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Orlando
Orlando

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

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Booth Labor

Orlando currently has an agreement with the Local IATSE Union (stagehands) to provide labor for display erection and dismantling – including carpet laying.

However, full-time employees of the exhibiting companies may set their own exhibits without assistance from this union (proof of employment may be required.) Any labor services that may be required beyond what your regular full time employees can provide, must be rendered by the IATSE union. Labor can be ordered from the general contractor, or from an independent contractor such as Absolute I & D.

Material Handling (Drayage)

Exhibitors may hand-carry their own materials into the exhibit facility. The use or rental of dollies, flat trucks and other mechanical equipment, however, is not permitted. While there is no “union” with jurisdiction over this function in Orlando, the general contractor will control access to the loading docks and control the unloading and reloading of all vehicles at the loading docks. Only full time employees of the exhibiting company will be allowed to hand carry items. Rigging is handled by riggers.

Electrical

The Orange County Convention Center provides electricians, but rules are pretty lax about exhibitors and/or stagehands performing most electrical tasks.

Hours

In Orlando, straight time rates are from Monday through Friday, 8am-5:00 pm, OT begins at 4:30 if there is only a ½ hour lunch. Overtime rates are incurred outside of those hours on Monday through Friday as well as all day on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Lunch is from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.

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