Official Show Contractor

Alliance Nationwide Exposition
Exhibitor Services
(888) 525-2011
Hilton - Electrical

Jacqueline Washington-Gavin
312.663.6529
Hilton - Audiovisual & Internet Services

Please contact PSAV
Drazen Collier @ (312) 663-6524

Shipping Information

The Hilton Chicago has limited storage space. Please do not send freight directly to the facility to avoid additional handling fees by facility.

Last day for shipments to arrive at the advance warehouse WITHOUT surcharge: Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

All shipments should be sent and labeled as follows:
EXHIBITING COMPANY NAME/BOOTH #
MARKETPLACE 2020
c/o ALLIANCE EXPOSITION / OLD DOMINION FREIGHT
5500 WEST 47TH STREET
FORESTVIEW, IL 60638

Questions concerning shipments should be directed to Alliance Nationwide Exposition at 888.528.2011.

Direct Shipment to Show Site
All exhibit materials must be sent in advance to the Alliance Nationwide Exposition warehouse. Direct to show site shipments will not be accepted at the Hilton Chicago. The Hilton Chicago does not have the capabilities to receive nor have adequate storage space for exhibitor materials. Any materials shipped to the HIlton Chicago will be consigned to Alliance Nationwide Exposition and you will be billed the prevailing material handling rate plus a 20% minimum surcharge will be added to all direct shipments.

Electrical, Internet and AV Equipment

The Hilton Chicago is now working with Boomer Commerce, which is an online ordering system.  The Hilton Chicago no longer accepts paper order forms, so please use this system to place all orders. 

The Boomer Commerce online system simplifies the way exhibitors order hotel services, so please follow steps below and place your order.

Click here to order electricity or audiovisual       

*After signing into the system, select American Society of Baking and on the order page click on the “search” button on the upper right-hand side of page.  This will populate the flat rate of $165 for electricity

Contact Information

Jacqueline Washington-Gavin, Hilton Sr. Events and Tradeshow Manager
Phone:  (312) 663‐6529
Email: jacqueline.washington@hilton.com and  yvette.green@hilton.com 

 

For assistance with internet and av equipment please contact PSAV
Phone: (312) 663-6524
Drazen Collier dcollier@PSAV.COM  and  HiltonExhibits@psav.com 

Plan Your Exhibit

Exhibit Hours

DateInstallation of ExhibitsExhibitor Access to HallExhibit HoursDismantle
Friday, February 28Alliance Nationwide Exposition
Exhibit Hall Setup
8am - 4pm
Sunday, March 112:00 pm - 2:45 pm12:00 pm - 2:45 pm3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, March 22:30 pm - 3:00 pm3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Networking Reception
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 3MarketPlace Casino Night
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MarketPlace Networking Reception – Monday, March 2

Monday evening during the MarketPlace will feature a networking reception from 4pm – 5pm.  Exhibitors may buy additional beverage tickets through the BakingTECH 2020 registration.

MarketPlace Casino Night – Tuesday, March 3

New this year! Tuesday will be an untraditional MarketPlace.  Mix, mingle and network with baker clients while playing roulette.  Bakers will host gaming tables during casino night.  Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with bakers and win prizes!  MarketPlace casino night is included in your table top fee.

Rules & Regulations

The rules and regulations stated here constitute a bona fide part of the contract for exhibit space.  ASB reserves the right to render interpretations and decisions, should questions arise, and to establish further regulations as may be deemed necessary to the general success and well-being of the event.  ASB’s decisions and interpretations shall be accepted as final in all cases.  It is the responsibility of the exhibiting company to be fully familiar with these Exhibit Rules and Regulations and to see that all company representatives attending the event are also familar with them.

TERMS & CONDITIONS
By signing the ASB MarketPlace 2020 Exhibitor/Partner Application for Exhibit Space (Application), the undersigned agrees to abide by all rules (Terms), requirements, restrictions, and regulations as set forth in the MarketPlace.  Registration Information and Rules and Regulations enclosed herewith and any regulations especially designated by the ASB or the Hilton Chicago.  Failure to abide by such rules and regulations may result in forfeiture of all monies paid or due the ASB under the terms of this agreement.  No exhibitor may assign or sublet the whole or any part of the space allotted, nor exhibit therein any goods other than those manufactured or handled by the exhibitor in the regular course of business.

GENERAL
All matters and questions not covered by these regulations are at the discretion of ASB management (Management).  Management may amend these regulations at any time, and all amendments that may be made shall be equally binding, upon publication on all parties affected by them as the original regulations.

VIOLATIONS
Violation of any of these regulations on the part of the exhibitor, its employees, or agents shall annul the right to occupy the space and such exhibitor will forfeit to Management all monies, which have been paid.  Upon evidence of violation, Management may re-enter and take possession of the space occupied by the exhibitor and may remove all persons and goods at the exhibitor’s risk. The exhibitor shall pay all expenses, or damages, which Management may incur.

