Thank you for participating in the 2018 WIFS National Conference! Our exhibitors play a key role in the success of Conference.
The official 2018 show provider is Alliance Exposition Services. They will be handling all exhibitor logistics. Alliance will be emailing your primary contact with log in details that will allow you to place orders online and access the 2018 Conference Display Kit. All exhibitors will need to use these login credentials to place online orders. Please call 888.528.2011 or email ExhibitorAssistance@alliance-exposition.com regarding any log in issues.
- Click HERE to access the online ordering platform with information on shipping, show hours, and more.
We distribute important exhibition information and updates via email to all registered Exhibitors leading up to Conference. All issues are featured below.
Read Exhibitor News: Issue One
Read Exhibitor News: Issue Two
Read Exhibitor News: Issue Three
Read Exhibitor News: Issue Five
View the Exhibit Hall listing in alphabetical order
pdf (68 KB) pdf View Exhibit Hall booth assignments in alphabetical order (68 KB) pdf (68 KB) pdf
(68 KB) pdf View the Exhibit Hall floor plan (177 KB)
Move In/Move Out Schedule
Exhibitor Move In: Wednesday, October 24 7:00AM - 10:00AM
Show Hours: Wednesday, October 24 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday, October 25 7:30AM - 5:30PM
Exhibitor Move Out: Thursday, October 25 5:00PM - 7:00PM (Carriers must check in by 8:00PM)
Advance to Warehouse
Late to warehouse charges apply after October 17, 2018
FOR: Exhibiting Company Name and Booth# (Booth numbers to be provided at the end of September)
TO: Leading the Way 2018 WIFS National Conference
c/o Alliance Exposition / UPS Freight / AWD
16310 Bratton Ln, Bldg 1, Ste 125
Austin, TX 78728
IMPORTANT: Direct shipments will not be accepted by the Austin Renaissance. All shipments will be refused. Please ship all show materials by October 17 to the Warehouse as detailed in the Display Kit on Alliance's Website.
September 24: Alliance Advance Shipment Receiving
September 26: Alliance Advance Order Discount Deadline
September 28: Company Descriptions for Conference App due to WIFS
October 5: Launch of WIFS 2018 National Conference App
October 17: Alliance Advance Shipment Deadline
October 17-19: Attendee Bag Item Delivery Deadline
Attendee Bag Insert Shipping Instructions
Inserts for attendee bag items are to be shipped directly to the Renaissance Austin to the ATTN: of Deborah Duffy with delivery between October 17 and October 19. Items delivered earlier than October 17 or later than October 19 will not be accepted. Exhibitors providing an insert for attendee bags MUST send the WIFS National office tracking information and confirmation of what the item is. Any items not received by October 19 will NOT be placed in bags. Please make sure to clearly label your box with your company's name and an indication of the number of boxes sent by noting Box ___of ____ on the exterior. Materials should be shipped as follows:
Renaissance Austin Hotel
WIFS Conference 10/24 – Attn: Deb Duffy, Concho Room
9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78759
Exhibit Hall Sessions
See which Conference sessions will be featured in the Exhibit Hall.
Wednesday, October 24
11AM-12:30PM: Welcome Lunch & Exhibit Hall Opening
2:30PM-3PM: Break with Exhibitors | Sponsored by Securian Financial Group
5:00PM-6:00PM: Exhibit Hall Opening Reception | Sponsored by Foresters Financial
Thursday, October 25
7:30AM-8:30AM: Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:45AM-11:15AM: Break with Exhibitors
3:30PM-5PM: Exhibit Hall Closing Reception | Sponsored by Foresters Financial