Exhibitors

OPEN BOOTH REGISTRATION

BUBBA FEST! 2018 EXHIBITOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION

Registration for exhibitor booths and registration is now open at
https://register.growtix.com/space_applications/apply/bubba_fest_2018/

Thank you for your interest in setting up as an Exhibitor, Vendor, Author, Musician, Craftperson, or Artist at BUBBA FEST! 2018. BUBBA FEST! is poised to become one of the largest shows of its kind in the United States with over 25,000 attendees anticipated for the inaugural event. All exhibitors are encouraged to submit a 960px by 425px graphic for us to promote your brand on our website, social media, and advertising campaigns.

Exhibition Room Hours:

Thursday, August 9, 2018 – 8:00AM – 11:00PM (Set-up)
Friday, August 10, 2018 – 8:00AM – 2:00PM (Set-up)
Friday, August 10, 2018 – 4:00PM – 8:00PM (Open to Public)
Saturday, August 11, 2018 – 10:00AM – 8:00PM (Open to Public)
Sunday, August 12, 2018  – 10:00AM – 8:00PM (Open to Public)
Sunday, August 12, 2018  – 8:00PM – 11:00PM (Load-Out)

The Exhibitor check-in table will be located by the loading dock. There will be no check in at the loading dock after 8:00pm on Friday. Your assignment will be confirmed before the event, but all badges must be picked up at the show and will not be mailed prior to the event. Assignment of space will be by BUBBA FEST! management. We will try to accommodate as many special requests as possible but cannot guarantee where you will be located. Electrical service is available at The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. A Convention Services Fact Sheet will be emailed to you with information. Please remember to order in a timely manner if you wish to receive the early incentive rates.

Please email [email protected] for additional assistance.

Purchase Your Booth

Choose Your Booth

  • STANDARD CORNER: $750

    STANDARD INLINE BOOTHS: $600

    Standard booths are 10×10 with Pipe and Drape.

    These booths are intended for vendors of original and branded products that relate to Bubba culture. Major corporate brands may exhibit in a Premiere Booth, not a Standard Booth.

    Standard Booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (3 badges for 1 booth, 5 badges for 2 booths, 6 badges for 3 booths, and one badge for each additional booth purchased), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner Booths come with an additional six foot table for the 2nd face out. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own.

    Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at BUBBA FEST you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

  • $2,500

    Premiere booths are 10×10 corner booths with Pipe and Drape located at the front of the exhibition hall. Premiere booths are designated for brands that wish to activate attendees for the purpose of marketing, sampling, giveaways, photos, etc. No food or beverage is allowed.

    Premiere Booths are 10′ X 10′ corner pipe and draped areas. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (3 badges for 1 booth, 5 badges for 2 booths, 6 badges for 3 booths, and one badge for each additional booth purchased), one eight foot table, one six foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own.

    Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at BUBBA FEST you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

  • CORNERS BOOTHS:$1,000

    INLINE BOOTHS: $800

    These booths are for brands and products outside of the “Bubba” culture to promote their services. Brand Booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (3 badges for 1 booth, 5 badges for 2 booths, 6 badges for 3 booths, and one badge for each additional booth purchased), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner Booths come with an additional six foot table for the 2nd face out. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own.

    Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at BUBBA FEST you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

  • CRAFTSPERSON CORNER BOOTHS: $400

    CRAFTSPERSON INLINE BOOTHS: $250

    Craftsperson Booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. These booths are specifically for Craftspersons who are selling their own HANDCRAFTED creations/items. INDIVIDUALS SELLING IN THESE SPACES MAY NOT SELL ANY ITEM NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES. T-Shirt companies do not qualify for this space.

    Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (2 badges for one booth, or 3 badges for 2 booths), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner booths are provided with one eight foot table, and one six foot table. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own. 

    Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at BUBBA FEST you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

  • PREMIUM ARTIST CORNER BOOTH: $595

    PREMIUM ARTIST INLINE BOOTH: $450

    Premium Artist/Publisher/Author/Musician/Craftsperson booths are 10′ X 10′ pipe and draped areas. These booths are specifically for Independent Publishers, Artists, Filmmakers, and Writers who are selling their own created or published work. INDIVIDUALS SELLING IN THESE SPACES MAY NOT SELL ANY ITEM NOT CREATED BY THEMSELVES. T-Shirt companies do not qualify for this space. There is a limit of two Indie Press booths per company. If you need more booth space, you will be required to purchase an exhibitor booth at full price. If you are an indie publisher, all items for sale must be published by your company. If you are an artist, all art (including prints) must be created by the person purchasing the booth, and the artist must be in attendance at the show. Each booth comes with exhibitor badges (2 badges for one booth, or 3 badges for 2 booths), one eight foot table, two chairs, a small company sign, and a small garbage can. Corner booths are provided with one eight foot table, and one six foot table. Additional tables are available from the decorator for a fee, or you may bring your own. 

    Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at BUBBA FEST you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

Exhibitor Terms & Conditions

Please note that by purchasing exhibitor space at BUBBA FEST! you are agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

For any questions contact [email protected]!

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING TERMS YOU AGREE TO BY PURCHASING SPACE AT BUBBA FEST! 

  1. Booths must remain intact and manned throughout the hours of the convention and may not be dismantled prior to the closing of the convention. BUBBA FEST! will not be held responsible for any issues arising from an unmanned booth during show hours. The loading dock will not be open for breakdown prior to the close of the exhibition room.
  2. Exhibitors must comply with all local, state and federal laws, and will not hold management liable for any breaches, losses, injury, or damage to themselves or their property. All exhibitors agree to hold blameless BUBBA FEST! and all BUBBA FEST! staff members and workers against any loss, damage, theft, expenses, claims or actions arising from any personal or property damage, loss or theft due to said exhibitors participation in BUBBA FEST!. BUBBA FEST! agrees to pay for overnight security in the main exhibit hall. Exhibitors should take reasonable measures to cover their items before they leave their booths at night. Exhibitors are responsible for their own security during show hours.
  3. In addition, all vendors/exhibitors/artists acknowledge that BUBBA FEST! and all BUBBA FEST! staff members, workers, employees and agents, will NOT provide or maintain insurance coverage for vendors/exhibitors persons or property, and it is their sole responsibility to obtain insurance covering loss.
  4. Electricity is available from the convention center.
  5. Additional exhibitor badges are $50. Badges are non-transferable.
  6. There is a 50% deposit required to hold space, with 100% balance due by 6/1/18. Any booth reservations not paid in full by 6/1/18 will be cancelled and the reservation lost. In the event of booth cancellation, exhibitor will need to re-apply for space based on availability. All booth reservations made after 6/1/18 require payment in full. No deposits will be accepted after 6/1/18.
  7. BUBBA FEST! in no way endorses any artists/vendors/exhibitor’s merchandise, exhibits, views, beliefs, or actions. All artists/vendors/exhibitors are deemed to be their own business/entity and in no way reflect the views, beliefs, intentions and/or direction of BUBBA FEST!. Artists/vendors/exhibitors do not represent BUBBA FEST! in any way.
  8. All merchandise bought or sold at BUBBA FEST! is strictly between artists/vendors/exhibitors and attendees/buyers. BUBBA FEST! is not party to or responsible in any way for any transactions made between said parties.
  9. NO VAPE OR VAPING PEN, TOBACCO, OR ANY TYPE OF SMOKING SALES OR PARAPHERNALIA ARE ALLOWED. THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT AND WE DO NOT ENCOURAGE SMOKING OF ANY KIND. IF YOU SELL VAPE, TOBACCO, OR ANY TYPE OF SMOKING ITEMS OR PARAPHERNALIA AT THE SHOW YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE, WITH NO REFUND GIVEN.
  10. No Bootleg DVDs or CDs. Representatives from various studios will be at the convention. Anyone selling unauthorized merchandise that infringes upon their copyright or licensing agreements (or any other studios) will be asked to leave the show. No refunds will be given if you break this rule and are asked to leave.
  11. No outside food vendors are allowed. The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge has an exclusive on food sales. This applies to food trucks on Convention Center property.
  12. ABSOLUTELY NO ADULT MATERIALS ARE PERMITTED FOR SALE OR DISPLAY AT THIS SHOW. That means no nudity, pornography, or obscenity of ANY kind. Violating this rule is cause for immediate dismissal from the show with no refund, and being banned from any future events hosted by BUBBA FEST management.
  13. No Live Animals. Exhibitors may not engage in the sale of living animals at the event.
  14. Nudity is NOT allowed in the convention center under any circumstances.
  15. No source of gambling, No Bingo, No Games of Chance, No Lottery type gaming is allowed. If you have an itch to gamble, go visit our friends at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort!
  16. State tax is the responsibility of the artist/vendor to collect according to state laws. Tennessee Department of Revenue may have officials on-site. It is your responsibility to comply with applicable sales tax collection requirements!
  17. No exhibit may block or interfere with other exhibits or with the aisle space. Any damage caused to the building or its furnishings by the Artist/Exhibitor are the sole responsibility of the Artist/Exhibitor.
  18. Should you (the exhibitor) find that you are not able to attend BUBBA FEST! and have already paid for your space, the policy is as follows: A refund will be given – minus a $150 cancellation fee for Each Exhibitor Booth prior to 3/15/18. Between 3/15/18 and 6/15/18 a refund will be given minus a $250 cancellation fee for each Exhibitor Booth. After 6/15/18, no refunds will be given.
  19. Abandoned Property: Any property not removed from the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge that is not claimed IN PERSON within forty-eight (48) hours following the end of the event will be considered abandoned by the Exhibitor.
  20. BUBBA FEST! reserves the right to change, amend, and add to the rules and regulations of the show at any time.

For questions about vendor space, placement and availability, contact [email protected]!

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