Exhibitor Tool Kit

Welcome, VISION Exhibitor!

The 2020 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!

Exhibitor Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Setup for exhibitors in Exhibit Hall

12:00-5:00pm

Setup for exhibitors participating in Hi-Tech Tool Expo

2:00-4:00pm

Hi-Tech Tool Expo (OPCC Ballroom Prefunction)

4:00-7:00pm

Exhibitors can move displays back into exhibit hall

7:00-7:30pm

Friday, March 6, 2020

Setup for exhibitors in Exhibit Hall 

8:00am-4:00pm

VISION Expo Open

5:00-9:00pm

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Exhibitors can access Exhibit Hall (badge required)

8:00am

VISION Expo Open

9:00am-3:30pm

Exhibitor load out

3:30-8:00pm

2020 Exhibitor Tool Kit

Thursday Hi-Tech Diagnostic Tool Expo

The Hi-Tech Tool Expo is targeting today's technicians looking to further enhance their diagnostic skills and research new tools for their diagnostic arsenal. The Hi-Tech Tool Expo is open Thursday from 4 to 7pm. Exhibit opportunity is available only to VISION exhibitors. SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVE YOUR BOOTH SOON!  

Deadline: ASAP

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Exhibitor Badges & Meals

​Badges are required for each person working your booth space. You can also purchase meals with this link. NOTE: You must log in with the primary or secondary email contact for your company. If you need assistance, please email info@visionkc.com. 

Deadline: Feb 17, 2020

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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 14, 2020

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Hotel Reservations

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

Deadline: ASAP

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New Product Showcase

Have your item stand out in the Expo. Don't miss out on the opportunity to showcase up to two (2) of your company's latest products or services in VISION's New Product Showcase. No charge to have items included in the showcase.

Deadline: Feb 17, 2020

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Show Specials

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

Deadline: ASAP for maximum value and exposure

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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 #2003012.

Advance Pricing Deadline:
Feb 17, 2020 

Sponsorship Opportunities

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

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: Feb 1, 2020

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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 23, 2020  

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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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Onsite Exhibitor Information

Parking for Exhibitors

As you know from past year's, 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

Saturday Morning Breakfast & General Session

Exhibitors are invited to attend this breakfast but are required to purchase a meal ticket in advance for $35 each. Saturday breakfast is served from 6:30-7:00 am, with General Session following until 8:15 am.

Celebration of Independents Awards Dinner & Comedy Night

There are a limited number of tickets remaining for $60 each and may be purchased by calling (816) 413-9800. This event may be sold out onsite so order in advance!

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