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Advanced Warehouse Address
(Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #)
KnowledgeFest - Long Beach
c/o Shepard Exposition Services
2315 E. Locust Ct.
Ontario, CA 91761
 
Direct to Show Facility Address
c/o Shepard Exposition Services
(Exhibiting Company Name, Booth #)
KnowledgeFest - Long Beach
Long Beach Convention Center
300 East Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
 
 
Important Dates
 
Discount price deadline for standard Shepard orders:
Friday, January 15, 2021
 
First day for advanced warehouse* deliveries without an additional surcharge:
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
 
Last day for advanced warehouse* deliveries with an additional surcharge:
Friday, January 27, 2021
 
Last day for advanced warehouse* deliveries:
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
 
*Advanced Warehouse deliveries will arrive at the exhibit hall Thursday, February 11 and be available Thursday starting at noon
 
Date indicated is last day freight can arrive to advanced warehouse with guarantee of delivery to booth for exhibitor move-in.
 
First day freight can arrive at show facility:
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 8:00 AM
 
Exhibitor Move-in:
Thursday, February 11, 2021   12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday, February 12, 2021   7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
Exhibit Hours:
Friday, February 12, 2020   4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 13, 2020   11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 14, 2020   11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Exhibitor Tear-Down & Move Out:
Sunday, February 14 - 2:30pm - 7:00pm
Monday, February 15 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
 
Freight Re-Route Time:
Monday, February 15 - 11:00 AM
 
 
 
KnowledgeFest Long Beach Exhibitor Schedule
 
 
Thursday, February 11
Registration .............................................................................................. 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Set Up ....................................................................................... 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Vehicle Move In ........................................................................................  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
Friday, February 12
Registration ................................................................................................ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Set Up ......................................................................................... 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vehicle Move In ......................................................................................... 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch Concession Open ........................................................................... 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Manufacturer Training ..............................................................................  12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open ........................................................ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor (Beer & Biz) ............................................. 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
 
Saturday, February 13
Registration .................................................................................................. 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Lunch Concession Open (Hall C) ................................................................ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open ......................................................... 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Manufacturer Training ..................................................................................  4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
 
Sunday, February 14
Registration ................................................................................................   8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Manufacturer Training .................................................................................  9:30 am - 11:45 am
Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open ......................................................... 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Lunch Concession Open (Hall C) ................................................................. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Exhibit Floor Tear Down & Vehicle Move Out  ..............................................  2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
 
 
Monday, February 15
Exhibit Floor Tear Down   ...........................................................................  8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Freight Re-Route Time ................................................................................ 11:00 am
 
 
For Truck & Trailer Parking
There is an open air lot just past the main entrance to the Arena/Hall C.  
Additional parking info can be found at this link: https://www.longbeachcc.com/directions-parking/
 
 
Directions to Exhibit C Hall Arena Dock [Click Here]
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 19:15
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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 18:50
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Time for KnowledgeFest 2021

[Register Here] for KnowledgeFest LIVE - March 19-21
 
[Register Here] for KnowledgeFest Orlando - June 25-27
[Register Here] for KnowledgeFest Dallas - August 27-29
[Register Here] for KnowledgeFest Indy - October 8-10
 
Member Pricing
First attendee registration is free, each additional registrant from your store is free as well.
*Mobile Electronics Retail member registration requires a current MEA membership. If your membership has lapsed, you will need to renew prior to the event to avoid being charged the attendee registration fee.
 
Non-Member Pricing
Attendee registration is $149.00 for each attendee.
 
Press Credentials - [Click Here] to register.
Requires Mobile Electronics Association for approval
 
What is KnowledgeFest?
KnowledgeFest was founded in 1994 by a group of passionate specialty retailers and reps in the Midwest who saw the value in mobile electronics retailers getting together to share knowledge and experiences. In sharing successes and failures, all participants become better, smarter and more profitable business people. Since that time, KnowledgeFest has grown into a full trade show and educational conference like no other in our industry.
 
