IWCS 2020 Exhibitor Portal

Thank you for participating in the new, Virtual Model of IWCS 2020!
Use this page to find all the resources needed to successfully create and utilize your IWCS 2020 Virtual Tradeshow Booth.

Start by viewing this video overview on creating and managing your IWCS 2020 Virtual Tradeshow Booth.

Resources

How to Create Your IWCS 2020 Virtual Booth
Preparing for IWCS 2020 Virtual Live Exhibition Hours
Exhibitor Registration Portal
New Product Presentation Submission Form

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Exhibitors get a free conference registration?
Yes, Exhibitors at the Silver Level get one free conference registration Gold receives two (2) and Partners receive three (3). 

Do I need to download or install any software?
Yes, Silver, Gold and Partner Exhibitors/Sponsors will need to install the “Zoom Client for Meetings” located at https://zoom.us/download. The IWCS Virtual Event Platform uses Zoom Technology to power its live meeting functionality and virtual booths. We recommend you install this software in advance to streamline your presentation at show time. 

What Browser should I use? 
We strongly recommend you use Chrome or Microsoft Edge for the best functionality. Due to limitations within Zoom, attendees using Safari, Firefox, or other browsers may have to dial in via telephone in order to hear the meeting audio.  Telephone dial-in numbers are provided once you join the broadcast. 

How do I register my booth staff?
Exhibitor Contacts receive a link and password to the Exhibitor Registration Portal where you will be able to register your booth staff. Exhibitor booth staff will be able to manage the virtual booth, participate as a booth staff member during the live, virtual exhibition hours and set up your organization’s booth pages. If you have not received your password yet please email mmelsop@iwcs.org

How many booth staff can I have?
You can have an unlimited amount of booth staff, just be sure to register them through the Exhibitor Registration Portal to link them to your organization. 

When will I be able to set up my booth? 
Registered exhibitor booth staff will receive an email with a link to access their staff profile and organization’s booth to set up on or before September 25. 

How do I set up my booth? 
Please see: How to Create Your IWCS 2020 Virtual Booth

When does my booth need to be completed?
Attendees will be allowed access to start creating their profiles and familiarizing with the IWCS 2020 Virtual Event beginning October 5, 2020. We recommend you set your booth up prior to the attendee opening. Live virtual supplier exhibition hours are October 15-16, 2020 from 8:00 – 1:00 PM EST. 

Will exhibitors have access to the attendee list? 
Yes! Beginning October 5, 2020 exhibitors will be able to browse the registered attendees, schedule appointments, send messages and reach out to potential customers on the IWCS 2020 Virtual Event platform. 

How does the Live Virtual Supplier Exhibition work? 
Please see: Preparing for IWCS 2020 Virtual Live Exhibition Hours

How do I sign up to do a New Product Presentation?
New Product Presentations are available for Silver, Gold and Partner exhibitors. Each presentation can be up to 25 minutes long and will be showcased within your organization’s booth landing page, viewable on the agenda and recorded so attendees can watch on-demand through November 27, 2020. Slots are given on a first come, first served basis. To sign up please fill out the New Product Presentation Submission Form.

I am having technical difficulties with my booth – who should I contact? 
Please contact Michelle Melsop, mmelsop@iwcs.org or Lisa Schulteis, lisa@electralime.com