Peninsula Home & Remodel Expo
October 3, 4 & 5, 2014
Reinvest in Your Dream! Attend the Peninsula Home and Remodel Expo and find out why this is the best home and remodel event in the region. Professional Expo managment, affordable admission prices, FREE on-trend and informative seminars, and ample FREE parking. Beginning in early September, be sure to visit: www.kitsaphbahomeshow.com for all the exciting Expo visitor information like special features, participating vendor list, and other details!
FOR THE PUBLIC:
Going to the Expo? Beginning in early September, be sure to visit: www.kitsaphbahomeshow.com for all the exciting Expo visitor information like special features, participating vendor list, and other details! Be sure to check the Expo site frequently for all the latest information.
2014 Home & Remodel Expo Coupon admission coupon available by clicking here.
Registration begins in June! If you do not receive a reservation packet in the mail simply download the forms below, complete and return to the HBA. Returning vendors get first placement and all new vendors are then placed in the order received. The sooner you reply with contract and deposit, the more choices you will have for booth location.
Curious about being a vendor?
Click on the links below to learn more about the Peninsula Home & Remodel Expo. This is the best fall exhibition in the region. Below are several documents that will familiarize you with exhibitor deadlines, requirements, expectations and more:
Critical Deadlines, Show Hours, Set-up & Tear-down Times — — Use this as a guide for your scheduling. Includes reservation & payment deadlines, the Expo hours of operation as well as set-up and tear-down dates & times.
Exhibitor Bulletin — This bulletin summarizes some key requirements and expectations of every exhibitor, and contains information about admission, Expo security and event promotion.
Booth Space Specifications — Use this diagram to understand what you can and can’t do with your booth space. We are sure you will be able to create a wonderful space to display your product and/or services.
Floor Plan & Booth Pricing — This floor plan of the Kitsap Sun Pavilion shows the layout of booths and includes details on the different price points and discounts available.
Electrical Requirements — Electrical service is available for all vendors but must be requested on the Exhibitor Order form. 110v is FREE. Please consider your electrical needs carefully. If you will need 220v, it is available for a small additional fee.
Ready to sign up? It’s easy!
Please look carefully at each of these forms and their due dates. Vendors making a reservation before September 5th will be required to submit a Reservation Form, Exhibitor Contract, and minimum 50% deposit in order to secure a space. Those making a reservation on or after September 5th will be required to submit all documents and full payment in order to reserve a space.
Exhibitor Contract — REQUIRED– Due at time of reservation. Be sure to fully complete and sign this form, and submit to the HBA with your Reservation Form and deposit.
Reservation Form — REQUIRED– Due at time of reservation. Use this form to request a booth, and calculate your fees and required deposit. Use the Floor Plan to determine booth number and cost. The Reservation Form must be submitted with your signed contract and deposit in order to be considered for a booth in the Expo.
Exhibitor Order Form — REQUIRED– Due no later than September 5 (exhibitors making a reservation after September 5 must submit this form along with all other forms). Use the Exhibitor Order Form to request free and inexpensive materials that can be used to promote your presence in the Expo. You may also request equipment for your booth such as a table, chair, electricity, etc. on this form. If you do not need any of the items on this form, please submit with notation indicating such.
Badge Request Form — REQUIRED– Due no later than September 5 (exhibitors making a reservation after September 5 must submit this form along with all other forms). Every person working in an exhibit is required to have an exhibitor badge, which must be worn any time the worker is entering the Expo or outside of their booth. Fees will apply to any badge requested after the deadline. Please read the instructions and requirements on this form carefully before completing and submitting to the HBA.
Tent Order Form – Use this form ONLY if you are requesting an outdoor space. Outdoor spaces are available in the front of the Kitsap Sun Pavilion. Outdoor exhibitors are not required to order a tent but if you wish for the Expo Management to provide one, you must submit this form. The tents are provided at no additional cost and are weather resistant, walled, commercial tents.
Once you register you should familiarize yourself with all the ways the Expo Management is working for you and how you can maximize your time and investment in the Peninsula Home & Remodel Expo.
