EAA AirVenture Oshkosh - The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration



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ATM's are available at 7 locations on Convention site and at Bank One, US Bank, Fox Valley Savings and in the parking lot of Copps, located on the east frontage road. There is not a commercial bank on site.

There is an EAA run finance office located in the southwest corner of the EAA Sales Warehouse. It is for the purpose of cashing checks for the EAA Member ($200 maximum). Exhibitors may acquire change for business transactions. Please access these teller windows through the Sales Warehouse.

Food Facilities

There are over 30 food outlets on the Convention site. Food service will be provided in the Exhibitor Only Lounges located in Exhibit Hangars A & B, with indoor and outdoor seating in both buildings. To access these lounges, your Exhibitor Badge, Ribbon and wristband are required. A detailed map showing all food locations will be provided in your 2014 Exhibitor check-in packet.

Meeting and Banquet Facilities

Take your event to new heights during AirVenture or at any time during the year. Contact John Dorgan, 920-426-6126 jdorgan@eaa.org

Presentations and Forums

Presentation opportunities are available each day of AirVenture. To apply for a Presentation/Forums slot please fill out the online application Learn More or Contact Mark Forss mforss@eaa.org

Emergency Information

Emergency Procedures Dial - 911

In the event of an emergency, you may dial "911" from ANY pay phone on the EAA Convention site. Be prepared to furnish the dispatcher with the location and nature of your emergency. The EAA Communication Center is open 24 hours a day throughout convention (920) 230-7800.

Onsite Exhibit Office Contact

Contact the Exhibit Office during Airventure to report an issue you may have or to receive messages, at (920)-230-7706 during July 25th – August 4th. Please make sure that family members, business associates and others know your BOOTH NUMBER and COMPANY NAME when calling.

Medical Facilities

EMS (Emergency Medical Services) is located north-east of the FAA Control Tower off Waukau Avenue. It is staffed by volunteer doctors and nurses and is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Restaurants - (off site)

Contact: 920-230-2300, 300 S. Koller St., Oshkosh

Contact: 920-230-2605, 2605 Jackson St., Oshkosh

The Roxy
Contact: 920-231-1980, 571 N. Main St., Oshkosh


Booth/Product Shipping – Exhibitor shall not ship anything to Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Exhibitor shall comply with the shipping instructions below for shipping booth/products to the show.

Advanced Shipments to Warehouse (Shipments to arrive on or before July 21):

Name of Exhibiting Company EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 Your Booth Number YRC
c/o GES Exposition Services
2230 Holland Rd
Appleton, WI 54911

Direct Shipments to Exhibit Site (Shipments will be accepted beginning July 24)

Name of Exhibiting Company, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, Your Booth Number
c/o GES Exposition Services, Wittman Field, EAA Convention Site
1001 West Waukau Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54902

Simulator (Amusement Ride) Registration

Sections Comm Ch. 34.04 (1) and Comm Ch. 2.20 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code require that amusement rides be registered with the Department of Commerce each calendar year. Definition of Amusement Rides (Wis. Stat. 34.01(3)): "'Amusement ride' means a device or animal that carries, transports or supports passengers in unusual, entertaining or thrilling modes of motion and any vehicle providing entertainment or transportation in conjunction with an amusement ride, including, but not limited to, rider-powered and power-driven thrill rides, mild rides and ride-throughs, walk-throughs, air pillows, giant slides, and animal rides. Vehicles include parking lot trams, old fire engines, stage coaches and trains. 'Amusement ride' does not include any of the following: Aircraft under the jurisdiction of the Federal Aviation Administration; Railroad trains under the jurisdiction of the Federal Railroad Administration; Boats used on navigable waters; Animals where the animal is under the control of the passenger; Hang gliders and parachutes; or climbing walls that do not involve a mechanical take-up or release system." Registration for Amusement rides is the exclusive responsibility of the Exhibitor. EAA will enforce the registration of all Amusement Rides, which is mandatory by the State of Wisconsin. Exhibitors may obtain information on regulations from: SAFETY AND BUILDINGS DIVISION, Inspection and Safety Support Section, P.O. Box 7302, Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7302, (608) 266-2780,


Cost – EAA’s wireless local area network (Wi-Fi) is complimentary (no charge) for the time period of 07/24/2014 through 08/3/2014.

Service Level – You will find the dedicted WI-Fi inside each Hangar A-D as well as the Innovation Center. Outdoor Vendors may only see the SSID if you are close to one of these areas. The Wi-Fi is a BEST EFFORT service, with no guarantee of connectivity or performance. Please make arrangements for fixed, hardwired access if guaranteed service is necessary. Learn More

What You Will Need – A computer or wireless device that supports the 802.11g Wi-Fi standard. Please refrain from using personal wireless routers or mobile Wi-Fi hotspots (as they may interfere with EAA’s wireless system). All rogue Wi-Fi devices are subject to deactivation.

Configuration – Configure your wireless network card (device) TCP/IP settings to "Obtain an IP address automatically." Make sure your internet browser is automatically detecting settings (i.e., not using manual settings or an automatic configuration script). The browser should also not be using a proxy server.

Setup – Have your wireless network card (device) associate with the SSID "Vendor Wi-Fi." You will need to input a password which is "E@@Vendor." After association, you should have an IP address automatically assigned. Open your web browser and after you accept the Terms and Conditions, you will be connected to the internet.

FUTURE AIRVENTURE DATES: 2014: July 28-Aug. 3; 2015: July 20-26; 2016: July 25-31; 2017: July 24-30
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