VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Exhibit Show Floor

Exhibitor Tool Kit

Welcome, VISION Exhibitor!

The 2022 VISION HiTech Training & Expo is once again setting new records with classes filling quickly. 

 

Your VISION Exhibitor Tool Kit will assist you with completing requests for:

• name badges

• show specials

• meals

• promotional materials

• new product showcase

• exhibitor directory listing

• electrical, internet, booth furnishings

• hotel reservations

• sponsorship opportunities

• and more!

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Exhibitor Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 3, 2022

12:00-5:00pm

Exhibit Hall Move-In

2:00-4:00pm

Hi-Tech Tool Expo Move-In

4:00-7:00pm

Hi-Tech Tool Expo (OPCC Ballroom Prefunction)

7:00-8:00pm

Hi-Tech Tool Expo Move-Out

Friday, March 4, 2022

8:00am-4:30pm

Exhibit Hall Move-In

5:00-8:30pm

VISION Expo Open

Saturday, March 5, 2022

8:00am

Exhibitors can access Exhibit Hall (badge required)

9:00am-3:00pm

VISION Expo Open

3:30-10:00pm

Exhibit Hall Move-Out

2022 Exhibitor Tool Kit

Hi-Tech Tool Expo Show Floor

Thursday Hi-Tech Diagnostic Tool Expo

Available exclusively for VISION Expo Exhibitors.

Thursday training sessions feature training sessions for specific diagnostic tools and strategies. This Hi-Tech Tool Expo has a targeted audience of today’s automotive service professionals looking to further enhance their diagnostic skills and research new tools for their diagnostic arsenal. SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVE YOUR BOOTH SOON!  

VISION Exhibitor Badges & Meals

Exhibitor Badges & Meals

Badges are required for each person working your booth space. You will also have the opportinity to purchase Saturday breakfast and Saturday evening Dinner and Awards Night tickets. NOTE: Each attendee must register with a unique email address. If you need assistance, please email info@visionkc.com.

Deadline: Feb 15, 2022

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Lead Retrieval

Lead Retrieval 

Take advantage of your time on the show floor! Capture and manage valuable contact and lead information with an easy-to-use system.

Deadline: Feb 2, 2020

Sheraton Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas

Hotel Reservations

As an exhibitor, rooms are available at the Sheraton Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Marriott Overland Park, Courtyard Marriott, and Holiday Inn Suites. Make your reservations quickly!

Deadline: ASAP

VISION New Product Showcase

New Product Showcase

*NEW IN 2022* All items in VISION's New Product Showcase will be featured in the event app and in the case outside the Exhibit Hall.

Deadline: Feb 4, 2022

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Show Specials

Show Specials

Exhibiting companies may offer up to two (2) show specials at no additional cost. Show specials will be listed in the event app and social media promotions. Be sure to include all related details including: product name, regular price, discounted price, etc.

Deadline: ASAP for maximum value and exposure

Tradeshow Shipping, Furniture and other details for exhibitors

Shipping / Furniture / Labor

Need to order anything special for your booth like displays or furniture? Viper Tradeshow Services is the official decorator for VISION.

Click the link below and enter show code #2203010.

Advance Pricing Deadline:
Feb 14, 2022 

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

NEW AND LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!

Interested in sponsoring a training session, refreshment break or beyond?  Have your company stand out this year and make a difference by sponsoring an industry event.

Deadline: ASAP

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Silent Auction details supporting Midwest Auto Care Alliance Technicians of Tomorrow Educational Foundation.

Silent Auction Donations

Consider donating an auction item to our Technicians of Tomorrow Education Fundraiser in support of student scholarships to help automotive students in pursuit of their education and help them attend VISION training. 

Deadline: ASAP

Overland Park Convention Center details for eletrical, internet and other details

Electrical, Internet & Utilities Reservations

All electrical, air, and internet needs are reserved directly with the Overland Park Convention Center.  Advance pricing for orders submitted 4 days prior to the expo; however, electrical can be ordered up until the event at standard pricing.

 

Deadline: Feb 21, 2022  

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Marketing Opportunities

Marketing

Opportunities

Many fantastic opportunities await your company.  Put your name and logo in front of hundreds of the industry's most qualified customers and buyers. 

Deadline: ASAP

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Discount for 2022

First-Time Exhibitors

As a first-time exhibitor, we're offering a discount on advertising in the Midwest Auto Care Alliance Magazine. If you commit to a full year, 4-issue advertising package in the magazine, we'll give you 50% off the March ad (in addition to the 10% you already save being a VISION Exhibitor!) 

Deadline: Feb 15

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Exhibit Show Floor

Onsite Exhibitor Information

Parking for Exhibitors

As you know from past years, parking is at a premium at the convention center. Exhibitors will NOT be allowed to park trucks and trailers in the convention center parking lot on Friday or Saturday. Your cooperation is critical to allow enough parking for VISION expo attendees. The convention center will have security monitoring the parking lot. Here are several spots for off-site parking. If you have a semi or need special accommodations, please email sheri@visionkc.com.

  • Hilton Garden Inn will have 8-10 spots for trucks and trucks w/trailers at the far east end of their parking lot

  • Marriott Overland Park Hotel will have plenty of parking for trucks and trailers. A shuttle is available going back and forth between the convention center and Marriott. 

Exhibitor Badges

Badges will be required beginning on Friday afternoon.  Badges are available for pickup beginning Thursday afternoon at the Exhibitor Registration Desk, located in the Convention Center Lobby.  Badges can be ordered for those not submitting their orders online prior to the event.  Badges are required for entry into the exhibit hall on Friday and Saturday. 

Tradeshow Vehicle Restrictions

All vehicles used on the show floor must meet the following guidelines:

  • 1/8 tank or less of gas

  • Disconnected battery

  • Tape gas cap

  • Vehicle Keys must be left on premises

  • Vehicles will be inspected by the Fire Marshall, Convention Center and/or VISION Show Management

VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo Exhibit Show Floor