Accessing DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Presentations provided by DistribuTECH speakers are available to all full delegates and exhibitor delegates, however a username and password are required to access them. 
This year's username and password were handed out at the conference.  If you did not receive them please contact Debbi Wells at debbi.wells@clarionevents.com. 
 
Utility University course handouts are only available to those who paid to attend a course. 
Credentials were provided by the instructors, however, if you paid to attend a course and did not receive the username and password please contact Debbi Wells at debbi.wells@clarionevents.com. 

Downloading DISTRIBUTECH Presentations
Select View All Sessions from the Education dropdown menu. 
Find the session you're interested in. If a presentation has been uploaded you'll see a Power Point or PDF icon. 
Click on it.
You'll get a pop up box to enter the username and password.
  

 

Exhibitors receive (2) complimentary full conference registrations per booth and (2) complimentary booth staff registrations per 100 sq. feet. Additional booth staff registrations are available for purchase. 

For more details on registration visit the registration home page. 

Visit our Contact Us page! The exhibitor manual is an easily accessable tool that is designed to answer most, if not all, of your exhibiting questions. 

Still can't find what your looking for? Please contact your Exhibitor Services Managers, Nichole Pittman or Breanna Pitts at DISTRIBUTECH.ES@clarionevents.com for additional assistance. 

  • First step: Go to the Exhibitor Resource Center and click Exhibitor Listing to access your company’s profile – This log in information was sent to your booths main contact via the confirmation email. If you need your login information contact Nichole Pittman or Breanna Pitts at DISTRIBUTECH.ES@clarionevents.com.
  • Next: Click ‘Edit Booth Info. This is where you will be able to add or update your company’s details, profile, logo, keywords, social links and select the appropriate categories for your company
    • Keep in mind that the length of your profile is limited to a character count based on your exhibitor listing level. Want more characters? Consider upgrading your listing! View our listing options HERE.
    • It’s important to utilize your keywords! These along with your product categories are how our attendees find YOUR COMPANY on the floor!
  • Click SAVE and you’re all done! IF there are any errors the system will let you know what needs to be fixed
  • The final stage in building out a COMPLETE listing is to upload your products or services. To do so, click ‘Manage Products’
    • Here you can upload an image for each product or service and include a description
    • This is another great way to get found on the exhibit floor

With your exhibit space, you purchase a Basic Listing Package, which offers 250 characters in your company profile, three product categories, 200 brands, and social media icons in the listing with link. How do you get more? GREAT QUESTION! You can upgrade your listing to Select or Preferred at ANY time. CLICK HERE for more information about upgrading.

Your company has already made a sizable investment into the show, so we want to be sure you see the ROI you’re looking for. If you need help with your listing or have questions about upgrading your listing contact Nichole Pittman or Breanna Pitts at DISTRIBUTECH.ES@clarionevents.com. 

Exhibitors will receive two summit registrations per booth and two complimentary exhibitor booth personnel passes per 100 sq. ft. of exhibit space. 

Pipe and draping is only included with non-island booth space. Items such as carpet/floor covering, furniture and electrical services can be ordered through Brede Allied or the Convention Center. Carpet will be FORCED if you do not have flooring in your booth. To start ordering, visit the exhibitor manual HERE. 

Carpet is mandatory for all exhibitors at DISTRIBUTECH International 2020. You can order carpet or custom carpet through Brede/Allied. If you are providing your own carpeting or flooring, fill out the carpet order form, indicate that you will bring your own carpet, and return this form to Brede Allied before arriving on-site.

Carpet will be forced at the exhibitor's expense if not installed.

Carpet Order forms can be found in the exhibitor manual HERE.

AV and computer needs can be ordered through Freeman AV. Order form can be found in the exhibitor manual HERE. 

WILLIAM FLORES
william.flores@freeman.com
P: 210.554.2055 

Booth furnishings order forms can be found in the exhibitor manual HERE. 

A Brede/Allied representative will be in the exhibit hall to provide concierge services during service desk hours. We want to make your experience easy
and successful.

Contact your concierge to:

  • Order Brede/Allied Services from your booth space
  • Alert the Brede/Allied Service Desk you are ready for your scheduled labor
  • Provide assistance and answers to any show related question

Concierge Show Site Phone: 321-228-8958

 

All order forms can be found in the exhibitor manual HERE. 

Brede Allied Convention Service, Inc.
2502 Lake Orange Drive 

Orlando, FL  32837
P: +1 (407) 851-0261 | F: +1 (407) 859-3904
info@bredeallied.com


For the more information regarding Shipments, Frieght, and Material Handling visit the Move-In & Move-Out page in the Exhibitor Manual HERE. 

A Brede/Allied representative will be in the exhibit hall to provide concierge services during service desk hours.

Only exhibitors with an Island Booth need to submit a booth plan for approval to the Exhibit Services Manager. Please see the exhibit space guidelines for more information.

