Exhibitor Schedule

Monday, June 12th 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM Exhibitor Setup  - Please check in at exhibitor registration before setting up your booth 
Tuesday, June 13th 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM Exhibitor Setup, ALL rooms - Please check in at exhibitor registration before setting up your booth
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Vendor Show (Kalahari Convention Center)
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Vendor Live Fire Event (Erie County Conservation Club)
Set up starts at 4:00 PM
7:30 PM Exhibitors must have all vendor show items removed by this time. This time can be flexible for live-fire vendors.

Conference Attendee Door Prizes

  • OTOA staff will visit your exhibition spaces and collect door prizes for the live-fire event drawing.
  • OTOA staff will collect a business card and document information about the door prize. (Value, etc.)
  • When the Vendor card is drawn, and an attendee's name is announced, the OTOA will describe the door prize to the crowd and thank the company that provided the door prize.

Booth Information

Booth placement for the Tactical Operations and Public Safety Conference has been finalized.

Click on the image below for the 2023 OTOA exhibitor interactive map.

You can still view the floorplan for our last conference, the 2022 Training Conference and Vendor Show.

Other Important Information

  • EXHIBITION BOOTH SALES - Sales are 100% permitted and encouraged at your booth (no firearms sales per ATF rules, sorry)
  • LUNCH for EXHIBITORS - Two (2) box lunches are provided with each vendor company registration.
    Additional lunches can be purchased during the online registration process or by contacting Terry Graham at terry.graham@otoa.org

Included with Every Exhibition Space

  • 8' table with a table skirt
  • Pipe & drape
  • Two chairs
  • Wastebasket
  • Carpet
  • Wi-fi
  • Two (2) box lunches

Shipping to Kalahari

Download the Kalahari Package Shipping & Delivery Form.

If you shipped your exhibitor supplies to Kalahari, the convention center staff will bring your shipped materials to your booth space. 

Please Note

  • BOOTH NUMBER: Contact Terry Graham at terry.graham@otoa.org for your booth number assignment.
  • Kalahari answers all inquiries: email OHMeetingConcierge@KalahariResorts.com OR call the Kalahari Business Center at (419) 433-7200 Extension 34282
  • CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION/PAYMENT: Enter the payment info (credit card). Once you arrive at Kalahari and arrange the delivery of your displays or materials, Kalahari will accept full payment for the shipment. You can also expect contact from Kalahari Concierge requesting payment pre-event. 

After filling out this form, ALL of your packages must be delivered to:

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
7000 Kalahari Drive
Dock # 7, 8, 9
Sandusky, OH 44870

Packages shipped separately are REQUIRED to have the following information affixed, preferably by using the top of the Kalahari Package Shipping & Delivery Form.

  • Name of Show/Event (Ohio Tactical Officers Conference Vendor Show)
  • Date of Event (Tuesday, June 13, 2023)
  • Company/Booth Name 
  • Booth Number (Obtain from Terry Graham - terry.graham@otoa.org)
  • Contact Name (Who do they contact if nobody claims the package for the show)
  • Contact Cell Phone (Who do they call contact if nobody claims the package for the show)

Attendee Bag Stuffers

Send your conference attendee bag stuffers, and we will add them to the attendee bags - No Additional Charge!
Send an email to: office@otoa.org to coordinate the shipping of your bag stuffers.
NOTE: Bag stuffers MUST be received by OTOA shipping and receiving by May 31st.

Exhibitor Questions

Call Terry Graham @ (419) 656-0440 or email - terry.graham@otoa.org

Live Fire Vendors

The setup starts on Tuesday at 4:00 PM. Range live fire runs from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Parking is VERY limited; OTOA staff will direct & assist you. The exhibitor is responsible for providing ammunition for the live fire.

Erie County Conservation Club
815 Mason Road East
Milan, Ohio 44846

Rain or Shine - NO REFUNDS

For more information on the Vendor Live Fire? Email: livefire@otoa.org

Hospitality Events

Meet & Greet Hospitality
Monday, June 12, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Kalahari Convention Center

Live Fire Hospitality BBQ
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Erie County Conservation Club


Check out the Conference Hotels venue page which lists the Recommended Hotels near the convention center.

Advertising and Company Exposure Opportunities

The OTOA has several affordable opportunities to showcase and promote your companies.

Please contact OTOA HQ directly at office@otoa.org