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Exhibitor Update  |  February 13, 2019

Everything you need to know to get ready for the show!

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Customer Account Managers (CAMs) – Assigned and Ready to Assist!

Customer Account Managers (CAMs) were assigned recently to assist with the logistical planning of your booth space. Customer Account Managers are available to help you secure your services for the show. Don’t forget, the discount deadline for ordering services is Monday, February 18. When you order by this date you will receive 30% off the published price on most items!

 

Here is the lineup for ProFood Tech:

 

Booths 300 - 799

Customer Account Manager: Donna Kastrati

Direct: 972.751.9413

Email: dkastrati@theexpogroup.com

 

Booths 800 - 1199

Customer Account Manager: Tori Davis

Direct: 972.751.9423

Email: tdavis@theexpogroup.com

 

Booths 1200 - 1499

Customer Account Manager: Tim Morris

Direct: 972.751.9434

Email: tmorris@theexpogroup.com

 

News Flash

Beware of Solicitations for Promotional Opportunities

Finn Partners is the public relations partner of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, and is the agency of record to promote the PACK EXPO Portfolio of Trade Shows. Each year, several opportunities will arise for exhibitors to participate in promotional content designed to build awareness of the solutions available at the upcoming shows. Invitations to lend insights to this pre-arranged content will always come from individuals at Finn Partners or PMMI's Marketing and Communications Department.


Should you receive solicitations for promotional opportunities from other organizations claiming to be associated with ProFood Tech (barring regular pre-show and show promotions from known industry media), please feel free to notify our public relations manager, Shana Marais at  smarais@pmmi.org. We are dedicated to helping our exhibitors enjoy a positive experience at our events.

 

If you have any questions about the pre-arranged publicity opportunities offered through PMMI's relationship with Finn Partners, contact Paige Taylor at paige.taylor@finnpartners.com

 

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Order your Booth Services - The Expo Group Discount Deadline

The discount deadline for ordering services is Monday, February 18. Finalize your order with payment by Monday, February 18 to receive 30% off most items. If you are paying by check or wire transfer, your check or wire needs to be received by the Expo Group by February 18. Orders submitted without payment by February 18 will not qualify for the 30% discount Please contact Phillip Ramirez, The Expo Group Service Team Manager at 972.751.9416 or pramirez@theexpogroup.com or your assigned Customer Account Manager with any questions about ordering your booth services.

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Register your Booth Personnel before the Rates Go Up!

Exhibiting companies receive one free exhibitor badge per 75 square feet of contracted space and additional badges are $5 per badge. After March 1, the rate goes up to $15 per additional badge. If you have any questions, please contact us at expo@pmmi.org

Hotel Booking Countdown

Book in the official room block for the guaranteed lowest rates! The deadline for these amazing deals is Friday, March 1.

 

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Contact the ProFood Tech Hotel Reservation Office (Expovision)

Toll Free: 866.523.0877

profoodhotels@expovision.com

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Order your Lead Retrieval – Convention Data Services is Official Vendor

The official show vendor for lead retrieval is Convention Data Services, supplier of XPress Connect lead retrieval solutions. All industry data supports the notion that lead retrieval is key to exhibiting success, and it is our goal to ensure we are offering you the most innovative and reliable lead retrieval solutions in the industry. Lead Retrieval is a simple and efficient way to make sure you get big returns from your exhibiting efforts, it is the most reliable tool that allows leads to be captured and qualified electronically.

Have questions? Call 800.746.9734 or send an email to xpressleadpro@cdsreg.com for more information.

 

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Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

Attendees pick up Show Guides at various points upon arrival at ProFood Tech, use them to navigate the show and reference them year-round. Take advantage of a prime advertising spot within the Guide.The deadline is this week, Friday, February 15

 

Build some brand awareness with our online and onsite promotional opportunities. 

 

We offer 3 package upgrades that are designed to increase your presence in the online exhibitor directory and create a lasting impression that will drive traffic to your booth:

 

Gold Package ($349):  These listings get up to 50% more views than the standard listing.

Sponsorship Includes: Basic Exhibitor Listing plus Company Logo and Access to Online Leads.

