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CEC 2024 Convention & Expo

Henry B Gonzales Convention Center
Expo Open: March 13 - 15, 2024
factor 110 is the official tradeshow coordinator for the CEC 2024 Convention & Expo. Our goal is to make your experience exhibiting at the show valuable and stress free. Our online exhibitor memo has been created to make sure you have all the tools necessary for a successful show. Please review the important information below and reach out to us with any questions.

Show Location
Henry B Gonzales Convention Center
Hall 3
900 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Click here for transportation and parking options.

Please note the convention center does not allow helium balloons, confetti, glitter, or outside food or drink. No items should be affixed to convention center walls or other property. 

Important: If advance shipping materials, see the section "Material Handling Options" below. 

Show Information
Drape Color: Burgundy
Table Linen: Silver
Show Code: CEC24

Standard Booth Package

  • 10' deep x 10' wide booth space
  • Pipe and drape*
  • 6' table with spandex linen
  • 2 folding chairs
  • Wastebasket

*Tech Playground area does not have pipe and drape.

Exhibit Hall Carpet
The exhibit hall is not carpeted. To order carpet, please see "Where to Order Additional Items" below. Ordering of carpet is not required.

Official Freight Carrier
factor 110 offers an Advance Warehouse but there is not an official freight carrier for this show. Any inbound or outbound shipments should be arranged with your preferred carrier, however if you will be shipping items in to or out of the Advance Warehouse, Material Handling services should be ordered. See "Advance Shipment of Materials" below for additional information.

Service Desk
A factor 110 tradeshow representative will be available on-site during installation, exhibit hall hours and dismantle. If you need assistance, please contact your tradeshow manager. The service desk will be located at the front of the hall, near the main entrance (near booth 1015).

Tradeshow Manager: Brad Holt | 580.272.0027

Please read this entire memo for important details before ordering any additional items.

Additional Items and Furnishings
To order carpet, additional tables, chairs or other furnishings for your booth, visit, or use the menu on the left side of this page. When prompted for the Show Code at checkout, please enter CEC24.

Exhibitors are encouraged to order by the deadline. Orders after the deadline and on-site will be accommodated whenever possible, but will be assessed an additional $75.00 surcharge per order. 

Material Handling
To order Material Handling, please see "Material Handling Options" below.

Booth Electrical Services
Electrical services may be ordered directly through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. Please direct any questions to Edlen. A discounted rate is available through Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Visit, create an account or sign in, then search for "CEC."

Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services

Internet Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available in common areas of the convention center, but not in the exhibit hall. For inquiries about adding Internet services, please contact Smart City.

Smart City
Guillermo Huerta

Lead Retrieval
Lead Retrieval will be available complimentary within the convention app.


Important Dates

Friday, February 9, 2024
20% Discount Deadline*
Monday, February 26, 2024
Advance shipments may start arriving at Advance Warehouse
Receiving Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Deadline for shipments to arrive (3:00 pm)
Deadline to place orders for additional items (3:00 pm)
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Advance shipments will be delivered to booths prior to exhibitor installation
Collection of empties to be completed by 1:00 pm
(No empties will be collected after this time.)
Friday, March 15, 2024
Return of empties begins at 4:30 pm
LTL carriers may pick up at venue from 5:00 - 8:00 pm ONLY
Materials cannot be left past 8:00 pm

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
LTL carriers may pick up at Advance Warehouse
Pickup Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
UPS/FedEx packages will be tendered to UPS/FedEx

*Save 20% by ordering your additional items or drayage by the date indicated. Use discount code CEC24 when checking out. Discounts do not apply to labor or power.

Installation, Dismantle and Expo Hall Hours
All time are local event time (Central Standard Time)

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Installation | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Expo Hall Open | 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Welcome Reception in Expo Hall | 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Expo Hall Open | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, March 15, 2024
Expo Hall Open | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dismantle | 4:30 - 7:00 pm


Option 1: Shipment of Materials - Advance Warehouse
For your convenience, factor 110 accepts any exhibitor materials you wish to ship ahead of time. All items accompanied with a paid Material Handling order will be delivered to your booth ahead of exhibitor installation. Items shipped without paid Material Handling Orders will be held until an order is made and paid for. If you have questions about Material Handling, here is some help.

