EXHIBITOR INSTRUCTIONS

We are delighted that you will be exhibiting in this interactive full-day exposition.

Questions
If you have any questions or concerns about the event, please contact the event producer, Sacks Communications, Inc.:  Liz Kupcha at liz@sackscom.com T: 212.756.1236 ext. 108 (office) or 917‑432-9481 (mobile)

If you have questions concerning logistics at BNY Mellon, please contact Lisa Coutant-Cote at lisa.coutant-cote@bnymellon.com or via phone at 212-815-6373.

Event Entrance
All attendees will access BNY Mellon via the Murray Street entrance (between Greenwich and West Streets). Building access requires an unexpired, government-issued identification. Acceptable forms of identification include a state-issued driver’s license, a state-issued non-driver’s ID card or a passport.

Setup Time
Exhibitors may assemble their display areas during the following times:

  • Monday, July 20, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 7:00 am to 8:00 am

All booths must be set up by 8am on July 21, 2015. If your team plans on setting up your exhibit area on Monday July 20, 2015, you must submit the names of the individuals who be setting up by Thursday, July 16, 2015 to exhibit@competitiveedgesite.org.

Directions & Parking
BNY Mellon is accessible via the following public transportation options:

  • The 2 & 3 trains to Park Place
  • The A & C trains to Chambers Street
  • The E train to the World Trade Center
  • The PATH train to the World Trade Center
  • M9 bus

If you are driving, the closest garage is Central Parking located at 270 Greenwich Street (accessible via Murray Street between West & Greenwich Streets), New York, NY 10286. Please be advised that BNY Mellon does not validate parking. On-street parking is not available.

Shipping
If you intend to ship your display in advance, you may do so between July 17, 2015 and July 20, 2015. Show representatives will not be held responsible for shipments nor will they inspect materials upon arrival.

Please mark all shipments with the following:
Competitive Edge Conference
c/o BNY Mellon
101 Barclay Street, Floor 10W
New York, NY 10286
Att: Lisa Coutant-Cote, (212) 815-6373

Loading Dock Delivery
Loading dock utilization is on a drop-off only basis. Parking and idling are prohibited in the loading dock area. If your team plans on using the loading dock, the following information must be provided to 101Blobby@bnymellon.com no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, July 17, 2015:

  • Delivery/Courier Company Name
  • Arrival Time
  • Driver/Crew Names
  • Vehicle License Plate Number

Unloading
All exhibitors must unload, set-up and strike their own booth(s).

Show Hours
The exhibition is open during the following hours: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Booth Strike and Removal
The Competitive Edge Conference concludes at 4:00 PM on July 21, 2015. Exhibitors must refrain from disassembling their booth(s) until that time. This rule is a safety measure that is being implemented by BNY Mellon and the Competitive Edge staff in the best interests of the Conference and its attendees. 

Booth Rules
Each booth must have at least one person manning it during all exhibition hall hours.

Insurance
Each exhibitor is responsible for his or her own equipment and merchandise. BNY Mellon, the Competitive Edge team, nor any of their respective officers, service contractors, or employees, shall be responsible for any damage suffered by an exhibitor, agents or employees, in transit to, at, or leaving the show, whether from theft, fire, or any other cause. Exhibitors desiring insurance on their goods must secure set insurance at their own expense.

Notes
Please note the following additional information:

  • If your electrical cords are less than 10-feet long, it is advised to bring an extension cord(s).
  • BNY Mellon does not provide storage space for empty crates and boxes. Each exhibitor will be responsible for storage of his or her crates and boxes.
  • All pallets and big displays have to be removed by the exhibitor. If removal becomes necessary, the exhibitor will be charged a fee to have these items removed.
  • Exhibitors will be responsible for any physical damage to their booth space(s) at BNY Mellon that occurs during the show (i.e. damage to the floor or walls).
  • If you plan on shipping your display items at the conclusion of the conference, you must provide your own FedEx or UPS labels and materials. Items will be placed in designated areas at the conclusion of the conference.

For more general information on Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities, please contact Liz Kupcha at 212.756.1236 or email exhibit@competitiveedgesite.org