Philadelphia Trade Shows

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Located (4) four blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Airborne Visuals is ideally suited to locally provide trade show display services in Philadelphia as well as exhibits that suit your needs and budget.

In the heart of Philadelphia’s Center City, the Pennsylvania Convention Center boasts an impressive one million square feet of convention space after the completion of a $786 million expansion in March 2011. It features seven exhibit halls on two levels and has received LEED® Gold Certification from the US Green Building Council.

Although our Center City office is not a manufacturing facility nor a warehouse, our proximity and local connections make it easier to help our clients navigate the regulations of exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with its stringent union rules (click for details on exhibitors’ rights).

Ask us about Philadelphia Trade Show booth rental.  We are a registered vendor at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Airborne Visuals is registered as an Officially Accredited Contractor with the Union Labor Supplier and the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  We can manage and supervise your labor and services to make sure that your Trade Show Displays are ready on time and correctly setup as per Pennsylvania Convention Center regulations.  It can be complicated to understand and efficiently match union labor and trade show requirements, we are here to help you maximizing your savings while you focus on your goals and enjoy your time in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Trade Show Displays
Philadelphia Trade Show Displays
Philadelphia Trade Show Displays
Philadelphia Trade Show Displays
Philadelphia Trade Show Displays
Philadelphia Trade Show Displays

2020 Pennsylvania Convention Center Trade Shows

With its central downtown location–surrounded by famed landmarks and a wide selection of mouthwatering local food–to its flexibility in handling everything from internationally-attended events, like the 2015 World Meeting of Families attended by Pope Francis, to the“Only-In-Philadelphia” Mummers Parade finale on New Year’s Day, the Philadelphia Convention Center is a major part of the cultural fabric of Philadelphia, drawing attendees from all over the country and around the world.

Make every convention, tradeshow and meeting as hassle-free as possible, with streamlined online ordering, responsive customer service, and a seasoned exhibitor team that can help you find smart, efficient and cost-effective ways to approach your set-up. Exhibiting can be hard work, but the professional services at the Pennsylvania Convention Center can make it easier.

Ranked one of the top 10 largest convention centers in the country, the Pennsylvania Convention Center is committed to reducing its environmental impact through continuing improvements in air quality, waste minimization, energy efficiency, water conservation and environmental purchasing in its operations as well as in the services it provides.

>> Visit the Pennsylvania Convention Center website for more information

What are the Trade Shows in Philadelphia for 2020?

Click on below list of trade show names scheduled for 2020

2020 Philadelphia Trade Show NamesTrade Show Dates
US Lacrosse Convention – LAXCONJAN/10 – JAN/12/2020
American Library Association – Midwinter Meeting – ALAJAN/24 – JAN/28/2020
American HandcraftedJAN/25 – JAN/27/2020
Philadelphia International Auto ShowFEB/08 – FEB/17/2020
National Association of Independent Schools – NAISFEB/26 – FEB/28/2020
Eastern Sociological Society – ESSFEB/27 – MAR/01/2020
Pack Expo EastMAR/03 – MAR/05/2020
Council of College & Military Educators – CCMEMAR/09 – MAR/12/2020
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – AAAAIMAR/13 – MAR/16/2020
American Chemical Society Spring – ACSMAR/22 – MAR/26/2020
International Congress of Esthetics & SpaMAR/29 – MAR/30/2020
ALLIANCE – HEUG – Higher Education Users GroupMAR/29 – APR/01/2020
American Psychiatric Association – APAAPR/25 – APR/29/2020
Small Business ExpoAPR/29 – APR/29/2020
Intellus Worldwide SummitAPR/29 – MAY/01/2020
Pediatric Academic Societies – PASAPR/29 – MAY/06/2020
INFORMEXMAY/05 – MAY/07/2020
American Thoracic Society – ATSMAY/15 – MAY/20/2020
American Transplant Congress – ATCMAY/30 – JUN/03/2020
Associated Professional Sleep Societies – APSSJUN/13 – JUN/17/2020
CYTO – International Society for the Advancement of CytometryJUN/19 – JUN/23/2020
Building Owners & Managers Association – BOMAJUN/27 – JUN/30/2020
Joint Statistical Meeting – JSMAUG/01 – AUG/06/2020
Keystone ComicConAUG/28 – AUG/30/2020
Natural Products Expo EastSEP/23 – SEP/26/2020
ID Week – Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaOCT/21 – OCT/25/2020
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering – ISPENOV/01 – NOV/04/2020
The Gerontological Society of America – GSANOV/04 – NOV/08/2020
BusConNOV/15 – NOV/17/2020
Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies – ABCTNOV/19 – NOV/22/2020

Pennsylvania Convention Center Rules in Philadelphia

– In exhibit booths that are no larger than 600 net square feet, an Exhibitor or a full-time company representative(s) may erect and teardown booths. The use of hand tools, power tools, battery-operated tools and ladders up to 6’ are permitted.
– In exhibit booths that are no larger than 600 net square feet, an Exhibitor or a full-time company representative of the exhibitor’s company may hang signs or graphics.
– Décor and props (on stage) are installed and dismantled by Stagehands. A full-time employee of an exhibitor can work in his booth even if he hires stagehands for installation.
–  I & D Exhibits (not set by the Exhibitor) of more than 600-square feet are installed and dismantled by Stagehands.

– Exhibitors can install monitors and A/V equipment that is not rented as long as you are a full time employee of the booth and the booth is not in excess of 600 square feet.
– All full-time regular employees of Exhibitors shall be permitted to connect their personal computers (desktop and laptop), computer components and peripherals with no limitation for non-public uses.
– All third-party vendors, including rental companies, contractors, and/or vendors must utilize union workers to install and to dismantle their laptops, desktops, computers and audio-visual equipment.

A: Yes, as long as it is not a commercial vehicle (Sedan, pickup, small van) and has no lettering.

A: Exhibitors can run 12 gauge grounded cords over carpet as long as they are concealed and do not impose a trip hazard, i.e. side curtains or under tables with skirts. Taping across the floor cannot be permitted.

Philadelphia Trade Show Displays

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