The largest indoor-outdoor living event of the year visits Dallas, Texas in 2019.
HPBExpo is being held in exhibit halls A-C of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas with Outdoor Burn Exhibits located outside the Center in Lot C. To view information on HPBExpo in Dallas, click on the logo below.
|Exposition: Thursday, March 14 –– Saturday, March 16, 2019
Education: Wednesday, March 13 –– Friday, March 15, 2019
HPBExpo is open to trade only.
|September 4, 2018: Online Badge Registration and Housing Reservations Open.
October 1, 2018: NFI Certification Manuals will start being mailed.
January 25, 2019: Badge Registration Cancellation/Refund Deadline.
February 13, 2019: HPBA Housing Reservations Cut-off.
March 1, 2019: NFI Certification Manual mailing cut-off. After this date, please pick up manuals onsite.
March 4, 2019: Badge Pre-Registration deadline to register by fax or mail.
March 12, 2019: Onsite Badge Registration Opens.
March 16, 2019: Online Badge Registration Closes.
|Thursday, March 14||9:30am –– 5:00pm (Indoor)
9:30am –– 7:30pm
(Outdoor – hours extended for the Tailgate & Big Green Egg Cook-off Event)
|Friday, March 15||9:00am –– 5:00pm|
|Saturday, March 16||9:00am –– 3:00pm|
|Tuesday, March 12||1:00pm –– 5:00pm|
|Wednesday, March 13||7:30am –– 5:00pm|
|Thursday, March 14||7:30am –– 5:00pm|
|Friday, March 15||7:30am –– 5:00pm|
|Saturday, March 16||8:30am –– 2:00pm|
|Education Hours (subject to change)|
|Wednesday, March 13||8:00am –– Noon, 1:00pm –– 5:30pm|
|Thursday, March 14||8:00am –– 5:30pm
(NFI Certification Review & Manufacturer Specific Training only)
|Friday, March 15||8:30am –– Noon, 1:00pm –– 5:30pm|
|NFI Certification Exam Hours (subject to change)
(Exam registration opens 30 minutes prior)
|Wednesday, March 13||4:00pm –– 6:30pm|
|Thursday, March 14||4:00pm –– 6:30pm|
|Friday, March 15||9:00am –– 11:30am|
Wheelchairs and scooters are available for rent through AABCO-Ready Rental. View the Brochure for more information.
Airport & Ground Transportation
There are two airports, DFW International (20 miles from downtown) and Love Field (8 miles from downtown). Click here for airport to hotel transportation information.
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 2019 and reference CV# 05380002.
View the Hertz Rental Flyer
HPBExpo Shuttle Service
Click here to view a map of the HPBExpo official hotel block and shuttle service.
Convention Center Parking
Parking Rates & Information (subject to change)
Parking Garage: $15 per day with no in/out privileges, pay upon entry into the garage.
· Lot C: $15 per day with no in/our privileges, pay at parking meter.
· Lot D: $15 per day with no in/our privileges, pay at parking meter.
· Lot E: $15 per day with no in/our privileges, pay at parking meter.
For exterior parking lots, please ensure you pay at the parking meter and put the receipt on the dashboard of the vehicle as it is a requirement for parking on our parking lots.