At this time, the Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference committee is evaluating when to hold the next on-site conference. We are closely monitoring the situation with the community’s best interest in mind as part of Penn State’s efforts to maintain public health and safety in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. For the latest updates and information, visit:

Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration

See Who’s Coming!

View the exhibitor booth map for an up-to-date list of exhibitors.

Sponsor Registration

The planning committee invites companies to become recognized sponsors of the Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference. To become a conference sponsor, please download the Sponsor Registration Form (Adobe PDF). Gold- and Silver-level sponsors will be recognized on the home page of this website with a link to their company website. All sponsors will have their company name included in the printed conference materials and posted on signs at various conference events.

Gold Level — $750
Silver Level — $500
Bronze Level — $250

Exhibitor Registration and Information

Fees: Exhibitor Registration ($450 per booth, includes one exhibitor). Additional exhibitor fee is $175. Outdoor display of equipment is $250 additional fee.

Download the Exhibitor Registration Form (fillable form – Adobe PDF) and view the exhibitor booth map.

Shipping/Drayage Information and Order Form

All shipment of exhibit materials to the conference location must be through General Exposition Services. Pick-up of materials must also be arranged by the exhibitor.

Exhibitor Freight and Shipping Online Form – General Exhibition Services — Exhibit code: blasting19

  • All freight/exhibit items must be received by Wednesday, November 6, to avoid surcharges.
  • All exhibit booths on-site are provided with a pipe and draped exhibit booth, wireless Internet access, electrical outlet, one 8′ skirted table, two chairs, one wastebasket, and one identification sign.
  • To contact General Exposition Services, please email or call 610-495-8866. 

Booth Set-Up/Outdoor Machinery

Exhibit booth set-up is from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, and/or 6:00 to 7:30 a.m., Thursday, November 14, in the Presidents Hall of The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center. All exhibit items are to be removed between noon and 2:30 p.m., on Friday, November 15.

If you are bringing an outdoor machinery display ($250 additional fee), please provide details to John Farris at or 814-863-5100 by Friday, November 1.

Outdoor machinery should arrive on Wednesday, November 13, at the valet – coned off – parking area located behind Presidents Hall. Outdoor machinery should be removed Friday afternoon, November 15.

View this map for the outdoor machinery drop-off location as well as driving directions to 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, Pennsylvania.


Any exhibitor who desires to receive a certificate for Continuing Education Units (up to 10 hours) upon completion of the conference must register as a regular conference participant (via the fee and registration page) instead of registering as an exhibitor representative. Please contact John Farris at or 814-863-5100 if you have any questions.