Exhibit Information & Registration 

2022 Annual Conference Exhibit Information & Registration

The Ohio Government Finance Officers Association was the first organization formed in Ohio with the capacity to act as a conduit for the flow of information among all local governments. By promoting the exchange of information among finance officers of all local governments, Ohio GFOA works to meet the challenges of the ever-evolving profession of government finance and fosters increased cooperation among governments and private financial institutions.

As an exhibitor you will be face-to-face with more than 500 public finance officers in Ohio including accountants, budget officers, elected officials, city managers, retirement system administrators, treasurers,
and other public management personnel. Ohio GFOA attendees are looking for the newest products in:

  • Banking                                                          
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Data Collection Systems
  • Engineering
  • Facility Management
  • Financial Management
  • Government Financing
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • And much more

OHIO GFOA EXHIBITOR SPECIFICATIONS

Booths will be assigned according to the date the application is received and sponsorship level.

Each booth will include the following:

  • Full day of exhibition time
  • One (1) complimentary vendor luncheon ticket
  • Single 6-foot table in a 8’ space
    and two chairs
  • Listing in the conference mobile app
  • Complimentary list of names of
    conference attendees
  • Opportunity to interact with
    Ohio GFOA members

**To request electricity, Internet, audio-visual needs, etc., please complete the Exhibitor Services Form and send directly to the Hotel.  Additional services can be arranged by contacting the hotel directly.**

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
In addition to exhibiting, vendors will be able to register for the conference at a special rate of $230/members and $330/non-members.  The conference registration covers your admission to ALL conference sessions, ALL meal functions and ALL social events (excluding Welcome Reception). The registration will provide you with ample opportunity to mingle and meet conference attendees.  When the conference registration becomes available, you will be required to complete a registration form detailing each event you wish to attend.

SHIPPING & HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
Be sure to review the 2022 Encore Price Guide for detailed instructions.
NOTE:  Due to the limited amount of storage space on the hotel loading dock, the hotel WILL NOT accept deliveries any earlier than 3 days prior to the first day of the conference, Saturday, October 1, 2022.   

Reserve Your Room Today!
The deadline to receive the Ohio GFOA discount rate of $194 plus applicable tax is September 12th, 2022. Requests received after September 12th will be accepted based on room and rate availability. Click here to make your room reservation.

EXHIBIT LOCATION, DATES & TIMES

Location:                    Grand Ballroom and Regent Ballroom Foyers
                                    Hilton Columbus at Easton

Early Set-Up:             Wednesday, October 5, 2022                         4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                (Hotel staff will be on-site to help)

Exhibit Hours:           Thursday, October 6, 2022                             8:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
                                   (Must be completely set up by 7:30 a.m.)               (We request that you not tear down early)

Tear Down:                Thursday, October 6, 2022                             4:20 p.m.

*Door Prizes:  There will not be a gathering for vendor door prizes. Ohio GFOA will recognize each company at the Vendor Luncheon on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Kindly plan to send at least one representative to the luncheon for recognition.  Also, as part of this contract for space, you agree that no ‘booth gifts’, ‘take-aways’ or other ‘trinkets,’ which may be given for Annual Conference participants by representatives of your company, will have a value of greater than $25.

Event Technology
For event technology pricing and ordering please see the links below.

Online Ordering
Event Technology Pricing

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations for exhibit space and/or conference registration before Friday, September 23, 2022 will be charged a $50.00 service charge. No Refunds will be issued, for cancellations, after September 23, 2022 or no-shows.

CONFIRMATION
Each applicant for exhibit space will receive confirmation of receipt of the application. All other arrangements, (i.e., rented equipment, electric, shipping, etc.) should be directed to the Hotel directly.

 For more information or any questions concerning exhibitor space or registration, please contact Kayla O’Shelski, Exhibit Coordinator at (614) 221-1900 ext. 211.  

Become an Exhibitor Today!