Build-Up & Breakdown Timetable

Event Open Dates: Sunday      26th February : 10.00am – 5.00pm
Monday     27th February : 10.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday    28th February : 10.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: Hall 20, The National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1NT
 On-Site Contacts: To contact any of the Printwear & Promotion team during the event please report to the Organisers Office, adjacent to the entrance to Hall 20.
SPACE ONLY Friday 24th & Saturday 25th February 2017
Stand Build-Up:   8.00am – 10.00pm
For exhibitors who have booked Space Only stands your contractors will be permitted to enter the hall from 8.00am. All aisles to be cleared of building materials and packing cases by 3.00pm on Saturday 25th, to allow aisle carpet to be laid. All displays must be finished, with packing cases removed by 10.00pm on Saturday 25th, to enable cleaners to finish their work prior to the opening of the event. For earlier access for stand builds please contact Nicola Blackman, Event Executive. Email: nblackman@datateam.co.uk
Phone: 01372 414 254
SPACE ONLY Plans required by: Friday 20th January
Stand Plans:  

                

Please send to: Nicola Blackman, Event Executive

Email: nblackman@datateam.co.uk

STANDS ON SPACE ONLY SITES: Any exhibitor constructing a stand on a space only position must submit drawings stand plans, including all dimensions, materials, ground and elevation drawings to the organisers at least 4 weeks prior to the exhibition opening. All stands erected by a stand contractor will be inspected on site by a structural engineer approved by the organisers and the NEC. For stands up to 4.0 metres in height the cost of this service will be £70 +vat.

Where stands are being constructed to a height in excess of 4 metres, structural plans proving stand integrity must be supplied with stand drawings. The  cost for inspection and sign-off by structural engineer will be £295 + vat. This will be invoiced at the end of January 2017.

The exhibitor can appoint their own approved structural engineer if preferred.

PERIMETER WALLS ON SPACE ONLY STANDS: Stands with walls being constructed to occupy more than 60% of any side of its perimeter are not permitted without the prior agreement of the organiser.

Initial stand plans required by: Monday 19th December

Please send to: Nicola Blackman, Event Executive

Email: nblackman@datateam.co.uk

 SHELL SCHEME Friday 24th February 2017
 Stand Dressing: 3.00pm – 10.00pm
For exhibitors who have booked Shell Scheme stands, our stand contractor will endeavour to have all the shell scheme built and available for dressing by 3.00pm.
PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE THIS TIME AS YOUR DISPLAY AREA WILL NOT BE READY.    
 SHELL SCHEME               Saturday 25th February 2016
 Stand Dressing: 8.00am – 10.00pm
Entrance to the hall will be permitted from 8.00am.

All aisles to be cleared of building materials and packing cases by 3.00pm on Saturday 27th, to allow aisle carpet to be laid.

All displays must be finished by 10.00pm to enable cleaners to finish their work prior to the opening of the event.

While Datateam Business Media Limited takes every precaution to protect your property during the event, we cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage, and recommend that you remove any valuable items from your stand when it is unattended and ensure that you have suitable insurance cover in place.

 ALL STANDS
 Breakdown: Tuesday 28th February 2017
From 4.00pm
Breakdown will commence at 4.00pm on the Tuesday, or as soon as all visitors have safely left the hall.

The NEC traffic division will release cars from the lorry park onto the VE doors at 4pm, followed by vans & trucks at 4.30pm.

Fork lift trucks will operate in Hall 20 from 4.30pm.

 ALL STANDS
 Breakdown:(continued)      Wednesday 1st March 2017
8.00am – 2.00pm
Entrance to the hall is permitted from 8.00am.

Breakdown must be complete by 2.00pm on 1st March. 

Exhibitors must remove all graphics or display material attached to shell scheme walls. It will be assumed that any graphics or display materials which remain are not wanted and will be disposed of.

Disposals of excessive waste material such as brochures, leaflets and items of stand dressing may be charged.