General Show Information
SECURING EXHIBIT SPACE Thank you for considering our show!
Q: When can I purchase exhibit space for the show?
A: Exhibit space can be purchased based on the following schedule:
Exhibit space sales start the first week of September for returning vendors. If you had a booth in this
years show, you have the first opportunity to reserve a space in next years show. Returning vendors have first
right of refusal till September 20th. After September 20 all companies who wish to have an exhibit space in our
show are welcome to submit a vendor registration.
Q: How do I reserve exhibit space?
A: We recommend calling us at your earliest opportunity at 937-339-7963 to check available exhibit space
so that we can place a booth on hold for you. You can then complete the paperwork and send in your 50 percent deposit after speaking with us. Exhibit space is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis with past exhibitors receiving right of first refusal till Sept 20, 2018. Click on the Vendor Registration button the Home Page for a Registration Form.
Q: How much does a booth cost for the 2020 Miami County Home & Garden Show ?
Exhibit Space Rates:
Booths 1-72 – Arena Floor 10x10' $900. Need electric? Please dont forget to add ($20 for 110, $50 for 220).
(Event sponsors get first choice of the end spaces and we incorporate their booths into the ends. If you want to be an event sponsor and take advantage of our extensive marketing package, email firstname.lastname@example.org
We take pride in our show! We understand if you are in two or more shows this same weekend, but please do not bring ripped or damaged exhibit materials or signs. Please bring a floor length table cloth for your tables, No plastic allowed.
HBA Members receive a $100 discount. (Plus electric)
Spring Show Table tops in the corridor 8’ Wide x 3’ Deep – Table Top Display Only - $175
(Note: There are a few outlets that you may use at no charge but an outlet is not guaranteed to be in your area)
Q: Do Exhibitors get passes?
A: Yes! you will receive 4 tickets for a table top and 10 for a 10x10' Sponsors will receive additional passes.
SETUP/TEAR-DOWN AND SHOW HOURS
Q: When can I set up my display?
A: Exhibitors may begin set up on Thursday, week preceding the show, beginning at noon and the arena will be
available till 8:00 PM. If you need to bring in large displays on Wednesday evening, please contact Angie McWhirter
at 937-339-7963. All exhibitors must be set up by Friday of show by no later than 12:00 Noon. No further move in will be allowed after 12:00 Noon on Friday. A forklift and operator is available 12:00 Noon to 7:00 PM on Thursday. Show starts at 2 pm Friday!
* Note-All landscapers must use plastic under water features and on areas in which water will drip etc.
Q: Where is the Exhibitor entrance for set up?
There is an extra entrance on the South side of Hobart this year off of the parking lot for smaller vendors,
A: The main Exhibitor set up entrance is at the north end of the building. This is for larger booth set up. The north entrance is the only place the fork lift can pick up your booth materials. There are also entrances on the south side and the in front and rear of the building. Depending on how large your booth is, you may want to enter from the entrance that is closest to your booth.
Q: When is teardown?
A: Exhibitors may start dismantling their displays at show close on Sunday the 23rd at 4:00 PM. Tear-down hours for Sunday are from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm and Monday the 24th from 8 am to 10am. Each exhibitor is responsible for removing his or her own trash from the building. A forklift and operator is available Sunday and Monday hours.
All Exhibits must be down by 10:00 AM on Monday. No exceptions. Our arena turns back into ice for skaters!
Q: What are the show hours?
A: Show hours are Friday 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 - 7:00 PM and Sunday, 10:00 - 4:00 PM. (10 am was new in 2018!)
Q: How do I order services such as electricity or water?
A: You must indicate whether you need 110 or 220 electric service when you send in your registration form. There is a set up fee of $20 for 110 service and $50 for 220 service. Only certain areas of the arena can supply 220 service, so please register early. Water is available, but again, please register early as there are only certain areas that can accommodate water service to your booth.
Table and chair and carpet rental.
Q: Do tables, chairs and carpet come with my exhibit space?
A: No. Tables, chairs and additional items may be rented through the show decorator, Tradeshow Services.
Forms are available under the Exhibitor Section. You may also bring your own tables and chairs. Tables must be
draped. NO PLASTIC, fabric only.
Flooring is required in every booth, whether it be concrete block, pavers, linoleum,
hardwood, or carpet. The exhibit space is an ice arena. The ice is covered with flooring, but standing on it for several hours may be chilly. We recommend some type of carpet or throw rug even with a linoleum or hardwood floor.
The exhibit space includes a standard pipe and drape. The backdrop is 8’ high and the side rails are 3’ high.
If you are on a corner booth you will be left open.
You are also provided a 7" x 40" sign that has your company name on it.
Q: Where is Hobart Arena?
A: Hobart Arena is located at 255 Adams St. in Troy Ohio, 45373
Q: How do I get to Hobart Arena?
A: I-75 to St. Rt. 41 in Troy, Exit 74. Go east on St. Rt. 41 towards the center of Troy to Adams Street.
Turn left on Adams Street. Hobart Arena is 2 blocks north on the right.
Q. Is there parking on-site?
A: FREE parking at the arena makes it convenient to attend the show.
We ask that our vendors park 3 rows back for the patrons to have the nearest parking to come in to see YOU!
HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION
Q: Is there handicap parking available?
Q: Is the Arena Handicap Accessible?
A: Yes. The new entrance added in 2017 to the South side of the building has handicap access into the arena with a new ramp.
FOOD AND BEVERAGES
Q: Can I get something to eat at the show?
A: Yes. There are concessions! Food includes pizza, chicken fingers, pretzels, hot dogs and other misc items. If you are over 21 you may purchase alcoholic beverages at the arena with a good beer selection. We suggest the vendors do not drink during the show for obvious reasons.
Need a Hotel Room?
Our friends at the Holiday Inn Express in Troy Ohio at 60 Troy Town Dr. Troy Ohio 45373 will give you a rate of $99.99 per night!
Call them here for a reservation. https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/troy/tryoh/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-EX-_-US-_-TRYOH