Booth Operations Schedule

There are a lot of things to remember when you’re exhibiting at a tradeshow, and we try to break it down into easy to remember dates and rules.


Mark Your Calenders! Important Deadline Dates

Monday, July 13 First Day Advance Warehouse Receiving Acceptance
Shipments received via small package carrier will be charged an additional 30%.
Monday, July 20 Advance Order Discount / Cancellation Deadline
Forms must be received by Viper with Full Payment. This is also the deadline for cancellations. No refunds or discounts are provided after this date.
Monday, July 27 Late to Warehouse
Advance Warehouse must receive your freight by 4:00 pm on this date to avoid late charges. All shipments received after this date will be charged a late fee of an additional 30%.
Friday, July 31 Last Day of Advance Warehouse Receiving
Your freight will be accepted; however, you will be charged a late fee. Your freight will be in your booth at the start of exhibitor move-in.
Monday, August 3 Show Site Deliveries
All show site shipments are to be delivered during move in hours only on this day. Shipments sent before this date are at risk of being refused, or charges by hotel and Viper may apply.

Technology Vendor Fair Hours

Event Day/Date Time
Move-in / Installation Monday, August 3 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (must be completed by 4:00 p.m.)
Exhibit Hours Monday, August 3 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 4 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 5 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Move-out / Tear Down Wednesday, August 5 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Booth Operations 

The ChannelCon exhibitor kit contains show information and forms for shipping, internet access, electrical orders, lead retrieval, payment options, furniture, booth accessories, etc. Click here to also gain access to the kit. Use show code #1508005 to create an account for submitting orders or you can fax orders to (847) 426-3111. All advance orders and payments must be received by July 20 to receive discounts. 

The exhibit hall is carpeted.

Standard Booth Equipment Provided

  • Booth size: 8’ deep x 10’ wide
  • Royal blue 8’ back drape; royal blue 3’ side drape
  • One 6' royal blue skirted table
  • Two side chairs
  • One black & white 6” x 24” ID sign
  • One wastebasket
  • Complimentary wireless internet access


Viper Tradeshow Services will be handling all booth material deliveries to the Hilton Chicago. The exhibit hall will be located in Salon A.

For your convenience, shipping labels are provided on page 10 of the exhibitor kit.

To ensure accurate delivery, all shipments must be labeled properly as follows: 

CompTIA ChannelCon 2015
Viper Tradeshow Services Warehouse 
2575 Northwest Parkway 
Elgin, IL  60124
Exhibiting Company Name: _______________________ 
Booth # _________ 
No. ______ of _______ Pcs.

Handling charges will be based on the weight of the shipment; refer to page 11 of the kit for shipping fees.

Please contact Krista D’Amico, Viper Tradeshow Services, at 847-426-3100 or with any questions.