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Birmingham – Villa Park Stadium – Tuesday 14th May 2019

The Directors Suite, Villa Park Stadium, Witton Lane, Birmingham B6 6QE

Courier Delivery Details:

FAO of Amy Houghton Conference and Banqueting  0333 323 1982 (opt 2), Main Reception, Aston Villa FC, Villa Park Stadium, Witton Road, Birmingham , B6 6QE.ref :Specificationexpert/14th May.Your company name and contact details.

Please note no deliveries early than 24 hours prior to the event

Recommended Accommodation:

Premier Inn, Birmingham Broad Street (Brindley Place)

Tel : 0871 527 8076

Web : www.premierinn.com

Sat Nav:

B6 6QE

Parking:

Please use Villa Village car park in Witton Lane.On arrival check in at security cabin who will lift barrier to allow you to unload at Trinity Stand reception -vehicles should then be moved directly back to the car park.Return to Trinity reception and use lift to suite.

Directions:

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Sheffield – Magna Science Adventure Centre – Tuesday 11th June 2019

Magna Way, Templeborough, S60 1FD

Recommended Accommodation:

Premier Inn, Sheffield, Meadowhall

Tel : 0871 527 8966

Web : www.premierinn.com

Courier Deliveries and Collections:

TBC

Sat Nav:

S60 1FD

Parking:

Free onsite parking is available.

Directions:

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London – ILEC Conference Centre – Wednesday 3rd July 2019

47 Lillie Rd, Fulham, London, SW6 1UD

Recommended Accommodation:

As this the first week of Wimbledon hotel rates in the capital will be higher.We have negotiated special rates with the hotel please use the following link to book.£149.00 bed and breakfast included for single occupancy and £159.00 bed and breakfast included for double occupancy.

https://ilec.eventsair.com/showcase-events-2019/showcaseevents-19

Please note that this special rate will only last until 4 weeks prior to the event.

Courier Deliveries and Collections:

Before despatch please contact Adriana Rusu by email h5623-sb@accor.com with the following details:-

Courier Name, Your Company Name, Event Date, Qty of items to be delivered, Delivery date, Qty of items to be collected, Collection date

Please label all items as follows:-

The Ilec Conference Centre,47 Lillie Rd,Fulham,London,SW6 1UD.FAO The Operations Manager.Ref London Suite 3rd July.Your company name and contact details.

Please note no deliveries earlier than the day prior to the exhibition.

Sat Nav:

SW6 1UD

Parking:

Discounted PAYG parking is available in the onsite underground carpark on a first come basis (validate your ticket on leaving). Please unload into lift and go to the ground floor, this will take you direct to the suite.To guarantee your space please contact the venue direct on 0207 666 8470.

Please note the max vehicle height for the carpark is 1.72m (5ft 8″)

Limited spaces for larger vehicles is available and should be booked direct with the venue asap 0207 666 8470.

Directions:

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Cardiff – Cardiff City Stadium – Wednesday 10th July 2019

Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Rd, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

Recommended Accommodation:

Holiday Inn Cardiff City

Tel : 0871 942 9240

Web : www.holidayinn.com

Courier Deliveries and Collections:

FAO Najat Miladi (02920 643 791), Via Main Reception entrance, Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Rd, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ.ref : Specification.expert / 10th July.Your company name and contact details.Please note no deliveries earlier than the day prior to the exhibition.

Sat Nav:

CF11 8AZ

Parking:

Free onsite parking is available in the main car park.

Directions:

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Southampton – St Mary’s Stadium – Tuesday 24th September 2019

Channon Suite, Britannia Rd, Southampton, SO14 5FP

Courier Delivery Details:

FAO The Duty Manager (02380 718 606) Halo Conferences & Events, St Mary’s Stadium, Britannia Road, SouthamptonHampshire, SO14 5FP.

Ref : Specificationexpert/24th September.Your company name and contact details.

Please note no deliveries earlier than the day prior to the exhibition.

Recommended Accommodation:

Premier Inn Southampton City Centre, 6 New Rd, Southampton, SO14 0AB

Tel : 0871 527 9000

Web : www.premierinn.com

Sat Nav:

SO14 5FP

Parking:

Please use the North CarPark off Brittania Road. Please use the goods lift in the guest entrance which will be sign posted.

