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2018 Expo Agenda


February 12-14, 2018

Monday, February 12th

6:00 – 8:00 pm                                    Reception and Welcome Dinner

Join us for our Anniversary Event. 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of IDCO, and the 50th anniversary of our host for the evening, Kuriyama.

Tuesday, February 13th

7:00 – 8:00 am                                    Breakfast

7:30 – 8:00 am                                    Breakfast Meeting

John Tattersall, IDCO Chairman, will conduct a short meeting and EXPO overview.

8:10 – 9:30 am                                    Supplier/Member One on One Meetings

Members will meet with suppliers for scheduled 20 minute training and sales planning meetings.

9:30 – 9:50 am                                    Break

9:50 – 10:50 am                                  Supplier/Member One on One Meetings

11:00 – 12:00 pm                                Members Meet the Board of Directors

Members will meet in Texas Ballroom A&B to talk strategy with the IDCO Board of Directors.

Services for Suppliers         

Suppliers will meet in Texas Ballroom C&D for a presentation on the benefits of IDCO Services.

12:00 – 1:00 pm                                  Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 pm                                    Supplier/Member One on One Meetings

3:00 – 3:20 pm                                    Break

3:20 – 5:00 pm                                    Supplier/Member One on One Meetings

6:00 – 8:00 pm                                    Fat Tuesday

Tuesday night is our Hoser Gras celebration, complete with jambalaya, gumbo, beignets and hurricanes at the Fat Tuesday event hosted by Brennan Industries.

Wednesday, February 14th

7:00 – 8:00 am                                     Breakfast

8:10 – 9:10 am                                     Round Table Discussions

Members and Suppliers sit together to discuss current industrial trends and other related topics.

9:20 – 10:40 am                                   Supplier/Member One on One Meetings

10:40 – 11:00 am                                  Break

11:00 – 12:00 pm                                  Supplier/Member One on One Meetings

12:00 – 1:00 pm                           Lunch

12:00 – 3:00 pm                           Table-top Tradeshow

The tradeshow will open with a box lunch at noon. This is the perfect opportunity to meet with a supplier or member that was not a part of your scheduled meetings.

6:00 – 7:00 pm                                      Reception

We will have a cocktail hour reception in the foyer before dinner.

7:00 – 8:30 pm                                      IDCO Awards Dinner

We will end this year’s Expo with the plated Awards Dinner and the much anticipated announcement of the IDCO Member and Supplier of the Year.

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Reserve your Hotel Room


Hotel Room

Visit the Omni's site to reserve your room before January 12th in the IDCO room Block by clicking the link below: 

http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/fort-worth/meetings/idco-coop-meeting-2018

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Freeman Shipping

Suppliers needing to ship items for the trade show, please do by creating a profile on Freeman's website and selecting the IDCO Expo:

https://www.freemanco.com/store/show/landing.jsp?showID=465490

If you have a small amount to ship to the hotel room for one-on-one meetings with members please do so : 

Through the Omni and the following rates will apply- 
Shipping Packages to and from the Hotel 
All boxes delivered to the Hotel will be assessed a handling fee (incoming and outgoing) based on size of the box.

Prices:
•      Boxes: $5.00
•      Display cases/hard cases on wheels: $75.00
•      Pallets: $125.00


All shipments should be received no sooner than 2-5 days prior to the conference.

Packages should be addressed as follows:

The Omni Fort Worth Hotel
1300 Houston St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
To the Attention of:
(Leslie McGuire – Conference Planning Manager)
And
(Name of the guest on site or exhibitor designated to receive the items)
Reference: FSMB Annual meeting
April 23-25, 2015
Box #__ of __ (Ex. Box #1 of 4)

Hotel Information


Omni - Fort Worth

1300 Houston Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/fort-worth


TRAVEL


TRAVEL

GROUND TRANSPORTATION
The Omni Fort Worth Hotel

1300 Houston Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

 

The Omni Hotel does not provide airport transportation. Please use the above address when making your ground transportation arrangements. Various transportation options are listed below.

 

AIRPORTS

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) - Approximately 20 minutes

Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) - Approximately 40 minutes

 

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

 

GO Yellow Checker Shuttle – offers guests the choice of vans or sedans; book online or call (866) 903-1900

Taxi service to/from DFW Airport: Approximately $55 – $60 one way

Taxi service to/from Love Field: Approximately $75 one way

Super Shuttle to/from DFW Airport

Wynne Sedan & Limousine Group

Driving Directions can be found here.

 

PARKING

 

Valet parking: $28 per night/per vehicle – overnight parking (unlimited in/out privileges)

Self-parking: $22 per night/per vehicle– available at the city-operated garage adjacent to the hotel. The garage entrance is on 11th Street between Houston and Throckmorton (one block north of the hotel). Unlimited in/out privileges. Please see front desk for details upon check-in.

Present the self-parking ticket, retrieved from the 11th Street garage to the front desk up check-in, and the front desk agent will attach self-parking to your reservation/bill. Your ticket will be replaced with an in/out parking pass.

Daily and event parking: $22 per vehicle (no in/out privileges).


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