Vendor Information

Vendors and exhibitors may have display items delivered to the Conference Center one day prior to the event between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and must be removed promptly after the event is complete. Items may not be left over night. The group name, contact person, and date of event should be included on all deliveries.

For a detailed copy of our vendor policies or to speak with a sales representative, complete the Booking Request form on this page, send us an email to SalesandCatering@ThePowerCenterHouston.com, or give us a call at 713-723-6837.

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EVENT TIPS

Tip 1
Send kids home with fun, thoughtful goodies. For a pirate theme, think eye patches, bandanas, pirate hats and hooks. For a punky princess theme, offer sequined hair bands, neon accessories and fun sunglasses.

Tip 2
No matter the type of event you’re planning, you need to map out a strategy. What’s the goal of your event? Are you introducing a new product or service to customers? Running a demo for analysts or prospects?
Whether your end goal is to get in front of key influencers or present before a group of executives, you’ll want to whiteboard a strategy. Look at your ideal audience, what message will resonate with them and how you are going to measure results. Remember, you’ll have no clue whether your event was a bust or boon unless you have the right metrics.

Tip 3
When planning a meeting keep in mind the things attendees hate: waiting in line, jam-packed schedules, PowerPoint, being talked at by speakers, bad food, misspelled name badges, bad signage, poor e-mail marketing, websites with no contact info and having to pay for Wi-Fi.

Tip 4
Dessert is a good place to go for the wow factor. Face it, attendees can not like the salad, find the meal just OK, but if you wow them with the dessert, they’ll remember the whole meal as being fantastic.

Tip 5
Request that speakers send you a list of six people you can call for a personal phone reference. When they give you the list, be sure to call the last three on the list. This will ensure that you are getting a true assessment, since most people will list the best references first.