Conference Details for 2019 Vendors
2019 Conference Information
Thank you for being a vendor at our conference in Grand Rapids, MI September 12 – 14, 2019
Breakfast, breaks and lunch each day are in the exhibit room hall. You must plan to have representative(s) in the exhibit hall during breakfast, breaks and lunch on Friday and Saturday. We will have a trailmap to encourage attendees to visit with our vendors and someone will need to be at your booth to participate. The exhibit hall is open throughout the meeting however we only require that booths be staffed during the specified times.
The exhibit hall is located in the DeVos Place Convention Center, in Grand Rapids, MI.
Exhibit Hall Information:
Thursday, September 12 – Set-Up
1:00pm – 5:00pm Exhibit Hall Set-up & Registration
Friday, September 13
5:30am – 6:15am Exhibit Hall Set-Up & Registration
6:30am – 8:00am Breakfast
10:45am – 11:30am Morning Break
12:45pm – 2:15pm Lunch
3:15pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:15pm Exhibit Hall closes
Saturday, September 14
6:30am – 8:00am Breakfast
10:00am – 10:45am Morning Break
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:15pm begin exhibit breakdown
4:00pm all exhibit materials must be ready for shipping
Corporate Description and Event Representatives
Vendors will receive a detailed email from Ms. Bulger in late June/early July with instructions.
If you have questions contact Tammy Bulger.
Shipping & Booth Supplies Information
NORM will be working with Arts Craft Display Inc this year for booth supplies and for shipping/receiving of your materials for the conference. For each 10X10 sponsor booth NORM will supply electricity and the items indicated on the attached letter. Please note that if you are a corporate member and have a 10 X 20 booth you receive twice the information shared in the letter.
Please review our welcome letter from Art Craft Display, Inc. In the letter you will find a link to our exhibitor kit for the 2019 annual conference.
Exhibit Booth/Table Numbers
Exhibit table/booth numbers will be assigned and emailed to you on or before August 15. They are necessary to order additional items for your booth and to ship items to the hotel.
AV Needs –
If you need AV, please use the information referenced in the Art Craft Display kit (link to welcome letter above).
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
An email containing the link to register for the conference and make your hotel reservations will be shared with NORM’s contact at each organization. NORM’s guestroom block closes on August 22, 2019. Please do not call the hotel and book rooms. The registration system will collect names of attendees as well as allow you to make hotel reservations.