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Booth Benefits

  • Booth Materials: Pipe and drape, booth frame and ID sign

  • Visibility to Attendees: Company listed in the BRS show program and interactive floor plan (be sure to upload your company logo)

  • NEW! Free food for all attendees and exhibitors*. Heavy hors d’oeuvre stations in the exhibit hall will replace the sit-down dinner of previous years.

  • *Please Note: Booth staffing limitations will be enforced. Four booth personnel for a 10x10 booth, eight personnel for a 10x20 booth, 12 personnel for a 10x30 or larger booth. Badges for additional exhibit staff may be purchased for $30/each and will include access to the food stations. Badges are required to be worn at all times during exhibit hours.

  • *First Right to Book: 2018 exhibitors will have a first right to book through September 15, 2018. On September 1st booth sales open to all BATC-Housing First Minnesota members, so don’t delay, reserve your booth location early.

 

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Pricing

The booth price listed below is for a standard linear booth.  Actual booth price may be different based on location, corner fees and/or premium booth selection.  The interactive floorplan lists actual price for each booth.

10x10 ft. Booth: Early Bird: $620  //  Regular: $750
10x20 ft. Booth: Early Bird: $1,170  //  Regular: $1,420
10x30 ft. Booth: Early Bird: $1,745  //  Regular: $2,125
20x20 ft. Booth: Early Bird: $2,320  //  Regular: $2,820

Important Dates

First Right of Booking Deadline (for 2018 exhibitors)
September 15 , 2018

2019 Booth Sales Open (first come, first serve basis)
September 16, 2018

Early Bird Pricing Deadline
October 31, 2018

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2019 Theme: Casino

Bet it all and win big at this year’s BRS by integrating the Casino theme in your booth design. It gives the show consistency, and makes attending and exhibiting fun and exciting. 

We’ll award prizes for the best booth overall and best new product/service at the show, so amp up your creativity now. The booth needs to draw in an audience and engage attendees. Use of the theme may help determine a winner. Games, giveaways and prizes at your booth are encouraged.

Each exhibitor is responsible for ensuring all booth activities abide by state laws and regulations, including gambling and gaming laws. For more details, please see the Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement website from the State of Minnesota. 

 

 

EXHIBITOR TERMS & CONDITIONS

Cancellation/Booth Size Reduction Policy

Liquidated damages will be charged per exhibit space to any exhibitor that cancels or reduces their booth size within the time periods. If payment has not been received at the “request to cancel” date, the exhibitor is still required to pay the balance in full.

Time Period                         Liquidated Damages

9/30/2018 - 10/31/2018    50% refund of exhibit fees

11/1/2018 - 12/31/2018      25% refund of exhibit fees

On/after 1/1/2018              No refund

 

BOOTH CONTRACT

It is agreed that the space herein contracted for is subject to the following rules and regulations:

The BRS Exhibiting Company must be a current member of the BATC-Housing First Minnesota. Show management may grant an exception to this rule.

The exhibiting company’s name shall be displayed as it is listed in BATC-Housing First Minnesota’s membership records.

Any contract signed applies to the member company,
not the individual that signed it.

 

RENTAL CHARGE:

A $200 deposit must be received with the booth contract, it being understood that if not so paid, BATC-Housing First Minnesota may sell the space herein contracted for to another exhibitor. The remaining balance is due by January 1, 2019. Any check for space rental fees shall be made payable to BATC-Housing First Minnesota, 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113, phone 651-697-1954, fax 651-697-7599. 

BOOTH INCLUSIONS:

The rental charge includes the following for your booth:

•          Pipe and drape booth frame and ID Sign

•          Company listing in the BRS Show Program and interactive floor plan

•          Opportunity to upload your logo to your company listing on the interactive floor plan

•          Maximum: four booth personnel for a 10x10 booth, eight personnel for a 10x20 booth, 12 personnel for a 10x30 or larger booth.

BOOTH EXCLUSIONS:

The rental charge for your booth does not include:

•          Electricity

•          Internet

•          Tables/chairs

•          Carpet

SUBLEASING: 

Exhibitors may not sublease their space. Sublease in this use includes renting, sharing, donating or in any way allowing another company or person to display or advertise in an exhibitor’s space. 

CANCELLATIONS:

Booths may be cancelled without charge by written notice to the BATC-Housing First Minnesota management provided that the notice is received before September 30, 2018. If space is cancelled after January 1, 2019, no return of payment will be made. It is agreed that if, for any cause which arises beyond the control of BATC-Housing First Minnesota, it becomes necessary to move an exhibitor to a different location, this will be done at the discretion of BATC-Housing First Minnesota. 

