Exhibitor Center

Where confirmed exhibitors can access resources & useful tools to prepare for the show.

Exhibitor Portal

The Exhibitor Center and Registration are now live through our Smart Event digital resource, hosted by Swapcard! If you are the Logistics Contact for your booth order, you have been given access to login and begin managing your company profile, as well as register your additional booth members.

To access the Exhibitor Center, click here to login and enter your email. If you do not already have a password created from a different Swapcard event or forgot your password, click on “send me a magic link” and follow the steps. Once you are logged in, select your company name under upcoming events.

To register additional booth members, click here to login. Your login will also be your email and create/update a password. If you have never used this system before (or have forgotten your password), please click on the “Create/Update Password” link and you’ll be directed to enter your email address to receive a password.

If you need to update the logistics contact, please reach out to Client Services or give us a call at (866) 267-7339 (+1 310-857-7365 outside of North America).

Sponsorships & Lead Retrieval

Explore a variety of onsite & digital sponsorship opportunities to boost attendee engagement.

Lead Retrieval can be purchased through your Exhibitor dashboard on Swapcard starting April 19th.

Booth Logistics Information

Each inline booth and peninsula booth comes with eight-foot back drape, three-foot high side dividers, and a sign with your company name.  Your booth space will not come with carpet, and you are responsible for providing an appropriate floor covering.

Other items you may wish to order for your booth can be found below, including furniture, cleaning, electrical, internet, and other utilities and services.
Most services have advanced or early bird discounts.  To save money, be sure to order by the deadlines noted on the order forms. 

Please make a note of our Official Vendors. These are our contracted partners for this show, and the only companies authorized to contact exhibitors about services. Please beware of other companies that may contact you for services, including hotel rooms or attendee lists (which we do not sell or give away).  Take extreme caution prior to providing any sensitive or personal information such as credit card numbers.

If you have any questions about specific orders or products, please reach out directly to the vendors noted below. We’re also here to help – contact our Client Services team at [email protected] or give us a call at 866-267-7339 (+1-310-857-7365 outside of North America).


Freeman - General Contractor

Exhibitor Services Manual (ESM): Freeman Exhibitor Services Manual

Access the Exhibitor Services Manual for Freeman Online ordering of booth accessories and services, vendor order forms, show rules and regulations

Quick Facts

The discount deadline for Freeman is Monday, May 16, 2022.

For questions on ordering from Freeman contact:

(888) 508-5054
[email protected]

Exhibitor Move-In

Please check Targeted Floorplan for detailed information

  • Saturday, June 11, 2022—12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 12, 2022—8 a.m. – 5 p.m.* (Gray Day)
    “Gray Day”: Exhibitors are free to work inside their booth space; however, all services will be closed. No labor or freight deliveries. Service Desk will be open only to take orders for fulfillment the next day, Monday, June 13th.)
  • Monday, June 13, 2022—8 a.m. – 5 p.m.*
    *All booths must be show ready by 5 p.m.

Exhibit Hours

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022
    9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


  • Thursday, June 16, 2022
    2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday, June 17, 2022
    8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

**All exhibits must be cleared from the exhibit hall no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022. Any abandoned booth displays will be stored or shipped back to the exhibitor at the exhibitor’s expense

Discounted Hotels

In partnership with onPeak, we've secured discounted rates at a selection of Charlotte hotels. Through onPeak we're able to offer you convenient and affordable options for your trip to IME South 2022. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by IME South 2022, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price.

Book Attendee Hotel » Book Exhibitor Hotel »

Shop Available Hotels

Rates shown above are the lowest available nightly rates for the night of 06/14/2022.

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Benefits of Booking with onPeak

Hotel Rewards Points

Get credit for your hotel loyalty program.

Deep Discounts

Buy-in-bulk hotel rates, with savings passed on to you.

Group Reservations

Easily manage hotel reservations with onPeak's group tools.


Plans change. onPeak lets you make adjustments without penalty.


We're here for you before, during, and after the event.

Best Rate Pledge

We comparison shop to ensure our rates remain the lowest.

Important Reminder

onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by IME South 2022. If you are contacted by other third-party companies offering hotel assistance, please be aware they are not endorsed by our event. Entering into financial agreements with these companies can have costly consequences and are not protected by event management.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Client Services - Contact Us!

Our California-based client services team is happy to help with any aspect of the show. Email [email protected], call us at 866-267-7339 or 1-310-857-7365 outside of North America.

Maximize Your Company’s Event Exposure

Select from a variety of pre-show and onsite opportunities designed to showcase your products & services.

Electronics display

Sponsorship & Thought Leadership

Explore all our sponsorship offerings including speaking opportunities & customizable packages.

Expo hall floor crowd

Welcome Reception Branding

Boost brand presence & recognition during our Welcome Reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Expo floor photo

Onsite Exposure

Stand out from the competition and drive traffic to your booth to generate more leads.


Official Event Vendors

Avoid scams and only work with the approved vendors for this event, listed below.

Informa Markets logo

Show Management

Freeman — Official show contractor for booth furnishings, material handling, labor, rigging, freight, signage, cleaning, electricity & other utilities

Official show contractor for booth furnishings, material handling, labor, rigging, freight (including International shipping / customs clearance), signage, cleaning, electricity & other utilities

METRO Multimedia — Audio visual

Audio visual

OnPeak — Official housing bureau for hotel reservations

Official housing
bureau for
hotel reservations

Swapcard + Avolio

Exhibitor portal, online event directory & lead retrieval

SmartCity — Internet & telecommunications

Internet &

Charlotte Convention Center logo

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College Street,
Charlotte, NC 28202

TLC National — National Convention Plant Services

National Convention
Plant Services

Sometimes exhibiting companies are contacted by individuals that claim to represent our events, and services are not always delivered. Informa Markets does not share attendee or exhibitor data with external parties. If you are contacted by companies other than those listed, please use extreme caution if you decide to work with them. This is especially true of hotel agencies and attendee list solicitors. For the appropriate vendor contact information for this show, please refer to the information included in the Exhibitor Portal.