1.      Important dates to know

  • Event Dates: January 30-31, 2018
  • Exhibitor Load-in: Monday, January 29, 12:00 pm to 6:00pm (Exhibit Hall closes promptly at 6pm)
  • Items may begin arriving at GES warehouse: Dec 27th, 2017
  • GES Order discount deadline: January 8th, 2018
  • Last day for advance shipments: January 27th, 2018

2.     Register your booth staff

3.     Book your hotel rooms at The Hotel Irvine

4.     Invite Your Customers & Potential Customers

  • VIP Passes – If you package came with VIP passes you received the instructions and discount codes to use them from Kari Rice
  • 20% off – You can offer your clients 20% off the event prices by promoting your discount code: SAVE20.
  • Need help? Contact registration at or 888-572-9278

5.     Promote Your Company

6.     Speaking at Quirk’s

7.    Order Booth Furniture

8.     Internet

9.     Electricity

10.  Shipping to the Event

  • Items may begin arriving at warehouse: December 27, 2017
  • Last day for advance shipments: January 27, 2018
  • Shipping information can be found here:
  • You CAN NOT ship items directly to the hotel. They do not have storage.

11.  Are you Insured?

12.    Why Should People stop at your booth? Engage Attendees

  • Food & Beverage – order food to offer attendees during breaks. Order here:
  • Booth Experiences – Do you have a fun experience or a demo at your booth, if so, send us the info to post online. Send to: Photo opportunities, games, and prizes are great ways to break the ice with attendees.
  • Expo Hall Bingo – We will be giving attendees a chance to win great prizes by completing an expo bingo card. All exhibitors will be included! Quirk’s will be donating prizes and gift cards, but if your firm would like to give out prize we would be happy to add your firm’s contribution to the list of available prizes. Please contact Ilana Benusa ( and let her know what you will be giving away. Deadline to be included in the Expo Hall Bingo is December 15th.
  • Lead Retrieval – Quirk’s will be offering an app that will allow all exhibitors to scan attendee badges – exhibitors must have a smart phone with camera.

13.   Attendee Handout Bag Item

  • If you purchased an item to be included in the Orange County attendee bag your item is due to our warehouse by December 15th.
  • Quantity needed: 1000
  • SHIP TO:
    ProAct, Inc.
    Attn: Quirk’s Event – CA Bag Item
    3195 Neil Armstrong Blvd
    Eagan MN 55121
  • Please email item description and tracking numbers to Chris Nechanicky at
  • Need help or want to include an item? Contact Chris Nechanicky at or 651-379-6200 x214

14.  Entire Exhibitor Kit

15.  Need Help?