NOVEMBER – Issue 6

IWF 2022 Exhibitor Update
267 Days Until IWF Atlanta | Tue-Fri, Aug 23-26, 2022
News for 2022 Exhibitors
Welcome to IWF 2022 Exhibitor Update, the all-new way to help you stay on top of important information key to your show experience. Published twice monthly, Exhibitor Update provides quick-read details on operational deadlines, marketing opportunities and show enhancements essential to your IWF 2022 business.
Here’s a quick look at what’s happening now and next at IWF for your 2022 show planning:
  • The Challengers Award® Call for Entries is coming in December – The many long hours of brain storming, designing, developing, testing and re-testing your new idea are now ready to be recognized. The IWF 2022 Challengers Award Competition is the opportunity to announce your accomplishment and be recognized as an industry pioneer. Challengers Award entry forms will be made available on the IWF website in early December. Follow this link for additional information and to download the entry form when available: Challengers Award.

    *IWF 2020 Challengers Award competitors may re-enter their submissions for the IWF 2022 competition. Those IWF 2020 exhibitors in IWF 2022 wishing to re-enter their products must complete new entry forms just as if this were the first time entering (judges are instructed to destroy entries following a competition to protect the intellectual property of competitors).
  • Exhibitor Housing and Badge Registration is OPEN Log in to your Exhibitor Dashboard to request badges and manage your hotel accommodations.
  • The Qualified Distributor Program is OPEN – You can begin inviting your distributors. The program has been revamped to make it easier for you to invite your distributors and for your distributor to register for the show. Please be sure to invite your distributors EARLY so they can take advantage of the program! For more information, read here.
  • Interactive Exhibitor Checklist – The comprehensive guide to stay on track while planning for IWF 2022. Log in to your Exhibitor Dashboard to get started.
  • Move-In & Move-Out Freight Schedules for IWF 2022 – Show move-in begins Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 8:00am and move-out will begin Friday, August 26, 2022 at 2:00pm. Each exhibitor will have an Assigned Freight Move-In and Move-Out scheduled date. Detailed schedules will be available soon.
  • Email Safe List – Please make sure you include,, and on your safe senders list to help ensure you receive important information from IWF 2022.
  • To tap the unmatched buying power of IWF attendee customers, take advantage of list-rental options in IWF Pipeline here.
Important Dates:
  • December 2021 – Challengers Award Call for Entries
  • January 2022 – Exhibitor manual available online only
  • April 22, 2022 – Early names due for Hotels Perks
  • April 25, 2022 – Drawing for early names for Hotel Perks
  • June 22, 2022 – Names due for hotel assignments; Unassigned rooms released into general sale

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