Exhibitor Kit

Welcome to the on-line Exhibitor Information Manual.  Please take a moment to revew it as it will assist you in preparation for a successful show.  Take note of show deadlines and discounts which can save you time and money!  Use the Exhibitor Checklist to track and meet your deadlines.

Make sure to read the information provided to prevent delays in processing.  If you have any questions please contact the Tampa Boat Show team.Show 

Show Office - 502-314-5844 (Effective Tuesday September 6th)


Exhibitor Credentials 

You should have received your unique link to request your exhibitor credentials. The deadline to order your credentials to be mailed is August 26, 2016. If you need your link sent to you please email tampacredentials@nmma.org.

The maximum number of credentials is determined by the amount of square feet for which your company has contracted. If you have any questions please contact us at tampacredentials@nmma.org.

Replacement Credentials are at a cost of $12.00 per credential.


Be My Guest' Tickets — Invite Your VIPs to the Show
NMMA Login is required

Discounted Exhibitor Show Tickets — Invite your best customers and prospects to visit you at the show with "Be My Guest" Tickets. These tickets are discounted 50% off the general admission price. A $50.00 deposit is required and there is a minimum order of 10 tickets.

 
You should have received your personal link to order your show tickets. Please do not share your link with anyone. If you need your link sent to you please email tampatickets@nmma.org.
 
Order online, pay a $50.00 deposit via credit card and order as many tickets as you like. Your credit card will only be charged for the total redeemed tickets, less your deposit, within 30 days after the show. 
 
Here is what you need to do:
• Pay your deposit of $50. (Your tickets are 50% of general admission price for each ticket redeemed) 
• Select e-ticket and/or hardstock ticket 
• Distribute tickets to invite your customers and prospects to visit you at the show 
• Please allow 1–2 weeks processing of hardstock tickets
• After the show your credit card will be charged for all redeemed tickets
 
Personalized Be My Guest tickets — You can personalize all or some of your Electronic Be My Guest tickets with your Customer's name. Please provide a list within 24 hours of your order to tampatickets@nmma.org


New orders originating on-site will be charged a $50.00 deposit.  Tickets will be printed on hard ticket stock.


Update your Official Show Guide Information Online

Click here to access your Show Guide Listing

NMMA Login required

Updates affect the Official Show Guide distributed for free to attendees and the "Who's Exhibiting" list on the website.

  • If you have Multiple Booths, select the lowest Order #
  • Boat Categories apply for Boat Exhibitors only.
  • Changes to the Company Account Info & Event Contact Info must be submitted to vberryman@nmma.org
  • (Changes in these sections affect the company's Master Account, not the Show Guide Listing.)

  • All information is subject to editing by Show Manager

Updates submitted after August 4, 2016 may not appear in the printed Show Guide


We look forward to working with you to make the 2016 show a success!

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your show space, move-in time, insurance, tickets, credentials, etc. please contact the appropriate person listed below.
 

Kevin Murphy, Show Manager

kmurphy@nmma.org

(Special Events, Features & Seminars)
Nick Ligammari, Director of Operations nligammari@nmma.org (Move-in time, move-out, etc.) 
Scott Cohen, Exhibitor Relationship Manager scohen@nmma.org (Main Hall Bulk & In-Water Slip Space).
John Hagins, Exhibitor Relationship Manager jhagins@nmma.org (Main Hall Booth, and Riverwalk Space)
Venus Berryman, Senior Show Administrator

vberryman@nmma.org

(Space Payment, Directory Listing)
Melissa Hall, Exhibitor Registration & Ticket Coordinator mhall@nmma.org   (Exhibitor Credentials & Tickets)    



 


NMMA Allocation Procedures


Introduction & General Information - 2016

Move-In/Move-Out Information - 2016

  • Move-In & Move-Out Information [PDF - 468.94Kb]
  • Allocation & Display Guidelines Regulations [PDF - 1882.1Kb]
  • 2016 Color Coded Map - Convention Center Move- In Target [PDF - 1112.43Kb]
  • 2016 Targeted Convention Center Move-In Schedule [PDF - 22.09Kb]
  • Exhibit Hall Boat Information Move-In Form [PDF - 281.63Kb]

    Deadline Date: July 27, 2016

  • In-Water Boat Information Form [PDF - 157.93Kb]

    Deadline Date: August 1, 2016

  • Map of Marshaling Yard [PNG - 1779.73Kb]

