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Pittsburgh, PA | June 25 - 28, 2024



SIMA is excited to work with you as an exhibitor for the 27th Annual Snow & Ice Symposium in Pittsburg, PA! This web page should provide most of the information you will need to order booth materials, set deadlines, and have a great show with us this summer.

SIMA staff will have limited access to emails on-site, please head to the registration desk or contact Exhibits@sima.org


Check out these resources!

To ensure you get the most out of your time at SIMA, review these additional items to help take your brand to the next level.


Exhibitor Profile

Be sure to update your exhibitor profile as it is listed on the SIMA Symposium website and onsite event app.  Exhibitors can add images, video, call-to-action buttons, and more!  

Need your Vendor Dashboard link? Find it in your confirmation email or email Exhibits@sima.org for assistance.

Video How-To

SYMP23_Were Exhibiting

Marketing Images

Let your customers know where you'll be in June 2023 with these available marketing images!  Feel free to use on social media, in your upcoming advertisements, and more. 

Link back to the SIMA Symposium webpages at show.sima.org

Access Images Here


VIP Trade Show Pass

SIMA is pleased to offer VIP Trade Show Only Passes for you to distribute to your customers. These electronic passes allow complimentary Trade Show Only access to the Symposium (a $35 USD value)

See sample text and pass in the section below.

VIP Pass


Sponsor @ SIMA

Broaden your show presence beyond your booth with customized sponsorship options to elevate your brand and drive people to your booth.

Connect with Kerri@sima.org to discuss available options.

Sponsorship Opps


Show Special or Giveaway?

Do you plan to have a giveaway or offer a show discount during the 26th Annual Symposium?  If yes, let SIMA know and we can help promote it in our SIMA Show app.

Please supply us with the offer + a PDF flyer.  

Tell us more


Join Us!

SIMA invites registered exhibitors to join us after the trade show closes!  Be sure to keep the following events on your radar and we hope to see you there!

Wednesday, June 14
     Opening Keynote from 8:30-9:45am
     Welcome Reception from 6:00-8:00pm

Thursday, June 15 
     Thursday Night Spectacular from 7:00-10:00pm

Friday, June 16
     Closing Keynote from 1:15-2:45pm
     Closing Event @ Essex Dinner Train from 4:00-10:00pm (additional fees apply)

See full schedule here


Get your company information on our Trade Show webpages and onsite Event App!

Access your Vendor Dashboard link via your exhibitor confirmation email or message SIMA for help.

All booth payments must be made-in-full by March 31, 2023.  Booths with at open balance at this time are subject to location change or release.

Contact exhibits@sima.org with questions.

All exhibitors must provide SIMA with a Certificate of Insurance, naming SIMA as additional insured on your general liability policy of at least $1 million, listing  the dates of the show (June 13-16, 2023) by May 1, 2023.

Please upload your certificate to www.sima.org/COIupload

  • If you need to purchase a policy, CLICK HERE
  • If you are unable to supply coverage, CLICK HERE to submit a waiver.
  • Unsure if you've submitted already?  Review your Vendor Dashboard link to see your COI status.
Submit any questions to exhibits@sima.org.

Ensure that the coverage lasts through June 16, 2023!

Room blocks at the Hartford Marriott Downtown and Hampton Inn + Suites Hartford are now open.  Register for name badges and hotel booking information will be sent your way.

Hotel blocks may fill up; SIMA encourages you to book sooner rather than later.

Carpet/Furniture/Exhibitor Labor
See the Exhibitor Service Kit for more

Questions? Contact Leigh Everett, at (314) 621-6677 or leverett@paramountcs.com

Send booth items by this date for maximum savings.  See Page 19 in the Exhibitor Kit for more.

Electric/Booth Cleaning/Sign Hanging/Internet
Visit ctconventions.com, hover over Exhibitors tab, click Order Services.

Exhibitors must register for name badges prior to the show (see your personalized registration link in your Vendor Dashboard). All representatives at your booth must have a SIMA issued name badge to be allowed access to the exhibit hall.

Contact registration@sima.org if you are unsure of your Vendor Dashboard link or have troubles.



Where can I find the Exhibitor Terms & Conditions?

The 2023 Exhibitor T&Cs were sent in the confirmation email you received from SIMA when booking your booth. 
By registering for a booth space, you agreed to these terms.  Access the 2023 T&Cs here.

What drayage/material handling is included with my booth purchase?

Your booth purchase includes:

  • Moving equipment/materials from the loading dock to the exhibitor booth via a fork lift for move-in and visa-versa for move-out
    • This includes items shipped to the Advance Warehouse by June 5th
    • Items received at the warehouse after June 5th will incur a 25% surcharge to be paid by the exhibitor
  • Vehicle spotting if equipment can move on its own

Basically, exhibitors are in charge of the actual shipment of their products to/from the event and SIMA will cover the costs once onsite. Still have questions? Contact exhibits@sima.org

Can I sell products out of my booth?

Coming soon

Are there any height restrictions for my booth?
  • Inline booths - Exhibit booths must not be higher than 8' in the back and 4' on each side.  Sign hanging for inline booths is not allowed.
  • Island booths (larger than 20x20) - Exhibit booths must not be higher than 16'
Are there any vehicle display rules I need to follow?

See all CTCC Exhibitor policies here.
When exhibiting motor vehicles inside the CTCC, the following requirements must be abided by:

  • Vehicle gas tanks must be less than 1/2 full or 10 gallons (whichever is less),
    and the cap for the fuel tank must be locked closed and cannot be removed
    while in the building.
  • Vehicle electrical system must be disconnected by removing at least one
    battery cable from each set of batteries.
  • At no time during a show may vehicles be moved, and any moving of the
    vehicles during move in and out must be supervised by building personnel.
  • Keys for entry and to start the vehicle, as well as any deactivation codes for
    security features, must be left with the Connecticut Convention Center
    security department.