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UNOFFICIAL VENDOR WARNINGS

BEWARE OF UNOFFICIAL VENDORS

EXPO PACK Guadalajara exhibitors have reported receiving solicitations from vendors NOT affiliated with EXPO PACK – specifically regarding hotel reservations.

Hotel Reservation Scams

EXPO PACK has received reports from exhibitors who booked hotel rooms through various third parties only to subsequently learn that no reservations were in place and deposits, along with full prepayment, were not returned. Additionally, numerous convention bureaus are reporting hundreds of complaints from trade show managers who are receiving similar reports from exhibiting companies who booked rooms through a “third party room broker” and ended up at sold out hotels with no reservations and no recourse for the payment of rooms. These brokers falsely imply they are affiliated with show management and secure deposits and/or full prepayment from exhibiting companies. The Official Housing Bureau for EXPO PACK is OLE and EXPO PACK has no affiliation with any other room brokers. OLE is the only company that is officially sanctioned and certified by EXPO PACK to book hotel rooms on behalf of its exhibitors and attendees. OLE can be reached by phone at +52 55 8880-1636 ext 101, or you can book your room online.

Attendee Email List Scams

We would like to remind all exhibitors that the attendee mailing list for EXPO PACK Guadalajara is not available for purchase. Any solicitation claiming to have the email list of EXPO PACK Guadalajara attendees is fraudulent, as EXPO PACK does not sell or rent the attendee email list.

Exhibitors Beware

We urge all exhibitors to be especially diligent when engaging with any vendor who is not an official contractor of EXPO PACK. Show Management and our official EXPO PACK vendors will never send emails from a non-business account such as Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc. If you receive any suspicious solicitations regarding hotel reservations, please contact show management at +52 55 5545-4254 or operaciones@expopack.com.mx.

EXPO PACK Guadalajara by the Numbers
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161000
net square feet
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700
exhibitors
16000
buyers / attendees

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