BuildingEnergy NYC 2019 Exhibitor FAQs

What is the timeline for the trade show?

  • Setup: 6:30am-8am on Thursday, September 26 (continental breakfast provided starting at 8am)
  • Trade Show: 8am-3pm on Thursday, September 26
  • Take-Down: 3pm-4pm on Thursday, September 26

Exhibitors are responsible for the installation and dismantling of their displays. Please view the schedule at a glance for an overview of the entire conference schedule.

Where is the trade show?
Convene at 32 Old Slip Conference Center
32 Old Slip, New York, NY 10005

Where can I park?
Convene recommends the following options for parking:

  • South William Parking, 14-26 South William St, New York, NY 10004
    (212) 269-5056, Open 24 HR
  • Quik Park, 106 Front St, New York, NY 10043
    (212) 785-0940, 6AM–9PM
  • Icon Parking, 82 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004
    (212) 509-3482, Open 24 HR

Where can I stay?
The following hotels are a short walk from the conference center:

How do I ship items to and from the show?
Please review the venue's shipping and receiving guidelines here. Important Note: Anything that is larger than a personal suitcase, items on a cart/dolly, or items too large to carry in hand, cannot go through the main elevator or up the escalator. The freight elevator will be available from 6am-8am on Thursday, September 26. If you need to use the freight elevator, you must submit a COI to no later than Thursday, September 19, 2019. View a sample COI with specific requirements here. Exhibitors must provide their own cart/dolly.

What's included with my exhibit table?

  • 6'x18" skirted table & two chairs
  • Two full conference passes for exhibitor staff
  • Lunch for exhibitor staff
  • Listing on event website
  • Listing in onsite show program
  • One-time use of attendee email list
  • Wi-Fi
  • Electricity and dedicated power strip
  • Additional technology is available from the venue. To request, view this order form or email with questions.

What are the display specifications?

  • Displays must fit within the width of the provided table and may be placed behind the table.
  • No display may protrude into the aisle or be placed between tables.
  • No display shall exceed 10 feet in height without permission from NESEA.
  • No display may interfere with direct visibility of an adjoining display.

How can I promote the show?
You will find marketing language and images in the event Media Kit. You can also contact Jenny Goldberg at for additional assistance.

What happens on Wednesday night?
On Wednesday, September 25 from 5:30pm-7:30pm, all conference pass holders are invited to the Opening Reception sponsored by Daikin at their Solutions Plaza. Join us for hors d'oeuvres and complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks, and a room full of the smartest, most well-connected people.

How many staff can I bring and how do I get them registered?
Each exhibit table includes two full conference passes. Miriam Aylward will be in touch with you to provide instructions and confirm your registrants.

Can I speak at the conference?
An RFP process for speaking roles occurs in March. Please check for that opportunity for BuildingEnergy NYC 2020 in March of 2020. However, a limited number of breakout rooms are available for sponsors to give presentations. Please contact Miriam Aylward at for more information on sponsorship.

Still have questions?
Please contact Miriam Aylward at or 413.774.6051 ext. 14.