IAE 2017
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Expo Location
Orange County Convention Center (OCCC)
North and South Buildings
9899 International Drive
Orlando, FL, US

2017 Dates
Conference: Nov. 13 - 17
Trade Show: Nov. 14 - 17

2017 Trade Show Floor Hours
Tuesday, Nov. 14: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday, Nov. 15: 10am - 6pm
Thursday, Nov. 16: 10am - 6pm
Friday, Nov. 17: 10am - 4pm

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The IAAPA Brass Ring Awards: Best Exhibit Awards competition recognizes the booth presentation in six categories at the IAAPA Attractions Expo.


Eligibility

  1. Must be a member of IAAPA and exhibiting at the the current IAAPA Attractions Expo.
  2. Must submit an entry to be considered for a Best Exhibit Award by the deadline.
  3. All Best Exhibit Award entries will automatically be entered for the Image Award which is awarded to the most outstanding exhibit booth at the IAAPA Attractions Expo. However, consideration for the Image Award does not require submission of an application.
  4. Exhibitors who violate any IAAPA trade show rules and regulations will not be eligible for any Exhibitor Awards.

Entry Procedures

  1. Exhibitors must complete the online entry no later than the deadline.
  2. Login to your Digital Profile, click "Exhibitor Required Documents" and complete the appropriate form.
  3. There is no cost to submit an entry.
  4. The deadline is November 3, 2017.

Judging

  1. A panel of 3-5 judges comprised of IAAPA facility members will evaluate all entries and recommend first and second place winners, as applicable.
  2. The Exhibitor Awards Chair approves all winners.
  3. The decisions of the judges are final.
  4. Participating exhibitors must have their booths completed by 5:00 p.m. on the last day of move-in in order for entries to be judged.
  5. Each category will be awarded first and second places (at the discretion of the judges based on award criteria).
  6. All awards will be distributed to the winner’s booths between 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday. Please have the appropriate representative(s) in your booth during this time for presentation/photo with the award.
  7. All award winners will be displayed on the Awards display by 6:00 p.m., Wednesday. A list of winners will also be available in the IAAPA Sales Office by 6:00 p.m., Tuesday.
  8. The Image Award will also be presented at the Brass Ring Awards Ceremony Wednesday.


Judging Criteria

  • Booth Design – Quality, originality, and uniqueness.
  • Branding – Use of corporate logo and/or brand within the design of the booth; promotion of product or service.
  • Staffing – Professional appearance; welcoming and friendly demeanor; approachable and knowledgeable.
  • Overall Appeal – Booth cleanliness; attractive layout; ease of access to information within the booth.

Categories (based on booth size)

  1. 100 – 199 square feet
  2. 200 – 399 square feet
  3. 400 – 499 square feet
  4. 500 – 899 square feet
  5. 900 – 1200 square feet
  6. 1,201 square feet and larger

 

Image Award

The Image Award is awarded to the most outstanding exhibit booth at the IAAPA Attractions Expo. However, consideration for the Image Award does not require submission of an application. This award will also be presented at the IAAPA Brass Ring Awards Ceremony on Wednesday.

Apply


Apply for the Best Exhibit by logging into your Digital Profile now:
http://s15.a2zinc.net/clients/IAAPA/IAE2017/Public/e_Login.aspx

  1. Once logged in, click "Exhibitor Required Documents".
  2. Click "Optional Form: Exhibitor Awards - Best Exhibit" and complete the fields.
  3. There is no cost to submit an entry.
  4. The deadline is November 3, 2017.

Contacts


If you have any questions regarding the IAAPA Exhibitor Awards Program, please contact:

Gina Claassen
Chairman, Exhibitor Awards Committee

Phone: +1 (417) 336-7010
E-mail: gclaassen@hfecorp.com

Stacey Mills, CMP, CEM
Director, Conference and Trade Show Operations, IAAPA

Phone or Fax: +1 (703) 299-5745
E-mail: smills@IAAPA.org