December 14, 2017 AENC 36th Annual Showcase and Exhibits 

Connecting People | Growing Business

At the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Convention Center


Exhibitor Contract - To secure a booth at the show, complete the contract. Questions: Contact

Qualified Attendees - To register contact AENC at (919) 848-8255 or

To be on the floor of the show you must be an exhibitor or an invited attendee who is: a staff of an association or a planner (association, corporation, independent, sports, military, fraternal or religious market).


Link to Hotel Reservations  

Exhibitors Registration

Register directly with Jovita Mask (919) 848-8255 or email

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM:

Exhibitor Booth Setup

Thursday, December 14, 2017

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM:

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM:

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM:

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM:

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM:

2:15 PM – 7:30 PM:

Exhibit Booth Final Set Up


Seminars (CE credit)

Booth Inspection/Exhibitor Meeting

Show Open with lunch service on show floor for 1 hour

Seminars (CE Credit)

Booth Breakdown



Event Sponsors



Show Booth Services/Registration Counters


Audio Visual

Online Booth Map

Badge Holders

Halo logo

Best Booth Awards

Wake Forest Awards & Engraving 275

Special Signs & Floor Logo


Tote Bags




Yanke Academy


Trade Show Task Force

Chair | Karen Wall, Visit Winston-Salem
Deborah Alford, CMP, CEM, NC Home Builders Association
Kathryn Atkinson, NC Academy of Family Physicians
Christine Johnson, FirstPoint Management Resources
Emily Nail, CUDE, MBA, Cooperative Council of North Carolina
Rob Wheeler, Skyline Exhibits & Events/The Holt Group
Amanda Wujcik, NC Retail Merchants Association



Our FUEL Young Professionals are collecting items to donate to the Center for Family Violence Prevention in Greenville NC (Location for our 2018 Annual Meeting). Please bring with you to the Trade Show: baby items, kitchen supplies, children's toys, laundry/cleaning supplies, children & women's clothing, or personal care items.  Click here for full list of donation items that are needed.