Info for Exhibitors
Exhibition Dates and Times
Sunday 18th August - 10:00am to 3:00pm. (Happy Hour Function 3:15pm to 5:00pm)
Monday 19th August - 8:40am to 3:00pm
Exhibitor Activities - Thank You Function
We are hosting a Happy Hour/ Thank You Function on Sunday 18th August from 3.15pm to 5.00pm at the Race Course Scottish Charm Lounge. This is your reward for a hard days work! Get to meet other exhibitors, secondary school principals, sponsors, careers advisors while you have a well-earned drink and nibbles. Please email to confirm your attendance.
ARRIVAL AND SET UP TIMES
Set up is from 10:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Saturday 17th August and from 8.30am on Sunday 18th August.
We would like to know what time you expect to arrive so we can assist with any problems that may arise. Please contact Taranaki Careers and Training Expo Committee secretary to advise your expected time of arrival.
NB: Deliveries only can be accepted on Friday 16th August due to lack of storage space and an event being held on Thursday - so please organise your deliveries accordingly.
A member of our organising committee will be available at the venue between 10:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Saturday 17th August and from 8:30 am on Sunday 18th August and Monday 19th August should you require any assistance. Organising committee members can be identified by a yellow lanyard and blue name tag with Taranaki Careers Expo logo on it.
If you require access to the venue outside these times, please contact Sheree Anaru, temp TSB stadium manager.
Every single booth is 3m wide x 1m deep with black partitions between separate booths and has:
- 1 x power point
- 1 x trestle table (1.8m)
- 2 x chairs.
Please notify the Taranaki Careers and Training Expo Trust should you have any changes to this allocation.
NB: The partitions surrounding the booths are black. You CANNOT PIN or STAPLE on the partitions, only Velcro and the like can be used so please remember to bring:
- Velcro dots etc - if you wish to hang displays from the partitions
- Multi-plus and extension leads if you are using power.
Prices available on application to the Taranaki Careers and Training Expo Trust.
AT THE EXPO
Complimentary tea, coffee, milo and biscuits are provided for all exhibitors upstairs on the mezzanine floor of the TSB stadium.
There will be a café on site selling food items in the foyer of the stadium including hot chips, lasagne, frittata, hot soup, toasties, panini, burritos, assorted wraps & chocolate brownies. As well as an assortment of confectionaries, espresso Coffee and non-alcohol drinks.
Please be prepared to stay until 3.00pm on Monday 19th August as this is the advertised closing time of the expo. For those of you who have to pack up early due to flights etc, please consider leaving some brochures at your booth so the public will still be able to find out about your service and make contact.
The floor plan for 2018 is available HERE. A newly redesigned layout will make it easier for expo visitors to access the information they are looking for.
Are sited off the foyer of the TSB Stadium.
Exhibitor tags will be made available on your arrival at the stadium. Please wear these tags if you do not have an organisation tag. This will ensure your access to the Exhibitors Lounge and cafe as well as being identified by the TSB Stadium staff and Expo committee members.
The TSB Stadium has wireless connections available at no extra cost. Please contact Eli Paurini prior to the Expo to make arrangements for your wireless connection.
Secondary schools from throughout Taranaki will be rostered throughout Monday. We expect in excess of 2500 secondary school pupils throughout the day. A schedule of school arrival times will be in your exhibitor pack which is issued before the expo.
Expo Enquiries: Email:
Venue Enquiries: Eli Paurini, TSB Stadium, New Plymouth District Council, Private Bag 2025, New Plymouth. Phone: 06 759 9027 ext 8191. Fax: 06 758 8050. Email:
Taranaki Sound Hire (TSH) will attend to any video/TV needs you may have. Call Neil Penno on (06) 7534792 or Mobile 021 474 210 to make your arrangements. TSH do work Saturdays but you will need to make your arrangements with them prior to Saturday.
You can also email TSH on it is important that you make your requirements very clear and confirm your needs with them to avoid any misunderstandings. TSH only have VGA cables so if you are in doubt, bring all cables you may need with you.
Terms and Conditions
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