Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Quick Links - for March 2-4, 2018

2018 Home, Garden & Remodeling Show

March 2-4, 2018, at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY





Fern Exhibitor Kit - Fern Expo will e-mail this directly to you.

Show Dates & Hours
Friday, March 2 -10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, March 3- 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Booth Pricing - for 2018
BIA Members take a one-time $150 discount.
Prices reflect EARLY BIRD pricing and will go up after November 29.

10 x10 / 10x15 BOOTHS WITH PIPE AND DRAPE
INLINE BOOTHS   PRICING
10x10   $845.00
10 x 15   $1,260.00

CORNER BOOTHS
10x10   $950.00

BULK/STAND ALONE BOOTHS
Booth Size
PRICING
10 x 20 (island/stand alone)   $1,900.00
20 x 15   $2,625.00
20 x 20   $2,900.00
15 x 30   $3,300.00
20 x 25   $3,500.00
20 x 30   $3,960.00
20 x 35   $4,340.00
20 x 40   $4,480.00
20 x 50   $5,200.00
30 x 40   $5,400.00
25 x 50   $5,625.00
30 x 50   $6,150.00
35 x 50   $7,175.00
40 x 50   $8,200.00

 
Your booth space includes:
  • Draped 8-foot curtains (10' x 10' booth only).
  • Free listing in the Official Show Program Guide magazine. (contract and deposit must be submitted prior to January 1, 2018)
  • Exhibitor passes. (minimum 5 per booth/per day)
  • Ability to purchase discounted Show tickets
  • Booth discount to BIA Members. ($150.00)
  • 24-hour security. (see contract)
  • Additional curtains, other than above listed items, will be charged to exhibitors. (see contract)
Garden Areas
Landscape & garden companies, please call (502) 429-6000 for special garden guidelines, applications and arrangements.
Contact Gail Schell -
gail@bialouisville.com

Additional Services
You must order services at least 21 days out from the Show dates in order to get the advance discount.
The water and electrical is filed through the Kentucky Expo Center. The links below will provide you with the proper application that can be mailed or faxed. For ADVANCE PRICING you must order at least 21 DAYS OUT.
Order your Show services online with the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Smart City – WIFI – Internet Connection/Provider
PDF Form
https://orders.smartcitynetworks.com/PDFs/OrderForms/Kentucky/012-NT-KECC%20Network%20&%20Telephone%20Form%209-24-15.pdf

ORDER ONLINE
https://orders.smartcitynetworks.com/center.aspx?center=012

NOTICE:
The Kentucky Exposition Center has updated their Fire Marshal Rules - please review these rules as many will be applicable to our event.
REVISED STATE FIRE MARSHALL RULES

Exhibitor Information
WEB SITE LISTINGS!
Exhibitors have the ability to have their web site linked with the online listing(s) as seen on the web pages for
www.LouisvilleHomeShow.com. The cost for the link is $15 and this is valid through September 1, 2018. Exhibitors wanting to be included in the listing service can sign-up when applying for booth space or contact Gail Schell at (502) 429-6000 or e-mail gail@bialouisville.com.

Also, through the new website exhibitors have the ability to update their own information and can buy additional services on the web page – such as a company description or placement of your logo online. You need to call the BIA Office at (502) 429-6000 for more information on this feature – or e-mail gail@bialouisville.com.

KEEP IT PROFESSIONAL!
BOOTH SPACE - Please remember – all tables must be professionally skirted, signs professionally made and absolutely no subletting or sharing of space is permitted.
DRESS - We do ask that no shorts or t-shirts are worn by workers during the Show - we are trying to provide the consumer with a clean and professional experience and are asking the exhibitors to take part. If you have any questions feel free to call our office.

NO FOOD OR DRINK!
No food or drink is to be distributed by exhibitors at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

REVIEW, REVIEW and REVIEW AGAIN!
Please review your booth regulations for set-up as stated on your agreement. 10'x 10' booth spaces (including multiples) will be limited on move-in. Please make arrangements to pre-build portions of your display prior to move-in and assemble during your allotted time.

