Attendee FAQ

  • When will online registration be ready?

    • Online registration will be ready mid-June. Please check back to our website then.
  • How much is a trade show pass? I am ready to see all that great equipment!

    • For EXPO 2020, trade show admittance is FREE! Simply sign up on line or call the office. You must be registered even though it is FREE!
  • When will I be able to book my EXPO discounted room rate?

    • Now! Please check the hotel detail information on the hotel and travel page.
  • What is the cancellation policy for EXPO?

    • Cancellation for all registration categories must be received in writing at the TCIA office before 10/15/2020 for a full refund. No refunds will be given after 10/15/2020. If, however, travel or other restrictions are imposed after 10/15/2020 that would make it impossible or impracticable for the attendee to attend EXPO 2020, the attendee shall at their option receive a full refund of the registration paid or a credit for the TCI EXPO 2021 event.
  • Are there group discount rates for EXPO?

    • Yes, buy 4 gold cards, get 1 free. Everything must be purchased at the same time.
  • How much is a taxi from the airport to downtown Baltimore?

    • The closest airport is Baltimore International Airport (airport code BWI). Upon arrival at the airport, proceed to the landside terminal, lower level, exit through the "commercial" doors and head toward the taxi stand area on the curb where cabs are waiting. Or follow the signs for Uber. The center is 8 miles from the airport and at time of publication the average taxi cost was $38.00. Ride shares are also available as well as Light Rail Service. The Light rail is available at a cost of only $1.60.
  • Is there parking at the Convention Center?

  • Are children allowed at TCI EXPO?

    • Children are allowed if accompanied at all times by an adult. Children under 17 are free but must be registered and have an attendee badge.
  • Is alcohol served at TCI EXPO?

    • For safety purposes, alcohol is not available at the convention center during show hours.
  • What is the Welcome Reception at TCI EXPO?

    • TCIA and Vermeer invite all registered TCI EXPO attendees and exhibitors to the Welcome Reception on Thursday, October 29th. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oevures and a cash bar!
  • Is there a manned coat check or secured storage area at the show?

    • No, we do not offer manned coat check or secured storage area. We encourage you to keep your personal belongings at the hotel and not bring them to the EXPO.