Exhibit Service Kit

The One-Stop-Shop for Exhibitor Planning

Getting Started

Event Information

  • Your booth space includes the following

    • - 4 Exhibitor Expo registrations with 10' x 10' exhibit space
    • - Each additional 10' x 10' exhibit space receives 2 Exhibitor Expo registrations
    • - One educational session voucher for each registered booth personnel
    • - Black 8' back and 3' sidewall pipe & drape
    • - Your company's website or email address linked from the searchable online directory
    • - Access to Industry Connect, Knowledge Center, Cultivate Live, New Varieties, and New Products
    • - Electronic list of eligible attendee leads (after the event)
  • Show Schedule

  • Registration & Housing

  • Meeting Room Request

  • Certificate of Insurance - DUE BY MAY 3RD

    All Certificates of Insurance must be submitted through your Exhibitor Dashboard or emailed to Amanda Holton at AmandaH@AmericanHort.org by May 3rd 

    Buttine Exhibition & Event Insurance is able to provide this service for a fee if needed. Orders can be placed online or by order form here. Should you have any questions or need assistance, please call Kendra Reilly Monahan directly at (212) 867-3642 or email kar@buttine.com 

    Exhibitors agree to carry the following insurance coverage during the exhibition and move-in and move-out days:
    a. Insurance coverage for personal and property consisting of fire, extended coverage, vandalism, malicious mischief, and all other risks of loss, with waiver of subrogation, in an amount not less than $500,000 combined single limit.
    b.Comprehensive general liability insurance in an amount not less than $500,000 for each occurrence and $1,000,000 in the aggregate, insuring against death or personal injury;
    c. Workers’ Compensation coverage in full compliance with federal and state laws;
    d. Comprehensive general automobile liability insurance covering owned, non-owned, and hired vehicles, including loading/unloading hazards with bodily injury limits of $250,000/$500,000 and property damage limits of $100,000
    e. All policies must name AmericanHort and the Greater Columbus Convention Center as additionally insured.
    f. Exhibitors must deposit with AmericanHort current certificates of insurance evidencing the continued existence of the foregoing insurance policies.
    g. A company providing insurance coverage must have and must maintain a rating of “A” or better by Best’s Insurance Rating Service. The form of the policy or policies providing insurance coverage is subject to the written approval of AmericanHort, which AmericanHort will not unreasonably withhold or delay.
    h. All policies carried by exhibitors must include a waiver by the insurer of all rights of subrogation against the landlord in connection with any loss or damage insured thereunder, provided such waiver will not apply if it would have the effect of invalidating any insurance coverage of the exhibitor.
    i. Exhibitors agree they have the sole responsibility for obtaining the above required insurance and that neither AmericanHort nor any other party has purchased insurance on exhibitor’s behalf and is under no obligation to do so.
    j. AmericanHort reserves the right to refuse setup to an exhibitor that does not provide evidence of appropriate coverage.

Booth Furnishings & Labor Services

Shipping & Material Handling

Utilities & Additional Services

  • Lead Retrieval - DUE BY MAY 14TH

    Experient provides all lead retrieval services.  Orders can be placed online or by order form.  Should you have any questions or need assistance, please call Ajay Vyas directly at (888) 889-4674 or email ajay.vyas@experient-inc.com 

  • Utilities & Banner/Sign Hanging  - DUE BY JUNE 19TH

    The Greater Columbus Convention Center provides all electrical, plumbing, rigging, telephone & cleaning services.  All orders must be placed online. Should you have any questions or need assistance, please call Exhibitor Services Department directly at (614) 827-2548 or email exhibitorservices@columbusconventions.com

  • Food & Beverage Services

    Levy Restaurants provides all catering and beverage services. All orders must be placed online. Should you have any questions or need assistance, please call Shelby Revalee directly at (614) 827-2717 or email SRevalee@levyrestaurants.com

  • Internet Services - DUE BY JUNE 19TH

    Smart City Networks provides all internet services.  All orders can be placed online or by order form. Should you have any questions or need assistance, please call a Smart City Networks representative at (888) 446-6911

  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental - DUE BY JUNE 25TH

    Bartha provides all audio/visual equipment and services.  All orders can be placed by order form. Should you have any questions or need assistance, please call Kenton Curenton directly at (614) 252-7455 or email kcurenton@bartha.com

  • Translation Services

    Experience Columbus can assist with securing translations services. Please contact them directly at (614) 221-6623 for further assistance.

Contact Us



Elizabeth Williamson
Exhibit & Sponsorship Manager


Sherry L. Johnson, CEM, CMP
Vice President-Knowledge and Business Advancement

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