Chicago | August 3, 2020

Exhibitor FAQ

CDE is moved to July/August 2021

In the interest of addressing the health and safety concerns of our stakeholders the Executive Committee of Beverage Trade Network, Organizer of Cannabis Drinks Expo in Chicago has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 CDE Event to July/ August, 2021.

What happens to my visitor ticket?

Visitor tickets purchased by Eventbrite will be valid for postponed date. As the entry to the show was free and no charges were taken, there is no further action needed from you. We will move your registration to July/ August 2021 Event.

What happens to my exhibitor fees and booking?

All Exhibitors will get credit towards the postponed date and the same contract and booking will stand in place. Your table spots, and exhibitor table numbers will remain as it stands. Your price will not change.

What happens to my hotel and flight booking?

We understand that many folks have booked flights and hotels. Many airlines and hotels are allowing cancellations in response to the coronavirus. We are unable to provide information on contracts between customers and third parties, as these have not been concluded with CDE. You have Agusut dates, one option is to change your booking to July/ August dates.

Some help pages are:

Delta Airlines: https://news.delta.com/flight-changes-flexible-fee-waivers-and-more

JetBlue: https://www.jetblue.com/travel-alerts?source=MKTEM20200226_4586385

Spirit Airlines: https://customersupport.spirit.com/hc/en-us/articles/360006469277-COVID-19-Coronavirus-

United Airlines: https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/travel/notices.html

Frontier: https://www.flyfrontier.com/travel/travel-info/new-change-policy/

Expedia: https://www.expedia.com/lp/coronavirus-travel

 

Who do I contact for further question?

For more information, please contact Aaron Brooke, BTN Global Operations Events Head at aaron@beveragetradenetwork.com

 

1. What is included in my exhibitor registration?

Your pricing covers ALL costs associated with the show. You are required to bring in one roll-up banner only and may place marketing material on your table. You are NOT allowed to place roll up banner on your table, it must be placed behind you. You are ONLY ALLOWED to being marketing material. No large equipment is allowed at the show. The maximum size of equipment allowed is 5ft long and 2 ft high and you can ONLY place it on your table. 

It is a walk around tasting set up. Set up includes:

6' x 30" Table-Top, with black skirting

(2) Chairs

(1) Program Guide Listing

You will NOT be allowed to replace OR move our trestle tables with any other machine or different size table. The arrangement is to Keep up uniformity at the expo.

2. Can We Sample Cannabis?

This is a NON-CANNABIS CONSUMPTION and SAMPLE event. Exhibitors are not allowed to distribute, sell, gift or consume any medicated or live THC products. CBD product is still acceptable; however, please confirm with us before getting it to the show.

3. What else can I display at my table?

You may display a roll-up banner behind your table. Other materials that may be displayed include brand sell sheets, brochures, business cards and pricing. Only 1 roll-up banner can be displayed per table.  No large equipment is allowed at the show. The maximum size of equipment allowed is 5ft long and 2 ft high and you can ONLY place it on your table. 

4. Roll-up banner dimension requirements?

Maximum size allowed is 80-85 x 200cm. You are NOT allowed to place larger roll-up banners. You must display a roll-up banner behind your table. Other materials that may be displayed include brand sell sheets, brochures, business cards and pricing. Only 1 roll-up banner is allowed per exhibitor. Do not place roll-up banner on the side or in-front of the table. Roll up banner should be one side printed.

5. Are there power outlets available at my table?

No.

6. Do I need any approval for my products?

As Cannabis Drinks Expo is a NON-CANNABIS CONSUMPTION and SAMPLE event, you are not required to get any approvals for your products for this event. Exhibitors are not allowed to distribute, sell, gift or consume any medicated or live THC products.

7. Can I ship marketing material to the venue directly?

No, the venue does not provide this facility. You may bring them in with you directly on the day of the show.

8. What are the event times?

August 3, 2021 - Midwest Conference Centre (11 am to 5 pm)

9. What are the exhibitor set-up and bump-out times for the event?

The setup time on August 3 is 8 am.
The bump-out time on August 3 is 5 pm.

10. How many buyers are you expecting at the event?

We expect about 1000 - 1500 trade visitors.

11. How many exhibitor badges are included with my registration?

Up to 5 exhibitor badges may be registered. However, only 2 people can stand at a table at any given time. Registration for badges can be done through Exhibitor Zone or at the registration desk when you come on the first day. 

12. Is lunch included in my exhibitor package?

No, lunch is not included. You may purchase lunch at the lunch area as per your needs.

13. Is Wi-Fi included in my exhibitor package?

Yes.

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