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2011 – CHICAGO. “Committed”. Agenda. Show Highlights Promotional Tools GES & Exhibitor Services Manual Future Training Opportunities. Show Highlights. 100% Food-Focused, Horizontal Show 330+ companies representing 190,000+ sq ft $700K+ invested in Attendee Promotion

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2011 chicago

2011 – CHICAGO

2011 chicago


2011 chicago


  • Show Highlights

  • Promotional Tools

  • GES & Exhibitor Services Manual

  • Future Training Opportunities

Show highlights

Show Highlights

  • 100% Food-Focused, Horizontal Show

    • 330+ companies representing 190,000+ sq ft

  • $700K+ invested in Attendee Promotion

    • 10,000 food-focused attendees

  • Lowest registration rate ($25)

  • 29 hours of Educational Sessions

  • Strategic Partnerships

2011 chicago

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

- Peter Drucker

Exhibitor invites

Exhibitor Invites

  • 100% free for exhibitors

  • Unlimited number of passes

  • Personalized invitations

  • Opportunity to look great in front of your customers and prospects

  • Incentives:

    • 250 registered attendees = free Attendee Newsletter Partnership

    • 500 registered attendees = free Exhibitor Spotlight Presentation

Promotional tools

Promotional Tools

  • PROCESS EXPO Signature


  • Brochures

  • Videos

  • Print and Digital Ads

Buying teams program

Buying Teams Program

  • Remote office during PROCESS EXPO week

  • Furnished meeting room at McCormick Place

  • Complimentary registration on your behalf

  • FREE!

Partnership program

Partnership Program

  • Increase visibility

  • Extend your message beyond your booth

  • Outshine the competition

  • Online, On-site, customizable options

Other resources

Other Resources

  • Blog

  • Social Media

  • Exhibitor Newsletter

Ges account team

GES Account Team

Danica Milich

Account Manager

Years in the Industry:



Primary Chicago Account Manager responsible for onsite execution and implementation. Main contact for information  processing within GES departments.

Steve Mannarino

Primary Account Manager

Years in the Industry:



Primary point of contact for pre show planning and on site execution, and post show follow up for FPSA.

Amanda Anastasopoulos

Exhibitor Services Sup.

Years in the Industry:



Will oversee all service executives dedicated to the exhibit floor from move-in to move-out.

Vince Siciliano

Senior Operations Manager


Years in the Industry:



Will have overall responsibility for freight operations for FPSA exhibitors.


Planning for process expo

Planning for PROCESS EXPO


  • Pre-show Planning

    • Show Schedule

    • Important Deadlines

  • Customer Service

  • Operations – Targeted Move in

    • Target Questionnaire

    • Target Dates: How the process works

  • Material Handling Pricing


Schedule and important dates

Schedule and Important Dates


Schedule and important dates1

Schedule and Important Dates


Important forms

Important Forms


Important forms1

Important Forms


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Customer Service

  • GES’ Service Executives Make the Difference

    • Each exhibitor is assigned a designated Service Executive for the annual meeting

    • Prior to the Meeting, Service Executives:

      • Personally introduce themselves to their exhibitors

      • Email their contact information for any questions

  • During Move In, Service Executives:

    • Visit each exhibitor and leave contact information

    • Conduct “booth checks” to confirm freight and furniture deliveries

    • Access to ordering, freight delivery status and Text Me! Program

    • Review preliminary invoice with

      each exhibitor



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Enhancing Customer Service

  • Service Executive Program

  • Ownership by floor zones with dedicated Service Executives for full time service: pre, during and post show

  • Dedicated Service Executives for each anchor FPSA exhibitor for full time service: pre, during and post show

  • Dedicated Experience Partner Service Executives for full time service: pre, during and post show




  • Target Questionnaire

    • Fill out as completely as Possible

    • Send back to GES by July 15th

    • Target Date sent to you via email by August 15th

    • Questionnaires received after July 15 will receive target date by September 1

    • Questionnaires not returned will

    • automatically be given a target date.


Value pricing

Value Pricing


FPSA Members will be charged a Space Rate Material Handling Charge at the time your booth space contract is executed for those exhibitors with space greater than 150 net sq. ft.

This fee will cover all Direct to Show and Warehouse Shipments on a round-trip basis.

  • Items sent to the Advanced Warehouse (freight, hanging signs, and carpet) will be charged an additional $15.00 per CWT to receive shipments at the advanced receiving warehouse within 30 days of show open.

  • Warehouse shipments will be shipped to show site prior to your Inbound Target Time.

  • Off-target shipments (inbound or outbound) will be assessed a $15.00 per CWT charge. Please contact the Vince Siciliano for review and approval. You may fax your request to 773-284-3970

    Please refer to the R-2 form for Material Handling Pricing

    NOTE: Exhibitors with space at 150 sq. ft. or less who opted out of the one-time handling fee while booking space will be charged at a per hundred weight charge.


In summary

In Summary

Pre-Show Promotion


Future Training Opportunities

Ops Conference, August 23

Exhibitor Invites Training

Exhibitor Tips, Part 2

2011 chicago

“The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.

Hard work is the price

we must pay for success.”

- Vince Lombardi

Contact us

Contact Us!

Grace Cular Yee



Kyle Heiman

  • 703-761-1207


    Andy Drennan

  • 703-761-1201

  • adrennan@fpsa.org

Steve Mannarino

440-546-0255 x114





Vince Siciliano



Amanda Anastasopoulos



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