FAQs

Attendee FAQs

What is Artisan Bakery Expo East?
Artisan Bakery Expo East, previously Atlantic Bakery Expo, is the oldest and most successful baking industry trade show on the East Coast.
Who attends Artisan Bakery Expo East?

Calling all artisan bakers including offering fresh, un-packaged products sold through specialty retail bakeries, in-store bakeries, bakery cafés and other foodservice operations. We also welcome the home baker, novice, startups and dreamers!

When is the next Artisan Bakery Expo East?

October 16 – 17, 2022

Where is the next Artisan Bakery Expo East?
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey
What are the Artisan Bakery Expo East show hours?

Sunday, October 16 – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Monday, October 17 – 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

What are the Artisan Bakery Expo East Conference Program hours?

Sunday, October 16,
Workshops and Seminars 9:00 AM to 1:30PM
Keynote 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Monday, October 17,
Workshops and Seminars 9:00 AM to 1:30PM
Keynote 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

How much does it cost to attend Artisan Bakery Expo East?

Click here to view pricing details. 

How do I register?

Attendees can register online by clicking the “Register” button at the top right of the website. If registration is closed. you can click the “inquire” button to be notified when it is live.

If I need to cancel my registration, will I receive a refund?

Refunds are offered until September 9, 2022 less a $25 cancellation fee.

What are on-site registration hours?

Sunday, October 16 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Monday, October 17 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Can I register on-site?
Yes, you can register on site. Registration is closed. Click here to be notified when registration opens.
When will I receive my badge?

Registration confirmations will be emailed and attendee badges picked up at the show site.

Can I bring my child to the show?

No one under the age of 16 will be allowed on the exhibit floor. Proof of age will be required. No strollers, baby carriages or baby packs. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Can I take photographs during the show?

Show Management is respectful of the time and resources utilized by each exhibitor and speaker in the research and development of new and exciting products for the artisan bakery marketplace. In an effort to protect our exhibitors and speakers, unauthorized photography or video recording is not allowed on the Expo Floor or in Conference Session rooms at Artisan Bakery Expo East without first obtaining permission from the exhibitor or speaker. Violators will be ejected from the show.

How do I get an international Visa letter of Invitation?

During the registration process, if a country outside of the United States is selected, you will have the option of requesting an invitation letter to be emailed to you.

How can I make hotel arrangements?

We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Atlantic City affordable. Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis. Book here.

Is shuttle service available between my hotel and the convention center?

Check back soon for information on shuttles.

Is parking available at the convention center?

Yes, there are many onsite parking lots at the ACCC.

Are wheelchair and/or scooter rentals available at the convention center?

Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are available to rent at the FedEx Business Center.

Will food be available at the show?

Yes, there will be an assortment of food available at the Convention Center from both exhibitors and Convention Center cafeterias.

Is there Wi-Fi at the Convention Center?

Yes, Wi-Fi is available in public areas for purchase.

Exhibitor FAQs

Where and when is the next Artisan Bakery Expo show?

The next show is October 16 – October 17, 2022 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey

What are the move-in and move-out days and times?

Check back soon for details on move-in and move-out times.

 

Will late access to the exhibit hall be allowed?

Exhibitors will be permitted access 1 hour prior to show open and 1 hour after show close, except on Day 1 (Sunday) when Exhibitors will be permitted access 3 hours prior to show open.

Where do I ship my booth materials?

Shipping labels are available within the Freeman order forms in your exhibitor manual.

 

Can I use my own dolly/hand truck and move my stuff in to my booth?

Exhibitors may hand carry their merchandise from their personally owned vehicle (P.O.V. i.e. car, van or SUV) in the designated area(s). Hand carry is defined as small items such as cartons or packages that one person is able to carry. Any mechanical assistance is limited to a small dolly. When exhibitors choose to hand carry material, they may not be permitted access to the loading dock/freight door areas or four wheeled dolly or cart. Please refer to all the Union Rules & Regulations for Atlantic City.

