Attendee FAQs

  1. When and where is the 2018 Path to Purchase Expo (P2PX)? 
    • Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    • Exihibit Hall: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - Thursday, October 4, 2018
    • Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403.
  2. What are the hours of P2PX? 
    • Education:
      • Tuesday, October 2, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (E-Commerce Symposium, PersonalizationIQ Symposium & Shopper Marketing Women's Leadership Symposium)
      • Wednesday, October 3, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 4, 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM
    • Exhibit Floor & Design of the Times Gallery Hours:
      • Wednesday, October 3, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
      • Thursday, October 4, 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
    • The full P2PX agenda is available here. 
  3. When will 2018 registration open? 
    • Registration will open June 4, 2018.
  4. Can I use my credit card to register?
    • Yes, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  5. Can I register using a check? 
    • You are able to download a copy of the registration form. Please send the completed registration form with your payment to: 
      • Path to Purchase Expo c/o ATS, 217 General Patton Avenue, Mandeville, LA 70471
      • Fax: (985) 809-0300
  6. Can I register over the phone?
    • Yes, to register by phone pleaes call customer service at (985) 801-0678.
  7. Who needs to register for a badge? 
    • Everyone needs a badge to access the exhibit floor, keynote addresses, symposiums and seminar sessions. 
  8. How much does it cost to attend P2PX? 
    • For full pricing details, please click here. Path to Purchase Institute members receive a discounted rate.
  9. Are group discounts available? 
  10. Do I have to be a member of P2PI to attend? 
    • No, everyone in the industry is welcome to attend P2PX. But remember, member recieve discounted rates, so becoming a member might be worthwhile. To learn more about membership and member benefits please contact Patrick Hare at
  11. Am I able to add seminar or event tickets after I register? 
    • Yes. All you need to do is log back into the registration site with your email address and password that you set when you registered. You can add additional seminar and event tickets from there. 
  12. What is the refund/cancelation policy?
  13. I'm registered for P2PX but can no longer attend. Can I send a colleague in my place? 
    • Yes, prior to September 21, 2018, you may email with the details of the change, including the replacement's, name, title and email address. Once the change is completed your replacement will receive an email confirmation. 
  14. How long will it take to walk the exhibit floor and how many exhibitors are expected? 
    • You will need to allow for at least four hours per day to adequately cover the entire exhibit hall. We are expecting over 120 exhibiting companies. See the current list of exhibitors here. 
  15. Is there food available at P2PX? 
    • Yes, a variety of food options are available for purchase in the cafe located on the exhibit floor. 
  16. What is Design of the Times all about?
    • The Design of the Times competition celebrates the most effective in-store activiations tactics, displays and campaigns and recognizes their key role in the overacthing discipline of shopper marketing. The Design of Times Gallery showcases the actual displays and activations for finalist entries and is open to all P2PX attendees. 
  17. Do I need to pay to attend P2PI's Women of Excellence Reception? 
    • Yes, tickets for the P2PI Women of Excellence Awards reception are available for purchase as part of your P2PX registration. Tickets are also available on-site at P2PX. Pricing details. 
  18. Are there sponsorships and booth space still available?
    •  For more information about sponsorships and available booth space, please contact Bill Baumann at or at (609) 610-5400
  19. How do I reserve a hotel room? 
    • We have discounted room rates available to P2PX attendees. Click here for details. 
  20. Who do I contact if I have additional questions?