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Frequently Asked Questions


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Check back often, as we will continue to update this page frequently with more info, exciting new details, and further experiences to expect at 2020 Virtual Convention.


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No, Convention is not cancelled. Out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our customers, partners, employees and, the community, and in alignment with the best practices laid out by the CDCWHO, and other relevant entities regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), BrandSource has decided to make Convention nationally accessible, without the risks imposed by travel. We are introducing 2020 Virtual Convention, a truly national, fully digital, three-day event, which will take place on August 30 – September 1, 2020

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In order to maintain the goals while the country heals from the health crisis, we have made the decision to change the format of this August’s Convention from an on-site event to a virtual show. It wasn’t an easy call. We listened to feedback from members and manufacturers; assessed travel and exhibit center restrictions; and weighed guidance from national and local officials. After long and careful deliberation on our part, we concluded that a virtual Convention offers the best opportunity to deliver the most benefits of a BrandSource show while assuring the safety of our members, exhibitor partners, and staff.

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Members and exhibitors will find many of the same hallmarks of the on-site event that they’ve come to expect and look forward to, including a kickoff presentation, keynote addresses, Stampede deals, a virtual product expo, one-on-one vendor meetings online, and plentiful buying opportunities at this critical time of the year.

For the latest agenda updates Click Here

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Member Ticket prices are $99 per AVB ID, additional tickets are complimentary so don’t forget to register as a group! Exhibitors will receive an email with detailed sponsorship opportunities and virtual booth packages. If you would like to request a copy, please email us at eventsupport@avb.net.

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Members are eligible to receive Fast Cash after the Convention, just make sure to attend all main stage presentations and connect with our vendors on the Show Floor!

For any questions on Fast Cash, please email chad.evans@brandsource.com.

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Not during this 3-day event. Instead, we will be offering a virtual education series in Q4. Please keep a lookout for more information on speakers and content!

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Definitely! We would love to have additional people from your company attend at no additional charge.

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We will continue to share details over the coming weeks regarding how you can engage and interact with exhibitors, dealers, and industry thought leaders during the virtual event.

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Please contact eventsupport@avb.net if you have general event questions and we will respond within 24 hours.


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