Expo Dates and Hours


To help in your planning purposes, below are details about expo hours, location, and move-in/move-out days and times.

Exhibit hours and locations

The 2017 CareerTech Expo will be open Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8 at the Gaylord Opryland and Resort Convention Center—Ryman Hall C.

Exhibit Hours

Thursday, December 7, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Friday, December 8, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Expo hall hours are subject to change if in the best interest of the conference. Exhibitors will be given as much advance notice as possible.


Ryman Hall C
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Setup and dismantle

Display space will be available for setup in the Gaylord Opryland and Convention Center on the following days and times.

Move- In/Set-up/Registration

Tuesday, December 5, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, December 6, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm


Friday, December 8, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday, December 9, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Expo move-out will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Friday. All exhibits must remain in place until that time; exhibitors who dismantle prior to 3:00 p.m. may be subject to fees.

Future Event Dates

VISION 2018: November 28 – Dec 1, San Antonio

VISION 2019: December 4 – 7, Anaheim

VISION 2020: December 2 – 5, Nashville

Contact Us

Jim Waterhouse
ACTE Exhibits Manager
800-826-9972 ext.332
fax 703-683-7424




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In This Section: 


Exhibitor Quick Links

Online Exhibit Space Contract

Expo Rules and Regulations

Online Floor Plan

Exhibitor List

Attendee Demographics

VISION Scholarship & Grants Center

Exhibitor Prospectus

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibitor Workshops


Expo Dates and Hours

Expo Fees and Benefits

Exhibitor Newsletters

July Newsletter

September Newsletter

Expo Setup Links

Exhibitor Service Center

Hotel and Housing Information

Freeman Service Kit 

Plan Your Presence

Expo Dates and Hours

Contact Us

Jim Waterhouse

ACTE Exhibits Manager

800-826-9972 Ext. 332


Exhibitor SCAM Warning!


WARNING #1! ACTE does not solicit exhibitors for housing or contract any company to do so. If you are contacted or solicited about housing/hotel rooms for VISION 2017 it is not legitimate.

WARNING #2! Only Tom Minich or Jim Waterhouse can sell you an ACTE attendee or member E-mail list. No one else is authorized to do so.

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