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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 220 Wichita businesses from all industries. No matter what products and services you are looking for, you'll find it at Exposure. Exposure continues to be THE premier business to business networking event of the year and an excellent opportunity for you to continue building your brand at a very low cost. 

Exposure 2019 is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19 at Century II Expo Hall.

Register to Exhibit
Showcase your products and services to 1,800+ attendees from the regional business community. Exhibit space starts at only $150! Register here or view the show floor map here.

Admission
Show attendance is free for business professionals.

Parking
See below for parking information, in addition to Century II's metered parking.

Sponsors

A special thank you to our Exposure 2019 sponsors who helped make the event possible!  

Presenting Sponsor | Cox Business
Gold Sponsor | Davis-Moore Auto Group
Gold Sponsor | The Wichita Eagle
Silver Sponsor | P1 Group
Breakfast Sponsor | Hyatt Regency Wichita
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

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

 
 

Exhibit Options

  Early-Bird Members (Paid by 7/31) Chamber Members Non-Members
Tabletop Round (42" h, 30" w) $150 $150 $150
Premium Tabletop (with electricity) $200 $200 N/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 N/A
Biz Bites 10'x10' (Food Product) N/A Free for members $325


Exhibit Reservations

Refunds are granted as follows: 90% if cancelled by Aug 2; 50% if cancelled by Aug. 26; 0% if cancelled after Aug. 26.  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 skirted table, two chairs, 8’ back drop, 3’ high divider curtains on each side (certain exceptions based on booth placement). Backdrop and side draping are black. Each booth includes a sign with the exhibitor name and booth number.
  • Utilities must be ordered through Century II Exhibitor Services, 316-264-9121, at an additional expense.
  • Registrations received after 7/31/19 will be subject to full pricing.

To be included in the Exposure event program, registration and payment must be received by Aug. 23, 2019.

Registered Exhibitors

Company Booth Number
AAA Insurance 416
Accent Lighting 731
Adams Brown Beran and Ball Chtd. 732
Adecco - The Employment People 214
Affinity Automotive 813
AJ's Sports Grill 508
Apprentice Personnel 829
ARSI 822
Choose Networks 811
Better Business Bureau 722
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas 735
Blue Moon Caterers 419
Brain Balance Achievement Center of Wichita 1205
Broadstroke, Inc. 216-217
Butler Community College 403
Charles E. Mahaney Roofing Company 600
City Wide Maintenance of Wichita 316
Concergent IT - A Division of Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc. 318
Cowley College 218
Cox Business 725
Dale Carnegie Training 1207
Davis-Moore Automotive, Inc. 724
Dayton T. Brown 1202
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview 301
Endless Balloons 1B
Exploration Place 1006
Form Systems Inc. 720
Friends University 800
Goddard Chamber of Commerce 4B
Hairy Sofa Pet Grooming Boutique 511 - Party Island
Hampton Inn by Hilton Wichita Northwest 701
Handy Mailing Service 201
Headshots Bar & Grill 815
Heartland Credit Union 114
Heartland Play & Stay 511 - Party Island
High Touch Technlologies 215
Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35 312-313
Hopping Gnome 920A
Hyatt Regency Wichita 501
Jason's Deli 1201
Kansas Star Event Center  730
Kansas State University Global Campus 418
Kansas Strong 300
Trane 819
KS StateBank 823
LAP Laser, LLC 417
LeaderOne Financial Corporation 2G
Lee Gray ActionCOACH 2B
LightSpeed VT Wichita 104
Moonbase Labs LLC 105
National Screening Bureau 832
Nonprofit Chamber of Service 4E
Old Mission Mortuary & Cemetery 2A
Paint the Towne 835-836
Paint the Towne 514B - Party Island
Pet Supplies Plus 410
Primerica Offices of Don Oliphant 503
QueenBee 311
Relevant Audio & V 1208-1209
Retreat to Joy 1M
Reverie Coffee Roasters DDD
Salvation Army 308
ServiceMaster Clean in a Wink 737
Shaken or Stirred Bartending 611
Small Business Administration 407
Specs 511 - Party Island
Spectrum, Inc. 406
Starkey, Inc. 727
SumnerOne 614
Sunflower Bank NA 820
Sunflower Travel Corporation 402
Sweetly Scrumptious 511 Party Island
Syndeo (Formerly represented Windsor HR Services) 502
The Alley Indoor Entertainment 506-507
The Bug Lady's Science Academy 511 - Party Island
Thrasher Basement and Foundation Repair 1203-1204
Transworld Business Advisors 930
Tru by Hilton 701
Tru-Building, Inc. 1200
uBreakiFix 612
Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital of Wichita 307
Visit Wichita 728
Wichita Habitat for Humanity ReStore 112
Wichita Symphony Orchestra 4F
Wichita Thunder 213
Wichita Women's Initiative Network, Inc. (WIN) 1402
Wiesen Roofing & Exteriors 1A
Wired Within 306
Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas 4C
World Studios 103
WSU Kansas Small Business Development Center 411
X-Press Signs & Graphics 729

