GSX Current Exhibitor Information
If you’re a GSX 2019 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 Webinar: Multiply Your ROI | Exhibitor Dashboard | Exhibitor Registration | Hotel Reservations/Room Blocks | Official Hours | Official Vendors | Innovative Product Awards | Marketing Resources | Have a Question?
The Exhibitor Dashboard provides everything you need to get ready for the show including the Exhibitor Service Manual (coming soon), online exhibitor listings, registration and housing, and more. Log on today so you don’t miss any important deadlines.
Online exhibitor registration will open in February. 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.
As an exhibitor, you receive the following number of badges with your booth space:
- Six (6) exhibitor badges per 10’x10′ (100 sq. ft.)
- Opening Night Celebration and President’s Reception tickets
Exhibitors also have access to all GSX 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 2019.
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.
Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday, 10 September | 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, 11 September | 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday, 12 September | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday, 5 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, 6 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, 7 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, 8 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, 9 September | 8:00 am – 6:00 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.*
Below is a list of the Official Vendors for GSX 2019. 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: McCormick Place
- Catering: SAVOR … Chicago
- Floral: Arata Expositions
- Photography: Oscar & Associates
- Security: TBD
- Customer Invites: VIP Guest Invites
NOTE: It has been brought to our attention that companies have been trying to sell attendee lists from GSX 2018. 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 2019. Please continue to report companies that are not listed above as our Official Vendors for GSX.
- VIP Destination Management Company
Enter the GSX 2019 Innovative Product Awards (IPA)
Do you have an award-worthy new product or service? If your company is planning a new product launch or exhibiting innovative new technologies or services at GSX 2019, you’ll want to enter the GSX Innovative Product Awards (IPA)—Security’s Best Award Competition! Formerly known as Accolades, the IPA provide an outstanding opportunity for your company to distinguish its innovative solutions while maximizing exposure and valuable recognition.
Exhibitor Webinar: Multiply Your ROI
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | 1:00 PM EDT
This GSX 2019 exhibitor webinar will cover everything from upcoming deadlines and marketing resources to show updates and exhibitor best practices. Hosting this webinar is our way of keeping you informed and ensuring you have all the information you need to maximize your ROI.
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:
Exhibitor Video Contest | Deadline: Friday, 26 July
If you had just 45 seconds to tell attendees why they should visit your booth, what would you say?
Now’s your chance to do just that. Submit a video telling attendees why your booth should be No. 1 on their list at GSX 2019 in Chicago, IL. The winning video will receive pre‐event promotion across our social networks and onsite recognition. Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your company and drive traffic to your booth. See full contest rules and details.
Here are the exhibitor videos from GSX 2018 for inspiration. For any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Customer Invite Program—Powered by VIP Guest Invites
In 2019, we are excited to offer you a NEW 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 2019 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.
EXTRA BONUS: Earn five (5) priority points towards this year’s booth selection, if you utilize your exhibitor invites tools to promote your presence at GSX and get 10 customers to use your VIP code when registering by 19 July.
- Update your company listing on the GSX 2019 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.
Have a Question?
Your Partner Solutions Team is your dedicated point of contact, here to help maximize your exhibiting experience.
Partner Solutions Assistant