Can I set up my own booth?

Nevada is a right-to-work state. Exhibitors may use full-time company personnel to set-up an exhibit, however they cannot operate heavy machinery or lift equipment. If full-time company personnel are utilized, they are required to carry photo ID as well as company identification, such as an insurance identification card or payroll stub.

Where can I find the Artisan Bakery Expo East Exhibitor Service Manual?

Click here to find the Exhibitor Service Manual and other exhibitor resources.

Is security provided?

Yes, 24-hour security will be provided by Show Management throughout the entire exhibition, including set-up and tear-down. However, do not leave personal items unattended, such as purses, cameras, cell phones and other valuables.

Is cooking and sampling of products allowed?

Yes, but you must adhere to the Cooking and Sampling Regulations found in the Exhibitor Service Manual.  The brochure is located within the vendor section of the Exhibitor Service Manual. The required equipment may berented through the Centerplatens.

Will dishwashing facilities be provided?

Yes, dishwashing facilities are available during show hours as well as during set-up and tear-down. Please refer to the show floor plan for dishwashing locations. A handout will also be dropped in your booth before show day 1 open.

Is electricity provided with my booth?

No, electricity is not provided. All electrical must be ordered through Freeman. 

What is provided with my booth?

Draped back walls and side rails, exhibitor identification sign, and 24-hour security.

Can I have a hanging sign over my booth?

Preapproval for the use of hanging signs and graphics must be obtained from show management through the Exhibitor Console. Hanging signs are only permitted in island booths which are 400 square feet or larger.

How many exhibitor badges do I get for my company?

Each company is allotted between 5 and 30 badges based on net square footage of exhibit space. All personnel accessing on the show floor are required to wear an “EXHIBITOR” badge at all times. These badges should only be used for booth staff, NOT CUSTOMERS.

You will also receive an allotment of complimentary attendee passes for your customers, prospects and guests.

How do I get an international Visa letter of Invitation?

Once your company has paid in full for the exhibit space, you may register your staff. During the registration process, if a country outside of the United States is selected, you will have the option of requesting an invitation letter to be emailed to you.

Have provisions been made for the storage and distribution of product?

Have your freight delivered to the Freeman Advanced Warehouse and receive the following:

  • Freight delivered to your booth before setup begins
  • No check-in or waiting at the marshaling yard
  • Free storage 30 days in advance of the show
How do I order furnishings and services that we will need for our exhibit?

Refer to the Artisan Bakery Expo East Exhibitor Service Manual for order forms and online ordering.

Is the show open to the public?

Artisan Bakery Expo East is a B2B trade show and is not open to the general public.

How do I maximize my participation at the show and reach more buyers?

The Artisan Bakery Expo East offers a variety of ways to stand out from the competition and drive buyers to your booth. With a mix of affordable, effective advertising and sponsorship opportunities, you are sure to stand out and get the attention of buyers. Pre-show, on-site and post-show opportunities are available. For more information visit our sponsorship page or contact Jordan Gil at 770-291-5492 / jordan.gil@emeraldx.com

Are hotel discounts being offered and how do I book my hotel?

We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Atlantic City affordable. Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis. Book here.

Is parking available at the convention center?

Yes, there are many onsite parking lots at the ACCC.

Are wheelchair and/or scooter rentals available at the convention center?

Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are available to rent at the FedEx Business Center.

Will food be available at the show?

Yes, there will be an assortment of food available at the Convention Center from both exhibitors and Convention Center cafeterias.

Who are the approved vendors for the Artisan Bakery Expo East ?

We partner with the below vendors to provide services:

  • a2z – Official Show Planner/Floorplan Vendor
  • Freeman – Official Decorator
  • OnPeak– Official Housing Vendor
  • Maritz Global – Official Registration Vendor
  • Reach Marketing – Exclusive List Vendor
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