Click here for full instructions, the address to ship to, and shipping labels.

Option 2: Shipment of Materials - Show Site (No Pallets/Crates)
The onsite UPS Store will accept small boxes, packages, displays, and bulk mailings for persons who are exhibiting at the Convention Center. Any fees charged by the UPS store would be the responsibility of the exhibitor. factor 110 and CEC accepts no responsibility for packages shipped to the UPS Store and will not pickup or deliver any items. If you have questions about shipping to the UPS Store, please reach out to them directly.

Attn: CEC Convention & Expo / Exhibitor-Attendee Name / Hall 3
c/o The UPS Store, Suite 101
900 E. Market
San Antonio, Texas 78205-2621

Option 3: Shipment of Materials - Show Site (Freight Only)
The Henry B Gonzales Convention Center will not accept advance shipments -- they will be refused. We highly encourage all freight (pallets and crates) to be directed to the Advanced Warehouse. However, if you will miss the deadline and must ship to the convention center, factor 110 can accept your delivery of freight on Tuesday, March 12 only. Material handling fees will apply. If you need to use this option, please email for full details. Do not ship small packages to the center - they will be refused. Either ship to factor 110 or the UPS Store.

Self Carry-In
Exhibitors may carry in smaller items such as totes, rolling cases, and carts through public doors. Pallets or anything requiring a pallet jack may not be brought in through public doors. Such items should be shipped to the advance warehouse, or you may purchase material handling services on-site to have these items brought in through the dock. A limited number of dollies and carts will be available at the service desk for exhibitor check out if needed.

Dock Access
If you need to load in via the dock, please below. Show services does not provide assistance for load in unless material handling services has been ordered, however a limited number of dollies and carts will be available at the service desk for exhibitor check out if needed.

Use the West Loading Dock then go to Exhibit Hall 3.

Directions to the loading dock is available is available here:

You will need to check in at the guard shack before entering the dock area. A valid ID will be required.

Use Docks: 3-5 or 7-10 (Preferred) or 19-26 (Alternate). You may use any open dock listed.

Return of Empty Containers
The return of stored empty containers will begin at approximately 4:30 pm Friday, once the floor is clear of attendees. Please note this process will take some time and while we will work to return empties as quickly as possible, not everyone will received their containers right away. If you have any empties that you will need right away, we recommend storing them inside your booth.


Material Handling
For your convenience, factor 110 can handle transporting your outgoing materials from your booth to UPS, FedEx, or a LTL carrier. All outgoing materials with Material Handling orders can be left in the booth. For UPS and FedEx Ground / Express packages, please have a return label on your package. We will schedule a pickup from our warehouse. For LTL carrier pickups (pallets/crates), please arrange a pickup with your preferred carrier at either the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center or Advanced Warehouse (on the dates specified under "Important Dates" and email the BOL to Please note factor 110 does not provide freight services or make arrangements with any carrier.

No Material Handling
Outgoing materials without Material Handling orders are the responsibility of the exhibitor to return. There is a UPS Store onsite. 

We highly suggest ordering Material Handling services for for LTL carrier pickups (pallets/crates). If Material Handling services are not ordered, you carrier will be responsible for picking up your pallet/crate at your booth. factor 110 will not transport it to the dock.

These are general terms that are in addition to any terms and conditions you agreed to when purchasing your booth space.

Rental Term
All items rented from factor 110 from this site are for a rental term of the show duration. All items, including the standard booth items, should be left in the booth at the end of the show. Any items found to be missing will be subject to a replacement fee.

Care of Rental Items
Attaching signage or any other items to the pipe, drape, tables or other furniture in a way that will cause permanent damage is prohibited. Exhibitors who damage any such property will be accessed a replacement fee. A cleaning fee will be accessed if adhesive is attached to pipes and not properly removed.

Excessive Trash / Booth Abandonment
Any excessive trash left behind after the show will be subject to a disposal fee. Any items left behind at the end of exhibitor dismantle not clearly labeled for outbound Material Handling will be considered abandoned and disposed of.

If you have any questions or need assistance placing an order, please contact Brad Holt, tradeshow services manager, at 405.604.0041 x102 or