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​​​​​​​​​​​​If you’re a GSX 2020 exhibitor, use these tools to get ready for the show—from deadline checklists and hotel reservations, to marketing resources and service forms. We’re here to help, so if you can’t find the answer below, please contact us.​
Exhibitor D​​ash​​​board | Exhibitor Registration | Hotel Reservations/Room Blocks | Official Hours | Official Vendors | ​Innovative Product Awards | Marketing ResourcesHave a Question?


Exhibitor D​​ash​​​board​​​

The Exhibitor Dashboard provides everything you need to get ready for the show including the E​xhibitor Service Manual (now available!), online exhibitor listings, registration and housing, and more. Log on today so you don’t miss any important deadlines.

Exhibitor Dashboard Login


Exhibitor Registration

Online exhibitor registration is now open! By registering online, you will be able to add new registrations, view and send confirmations, purchase additional reception tickets, and more. To register your booth personnel, simply log in to your exhibitor dashboard and click on the “Register Staff” tile.

Exhibitor Dashboard Login

As an exhibitor, you receive the following number of badges with your booth space:

  • Six (6) exhibitor badges per 10’x10′ (100 sq. ft.)
  • Welcome Reception and President’s Reception tickets
    • 100-300 sq. ft.: Two (2) tickets
    • 400-600 sq.ft.: Four (4) tickets
    • 800 sq. ft. or larger: Eight (8) tickets

Exhibitors also have access to all GSX exhibit hall education sessions and keynotes.


Hotel Reservations and Room Blocks

When it’s time to make your hotel reservations, please make sure you use MCI, the only official housing provider for GSX 2020.

Special reduced rates have been secured at several participants Chicago, IL. Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and discounted rooms are only available while blocks last, so be sure to book early for the best selection and price.

Exhibitor Housing is now open. Reserve your room for GSX via our official hotel reservation site hosted by MCI.


Official Hours

Exhibit Hall Hours

Monday, 21 September | 3:30 – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, 22 September | 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, 23 September | 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Move-in Hours

Thursday, 17 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, 18 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, 19 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, 20 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, 21 September | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Move-out Hours

Wednesday, 23 September | 3:30 – 8:00 pm
Thursday, 24 September | 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday, 25 September | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For set-up and tear-down, times vary according to booth location. Please consult the Arata Expositions section for applicable move-in/move‐out times.

*Hours subject to change.*


Official Vendors

Below is a list of the Official Vendors for GSX 2020. If you do not see a vendor listed here and they claim to be an “official” vendor, please contact us immediately.

    • General Services Contractor: Arata Expositions
    • Housing & Registration: MCI USA
    • Lead Retrieval: MCI USA
    • AV/Computers: Freeman
    • Internet/Wi-Fi: CCLD Networks/GWCCA
    • Catering: Levy Restaurants
    • Floral: Arata Expositions
    • Photography: Oscar & Associates
    • Electrical: GWCCA
    • Security: Ed Davis, LLC
    • Customer Invites: VIP Guest Invites

NOTE: It has been brought to our attention that companies have been trying to sell attendee lists from GSX 2019. This is a scam—please do not respond. ASIS International values the privacy and integrity of our members, attendees, and exhibitors. We do not sell attendee contact information, nor do we provide it to third-party vendors for distribution. If you ever have concerns about the validity of an offer you receive, please contact us.

It has been brought to our attention that the following companies have been contacting exhibitors. These are not official vendors for GSX 2020. Please continue to report companies that are not listed above as our Official Vendors for GSX.

  • VIP Destination Management Company
  • WholesaleRoomRates
  • BookMyRooms

Enter the GSX 2020 Innovative Product Awards (IPA)

Do you have an award-worthy new product or service? attendees tell us their top reason for attending Global Security Exchange (GSX) is to see new products and services.

GSX Innovative Product Awards

The Innovative Product Awards (IPA), formerly known as Accolades, recognizes the security industry’s newest, most innovative products, services, and technology solutions. These peer-distinguished solutions address critical industry trends and reflect the best of the innovation shaping the security industry. If your company is planning a new product launch or exhibiting innovative new technologies or services at GSX 2020, you’ll want to enter the GSX Innovative Product Awards (IPA)—Security’s Best Award Competition!

