Exhibit at CTEX

General Information

Event Details

Our 2023 CTEX Conference provides outstanding educational and networking opportunities for people associated in all aspects of fire safety. CTEX will be open to all fire professionals, not just the California fire service.

CSFA invites businesses that provide products and services to the fire service industry to join this year’s conference as an exhibitor. Still going strong in its 101 years, CSFA is dedicated to ensuring its members a strong and united voice in the evolution of the fire service through unity in leadership, legislative action, education, training, and quality member services.

CTEX Conference Dates:
Sunday, April 16 through Thursday, April 20, 2023

Conference Location:
Pechanga Resort Casino 45000 Pechanga Parkway Temecula, CA 92592

Exhibit Hall Dates/Hours/Registration/Sponsorships:
Tuesday, April 18 12 Noon to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, April 19 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Exhibitor Registration Packet (PDF)
Exhibitor Registration & Sponsorships Now Open!

Expected Attendance: 200

Attendee Profiles:
County, City and Volunteer fire departments; Nonprofit organizations, Wildland, Dispatchers, EMS/Behavioral Health

Exhibitor Contact Information:
Jo Anne Hill, Exhibits Coordinator 623-337-4114 (Office)

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How to Exhibit at CTEX

Exhibitor Move-in Dates/Hours

Monday, April 17  —  2:00 — 5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 18  —  8:00 — 11:00 am

Exhibit Hall Hours

Tuesday, April 18 12 Noon to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, April 19 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Lunch will be served inside the Exhibit Hall area for conference attendees.


Floor Plan

Please note:  This floor plan is subject to change without notice.  Please contact our event manager to obtain a current floor plan or to answer any questions about exhibiting.

Contact: Jo Anne Hill, Event Manager
623-500-9955 (Mobile)

Benefits of being a CTEX Exhibitor

  • Visibility for your company or organization Dedicated expo time with attendees for two days
  • An opportunity to showcase your products, services and programs to a broad range of firef ighting community decision makers
  • A forum to demonstrate your support of California’s firefighting community and the borders beyond

CSFA values our vendors and sponsors and greatly appreciates their contributions to the success of our conference and expo.

Exhibit Table Top Pricing

  • Exhibit Table Display ………………….. $1,300.00
  • Apparatus Display ……….………..….… $1,200.00

NOTE:  All apparatus will be displayed outside near the exhibit area. Attendees will be able to visit the apparatus companies during their breaks and the lunch hour on Tuesday and Wednesday

Included in the exhibit table top package
  • One 60” x 30” draped table and two chairs
  • Two complimentary badges per booth
  • Your company’s name on signage in the event common areas
  • Company listing in digital Conference Program
  • Exhibitor listing on CTEX Conference website
  • Complimentary hotel WiFi

Material Shipping Requests

    Pechanga Resort Casino will accept packages up to 5 days prior to the start event date. The Resort will only accept packages via FEDEX or UPS. See more info in the Penchanga Material Handling (Drayage) Order Form below (PDF Download).

    Event Cancellation Guarantee

    Should the event be canceled for reasons beyond our control, your payment may be fully refundable or applied to the 2024 CTEX event

    Exhibitor Information

    Hotel Reservations

    We look forward to having you join us at the Pechanga.  Be sure to book your hotel reservations before the CTEX Room Block discount expires on Saturday, April 8th.

    Group Code: 2050036
    Website: https://www.pechanga.com
    Book Reservations: 1-888-732-4264
    Room Rate: $179.00 + taxes/fees
    Room Block: Sun. 4/16/23 through Thurs. 4/20/23
    Occupancy Tax: 12% (Subject to change)
    Sales Tax: 9% (Subject to change)
    **No resort fee**
    Cut-Off Room Block: Saturday, April 8, 2023
    Room Type: King/Non-Smoking
    Check in: 4:00 pm
    Check-out time: 11:00 am

    Payments for Exhibits and Sponsorships

    The CTEX finance department has requested any outstanding payments for exhibit space, sponsorships, and meals be paid by Friday, March 24th.  If you have any questions, please send an email to membership@csfa.net

    Exhibitor Information and Badge Form

    We would like to make sure we have exhibitor badges ready for your group when you arrive at the Pechanga.  Please find attached a copy of the Exhibitor Badge Form for you to complete.  The form needs to be sent back to our office by Monday, April 3rd. 

