ap&m Europe Exhibitor Resources

The ap&m Europe Exhibitor Resource Center is available as a quick-fix of general information. You will find all of the necessary contract primary suppliers and general information in the Exhibitor Manual (available in the exhibitor ezone). If you cannot find the information you need in the Manual or below, please contact:

Operations Team
+44 (0) 207 017 7119
[email protected]

Freeman

Freeman is the general services contractor and will provide:

  • Electrics
  • Floor Coverings
  • Graphics
  • Shell Scheme Accessories 
  • Furniture Rental

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: +44 (0) 2476 309 215 

Manchester Central

Exhibitors can order the following direct from the venue supplier: 

  • Catering
  • Cleaning
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Rigging

You can set up an account and order online here: https://www.manchestercentral.co.uk/exhibitors

GES Logistics

The official freight forwarder for ap&m shipping is GES Logistics. 

Contact Richard Web:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 (0) 207 069 4022

Show Schedule

Exhibitor Build Up 

Monday 18 May 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Custom Build/Space Only Build-Up Only
Tuesday 19 May 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Custom Build/Space Only Build-Up Only
Tuesday 19 May 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Shell Scheme Exhibitors
Wednesday 20 May 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM All Exhibitors

The exhibition will be open for visitors

Wednesday 20 May 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 21 May 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Conference Hours — ap&m Summit

Tuesday 19 May 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
The Midland Hotel, Manchester  

Badge Collection

Tuesday 19 May 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Summit Attendees - The Midland Hotel
Tuesday 19 May 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Exhibitors Only - Manchester Central
Wednesday 20 May 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM All Attendees - Manchester Central
Thursday 21 May 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM All Attendees - Manchester Central

Exhibitor Breakdown

Thursday 21 May 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Please note for build-up & breakdown:

  • Power will be switched off 30 minutes after the show closes each evening. (If temporary power is required during build-up and breakdown, or if 24 hour power is required, exhibitors should order this through Freeman)
  • Children under 16 are not allowed in the hall during build-up, show open and breakdown
  • Suitable footwear and PPE must be worn during build-up and breakdown - no open-toed shoes
  • The security staff at Manchester Central will NOT allow contractors to use the official gate entrances to the exhibit hall until ALL visitors are cleared from the exhibit hall for breakdown. This could be up to 30 minutes after the exhibit hall closes. This is for health and safety reasons.