CANCELLATION OF EXPOSITION/MARKETPLACE
It is mutually agreed that in the event of cancellation of ASB’s BakingTech due to fire, strikes, government regulations, or causes, which would prevent its scheduled opening or continuance, then and there upon this agreement will be terminated and the ASB shall determine an equitable basis for the refund of such portion of the table top fees as is possible, after due consideration of expenditures and commitments already made.

CONDUCT OF EXHIBITORS
The rights and privileges of an exhibitor shall not be infringed upon by any other exhibitor.  Interviews, demonstrations, distribution of literature, etc., must be made inside the exhibitor’s area.  Canvassing, solicitation of business, or the use of advertising materials or signs by firms other than those who have contracted for space is prohibited.  ASB has the right to decline or prohibit any display or portion, thereof, which in the opinion of Management is not proper or in keeping with character of the exhibition.  ASB may restrict displays, which, because of noise, acts, odors, costumes, gimmicks, method of operation, materials, or for any other reason, may be objectionable to the exhibition.  In the event of such restriction or eviction, ASB is not liable for any refunds of rentals or their exhibit expenses.

TABLE TOP DISPLAYS
Permitted on the table top are educational literature; samples of ingredients, additives, or food products; sales premiums, souvenirs, handouts, etc.; displays that fit on the top of the table, NOT TO EXCEED 36 inches in height above the table, and computer/DVD/video equipment.  All food and ingredient samples are for display purposes only and NOT for attendee consumption.  All equipment and displays must fit on the table top, which is 8’x30″, and not exceed 36 inches above the table.  No materials are to be placed behind, aside, or in front of the table.

Not permitted at the table top are free standing displays; displays that are higher than 36 inches above the table or obstruct the view of adjoining exhibits; any materials placed behind, aside or in front of table; and mechanical, electrical or other devices, which produce sounds that prove disturbing to other exhibitors.

FOOD PRODUCT DISPLAY POLICY
Exhibitors may display food and ingredient samples during the MarketPlace hours.  If an exhibitor wishes to provide samples for attendee consumption, the samples must be bite size and pre-packaged by the FDA guidelines and labeling standards.  Distribution of food in plastic bags (ie. zip lock bags) is NOT allowed.  Samples should be able to withstand not being refrigerated or frozen as these items will not be made available to exhibitors.

SUBLETTING SPACE
The subletting, sharing, assignment, or appointment of whole or any part of space by any exhibitor is prohibited.  No exhibitor may permit any other party to exhibit in the space any goods other than those manufactured or handled by the contracting exhibitor or permit solicitation of business by others within the space.

ONE TABLE TOP REGULATION
Only one company is permitted to occupy each table top space.  More than one company is not permitted to purchase a table top together.  Companies with separate divisions operating under different names must purchase separate table tops for a maximum of two (2) table tops.  Should a company reserve a table for an independent operating division, the table top assignments are not permitted to be across from each other or diagonally opposite from one another.  Table tops are permitted to be assigned behind one another and beside each other.

 REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS & ADMISSION
Entrance to the exhibit area is by ASB BakingTECH conference badge only.  Everyone, including representatives of exhibitors, must register and wear his or her own ASB BakingTech conference badge.  Conference badges are not transferable.

Exhibiting companies must have a minimum of one paid Full Conference Delegate registered for BakingTECH.  Additional exhibitors must be a minimum of MarketPlace Only if they are attending the MarketPlace only, One Day Only registrant if they are attending one day of the conference, or be a Full Conference registrant if they attend the entire conference.

NO SHOW POLICY
In the event that an exhibiting company has not arrived on the MarketPlace floor by 3:45pm on Sunday, February 25, 2018, and has not been granted pre-approval for late set-up, the ASB reserves the right to use the vacant table top space as it sees fit, with no obligation to issue a refund.  Any table top materials, either in the vacant table top space or on the loading dock, for that table top space, will be placed in storage at the exhibitor’s expense.  Substitute table top space will be available at the discretion of the ASB. The exhibitor is responsible for all fees associated with removing freight from storage.

TABLE TOP STAFFING
Exhibitor personnel must be representative(s) of the contracting company.  Contracting company must be company exhibiting.  Each exhibiting company must have an authorized representative present at the MarketPlace throughout display hours and during the set-up and dismantling their display.  Exhibitors may staff their table with a maximum of four (4) people.  Individuals registered as spouses/guests of BakingTech cannot staff tables.

Exhibitors are prohibited from soliciting customers in other exhibitors’ table tops.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
The serving of alcoholic beverages by exhibitors in the exhibit area is prohibited.

COOKING 
Cooking is prohibited in the exhibit area.