Directions:

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Leicester – Racecourse – Wednesday 25th September 2019

Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester LE2 4AL

Courier Delivery Details:

TBC

Recommended Accommodation:

Holiday Inn Express Leicester City

Tel : 0116 249 4590

Web : www.hiexpress.com

Sat Nav:

LE2 4AL

Parking:

TBC

Directions:

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Liverpool – Anfield Road Stadium – Tuesday 15th October 2019

Anfield Rd, Liverpool, L4 0TH

Courier Delivery Details:

If you intend to use a courier you must adhere to the following:-

Please submit the following details to gary.jones@frameworkmedia.co.uk

1.Delivery date/ time /Company name/Company Contact information/Product description/number of items/Courier name

2.Collection date/ time /qty/Courier Name

This info must be submitted by Tuesday 8th October at the latest, otherwise, the venue may not accept delivery

Please label all items as follows:-FAO of -Event Co-ordinator-0151 264 2042,Ref Specification.expert/Dugout Suite/15th October.Company name & contact details,Anfield Stadium,Security Gate 4,Anfield,L4 OTH.

Please note no deliveries earlier than the day prior to the exhibition.

Recommended Accommodation:

Premier Inn – Liverpool City Centre, (Albert Dock)

Tel : 0871 527 8622

Web :  www.premierinn.com

Sat Nav:

L4 0TH

Parking:

Exhibitors to use The Accessible Parking area in Anfield Road.Access is via Security Gate 4 opposite the car park where items will be checked by security then take the goods lift access to DugOut Suite.

Directions:

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London – The Emirates Stadium – Tuesday 5th November 2019

HIGHBURY Suite, Hornsey Road, London, N7 7AJLocated via west stand reception.

Recommended Accommodation :

Premier Inn, Angel Islington, 18 Parkfield Street, Islington, London, N1 0PS

Tel : 0333 003 1744

Web : www.premierinn.com

Special Instructions :

IMPORTANT: There is no parking on site at the stadium, if you are driving to the stadium with your event equipment you can access underneath the stadium to drop off your gear and collect after the show. If you wish to do so, we need some details for security. TBC

Courrier details :

TBC

Sat Nav:

N7 7AJ

Parking:

Parking is available at the Sobell Leisure Centre, Hornsey Road, London, N7 7NY. We will be providing a courtesy shuttle bus to transport you back to the stadium from the car park which will be available from 8am-9.30am. Please note this bus is only for transporting exhibitors and not for equipment.

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Birmingham – Edgbaston Cricket Ground – Tuesday 19th November 2019

Banqueting Suite, Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Rd, Birmingham, B5 7QU

Recommended Accommodation:

Premier Inn, Birmingham Broad Street (Brindley Place), Essington Street, Birmingham, B16 8AL

Tel : 0333 777 3904

Web : www.premierinn.com

Courier Deliveries and Collections:

Please label all items as follows:- Main reception, Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7QURef: specificationexpert, Banqueting Suite, 19th November, your company name and contact tel number

No deliveries earlier than Monday 18th November.

Sat Nav:

B5 7QU

Parking:

Free onsite – Please validate your ticket at the downstairs reception before departure.

Directions:

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Manchester – Old Trafford Stadium – Wednesday 4th December 2019

Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester, M16 0RA

Recommended Accommodation:

Premier Inn, Old Trafford

Tel : 0871 527 8750

Web : www.premierinn.com

Courier Deliveries and Collections:

Any exhibitor wishing to use a courier must provide courier name, number of items delivery/pick up dates prior to despatch click here.

Please label all items:-

FAO – United Events,Manchester United FC,Group Logistics,Unit 27 United Trading Estate,Old Trafford,Manchester,M16 ORJ.Ref :Specification.expert/Manchester Suite/4th December.Your Company Name, contact name and tel number.

Please note no deliveries earlier than the day prior to the exhibition.

Pick ups

If you are intending to pick up on the event day please instruct your courier to pick up direct from the Manchester Suite, Sir Alex Ferguson Stand.If you are picking up the day after the event please use the same details as delivery

Sat Nav:

M16 0RA

Parking:

Free onsite parking is available.

Directions:

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Manual 2019

Please select your section from the left.

Getting Ready for the event

What can I do now to get ready for the event?
  1. Exhibitor Name
  2. An attention grabbing headline to go below your logo on the main website and below your name in the event showguide describing what you do (70 characters inc. spaces)
  3. Contact Details : Name/Job Title, Phone Number, Generic email address (to be displayed on website and in the event showguide)
  4. Full description – 500 characters maximum inc spaces to appear on the website and in the event showguide.

