Shipping to the ACS Conference

If you are shipping food products to be used at conference for any event, ACS requires that you complete the Product Information Form. The deadline for filling out the Product Information Form varies based on they type of event you are shipping for:

April 16th – Product to be used during a Tasting Sessions
May 3rd – Product to be used during Sponsored Events or Meals
June 21st – Product to be shipped for Meet the Cheesemaker, Festival of Cheese Showcase, Trade Tables, Networking Salons

SHIPPING DOCUMENTS

To help ACS manage the large volume of shipments received at the conference, we require that any package shipped to have additional identifying information. Companies transporting product to the ACS Conference are required to fill out the Product Information Form as well as providing the following supporting shipping materials:

Packing Slips

Upon completion of the Product Information Form, you will receive an email confirmation of your submission. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please Contact Us. Print this form and save to use as a packing slip for your shipment. Your product will not be accepted if you do not include a packing slip. The packing slips help us ensure we have the details for every product we receive. It is recommended that you make a copy of your packing slip(s) for your own records. Please print this document on standard 8.5 x 11 copy paper.

Shipping Labels and Box Labels

You must affix these labels to the outside of your package(s) to clearly identify your shipment. If you are shipping product for cheese for J & C, be sure to use the appropriate label. Please affix one label to the exterior of each box being shipped- making as many copies as necessary to ensure one label is affixed to each box. If you are not sure which label to use, please Contact Us.

Download and Print you Shipping Labels

These templates are formatted for AVERY 5126 or compatible labels. You may also print this on standard 8.5 x 11 paper. If you are shipping more than one box, please indicate the box count on the shipping label.

Print Labels for Common Carriers- FedEx/UPS/USPS (PDF)
Print Label for Private Shippers (PDF)

RECEIVING DAY

Your products should be shipped to arrive at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Friday, July 26 only.

  • Deliveries received prior to this date will be refused upon delivery and sent back.
  • Keep your shipment tracking information on hand! Should there by any issue in receiving your shipment, you will be contacted by a representative of ACS.
  • Be aware of when your cheese must arrive and when you need to ship to get it there on time and within an acceptable temperature range (32-45 degrees).

Where to Ship

The address to which you ship your product varies depending on the method of transportation:

FedEx/UPS/USPS Shipments
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Attn: ACS Convention/(Your Company Name)
403 North 3rd Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Private Carrier and Hand Deliveries
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Attn: ACS Convention/(Your Company Name)
303 East Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Receiving Day Schedule

  • Shipments from Common and Private Carriers will be accepted between 8:00 am-4:00 pm.
  • Hand Deliveries will be accepted between 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Ask for the ACS Receiving Manager to check your product in upon your arrival.

Fill Out The Product Information Request Form