Booth Staffing:

Exhibitors are required to staff their booth the entire duration that the show floor is open to attendees.  Failure to do so may result in a penalty, this will be decided at the discretion of the BRS Show Management.   Booth staffing limitations will be enforced. Additional badges may be purchased for $30 for each additional exhibit staff person and will include access to the food stations. Badges are required to be worn at all times during exhibit hours.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

No one under 18 years of age permitted on the show floor. Each exhibitor must make provision for the safeguarding of his/her goods, materials, equipment and display at all times, and wherever the same may be located within, on, or about the Exhibition Hall premises. Neither BATC-Housing First Minnesota, its subcontractors, or the Minneapolis Convention Center and the City of Minneapolis will be responsible for property damage or loss by, or for, any cause, and exhibitor hereby waives any right to claim liability against them for the same. 

Photography/Video

Casual audience photographs and/or video may be taken and utilized for marketing purposes. By nature of your attendance, you are granting permission for your image to be used for our promotion as we see fit.

The Exhibitor assumes full responsibility for property damage, personal injury, or death to any party by reason of Exhibitor’s participation in the exhibition, or convention activities, and Exhibitor agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold BATC-Housing First Minnesota, its subcontractors and the Minneapolis Convention Center and the City of Minneapolis harmless from all liability which might occur from any Act of God or any cause whatsoever arising out of the Exhibitor’s participation in the exhibition or in convention activities. BATC-Housing First Minnesota, its employees, subcontractors and Minneapolis Convention Center and the City of Minneapolis will not be liable for injuries to any person or for damages to property owned or controlled by exhibitor, which claims for damages or injuries may be incident to, arise from, or be in any way connected with Exhibitor’s occupation of display space, and the Exhibitors agrees to defend, indemnify and hold BATC-Housing First Minnesota, its subcontractors and Minneapolis Convention Center and the City of Minneapolis harmless against such claims. 

The Exhibitor expressly understands and agrees that the foregoing limitation of liability clause apply not only during the exhibit hours, but also at all other hours of the day for the period extending from the commencement of installation until the final removal of all Exhibitor’s property and personnel from the Exhibition Hall and to any latent contingent damage, injuries, or liability arising or discovered at a later date as the results of or arising out of exhibitor’s participation in the Exhibition. 

The Exhibitor agrees to carry liability insurance with BATC-Housing First Minnesota listed as an additional insured, containing a combined single limit of at least $1,000,000 each occurrence/$1,000,000 aggregate, or its equivalent from February 12 – February 14, 2019. The Exhibitor understands that a copy of this certificate of liability insurance is a requirement for exhibiting and that the certificate must be submitted two weeks before the trade show. The Exhibitor understands and agrees that if a certificate of liability is not provided they will not be allowed to exhibit. Certificates of liability insurance can be sent to: BATC-Housing First Minnesota, 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113.

BATC-Housing First Minnesota, its employees, subcontractors or Minneapolis Convention Center and the City of Minneapolis will not be responsible to any degree whatsoever for any ill effects caused any person or group of person in attendance prior to, during, and after the close of the BATC-Housing First Minnesota BRS for any samples taken, or by other means given to them by the Exhibitor representative. 

AMENDMENT TO RULES:

Any and all matters or questions not specifically covered by the preceding rules and regulations shall be subject solely to the decision of the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Executive Board. These rules and regulations may be amended any time by the Executive Board and all amendments so made shall be dining on exhibitors equally with the foregoing rules and regulations. 

DRAWINGS OR CONTESTS

If you plan to use a drawing for prizes during the Builders & Remodelers Show, you must register your activity before the Show opens. Show Management must approve any and all drawings or contests conducted by an exhibitor. Such drawings or contests are subject to all laws and municipal restrictions. Prizes offered by exhibitors must be awarded within five business days of the show closing, and Show Management must be informed of the name, address, and phone number of all winners at that time. 

If contest entries will be used to generate contact lists, or if entrants will be contacted or solicited in any way by either mail or telephone, the entry blank must bear the disclaimer that contest or drawing participants will be contacted by mail, and/or telephone, and/or email to receive product or service information. 

Any individual, organization or company not complying with the preceding rules may be subject to contract termination or losing any future invitations to the Builders & Remodelers Show. 

The Drawing Registration Form will be available in the Exhibitor Information Packet. 

BOOTH CONFIGURATION

To ensure a quality show experience for our attendees and to be fair to all exhibitors, please adhere to the booth configurations diagrammed here and select your booth appropriately.

Exhibit fixture, components, and identification signs will be permitted to a maximum height of 8 feet. Exhibits can extend forward 5 feet from the back line at the 8-foot height, but then must drop to no higher than 4 feet.

Note: The exterior of any exhibit that comes forward at the 8-foot height must be finished or suitably decorated. Any sign within 7 feet of the next exhibitor’s booth must face the interior of your booth or aisle.