Info for Exhibitors
Arrival and Set Up Times
We would like to know what time you expect to arrive so we can assist with any problems that may arise. Please contact Anne Russell, Taranaki Careers and Training Expo Committee secretary to advise your expected time of arrival.
Set up times are from 10:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday 12th August and from 8.30am on Sunday 13th August.
NB: Deliveries only can be accepted on Friday 11th August due to lack of storage space and an event being held on the Thursday - so please organise your deliveries accordingly.
A member of our organising committee will be available at the venue between 10:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday 12th August and from 8:30am on Sunday 13th August and Monday 14th August should you require any assistance. Organising committee members can be identified by a 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.
Each single booth is 3m wide x 1m deep with black partitions between separate booths.
Each single booth 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.
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 assortment of confectionaries, Espresso Coffee and non-alcohol drinks.
Please be prepared to stay until 3.00pm on Monday 14th 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.
Expo Enquiries: Anne Russell. Email:
Venue Enquries: Eli Paurini, TSB Stadium, New Plymouth District Council, Private Bag 2025, New Plymouth. Phone: 06 759 9027 ext 8191. Fax: 06 758 8050. Email:
The new floor plan for 2017 is available HERE. The new redesigned layout will make it easier for expo visitors to access the information they are looking for.
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.
Exhibition Dates and Times
Sunday 13th August - 10:00am to 3:00pm. (Happy Hour Function 3:15pm to 5:30pm)
Monday 14th August - 8:40am to 3:00pm
Exhibitor Activities - Happy hour
We are hosting a Happy Hour Function on Sunday 13th August from 3.15pm to 5.30pm at the Race Course Scottish Charm Lounge. Please email Anne Russell to confirm your attendance.
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 uploaded shortly.
Terms and Conditions
Click here for expo Terms and Conditions
Download the Exhibitors Information Pack
'Thank you' for Exhibitors
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.
When: Sunday 13th August: 3:15pm - 5:30pm
Where: The Scottish Charm lounge, upstairs at the Racecourse which is adjacent to the TSB stadium where the expo is being held.
Are sited off the foyer of the TSB Stadium.