Innovation Showcase Guidelines

Display Options

Enclosed and locked glass showcase shelf: for items up to 18"H x 13"D x 24"W

Tabletop Displays: for medium to large items 12" L X 12" H

Floor Displays: for large items

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2023.


Product Guidelines

  • First product entry is FREE!
  • Products will be reviewed for approval.
  • No prototypes allowed
  • The product/service must be manufactured or exclusively distributed by a company exhibiting in this year’s event.
  • New company launches are not eligible


Product Check-in:

Tuesday, November 14th, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.*

  • Participants are responsible for transporting their entries to and from the INNOVATION SHOWCASE. Related transportation and material handling costs are the exhibiting company’s responsibility.
  • Exhibiting staff members are responsible for delivering the item to the INNOVATION SHOWCASE area and removing the item from the Showcase post-show. Products that are not retrieved by 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 16th, will be donated to a local charity.
  • Once an item is placed within the INNOVATION SHOWCASE, it cannot be removed until after 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 16th. No exceptions.

* Products MUST be placed in the Showcase by 4 p.m. on November 14th. Products checked in after 4 p.m. on November 16th are not eligible for an INNOVATION SHOWCASE Award.


Display Guidelines

  • Event management will provide a product display sign containing the company name, booth number, product name, product description, Product dimensions, brand compatibility, and product part number, if applicable.
  • Samples, brochures, ads, sales sheets, flyers, and giveaways will not be allowed in the INNOVATION SHOWCASE area.
  • Exhibitors may bring speck/information sheets to add to the display (maximum size 8.5x11). We recommend bringing a clear sign holder or having the speck/info sheet printed on a corrugated easel back (8.5 x11).
  • Products must be removed from all packaging before being placed for display. Unless the packaging itself is the product you are displaying.