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About the Show - Southern Shows
About the Show
SOUTHERN IDEAL HOME SHOW
Greensboro March 22-24, 2013. Greensboro Coliseum Complex
WHAT’S THE SHOW ABOUT?
WHO PARTICIPATES?
HOW DO WE ADVERTISE?
The Southern Ideal Home Show is the
Triad’s premier and largest home and
garden event. With hundreds of experts
and thousands of ideas, the show has
over 300 companies representing building,
home improvement, kitchen and bath, outdoor living and interior décor. Show guests
can discover everything they need for
building and remodeling, see the latest
kitchen and bath trends, shop for home
and garden accessories and products, all
while getting ideas, information and advice
from professionals. It’s convenient onestop shopping for all your home and
garden needs.
Add your name to the list!
Companies large and small use the show
to meet homeowners and make sales.
Here is a sampling of Exhibitors:
Spreading the word is our #1 goal.
To reach homeowners in the Triad,
Southern Shows, Inc. is committed to
covering all bases. Marketing efforts include radio, television, local publications,
daily newspaper, online exposure, cable,
direct mail and social media. The advertising campaign is comprehensive, complete and thorough, exceeding $100,000
in exposure.
WHY PARTICIPATE?
• Belgard Hardscapes
• Carolina Pondscapes
• Champion Window, Siding &
Patio Room Co.
• Ferguson
• Greensboro Shrub Nursery
SPONSORS:
• Kohler
Greensboro Builders Association
• Leonard Buildings
News & Record
• Marsh Kitchens
WFMY News 2
• Overhead Door Company of Greensboro
• Generate sales & qualify leads
• Pella Window & Door
• Meet your customers face-to-face
• Pine Hall Brick
• Set appointments & close sales
• Re-Bath of the Triad
• Introduce new products & services
• Seegars Fence
• Create an effective database
• Sleep Number
• Promote your name, products,
services and locations
• The Stone Resource
• Establish a relationship with
your prospect
• Plus many more!
• Capitalize on the show’s extensive
media campaign
It’s the most cost effective marketing
available!
WHO ATTENDS?
• Upper-Income homeowners ready to
make major purchasing decisions.
• 35% of show guests have a household
income of over $100,000.
• 65% plan to make major renovations to
their home
• Major purchases planned in the near
future include: Landscaping & Outdoor
Living, Flooring/Floor Coverings, Bathroom Fixtures, Furniture for Indoor and
Outdoor, Interior Home Furnishings/
Accessories, Appliances, Cabinetry,
and Windows and Doors.
• Weeks Hardwood Flooring
WHY THIS SHOW?
With more than 50 years of experience,
Southern Shows, Inc. is recognized as an industry leader in producing quality consumer
home and garden shows.
Included in your participation:
FREE exhibitor listing on show website
FREE exhibitor hyperlink to your website
FREE web coupons to draw people to your
exhibit
FEATURES for show guests – Center Stage,
special guests, presentations and more!
FREE informative exhibitor workshop to help
you make the most of your participation.
FREE listing in the Show Program
circulated to readership of The News &
Record.
EXHIBITOR SPECIAL GUEST TICKETS
available at a discounted rate to send to
clients & prospects.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
KATIE DEBNAM
Show Manager
704.376.3419 800.849.0248 x105
[email protected]
HALEIGH DAVIS
Assistant Show Manager
704.494.7551 800.849.0248 x125
[email protected]
810 Baxter Street Charlotte, NC 28202
P.O. Box 36859 Charlotte, NC 28236
T 704.376.6594 800.849.0248
F 704.376.6345
www.SouthernShows.com
The Southern Women’s Show and Women’s Show Series names and logos are U.S. Registered Trademarks owned by Southern Shows Inc. of Charlotte, NC. All shows and production rights reserved.
General Information
SOUTHERN IDEAL HOME SHOW
Greensboro March 22-24, 2013. Greensboro Coliseum Complex
SHOW LOCATION:
Special Events Center
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 W Lee St
Greensboro, NC 27403-2699
SHOW DAYS & HOURS:
Thursday, March 21: 5pm to 7:30pm
(Preview Night)
Friday, March 22: 10am to 8pm
Saturday, March 23: 10am to 8pm
Sunday, March 24: 11am to 5pm
PUBLIC SHOW ADMISSION:
$9 at the door
$8 in advance
Youth 15 and under free with adult.
EXHIBIT SPACE RATES:
$8.00 per square foot
10’ x 10’ = $800
10’ x 20’ = $1,600.00
Exhibits 300 sq. ft.
or larger = $7.60 per sq. ft.
Corner Spaces $100 additional
for each
* Rates do not include floor
covering, tables or electricity.
Floor covering is required for
all exhibit space.
SPACE RENTAL INCLUDES:
• 8’ high drape background and
3’ low drape dividers
EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP BREAKFAST:
Designed to help companies get the most of exhibiting (ie: tips on sales
and follow-up, creating an eye catching exhibit, etc.)
