Set-Up & Dismantling

  • General
    • Please view the EVENT SCHEDULE for full access times
    • Be security conscious; set-up and dismantle are classic times for easily movable items such as laptops, mobiles, handbags, projectors etc to be stolen
    • Accidents are more likely to happen during the set-up and dismantle phases of an event. For your safety, and the safety of others, the following guidelines must be adhered to during these times:
  • Set-up & Dismantle
    • Please familiarise yourself with the EVENT SCHEDULE so you are aware when contractors and exhibitors are permitted to carry out work in the hall
    • Industry and company health & safety policies are to be observed and adhered to at all times
    • No persons under the age of 16 are permitted in the exhibition halls during these periods
    • No vehicles will be allowed to load/ unload or enter / exit the venue unless authorised by a member of the security team
    • Do not obstruct the aisles and exits with rubbish. Gangway access needs to be maintained in case of an emergency
    • Vehicles must leave the exhibition hall by 4pm on the last day of set-up; any delays will result in a fee
  • Dismantle
    • The events officially close at 15:00 on 19 September 2024
    • Dismantling will commence 30 minutes after show close/ when all visitors have vacated the halls. Please do NOT attempt to remove exhibits or dismantle your stand until this time
    • From 15:30 exhibits can be removed from the halls, structural dismantling of stands can commence and stored empties/ crates will be delivered to stands
    • No large items i.e. pop-up stands or trolleys may be taken through any of the main public entrances. These must exit the building via the roller shutter doors only, which will be opened at 15:30
    • All stand package exhibitors must vacate the hall no later than 20:00 on 19 September 2024
    • Custom-build contractors may dismantle until 20:00 on 19 September 2024 and 08:00 – 16:00 on 20 September 2024
    • For any outbound shipping requirements, please visit the STAND SERVICES PAGE and contact our official shipping & handling contractor, DB Event Logistics
    • ALL (non-rental) stand items MUST be removed by exhibitors at the end of the event; this includes leftover leaflets/ marketing collateral, custom-build stand carpet etc