2023 EXHIBITOR KIT INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED CLOSER TO EVENT DATES

Exhibitor Kit

***Start here: click this link for the complete Exhibitor Manual***

Decorator Service Manual (Pre-Show Discount Order Deadline: August 26, 2022)

Free Wi-Fi: State Fair Vendor Network Password: W@t3rm3lon?

High Speed Internet: $175 per connection, email erinc@mpeshows.com to order no later than Friday, September 2, 2022 (no orders will be accepted after this date or on-site during move-in, no exceptions)

Electrical: Basic electrical service is complimentary but must be ordered by emailing erinc@mpeshows.com with your booth number, company name, and whether you need basic or advanced electrical (charges apply for advanced electrical)

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 in the Jim Graham building (free of charge)

Parking: Parking is free and unlimited. Trailer parking is available next to the Jim Graham building, down the hill in the flat gravel lot.

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

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 30 days prior to the show for review, approval, and sampling guidelines.


HOW-TO 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 JenK@mpeshows.com.

Need help with your listing?
View the tutorial video - https://youtu.be/ecSxq1oKuYg and the FAQs.