Mark your calendar for February 20, 2013 at Starmount Forest Country Club
EXHIBITOR ID BADGES & SHOW
SPECIAL ADMISSION TICKETS:
Each exhibitor receives ID badges
to allow their staff to work their
space at the show. In addition,
each exhibitor receives five
complimentary tickets per 100
square feet of exhibit space. These
tickets can be used for additional
staff, customers, friends and family,
or promotional incentives.
INSURANCE:
Participating companies are
required to provide an insurance
certificate covering liability for exhibit
contents,personnel and show
guests within the exhibit space.
The certificate should list Southern
Shows Inc. as an additional insured.
EXHIBITOR PARKING:
Two parking permits will be issued
for a 10x10 exhibit space. Each
additional 10x10 exhibit space will
be issued one permit. These permits
allow in and out parking during the
show. Additional parking permits
may be purchased for $6 at the
show office.
EXHIBITOR DOCUMENTS
ON LINE:
The following documents are
available on-line at
www.southernshows.com
• Exhibitor Kit
• Decorator forms /
Southern Exhibition Services
• Forms for electrical, telephone,
internet and other utilities /
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
• Information for creating your
exhibitor web site
• Show Program advertising
information
• Show floor plan
MOVE-IN SCHEDULE:
All exhibits must be show ready by
4pm Thursday, March 21.
Tuesday, March 19: Noon to 8pm
All exhibitors
Wednesday, March 20: 8am to 8pm
All exhibitors
Thursday, March 21: 8am to 4pm
All exhibitors
MOVE-OUT SCHEDULE:
Sunday, March 24: 5pm to 10pm
Monday, March 25: 8am to 3pm
All exhibits must be removed from
the Greensboro Coliseum Complex
by 3pm, Monday, March 25.
EXHIBIT SPACE HEIGHT LIMITATIONS:
• One standard 7” x 44”
exhibitor sign
• Listing In Official Show
Program & Guide
• Listing on the show website
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
• A free self-administered
web page linked to the
exhibitor listing
KATIE DEBNAM
Show Manager
704.376.3419
[email protected]
• Exhibitor ID badges
and special admission tickets
• General exhibit hall security
• 2 parking passes
• Complimentary exhibit space
design consultation
NC SALES AND USE TAX:
All exhibitors transacting sales at the
show will be required to provide
show management with a NC Sales
and Use Tax number.
HALEIGH DAVIS
Assistant Show Manager
704.494.7551
[email protected]
810 Baxter Street Charlotte, NC 28202
P.O. Box 36859 Charlotte, NC 28236
T 704.376.6594 800.849.0248
F 704.376.6345
www.SouthernShows.com
BASIC EXHIBIT REQUIREMENTS:
• Space MUST have floor covering for all exposed areas.
• Fixtures and dividers MUST be finished on all exposed sides.
• Exhibit and exhibit materials must fit within guidelines.
• The front five feet of your exhibit (see diagram)
may not exceed four feet in height.
• See show rules and regulations for more details.
Southern Ideal Home Show
Greensboro
March 22-24, 2013. Greensboro Coliseum Complex
APPLICATION & CONTRACT FOR EXHIBIT SPACE
Company Name: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Your Name:
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
City: ______________________________________________________________________ State: _____________ Zip: ________________________
Telephone:______________________________________ Fax: ______________________________ Cell Phone: ______________________________
E-mail: ____________________________________________________ Web Address: ____________________________________________________
Did you exhibit in 2012? r Yes r No
If yes, would you prefer the same space? r Yes r No
Are you a Greensboro Builders Association member? r Yes r No
Size space requested: _____ sq ft
Dimensions ____ ft x ____ ft
PAYMENT INFORMATION
r Attached
Prefer Corner? r Yes r No
r Being Mailed
r Credit Card (see box on next page)
Your company listing for show program and exhibit ID sign, if different than above ____________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Please list the products and/or services you wish to exhibit: (This information must be provided – only items listed will be allowed in your exhibit)
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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Please check (up to three choices) how you would like to be listed on the show web site and in the show program:
r Interior Décor & Accessories
r Finance & Insurance
r Real Estate
Air Purification
r Fireplaces
r Remodeling / Home Improvement
Appliances
r Irrigation / Drainage
r Flooring / Carpeting
Architectural Design
r Rental Equipment
r Kitchens / Kitchen Products
r Food / Gourmet / Wine
Awnings
r Roofing
r Landscaping /
Landscaping Products
r Foundations & Repairs
Baths / Bathroom Products
r Saunas
r Lighting – Interior
r Furniture
Bathtub Refinishing
r Security Systems
r Lighting – Outdoor
r Garages / Garage Doors
Brick
r Siding / Trim
r Millwork
r Garden Tools / Accessories
Building Materials
r Sponsors
r New Home Construction
r Stairs
Business Resources / Education r Generators
r Outdoor Living / Accessories
r Granite / Marble / Tile / Stone
r Sunrooms / Screen Porches
Cabinetry
r Outdoor Power Equipment
r Green Building
r Travel & Leisure
Cabinet Refacing
r Painting Interior & Exterior
r Gutter Products
r Utility Buildings
Cleaning Products
r Pest Control
r Hardware
r Vacuum Systems
Closet Organizers
r Pet Containment
r HVAC
r Waterproofing
Concrete Products / Pavers
r Photography
r Home Entertainment
r Water / Water Purification
Countertops
r Plants
r Home Services
r Windows
Decks / Deck Products
r Plumbing / Plumbing Fixtures
r Information Resources
r Window Film
Doors
r Insulation
r Window Treatments
Fencing
r Pools / Spas
HEIGHT LIMITATIONS (request may not be granted)
o I would like to request a variance on the exhibit regulations outlined on the back of this application. Please call me to discuss.
