Exhibits  •  44th Exhibitor Registration and Exhibit Hours

LOCATION: The exhibits are in Halls B-G and technical sessions are on the second level of the San Diego Convention Center.

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION: Exhibitor registration is located in Lobby C. Each person must pick up his/her own badge. (ID required.) Badges are required inside the convention center at all times.

Wednesday, May 30 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, May 31 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, June 1 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, June 2 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, June 3 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Monday, June 4 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, June 5 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 6 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, June 7 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

EXHIBIT SET-UP & DISMANTLE:Unopened crates will be placed on the floor of the exhibit halls on Thursday, May 31, and Friday, June 1 according to the target date assigned to your company.  Actual set-up of booths will begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, May 31, and Friday, June 1.  Consult your target date letter sent in March.  Exhibits shall remain in place until 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 7.  Move-out will commence immediately and all exhibitor freight must be ready to load out by Friday, June 8 at 1:00 pm.  The building must be completely vacated by midnight on Saturday, June 9.

Monday, June 4 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday, June 5 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday, June 6 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday, June 7 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

ACTIVITIES: Exhibitor hospitality events should be planned for Sunday, June 3, and the evenings of Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5, after the close of the Exhibits. Please plan all major functions to comply with the above recommendations. Kindly remember: you SHOULD NOT plan ANY activities that conflict with the DAC technical program or exhibits. Wednesday evening, June 6, there will be a social event for DAC attendees, from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Exhibitors may purchase tickets for this event at the "Guest Registration" desk at the reduced rate of $70.00.

SUITE SET-UP & DISMANTLE: Suite wall installation begins Wednesday, May 30, and will be completed Friday, June 1. Suites will be turned over to exhibitors no later than Saturday, June 2 at 10:00 am. A lighting check will be conducted, Saturday afternoon, June 2. Suite dismantle follows the same schedule as booth dismantle.

2007 (45th DAC) SPACE SELECTION: The 45th DAC will take place in Anaheim, CA, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, June 9-13, 2008. Space selection will take place on Wednesday, June 6, in Room 8, San Diego Convention Center. Detailed information will be contained in a reference letter mailed prior to the 44th DAC.

NEIGHBORING BOOTHS: We encourage you to contact neighboring exhibitors if you have any concerns regarding the positioning of equipment, e.g. sound devices and lighting in neighboring booth(s). The DAC office will be happy to provide you with contact information for surrounding exhibitors.

OFFICIAL COLORS: The drape color selected for the 44th DAC is blue. The carpet colors are pepper for the main traffic aisles and gray for under the suite walls and the non-traffic aisles.

OFFICIAL DECORATOR: GES Exposition Services, 7000 Lindell Rd., Las Vegas, Nevada, 89139,
phone: 702-457-5075, fax: 702-641-2670. GES will maintain a service desk at the San Diego Convention Center. For special requests, please contact GES. NOTE: If you plan on using an Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC), please obtain approval from the DAC office at least 30 DAYS PRIOR to the show. Proof of Liability Insurance must be provided.

MENTORING SERVICE: The EDA Consortium has a resource group that provides information and assists exhibitors who may be unfamiliar with the complexities of trade show participation. They can provide valuable advice about how to plan your DAC exhibit, help you save money, and get the most from your participation. Please contact Anne Cirkel, EDA Consortium Representative, 44th DAC, phone: 503-784-5174, or email: for assistance.