Welcome to the Exhibitor Zone

The Exhibitor Zone is your checklist for a successful show. Open the tabs here to find all the forms, deadlines, documents and details you need, including experienced Kallman staff to help you every step of the way! Each Exhibitor Zone is unique to include specific information for each and every show, region and industry.

QNCC - Qatar National Convention Centre
Gharafat al Rayyan, Dukhan Highway Doha, Qatar

Show Hours

Tuesday, March 12th : 11:30am - 05:00pm

Wednesday, March13th: 09:00am - 05:00pm

Thursday, March 14th: 09:00am - 04:00pm

Build-Up and Dismantle

Wednesday, March 07th to  Saturday, March 10th: 07:00am- 08:00pm 

*Shell Scheme move-in starts Saturday, March 10th: 09:00am

Sunday, March 11th: 07:00 am- 12:00pm 

*All Exhibitors & Contractors to vacate the exhibition halls by noon for Security Sweep. All the halls will be locked and re-open only on Monday at 08:00


Safety Clothing
High visibility clothing or vest, and covered footwear are required at all times during build-up and dismantle.


Parking Information

Free parking is available at QNCC.

Car Park passes will be distributed to entitled parties by Organisers prior to the Event.

Shuttle Buses

Daily shuttle buses round trips will be available from DIMDEX 2018 partner hotels to QNCC and shuttle buses will also be available from QNCC to Sheraton Hotel for the Gala Dinner. Shuttle buses will also run between QNCC and Hamad Port. Those wishing to visit the Warship Display must first register at the Warship Display registration desk in the main foyer. Shuttle buses schedule will be available within the Show Guide.

Badge Information
Coming Soon!

KW1 - The Guide to USA Partnership Pavilion Exhibitors
As an exhibitor in the USA Partnership Pavilion, your company is entitled to a free listing in The Guide to USA Partnership​ Pavilion Exhibitors.
Deadline: January 29, 2018
Mandatory | All Exhibitors


KW2 - Turnkey Stand Identification
Submission of this form will signify how your company name will appear on both your fascia and counter that are included in your turnkey package. Failure to complete this form, and we will revert to the company name listed on your contract.
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Mandatory | Turnkey Exhibitors


KW3-E - Electrical, Lighting and AV Form

  • Additional electrical outlets to give your presence more power.     
  • Additional lighting to brighten and make your products shine.
  • Transformers to ensure your equipment will run without a glitch.

Deadline: February 1, 2018
Optional | Turnkey Exhibitors


KW3-F Furniture and Accessories Form

  • Carpet color and padding upgrades for a more polished look and enhanced comfort.
  • Furniture upgrades to meet specifications for enhanced functionality such as group meetings, presentations and hospitality.

Preview furniture catalogue here!
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Optional | Turnkey Exhibitors


KW3-G Graphics Form

  • “Seamless”/ full wall graphics
  • Full panel graphics
  • Posters
  • Custom sizes available upon request

Deadline: February 19, 2018
Optional | Turnkey Exhibitors


KW4 - Space Only Stand Design Submission
As part of the USA Partnership Pavilion, we ask as a courtesy that a drawing or plan of the proposed booth installation be submitted for review. We want to ensure its overall cohesiveness with our design as well as identify any conflicting items that will disturb neighboring companies.
Deadline: January 29, 2018
Mandatory | Space Only Exhibitors


KW5 - Onsite Contact Information
Opt in to receive notifications onsite. These may include emergency updates, reminders for program events, and/or schedule changes.
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Mandatory | All Exhibitors


Co-Exhibitor Form
This form is to be completed ONLY if you are hosting shared space for other companies or organizations on your stand.
Deadline: January 22, 2018
Mandatory | All Exhibitors (if hosting co-exhibitors)


Press Release & News Form
Submit your news for the USA Partnership Pavilion "Ask America" Preview Press Release. This service is provided free of charge to promote news only. Please do not submit marketing or promotion content. If your submission is not about something new, it will not be included.
Deadline: TBD
Optional | All Exhibitors


KW2 & KW3 orders received after the deadline date will be subject to a 20% Late Fee.
For questions, comments & concerns, contact the Kallman Worldwide DIMDEX Exhibitor Services Team.

