Exhibitor Information

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Click here to request a free Exhibitor Packet which includes Registration Form, rates, schedule, etc.

Show Payment

  • Show fees vary in price - average fee is $200 per weekend.
  • We accept Visa and Mastercard and Discover.
  • Register for 9 shows or less with 50% deposit, balance due 30 days prior.
  • Register for 10 - 15 shows with $20 deposit, balance due 30 days prior.
  • Register for 16 shows or more with $200 floater. Call for more details.

Show Confirmation

  • Please include a long, self-addressed, stamped envelope for confirmation.
  • A confirmation will be sent with specific show hours, address, set-up time, etc.
  • Maps to show site are available online.

Space Size

  • Most spaces are 10' wide by 8' deep.
  • Spaces vary in size from mall to mall, some mall spaces are long and narrow.
  • Spaces are available in increments of 1, 1 ½, 2 and 3 spaces. Outdoor shows: 10'x10'.

Tables

  • Exhibitor supplies own table, table cloth and chair.
  • All table coverings should be of fabric material and reach the floor on all four sides of table.
  • Fitted table cloths can be ordered from: www.LinenTableCloth.com.

Sales Tax

Artists making taxable sales need to obtain a sales tax number. For more information, call (651)282-5225 or (800)657-3605 or write to:
Minnesota Business Tax Registration, Mail Station 4445, St. Paul, MN 55146.

Insurance

  • Liability is fairly inexpensive and worth considering.
  • Most will obtain this type of insurance through their homeowners insurance.

Credit Cards

Accepting credit cards from customers is optional - some exhibitors do and others do not.
This type of account is called a "Merchant Account" and the best place to get this is at your bank.

Displays and Fixtures

  • Palay Display Industries, Inc. at: (800) 446-6106
  • Dan Dee Display Fixtures at: (800) 888-8515
  • Visual Display Solutions at: (800) 527-2488
  • Fitted Table covers are available at "Collectors House" 1-800-448-9298

On-Line Showcase Exhibiting

All exhibitors are invited to show and sell their products online at our Gingerbread Shops. In addition to selling direct at shows, you can sell your products on-line, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

  • No computer necessary...your phone and address are the only minimum requirements!
  • Not necessary to take MC or Visa. Your site includes a customized shopper order form.
  • Customers order product directly from you and pay you directly. Unlike many other Web Malls, we do not charge any commission on your sales.
  • If you already have a web site, your page on the Showcase will include a direct link to your own web page!
  • Send us actual 35 mm photos, photos on disk or we can load directly from your site.
  • Unlike many other typical web malls, the Gingerbread Showcase utilizes intense advertising to the general public including newspaper, radio and T.V. every weekend for each show!
  • Check out our on-line Web Registration Form. It's easy to get started!