Nichole Pittman | Exhibit Services Manager
E: Distributech.ES@clarionevents.com
P: 918-832-9227

The standard booth height limit at the Exhibition is eight (8) feet, but this limitation is also determined by Exhibitor's booth size and location on the floor. Review the exhibit space guidelines for full details. 

*All height restrictions are subject to physical limitations of the Exhibition hall. Prior to construction, Exhibitor has the responsibility to check on height capabilities for Exhibitor's assigned location.

Exhibitor certificate of liability insurance is required for all exhibitors. A requirement of exhibiting at the DISTRIBUTECH International is for ALL exhibitors to carry liability insurance throughout the Exhibition. The deadline for submitting the Certificate indicating adequate insurance coverage is December 20th, 2019. Exhibitor's insurance carrier must issue such Certificate of Liability Insurance. Clarion UX does not require a certain form. * Even if Exhibitor hires a Non-Official Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC), Exhibitor still must supply its own Certificate of Liability Insurance. *(See EAC page) If you are using an EAC please remember to submit your form to Brede Allied.

For more information about insurance requirements click here. 

Connections Housing is the official housing partner of DISTRIBUTECH International. For information on how to reserve your room, click here. 

Exhibitor Move-In

Island Exhibit Set-Up (By Appointment Only)
Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

General Exhibit Set-Up (All Booths)
Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

General Exhibitor Set-Up (All Booths)
Monday, January 27, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-Out

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For a complete schedule of events as of May 14th, 2019 please check here.

Need more space to meet on the floor? Order an exhibitor meeting suite! For more information click here or contact Jared Auld or Sandy Norris.

ComuLEAD Lead Management provides all lead retrieval services for DISTRIBUTECH International 2020. The lead retrieval order form can be found in the ehxibitor manual HERE. 
There is Complimentary WiFi that can be accessed in all public spaces. Additional wireless services are available in the meeting rooms and exhibit halls for a fee. 
To purchase WiFi or find out more about services for your booth or meeting room, click here. 
You can find that under your session log in or the online conference display after Oct. 1, 2019. 
Summit sessions for DistribuTECH 2020 are located on Level 2 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.  Knowledge Hubs will be located in 5 presentation theatres on the exhibit floor. Room assignments are available by logging in as a speaker or by going to the online conference display after Oct. 1, 2019.  
Summit sessions are 1.5 hours long.  Knowledge Hubs sessions are 30 minutes or 1 hour. For sessions that have 3 presentation titles scheduled please plan for 20-25 minutes including Q&A.  If you are in a panel session the amount of introductory time you have will be determined by your panel moderator. Please consult with them.  
You can find that information under your session log in or the online conference display after Oct. 1, 2019. 
Speakers should be in the room or theatre where they are scheduled to speak at least 30 minutes before their presentation to download it onto the computer BEFORE the session starts.  There will be an AV tech on hand to assist and a committee chair to introduce you. 

Speakers should bring their presentation on a USB. The presentation should be downloaded to the desktop and accessed from there. Show management will not be able to provide access to any previously loaded presentations.  If your utility does not allow for use of a USB please go to the Speaker Ready Room where USBs and computer access will be provided. 

This is entirely up to your session chair. Please confirm when they make contact with you in the 30 days before the conference.
Screen, projector, podium microphone, laser pointer and a laptop computer.   Plan to prepare your presentation in 16:9 format. 
On a USB for the presentation.  Beforehand you'll be asked to upload a draft of the presentation to our password protected website for your session chair to review. 

With electronic access to your presentation via our password protected site you can upload your handouts before or after your presentation for attendees to download. 

All primary speakers, panelists, panel moderators and session chairs will receive a link from the conference manager to log in and register.  Speakers receiving complimentary badges, chairs/committee can pick up their badges onsite beginning Monday, January 27th.  
Your registration will cover entrance to the DistribuTECH exhibit floor, conference sessions, lunch on Tuesday & Wednesday, coffee breaks Tuesday through Thursday, access to the conference online presentations and the networking receptions. 

It does not cover any Utility University courses on Monday or the Breakfast Roundtables on Wednesday and Thursday.
You can add this to your registration and pay for it through the link sent by the conference manager. 

Internet will be available in the conference session rooms and the public areas of the convention center, however, we have found the internet in most convention centers to be unreliable for use in making presentations.  We recommend planning accordingly. 

Yes.  You'll find stations to review your presentation and make changes if necessary.  Staff will be available to assist you with uploading your final presentation to the website for access by the conference attendees. 

Generally, speakers present in the order in which they are listed in the mobile app, website and show guide.  If there appears to be a discrepancy in the order, we will defer to the order on the website and mobile app unless your moderator instructs you otherwise.

Yes.  The template is available on the Speakers Homepage by selecting Speaker Toolkit.  

We request you use this template for your opening and closing slides.  Remember, vendor company logos are acceptable only on the opening and closing slides.  Utility logos are permissible on all slides.
Your information will be given to the chair of your session about 30 days out from the conference.  They will review your uploaded presentation and will be asked to make contact with you by Friday, January 13, 2020. 
You can upload it the same way you uploaded your draft.  Or, go to the Speaker Ready Room beginning Monday, January 27 where a staff member will assist you with uploading the final presentation if you have any problems. When uploading your final presentation, please put "FINAL" in the title. 

