Due to the Coronavirus-related "stay at home" order issued by Mecklenburg County, the GCAA office will be closed and staff will be working remotely until further notice. Events through the end of April will be postponed or cancelled. We will evaluate events scheduled beyond May 15 for feasibility of rescheduling. Follow our Blog and eBlasts for regular updates and pertinent information.

Exhibitor Information

2019 Trade Show

Please keep checking back, links will go live as they become available. 


FERN DOCUMENTS (click here)

Additional Important Information

Fern Exhibitor Kit:

Fern will email you directly your exhibitor kits in January. This is where you will order carpeting, Furniture (tables/chairs/risers/etc.) and or freight services to have items shipped to the convention center.

Drink Tickets:

If you are planning on distributing drink tickets at the event, they must be purchased prior to the show. Please email the catering manager Ryan Gibson to make arrangements to purchase tickets in advance.

Who may NOT attend the GCAA Trade Show?

  • Anyone who is NOT a GCAA Member
  • Anyone under the age of 18
  • GCAA Vendor Members who are not registered to exhibit