    All bulk exhibitors please note that we are no longer using the marshaling yard that we have in the past. The new marshaling yard is located near 34th and Clark Street. It is just South of the Cemex USA plant. There will be signage at the entrance of the marshaling yard. Note: There will be security at the marshaling yard starting the morning of Tuesday, September 6. This security will run around the clock until Thursday, September 8 at 5 PM. After this time the gate to the marshaling yard will be closed and have no security on it from Thursday, September 8 at 5 PM until Sunday, September 11 at 4 PM. Boat exhibitors can leave trailers here during this time. Starting Sunday, September 11 at 4 PM there will be security back on the lot around the clock until Tuesday, September 13 at Noon. The lot officially closes at Noon on Tuesday, September 13 and no boats or trailers should be in the yard after this time.

  • Advance Warehouse Freight Label [PDF - 12.37Kb]

    Deadline Date: Friday, September 2, 2016 *Reminder: Anything that arrives to the Convention Center before Suncoast gets there on Wednesday September 7th will be accepted by the business center. If that happens exhibitors will have to pay the business center handling fees as well as Suncoast Convention Services handling fees. If you need to ship in advance, it is suggested you do, please use the warehouse address. Deliveries will be accepted up to 30 days in advance.

  • Showsite Freight Label [PDF - 12.34Kb]

    Direct Deliveries not Accepted Until Wednesday, September 7, 2016; *Reminder: Anything that arrives to the Convention Center before Suncoast gets there on Wednesday September 7th will be accepted by the business center. If that happens exhibitors will have to pay the business center handling fees as well as Suncoast Convention Services handling fees. If you need to ship in advance, it is suggested you do, please use the warehouse address.

  • Guidelines for Shipments [PDF - 12.76Kb]

    Guidelines for Advance Freight Warehouse Shipments & Direct to Show Site Shipments; *Reminder: Anything that arrives to the Convention Center before Suncoast gets there on Wednesday September 7th will be accepted by the business center. If that happens exhibitors will have to pay the business center handling fees as well as Suncoast Convention Services handling fees. If you need to ship in advance, it is suggested you do, please use the warehouse address. Deliveries will be accepted up to 30 days in advance.

Insurance & Limits of Liability - 2016

Frequently Requested Order Forms - 2016

NMMA Order Forms - 2016

Tampa Convention Center Order Forms - 2016

Suncoast - Decorator Order Forms 2016

  • Advance Warehouse Freight Label [PDF - 12.37Kb]

    Deadline Date: Friday, September 2, 2016 *Reminder: Anything that arrives to the Convention Center before Suncoast gets there on Wednesday September 7th will be accepted by the business center. If that happens exhibitors will have to pay the business center handling fees as well as Suncoast Convention Services handling fees. If you need to ship in advance, it is suggested you do, please use the warehouse address. Deliveries will be accepted up to 30 days in advance.

  • Showsite Freight Label [PDF - 12.34Kb]

    Direct Deliveries not Accepted Until Wednesday, September 7, 2016; *Reminder: Anything that arrives to the Convention Center before Suncoast gets there on Wednesday September 7th will be accepted by the business center. If that happens exhibitors will have to pay the business center handling fees as well as Suncoast Convention Services handling fees. If you need to ship in advance, it is suggested you do, please use the warehouse address.

  • Guidelines for Shipments [PDF - 12.76Kb]

    Guidelines for Advance Freight Warehouse Shipments & Direct to Show Site Shipments; *Reminder: Anything that arrives to the Convention Center before Suncoast gets there on Wednesday September 7th will be accepted by the business center. If that happens exhibitors will have to pay the business center handling fees as well as Suncoast Convention Services handling fees. If you need to ship in advance, it is suggested you do, please use the warehouse address. Deliveries will be accepted up to 30 days in advance.

  • Payment Policy [PDF - 17.46Kb]
  • Show Special Order Form [PDF - 20.21Kb]

    Booth Package; Deadline Date: August 26, 2016

  • Bulk Space Carpet Order Form [PDF - 19.59Kb]

    Deadline Date: August 26, 2016

  • Furniture Order Form [PDF - 26.56Kb]

    Deadline Date: August 26, 2016

  • Labor & Forklift Order Form [PDF - 33.7Kb]
  • Material Handling Order Form [PDF - 15.54Kb]
  • Outbound Shipping Form [PDF - 23.12Kb]

Resource Forms - 2016


Progressive Progressive Insurance Boat School Discover Boating Fred's Shed Geico NMMA-Certification