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Welcome, Marketplace & Academy Exhibitors!


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We are thrilled that you are exhibiting at ASTRA's 2019 Marketplace & Academy, June 9-12, 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA! We want you to have an incredible show so please utilize the Exhibitor Center as a one-stop shop to access all show services quickly and easily.

EXHIBITOR DATES/HOURS
View the full schedule, including set-up, exhibit open hours, receptions and special events, and dismantle times.

DIGITAL DASHBOARD
Using your exhibitor ID and password, log in and explore valuable tools and resources to enhance your exhibit experience at Marketplace & Academy. Don’t forget to submit your company’s show specials by April 1, 2019 for inclusion in the printed show program.

EXHIBITOR SERVICES KIT
Order booth products and services through GES Expresso by May 17, 2019 for advance discount pricing on furnishings, electrical, Internet, labor and more.

BADGE REGISTRATION
All booth personnel will be required to have an official exhibitor badge. Register your booth staff and colleagues through our online registration portal.

HOTEL INFO
ASTRA has partnered with VisitPITTSBURGH to secure discounted hotel rates at a selection of area hotels. Book before May 4, 2019 for the lowest rates.

EXHIBITOR EDUCATION
Explore our exhibitor education opportunities to help make the planning and prepping easy – and your time at the show even more valuable.

MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
Discover a variety of promotional and marketing opportunities to make your booth and brand stand out from the crowd.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact us for exhibitor questions or general inquires.

IMPORTANT 2019 DATES
April 18, 2019 – Deadline to be included in the ASTRA 2019 Marketplace & Academy Final Program
May 4, 2019 – Housing deadline
May 6, 2019 – Advance shipments may begin arriving at warehouse
May 17, 2019 – Discounted Exhibitor Services Kit deadline
June 4, 2019 – Last day for advance shipments to arrive at warehouse without surcharges
June 8 – Exhibitor Move-in starts

Step 1: Booth Basics

Booth Basics
Start here to know the basics steps to secure your booth space, update your exhibitor information and understand all policies for exhibiting with ASTRA.

Step 2: Show Preparation

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From registering your booth staff to placing orders for your booth, check off these tasks so you're ready to exhibit in Pittsburgh.

Step 3: Exhibitor Training

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Explore our exhibitor education opportunities to help make the planning and prepping easy – and your time at the show even more valuable.

Step 4: Promo & Marketing

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Discover a variety of promotional and marketing opportunities to make your booth and brand stand out from the crowd.