Download the Official DistribuTECH 2020 Mobile App for an Enhanced Event Experience!

Tap on the Schedule app icon in the app menu dashboard to view the complete list of sessions.

You can view the schedule by swiping left and right and scrolling up and down for sessions sorted by day and time.

Search for sessions by keyword using the search bar at the top of screen.

Save a Session

There are two ways you can save a session: 

  • When you see a session title that interests you, tap on the star next to that listing.

          OR

  • From the session page, select "Add Session" to save it to your planner.

Search for Exhibitors by Company Name

Exhibitors are shown in two lists: “All Exhibitors” and “By Product Category”.  Click on a product category to view a list of the exhibitors in that group. 

The “All Exhibitors” tab lists all the current exhibitors in alphabetical order. The “By Product Category” tab lists the product categories and the number of exhibitors who have selected each of these. 

Search Exhibitors by Keyword

You can search for exhibitors by typing a keyword in the search box at the top of the Exhibitor list screen.  The results will include all exhibitors that have this keyword in their company name, profile, brands or product categories.

Each exhibitor listing has their booth number(s) displayed below their name. An exhibitor listing may have a video icon which indicates that they have uploaded multimedia content. 

Save an Exhibitor to Favorites

From the Exhibitor list or any exhibitor's eBooth profile, you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your personalized planner by clicking on the star icon.

Exhibitor eBooth Profile

You can visit the eBooth for any company by clicking on their name in the Exhibitor list.  You will see the company’s contact information, description, product categories and videos they have uploaded.  To play the video on your device, just click on the video. From this screen you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your Personalized Planner by clicking on the star icon. You can also view the location of their booth on the floor plan by clicking on the “Map it” button.  The exhibitor’s booth will be highlighted on the floor plan.

You can view the interactive floor plan by clicking on the Maps icon in the app dashboard. 

The Main Map will highlight booths belonging to the exhibitors that you have added to your Personalized Planner. You can also view an exhibitor’s profile from the map view by clicking on their booth.

How to find your location on the interactive floor plan:

1. Click on the Locate Me button at the bottom of the interactive floor plan.

2. Enter a nearby exhibitor's name and then click Search.

3. Click on the listed exhibitor's name, a marker will appear on the map to indicate where you are currently located on the show floor. 

From the app menu dashboard, select Planner app icon. From here you can manage the lists of exhibitors, sessions and personal meetings that you have added to your Personalized Planner.

Saved Exhibitors

Click on "My Exhibitors" to see your list of saved exhibitors.

Saved Sessions & Meetings

Click on "My Itinerary" to see your schedule by day. This section will include all of your saved sessions and the personal meetings you created in the mobile app. 

Add Session to Mobile Device's Calendar

From the session screen, select "Add to Device Calendar" to save the session in your device's calendar.

Add a Personal Meeting

From the Planner section, tap on the calendar icon at the bottom of the screen. Select your desired day and time

and add any notes.

Remove a Saved Exhibitor or Session

Tap on the star next to the Exhibitor's Name or Session title to remove the listing from your planner.

From the app menu dashboard, select the My Notes app icon. You will see a list of your session and meeting notes.

To add a note, tap on the "pencil" icon on the bottom of the screen.

To edit one of your notes, tap on the "folder" icon on the bottom of the screen to see more details.

To email the notes to yourself or a contact, tap on the arrow in the bottom left corner.

My Profile
After you have logged in to the attendee networking feature, visit the "My Profile" link in the upper right corner of the screen. Complete your profile with as much detail as you would like. The more details you offer the easier it will be for other attendees to find you. 
Login

From the main menu click on "Attendee Networking". 

You will be prompted to login.

Once you are logged in you can:

  • Locate attendees who are planning to attend the event.
  • Create a favorite list of attendees whom you want to meet.
  • Connect with attendees via social or professional networking tools.
Create Favorites

Once logged in to the attendee networking feature, click the star icon beside any attendee's name to add them to your favorite list. Click the "star" tab at the top to see your list. 

Message Attendees Screen

Message an attendee from the attendee list

Scroll to the right to find the envelope button, tap the envelope button to send the attendee a message. 

Send a message from an attendee's profile

From the attendee list, click on an attendee's name to view their profile. You will see options to connect with them via email, social networks, and professional networks depending on what the attendee has chosen to display. To send an attendee a message, tap on the envelope icon.

If you have any other questions about this event's mobile app, contact support at Personify A2Z Events.

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH conference program please contact:  
Debbi Wells, CMP
Conference  Manager

Debbi.Wells@clarionevents.com
Direct: 918-832-9265

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH exhibit services please contact your Exhibit Services Manager at:  
DISTRIBUTECH.ES@clarionevents.com
Direct: 253-212-2735

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