Online Manual Link
*Please contact your Kallman Worldwide Exhibitor Services Specialist if you have not received your login details.

We encourage you to become familiar with the entire exhibitor manual, as there may be other services you need.  We strongly suggest that you review your Online Exhibitor Manual on a regular basis for updates.

Turnkey Exhibitors

January 18, 2017 | Show Guide Entry | Mandatory

February 18, 2017 | Exhibitor Badges | Mandatory

February 01, 2017 | Advertise in the Show Guide | Optional

February 07, 2017 | IT & Telecom | Optional

February 07, 2017 | AV & Production | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Rigging | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Onstand Cleaning | Optional                                                                                                                          

February 07, 2017 | Onstand Catering | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Security | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Food Beverage Disclaimer | Optional

February 26, 2017 | Floral Order | Optional                                                                                                                                

February 26, 2017 | Stand Hostesses | Optional

Space Only Exhibitors

January 18, 2017 | Show Guide Entry | Mandatory

February 18, 2017 | Exhibitor Badges | Mandatory

February 01, 2017 | Contractor Guidelines | Mandatory

February 01, 2017 | Stand Design Space Only | Mandatory

February 01, 2017 | Letter of Undertaking | Mandatory

February 07, 2017 | Electrical Supply And Lighting | Mandatory

February 07, 2017 | Grid Plan for Furniture & Electrics | Mandatory

February 01, 2017 | Advertise in the Show Guide | Optional

February 07, 2017 | IT & Telecom | Optional

February 07, 2017 | AV & Production | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Rigging | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Onstand Cleaning | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Onstand Catering | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Security | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Food Beverage Disclaimer | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Water & Drainage | Optional

February 07, 2017 | Vehicle Display | Optional

February 26, 2017 | Floral Order | Optional

February 26, 2017 | Stand Hostesses | Optional

We offer a variety of graphic options to enhance your booth including posters, full panels, and "seamless" graphics. Below you will find reference documents to assist you in preparing your graphic order. In order to provide you the best possible service, please pay close attention to formats, sizes, file types, and deadlines. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your Kallman Worldwide Exhibitor Service Specialist. Clearing up any confusion pre-show will avoid costly errors onsite. After the deadline we cannot guarantee that the artwork will be installed for opening day of the show.

Smart AV specializes in providing audio visual and IT services in exhibitions, conferences, and events worldwide. Known for their service and reputation, Kallman Worldwide recommends Smart AV for all your audio and IT needs.

DIMDEX USA Partnership Catalogue (PDF)- Coming Soon!


Please be sure to complete the following when ordering AV equipment:

  1. Complete the order form on the Smart AV DIMDEX USA Partnership Catalogue and submit to Sophie Linnett (SophieL@smart-av.com).  Please copy myself (OshairaR@kallman.com) on your order to ensure a smooth installation while onsite.
  2. Purchase a stand for your monitor. Table top and floor stands can be purchased through Smart AV.  A reinforced wall (for wall mounted monitors only) can be purchased on our KW3 form. Please also include a layout of where you want the panel and monitor to be installed.
  3. Prepare your content in advance for presentations. Send the files directly to SophieL@smart-av.com so that they can ensure compatibility and expedite set up onsite.

As the official freight forwarder of the USA Partnership Pavilion serving the tradeshow community for over 40 years, Kallman Worldwide, Inc. recommends TWI for all your shipping and freight forwarding needs.

Learn more at www.twigroup.com

TWI Shipping Instructions (PDF)

TWI Commercial Invoice (XLS or PDF)

*Please be aware that Kallman Worldwide is not responsible for any missing freight or packages. We strongly advise against using couriers such as FedEx or UPS that deliver straight to the venue as these small packages very often get lost at the venue.

