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Columbus Weddings Boutique Show

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center

Exhibitor Information Kit

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Show Location:

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center

100 Green Meadows Dr. S

Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Exhibitor Set-up/Move-In:

Sunday, August 21, 9:00am – 11:30am


All exhibitors must be ready for show open at 11:30am


Boutique Dates and Times:

Sunday, August 21, Noon – 4:00pm

Admission:

Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door.

Exhibitor Tear Down:

Sunday, August 21, 4:01pm – 7:00pm

All Exhibitors must remain in place until official show closing time at 4:00pm. NO EXCEPTIONS.


Load-in, Parking, Entrance

Click here to see the map of the venuefor loading area, parking, and show entrance info.

Getting materials to your booth:

Exhibitors may unload their vehicles at the north doors during move-in/out provided they use their own full-time employees without the aid of mechanized equipment.

No Exhibitor vehicles are permitted to drive into the hall for un/loading.

Booth Numbers:

Each exhibitor will be assigned a booth number that will coincide with the floor plan. Booth assignments are subject to change; however, you will be notified if booth reassignment is necessary.

What You Get:

Each 6'x10' booth is equipped with:

8' high black back drape A company booth identification sign (text only) Three company credentials Unlimited WiFi access

Please note that we do not have a decorator for this event. All booth furnishings must be provided by the exhibitor.

Electricity:

Access to electricity is available through the Dispatch Consumer Shows for $5 and must be pre-ordered by August 8. Please call 614-461-5257 to order. No electric access can be ordered on site.

Marketing Opportunities:

Bold Listing in Event Program ($20): Delivered to over 230,000 homes the week before the show, the Event Program is given to every show visitor and includes a listing of all exhibitors.

Business Card Sized Event Program Ad ($150): Stand out from the crowd! Promote your company and show specials.

License and Sales Tax Requirements:

Cash and carry sales are permitted on the show floor provided you have your taxpayer information filed with the show.

Food & Beverage Sampling:

Unlimited food & non-alcoholic beverage sampling is permitted within your booth space. A limited number of "strolling food exhibitors" is available for an additional fee. Please call 614-461-5257 for more information.

Certificate of Insurance:

Prior to opening of the Show, all exhibitors must maintain in effect and supply certificates of insurance (COI) which name GateHouse Media Ohio Holdings, II, Inc. and the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center as additional insured for comprehensive general liability insurance with combined bodily injury and property damage limits of $500,000 each occurrence and $1,000,000 aggregate, and an umbrella liability insurance policy with limits of $1,000,000.

Venue to be listed in description:

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center 100 Green Meadows Drive South Lewis Center, Ohio 43035 Additional Insured: GATEHOUSE MEDIA OHIO HOLDINGS, II, INC. 5300 Crosswind Dr. Columbus, OH 43228

Need Insurance? Contact RainProtection for special Show rate of $79 by clicking here.

Wedding Registry:

All guests will get the chance to win prizes when they register at our Wedding Registry Kiosk at the entrance of the Show. During registration, we will collect pertinent information regarding each bride, groom, and parent and send that information on to you, the exhibitor, within a week of the show close. Once registered, all brides & grooms will receive a black tote bag along with a pink or red wristband to help identify them to exhibitors during the show. Prizes available to win through the Wedding Registry include:

$250 BlissBucks Certificates (see info below) $25 Miscellaneous Gift Cards Exhibitor Gifts (each exhibitor is asked to donate an item valued at $25 or more that is not a "coupon" type item)

Other Exhibitor Forms:

BlissBucks Opt-in: $500 in BlissBucks will be given away during the Wedding Registry process. Guests who win BlissBucks can then use them like cash with exhibitors who "opt-in" to the program. BlissBucks can be used any time before the expiration date, not just during the Show. BlissBucks can only be used once and for the total face value (no change should be given by the exhibitor for anything purchased for less than that amount). Once redeemed by the Guest, Exhibitors send the original BlissBucks to Dispatch Consumer Shows for reimbursement of the face value on the certificate.

In-Booth Prize Giveaways: All in-booth giveaways that require guests to complete an entry form must be registered with Show Management.

Social Media Toolkit:

Seven 640 px x 640 px .JPG images have been created to assist your social media marketing efforts. Two images are for spnosor usage, two images are for exhibitor usage, two images have been created as general information push, and one image is a ticketing push. These images include our logo, so all logo disclaimers apply.

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