Annual Retail Expo 2018

     Bolger Conference Center / Dolce Hotel
Franklin  Ballroom
     Potomac, MD

     Hargrove's Advance Order Deadline: Monday, September 17, 2018

Important Dates & Information

Each 8' x 10' booth includes the following standard equipment:

8’ High Draped Backwall – Color:                      Black

3’ High Draped Siderails – Color:                      Black

1 – 6' Draped Table – Color:                               Black

2 – Side Chairs

1 – Wastebasket

1 – 7” x 44” Identification Sign with Company Name & Booth Number

The Exhibit area is carpeted with a multi-colored print.


●    Electrical service is being provided by the facility at no cost to exhibitors.  For details, call 301-983-7212.

●    WiFi at the Bolger Conference Center is complimentary.  Go to your settings and select the Bolger Center Wifi.

Advance shipping begins Tuesday, August 28 at 8:00 AM and ends Tuesday, September 25 at 4:00 PM.

Advance shipping address:

(Your Company Name & Booth Number)
Annual Retail Expo 2018
c/o Hargrove
1 Hargrove Drive
Dock 2
Lanham, MD  20706


Note: Monday, September 3 is a holiday and the advance warehouse will be closed.

Print Advance Shipping Labels

Request a Hargrove Shipping Quote

There is NO DIRECT SHIPPING to this event. 

All shipments must be consigned to Hargrove and shipped to the advance warehouse.  If your materials cannot arrive at the advance warehouse on or before Tuesday, September 25, contact Hargrove Exhibitor Services at 301.306.4627 or  Shipments sent directly to the facility may be refused and will be subject to material handling fees plus a 50% surcharge. 

Hargrove Shipping services are available and are strongly recommended for outbound shipments.

Request a Hargrove Shipping Quote

Tuesday, October 2                   8:00 AM to 6:00 PM


NOTE: After 4:30 PM, overtime rates are in effect.  Exhibitors will be responsible for the straight time hourly Labor rate.  Show Management will incur all overtime surcharges for Move-In Labor ONLY.

Wednesday, October 3                          8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday, October 4                             8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday, October 4                  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Friday, October 5                      8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon


NOTE: After 4:30 PM, overtime rates are in effect.  As in previous years, Exhibitors will be responsible for both the hourly Labor rate as well as any overtime surcharges.


Outside carriers must be checked in by Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 PM, or by Friday, October 5 at 11:00 AM for all remaining outbound shipments.  Please see the Move-Out Information sheet in this Manual for more details.

Additional Links

Access to official vendors' order forms (Hargrove and Additional Vendors) and Hargrove's online ordering: