‘my account’ followed by ‘my profile’.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS NEWSLETTER TO YOUR CONTRACTOR IF YOU ARE A SPACE ONLY CLIENT.
Exhibitor Services and Exhibitor Manual Now Live
The information and order forms for ECOC Exhibition are now live and available to access online https://www.ecocexhibition.com/exhibit/exhibitor-services/
All contracted exhibiting companies have been notified via email for both exhibitor badges and for ordering services.
If you have not received your email please contact the Operations Managers.
Exhibition Opening Times
The exhibition runs from 23-25 September 2019. Exhibition opening times are:
Monday 23 September 0930 – 1700
Tuesday 24 September 0930 – 1700
Wednesday 25 September 0930 – 1600
Please Note: Exhibitors can ONLY access the halls from 8am each morning during the exhibition days and can only remain until the closing of the hall at 1730 hrs. Exhibitors must remain within their own stand area and are not permitted to walk around the exhibition before the show opens.
Timetable of Build Up, Exhibition and Breakdown
- Friday 20 September – 0800 – 2200 space only stands – Official contractor badges must be worn at all times
- Saturday 21 September – 0800 – 2200 space only stands – Official contractor badges must be worn at all times
- Sunday 22 September – 0800 – 2100 space only and shell scheme – Official contractor badges or exhibitor badges to be worn at all times
Build up through the night is NOT possible
These times must be adhered to.
Please note: On Sunday 22nd September the aisles must be clear by 1400 hrs, the building of your stand can commence until 2100hrs but only within the perimeter of your stand.
- Wednesday 25 September:
1600 – 1630 – official contractor GT Exhibitions to commence return of empties
1630 – 0000 – Loading doors open for all other contractor/empties
- Thursday 26 September – 0800 – 1500
Please ensure that contractors are issued with contractor badges for breakdown.
THE RETURN OF EMPTY CASES WILL COMMENCE AFTER THE EXHIBITION HAS CLOSED. WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU DO NOT MAKE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CLOSE OF THE EXHIBITION.
ITEMS MAY BE CARRIED OUT OF THE HALL TO YOUR VEHICLE. ARRANGEMENTS FOR OUTBOUND SHIPMENTS SHOULD BE MADE WITH OUR FREIGHT FORWARDING CONTRACTOR, GT EXHIBITIONS (REFER TO HANDLING OF EXHIBITS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION).
Under no circumstances will exhibitors, or their agents be allowed to remain on site after the stated times. A penalty charge will be enforced if necessary. During the dismantling period. The RDS cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to personal belongings and/or stand materials. We therefore kindly request that you remove any personal belongings and/or materials on Wednesday 25th September 2019 within 1 hour after the closing of the show. After this time we will start dismantling the stands.
New – Space Only Height charge
All space only stands over 3.49m’s will be charged an additional cost of £85 to approve and sign off the design by structural engineers. This is mandatory and cannot be carried out by any other structural engineers apart from the Organisers approved company.
NEW – Loading/Unloading during the Build Up and Breakdown
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU INFORM YOUR STAND BUILDER ONCE APPOINTED
Due to the location of the RDS a traffic system will be in place during the build up and breakdown of the event. This will be organised by our official freight forwarding contractor GT Exhibitions. All vehicles delivering directly to the RDS must apply for a time slot with GT Exhibitions and all vehicles over 3.5 ton MUST be unloaded by them.
If you would like any further details on this please contact Steve.Andrews@gtexhibitions.com
ACCOMMODATION FOR ECOC EXHIBITORS
DUBLIN IS INCREDIBLY BUSY DURING THE EVENT AND ACCOMMODATION AVAILABILITY IS EXTREMELY LIMITED. IF YOU WANT TO PAY LESS AND STAY WITH OTHER DELEGATES, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO ACT QUICKLY TO SECURE YOUR ROOMS.
Find out more about this year’s location and how you can get the most out of your time in Dublin. In case of additional questions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact the service-team.
Free Promotional Opportunities
Share your news in the ECOC Exhibition Newsletters
The Visitor Newsletter is emailed to all potential and previous ECOC visitors and conference delegates and so it is a great opportunity to promote your company and products before the show in September. (Please note: there is no charge to include your news in this newsletter). Don’t miss out on this free marketing opportunity for your company, submit your news story via email to the Marketing team.
Display your products free of charge in the FTTx Centre
The FTTx Centre features eleven FTTx Zones and exhibitors can display products free of charge. If you have a new or existing product you would like to feature in the FTTx Centre, please complete the entry form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 17th August to be eligible for consideration.
Company Profile and Market Sectors
Your company profile from 2018 has been automatically transferred over to the 2019 website. You can make changes and update your profile in the ‘My Account’ section. All exhibitors also need to complete the Market Sector section of your company profile. Please let us know of any companies that are sharing your stand or who you are representing. You can add sharing companies via the website under the ‘Stands’ section. All sharing companies listed are entitled to a 60-word directory entry free of charge.
Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities
Add your company logo
You can now add your logo to your company profile for just £250, your logo will appear both on the website and in the show guide and you can order this add-on via the ‘Promotional Add-On section of ‘My Account’. Please note there is a fee of £250 to add your logo, you will have the option to pay directly by credit card or through an invoice. We will review your logo and add it to your profile.
Highlighted Directory Entry
You can now enhance your company profile on one of the most visited pages on the ECOC Exhibition website. Make sure your company stands out from the rest with an enhanced directory entry – include your company logo, enhanced profile, product announcement and pictures – all displayed within the A-Z Directory both online and in the Show Guide.
Showcase your business to over 6,000 key industry contacts. We have a number of advertising and promotional packages available to help you promote your presence – from sponsorship of our badge lanyards or official exhibition show guide, through to sponsorship of our ECOC TV Studio. We have a wide range of opportunities, with high profile options as well as smaller opportunities to suit your budget.
Market Focus 2018
Once again, ECOC will hold free Market Focus sessions. These sessions will be held in the exhibition hall and are designed to allow all visitors/attendees to get the big picture on the commercial and technology drivers shaping a new era of growth across all levels of the optical communications supply chain.
The Call for Speakers is now open. Please contact the Marketing Team for more information.
CTTS Short Courses
The Training Zone gives you the chance to cover some of the key techniques of fibre optic testing and fusion splicing. Run in conjunction with CTTS, our expert training team bring their years of industry experience to ECOC to share their knowledge. Small group sizes mean you get more one to one support and take away new skills that you can put to use back at your workplace. Sessions were fully booked in 2018, so make sure you secure your space early.
ECOC Exhibition team contact details
Event Administrator – Michelle Dampier
T: +44 (0) 1732 752125
Charlotte Minter and Lianne Bull
T: +44 (0) 1732 752124
T: +44 (0) 1732 752127
Senior Marketing Manager – Emma Harvey
T: +44 (0) 1732 752126 (Emma)
Marketing Manager – Catherine Williams
T: +44 (0) 1732 752123
Accounts Administrator – Reza Ismail