Exhibitor Schedule

Monday, June 10th 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM Exhibitor Setup  - Please check in at exhibitor registration before setting up your booth 
Tuesday, June 11th 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 
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.

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.

Included with Every Exhibition Space

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

Exhibitor Credentials / Badging

All exhibitors must wear and prominently display the official OTOA Tactical Operations and Public Safety Conference badge issued in the name of each registered exhibitor while they are exhibiting.

Conference Attendee Door Prizes

OTOA staff will visit your exhibition spaces to collect door prizes for the live-fire event drawing and gather information about them, including their value.

When a Vendor card is drawn, and an attendee's name is announced, OTOA will describe the door prize to the crowd and express gratitude to the company that provided it.

Attendee Bag Stuffers

Send your conference attendee bag stuffers, and we will include them in the attendee bags at no additional charge!

Please email us at office@otoa.org to coordinate the shipping of your bag stuffers.

Please note that bag stuffers must be received by OTOA shipping and receiving by May 31st.

Hospitality Events

Exhibitors are encouraged to attend the evening hospitality events to maximize exposure and networking opportunities.

Meet & Greet Hospitality
Monday, June 10, 2024
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Kalahari Convention Center

Live Fire Hospitality BBQ
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Erie County Conservation Club

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  - Additional lunches can be purchased during the online registration process or by contacting Terry Graham at terry.graham@otoa.org


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

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 the following:

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
7000 Kalahari Drive
Docks # 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 11, 2024)
  • 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)

Live Fire Vendors

The setup starts on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Range live fire runs from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 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

Advertising and Company Exposure Opportunities

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

Please get in touch with OTOA HQ directly at office@otoa.org

OTOA Conference Exhibitor Payment & Cancellation Policy

Cancellations - Full Refund

Cancellations received BEFORE April 30, 2024, will receive a FULL REFUND. All cancellations must be in writing (email) and sent to Terry Graham: terry.graham@otoa.org

No credits for paid booth spaces/sponsorships are carried over into the following year.

Cancellations - NO Refund


Cancellations received AFTER May 1, 2024,  are NOT eligible for a refund.


All vendor exhibition space and associated expenses must be paid before June 1, 2024.

Open invoices are hand delivered on the event day and MUST be paid before the exhibition space is set up.

Exhibitor Questions

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