Important Exhibitor Dates

The Exhibit Hall is located in the Washington DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall A & B.



Online Exhibit Manuals will be sent


August 28, 2023
Island booths 20×30 and larger will need to submit their booth layout/rendering for review by the convention center.


September 12, 2023
First day to receive freight at the advanced warehouse

September 18, 2023
Hanging Sign Request for Approval to Tradeshow Logistics
Early Move-In Request for Approval to Tradeshow Logistics
Notification on Intent to Distribute Premiums, Novelty Items, or Food Products Form Due by Submitting from AAP Online Service Manual
Surveys and Questionnaires from Market Research Companies Due to AAP for Review

September 26, 2023
Discount deadline date


October 11, 2023
Last day to receive freight at the advance warehouse without surcharges

Date TBD
Registered attendee email will be sent highlighting the exhibit, product theater and symposia programs. Online exhibit listings should be ready for viewing.

October 19, 2023
Exhibitor Move-In, 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
First day to receive freight at show site EST

October 20, 2023
Exhibitor Move-In Friday, 8:00am – 7:00pm EST

October 21, 2023
Show Open, 12:15pm – 4:00pm EST   ** Times may be extended until 6:00pm**

October 22, 2023
Show Open, 10:00am – 4:00pm EST

October 23, 2023
Show Open, 10:00am – 2:00pm EST
Exhibitor Move-Out, 2:00pm – 10:00pm EST

October 24, 2023
Exhibitor Move-Out, 8:00am – 5:00pm EST
Bills of lading & carriers must be checked in by 12:00pm EST
All exhibit materials must be removed by 6:00pm EST