    Exhibit Floorplan

    Our exhibitors will be located on the ground floor in the Summit Foyer and Summit Ballroom A.  This area is located in the Resort Tower, next to the restaurant, 1882 Cantina.  Exhibit tables have been given preliminary assignments and a copy of the floor plan is attached.  The assignments may change based on exhibit type and the exhibitors will be notified of any changes.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Jo Anne Hill @ joanne@bookmarkevents.com.

    Order Electrical for your Exhibit Table

    Electrical for your exhibit space needs to be ordered directly through the hotel. The early rate is $90.   Their staff need two weeks to process the paperwork, so please send the order form by Monday, April 3rd The form and instructions are attached. Please don’t wait until you arrive to set up your exhibit table to order power.  It’s expensive…..
    Email:  mschoeder@pechanga.com

    Phone (951) 770-3358• Fax (951) 770-8533

    Be A Door Prize Sponsor – Let Us Help Your Company Get Recognized!

    We will be giving out 10 door prizes on Wednesday, April 19th during the lunch hour.  We have a few slots left!  The attendees are so appreciative of the door prize giveaway event.  Sign-up today and be part of the fun!  Attached is the Door Prize Sponsorship Form.  Due date is Monday, April 3! 

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    We are truly grateful for the exhibitors who are our 2023 sponsors for various activities during CTEX.  We would love to have more sponsors and are happy to create a custom sponsorship opportunity to showcase your company!  Just let us know by Monday, April 3rd so we can get your logo in the digital conference program and on the event signage.  Please view the sponsorship opportunities in the Exhibitor Registration Packet (Attached)   

    Shipping Materials to Hotel

    If your company is planning to ship materials to the hotel, please use the attached Drayage and Shipping Form.  The Pechanga has a strict policy about accepting shipments. 

    Please ship all inventory to Pechanga Resort Casino at 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA 92592 – Phone (951) 770-8607

    The Resort will accept packages up to 5 days prior to the start event date. If packages are received before that time, additional storage fees may apply in addition to the receiving rates listed below. The Resort will only accept packages via FEDEX or UPS. Please do not send via USPS as it will cause a delay in receiving.

    Advance Purchase the Buffet Lunch and President’s Dinner Tickets

    There will be a buffet lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday during the exhibit hours.  Meals are not included as part of your exhibit space.

    Buffet Lunch each day is $53.00 + fees per person

    President’s Dinner on Tuesday evening is $80.00 + fees per person.  Exhibitors are invited and CSFA would love your participation.
    Click here to pre-pay for meal tickets.

    Important Cut-off Dates
    March 24 All payments exhibit space, sponsorships, and meal tickets are due.
    April 1 Room block cut-off at the Pechanga Resort Casino– Group Code 2050036
    April 3 Exhibitor Badge Order Forms due to CTEX (Attached)
    April 3 Door Prize Sponsor Forms due to CTEX  (Attached)
    April 3 Electrical Order Form due to Pechanga Resort  (Attached)
    April 10 Bag Inserts for the attendee bags to be received by CSFA
    April 10 Purchase advance lunch buffet tickets & President’s Dinner Tickets
    Exhibitor Move-in Dates/Hours
    Monday, April 17  2:00 to 5:00 pm
    Tuesday, April 18 8:00 to 11:00 am
    Exhibit Hours
    April 18 Tuesday – 12:00 to 4:00 pm
    April 19 Wednesday – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Dedicated Expo Hours will be 12:00 to 2:00 pm each day.

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