What's in it for me?
Today, KnowledgeFest events include over 18 educational workshops, 50 manufacturer trainings, great networking opportunities, and: a Mobile Electronics Show floor featuring manufacturer and benefit provider exhibits and displays. Talk one-on-one with people with which you do business (or should be!). Every major manufacturer and many specialty manufacturers will be there for you. 
Over 40 hours of manufacturer training sessions are designed to make you the expert in your market. Specialized training for owner/managers, sales professionals and installation techs to keep your business on the cutting edge of profitability. Whether you're a seasoned veteran, or a relative newcomer to mobile electronics, KnowledgeFest has something for you.
 
What will I learn?
KnowledgeFest events will speak to the issues that retailers have told us are important for managing and growing their business. For example, topics like controlling expenses, maximizing cash flow and finding new ways to compete in this challenging economy. Learn the best ways for improving business relationships with manufacturers and reps, find out how to deal with connectivity issues and the defective dilemma and make the right decisions for marketing and advertising to today's consumer. Find the most effective ways to make the Internet your friend and realize areas for potential growth that you may not have considered.
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 19:57
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KnowledgeFest™ LIVE Goes West as a Virtual-Only Event
MEA announces the next event for the Mobile Electronics industry
North Andover, MA – February 12, 2021 – The Mobile Electronics Association announces the next Live virtual event to be held March 19-21, 2021. The event will be held on Pacific Time to include the many retailers that would have attended the Long Beach California KnowledgeFest event. While the time zone is Pacific, the event is open to all and will be available for all registered attendees regardless of their location.
 
“The industry can expect highly relevant education workshops taught by some of the best instructors in the industry.” said Chris Cook, MEA President. “In addition, top manufacturers will be featuring education on their products and services all in an effort to better prepare specialty retailers for the 2021 selling season.”
 
MEA expects to conduct webinars over the next few weeks to demonstrate the virtual event for attendees and exhibitors. The KnowledgeFest LIVE platform is a virtual experience for retailers and manufacturers to connect. The event will be presented through MEA’s digital platform allowing attendees to participate in education workshops, manufacturer trainings, and take a virtual tour of exhibitor spaces.
 
To register for KnowledgeFest West LIVE or get information on how your company can become an exhibitor, visit KnowledgeFestWest.Live.
 
Mark your Calendars for Upcoming KnowledgeFest events:
March 19-21, 2021 – Virtual Event
 
June 25-27, 2021 – Orlando, FL – In-Person and Live Streaming
August 27-29, 2021 – Dallas, TX – In-Person and Live Streaming
October 8-10, 2021 – Indianapolis, IN - In-Person and Live Streaming
 
Thursday, 05 March 2020 19:29
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KnowledgeFest 2021 Event Schedule 

Orlando Event Schedule - [Click Here]

Dallas Event Schedule - [Coming Soon]

Indianapolis Event Schedule - [Coming Soon]

Friday, 16 October 2020 15:40
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KnowledgeFest Orlando June 25-27, 2021

Located at the Orange County Convention Center

9800 International Drive - Orlando, Florida

* Topics, Dates, Rooms, and Times are Subject to Change

Friday, June 25

Start End Description Location
8:00 A 5:00 P Event Registration
Hall WB4 Lobby
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9:00 A 10:20 A Everyday OEM Integration
9:00 A 10:20 A Marketing Types: Finding Your Next Best Customer
9:00 A 10:20 A Identifying & Overcoming Negative Behaviors
10:30 A 11:50 A Tuning for Production
10:30 A 11:50 A Selling Yourself - How to Beat the Competition
10:30 A 11:50 A How to Take Your Business From Good to Great
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11:50 A
2:00 P
Lunch Concession Area
Outside Hall WB4
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12:30 P 1:30 P ADS - iDatalink/iDatastart
12:30 P 1:30 P Metra-Axxess
12:30 P 1:30 P Harman - JBL & Infinity
12:30 P 1:30 P AudioControl
12:30 P 1:30 P Rostra
12:30 P 1:30 P Radenso Radar
12:30 P 1:30 P Powerbass
12:30 P 1:30 P Directed
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1:45 P 2:45 P Firstech - Drone Mobile
1:45 P 2:45 P Metra-iBeam
1:45 P 2:45 P Orca-Focal
1:45 P 2:45 P AudioControl
1:45 P 2:45 P Kenwood
1:45 P 2:45 P Memphis Audio
1:45 P 2:45 P Race Sport Lighting
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3:00 P 4:00 P Voxx Electronics - CarLink
3:00 P 4:00 P Sony
3:00 P 4:00 P Escort Radar
3:00 P 4:00 P Orca-Mosconi
3:00 P 4:00 P SounDigital
3:00 P 4:00 P AAMP Global - Stinger & Phoenix Gold
3:00 P 4:00 P Alpine 
3:00 P 4:00 P DD Audio
3:00 P 4:00 P Directed
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4:00 P 7:30 P Mobile Electronics Show Exhibit Floor Hall WB4
4:00 P
7:30 P Beer & Business Networking
Hall WB4
7:45 P 10:30 P Illusion Audio Friday Night Fab with Mobile Solutions
8:30 P 10:30 P Night School - Store Owner's Roundtable

