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Water Taste Test
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ARWA Annual Technical Training Conference

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2018 ARWA 40th Annual Technical Training Conference


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Exhibitor Information

2018 ARWA 40th Annual
Technical Training Conference
Exhibitor Registration

March 18-21, 2018
Mobile Convention Center


Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center
1 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602

Space Availability

Exhibit Hall Standard Exhibit Space includes
  - one 2' x 6' table,
  - cloth,
  - skirt,
  - one 110V/20AMP electrical service and
  - registration fees for 2 representatives.
Only two Exhibit Hall Standard Exhibit Spaces per exhibitor may be reserved.

Heavy equipment space may also be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis as well as other Exhibit Space options.

The ARWA reserves the right to alter the exhibit hall floor plan as necessary.


Exhibit Schedule

Sunday, March 18, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Heavy Equipment Move In Only
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Set-up and Registration
Mobile Convention Center
10:30 a.m. Golf Tournament Registration
11:30 a.m. Putting Competition Begins
1:00 p.m. 21st Annual ARWA Golf Tournament
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Magnolia Grove - More Info
3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Utility Registration Desk Open
Mobile Convention Center
Monday, March 19, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Set-up
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - On Your Own
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
5:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Golf Tournament Prize Awards
6:00 p.m. “A Taste of Southern Hospitality” Buffet
6:30 p.m. PAC Raffle Giveaway
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
7:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
11:30 a.m. Rural Water Country Luncheon
Water Taste Test

Exhibit Hall
1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
3:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Breakdown
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. Additional Heavy Equipment Removal

Note: Times are subject to change. Check your Conference program for verification.


Exhibit materials may be shipped to our general contractor, Veal Convention Services (VCS), in advance for delivery to the show floor. Contact VCS at (205) 328-1010 for pricing and instructions relating to freight handling services. The deadline for your advance freight to be delivered to the VCS warehouse is Friday, March 9, 2018. VCS will also be available to assist with outbound freight after the show closes.

Vehicle Unloading and Parking

An exhibitor may unload vehicles by utilizing the Service Drive. There will be uniformed attendants to direct you for off-loading. The Garage should only be used for small equipment that does not require a flatbed cart to transport. Parking at the Convention Center is $5.00 per vehicle, per day. All exhibitors will be allowed in and out privileges (based on availability) when the parking booth is manned.

  • The Exhibit Hall will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018. All setups must be completed by 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 19th. If an exhibit is not set up by 8:30 a.m. March 19, 2018 the ARWA reserves the right to assign that exhibit space to another company.
  • A representative must be present at their exhibit space(s) at all times while the Exhibit Hall is open. All company representatives must wear their conference name badge at all times.
  • All exhibits must remain intact until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20th.

PAC Raffle Giveaway

ARWA will conduct its annual "PAC Raffle Giveaway" to benefit the ARWA Political Action Committee. Raffle tickets may be purchased by exhibitors to pass out to those attendees visiting your Exhibit Booth as shown on the registration form

Door Prizes

Exhibitors may donate items for door prize drawings. ARWA will conduct these drawings at various times during the Conference. Drawings will also be held in the Exhibit Hall during breaks at the donating Exhibit Booth. Door prizes must be registered at the
Registration Desk upon arrival.

Golf Tournament

Enjoy the RTJ Experience – Magnolia Grove Golf Course – Mobile.
Participate in the ARWA 21st Annual Golf Tournament benefiting the John A. Garrett Scholarship Fund. Exhibitors may register on the Conference Registration Form.


Exhibitors may sponsor Conference activities for additional exposure. (See Sponsorship Opportunities.)

Wireless Internet Service

Service Single Day internet access is available for $14.95 per device. Please log in to Mobile Convention Wi-Fi in the networks connections on your computer. Then you will open your internet browser where you will be prompted to enter your credit card information. For wired internet service, please contact JMF Solutions at 877-404-4717 prior to your arrival, to set up service.

Exhibitors may register by Fax, On-Line or US Mail, however, space is not guaranteed unless full payment is received within two weeks of reservation date. Exhibitor Registration must be received by the ARWA on or before Friday, March 2, 2018.
Refund requests for cancellations must be in writing and will not be honored after this date. All cancellations will be assessed a $100 processing fee per company.


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