Sponsor FAQs2019-01-11T22:43:37+00:00

SPONSOR & EXHIBITOR FAQ

How many attendees are anticipated?2019-01-14T20:59:34+00:00

1,000

What are the dates of the conference?2019-01-14T20:59:34+00:00

The conference is March 25-27, 2019. Exhibit Hall will be open March 26-27, 2019. You can review a detailed schedule in the Exhibitor Welcome Kit.

What is the venue?2019-01-14T20:59:34+00:00

Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, Georgia.

Who do I contact with specific questions?2019-01-14T20:59:34+00:00

Sales Questions: Jackie Choice, jchoice@shrmatlanta.org

Invoice Questions: info@shrmatlanta.org

Booth Materials/Ordering: atlanta@shepardes.com

General Questions: Most questions can be answered via this FAQ or the Exhibitor Welcome Kit. If you have additional questions, please email exhibitorinfo@shrmatlanta.org

What are the exhibit hall hours?2019-01-14T20:59:34+00:00

The hall is open from 10:30AM on March 26th until 2:45PM on March 27th. The full agenda will show specific breaks where the hall will be business.

How do I register to exhibit?2019-01-14T20:59:33+00:00

You can register online to exhibit here or via the paper registration form at the end of the prospectus.

Do I need a credit card to register to exhibit?2019-01-14T20:59:33+00:00

If you are registering online, you will need a credit card to complete the transaction. If you need an invoice to pay via check, please fill out the paper registration form at the end of the prospectus.

Are meals provided for exhibitors?2019-01-14T20:59:33+00:00

Yes. All meals are served in the exhibit hall and exhibitors are invited to join in on all meals.

Do you have a list of attendees from last year’s conference?2019-01-14T20:59:33+00:00

Here is a list of attendees from SOAHR 2018 (company name & title only).

What booths are available?2019-01-14T20:59:33+00:00

Here is a copy of the floorplan. We have not assigned booths yet. As soon as booths are assigned, our interactive floorplan will be live.

What is the booth selection process?2019-01-14T20:59:32+00:00

Please see the booth selection process in the SOAHR 2019 Exhibitor Welcome Kit.

What are “prime” booth spaces?2019-01-14T20:59:32+00:00

Limited prime booths are available as part of our Passport Game. These booths will be able to take advantage of additional traffic produced by attendees being encouraged to receive passport stamps by visiting and engaging with prime booth partners. Floor stickers will guide attendees to prime booths. Booth location is selected by SHRM-Atlanta. Prime spaces have no relevance to actual location of booth.

What are the move-in/move out dates and times?2019-01-14T20:59:32+00:00

Tuesday, March 26, 2019:

  • 5:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Exhibitor Load-In/Set-Up
  • 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Showcase Opening

 Wednesday, March 27, 2019:

  • 7:00 AM – 2:45 PM:  Showcase open
  • 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM:  Dismantle/Load-Out
When will the Online Exhibitor Services Manual be available?2019-01-14T20:59:32+00:00

You can review the online Exhibitor Service Manual by clicking here.

Is electricity included with our booth?2019-01-14T20:59:32+00:00

No. All electricity must be ordered through our General Contractor.

Is WiFi included with our booth?2019-01-14T20:59:31+00:00

There is WiFi in the hall. However, dedicated internet service must be ordered through our General Contractor.

How many booth staff registrations?2019-01-14T20:59:31+00:00

There are two (2) staff-only registrations included in each exhibitor package. Please refer to the event prospectus if you have a sponsorship level that included additional registrations. The max capacity is three (3) persons per 10′ x 10′ booth at one time.

Can exhibitors attend sessions?2019-01-14T20:59:31+00:00

No. We cannot allow exhibitors to attend sessions without full conference registration. Many of our sessions are standing-room only. Therefore, for us to accurately accommodate our HR attendees, we must ensure that we recognize all full-conference attendees as such.

Exhibitors may use the promo code: SOAHRSPONSOR10 to receive 10% off.

Full conference registration can be found at www.soahr.net/register.

When will I get my badge?2019-01-14T20:59:31+00:00

Exhibitor Check-In will be available on-site at 5:00 AM on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

Did you receive my payment?2019-01-14T20:59:30+00:00

Please refer to the link in your confirmation email to check status of payment. If you have further questions, please email info@shrmatlanta.org.

Who do I contact with an invoice question or concern?2019-01-14T20:59:30+00:00

Please contact info@shrmatlanta.org with invoice questions or concerns.

How do I cancel, expand or reduce my booth space?2019-01-14T20:59:30+00:00

Please send written requests to jchoice@shrmatlanta.org.

What are the conference tracks?2019-01-14T20:59:30+00:00

HR Innovates, Mastering the Business, The Total Employee, HR Essentials and Legal-Ease. You may review the conference agenda here.

Is there a call for papers/speakers?2019-01-14T20:59:30+00:00

The call for papers/speakers is now closed.

How many credit hours can be earned?2019-01-14T20:59:29+00:00

Up to twelve.