CONTESTS, GAMES, RAFFLES AND LOTTERIES
Exhibitors may not offer or give attendance, door or other similar prizes in the exhibition space or adjacent area.  Contests, lotteries, raffles and games of chance are prohibited.  All “giveaways” shall be of nominal monetary value and in keeping with the nature of an educational and professional meeting.

BUILDING REQUIREMENTS AND FIRE PROTECTION
Exhibitors and their agents must comply will all federal and local fire and building codes that apply to places of public assembly.  Fire-fighting and emergency equipment may not be hidden or obstructed, including fire extinguishers, strobes, fire hose cabinets, Public Emergency Report Systems (PERS) stations and standpipes.  Table top construction shall not block access to any fire/life safety equipment and shall not impede exit access, exit doors or aisle.  All table coverings, skirts or any materials used in exhibits must be flame-retardant to meet Chicago Fire Department requirements and have flame proof certificate or tag.  Certificates or tags must be prominently attached to the material used so they may be easily seen by facility Fire Marshal.

CONTRACT OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITY
The exhibitor agrees to protect, save, and keep the ASB and the occupied hotel forever harmless from any damage or charges imposed for violation of any law or ordinance by the exhibitor, their employees or agents as well as to strictly comply with the applicable terms and conditions contained in the agreement between the ASB and the occupied hotel regarding exhibition premise.  Furthermore the exhibitor shall at all times protect, indemnify, save, and keep harmless the ASB and the occupied hotel against and from any and all losses, cost, damage, liability, or expenses which arises out of or from, or by reason any act or omission by the exhibitor, his employees, or agents.

INSURANCE
Exhibitors wishing to insure their exhibit materials, goods and/or wares against theft, damage by fire, accident, or loss of any kind must do so at their own expense.  ASB does not carry insurance of any sort on exhibit or other property of exhibitors and ASB assumes no liability for loss or damage thereto from any cause, including shipping to/from.  Each exhibiting company is responsible for obtaining insurance (Liability and Fire/Theft) in such amounts as deemed appropriate to comply with its obligations here under and for its own protection.

SECURITY
Peripheral watchmen shall be furnished by ASB Management to be on duty in the exhibit area when exhibits are closed, but the safekeeping of the exhibitor’s property shall remain the responsibility of the exhibitor. The ASB, Hilton Chicago, or the City of Chicago will not be responsible for loss of any material by or for any reason.  Each exhibitor is recommended to purchase a portal-to-portal rider available at a nominal cost on their own insurance policy, protecting them against loss through theft, fire, damage, etc.

ATTIRE
Business wear or shirt and tie is the recommended attire for all exhibitors.

TABLE TOP RELOCATION POLICY
ASB reserves the right to relocate an exhibitor’s table top space due to modifications of exhibit facility, fire marshal regulations or any other reason in the best interest of the overall MarketPlace.  Every effort will be made not to relocate an exhibitor’s table top.  However, should relocation be necessary, the exhibitor will be notified and offered to relocate their table top or cancel with no further penalty.

Exhibitor Directory

Floor Plan (as of 02/07/20)

