Forklift A forklift and operator will be available for use during Move In and Move Out, your stand package includes I forklift for move in / 1 forklift for move out. If your require more than 1 forklift refer to the prices below;
1 – 3 lifts 4 – 6 lifts 7 – 9 lifts 10+ lifts
$33.00 per lift (incl. GST) $27.50 per lift (incl. GST) $22.00 per lift (incl. GST) POA
Please refer to the MOVE IN SCHEDULE within the online Compulsory Forms to make a booking or contact Agility Fairs & Events on 03 9330 3303.
Loading Dock Procedures
Enter the loading dock via Normanby Road, Southbank. The loading dock is a one-way system; enter from the Montague Street end off Normanby Road and exit at the Clarendon Street end.
The Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre has a vehicle checkpoint at the dock entry to monitor access and ensure orderly unloading. The loading dock is a tow-away zone.
All vehicles entering the MCEC loading dock will be issued with a 30-minute unloading permit. Please advise the loading dock immediately if you expect to take longer than 30 minutes. Extended time for larger vehicles is at the discretion of security staff manning the gate at the Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre.
Melbourne City Council will issue a parking fine for vehicles exceeding the time limit. Note: EEA has no authority over this area. Once goods have been unloaded you must remove your vehicle from the dock. You will be directed to the nearest available Exhibitor Car Park.
Move In schedule Please complete the MOVE IN SCHEDULE FORM located within the online Compulsory Forms, to ensure you are allocated a time on the loading dock.
Please provide Agility Fairs & Events with details of all machinery and product that will be brought on site.
Carriers must be at the loading dock on time or forfeit their place in the queue. Carriers arriving early will be turned away and advised to return at their allocated time. It will be appreciated if everyone arriving at the loading dock could respect and listen to Agility Fairs & Events and the dock controllers, as they are there to assist the smooth flow of traffic. Agility Fairs & Events will also take care of your forklift, storage and freight requirements should you require this.
Agility Fairs & Events MUST be contacted if you require the use of the loading dock. Contact Kylie from Agility Fairs & Events on 03 9330 3303. This applies to all exhibitors who wish to unload any materials or goods via the loading dock.
Safety Vests Safety Vests and covered in shoes must be worn at all times during move in and move out. If you don’t have a safety vest of your own, you will be able to purchase them from the show office on site for $5.00
Construction The use of power saws, grinders and sanders within the building is not permitted. Stand builders are required to use pre-cut materials or cut at the wash down and preparation area on the Loading Dock, outside Cafe 4. Should rubbish be left in this area or drains be blocked Exhibitors will be charged a fee if contractors are required to restore this area back to a working condition. Single-phase power and water is connected in this area for contractor’s use. The Show Office will close at 7.00pm each evening, however stand construction may continue throughout the night by prior arrangement. Access will be limited to one loading dock door. All stand construction must be completed by the following times to allow exhibitors time to set up displays free of dust and rubbish: 12pm Tuesday 18 August 2011.
Rubbish Removal Items placed in the aisles overnight during Move In, or the exhibition, will be deemed as rubbish and will be removed from the Venue. Any excess rubbish removal that occupies more than 1sqm in the skip bins pre or post show will incur a cost and exhibitors will be charged an additional fee.
Trolleys Trolleys will be available (subject to availability) from the Agility desk located at the loading dock. You will be required to leave a security deposit, which will be refunded upon the return of trolley. Please note that the venue will not permit the use of trolleys on the concourse at any time.