About HPBExpo

WHERE:
HPBExpo is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Building C in Atlanta, Georgia with Outdoor Burn Exhibits located in the Yellow Lot across from the center. Click here for more information.

Go to The HPBExpo Atlanta website
WHEN:
Exposition: Thursday, March 2 – Saturday, March 4, 2017

Education: Wednesday, March 1 – Saturday, March 3, 2017

HPBExpo is open to trade only.
IMPORTANT DATES:
September 1, 2016 - March 4, 2017 Online Badge Registration Open.

October 1, 2016 NFI Certification Manuals will start being mailed.

December 31, 2016 Early Bird Price Deadline for Three-Day and One-Day Education Passports.

January 13, 2017 Badge Registration Cancellation/Refund Deadline

February 7, 2017 HPBA Housing Reservations Cut-off

February 10, 2017 NFI Certification Manual mailing cut-off. After this date, please pick up manuals onsite.

February 20, 2017 Badge Pre-Registration Deadline to Register by Fax or Mail

February 28, 2017 Onsite Registration Opens


EXPOSITION HOURS:
Thursday,
March 2
9:00am – 5:00pm (Indoor)
9:00am – 7:30pm (Outdoor – hours extended for the Tailgate & Big Green Egg Cook-off Event)
Friday,
March 3
9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday,
March 4
9:00am – 3:00pm

REGISTRATION HOURS: Register Now
Tuesday,
February 28
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday,
March 1
7:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday,
March 2
7:30am – 5:00pm
Friday,
March 3
7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday,
March 4
7:30am – 2:00pm

EDUCATION HOURS: (subject to change) Register Now
Wednesday,
March 1
8:30am – Noon, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Thursday,
March 2
1:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday,
March 3
8:30am – Noon, 1:00pm – 4:30pm

NFI CERTIFICATION EXAM HOURS: (subject to change)
(Exam registration opens 30 minutes prior)
Wednesday,
March 1
4:00pm – 6:30pm
Thursday,
March 2
4:00pm – 6:30pm
Friday,
March 3
9:00am – 11:30am

AIRPORT INFORMATION:

The The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is just 15 minutes away from downtown Atlanta and the Georgia World Congress Center. Click here for more information on the airport.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION:

For more information about getting to and from the airport Click here

RENTAL CAR INFORMATION:

HPBExpo has negotiated discounted rates with Hertz. You may book rentals online or call Hertz Rental at (800) 654-2240 (US, Canada, and Toronto) and outside of these areas call (405) 749-4434; available 24 Hours. Advise the agent that you are attending the HPBExpo 2017 and reference CV# 048B0009.
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HPBExpo SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE:

HPBExpo will offer shuttle bus service from hotels within the HPBExpo Housing block to the Georgia World Congress Center. Click here for hotel map and shuttle schedule. These shuttles will run Wednesday through Saturday.

CONVENTION CENTER PARKING:

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority operates three surface lots and two parking decks on campus managed by SP+. There are over 5,600 parking spaces to make visiting the GWCCA convenient for guests.

Standard daily rate for parking is $10. During major events and game days, parking ranges from $15 – $50 on campus. All lots are gated and attendants are on duty during all show/event hours. Additionally, our own public safety force patrols the lots and decks ensuring the safety of you and your automobile. Click here for Directions & Map

WHEELCHAIR & SCOOTER RESERVATION:

Rentals can be ordered in advance or onsite through the FedEx Offices in the Georgia World Congress Center located in Building B and C entrance lobbies. Please call (404) 223-4660. Reservations made in advance are preferred.

 

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