Norfolk Area Home and Garden Show information for Exhibitors
Map of booths: Norfolk Area Home and Garden Show Map
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HOME SHOW INFORMATION
Location: The Home and Garden Show will be held at the Northeast Community College Chuck Pohlman Agriculture Complex located at the corner of Benjamin Avenue and Highway 35, Norfolk NE.20
Dates: March 16, 17, & 18, 2018
Times: Friday 5-9pm; Saturday 10am – 7 pm; Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
Show Theme and Prizes: Go Green- Green Services, Products, and Building. Prizes will be for the top 3 decorated booths, to be awarded Saturday evening at the social gathering.
Booths: The Booth prices are listed on the Norfolk Area Home and Garden Show Map.
Norfolk Area Home Builders will furnish pipe and draped booths. Sides will be 36” in height. Back drape 8’ high. Signage CANNOT exceed the drapes on all sides of the booths. You will have to furnish your own tables and chairs. Tables and chairs can be rented from the NECC students. All tables are required to be draped. All exposed parts of display partitions must be finished or covered at the exhibitor’s expense so they do not present an unsightly appearance when viewed from adjoining booths or aisles. Any additional equipment or drape is to be at the expense of the exhibitor. The space rented is to be returned to its original condition.
Norfolk Area Home Builder Members that participate will receive a $90 discount on their total booth cost. All booth spaces will be assigned in a first come first serve basis with following Norfolk Area Home Builder Members booth placement. Norfolk Area Home Builders will invoice the company first part of January and full payment by January 31, 2018. The final booth assignments will be approved by the Home Show Committee.
Electricity: There will be 120 Volt electric power available to all booths. You will need to bring your own extension cords.
Space Guarantee: This agreement does not reserve for, nor guarantee to, the exhibitor any space, a specific area or space priority, right of first refusal or any other manner of participation in any future show. The floor plan is subject to change without notification to the exhibitor.
Move-In/Out**: Move-in: Thursday, March 16 beginning at noon until 8:00 pm and again on Friday, March 17 beginning at 8 am until 4pm. Move-out: Sunday, March 19 after 4pm. Move-in and Move-out is permitted only through the north doors on Thursday and Friday until 4pm. Exhibitors will not be allowed to use the front lobby area for move-in at any time. Exhibitor vehicles and worker vehicles will be parked on the North side only. The committee would like to keep the parking close to the building for our attendees. **ALL 10’ x 10’ single booths must be MOVED OUT NO LATER THAN Sunday at 7 pm unless other arrangements are made with committee approval. All bulk exhibits must be moved out by noon on Monday. As a service to exhibitors, students from the Construction Class at NECC will be available to help with move in and move out. There will be no charge for this service.
FINE FOR EARLY MOVE-OUT: Vendors will be instructed on when they can tear down Any exhibitor moving out prior to 4 p.m. March 20 will be fined $350 and will forfeit their right to participate in future Home Shows. Keep in mind the public has paid to see all the exhibits up and speak with vendors until 4 pm on Sunday. This will be strictly enforced. Under no circumstances should a booth close or dismantle prior to the 4pm closing announcement. Doing so will affect your priority status and booth choice in future shows.
Character & Eligibility of Exhibits: 1) Loudspeakers and high volume sound equipment are prohibited. Audio video equipment must be restricted in volume so as not to disturb other exhibitors. Management reserves the right to enforce these restrictions at its own discretion, including the use of microphones. 2) Exhibitors may distribute literature and demonstrate products or services in booth confines.
Materials Subject to License/Restriction and Sales Tax: The exhibitor agrees to obtain, at its own expense, any licenses or permits from government bodies which may be required for the operation of its trade or business during the show and to pay all taxes that may be levied as a result of the operation of its trade or business in the space.
Insurance: Exhibitors shall secure and maintain liability insurance, at its own expense and provide a certificate of insurance.
Seminars: Seminars will be Friday, Saturdays and Sunday. If you have not ever put on a seminar please consider doing so. It helps to builds traffic at the home and garden show which elevates the success of the show and promotes your business.
The seminar class room will be marked and is on the enclosed map. Equipment available: big screen TV, VCR and projector. If you need laptop for your presentation you will need to provide one. If you are interested in presenting a seminar, please indicate on your sign up sheet when you receive it.
Thank you and looking forward to another great year!
Jane Christiansen, Executive Officer (402) 992-5114