Set up a web link from your website to ours using one of the relevant images attached to your confirmation email. If you can’t find it email Gary who will re-send!

  • Notify any staff that need to book time out for the event and book accommodation.
  • If you have booked a showguide advertisement – We require a Full Colour High Resolution (300dpi) PNG or JPEG File. The advert size is A5 (148 x 210mm) portrait with a 3mm bleed. Please ensure artwork is created in CMYK as the show guide is produced in printed format and any artwork produced in RGB will be susceptible to colour variation. Send to charlotte.strachan@frameworkmedia.co.uk no later than 12 working days prior to the event date, Charlotte will also remind you!
What do I need to bring?
  • A pop-up stand/Portable Display Boards/Pull Up Banners – Important – sizes to be within the parameters outlined in ‘Stand Configurations’. If you have a non-standard stand configuration you must contact the organiser asap. We have partnered with Guardian Exhibition and Display who are specialists in delivering engaging exhibition stands, displays and event branding. If you need a new stand for this event that can be flexible and used at other shows too, they will help you find the correct solution. Please contact Anthony Booty for any requirements; 01702 662111.
  • A 3m extension lead is required to have access to a power socket. (if access to electricity is required/multiple devices).
  • Tables are provided to SpecificationExpert exhibitors for display purposes only.
  • Samples/Literature etc.

Stand Configurations

Stands will be positioned in rows with the displays side by side – there are no sides to stands and exhibitors are not permitted to create their own, thus obscuring neighbouring stands. Stand positions are allocated by the organisers for each event.Please note maximum height of 2.2m.If you have a non-standard stand configuration you must contact the organiser for approval.

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Timings

  • Venues will be open for Exhibitors from 8.00am.
  • Set-up from 8am-9.45am. At some venues set up the day before may be available, please contact Gary for details the week prior to the event date.
  • All stands must be in place by 9.45am due to Health & Safety, see H&S section.
  • Open to visitors from 10.00 until 14:00.
  • Exhibits may be dismantled once the exhibition closes at 14:00. Due to Health and Safety and consideration to our visitors and other exhibitors,   no exhibit may be removed from the exhibition before this time, except with the express permission of the Organiser.
  • All exhibits must be removed from the premises no later than 17:00 on the day of the exhibition including courier collection unless arranged with the venue prior.

Couriers

The following procedure should be adhered to at all times:

  • Deliveries will be excepted no more than 24 hours before the date of the event and during normal working hours.
  • Please take notice of courier instruction on relevant venue checklist.
  • All boxes must be clearly marked with:
    • The contact details and venue address
    • The event name: itSHOWCASE and the event date
    • Your company name/contact/telephone number
  • Collections MUST be made 2.15-5pm on the day of the event. ALL LATER PICK UPS MUST BE AUTHORISED WITH VENUE PRIOR TO THE EVENT. PLEASE NOTE:
  • Neither Framework nor the venue accept any responsibility for courier deliveries

Payment

Exhibitors are advised that, under the terms of their contract, all payments must be made in full 21 days prior to the commencement of the show. Registration lists will not be supplied unless payment has been received. We must therefore remind Exhibitors, that they will not be able to set up their stands until any outstanding payments have been met.Payment can be made via BACS or cheque. Payment details are listed on all invoices.

Data

Post-event lists will be supplied the day after the event where possible via email. Data will indicate where a registered delegate has visited the show. Exhibitors will be provided with the delegate data for the event and/or sector to which they have subscribed in their booking form.

Health & Safety

The Organisers are committed to operating its various businesses in compliance with all the relevant legislation and guidelines covering Health and Safety at Work and it is a requirement of venues that all Exhibitors, Contractors and Visitors comply with the law and the regulations of the venue at all times. Anyone infringing any relevant legislation and/or any venue regulations, will be asked to desist forthwith any serious or continuing breaches may be banned from the premises.

Risk Assessment Help Notes

When considering their risk assessment and whilst on site, Exhibitors are asked to take note of the following key risk areas:Should you wish to demonstrate a product using heat, water, heavy electrical usage, extra large or heavy exhibits for example, you must notify us prior to the event and be accompanied by a full risk assessment (please note that some venues may have a policy that may exclude some of the above )The important need to maintain all emergency gangways, as indicated on the technical floor plan during build-up and breakdown.Due respect and consideration should be given to other users of the venue.The need for operatives to wear suitable protective clothing relevant to their job, which includes eye, hearing and foot protection.The work area must be maintained free from general waste materials, which could hazard operatives. All waste should be disposed of in the proper manner.Ensuring that all portable and static power equipment is used for the purpose for which it was designed and that safety guards are correctly fitted and used.