Step 1: The Exhibitor Reservation Form included a reference to documents on this website that you are responsible to read and be aware of. Here is the list of documents you are expected to read and share with your employees working the event. If you have any questions about any of these items, please give us a call. We are here to help!
Pavilion Set-Up Requirements — The Kitsap Sun Pavilion has a special “multi-purpose” floor, and each exhibitor is expected to adhere to the requirements put in place to protect the flooring, as described in contract item 2.12. It’s easy to do, and most all exhibits can be accommodated. Please read over these instructions carefully. Adherence to this requirement is strictly enforced.
Critical Deadlines, Show Hours, Set-up & Tear-down Times — Use this form to stay on track for important deadlines as well as set-up & tear-down dates and times, and Expo hours.
Parking Instructions — Parking is FREE to our vendors and to the ticket buying public, but in order to ensure the public has easy access to the building it is necessary that vendors follow the exhibitor parking instructions carefully. Use this guide to ensure the you and your employees park only in the designated exhibitor parking areas.
Please review and share the information included on the documents below if you didn’t already take them from the section above:
Don’t forget to complete and submit the Exhibitor Order Form & Badge Request Form by September 5, if you did not submit at the time you made a reservation. These two forms are REQUIRED for every exhibitor.
A Certificate of Liability Insurance is required for every exhibitor. The certificate is to name the HBA of Kitsap County AND Kitsap County as additional insured as described in contract item 2.19. You do not need this form in order to make a reservation, but we require that it be on file before the start of the Expo.
Step 2: Promote the Expo and your company!
The Expo Management will spend thousands of dollars promoting the Peninsula Home & Remodel Expo. This will be done in a diverse media buy covering targeted cable television, print media, regional magazines, local readerboards, social media, on line news outlets and many other techniques (for more information on some of the marketing we will do, please check here: Marketing 2013 (this will be updated during the month of June 2014 but you can use this list to guide you now. The information is unlikely to change very much). Even with all those efforts, you are encouraged to promote your investment in the Peninsula Home and Remodel Expo and we have a few easy suggestions to help you.
A. Discount Admission Coupons: We will produces an official Expo Admission Discount Coupon (see link near the top of the page). You are welcome to request a stack to use as a mailer insert to your customers or to make available in your place of business to your customers and visitors. These are free while supplies last and can be used by you to announce that you’re in the Expo and to encourage those you know to attend. You might also distribute small stacks of coupons to the businesses you do business with just as a way to further promote awareness of the Expo.
B. Customer Appreciation Passes: We will produce a pass that you can purchase from Expo Management for just $2.00 per ticket. The ticket includes a place for you to put your company name and will get your customers, friends or family into the Expo for FREE for one day of the show. At just $2.00 per ticket to you, these are an inexpensive way to thank your preferred customers.
C. Advertise! In cooperation with one of our Expo sponsors, the Kitsap Sun, the Peninsula Home & Remodel Expo has a professional Official Expo Guide. This Guide will be widely distributed in the days leading up to the Expo and given to Expo visitors during all three days. Consider advertising your company in the Guide. Think about including reference to your booth number, or offering a token give-away to those the bring the ad to the booth. Enhance your investment in the Expo by advertising in the only Offical Guide. Here are the advertising rates: Official Guide Advertising Prices 2014
Step 3: Consider being a seminar instructor.
Each Expo we offer on-trend FREE seminars for the ticket buying public to enjoy. We offer the opportunity to be an “instructor” to our vendors and HBA members. There is no compensation from the Expo Management to seminar instructors. The only exception is when the Expo Management elects to hire a regional, or national expert to provide a seminar. Seminars are typically less than 1 hour and are to help the public learn about an on-trend topic. Seminar instructors are encouraged to apply to the Expo Management as soon as possible. The seminar application is included in this document about seminars: Call for Seminar Speakers
This event is presented by the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County.
If you would like more information, or have any questions, please call the Home Builders Association office (360-479-5778), or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.