Exhibitor Manual

Move-In Schedule and Map

Map to Palmer Events Center Service Yard

GEMS Decorator Online Ordering

Trouble logging in? Contact Jill Zinkus 214.388.5722 ext. 1 or jill@gemsevents.com

Utilities

Electricity, Internet, Phone, Water & Drainage is provided by the Palmer Events Center and can be ordered here: https://www.palmereventscenter.com/exhibit/
Please contact Exhibitor Services 512.404.4000 if you have any questions regarding services or ordering procedures.
WIFI 3Mbps per device is available throughout the building, free of charge.

Discount rate deadline: March 9

Standard rate deadline: March 19

Floor rate applies: March 20

Exhibitor Utility Packet

Food & Beverage Permit Application

Any exhibitor wanting to sample at the show must be approved by both Show Management and the Venue first.  A sampling form and a Food & Beverage Permit application must be completed and sent to LindseyR@mpeshows.com by March 11. The permit fee of $114 is due upon application submission. Contact Lindsey for payment 801.456.7482.

Parking

You will be able to park at the four-story, 1,200-space garage located next to the Palmer Event Center. It has two entrances, one on Riverside Dr. and another on Barton Springs Rd. Parking is $8 per vehicle, with no overnight parking allowed. You can find more information about parking here.

MOVE-IN HOURS:

Wednesday, March 23:  8:00 am - 7:00 pm (no drive in access on Thursday)

Thursday, March 24:     8:00 am - 7:00 pm 
No vehicles after 2:00 pm Thursday (hand-carry only)

Friday, March 25:         8:00 am - 11 am (no drive in access, hand-carry only)

SHOW HOURS:

Friday, March 25:        Noon - 8:00 pm

Saturday, March 26:    10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sunday, March 27:      11:00 am - 6:00 pm

MOVE-OUT HOURS:

Sunday, March 27:      6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday, March 28:      8:00 am - 12:00 pm

HOW-TO ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING

Your basic listing will be uploaded to the website when you book your booth. Within 24 hours you will receive an automated email to enhance your listing. This link can be used multiple times and you can make updates and changes to your listing until ONE day after the show commences. If you have any questions regarding the online exhibitor listing or do not receive the link, please email LindseyR@mpeshows.com.

Need help with your listing?
View the tutorial video here

PREFERRED HOTEL

Hyatt House Austin Downtown
901 Neches Street / Austin, TX 78701
T 512.391.0000  F 512.391.0009 

Book your group rate for the Austin Spring Home + Garden Show here