Exhibitor-Appointed Contractor (EAC) Information & Rules – Venetian

Exhibit Days / Hours for the 2024 SHOT SHOW

  • Move-in days: EACs may enter hall at 6:45am
  • Tuesday 1/23/24: EACs may enter hall at 6:00am
  • EACs will not be permitted in halls until 5:00pm after show closing on Friday 1/26/24


Tuesday, January 16 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)
Wednesday, January 17 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)
Thursday, January 18 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)
Friday, January 19 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)
Saturday, January 20 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)
Sunday, January 21 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)
Monday, January 22 (Venetian Expo)8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
(Follow Target Schedule)

Show Hours

Tuesday, January 23 (Venetian Expo)8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday, January 24 (Venetian Expo)8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday, January 25 (Venetian Expo)8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday, January 26 (Venetian Expo)8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • IMPORTANT NOTE! Booths 20000s, 30000s and 60000s open at 8:00 a.m. daily!
  • Tuesday – Exhibitors, Exhibitor Media, Manufacturer Reps, and EACs may enter at 6am
  • Wednesday – Friday – Exhibitors, Exhibitor Media, Manufacturer Reps, may enter one hour prior to opening (7am)


Friday, January 265:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Saturday, January 2712:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, January 288:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, January 298:00 AM – 5:00 PM


  • Badges: EACs are not authorized to have Exhibitor Badges. 
  • Clients: The EAC must provide Show Management, no later than 12/22/23, the exhibitors who have retained them and the services to be performed. 
  • Provide Show Management the name and cell phone of the on-site supervisor.


  • It is recommended that the on-site supervisor have a copy of the SHOT Show EAC Agreement & Certificate of Insurance on their cell phone.
  • The EAC is responsible for adherence to all SHOT Show, Venetian and Caesars Forum regulations.
  • The EAC is liable and responsible for the actions and activities of any of its sub-contractors.
  • The EAC shall not solicit business on the Show floor.
  • EAC may photograph its own client booth(s) only.
  • EAC is prohibited from using the SHOT Show name, logo or any likeness for the purpose of promoting or marketing its own activities.


  • While aisle carpeting is being installed, containers, jockey boxes, ladders and any other equipment must be removed completely from the show floor.
  • EACs are responsible for turning on their breakers for booth power. SES will turn on Venetian power one hour prior to show opening.
  • EAC will not establish service desks inside the hall unless approved by Show Management. The EAC will utilize space as designated by Show Management outside the exhibit hall.
  • Use of electric scooters is prohibited.


  • EAC will share responsibility with Freeman, all reasonable costs incurred in connection with the EAC operation, including overtime pay for stewards, security if necessary, and restoration of the exhibit hall to its initial condition.
  • Wristbands are issued daily starting Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at The Venetian Expo, and Friday, January 20, 2024 at Caesars Forum.
  • Union rules and Regulations apply. EAC services shall not conflict, violate or jeopardize in any way the existing labor regulations, agreements, contracts or relations; or cause any interference with or inconvenience to the SHOT Show or any exhibitor. 
  • All EAC personnel must wear the wristband, provided by Show Management.
  • EAC personnel must be dressed in suitable attire at all times.