SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology
Conference and Exhibition

4–6 February 2020 | The Woodlands, Texas, USA 
The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center 

Exhibitor Resources

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Exhibitor Resources

Important Dates and Deadlines

8 April 2019
50% of Deposit Due

23 July 2019
100% of Exhibit Space Balance Due

October 2019
Housing and Registration Opens

December 2019
Online Profiles Due

6 January 2020
Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Forms Due from Contractors

14 January 2020
Deadline to Submit Notification for Late Move In ( spe.events@spe.org)

14 January 2020
Hanging Sign Requests Due to Show Management ( spe.events@spe.org)

14 January 2020
Deadline to Order Services (carpet, furniture, electricity, etc.)

Please Note: We collect and share personal information that you provide to us in order to communicate with, and provide information and services to, you regarding the event.  We have a legitimate interest in processing your personal information for these reasons.  For more information, please see our privacy policy.

Quick Links

SPE Show Management
Email SPE

Housing and Registration
Email Experient
Local: 888.269.6829
International: +1.847.996.5825

Booth Services
Email Freeman

Toll Free and Canada: 888.508.5054
Local and International: 817.607.5000

Exhibition Schedule (Including Move In & Move Out Details)

View the full Exhibition Schedule (PDF)

Show Days:

  • No one under the age of 15 on the show floor during move in.
  • Anyone accessing the show floor must have an official show badge.
  • Exhibitors may access the show floor early on show days. See the official Exhibition Schedule for specific hours.

Move-In and Move Out:

  • No open toed shoes during move in or move out.
  • No one under the age of 18 on the show floor during move in or move out.
  • POVs – Someone must remain with the vehicle at all times while at the loading dock.
  • Anyone requiring access to the show floor must have an official show badge, or a wristband.
  • If bringing oversized/large equipment, please notify show management at spe.events@spe.org so that special arrangements can be made to allow access for transport to your booth space.

Late Move-In:
If you plan to begin your booth set up after 1300 on Monday, 3 February please notify Show Management by 24 January.  It is imperative that late set ups order carpet, electricity and furniture prior to 14 January.  If the exhibitor does not notify show management of a late arrival, said exhibitor will be presumed a no-show and the exhibit space will be re-sold or made into a lounge area.

Register Your Staff

Registration will open in late October 2019.

What to Expect:
Experient will manage registration for the 2020 SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Conference and Exhibition.  The primary contact on your account will been notified via email or newsletter once online registration opens. Please reference your booth space confirmation letter for your company specific, case sensitive password which is necessary for logging into the Experient Registration System. If you need assistance with your password, please contact spe.events@spe.org.

Registration Includes:
The number of complimentary Full Conference Registrations is two (2) per 100 square feet of contracted exhibit space (applies to 80 sq. ft. booths in the lobby) and six (6) paid exhibitor registrations per 100 square feet. Registration includes admittance to Technical Sessions, Expo Reception, Exhibition, Coffee Breaks, Networking Luncheons and One Digital Proceedings Code send to the exhibits contact one week prior to the show. Training courses not included.

Additional Registrations:
Exhibitors may purchase up to (2x comp reg.) paid exhibitor registrations per 100 square feet of contracted exhibit space at the discounted rate of USD of $ 355.00.  Said registrations will include the same access as complimentary registrations. Exhibitors can purchase these Paid Exhibitor Registrations online.

Badge Mailing:
Badges will NOT BE MAILED prior to the conference.

Onsite Registration and Badge Pick-Up:
Exhibitor Registration will be located on level 2 of the Marriott, and will open 2 February at 1300 hours for badge pick up and onsite exhibitor registration.

Registration Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding registration or require assistance, please contact Experient Customer Service toll free at +1.888.269.6829. International registrants please call +1.847.996.5828 or email Fracturing@experient-inc.com.


Update Your Company Profile, Add a Co-Exhibitor

Contracted Exhibitors

Contracted Exhibitors receive a complimentary full listing (Upgrade 2) which includes:

  • Company Name
  • Booth Number
  • Website URL
  • Company Address, Phone/Fax Numbers
  • Company Profile (limit 350 Characters)
  • 6 Product/Service Categories (online only)
  • 3 Press Releases – May add additional for USD 150 each
  • 3 Digital Product Showcase (Images) – May add additional for USD 150 each

Your exhibitor profile is an attendee's first impression of your company so it is very important to make sure this information is up to date and reads exactly as you wish for it to appear in your online listing and in the onsite printed program. To get started, please log into the Exhibitor Portal using your case sensitive company password. Your password can be found on your booth space confirmation letter. If you are in need of password assistance, please email spe.events@spe.org. Once you have logged in, click "Edit Company Listing" and then make your updates. It is imperative that you click on ‘Save’ regardless of whether or not changes are made. This will alert management that your profile has been reviewed.

Click here to view your listing.

Add Co-Exhibitors 

The following may be added to your account as co-exhibitors:

  • Sister company
  • Parent company
  • Division
  • Manufacturing/Distributing Company
  • Joint Venture

Co-exhibitors will receive a complimentary basic listing, which includes:

  • Company Name
  • Booth Number
  • 6 Product/Service Categories (online only)

Co-exhibitors may elect to upgrade to an Upgrade 2 listing for USD 250. See section above for Upgrade 2 inclusions.

