Attendee Frequently Asked Questions
General Event Questions
Registration will open on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. with the exhibition and live demonstration opening at 10:00 a.m. The first sessions are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.
The exhibit hall hours are:
Tuesday, September 13 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 14 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration credentials can be picked up on-site at Scrap Expo registration. The registration desk is in the North Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.
Yes! The event app is run through EventMobi and is available for PC, Apple and Android. Only registered attendees will have access to download the event app. Information on how to download the event app will be available soon.
A list of attendees of the Scrap Expo will be sent out to registered attendees post-show. Pre-event registration lists will not be sent out to non-exhibiting/sponsoring companies. You can also view a full list of the attendees in the conference event app. Only registered attendees will have access to the app.
Business casual attire is appropriate for the event. We recommend you carry a light jacket or sweater for the air-conditioned meeting space and exhibit hall.
We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all event participants. Event safety is our No. 1 priority and as such CDC guidelines and state and local recommendations will be taken into consideration during the event. Click here to view our Event Health & Safety Policy.
Recycling Today Media Group
Scrap Expo is organized by Recycling Today magazine. Recycling Today has been covering the scrap, recycling, auto dismantling and demolition business since 1963. As the leading business magazine serving the North American and global recycling industry the Recycling Today team is uniquely qualified to organize Scrap Expo.
Conference & Expo Pass – This pass includes access to all networking functions, the exhibit hall, and all general educational sessions affiliated with Scrap Expo.
One Day Only Pass – This pass includes access to all networking functions, all general educational sessions (not including the All-Access Workshop), and access the exhibit hall for a single day of Scrap Expo.
Networking Lunch on Day 1 and 2, Networking Reception on Day 1, and networking breaks are included with all pass types. One Day Only Passes will recieve these meal functions but only for ONE day of the event.
Yes, we are offering registration discounts to anyone who registers in a group of 3 or more as well as our early registration pricing discounts that can be seen on our pricing page here.
Yes, attendees registering in a group of 3 or more will receive a 10% discount on their total purchase. To qualify for the group rate, groups must register at the same time. Discount cannot be retroactively applied.
Yes, registrations are subject to discounted early pricing. To view our discounts and deadlines, please click here.
No, Scrap Expo is a solely in-person event. No virtual event options are being offered at this time.
Yes. On-site registrations are accepted on a space available basis.
GIE Media accepts VISA, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards. Checks, wire transfers and money orders (made payable to GIE Media, Inc.) are also accepted but must be sent prior to the start of the conference. For information on where to send checks and wire transfers, please email us at email@example.com. Please do not send cash with mail-in registrations. Cash will only be accepted on-site for registration payment. Checks must be drawn in U.S. dollars and from a U.S. bank.
Each registration package includes access to different elements of the conference. To view what is included with each pass type, please click here.
Yes, you are able to upgrade your registration pass at any time. The cost to upgrade will be the rate difference between the pass type you registered for and the one you are looking to upgrade to (at the time of registration). To upgrade your pass, contact show management at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All travel costs including air and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee. Scrap Expo has secured a block of rooms at the conference rate at 2 nearby hotels. Rooms in the conference room block are reserved for conference attendees. Detailed information on the discounted rooms for conference attendees can be found here.
After completing registration, you will be routed to a confirmation page that will allow you to add the event to your calendar, print a receipt, and edit your registration, as well as view a map and directions. In addition, you will receive a confirmation email with your registration information.
The system will save all of the information you have previously entered. You will just need to log back into the registration system to complete your registration. To log into the system, click here and select “Already Registered?”. Simply enter the email address that you used to begin the registration and the password created during the initial registration. The fields will populate with the data entered and you will be able to complete your registration.
All cancellations must be made in writing and either faxed or e-mailed. Voicemails will not be accepted. A full refund minus a 10% administrative fee will be issued if the cancellation is received by August 12, 2022. No refunds will be issued after August 12, 2022, or for no-shows. If you cancel your conference registration, your hotel room will no longer qualify for the group rate and may also be cancelled if booked at the host hotel. Scrap Expo reserves the right to cancel a program due to insufficient registration or instructor emergency. A full refund of registration fees will be issued only if this occurs. Attendees can notify the show at any time that another individual will attend the conference in his or her place.
|90% Refund||August 12, 2022|
|No Refunds Available||After August 12, 2022|
Attendees can notify the show at any time that another individual will attend the conference in their place.
A full refund minus a 10% administrative fee will be issued if the cancellation is received by August 12, 2022. No refunds will be issued after August 12, 2022, or for no-shows. Scrap Expo reserves the right to cancel a program due to insufficient registration or instructor emergency. A full refund of registration fees will be issued only if this occurs.
|90% Refund||August 12, 2022|
|No Refunds Available||After August 12, 2022|
Yes, we have contracted a discounted room rate at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center and the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport. For more information on the discounted group room block please click here.
A block of discounted rooms is available at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center and the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport to event attendees at special group rate until August 22, 2022, or until the room block is full.
Attendees must be registered in order to book a room at the host hotel. Information on how to book your room at the discounted group rate can be found in your registration confirmation.
To cancel your hotel reservation, call (312) 824-0500 and request to cancel your hotel reservation. All room reservations must be guaranteed for the first night’s room and tax only. Cancellations made prior to 48 hours will not be penalized. Individual attendees will be charged for one night’s room and tax if they cancel within 48 hours of arrival.
The Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Airport has a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC). For information on transportation to and from the facility, please click here.
The presenters represent a diverse cross section of recycling industry professionals including top management from leading organizations in North America and throughout the world. Click here to view our full speaker lineup.
Presentations that we have been given permission to release will be available post-show through a PDF file. These presentations will be sent out to registered conference attendees in a link 5 to 10 business days following the last day of the conference.
The educational sessions for the Scrap Expo are not being recorded.