Electrical Equipment

All electrical equipment must be tested in accordance with current legislation. All equipment over 12 months old will require a current PAT test certificate.

Due to guidelines set out in current safety legislation, it is a requirement that Exhibitors ensure that each item to be plugged into the electrical mains supply should have PAT certification (Portable Appliance Test). Many venues now stipulate that without current certification, they will not allow the items in question to be “plugged in”. i.e. computers, laptops, monitors, and stand lights.Framework Media will provide access to one single power socket to each exhibition stand; sufficient to operate 1 PC and 4 low voltage stand lights only. Exhibitors must ensure that they bring their own multipoint extension lead if they wish to use multiple items. Exhibition stands must strictly adhere to these parameters, failure to do so could lead to a disruption of the power supply.Signs involving neon or similar gases are not permitted. Any special requirements should be checked with the Organisers and if approval is given, confirmed in writing prior to the beginning of build up of the exhibition. Wherever possible Exhibitors are advised to use Laptop computers to ensure that in the event of a power failure, your presentations will not be interrupted.

Fire Precautions

All structures, materials, special designs, unusual constructions and all signs shall conform to British Safety Standards and Codes of Practice and comply with the Local Authority and Fire Brigade Regulations or those of any other Statutory Authority.Any stand infringing fire precautions will be dismantled. The Organisers cannot be held responsible.

Fire Evacuation Procedure

There will be situated throughout the building, instructions on what to do if you discover a fire, or hear the fire alarm and the Organisers will be familiar with the type of alarm (siren, bell etc.) and the Emergency Evacuation Procedure used by the venue, which will include operation of the fire alarm activation points, means of escape and assembly areas.

Upon discovering a fire:

1. Sound the alarm.

2. Dial 999 to call the fire brigade.

On hearing the fire alarm, the Organiser in charge will direct all Exhibitors and Visitors as follows:

Immediately leave the building by the nearest available exit. DO NOT USE THE LIFTS.If the nearest exit is inaccessible due to smoke etc. use the next available exit.Do not return to your normal place of work or stop to collect personal belongings.Close all doors behind you.Report to your designated assembly point, the location of which should be displayed in a prominent position.Do not return to the building for any reason until authorized to do so.

Persons with mobility problems:

1. On joining a section each person with a mobility problem shall be allocated two escorts.

2. During an evacuation one escort will remain with that person in a safe area. Care must be taken that this does not obstruct the main evacuation routes.

3. The other escort will proceed to the exit and inform the person in charge or the Fire Brigade that a person with mobility problems requires evacuating.

4. The designated person (security/caretaker etc.) or fire officer will then go to the location and escort the person out of the building.

5. Escorts will remain with the person until the all clear is given and then assist them back to their place of work.

First Aid

In the case of injury, please inform the Organisers.

Obstructing the Gangways

Exhibitors are reminded that no part of any stand or exhibit, including fascias, signs, corner posts or fittings shall project into or overhang any gangways or obscure fire exit signs.  Projector podiums must be set-up within the parameters of the space allocated.  Should this not be observed Exhibitors would be instructed to move the offending item by the Organisers as this contravenes safety regulations within the venue.

Disabled Visitors

The company, it’s employees and exhibitors shall make “reasonable adjustments” to enable disabled visitors to make full use of our services.1. When selecting venues for we will ensure that wheelchair access is provided wherever possible.2. Room layouts will be designed to cater for wheel chair access wherever possible.3. Full disabled access is available at event venues wherever possible.4. Aisles will be no less than 2m wide5. Aisles will be kept free of obstruction during exhibition opening times.6. All exhibition staff will be made aware of the RNID type-talk services so that they may confidently handle type talk enquiries.7. Seminars/presentations can be supported by written material, available by prior request.8. Speakers will be provided with, and asked to comply with, RNID guidelines for communicating with deaf people who lip-read.9. Seating will be available at the front of the seminar area, no more than 6 feet from the presenter wherever possible, to accommodate anyone with a severe or profound hearing loss.10. Seminar seating arrangements will be designed to easily accommodate a wheelchair.11. All employees should have read the DDA – A guide for providers of goods, facilities and services as provided by the RNID- and understood its implications to our products and services.12. Bearing in mind the subject matter, in the unlikely event that a blind person visits us, the company will take reasonable steps to assist that visitor in whatever way possible.13. Within the obvious restraints of the exhibition genre, we will adhere to accommodate all disabilities, whenever possible.EXHIBITORS : Please be aware of the above in relation to the service you provide, you should have available written materials to support your activity whether that be stand presentations or seminar speaking.