IF ACCEPTED, I AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE SHOW RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES
Applicant’s Signature: ____________________________________________________ Date: ___________________
EXHIBIT SPACE RESERVATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO ACCEPTANCE OF THIS APPLICATION BY SHOW MANAGEMENT.
This space for use by Southern Shows, Inc. only -- Show #28
MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO:
Deposit $ ___________ Date ___________ Check # ___________ Badges __________ Tickets __________
RESET
SAVE Exhibit SUBMIT
EMAIL
Building
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Space #BY
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SizePRINT
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PO Box 36859
Charlotte, NC 28236
Exhibit $ ____________________ + Corners $ _____________________ = Total $ _____________________
810 Baxter Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Comments ____________________________________________________________________________
704.376.6594 • Fax 704.376.6345
Terms and General Information
EXHIBIT SPACE LEASE RATES
$8.00 per square foot
10’ x 10’ = $800 • 10’ x 20’ = $1,600.00
Exhibits 300 sq. ft. or larger = $7.60 per sq. ft.
Corner Spaces $100 additional for each
* Rates do not include floor covering, tables or electricity.
Floor covering is required for all exhibit spaces.
EXHIBITOR ID BADGES &
SPECIAL ADMISSION TICKETS:
PAYMENT INFORMATION
o Enclosed is my check for 50% of exhibit space cost.
(100% due after January 24, 2012)
o Please bill my credit card for 100% of above cost.
o Visa
o MasterCard
o American Express
Name as it appears on card, including Company/Business name.
Each exhibitor will receive ID badges to allow their staff to work
their space at the show. In addition, each exhibitor will receive five
complimentary tickets per 100 square feet of exhibit space. The
tickets can be used for additional staff, customers, friends and family,
or promotional incentives.
EXHIBITOR INFORMATION ON LINE
The following documents are available on-line at
www.southernshows.com
• Exhibitor Kit
• Decorator Forms
• Information for creating your exhibitor web site
• Show Program advertising information
• Show floor plans
CANCELLATION POLICY
All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations received
60 days prior to the show will be refunded any sum over the
required 50% deposit. Refunds will not be provided for cancellations
received less than 60 days prior to the show. Cancellations which
occur within 48 hours of Southern Shows Inc. receipt of the
application and deposit shall receive a full refund.
NC SALES AND USE TAX
All exhibitors transacting sales at the show will be required to provide
show management with a NC Sales and Use Tax number.
___________________________________________________________
Card Number __________________________________________
Exp. Date: _____/_____
3 or 4 digit CVV# ____________
If billing address for credit card is different from exhibitor
information, please supply below.
Name: _____________________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________________
City/State/Zip: ______________________________________________
SPACE RENTAL INCLUDES:
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8’ high draped exhibit space basic background
3’ high draped exhibit dividers
One standard 7” X 44” exhibitor sign
Discounted exhibitor tickets
Exhibitor ID badges
Exhibitor admission tickets
General exhibit hall security
Two parking passes
EXHIBIT SPACE HEIGHT LIMITATIONS:
PREVIOUS EXHIBITORS
This application must be accompanied by a 50% deposit of the
total cost of the space. Space assignments will not be made until
appropriate payment is received. If space is not assigned, payment
will be returned in full. Make check payable to: Southern Shows Inc.
PO Box 36859 Charlotte, NC 28236
Height
Regulations
for
10’ x10’
exhibit space
NEW EXHIBITORS
A deposit of 50% of the total cost of the space must accompany
this application. Pictures or printed material showing products/ services planned for the exhibit must be included for space assignment to
occur. Applications will be processed in the order they are received.
Checks will not be deposited until space is confirmed.
INSURANCE
Participating companies are required to provide an insurance
certificate covering liability for exhibit contents, personnel and show
guests within the exhibit space. The certificate should list Southern
Shows Inc. as an additional insured.
BASIC EXHIBIT REQUIREMENTS:
• Space MUST have floor covering for all exposed areas.
• Fixtures and dividers must be finished on all exposed sides.
• Signage must be approved by Show Management.
• Exhibit and exhibit materials must fit within guidelines.
For more information contact:
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704.376.6594 • 800.849.0248 • Fax 704.376.6345
www.SouthernShows.com
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Southern Ideal Home Show
March 22-24, 2013. Greensboro Coliseum Complex
800.849.0248 | PO Box 36859 Charlotte, NC 28236 | www.SouthernShows.com | A Southern Shows Inc. Production

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