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. 2
   □ 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.

Aug. 29
□ 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. 5
   □ Attend the Exhibitor Mixer, 4-6 p.m.

Sept. 13
□ 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. 19 ($15 attendance fee).
□ Send email telling clients/customers at what booth number your company will be located.
 
Sept. 18
   □ Move in during your specified time to make sure to allow yourself time to round up any last minute items.

Sept. 19
   □ 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 2020.
   □ Reserve booth space for 2020 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, fill out the form below by Thursday, Aug. 29 to be included in pre-show marketing.

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 Form

Company
Exposure Booth Number
Contact Phone Number
Contact Email
Description of Prize
Prize Value

Exhibitor Move-In Process

Booth Move In Schedule - Sept. 18
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. 18!

Tabletop Move In Schedule - Sept. 19
Begin at 7:30 a.m. | Must be done by 9:30 a.m.
Tabletops can also move in anytime on Sept. 18.

The Expo Hall will be locked at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18. Security will be on-site until 7 a.m. on Sept. 19.

If you have an over-sized exhibit or an automobile please contact Alison Jones at 316-268-1123 for special move-in timing and instructions.

*Note: Only the east attendee doors will be open for move-in on Sept. 18.  

Attendance Info

Show attendance is free for business professionals. Registration information coming soon!

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.

Metered parking is available in the Century II parking lot, in additions to the options below:

Gander Garage
600 S. Water, Wichita, KS 67202
Free

1st and Waco
151 N. Waco, Wichita, KS 67202
Paid Parking
$2.00 0-2 hours
$4.00/day

Parking at Market & William Garage
215 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202
Paid Parking
$1.00 every half-hour
$6.00/day
$12.00 overnight (occurring at 2:00am)

Exhibitor FAQ

When can I move in my booth display? 
To ensure availability of loading docks and handcarts, the 2019 Booth Move-in Schedule is as follows on Wednesday, September 18, 2019:

  • 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 p.m. on September 18.

Expo Hall will close at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18. Security will be on premises from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. on September 19.

  • Vehicles | Please contact Alison Jones at 316-268-1123 for special move-in instructions.
  • If your booth is a large scale display, please contact Alison Jones at 316-268-1123 to coordinate your move-in process.

Tabletop exhibitors are welcome to move in beginning at 3 p.m. on Sept. 18 but are not required to move in that day. Tabletop exhibits may set up on Sept. 19 beginning at 7:30 a.m. Exhibits must be ready by 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 19.

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.
Marilyn Lee, Scott Rice Promotional Products 
Crystal McDonald, Xclusive
Brandy Meyers, The Wichita Eagle
Marj Nardi, Evergreen Engraving
Maddie Nevins, Kent Audio Visual
Bill Ramsey, uBreakiFix 
Jessi Rios, Entercom Communications Corp.
Brett Schauf, T&J Studios
Kevin Steckley, Syndeo Outsourcing
Katy Timken, NCRI

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