Exhibition Suppliers


PLEASE NOTE: this section is only applicable for Exhibition. If you are one of our Partners, please go to the 'Partner Programs' section in this Manual for information.

Should your organization be in search of quality service providers for your internal team, clients or partners, GSMA is pleased to provide a list of Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers based on their continual excellent service.


Additional Shell Scheme Exhibition Stand Plus & Meeting Room Items

Advertising

Audio Visual & Computer Equipment

Business Center

Car Parking

Carpet

Catering

Catering - Locations Map

Cellular Frequencies - Spectrum Policy

Cleaning

Custom Booth Design

Electricity

Floral

Furniture Rental

Graphic Services

Internet

Freight Forwarding, Material Handling & Equipment Rental

Lead Retrieval

Photography

Rigging

Security Services

Temporary Staff Hire

Transportation


You're welcome to use any supplier for non-exclusive services, however using GSMA Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers does offer your organisation several advantages:


  1. Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers have gone through a selection and vetting process so you are assured of working with a reputable company
  2. Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers have direct, ongoing communications with the show organizers and venue
  3. We ensure that Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers offer you great value for the money
  4. Using our pre-screened Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers may result in a faster internal tender process
  5. We conduct regular quality controls on Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers to ensure you receive the best service possible; we cannot guarantee the quality of non-Official or Recommended suppliers
  6. Official Suppliers & Recommended Service Providers are able to provide local assistance on-site at the venue; non-Official or Recommended suppliers must have a pass to gain access to the venue

ADDITIONAL SHELL SCHEME, EXHIBITION STAND PLUS & MEETING ROOM ITEMS


Recommended Service Provider:

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

You can order additional items & features for your Shell Scheme stand and Meeting Room from our recommended service provider, GES.
Click here to be redirected to the GES online ordering website. For best pricing, the deadline for ordering is Monday, August 14, 2017. After this date, prices are subject to change. Additional items can be found in the menu bar on the left side of the page labelled Booth Furnishings Rental.

BACK TO TOP

ADVERTISING


Advertising within the venue

During the Congress, advertising throughout the exhibition and venue extends your exposure and effectiveness of your message to all attendees. Choose from a variety of advertising options including digital signage, hanging banners, billboards and posters.

Click here to see specific details and locations.

On-site advertising is a great way to maximise your brand presence at the event and drive more quality visitors to your stand. Contact your account manager to see which sites are still available or email us at sales@mwcamericas.com

BACK TO TOP

AUDIO VISUAL & COMPUTER EQUIPMENT


GES is the official Audio Visual & Computer Equipment providers listed below.
Please note that electrical sockets are needed for Audio and Visual equipment. Depending on your order you may need to order additional electricity services. Click here to view Audio & Visual options.


BACK TO TOP

BUSINESS CENTER


The Business Center will be open during the opening hours of the event and are located in each hall:

  • Moscone North: Lower Level, under escalators adjacent to Room 130
  • Moscone West; Lobby Level, near the Howard Street Entrance


Business Center opening times:

Date

From

To

Monday, September 11

09:00

17:00

Tuesday, September 12 – Thursday, September 14

09:00

17:00

Friday, September 15

09:00

12:00


For further information about the Business Center, click here.

Tel: +1 (415) 974 4080
E-mail: facilityservices@moscone.com
Web: https://www.moscone.com/mtgplanners/faq/bizcenter.html

BACK TO TOP

CAR PARKING


There are several public parking garages offering more than 7,000 parking spaces around Moscone Center. For more information, please see the Parking page on the Moscone Center web site:

http://www.moscone.com/directions/parking.shtml

BACK TO TOP

CARPET


Venue Official Supplier
GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST


Aisle carpeting will be provided by the organizer throughout the exhibition halls as well as any common areas. Standard carpet or flooring will be only provided to:

  • Shell Scheme, Exhibition Stand Plus, and 4YFN Pods
  • Standard Meeting Rooms

Space Only Stands and Space Only Hospitality Suites DO NOT have carpet provided. Floor covering is compulsory.

You can order carpet for your Space Only stand from our venue exclusive supplier GES. Click here to be redirected to the GES online ordering website. The deadline for discount ordering is Monday, August 14, 2017.
You can also order a different carpet for the stands listed above if you wish. Please note, this will be at your own expense.

For further information on how to customize your Shell Scheme Stand, or your Meeting Room Space please contact GES at:


GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

BACK TO TOP

CATERING


The venue exclusive supplier for all catering needs is Savor…San Francisco. Click here to view the 2017 menu options. Please feel free to contact a member of the team if you would like any further detail of the services available to you.

