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Sponsor/Exhibitor FAQ

November 6-9, 2017

Whether you are thinking of coming or are already signed up, you might have some questions for us! We are always happy to talk or connect with you via email, but if you want a quick answer…it just might be below!

Conference Literature

Thinking of coming? 
Information to help you say YES!

Who sponsors? [+]

Technology companies currently working with or looking to break into the Native American market. Companies that work with health centers, governments, gaming and hospitality entities, and more.

Who are the Attendees? [+]

TribalNet is a national conference – our reach and market includes tribal government organizations and enterprises from all over the U.S. Our attendees typically include: CIO, VP of IT, IT Director, IT Manager, Network Administration, Security Administrator, System Administrator, Tribal Council, General Manager, CFO, and other technology-minded individuals at tribal organizations, enterprise, and health centers.

Do I have to be a TribalNet Member to participate? [+]

No you do not need to be a TribalNet Member to exhibit but, the membership will give you some great additional exposure!

What badge level do I need? [+]

If you only want to have access to the tradeshow floor you can purchase a "Floor Pass". If you would like access to meals, drinks, and sessions you can purchase the "Conference Pass".

When can I choose my booth? [+]

Booth selection is by level of participation and date of registration. The layout is available in July and booth selection starts in September. Exhibiting Only booths are assigned.

What is the typical Schedule of events? [+]

a. We will release the final schedule sometime in August however, the general schedule is:

Monday: Workshops start around 9am. Meet & Greet Event 4:30-7:30 (separate purchase required)
Tuesday: Breakfast and Keynotes in the morning. Sessions close down and Tradeshow 2:15-6:00pm. Cocktail hour following tradeshow.
Wednesday: Breakfast & Keynotes in the morning. Sessions close down and Tradeshow 2:15-5:00pm.
Thursday: Workshops finish up around 12:30 – go home and sign up for 2018!

Can I give prizes/giveaways? [+]

Yes. You are permitted to do a business card drawing at your booth. Prizes will be announced on Wednesday on the tradeshow floor.

What is the general atmosphere of the tradeshow? [+]

We try to keep an interactive and high energy atmosphere during the tradeshow. To accomplish this we organize a BINGO Run game where we provide your booth with a stamp and attendees collect all stamps they are entered in a drawing.

There is food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available for the attendees. If you wish to have unlimited access to food and drinks you MUST purchase an ALL-ACCESS pass.

Can I get a list of attendee’s pre or post – show? [+]

Yes, the list will include attendees who opt-in to sharing their information and will include Name, Title, Company, Address, and Email Address. Available 2 weeks before event and 1 week after.

Lead Generation available? [+]

Yes, lead generation will be available, more information to come.

Do I have to have a booth to come? [+]

No, you are welcome to be a sponsor and come as an attendee! Or just participate as an attendee if you would like to!

What is included in the booth? [+]

10x10 or 8x10 space, 6ft table with linen, 2 chairs, sign, 1 waste basket, the space is carpeted.

What extra things do I have to buy? [+]

Each year may vary – The Expo Kit will provide the most up to date information.

What IS and IS NOT included in my booth package? [+]

The Expo Kit, coming soon, by Shepard Expo will have all of these details. Check back soon.

When should I plan to arrive and depart? [+]

Many vendors typically arrive Monday with time enough to get to the Meet and Greet event (must purchase a separate pass ahead of time.) The event begins at 4:30 pm and is just steps away from the conference hotel. The tradeshow closes at 5pm on Wednesday so many vendors are packing up and travelling back that evening or Thursday.

What is the nearest airport I should fly into?[+]

Plan to arrive at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX.) The hotel is 20 miles to the northwest.

Does the hotel provide a shuttle? [+]

The hotel does not provide a shuttle. Estimated taxi fare is $65.

Is there a conference discount for my hotel stay? [+]

Yes! The rate should be $179/night until 10/10/17 and is based on availability. Be sure to identify that you are a vendor with TribalNet to get the discounted rate.