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2024 National Gang Violence Conference

Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions   

Do I need to register to be an Exhibitor?

Yes. Registering for the conference helps CGIA staff provide you with a quality event. Registration fee includes a booth with your company’s name, two 8’ X 10’ tables, covers, skirts, two chairs, and a small trash receptacle. You are free to display a company banner in your Exhibitor area.


Where can I register?

Exhibitors can register through the button above


How will Exhibitors be selected?

Vendors who participated in the previous years conference will be given priority registration. CGIA reserves the right to reject Exhibitors that have product lines that are overrepresented or in opposition to our core values. Please direct any questions to Scott Sorenson.


When can we start to set up?

Exhibitors set up any time between 1:00 pm through 6:00 pm on Monday, July 15, 2024. Monday is an early Registration date for attendees, and they will be able to attend select optional classes. This will allow time for Exhibitors to set up before the conference begins.


How long do we have to stay at the conference?

We would encourage Exhibitors make every effort to stay to the end of the conference on Friday, however we understand if Exhibitors need to leave early. Many Exhibitors will begin their tear-down as the conference ends on Thursday afternoon / evening.


I need to have items shipped to the hotel; what name do I use?

For shipping items to the conference, Exhibitors should advise their shipping company to ship ATTN: 2024 CGIA

Conference. The hotel name and address is:

Hotel Fera Anaheim, a DoubleTree by Hilton

100 The City Drive S.

Orange, CA 92868

(714) 634-4500

Please confirm with Scott Sorenson before shipping.


Where will Exhibitors be set up at?

We will have a designated Exhibitor Room. Upon arrival to the conference, you will be directed to the room by security personnel. Exhibitors will have a pre-assigned booth with tables, table cover, name tag, chairs, and trash can. If electricity is needed, please make note on your registration form.


Where do I check in?

When you arrive, notify the CGIA security personnel you are an Exhibitor, and you will be escorted to the Exhibitor Room. You, and any additional personnel, will be provided with an identification name tag, lanyard, and the location of your assigned booth. All exhibitors MUST wears their name tag and lanyard at all times while in all conference areas.


Can I set up equipment outside of my booth area?

You may not set up equipment outside of the booth area. To avoid trip hazards and comply with The Orange County Fire Marshall’s directive to restrict any equipment, including power cords, being placed outside of the Exhibitor booths. You are free to set-up as you like within your booth.


Will Wi-Fi be provided during the conference?

Wi-Fi for Exhibitors will not be provided through the conference. You will need to contact the hotel for Wi-Fi information and/or prices.


Do I need to bring electrical equipment?

Should you require power, there is a single plug connection for per booth. It is recommended you bring surge protectors should you need them. We cannot ensure an extra supply of power cords. If you require a power cord, please advise Scott Sorenson as soon as possible.

How do I secure my equipment during the evening?

Hotel Security will be on hand each night in the Exhibitor Room. The Exhibitor Room will be locked at the end of the conference day and will not reopen until a CGIA board member arrives in the morning. We suggest that vendors do not leave valuables in the exhibitor room overnight.

How do I get a receipt for my registration?

Exhibitors will receive a receipt for their registration fees once payment has been received. Payment options are available upon registration via credit card or check. If special arrangements need to be made by, contact Scott Sorenson. If paying by check, you may mail a printed Exhibitor registration form and fee to:


ATTN: Exhibitor Registration

5904-A Warner Ave. #331

Huntington Beach, CA 92649

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