This applies to display material, not your product set in its natural state. Complete display rules are outlined in rules and regulations section.
     Standard inline booth – 8 feet
     Perimeter booth – 12 feet
     Island booths – 20 feet

IMPORTANT – Please be considerate of others when designing your booth, every exhibitor has the right to be visible!

Inline booths must not exceed 4 feet high, 5 feet in from the aisle (front half of the booth). Please be respectful of your neighbors when placing your product. An island booth with any dimension greater than 30 feet and a perimeter wall greater than 4 feet in height must have an opening of at least 10 feet wide every 20 feet. If you have questions on your booth type or the guidelines contact shawn@cemllc.com.

Island booths are surrounded by four aisles, may be built to a maximum height of 20 feet.  An island booth with any dimension greater than 30 feet and a perimeter wall greater than 4 feet in height must have an opening of at least 10 feet wide every 20 feet.

You must also comply with the following guidelines if you plan on constructing a double deck booth or an enclosed meeting space within your booth space.

  • Booths with an enclosed space that holds more than 30 people must have two exits.
  • Roof-top lounge areas and/or viewing platforms for safety purposes must be equipped with a solid railing around the perimeter at least 42 inches high.  Platforms with total area greater than 300 square feet must have two staircase entries with a solid railing at least 38 inches high.  Occupancy should not exceed nine persons at a time.  The bottom platform of double-decks and/or viewing platforms must not be placed within 5 feet of any main aisle, cross aisle or neighboring exhibit.  Chairs and tables are permissible on platforms but umbrellas, streamers, etc., are not.
  • If your company plans to erect a double deck booth you must follow all guidelines as listed in Multi-Level booth restrictions listed below.

Split island booths are surrounded by three aisles.

Booths 400 square feet or greater that back to another booth of 400 SF or greater size.  The dividing back wall may reach to a maximum height of twenty feet (20’) the entire width of the backwall. The back of the dividing back wall that faces the neighbor must be clean and clear of any logos, names, or graphics.

Perimeter booths are located along perimeter walls of the exhibit hall. The booths will back up to the buildings actual walls, with no other booths behind them.

Exhibiting companies may construct backwalls to a maximum height of 12 feet.  Partitions separating the sides of an exhibitor's booth from the neighboring booth(s) may extend to a maximum height of 12 feet, one-half of the distance from the backwall.  In the remaining half distance to the aisle line, no display material may exceed a height of 4 feet.

An Inline or standard linear booth is all other booths not defined above, with any backwall length, typically 10x10 to 10x40.

No display material may exceed a height of 8 feet along the backwall line.  Side dividing partitions separating an exhibitor from the neighboring booth(s) may extend to a maximum height of 8 feet for one-half of the distance from the backwall line to the aisle line.  In the remaining half distance to the aisle line, no display material may exceed a height of 4 feet

No display material of any kind, including, but not limited to, signs, banners or logos may be suspended from the ceiling.  No balloons or blimps may be suspended or tethered. Island booths may hang truss for lighting purposes, but no signage or display materials may be attached to this truss. If your ground supported equipment needs special tie-offs to the ceiling for additional safety, please contact Shawn Boon, shawn@cemllc.com for approval in advance.