To add a co-exhibitor, email spe.events@spe.org. If you would like for your co-exhibitors to be upgraded to a Level 2 Upgrade, please make note in your email

Booth Specifications, Rules, and Regulations

Booth Specifications (PDF)
Rules & Regulations (PDF)

PLEASE NOTE: Failure to abide by these regulations can/will result in the loss of Priority Points.

Booth Equipment NOT Included with Booth Space Purchase

Carpet, electricity, furniture, and trashcans are NOT included with your booth space purchase and should be ordered separately. Please see the drop downs in the accordion below for ordering information.

  • The exhibit hall is already carpeted.
  • 10x10 booths will be set with an 8' high blue and gray back drape, 3' high blue side dividers and a 7"x44" one-line identification sign.

Special Event Insurance

SPE does require each exhibitor to have insurance, however, proof of coverage is not required.

If you have hired or plan on hiring a 3rd party contractor to build your booth (other than Freeman and your own staff), please see the Third Party Contractors (EAC) section below.

Rules and Regulations

  • No open-toed shoes of any kind will be permitted on the exhibition floor. Violators of this safety rule will be asked to leave the exhibit floor.
  • Children under the age of 18 are not permitted on the show floor during move-in or move-out.
  • Children under the age of 15 are not permitted on the show floor during official show hours.
  • Flying drones are not permitted.       
  • Animals are not permitted unless they are registered service animals.

For a complete list of all Rules and Regulations, please view the official Rules and Regulations found in the Exhibitor Services Manual.

Photography/AV Recording Regulations
SPE is organized and operated exclusively to promote and further advance scientific and technical knowledge of offshore resources and environmental matters. To maintain the unparalleled technological experience, SPE must enforce a photography and videography policy which will protect the leading-edge technology showcased at the event. Please see the official Rules and Regulations to review the full policy.

Third Party Contractors (EACs)

Exhibitors are no longer required to submit paperwork or payment for appointing a contractor. We do recommend that you review the information below and that you follow up with your contractor to ensure all steps have been taken by the posted deadlines.

If you have been hired to build/design booth space at this event, it is mandatory that you:

  • Complete and submit the EAC Agreement by 6 January 2020.
  • Provide Proof of Insurance

Once your Agreement has been received, you will receive emailed communication stating that you have been approved.

If you need to add additional companies at a later date, please visit this section and submit another request via the online form. Please do not email requests for these additions directly to our email inbox.

EACs needing access to the show floor during show days will need to be registered and badged. Please contact the exhibiting company so they can register your staff using their complimentary registrations.

EACs only needing access to the show floor during set-up and tear-down will not need to be badged. These employees will need to check in at the freight door each morning to obtain a colored wristband. They will be required to provide government issued photo ID’s.

Please note – failure to follow the aforementioned processes will result in a delay or denial of access to the show floor.

Official Contractor:
Freeman is our Official Show Decorator and is exempt from the above.

Exclusive Contractors:
For insurance and safety reasons, Exclusive Contractors designated in the Official Exhibitor Services Manual MUST be used for services such as:

  • Catering
  • Electrical
  • Rigging
  • Plumbing
  • Drayage/Forklift Operations
  • Telecommunications

Please contact  spe.events@spe.org with any questions. We appreciate your cooperation

Order Forms, Shipping Information, Full Exhibitor Kit

Booth Equipment NOT Included with Booth Space Purchase

The exhibit Hall is already carpeted, so no additional flooring is needed/required.  Electricity, furniture, and trashcans are NOT included with your booth space purchase and should be ordered separately. Please see the drop downs in the accordion below for ordering information.

  • The exhibit hall aisles will be carpeted in Tuxedo (a black & gray tweed); however, individual booth spaces will not be carpeted.
  • 10x10 booths will be set with an 8' high gray and black back drape, 3’ high gray side dividers, and a 7"x44" one-line identification sign


Audio Visual, Electrical, Internet, Phone, Plumbing & Water
Booth Cleaning
Lead retrieval
Sign and Banner Hanging
Quick Facts
Official Contact Information
Full Exhibitor Service Kit

Guest Invitations

Boost traffic to your booth by inviting clients and prospects by taking advantage of our Guest Invitation program. Exhibitors are eligible for five (5) complimentary invitations per 100 square feet of exhibit space purchased. Any guests registered beyond the complimentary allotted count will be billed to your company at the rate of USD 55 each.

Use of these invitations for exhibiting staff and third party contractors is strictly prohibited.

Email registration@spe.org to request your Guest Card Template.

Lead Retrieval

Take advantage of Lead Management units offered through Experient. Lead Management units will help you track visitors and potential clients who stop by your booth during the conference.

Lead Retrieval Order Form (PDF)

Market Your Exhibit

Download show banners and promote your participation on your website and emails.

Web banners:


When posting a banner to your website, please be sure to embed the conference website link within the banner image.