Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will open in the Long Beach Convention Center Lobby on 18 September.
APEX/IFSA Global EXPO is a member only event. Only registered 2023 APEX/IFSA Global EXPO attendees will be allowed into the 2023 APEX/IFSA Global EXPO hall and events. Badges may not be shared. You will be asked to show a company ID or business card. Registrants must be 21 years of age or above to enter the Global EXPO show floor during exhibit hours.
|Registration Category||Early Registration Rate|
through 18 August 2023 (11:59 PM EDT)
19 August 2023 – Onsite
|Full Registrations – Includes Global EXPO show floor, all events and sessions|
|Caterer/Supplier Member – Exhibitor/Sponsor||$650||$675|
|Caterer/Supplier Member – Non-Exhibitor/Non-Sponsor||$900||$925|
|Exhibitor Booth Personnel – Includes Global EXPO Show Floor Only|
|Booth Personnel – Global EXPO Only||$400||$425|
Only registered attendees will be allowed into the event. Badges may not be shared. You will be asked to show a company ID or business card. Registrants must be 21 years of age or above to enter the event.
Payment Policy: All badge registrations must be paid in full before the event. If payment has not been received by APEX offices prior to the event, payment will be required onsite to receive entrance into the event. No invoices will be issued for registration fees onsite.
Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are refundable through 11:59 PM ET, 15 August 2023, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after 15 August 2023. APEX reserves the right to cancel any programs and assumes no responsibility for personal expenses. Refund requests will be processed 30 days after the meeting concludes.
Member Database: Registrants of the event are added to the APEX/IFSA admin database and member distribution list and receive access to receive member benefits through their company membership.
Your individual profile is only visible to other APEX/IFSA members within the members-only directory or attendee directory of events.* You can log into the member database, or contact staff, to opt-out of emails at any time.
*For events allowing non-member registration, your profile is not visible to members within the portal.
Attendee Lists: Be advised that all attendees registered for the event will appear on an attendee list. No contact information is provided on these lists (only name, professional title, company, city, state/province, country). Registered APEX and IFSA members will also appear on the Attendee Directory. The same information that is visible within the online member portal will be visible to other registered members. Non-members do not have access to the Attendee Directory.
Registered members have access to the Attendee Directory/List at this link. After logging into the member portal click on Register at the top and then Attendee Directory on the drop down.
Photography waiver: By attending or participating in this event, registrants agree that the record of their attendance and their likenesses (including photos/video of themselves separate and in groups, photos/video of their company displays, etc.) may appear in APEX/IFSA publications, promotional matter, and other printed, electronic, or video materials. Registrants are also herein advised that the news media attend this event and may record registrants’ attendance, images and comments for publication or broadcast.
Anti-Harassment Statement: APEX/IFSA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. [Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks.] Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference [without a refund] at the discretion of the conference organizers. By attending or participating in this event, registrants agree to this anti-harassment policy.
COVID 19 Statement: Attendees and exhibitors acknowledge that registering for and attending or participating in an APEX event constitutes an agreement by the registrant to abide by APEX and the venues’ efforts to comply with current governmental local recommendations and requirements and to engage in certain health and safety protocols while attending the event as requested by the Association, including but not limited to wearing a mask, engaging in appropriate physical distancing, and not attending/ departing the event if feeling sick or showing certain symptoms. Further, attendees at the event acknowledge that their attendance is voluntary, that they assume any and all risk associated with participating, and that they hold APEX and its directors, agents, attendees, and employees harmless against any claims arising from their attendance.
Press Registration (Approval required)
Complimentary press registration is available, by approval, to any reporter, writer, editor, photographer, or videographer assigned by a recognized news media organization to cover the event. Writers of corporate blogs are not considered members of the media, and generally not eligible to register as press. Exceptions to this rule will be made on a case-by-case basis.
- Full-time employees of news media organizations must present a business card and a press I.D.
- Freelancers must present identification AND a signed letter from the assignment editor of a recognized news media organization (on company letterhead of the specific media outlet) verifying that they have been retained to cover the events.
- Each news media organization is limited to two representatives. (Exceptions may be made upon request for video crews.)
- Marketing and sales associates are not considered members of the media and cannot register as press.
- Complimentary Press Registrants may attend only for editorial purposes. Press attendees should not engage in advertising solicitation, circulation, or any other business purpose.