The Tacoma Home & Garden Show, in order to ensure a minimal footprint, does not print nor mail the Exhibitor Kit. All of the forms, links, and information you need is posted below.

Please note that this page is always being updated as new information becomes available.

HAVE YOU SET UP YOUR EXHIBITOR LISTING?

If you are an exhibitor, please use the following instructions to submit your online detailed Exhibitor Listing:

CLICK HERE TO SET UP YOUR ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING

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REQUIRED READING & FORMS

> Show Rules and Regulations: [coming soon]

> Decorator order discount deadline:January 9, 2020. Order form located here.

> Electrical order discount deadline: January 9, 2020. Details located here.

> Exhibitor Parking is in Lot F and G. The Exhibitor Entrance is located at the NE Door of the Tacoma Dome. Click here to view a map of the Tacoma Dome parking lots/entrances.

> EXHIBIT STANDARDS - NEW FOR 2020

  • Exhibitors are required to have floor covering in their booth.You can order carpet from the show decorator or bring your own flooring materials. It should be professional-looking and clean and must cover your entire booth floor corner to corner. No partial floor coverings are permitted.
  • All exhibit spaces will have 8 feet tall black drape walls. This means all booths will be separated with 8 feet tall black drape.
  • Additional booth lighting is strongly recommended - please order your electrical by January 9th to get the best price.
  • Tables must be professionally skirted (no plastic) with floor-length skirting on all four sides. Any and all stored items, ranging from inventory to personal effects, must be stored completely out of sight.

> Need a checklist of important show To Do's? We've got you covered! THGS Checklist  


Show Dates & Hours

 Thursday, January 2311:00 am - 7:00 pm 
 Friday, January 2411:00 am - 7:00 pm
 Saturday, January 2511:00 am - 7:00 pm
 Sunday, January 2611:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibitor access to the show floor is only allowed ONE HOUR prior to show open with your exhibitor badge.

MOVE IN & OUT INFORMATION

MOVE IN -

Tuesday January 21st: 8AM - 8PM (For vehicle move-in times, click here)

Wednesday January 22nd: 8AM - 8PM (For vehicle move-in times, click here)

No vehicles will be allowed on the show floor after 3 PM on Wednesday.

Pick up your Exhibitor Badges in the Show Office, located in Lounge AQ1. Click here to view the show floor map.

MOVE OUT -

Sunday, January 26: 5:01PM - Midnight

Booth teardown can begin at 5:01PM on Sunday January 26th. Please note that it can take up to an hour to remove aisle carpeting; no vehicles will be allowed on the floor until aisle carpet is removed. All booths must be moved out of the building by midnight on Sunday.

Trade Show Supply House

Order the following from Trade Show Supply House:

  • Forklift service
  • Carpet
  • Tables and chairs
  • Signage & more

The order form is located here. Discount pricing ends January 9, 2020.

Shipping

*The Tacoma Dome’s 24 hour security office does NOT sign for deliveries on behalf of exhibitors, nor do they store shipments. Any shipments arriving before January 20th will not be accepted and will be returned at the exhibitor’s expense. 
 
Please use the shipping label below.

Tacoma Home + Garden Show 
C/O Trade Show Supply House, Inc 
Tacoma Dome 
2727 East D Street 
Tacoma, WA 98421 
Your company name 
Your booth number 

Click here to view the shipping label.

Electrical

Power is $50 for a 500 watt drop. Please email Michelle Derbes or call at 206.620.0938 to order power.

DISCOUNT ORDER DEADLINE: January 9, 2020.

If you need more than 5 amps / 600 watts, please contact Hollywood Lights directly to place your order - order form is located here.

Not sure how many amps you need? -> Guidelines for determining electrical needs
*Please note power may not be available during move in, come prepared with cordless power tools and extension cords.

 

EXHIBITOR BADGES

All exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor. Replacements are $7 each if badge is lost or left in booth.

Each booth automatically gets 5 free badges for the first 100 square feet and 2 extra badges for each additional 100 square feet (ie. 200 sqft = 7 badges).  If you need more badges than will be allotted to you, click here to order more ahead of time.

No names are printed on badges, but there is a place to hold your business card.

 

PARKING

Exhibitor parking is FREE and is located in Lot F and G. The Exhibitor Entrance is the NE Door of the Dome. See the Tacoma Dome's parking map here.

 

SHOW INSURANCE

Proof of trade show insurance in mandatory for our shows. Coverage dates must include Move In and Move Out. Liability requirements are $1,000,000. We require a copy of your certificate emailed here to keep on file prior to show open.

It is required that we are listed on your policy as additional insured:

Marketplace Events LLC
33801 1st Way S, Suite 231        
Federal Way, WA 98003

Don't have an insurance provider? Buttine Insurance can offer coverage for show specific dates for $65. Click here for the order information.

HOW-TO SET UP YOUR COMPANY’S 
EXHIBITOR LISTING

Click the buttons below to set up your exhibitor listing

Exhibitor Listing Instructions  Submission Page

Marketing Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities and Booth Traffic Drivers - Get some extra bang for your buck at the Tacoma Home + Garden Show! Work with us to get more people to your booth.

Guest Pass Order Form - 50% Off Tickets! Send your clients, prospects and friends guest tickets to the show. Deadline to order is January 3, 2020

Social Media Cheat Sheet - Take a look at our cheat sheet for social media post examples and helpful tips to get the most from your show experience! Includes our hashtags, social handles and handy show information.

Follow us on social media!
Twitter @TacomaHomeShow
Instagram @TacomaHomeShow
Facebook Event Page: facebook.com/events/1343564895795283/

Show Hotel Partners

Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
1515 Commerce Street  
Tacoma, WA 98402

253-591-9100

La Quinta Inn & Suites

1425 E 27th Street

Tacoma, WA 98421

253-383-0146

Best Western Plus Tacoma Dome

2611 E E Street
Tacoma, WA 98421

(253) 272-7737

Questions? Contact Us!

Michelle Derbes, Show | Office Administrator
MichelleD@mpeshows.com  206.620.0938