DFI 39th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations - Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
IT'S READY! | View the New Digital Sourcebook

The New Digital Sourcebook is now available. To view it, 
download the full version to your desktop today. New brochures are added weekly.

All conference attendees will receive complimentary access to the Digital Sourcebook on the conference Web Key which links to an website of the proceedings of the technical sessions

Conference Underwriter Opportunities Still Available

CLICK HERE to view details of which Underwriter Opportunities remain available and which ones are Sold Out.


Underwriters may upload their logo with their underwriting commitment when they register or send it separately to events@dfi.org Early submissions maximize marketing exposure for their company. Late submissions are not guaranteed logo placement. Please submit the company logo in two formats:

1. For our printed marketing materials please provide logos that are high-resolution, CMYK 300 dpi (or higher) 1.5”- 2” wide in .jpg, .eps or .tif format.

2. For our electronic marketing platforms please provide logos that are high-resolution, RGB 300 dpi (or higher) in .jpg or .pdf format.

Copies of logos or images from websites will not work. They are low resolution and not suitable for use.

All Exhibit Space Sold Out! 


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 5pm-11pm | International Hall, Lower Level

Show Hours:
Day 1 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 7:30am-8:00pm
Day 2 - Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 7:30am-5:30pm
Day 3 - Friday, October 24, 2014 | 7:30am-10:30am

Friday, October 24, 2014 | 10:30am-2:00pm

LATE MOVE-IN/EARLY MOVE-OUT: Exhibitors who set-up or break-down later or earlier than the published schedule will be invoiced an additional fee of $500. Please contact Lauren Nance at events@dfi.org for questions regarding this policy.

CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel on or prior to July 31, DFI will retain $250 per space; we will retain 75% of total exhibit space cost from August 1, 2014, through August 31, 2014; and we will retain 100% of total exhibit space cost for cancellations on or after September 1, 2014. No Exhibit Space refunds after August 31, 2014. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing and refunds will be based on the above schedule by date received. Any refunds due to the Exhibitor in accordance with the terms herein shall be payable within 90 days following the conclusion of the Exposition.

General Information
  • Additional Booth Attendant. For Standard Exhibit Booths, only one additional Booth Attendee receives a discounted rate per booth ($100 off the early bird member registration rate). All others must register at the full rate valid at the time of registration. For Featured Exhibit Booths, only two additional Booth Attendees receive the discount.
  • Electricity: Order a 120v dedicated, 2000 watt, 20 amp quad box for $70 through the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Complete an application for electricity AND credit card authorization form and e-mail them to michelle.yeager@marriott.com.
  • Drape: Backwall - Black; Sidewall - Black.
  • Signage: One line ID sign (7"x44") provided automatically.
  • Carpeting: The Exhibit Hall is carpeted (deep blues with specs of other colors) and the ceiling height is 10’ (3.048m).
  • Exhibit Space Agreement: Upon acceptance of Exhibitor payment and registration, the Exhibitor will be asked to sign and return an Exhibit Space Agreement. Failure to provide a signed agreement will result in the cancellation of your registration.
  • Material Handling: Shipping materials to and from the facility are the responsibility of the Exhibitor. Exhibitors should make shipping arrangements for both inbound and outbound materials with the Official Exhibit Services Contractor, Freeman. Preview their 2014-2015 Material Handling Rates.
  • Audio/Visual: Need A/V for your booth? Contact John Paul, Sales and Production Manager at American AVC | Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Office: 404-586-6331 | Fax 404-586-6252 | Mobile 404-990-0874 
  • Competitors: DFI will do its best to ensure competitors are not neighbors at this event. Please let us know, in writing, any companies you prefer not to neighbor.

Our Exhibitors benefit from the value of attending this popular industry event. All Exhibitors at DFI’s Annual Conference are Corporate Members in good standing.

  • Connect with about 600+ attendees for maximum exposure
  • Reach leaders and principals from both the engineering and contracting fields
  • Make contact with a focused body of deep foundations industry professionals and decision makers
  • Spend quality face-time with buyers
  • Heighten industry exposure and spend one-on-one time with attendees
  • Network with young professionals and students
  • Be listed on signage and in final program
  • Participate in our Sourcebook at a discounted rate
  • Increase your organization’s visibility and be recognized as an industry supporter by Underwriting the conference


Contact Information

  • Phone: 973.423.4030
    Fax: 973.423.4031

Payment Instructions

  • You may register using a major Credit Card or PayPal. You may also register and pay later by a Check made payable to Deep Foundations Institute (Memo: 2014 Annual Conference) or by Purchase Order. 

    Cancellations must be made in writing by e-mail, mail or fax.

    No refunds for Exhibit Booths after Sunday, August 31, 2014. Reference the Exhibit Space Agreement for details.

    No refunds for Attendee Registration after Friday, September 26, 2014, however you can transfer your registration to another DFI Member.

    Images of individuals may be captured by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) during events/activities organized and hosted by DFI using still photography, video or any other medium. DFI reserves the right to use such images on the DFI website, in Deep Foundations Magazine, in newsletters and/or other publicity material. By registering and/or participating in a DFI event/activity, the persons whose images are captured during such an event consent to the use of said images by DFI as described above.

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