Janice Vargas
Phone: (415)974 4048
Email:jvargas@moscone.com

Robert Duncan
Phone: (415) 267 6427
Email: RDuncan@moscone.com

Main Office
Phone
: (415) 974 4040
Fax: (415) 974 4074
Email: infosf@moscone.com

Customised Orders

Should you not be able to find exactly what you are looking for throughout the supplier menus, have particular dietary requirements or indeed require a specialised personal offer for your stand or suite, please do not hesitate to contact one of the Sales Managers listed above directly who will be delighted to work on a tailored catering offer for you upon your needs and create something especially for you.

Once you have discussed your catering options with one of Savor’s Sales Mangers and are ready to place your order, please complete this catering order form

IMPORTANT:Popcorn and unshelled peanuts are not allowed in booth/exhibition halls at any time. Savor… San Francisco retains the exclusive rights to provide, control and retain all food and beverage services throughout the facility for the events, THIS INCLUDES BOTTLED WATER. No food, beverage, or alcohol will be permitted will be permitted to be brought into or removed from a San Francisco Convention Facility by the client or any of the client’s guests or invitees without the written approval by Savor…San Francisco

BACK TO TOP


CATERING - LOCATIONS MAP


MWCA17 – Catering outlets are outlined on the floorplan by the designated symbol below:

/mwcaoem/s/CateringMap.jpg?v=1

BACK TO TOP


CELLULAR FREQUENCIES - SPECTRUM POLICY


Any exhibitor planning on using Spectrum for demo purposes are required to submit requests through our Official Supplier, Comsearch.

 

COMSEARCH
Email: nraghavan@comsearch.com
Tel: +1 (703) 726-5648

Please be aware that:

  • The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires exhibitors to obtain an experimental license prior to operations in licensed bands. In addition, coordination with incumbents and consent from the licensee may be required.
  • Separate requests must be filled in for each spectrum required and for each location.
  • Each spectrum allocation is for demo usage only.
  • Coverage must be restricted to your booth.
  • The deadline for Spectrum Requests is Monday 14th August 2017
  • Authorisation to use the requested frequency only granted once you have received Frequency Assignment from GSMA or their Official Supplier.

Please click here to download the Comsearch application form.


Important Notes

It is not necessary to apply for frequency when using a commercial SIM card from an operator or for Wi-Fi devices.

If you need Wi-Fi or use Wi-Fi bands, please refer to the Wi-Fi Policy


CLEANING


Venue Exclusive Supplier:

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

Basic Cleaning - sweep and empty bins - will be provided for all Exhibition Halls, Shell Scheme packages, Exhibition Stand Plus packages, and Standard Meeting Room packages. These packages will be cleaned once set-up is finished on Monday, September 11, and every evening during event days. Please note, Standard Meeting Rooms will only be cleaned overnight if door is left unlocked.

If you need any specific cleaning throughout the event days, you can order through GES online ordering website.

BACK TO TOP


CUSTOM BOOTH DESIGN


Official Supplier

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

For all custom designed and booth builds for Space Only stands, GES is our official supplier. To start the conversation and get started on your booth design and strategy, please contact:

For US based companies: Brian Newman (BNewman@ges.com)

For companies based outside of the US: John Sanders (John.Sanders@ges.com)

BACK TO TOP


ELECTRICITY


Venue Exclusive Supplier:

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

If you need additional power during build-up or event days, you need to order an additional electrical switchboard through GES online ordering website.

Please carefully read the Electrical Safety Rules before ordering additional electrical switchboards. If you are building a Double Deck Stand and require electricity on the upper level please contact GES in order to make sure that the cables reach up to the required location.

The switchboard included in your package will be placed at the engineer’s discretion. If the Booth Layout- Electrical form is not submitted and accepted within the deadline. Please go to Forms & Deadlines to submit the Booth Layout - Electrical form.

Click here to be redirected to the GES online ordering website.

BACK TO TOP


FLORAL


Recommended Service Provider:

Deadline for ordering is Monday 14 August 2017.

National Plant & Floral, Inc.
Tel: +1 (702) 956-8011
Fax: +1 (702) 956-8021
Email: exhibitorservice@nationalplantfloral.com

BACK TO TOP


FURNITURE RENTAL


Recommended Service Provider:

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

You can order furniture for your stand from our Recommended Service Provider GES. GES offers a wide choice of event furniture for hire, ranging from high quality office to exhibition furniture to meet your individual needs. Using their strengths to your advantage, by creating added value to events, trade fairs, exhibitions and congresses.

