Time schedule for ECOC Exhibition 2023

The exhibition runs from 2nd – 4th October 2023, opening times are:

Exhibition opening times

Monday 2nd October 0930 – 1700
Tuesday 3rd October 0930 – 1700
Wednesday 4th October 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

Build up

Friday 29th September– 0800 – 2200  space only stands – Official contractor badges must be worn at all times
Saturday 30th September– 0800 – 2200  space only stands – Official contractor badges must be worn at all times
Sunday 1st October  – 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 1st October the aisles must be clear by 1400 hrs, building of your stand can commence until 2100hrs but only within the perimeter of your stand.

Breakdown

Wednesday 4th September: 
1600 – 1630 – official contractor GT Exhibitions to commence return of empties
1630 – 2400 – Loading doors open for all other contractor/empties

Thursday 5th October – 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).

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Any exhibitors breaking down or packing exhibits before the official closing time of 1600hrs on Wednesday 4th October will forfeit priority ranking booking slots for the following year.
It is forbidden to breakdown or pack away exhibits before the official closing time and under no circumstances can stand contractors access the hall prior to 1600hrs.
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 exhibition venue 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 4th October 2023 within 1 hour after the closing of the show. After this time we will start dismantling the stands.