Online Exhibitor Manual

The Online Exhibitor Manual outlines all of the logistical details that will help you to have the most productive exhibiting experience.  There can be a lot to do, but the information provided will help you plan your participation in the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show in a timely and cost efficient manner. 

Pay close attention to cut-off dates for discount pricing as completing your orders early can save you up to 30% off of key exhibiting expenses!  So, be sure to plan early and don’t wait until the last minute.

General Show Information:

Set-up Hours:

Thursday, September 7
Friday, September 8
Saturday, September 9

Show Hours:

Sunday, September 10
Monday, September 11
Tuesday, September 12


Move-out Hours:

Tuesday, September 12
Wednesday, September 13


Official Contractor/Decorator - Xpert Exposition Services:

In this section, you will be able to order carpet, furnishings, graphics, labor and more.

 To place orders online, please visit the Xpert Website here. (For login help, call 855-677-3976 or email

Orange County Convention Center Utilities:

Click HERE to order Electricity, Lighting, Plumbing, and Rigging (sign hanging).  This is also where you will find Fire Marshal rules and open flame information.

Additional Official Vendors & Order Forms:

Still have questions?
Contact Wayne Kakos - 203.242.8121 or