You will be able to order furniture through GES online ordering website. Discount deadline for ordering is Monday, August 14, 2017. Any furniture ordered after this date is subject to change.

BACK TO TOP


GRAPHIC SERVICES


Recommended Service Provider:

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

From display graphics, shell scheme, hospitality suites to custom stands, GES offers a custom fit solution for your graphic needs. Click here to access the GES Graphics & Signage page and submit your designs.


INTERNET


Venue Exclusive Supplier:

Moscone Center
Facility Services
internet@moscone.com
415-974-4126

Please click here to find details and place orders for Internet Services at MWC Americas.

 

BACK TO TOP


FREIGHT FORWARDING, MATERIAL HANDLING & EQUIPMENT RENTAL


Venue Exclusive Supplier

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

Freight Forwarding Services

Please click here to view Shipping & Freight section for further details or fill in a Freight forwarding form in Forms & Deadlines page.


Material Handling

GES can also provide storage space for your empty freight or other items in a warehouse outside of the Moscone Center. Please refer to the Material Handlings page for pricing and more information


Equipment Rental

The official equipment provider for Mobile World Congress Americas 2017 is GES.Click here to coordinate your equipment needs. Advance booking of any lifting requirements is essential and will be treated with priority.

Please note that GES is also the venue exclusive supplier for equipment rental. If you require any machinery e.g. cranes, scissor lifts, cherry pickers etc. please contact GES. For safety reasons, exhibitors are not permitted to use internal or external/third party hired lifting or access machinery such as forklifts, cranes, scissor lifts, cherry pickers etc. All such machinery must be hired from GES during Mobile World Congress Americas.

BACK TO TOP


LEAD RETRIEVAL


Official Supplier for Lead Retrieval Services 

/mwcaoem/s/ITN_logo.jpg?v=1


ITN 

Using a smartphone or tablet, you capture leads simply by touching attendees’ badges. You can also qualify leads with a survey; take notes; edit leads; and select and send product information instantly. 

To order, click here to download the order form.

For assistance or to learn more about ITN’s solutions, please contact: +1 8016767933 or exhibitors@itnint.com


BACK TO TOP


PHOTOGRAPHY


Official Show Photographer

The Photo Group
Tel: 800 752 6913
Email: nicole@thephotogroup.com

Download Order Form 

Please read the rules and regulations about Photography during The Mobile World Congress Americas 2017.

BACK TO TOP


RIGGING


Venue Exclusive Supplier

GES National Servicenter
Tel: (866) 297 2043
International: +1 (702) 515 5970
Email: mwcamericas@ges.com
Monday – Friday 06.00 – 17.00 PST

Before submitting any rigging request please read through the Rigging section in the 'Stand building regulations' section.

You can order your rigging through GES online ordering website

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All complex rigging structures have to be verified by a certified structural engineer of the exhibitor’s choice. Find out more in the Stand Plan Submissionsection
  • All rigging on stands has to be finished by Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 19:00h as machinery is not allowed to enter the hall and no work at height is permitted after this date and time.


BACK TO TOP


SECURITY SERVICES

Security Services – Recommended Supplier

Maloney Security
Phone: +1 650 593 0163
Email: events@maloneysecurityinc.com

Click here to download order form

Deadline for advanced rates – August 24

www.maloneysecurityinc.com


BACK TO TOP


TEMPORARY STAFF HIRE

As a special accommodation to GSMA, CTIA and the Mobile World Congress Americas event, Eastridge Workforce Solutions is the official show provider for Booth / Exhibitor Support. Click here to place your order. A discounted rate is available until Friday, August 11, 2017.


For assistance or to learn more about EWS solutions, please contact:


Eastridge Workforce Solutions

Tel: +1 (702) 854-1779

Fax: +1 (866) 422-9599



BACK TO TOP


BOOK YOUR TRANSPORTATION

Professional Charter Services is the official transportation provider for MWC Americas 2017. They equip a fleet of shiny, well-maintained vehicles that will get you from point A to point B in style. Professional Charter Services can serve you in a wide variety of different options, depending on your need and the size of your group. They offer an array of vehicles starting from town cars, executive SUV’s to sprinter minibuses.

To book your reservation, please send an email to Sales@professionalcharterservice.com or call 415-550-7550. Don’t forget to use promo code MWCARS17 to receive our special rate!



BACK TO TOP