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Official Service Providers

Shepard Exposition Services is our General Service Contractor. They are a source for everything from tables, chair and carpet to labor to help you set up your booth. Click on the Shepard logo to access the online service kit or download the kit which contains all of the forms for all of the vendors who service this event. SERVICE KIT NOW AVAILABLE  - Click the Shepard logo to down load.

The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is the exclusive provider of electrical and internet services within the exhibit hall as well as the only source for in-booth catering.

PSAV is the exclusive provider of rigging services in the exhibit hall and is also the official AV provider within the exhibit hall. AV services is one of those services where we generally see a lot of activity and interest from other AV companies not associated with this event, the ones for whom the Official Service Provider seal was created. You are always free to use those companies so long as you follow the Exhibitor Appointed Contractor rules outline in the service kit. Caveat Emptor.

Urban Jungle is and has been the official plant and floral provider of the Air & Space Technology Exposition for at least the last six years as they continue to provide outstanding service to both AFA and our exhibitors.

KJ Madden has also been a long term provider of Security Services to the Air & Space Conference.

BlindSpot is a professional photography service based in Washington, DC providing commercial, industrial and media photography services. Clients include Nestle', Pitney-Bowes, National Postal Forum, Meetings Management Group, the American Association of Political Consultants, and all major Television  and Cable networks.

BlindSpot provides high resolution digital images and customize our client services to fit their specific needs.

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It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt

Fortunately, in the event this occurs, you'll have full protection from lawsuits that arise from bodily injury to property damage with our exhibitor and vendor coverage options. Our unique program allows you to purchase your insurance instantly online using a credit card helping you save time.

Plans for all types of exhibitors

Each vendor liability program is specifically tailored to provide the necessary coverage to protect your business. Our programs are available for one-day special events, annual policies, and anything in between, helping you save money while still providing the world class protection and customer service you expect from us.