Exhibitor Kit

Exhibitor Manual

Decorator Service Manual: Pre-Show Discount Order Deadline: March 22, 2022

Internet: Wifi is free of charge. 
Network: State Fair Vendor 
Password:
 
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High speed internet access is available to order by emailing erinc@mpeshows.com ($150 per connection). Order Deadline: March 25, 2022 (no orders will be accepted after this date or on-site during move-in)

Electrical: Basic electrical service is complimentary with your booth space, but must be ordered. To order, email erinc@mpeshows.com with your booth number, company name, and whether you need basic or advanced electrical (charges apply for advanced electrical). All orders after March 25, 2022 must be placed on-site in the show office during move-in.

Water: If you need access to water or a drain for your exhibit space (filling hot tubs, watering plants, etc), please request it in the show office as needed (free of charge).

Parking: Parking is free and unlimited. Trailer parking is available in the gravel lot next to the Jim Graham Building (down the hill).

Show Guide/Floor Plan: (COMING SOON)

 

Questions? Call or email Erin Calabritto, Operations Manager, at (919) 674-0409 or erinc@mpeshows.com for assistance.

fraud alert iconWARNING:  SCAM ALERT for EXHIBITORS

As per our privacy policy, Marketplace Events is a permission-based email sender. We do not share, rent, or sell any email lists. 

There have been a number of spam emails offering our attendee lists. These are scams and the senders are unauthorized to use the Marketplace Events’ name. These scammers are attempting to receive monies from exhibiting companies without providing anything in return. These emails are not approved by Marketplace Events, and Marketplace Events would never ask for bank information or other sensitive information over email. 
 
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ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING

Your basic listing will be uploaded to the website when you book your booth. Within 24 hours you will receive an automated email to enhance your listing. This link can be used multiple times and you can make updates and changes to your listing until ONE day after the show commences. If you have any questions regarding the online exhibitor listing or do not receive the link, please email our digital support rep  JenK@mpeshows.com.

Need help with your listing? Read the FAQs.


Learn more about the benefits of creating your enhanced listing.
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SOCIAL MEDIA
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In efforts to protect potential joint customers from fraudulent events and scammers, we request that you do not create your own Facebook Event. This helps us manage ticket sales for the event, and ensures that our team are available to support both exhibitors and potential attendees with any questions, comments, or concerns that they have. Please feel free to reach out to your show manager or show marketing manager with your companies’ Facebook page and we can add you as a co-host to the official event.

Click Here to go to our Facebook Event for 2023.

Click Here for the Social Media Marketing Kit

FOOD & BEVERAGE SAMPLING GUIDELINES

All food sales and related sampling must be approved by the NC State Fairgrounds and Marketplace Events. Concession style food service is not permitted (prepared foods that can be consumed immediately). Pre-packaged food and beverages (candy, chips, bottled water, etc) may not be given out as promotional items. Pre-packaged food and beverages (packaged for preparation and consumption at a later time) may be sold and sampled, pending approval of the NC State Fairgrounds and Marketplace Events show management in accordance with the guidelines below.

- Sample being offered must be a product being offered by the exhibitor
- Beverage Sample Size: 2 oz. or less
- Food Sample Size: 1 square inch or less and fit in a standard 1 inch condiment cup
- Approved sampling must be offered in compliance with any regulatory requirements from Wake Environmental Services (919) 856-7419
- Any approved sample containing alcohol will be subject to the current State Fair Alcohol Policy

Email erinc@mpeshows.com if you plan to sample or sell any kind of food or beverage no later than 10 days prior to the show for review and approval.