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NAFEM Show 2019

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16 Foodservice Equipment & Supplies | The NAFEM Show 2019 Planning Guide NAFEM Party Featured Artist: Darius Rucker Always a not-to-be-missed event, the 2019 NAFEM Party will be no exception thanks to featured performer Darius Rucker. Rucker …rst attained multiplatinum status in the music industry as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Grammy Award-winning Hootie & the Blow…sh. Since reintroducing himself to the world as a country artist, Rucker has released four albums and earned a whole new legion of fans. His newest album, "When Was the Last Time," was released in October 2017. Cancellations There are no refunds on show admission charges (registration badges). Tickets purchased for events — Kick-Off Party and NAFEM Party — will be refunded in full if written cancellation is received at nafem@compusystems.com on or before Jan. 23, 2019. Housing onPeak is the exclusive housing coordinator for The NAFEM Show, offering discounted rates at nearly 30 of…cial show hotels. All hotel information, including rates, availability and distance to the Orange County Convention Center is available at thenafemshow.org. Reservations can be made online or by calling onPeak at 855-203-6329 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. EST. Early-bird housing reservation deadline is Jan. 7, 2019. Transportation • From Orlando International Airport: A range of services offer transportation to and from the airport, including taxi, van, Lyft, Uber and shuttle services. More details on Orange County Convention Center's website at occc.net. • To/From the Show: Complimentary shuttle busses will run between show hotels and the Orange County Convention Center during show hours. Exceptions include the Hilton Orlando, Hyatt Regency Orlando and Rosen Centre, which are within walking distance of the center. Complimentary pedicabs are also available. • To/From Social Events: Complimentary shuttles will run from show hotels to the Kick-off Party and NAFEM Party events. Get the App Don't head to The NAFEM Show without …rst downloading the show's mobile app. On track to be live by late December or early January, the app is an indispensable tool for navigating the show and helping to manage both time and information while you're there. It features maps of the show £oor, an exhibitor list, full event information, news and updates in real time. Enhancements to the app for the 2019 show include a new products section to make it easier for manufacturers to highlight (and attendees to discover) new innovations being exhibited. Another new feature lets users track where they've been, who they've talked to and what they've seen while walking the show. Tap Pre-Show Webinars NAFEM offers a series of valuable show-prep webinars. Check out thenafemshow.org website in mid-January for one that targets …rst-time attendees. That webinar will share information on the show and what to expect, as well as how to use the various mobile app features. Schedule of Events Wednesday, Feb. 6 Noon – 8 p.m. Registration open, North/South Building 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kick-Off Party, Hyatt Regency Orlando (ticket required) Thursday, Feb. 7 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration open, North/South Building 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Show £oor open Friday, Feb. 8 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration open, North/South Building 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Training Time (special badge required*) 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Show £oor open 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. NAFEM Party, Orange County Convention Center Saturday, Feb. 9 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration open, North/South Building 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Training Time (special badge required*) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show £oor open *Training Time is an hour set aside prior to the show opening on Friday and Saturday for manufacturers to conduct in-booth training for their dealers/distributors, consultants and reps. NAFEM distrib- utes Training Time badges to all show registrants who are members of CFESA, FSCI, FEDA, MAFSI and all buying groups.

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