 

Platinum Package ($895):  These listings get 250% more views than the standard listing.

Sponsorship Includes: Gold Package plus Inclusion in the Premium Exhibitor Search, 4 Product Image/Text Panels (to display products and descriptions), 50 Attendee Email Invites.

 

Diamond Package ($1,595):  These listings get up to 400% more views than the standard listing.

Sponsorship Includes: Platinum Package plus 4 Video Panels (for a total of 8 display panels), Online Booth is Highlighted with a Corner Peel, Priority Placement at the Top of All Online Searches, 100 Attendee Email Invites.

 

Attendees and prospects are planning their visits and they use this online tool to do so.

 

Check out the sponsorship brochure or contact us:

 

Mike Bradley, 610.647.8585, mbradley@pmmi.org

Patrick Bradley, 610.647.8585, pbradley@pmmi.org

ProFood Tech 2019 Digital Media Center: Directions for Exhibitors to Upload Their Materials

Make the most of your exhibitor listing by uploading your company’s media kit to the ProFood Tech 2019 Digital Media Center, which allows the press to easily access news about your company’s innovations and new technologies.


To upload your materials, follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to the Exhibitor Dashboard.
  2. Log-in using your credentials. If you do not have your log-in information, please contact expo@pmmi.org for assistance.
  3. Once you log-in click on the "Upload Additional Content" tile.
  4. Then, click on the "Upload Press Materials" tile. You can upload up to ten documents (.doc or .pdf only). When naming your release, be sure to include key words to facilitate the media search process. 

Uploading your company’s media kit to the digital media center will help you make the most of your exhibitor listing!

Hosting a Press Conference at ProFood Tech 2019?

We have an on-site media briefing room available to exhibitors free of charge.

 

Please let us know if you are planning to host any media so that we can reserve your time slot and promote this in the PMMI media center for you.

 

Contact Shana Marais at smarais@pmmi.org to get your briefing listed.

Free Promotional Opportunity: Let Us Know What’s New in Your Business!

To promote the suppliers and innovation featured at ProFood Tech, PMMI will work with the media to develop and place customized technology previews leading up to ProFood Tech 2019 in March.

 

We want to highlight new solutions that offer significant benefits to end users that will entice them to come and see it in person!

 

We encourage you to take advantage of this free promotional opportunity and submit your company's latest solution for consideration. To do so, please email the following information: 

 

A brief description of a new product(s) your company will exhibit at ProFood Tech 2019. The description must include:

  1. An articulation of the end user challenge resolved by your technology,
  2. A brief explanation of the component, material and/or function that differentiates the solutions from others on the market,
  3. Any quantitative proof of results in process efficiency, food safety, flexibility, sustainability, OEE, TCO, cost efficiency, etc.

A high-resolution photo of your product

  • Images sent via email should be at least 300 DPI and no larger than 2 MB in size

The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 22

 

Only 10 products will be accepted, so we recommend submitting as soon as possible.

 

Please send information to bailey.mullins@finnpartners.com.

Official ProFood Tech Vendors

PMMI Sponsorships & Advertising
Phone: 610.647.8585

mbradley@pmmi.org

pbradley@pmmi.org 

 

 

Booth Services
The EXPO Group
Phone: 972.751.9400

Registration Services
Convention Data Services (CDS)
Phone: 800.915.9803
profoodtech@xpressreg.net

 

 

 

Hotel Reservation Office
Expovision
Phone: 703.205.0480
profoodhotels@expovision.com

 

In addition, the following official vendors may reach out to you for Customer Invite Programs, Case Studies, or ProFood Tech Promotional Materials:

 

VIP Guest Invites -
Customer Invite Program

Phone: 800.211.6570

support@vipguestinvites.com

 

 

Finn Partners,
ProFood Tech Promotions
Christina Wilcox, cwilcox@finnpartners.com
Phone: 212.529.4811

We encourage you to visit your Exhibitor Dashboard regularly to obtain pertinent show and exhibiting information. Feel free, however, to contact the PMMI Show Department via email or call 571.612.3200 for further assistance.

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