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Registration Open Now - Visit the link at the top of this page to register for Forum 2018 Supplier Connect and Equipment Showcase

Late Registration: September 14, 2018 at 5:00PM*

Registration Closes: September 28, 2018 at 5:00PM

*While there is no fee associated with late registration, suppliers who register for booth space after this date will have no guarantee of being included in any on-site promotional materials.


Supplier Connect Booth Space

Standard Single Booth: $550

Standard Double Booth: $1100

Deluxe Single Booth: $650

Deluxe Double Booth: $1300

Premium Single Booth: $750

Premium Double Booth: $1500


Equipment Showcase*

Equipment Showcase Booth (20x20): $2000

Equipment Showcase Booth (30x40): $3000

Equipment Showcase Booth (40x50): $4000

*Space is extremely limited and additional requirements may apply.  Contact Cidna Unger, Supplier Connect Director for details, booth assignment, and instructions.


Booth Assignments: are first come-first served and are made ONLY after payment is received.

Registration Package: includes program, Tuesday sessions, participant list, name tags and two lunches per single booth; four lunches per double booth and Equipment Showcase space. Lunch must be purchased for each additional booth or space representative.

  • Each extra Lunch -  $35
  • Call: Sarah 540-231-0990 to purchase extra lunches


Booth Amenities: includes drape partition, skirted table, chairs and display sign.

Premium booth area includes carpeting.

Single booth is 10x10. Double booth is 10x20.  
Equipment Showcase spaces are 20X20, 30X40 and 40X50.

New for 2018: Premium and Deluxe booths will have their company information appear on the Monday morning pre-keynote Ballroom slideshow as well as during the Monday plated Buyer luncheon.  Deluxe booths will receive 1/4 slide space and Premiums will recieve 1/2 slide space with their logo, booth number, and a small promotional text area.


Event Services Order Form: To order electrical or telecommunication services directly from the Virginia Beach Convention Center for the Supplier Connect/Equipment Showcase use this link: LINK 

Shipping Materials: Supplier Connect/Equipment Showcase materials can be shipped before the Forum - drayage fees apply. Contact Kris Peter (540) 362-3940 ext 115 at Hollins Exposition Services for details.


Hotels and Forum Information: Hotels are not included in booth reservations.  However, participants in the Supplier Connect and Equipment Showcase are eligible to reserve hotels at the state rate through the 2018 Public Procurement Forum Hotel portal. See the Forum Hotels and Forum FAQ pages to the left to make hotel reservations or to view any further information regarding the Hotels and the 2018 Forum.

Send Any General Questions to the Contact Email Listed Above


Check In at Registration Desk outside Exhibit Hall A beginning at 7:00AM

Set Up:

Equipment Showcase ONLY: Monday, Oct 22, 2018 4:00PM until 6:00PM

All other Booth Spaces (Premium, Deluxe, Standard): Tuesday, October 23, 2018 7:00AM until 10:30AM 

Sessions: Forum Sessions being held all day except during the Supplier Connect/ Equipment Showcase; Suppliers are invited to attend Forum Sessions on Tuesday ONLY

Supplier Lunch: 10:45 - 11:45AM

Supplier Connect and Equipment Showcase: 12:00PM until 2:45PM

Tear Down: 2:45PM until 4:30PM

*Equipment Showcase Spaces may require significantly longer set up and tear down times.