COMPANYTABLE TOP ASSIGNMENT
AUSTIN COMPANY (THE)606
AASTED NORTH AMERICA, INC.213
A M KING701
AB MAURI NORTH AMERICA315
ABI LTD.417
ADM/MATSUTANI LLC (FIBERSOL)100
AIB INTERNATIONAL426
AIR MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.204
ALLIED BAKERY EQUIPMENT & MACHINE CO.422
AMCOR618
AMERICAN PAN402
AMF BAKERY SYSTEMS504
APEX MOTION CONTROL218
ASHWORTH BROS., INC.615
AZO INC.716
B&B SILO SYSTEMS SRL709
B.C. WILLIAMS BAKERY SERVICE, INC.104
BABB GROUP (THE)305
BAKER PERKINS609
BAKER THERMAL SOLUTIONS101
BAKERS COURTESY CLUB OF CHICAGO107
BAKERY CONCEPTS INT. LLC710
BAKEWARE COATING SYSTEMS INC.522
BAKON USA FOOD EQUIPMENT406
BALCHEM INGREDIENT SOLUTIONS300
BANNER-DAY603
BEDFORD505
BELLARISE622
BEMA314
BENCHMARK418
BERNDORF BELT TECHNOLOGY625
BETTENDORF STANFORD205
BRABENDER TECHNOLOGIES INC.521
BRIESS MALT & INGREDIENTS CO.427
BROLITE PRODUCTS600
BÜHLER, INC.613
BURFORD CORP201
BUTTER BUDS, INC.223
C.W. BRABENDER306
C-CELL611
CAIN FOOD INDUSTRIES, INC.502
CALDIC307
CAMCORP, INC.211
CAMPBELL SYSTEMS INC.424
CAPWAY AUTOMATION INC.527
CASASANTA BAKING SOLUTIONS219
CATALYTIC PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL419
CEREAL INGREDIENTS, INC.206
CLOCK ASSOCIATES, LLC513
CLOVERQUEST GROUP711
COLBORNE FOODBOTICS612
CORBION605
CSM WORLDWIDE INC302
DAKOTA SPECIALTY MILLING, INC.415
DAWN FOODS LTD108
DIOSNA DOUGHEXPERTS217
DORAN SCALES509
DSM FOOD SPECIALTIES308
DUBAK ELECTRICAL GROUP524
DUNBAR SYSTEMS, INC.520
DUPONT NUTRITION & BIOSCIENCES110
EPOGEE FOODS425
ESTERLE TUF-TRAY614
EYEPRO SYSTEM USA616
FESTO USA723
FLAVORCHEM423
FLYNN BURNER309
FME FOOD MACHINERY ENGINEERING512
FOODTOOLS316
FORBO MOVEMENT SYSTEMS310
FORMOST FUJI405
FRED D. PFENING COMPANY (THE)508
FRITSCH/MULTIVAC319
GASPARIN BREVETTI SRL321
GBT GMBH, GERMAN BAKERY TECHNOLOGY620
GEA COMAS & GEA IMAFORNI222
GEMINI BAKERY EQUIPMENT COMPANY320
GOLD COAST INGREDIENTS411
GRAIN MILLERS INC103
GREAT WESTERN MANUFACTURING111
HANDTMANN INC517
HANSALOY516
HENRY GROUP (THE)627
HARPAK-ULMA226
HARVEST FOOD SOLUTIONS724
H. B. TAYLOR109
IJ WHITE SYSTEMS407
INCLUSION TECHNOLOGIES727
INGREDIENT HOUSE (THE)722
INTRALOX511
IPCO318
IREKS NORTH AMERICA312
J. RETTENMAIER USA LP602
J&K INGREDIENTS, INC.704
KB INGREDIENTS421
KERRY519
KLARION525
KOENIG BAKERY SYSTEMS404
KUDOS BLENDS LTD.526
LALLEMAND BAKING SOLUTIONS726
LEMATIC, INC.604
LENEXA MFG. CO.420
MALT PRODUCTS CORPORATION203
MANILDRA GROUP USA514
MAVERIK OILS720
MECATHERM214
MFG TRAY COMPANY409
MILANAISE MILL702
MIWE AMERICA714
MOLINE MACHINERY LLC707
MYI207
NEWSMITH STAINLESS LTD303
NEXCOR FOOD SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES304
NIVERPLAST B.V.725
NORTHWIND TECHNICAL SERVICES518
ORBIS CORPORATION412
PACKAGING RESOURCE, INC.106
PALSGAARD INC.610
PATTYN BAKERY DIVISION216
PEERLESS FOOD EQUIPMENT202
PHILIBERT SAVOURS INC626
PGP INTERNATIONAL, INC.313
PHOENIX CORPORATION708
PRACTICAL BAKER – KOOK-E-KING210
PREMIER EQUIPMENT/GILMEK221
PROLEIT325
PURATOS619
RADEMAKER USA, INC.700
READING BAKERY SYSTEMS408
READING THERMAL410
RED STAR YEAST COMPANY/SAF-PRO INGREDIENTS715
REISER507
REPCO BAKERY SOLUTIONS717
REVENT413
REXFAB INC.510
RHEON USA706
ROBOTRAY AUTOMATION209
RONDO INC414
SCHUBERT NORTH AMERICA208
SELAS HEAT TECHNOLOGY CO.506
SHAFFER MIXERS400
SHICK ESTEVE501
SIGHTLINE PROCESS CONTROL416
SOCIETY OF BAKERY WOMEN105
SOSLAND PUBLISHING500
SOULANGES MILLS621
SNACK FOOD AND WHOLESALE BAKERY703
SPF713
SPICE CHAIN CORPORATION327
SPIROMATIC NV712
SPOONER INDUSTRIES LTD220
SPRAYING SYSTEMS CO523
STELLAR403
STEWART SYSTEMS200
SYSTEMS INTERFACE, INC.324
T & T CONSULTING AND ENGINEERING102
TECNOPOOL SPA322
THYMLY PRODUCTS215
TOPOS MONDIAL CORP608
UNITED BAKERY EQUIPMENT721
VANTAGE FOOD624
VIMEK BAKERY AUTOMATION225
VMI MIXING515
WE SEAL719
WATSON601
WEBBER/SMITH GROUP® (THE)227
WELDON SOLUTIONS326
WORKHORSE AUTOMATION503
WP BAKERY GROUP USA718
ZEPPELIN SYSTEMS401