Why Exhibit at this Show?

Your company is invited to share its innovative products and services more than 1,000 attendees of this conference on deep foundations, excavation support and ground improvement. 150+ companies, international and domestic, will join us in National Harbor, Maryland, just 25 minutes from our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. Participation in this conference demonstrates your leadership in the industry while connecting with clients, potential clients, and even your competitors, to share the latest technology available in the industry. This conference will celebrate the hard work, passion and technologies that drive this industry worldwide.

To learn more about who attends this show, check out page 2 of the DFI45 Sponsorship Guide.

Exhibitor Floor Plan

View the current Exhibitor Floor Plan for this show and make plans to join us in National Harbor, MD.

Exhibitor Services Kit & What Booths Include

Freeman is DFI’s exhibit services provider for this conference. The Exhibit Services Kit will be available from Freeman this spring, however, review the following information as you prepare for this show.
Exhibit Booth | Exhibit booths include the following:

FEATURED (16’wX10’d) # of Booths Available: 10

STANDARD (10’wx8’d) # of Booths Available: 145

2-Full Conference Access Registrations

1-Full Conference Access Registration

2-6’wx2’d Skirted Table

1-6’2x2’w Skirted Table





Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet

2-Exhibitor 2nd Attendees at $745.00 each*

1-Exhibitor 2nd Attendee at $745.00*

*Additional attendees beyond these quantities must pay at published conference rates.

Electrical Services | Electrical services are not included with the purchase of a booth. The Gaylord National Resort is pleased to provide you with a variety of electrical services from which to choose. The Exhibit Services Kit you receive in the spring will include ordering details and pricing. Plan to place your order when you receive the kit, as late and on-site ordering fees will apply.

Flooring | The Exhibit Hall (Potomac AB) is carpeted and the color is deep blue and gold. See the photo below for color and pattern. You can still choose to add flooring to your Exhibit Services order through Freeman.

Exhibit Fees* & Exhibit Hall Day Passes

Featured Exhibitor Booth - DFI Members
Featured Exhibitor Booth - Non-Members
$6,190 (includes membership through Dec. 2020)
Standard Exhibitor Booth - DFI Members
Standard Exhibitor Booth - Non-Members
$3,645 (includes membership through Dec. 2020)
Exhibitor 2nd Attendee
$745        On-Site: $845
Exhibitor Day Pass: Day 1 Only (Oct. 14)
On-Site: $250
Exhibitor Day Pass: Day 2 Only (Oct. 15)
On-Site: $250
Exhibitor Day Pass: Day 1 and 2 (Oct. 15 and 16)
On-Site: $500
IMPORTANT: Day Passes include networking breakfasts and breaks only. They do not include receptions, luncheons or the banquet. Register early to avoid on-site registration fee increases.

Show Schedule*

Exhibitor Set-Up
Tuesday, October 13
4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.*
Exhibition Hours
Wednesday, October 14
7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Thursday, October 15
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exhibition Hours
Friday, October 16
7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Exhibitor Break-Down
Friday, October 16
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
*Exhibitor Move-In will be on a split-shift between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Potomac A Exhibitors and Potomac B Exhibitors will receive scheduled times to begin their booth set-up. Stay tuned for updates and thank you in advance for your understanding. All timing is subject to change.

Other Important Exhibitor Information

  • Please share the details regarding your booth purchase with your on-site booth attendant(s) to ensure your company receives all the benefits of participating in this not-to-miss conference.
  • Exhibiting companies must consent to the terms in DFI’s Exhibit Space Contract. When you register online, consent is requested before your registration is considered complete. To preview a copy of the Contract, click here
  • DFI reserves the right to adjust booth locations based on program changes.
  • Freeman will only move freight during posted show hours. Show hours appear on this website and in the Exhibit Space Contract. Exhibitors are expected to set-up and break-down according to this schedule. A fee of $500.00 will be billed to exhibiting companies that set-up late or break-down early. We appreciate your willingness to adhere to these guidelines.
  • From time to time, smaller companies may want to ship their booth materials directly to the hotel. Please know that sending materials directly to the Gaylord National Resort may have you experience delays in retrieving your shipment. Click here for information from FedEx Office for details about sending packages directly to the hotel. These Exhibitors are also asked to make their own arrangements to store shipping cases and other material (at the booth or in their hotel room). Neither the Gaylord National Resort or DFI will be able to accommodate exhibitor storage.

Interested in gaining additional exposure for your company? Consider sponsoring the conference. Doing so demonstrates your commitment to knowledge and your leadership in the industry. View our Sponsorship Opportunities for details.

More Exhibitor Opportunities

Click – The Mobile App Exhibitor Photo Scavenger Hunt Game

For $150, 10 exhibiting companies can be part of the Click Game Photo Scavenger Hunt in the Conference Mobile App. Attendees will be encouraged to visit all exhibitors in the game, including Diamond, Platinum and Gold sponsors, and entered in a drawing to win a cash prize. Their booth numbers will appear in the challenge/question pertaining to their company.


Reserve your participation with your exhibit booth when registering online for the conference. To add this feature to your existing exhibitor registration, use your confirmation email to modify your registration.
Advertise in the Conference Program & Schedule
Member companies are welcome to advertise in the printed and online Conference Program & Schedule. Being an exhibitor at the show is not required to purchase an ad.



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You can view the specifications here. Already registered? Use your confirmation email to modify your registration and add the feature to your existing registration.