All exhibiting companies will receive an email notification from Showcare Event Solutions that contains a personalized link where you can register your booth personnel. Please note that the person who purchased the booth (or whomever’ s profile the booth is registered under) will receive the personalized link.

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Exhibitors can visit to register your booth personnel.  

1. Each 10'x10' booth includes 2 complimentary full exhibitor registrations.
2. Be sure to purchase additional badges through your exhibitor portal. This will ensure the additional badges also have early/late access to the exhibit hall.
3. Exhibit badges are not included with a co-exhibitor listing.

Showcare Event Solutions
Phone: 514-380-9375 or 866-654-0917

Registration and badge pickup 
Registration is on the Mezzanine Level inside the Tampa Convention Center. When first arriving at the convention center, ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST enter at the Key Hole/Channelside Entrance and go up the escalators to registration to get their badges. 
Registrants must present a photo ID to obtain a badge. Event badges must be worn always. ALL BAGS ARE SUBJECT TO INSPECTION.

Registration hours

Saturday, May 19

12:00pm - 5:00pm Exhibitor Registration Only

Sunday, May 20

8:00am - 5:00pm

Monday, May 21

8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday, May 22

7:00am - 6:30pm

Wednesday, May 23

7:00am - 3:30pm

Thursday, May 24

8:00am - 1:15pm

EAC and I&D House Access
Please be aware of new security protocols for SOFIC 2018. EAC/I&D houses will be able to check in at a security desk on the loading dock at their scheduled/targeted booth move in times. Security will be provided a list of approved EAC’s based on the companies that have sent certificates of insurance to Arata Expositions, Inc. If an EAC form and certificate of insurance has not been provided to Arata Expositions or NDIA, the EAC and I&D house personnel will not be allowed access into the exhibit hall.   Please see page 71 of the exhibitor service manual for EAC instructions and deadline dates.  If the company is on the approved list, EAC supervisors and all labor personnel will receive security wristbands that must be worn at all times during move in and move out. 
Wristbands will be different colors on each day and must be picked up daily at the security desk located on the loading dock. EAC/I&D supervisors are responsible for verifying that all personnel authorized to work for the company are wearing the security wristbands.

Should an EAC need to be on the show floor past 10:00 PM, Monday, May 21st, they will be required to register at the main registration desk and obtain a conference badge to access the show floor. Wristbands will not gain you access to the show floor during show days until move out begins.


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