Saturday, June 26

Start End Description Location
7:30 A 5:00 P Registration Hall WB4 Lobby
8:00 A 9:20 A 21st Century Car Audio - Part One
8:00 A 9:20 A Audio System Design for Sales Professionals
8:00 A 9:20 A 12 Volt Industry Trends - Stay in Your Lane
9:30 A 10:50 A 21st Century Car Audio - Part Two
9:30 A 10:50 A The Digital Business Card
9:30 A 10:50 A Workflow & Project Organization
11:00 A 12:20 P Modern Cosmetic Integration
11:00 A 12:20 P The Buyer Seller Dance, and How to Take The Lead
11:00 A 12:20 P Top Class Clarity: Getting Clear on Your Business’s Vision
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Start End Description Location
12:00 P
4:30 P Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open Hall WB4
12:00 P
2:00 P Lunch Concession Open Hall WB4
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4:45 P 5:45 P iDatalink Maestro
4:45 P 5:45 P Voxx Electronics - SiriusXM
4:45 P 5:45 P Sony
4:45 P 5:45 P Kenwood
4:45 P 5:45 P Metra-Axxess
4:45 P 5:45 P Ground Zero
4:45 P 5:45 P Arc Audio
4:45 P 5:45 P Escort Radar
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6:00 P 7:00 P Firstech - Compustar RFX
6:00 P 7:00 P AudioControl
6:00 P 7:00 P JVC
6:00 P 7:00 P Metra-Heise Lighting
6:00 P 7:00 P AAMP Global - PAC
6:00 P 7:00 P Illusion Audio
6:00 P 7:00 P Directed
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Sunday, June 27

Start End Manufacturer/Brand Location
9:00 A 3:00 P Event Registration Hall WB4 Lobby
9:30 A 10:30 A Firstech - Compustar
9:30 A 10:30 A JVC
9:30 A 10:30 A Metra-Heise Lighting
9:30 A 10:30 A VAIS Tech
9:30 A 10:30 A Ground Zero Power Sports
9:30 A 10:30 A Directed
9:30 A 10:30 A Powerbass
9:30 A 10:30 A Alpine Electronics
9:30 A 10:30 A AAMP Global - Echomaster
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10:45 A 11:45 A
Voxx Electronics - CarLink
10:45 A 11:45 A Sony
10:45 A 11:45 A Metra-iBeam
10:45 A 11:45 A Directed
10:45 A 11:45 A Memphis Audio
10:45 A 11:45 A Alpine Electronics
10:45 A 11:45 A Arc Audio
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11:30 A
2:30 P Mobile Electronics Exhibit Floor Open Hall WB4
11:30 A
2:00 P Lunch Concession Open Hall WB4
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Start
End
Description Location
2:30 P 3:50 P CNC Laser Focused
2:30 P 3:50 P The Dashboard Evolution - Square Pegs for Round Holes
2:30 P 3:50 P The Business of Making Money
4:00 P 5:20 P Technician-Fabricator
4:00 P 5:20 P The Art and Science of Referrals
4:00 P 5:20 P External Preamps and Your Business
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