For all inquiries regarding the events below, please contact Project Coordinator, NAME.  If you're interested in sponsoring one of these events, please contact SALES.

USA Partnership​ Pavilion Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting

Coming Soon!

Ambassador Tour of the Pavilion

Coming Soon!


USA VIP Reception

Coming Soon!



Coming Soon!


If you’re planning to announce news at the show (a product or service launch, a thought-leadership initiative or insight, upgrades, patents — even new personnel), tell us about it and we’ll help get the word out to our network of show media, organizer communications teams and international contacts who cover your industry around the world.

As a USA Partnership​ Pavilion exhibitor, you may submit show news to be included in the “Ask America” Pavilion Preview press release — at no cost. The link to access the form for submitting your information will be up soon!
Here's an example of one of our latest releases in the meantime: Ask America: U.S. Plans Largest International Presence at Paris Air Show 2017

Social Media

Whether you’re active on social media or just looking to dip your toe in the water, Kallman Worldwide offers simple, low-risk support to USA Partnership Pavilion exhibitors.

Follow us and join the #USPavilion conversation!

Twitter  facebook  Linkedin  Instagram  Flickr



For additional information or special requests, contact:
Chris Meyer, Director, Marketing and Communications
+1-201-251-2600 x136

Alli Cozic, Content and Social Media Coordinator
+1-201-251-2600 x101

Hotel and Travel Partner

 DIMDEX Hotel Tariff (PDF)- Coming Soon!

TripAxis Events & Marketing is the market leader in providing accommodation, travel and on site logistics for worldwide events. We pride ourselves on our personal services, attention to detail and on-site support.

View their service options: www.tripaxisevents.com


International Communication

Cellhire is an international Mobile Solutions company that offers a broad range of rental services including international cell phones, BlackBerry devices, 3G data cards, and a host of satellite options.

View their service options: www.cellhire.com




The State Department’s Office of American Citizens Services and Crisis Management (ACS) administers the Consular Information Program, which informs the public of conditions abroad that may affect their safety and security. Country Specific Information, Travel Alerts, and Travel Warnings are vital parts of this program.

 Read more


Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Read More

By enrolling in STEP, you will:

  • Receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your destination country, helping you make informed decisions about your travel plans.
  • Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency.
  • Help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency.

Visa Requirements

See the government of Qatar’s website for visa information.

Requirements for Entry:

  • Passport valid for at least six months
  • Visa

Be sure to leave Qatar before your visa expires.  The Qatari Government charges as much as USD $55 for each day that you overstay your visa, up to USD $3,300.

For further information, see the Qatari Ministry of Interior website.

Tourist visas: When traveling on a U.S. passport, the Government of Qatar does not require prior visa arrangements and travelers my obtain a free visa waiver upon arrival.  The waiver is valid for 30 days from the date of issuance and entitles the holder to spend up to 30 days in Qatar, or multiple entries during the 30-day validity.  Passports must have a minimum validity of six months.  More information can be found on the Government of Qatar website.  

Download and Print for your Travelers- Coming Soon!


Kallman Worldwide | USA Partnership Pavilion

Oshaira Rojas | Exhibitor Services Specialist
Oshairar@kallman.com | +1-201-251-2600 x134

Christa March  | Program Manager
ChristaM@kallman.com | +1-201-251-2600 x116

Kevin Tighe | Sales Lead
KevinT@kallman.com | +1-201-251-2600 x172

Nancy Villari | Project Coordinator
NancyV@kallman.com | +1-201-251-2600 x104

Jonathan DeBarge | Creative Services
JonathanD@kallman.com | +1-201-251-2600 x130

Chris Meyer | Director, Marketing & Communications
ChrisM@kallman.com | +1-201-251-2600 x136

Alli Cozic | Marketing Assistant
AlliC@kallman.com | @KallmanEWC | #USPavilion