Important Dates

Submissions Open: 5 February 2020
Submissions Close: 10 July 2020

Entry Fees

Early Bird Rate: $1900 (5 February 2020 – 15 May 2020)
Regular Rate: $2600 (16 May 2020 – 10 July 2020)
Please note that non-exhibiting companies will be charged a one-time non-exhibiting fee of $5200 in addition to the submission entry fee.

Grand Prize Winner Benefits

  • Product Profile in Mobile App, GSX Website
  • Product Profile in Printed Show Guide
  • Floor Sticker for booth
  • Acknowledged as an IPA award winner in the GSX mobile app, website, and in the printed Show Guide
  • Winner logo for use in promotional material
  • Recognized in a press release distributed by ASIS
  • Interview with ASIS TV
  • Recognition during the onsite Awards Reception
  • Curated Blog Post
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Printed Floor Plan Map Locator
  • Gold Enhanced Listing
  • Full Page Ad in a future issue of Security Technology

Runners Up Benefits

  • Product Profile in Mobile App, GSX Website
  • Product Profile in Printed Show Guide
  • Floor Sticker for booth
  • Acknowledged as an IPA award winner in the GSX mobile app, website, and in the printed Show Guide
  • Winner logo for use in promotional material
  • Recognized in a press release distributed by ASIS
  • Interview with ASIS TV
  • Recognition during the onsite Awards Reception
  • Printed Floor Plan Map Locator
  • Curated Blog Post
  • Social Media Promotion

All Entrants Benefits

  • Product Profile in Mobile App, GSX Website
  • Product Profile in Printed Show Guide

Submit Your Product


​Marketing Re​​sources​​

Check back frequently for additional exhibitor marketing opportunities.

ASIS offers many ways to help boost your marketing efforts and promote your participation in the show. Be sure to take advantage of these other FREE opportunities to promote your booth:

Customer Invite ProgramPowered by VIP Guest Invites

Back by popular demand, In 2020, we are excited to once again offer you a complimentary, fully customized, pre-show marketing and customer invite service.

The program is a free and convenient exhibitor resource designed to give you everything you need to promote your presence at GSX 2020 to all your customers and prospects.  Invite them as your guest to register for their complimentary expo-only pass using your promo code.

Don’t Count Out Pre-Show Marketing

Exhibitors who market to their customers prior to the show have proven to have higher quantity and quality of leads onsite.

85% percentage of companies that use at least one form of pre-show promotion to generate ROI on their exhibition investment

82% of companies reporting that pre-show marketing tactics brought increased traffic to their booths

BONUS: VIP Invites Program is 100% FREE to GSX Exhibitors.

Exhibitor Dashboard Login

Additional Opportunities

    • Update your company listing on the GSX 2020 website
    • Create a personalized website landing page for your customers that includes your company logo, description, and booth number. (more details coming soon)

If you have any questions about these marketing resources, please contact our Partner Solutions Team.


PR Opportunities

  • Launching a new technology at your booth? Let us know so we can promote your company to press and security influencers! Email [email protected] to share exciting news you’ll be promoting at GSX.
  • Drop off press kits in the GSX press room (N427 A) for reporters to reference on-site.

Request a Meeting Room

Exhibitor Meeting Rooms are now available for purchase. Meeting rooms are available at the Georgia World Congress Center and the Omni at CNN Center. Make your request for meeting space and an Account Manager will be in touch shortly to confirm your needs and pricing.

Request a Meeting Room


Diamond Club

The Diamond Club at GSX 2020 is an exclusive forum for exhibitors and buyers to connect for critical business networking and meetings. Program access is reserved for qualified participants only. Learn more about program benefits.


Have a Question?

Your Partner Solutions Team is your dedicated point of contact, here to help maximize your exhibiting experience.

McKenzie Shane
Partner Solutions Assistant
+1 703.518.1422