To assist you in planning your participation in your show, we are certain you will appreciate knowing in advance that union labor will be required for certain aspects of your exhibit handling.
Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) has the responsibility of receiving and handling all exhibit materials and empty crates. It is their responsibility to manage docks and schedule vehicles for the smooth and efficient move in and move out of the exhibition. Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) will not be responsible, however, for any materials they do not handle. Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) will have complete control of the loading docks at all times. If you wish to unload or load, you must report to the GES Freight Desk. Do not proceed to the docks until told to do so.
For services such as electrical, plumbing, telephone, cleaning and
drayage, no contractor other than the Official Service Contractors will be
approved. This regulation is necessary because of licensing, insurance,
and work done on equipment and facilities owned by parties other than
the Exhibitor. Exhibitors shall provide only the material and equipment
they own and is to be used in their exhibit space.
Craftsman at all levels must be instructed to refrain from expressing any
grievances or directly challenging the practices of any exhibitor. All
questions originated by labor are to be expressed only to SAFE
ASSOCIATION and / or the Exhibit Manager. Exhibitors are asked to
refrain from voicing labor complaints directly to craft personnel. Any
questions regarding contract labor should be directed to the Exhibit
Manager or SAFE ASSOCIATION.
Our work rules prohibit the SOLICITATION OR ACCEPTANCE of tips in cash, product or gifts in kind by any employee (union or non-union). Our employees are paid appropriate wages denoting professional status, therefore tipping of any kind is not allowed.
Customer acknowledges that the show site and surrounding areas are active work zones. Customer, its agents, employees and representatives are present at their own risk.
GES expects the highest standards of integrity from all employees. Please call our confidential Always Honest hotline at 800-443-4113 to report fraudulent or unethical behavior.