AUTOMOBILES, BALLOONS, TENTS & SAND!
Automobiles, helium balloons, tents, sand are prohibited. If any of these items are to be used in an exhibit the exhibitor must contact Show Management for specific rules governing said items. Written permission is required.

LOAD IN and LOAD OUT!
Move-in and Move-out is to be through the dock areas and overhead doors. DO NOT USE the front lobby doors. Show Management has the right to assess a $500 fine for each infraction.
 
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Important Dates

Now

  • Early Bird Pricing will be valid until November 29, 2017
  • December 29, 2017 – Contracts and deposits due by this date for a listing in the Official Show Program Guide magazine.
  • Any contracts received afterDecember 29, 2017 require payment in full.
  • December 29, 2017 – Balance of booth price is due.

Terms

  • 50% of booth price must be submitted with a completed contract in order to hold space.
  • ALL Deposits are non-refundable.
  • After December 29, 2017 full payment is required. Contracts and deposits in prior to December 29, 2017 will receive a free listing in the Official Show Program Guide magazine.
  • All outstanding balances are due no later than December 29, 2017. After this date booths may be re-sold without notification.
  • Make checks payable to the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, and send to 1000 North Hurstbourne Parkway,Louisville, KY 40223.
  • Cancellations made after December 1, 2017 will be required to make full booth payment.
  • Contact Gail Schell at (502) 429-6000, gail@bialouisville.com or Ally Sauer, ally@bialouisville.com, with questions.

Benefits

  • An audience that is ready to buy.
  • Face-to-face contact with your potential customers.
  • Comprehensive television, radio and newspaper coverage.
  • A Program Guide distributed directly to the homes of thousands through and at the entrance of the Show. The floor plan and the exhibitor listing are included in this publication. Exhibitors must be registered prior to December 30, 2016 to be listed in the Official Show Program Guide publication.
  • An Exhibitors' Lounge – provides drinks and a place to have lunch or dinner away from the Show floor.
  • Personal service and attention from the BIA of Louisville staff.

Contact Information

Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville
Gail Schell or Ally Sauer
1000 N. Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville , KY 40223
Phone: 502-429-6000
Fax: 502-429-6036
e-mail: gail@bialouisville.comor ally@bialouisville.com

Show Program Advertising
Carrie Lyons
1000 N. Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville , KY 40223
Phone: 502-429-6000
Fax: 502-429-6036
e-mail: carrie@bialouisville.com

Decorator/Booth Set-Up/Sign Hanging:
Fern Expositions
3752 Crittenden Drive
Louisville , KY 40209
Phone: 502-367-0254
Fax: 502-368-0284
Contact prior to February 16, 2018 for special price on all orders, including sign hanging.

Location/Deliveries/Electrical Forms:
Kentucky Exposition Center
South Wing B- Door E-14
South Wing C - Door E-19
937 Phillips Lane
Louisville , KY 40209
Service Desk Phone: 502-367-5321
Switch Board: 502-367-5000
Contact prior to February 2, 2018 for advanced rates.

Move-In/Move-Out

Move-In
Monday, February 26– Thursday, March 1
Each booth will have specific times assigned for move-in. You are not allowed to move in prior to assigned time unless you have prior written approval from Show Management. Any booth space less than 400 sq. ft. will not be allowed to begin set-up prior to Wednesday morning. No drive in on Thursday, March2 unless exhibitor has permission from Show Management.

Move-Out
Sunday, March 4 and Monday, March 5
All booths must be removed by 5 p.m. Monday, March 5

Move-out for single 10 x 10 spaces will be SUNDAY, MARCH 4 at 10p.m.

Designated move-in & move-out times will be assigned to exhibitors by Show Management. Move-in and Move-out is permitted only through the dock areas and overhead doors. Exhibitors will not be allowed to use the front lobby area for move-in or move-out. A fine of $500 will be assessed for each infraction. Limited vehicles will be permitted inside Exposition Wing during designated move-in and move-out times only. Any 10' x 10' space (single or multiple) will not be allowed to begin set-up prior to Wednesday morning.

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