Exhibitor Set Up Information
REGISTER AT SHOW OFFICE
Please register at the show office to pick up you exhibitor passes and make any final payments. You will receive a maximum of four exhibitor passes. If more than four people will be working your booth, please supply a printed or typed list of names on company letterhead by February 16. We will check these individuals through the exhibitor entrances.
FOR EXPRESS CHECK-IN FILL OUT THIS FORM AND RETURN IT BY FEBRUARY 16.
Exhibitors are not allowed to play music or videotapes with copyrighted music backgrounds in their booth due to Federal Copyright Liability Laws. For more information, contact our office.
ELECTRICITY IN BOOTHS
There is a $40.00 charge for electricity in your booth. If you need electricity and have not notified us previously, please order it now or when you arrive for set up. Payment is required prior to set up.
Complimentary wireless internet is available.
For telephone line availability and pricing,call: 641-423-3811.
No helium filled balloons allowed.
On Saturday and Sunday the exhibitor entrances will be unlocked one hour before show time.
The exhibitor entrances will be the north door of All Seasons Building and south door of Olson Building.
SALES TAX PERMIT
If you plan to sell any taxable items in your booth you must have an Iowa Sales Tax Permit. NO temporary tax permits are being issued by the state. If you do not have a permit, please call 800-367-3388 or go to https://tax.iowa.gov/ and click on “Apply for a permit.”
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Refer to the Liability section on your contract.
As a standard requirement of all of our show exhibitors, it is necessary for you to provide proof of general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence. If you do not have this coverage in place, we have made arrangements for all of our exhibitors to acquire this coverage at significant savings by purchasing as part of a group.
Please click the link below, complete a short questionnaire and you will obtain this coverage for $65.00 plus tax.
EXHIBITOR LIABILITY INSURANCE
During show hours, please park west of Olson Building or east of All-Season’s Buildings.
Please save the close parking for your customers.
Special Occasions, a division of Black Hawk Rental, is the official show decorator.
If you would like to place an order with Special Occasions, please use THIS FORM or visit the Special Occasions website
NOTE: when filling out the order form, please add the 10% mandatory Load/Delivery fee.
For discounted rates please place your order with Special Occasions by February 9.
FOOD & BEVERAGE:
The Events Center has an exclusive food and beverage policy. No food or beverages (including intoxicating beverages) may be brought on or into the premises without prior approval. As a general rule, food representing less than 1/4 the normally acceptable smallest retail portion will be allowed.
LAWN MOWERS & TRACTORS
Fire marshal guidelines require minimal fuel, batteries disconnected and gas caps taped.
The North Iowa Events Center will receive freight on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during set up.
The address is: North Iowa Events Center, 3700 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401.
Telephone number 641-423-3811.
To view or download a copy of the Set-Up Schedule CLICK HERE
ADVANCE SALE TICKETS:
Exhibitors may purchase advance sale tickets for customers, family, etc. Click to Use the order form below.
ADVANCE SALE TICKET ORDER FORM
NUMBER OF TICKETS:________________ @ $3.00 = $_______________________
MAIL CHECK TO:
Iowa Show Productions, Inc.
PO BOX 2460
Waterloo, IA 50704-2460