NFDA International Convention & Expo

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Monday, October 19 - Wednesday, October 21

Order GES Services by Friday September 25 for Best Pricing

Quick Facts

× Payments at show site must be made via GES-accepted credit card, check, or wire transfer.
GES will not accept cash payments at show site.

What's Included in the Standard Booth

  • Standard Booth Package:
    Booth Size: 10' x 10'
    Backwall Drape: Blue
    Sidewall Drape: Blue

    ***Flooring Required in each booth***

    To order a Furniture Packages: Furniture Packages.

    To order Carpet for your booth: Carpet.

    ** Discount Deadline Date for all orders: September 25, 2020 **

Important Dates and Deadlines

Please note: Overtime charges are before 8:00 AM and after 4:30 PM, all applicable surcharges will apply.

*All inbound carriers must check into the warehouse by 2:00 PM to be guaranteed same day unloading. Loading docks become busy and cannot always accommodate late afternoon arrivals due to heavy congestion.

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Fri. Sep. 11, 2020Advance shipments may begin arriving at warehouse* 8:00 AM
Fri. Sep. 25, 2020Discount Deadline Date for Orders Received with Payment
Tue. Oct. 13, 2020Last day for Advance Shipments to arrive at Warehouse without surcharges* 2:30 PM
Fri. Oct. 16, 2020Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 2:30 PM
Sat. Oct. 17, 2020Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 2:30 PM
Sun. Oct. 18, 2020Direct Delivery to Show Site* 8:00 AM To 2:30 PM
EXHIBITOR MOVE IN
Fri. Oct. 16, 20208:00 AM To 4:00 PM
Sat. Oct. 17, 20208:00 AM To 4:00 PM
Sun. Oct. 18, 20208:00 AM To 4:00 PM
SHOW HOURS
Mon. Oct. 19, 202012:00 PM To 5:00 PM
Tue. Oct. 20, 202012:00 PM To 5:00 PM
Wed. Oct. 21, 20209:00 AM To 12:00 PM
EXHIBITOR MOVE OUT
Wed. Oct. 21, 202012:00 PM To 8:00 PM
Thu. Oct. 22, 20208:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Thu. Oct. 22, 2020Carriers MUST be checked in by 10:00 AM
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Shipping Addresses

Advance Shipment to Warehouse
C/O GES
NFDA International Convention & Expo
Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #
Exhibit Transfer Systems
3761 Louisa St
New Orleans, LA  70126
United States of America
Shipments should arrive on or between business days: Friday, September 11, 2020
  • Friday, September 11, 2020 - Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Warehouse receiving hours are:
  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM; Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM & Holidays.

Maximum piece size is 104"H x 96"W x 3,000 lbs.

Please refer to the GES Warehouse Closure Calendar for official closure dates.

*All inbound carriers must check into the warehouse by 2:00 PM to be guaranteed same day unloading. Loading docks become busy and cannot always accommodate late afternoon arrivals due to heavy congestion.

Please Note: Shipments arriving before Friday, September 11, 2020 will incur a storage fee, and shipments arriving after Tuesday, October 13, 2020 will incur a Late to Warehouse Fee.

Direct Shipment to Exhibit Site
C/O GES
NFDA International Convention & Expo
Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
101 Henderson St.
New Orleans, LA  70130
United States of America
Shipments should arrive on:
Friday, October 16, 20208:00 AM To 2:30 PM 
Saturday, October 17, 20208:00 AM To 2:30 PM 
Sunday, October 18, 20208:00 AM To 2:30 PM 

Return to Warehouse:
Please note that the GES New Orleans office does not offer Freight Return to Warehouse Services. All freight must be picked up at the conclusion of the show by your chosen carrier. If your carrier does not show up, your freight will be re-routed. Once your freight is re-routed, it will be billed to your order confirmation.

Please Note: Shipments not arriving on the above designated time frame, on a holiday, or on overtime will incur additional charges.


1208 1st Ave
Marshaling Yard Site Address
GES
NFDA International Convention & Expo
Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #
1208 1st Ave
Harvey, LA  70058
United States of America

Please Note: New marshaling yard in Harvey (January 2019):
All Drivers, (trucks and POVs), must FIRST check in at the new Marshalling Yard at 1208 1st Ave, Harvey LA 70058 to secure a pass to access the rear docks at the New Orleans Convention Center. Drivers who fail to first go to the Harvey Marshalling Yard prior to arrival at the Convention Center will be denied access to the rear dock and will be re-routed back to the Harvey Marshalling Yard to secure a pass.

Need more info on how to ship and where? Review Material Handling Information

GES Logistics

Shipping to the Show with GES Logistics - We Can Ship It For You

Let us handle all your shipping needs and enjoy priority move-in/move-out and more.

With decades of trade show experience, GES Logistics understands your transportation needs. As the Official Services Provider for your show, we offer a variety of fully integrated services and competitive rates that include:

  • One-way or roundtrip shipping to and from the show floor
  • Priority move-in/move-out
  • Online tracking 24/7
  • Show site GES support team

Roundtrip domestic logistics for non-local shipments of 5,000 lbs or less is called Transportation Plus and also gets you:

  • 10% off material handling
  • Free weight certificate
  • No carrier wait time fees
  • All GES tradeshow services within one invoice (No need to track invoicing from other carriers)

GES will not act as Importer of Record (IOR) or Ultimate Consignee regarding exhibitor freight and will not provide a Power of Attorney to any entity regarding exhibitor freight.