Welcome to the Topsides 2015 Exhibit Manual!

The Exhibit Manual will answer most of your questions regarding preparation for Topsides, from organizing your company's participation, registration, housing and more. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lauren Brenner, Exhibit Services Manager, at or
(918) 832-9276. On behalf of the entire Topsides 2015 Team we thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in Galveston!

General Information
Booth Guidelines/Additional Rules & Regulations
Insurance Requirement- Deadline January 2, 2015
Purchase Insurance
Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC) Form- Deadline January 2, 2015
Event Schedule
Freeman Quick Facts
Show Contacts
Sponsorships and Sponsorship Information
What to Expect When Exhibiting - First Time Exhibitor's Handbook

Freeman Services- Freeman is the general contractor for Topsides 2015.  You will be able to order carpet, furniture, electricity, material handling, shipping and handling or anything else you might need that is related to booth move-in, set-up and move-out through Freeman.
Freeman Online Ordering- Log in here to order from Freeman
Freeman Exhibitor Kit- Download all the Freeman forms as one pdf
Method of Payment Form- Required if you are using Freeman services
First Time Exhibitor Program Overview
Audio Visual & Computer Rental Brochure
Audio Visual & Computer Rental Order Form
Carpet Brochure
Carpet Order Form
Cleaning Order Form
Furnishing Essentials Brochure
Furnishing Essentials Order Form
Select Furnishings Brochure
Select Furnishings Order Form

Labor Services-  Freeman has an agreement with Stagehand Local Union to provide labor for display erection and dismantling.  Full time employees of exhibiting companies or their representatives, may set their own displays, without assistance from the Local.  However, should assistance be necessary beyond that provided by those employees, then labor must be provided by the Local.  Labor can be ordered in advance by using the Installation & Dismantle Labor Order Form.
Installation & Dismantle Brochure
Installation & Dismantle Labor Order Form
Labor Jurisdictions Information

Shipping & Material Handling-  Exhibitors may deliver their own materials into the exhibit facilities; however, the use or rental of Freeman dollies, flat trucks or other mechancial equipment is not permited.  Freeman will control access to the loading docks in order to provide for a safe and orderly move-in/out. Charges for Freeman's help are shown on the Material Handling Service and Rates Form.  If Freeman must move the show into, out of or both into and out of the hall during overtime hours, then you will be charged the overtime fee in addition to the regular CWT charge.
Freeman Exhibit Transportation Information
Freeman Exhibit Transportation Order Form
Freeman Exhibit Transportation Terms & Conditions
Freeman Material Handling Order Form
Outbound Shipping Order Form
What are Freight Services?

FACILITIES/OTHER CONTRACTORS-  The below services are not offered by Freeman, but are offered by other contractors.
Lead Retrieval Order Form
Electrical Order Form
Floral Order Form

Housing Information- Preferred Convention Services (PCS) is the only Official Housing vendor of Topsides.
Click Here for Housing Registration through Preferred Convention Services for Topsides, Platforms & Hulls 2015. Please do not contact the hotels directly. Discounted rates are available only through PCS.
Individual Hotel Reservations
Hotel Block Reservations

Click Here
for Online Exhibitor Registration. Your Company's Ecode, used in the Interactive FloorPlan, is your password for this site.

Promotional Opportunities
Advertising in Offshore Magazine
Interactive Floorplan Listing Instructions

Exhibitor Upgrade Opportunities
Quick Start Guide for Uploading Your Exhibitor Listing


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