Completion of Stands & Exhibits

All stands must be completed including the positioning of exhibits at least 15 minutes prior to the official opening time of the event.  Please note that due to Health and Safety Regulations Exhibitors will not be allowed to erect stands after the show has been opened to the public.  It is therefore in the Exhibitor’s best interests to ensure that if they are travelling any distance on the morning of the event that they allow themselves plenty of time for the journey.

Security

All exhibits are at the Exhibitor’s own risk. Please make sure that your stand is attended when the deliveries are made, as the Organisers cannot accept deliveries on Exhibitor’s behalf for security reasons.

Smoking

Exhibitors are requested to respect the smoking arrangements at individual venues.

Children/Animals

Anyone under the age of 18 years will not be permitted into the Exhibition during opening hours unless accompanied by an adult. Exhibitors and Contractors must not bring children to the exhibition during the build up or break down periods for safety reasons. Exhibitors are also reminded that no animals other than guide dogs will be permitted in the exhibition at any time.

Wifi

Free wifi is available at all venues. Please check with event staff on-site for details.

Catering

Catering facilities will be provided during the exhibition, usually on a cafeteria basis depending on the individual venue. Each exhibition stand will receive drink vouchers together with 2 luncheon vouchers,for members of staff.

Promotion

The distribution of literature either by an Exhibitor, or his promotional staff, may only be done within his own stand area and not in the gangways, or any other part of the exhibition hall or surrounding areas.  Furthermore, the Organisers reserve the right to cease, or withdraw any promotional activity by any Exhibitor to which they object.

Microphones/Audio/Audio Visual

Exhibitors showing films or creating excessive noise or using audio or audio-visual aids that disturb adjacent Exhibitors may be asked to cease such activities in the interest of the overall exhibition.

Insurance

The Organisers will not themselves be responsible for the safety of any articles of any kind brought into the Exhibition by the Exhibitors, their servants, agents or contractors, members of the public or any other person. Exhibitors should make sure that they are fully covered by insurance including Public Liability, all risks of their property and Employers Liability.The Exhibitor shall insure, indemnify and hold the Organisers harmless in respect of all costs, claims, demands and expenses to which the Organisers may in any way be subject as a result of any loss or injury arising to any person howsoever caused as the result of any act of default of the Exhibitor, his servants, agents, contractors or invitees. If the Organisers so demand, the Exhibitor shall provide proof to the Organisers that the Exhibitor has adequate insurance cover.The Organisers shall not in any event be held responsible for any restrictions or conditions which prevent the construction, erection, completion, alteration or dismantling of stands or for the entry, sitting or removal of exhibits, or for the failure of any of the services normally provided by the venue or for the cancellation or part-time opening of the Exhibition either as a whole or in part or for the amendments or alterations to all or any of the Rules and Regulations caused by circumstances not under their control. Exhibitors should arrange insurance cover for the above and other as required.

Cleaning

Exhibitors are requested to leave the exhibition venue in a reasonable condition.  Any damage caused to an exhibition venue by an Exhibitor shall be the responsibility of that Exhibitor and they shall be responsible for any charges levied by the owner of the venue for any repairs.

Damage to Premises

The Organisers have the right to charge the Exhibitor for damage to premises caused by the Exhibitor, his staff or contractors. Exhibitors should satisfy themselves as to the condition of their site before the build up commences, any damage found should be reported to the Organisers.

Storage

Boxes, literature etc. may be stored either under a table or behind a stand, however, space used for storage behind your stand will be considered part of your total space allocation.

Please note that Fire Regulations will not allow storage in areas that obstruct fire exits etc.

Contacts

Event Logistics :

Gary Jones – gary.jones@frameworkmedia.co.uk

Web Listing/Accounts:

Charlotte – charlotte.strachan@frameworkmedia.co.uk

Office:

01425 477565

Event Mobile:

07834 318844