2021

Eastern Iowa Sportshow

March 12-14, UNI-Dome, Cedar Falls, IA.

Booth Registration

Set Up Information

REGISTER AT SHOW OFFICE

Please register at the show office to pick up your exhibitor passes and make any final payments. Exhibitor passes are for sales staff working in your exhibit booth, not family members or friends attending show. You will receive a maximum of four exhibitor passes. If more than four people will be working your booth, please supply a list of names by March 5. We will check these individuals through the exhibitor entrances.

FOR EXPRESS CHECK-IN FILL OUT THIS FORM AND RETURN IT BY MARCH 5

Valet purchasing will be an option at the show.  Venders will be able to issue a valet ticket to consumers that purchase product at their booth, and it will be delivered to their car at the valet purchase pick up site at the show by a show staff member.  Contact Kreg for more information on valet purchasing!

Every Vendor has the option of trade show texting!  Contact Kreg for more information!

PARKING

Free parking for exhibitors and attendees.
Exhibitor parking is in the West lot Friday and Sunday, and McLeod lot on Saturday.

MUSIC

Exhibitors are not allowed to play music or videotapes with copyrighted music backgrounds in their booth due to Federal Copyright Liability laws. For more information contact our office.

SHOW DECORATOR

Special Occasions, a division of Black Hawk Rental, will be the official show decorator. It is our policy that all tables must be skirted. You can use your own tables, chairs and skirting if desired.
If you would like to place an order with Special Occasions you can use THIS FORM or
go to the SPECIAL OCCASIONS WEBSITE.
For discounted rates please place your order with Special Occasions by February 28

ELECTRICITY

If you need electricity and did not indicate this on your contract, please order electricity by mailing a $50.00 payment to our office. Exhibitors must supply their own grounded extension cord within the booth. Grounded extension cords are required. No light-weight residential cords, no power strips, or clip-on spot lights are allowed.

TELEPHONE

To order a telephone line in your booth, contact Randal Hayes at 319-273-7473 or email him at randal.hayes@uni.edu

WIRELESS/INTERNET

Complimentary wireless internet is available at the UNI-Dome.

SALES TAX PERMIT

If you plan to sell any taxable items in your booth you must have an Iowa Sales Tax Permit. NO temporary tax permits are being issued by the state. If you do not have a permit, please call 800-367-3388 or go to https://tax.iowa.gov/businesses/business-permit-registration scroll down and click “Online Permit Business Registration.”

ALCOHOL

It is unlawful to bring alcoholic beverages into the UNI-Dome.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Refer to the Liability section on your contract.
As a standard requirement of all of our show exhibitors, it is necessary for you to provide proof of general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence. If you do not have this coverage in place, we have made arrangements for all of our exhibitors to acquire this coverage at significant savings by purchasing as part of a group.
Please click the link below, complete a short questionnaire and you will obtain this coverage for $65.00 plus tax.
EXHIBITOR LIABILITY INSURANCE

MOVE-IN SCHEDULE

Eastern Iowa Sportshow: For specific move-in times please check the SET UP SCHEDULE

Thurs. March. 11th. 11 AM – 5 PM Single Booth Exhibitors
Fri. March. 12th. 8 AM – 2 PM Single Booth Exhibitors
3:00 PM – Show Opens

*Exhibitors can stay in the Dome for assembly of display or cleaning until 8 PM.
Garage door closes at 5:00 PM.

EXHIBITOR FREIGHT

The UNI-Dome does not receive shipped freight. Please inform your freight company to deliver on the week of the show during set up. If you plan to ship exhibit materials after the show, please confirm with your freight company during the show.
Attn: Trent Ames-(McLeod Center Loading Dock)
Address: McLeod Center
University of Northern Iowa
2502 Hudson Road
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0315