The Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, in order to ensure a minimal footprint does not print, and mail the Exhibitor Kit. All of the forms, links, and information you need should be posted below.
Please note that this page is always being updated as new information becomes available.
Contact Linda Knudsen, Exhibit Sales Manager
ph: 206.620.2573 | mobile: 425.330.0300
REQUIRED READING & FORMS
Please carefully look over the 2019 Exhibitor Kit and subsequent forms. It can save you time, money, and hassles. The more informed you are, the smoother and successful things will go!
- 2019 Northwest Flower & Garden Festival Exhibitor Kit - everything you need to know before you "show."
- DWA Trade Show & Exhibitions - order booth furniture, carpet, freight, and more at dwatradeshow.com - details below and on pages 6-7 of the Exhibitor Kit. Discount pricing deadline: January 25, 2019.
- WSCC Priority Exhibitor services - order your internet, electrical, and other temporary utilities at wscc.com/exhibitorservices - details below and on pages 6-8 on the Exhibitor Kit. Discount pricing deadline: January 25, 2019.
- NEW for 2019 - Online Exhibitor Listing - Scroll down for instructions on how to set up your Exhibitor Listing on gardenshow.com. Don't miss out on getting your business on our website!
- Oversized Parking Pass order form - limited space, submit ASAP if needed - details on page 14 of the Exhibitor Kit.
- Seattle Flameproof Guidelines - details on pages 4-6 in the Exhibitor Kit.
- American Flamecoat Order Form (for flameproofing) - learn more about American Flamecoat here - deadline: February 7th, 2019.
- Show Guide and Show Poster Order Form - we'll send you some show posters and
guides at no charge!
- Seattle Plastic Bag Ban
- Retail Sales Tax Schedule
- Receive Move-in packet in early to mid-January
- Provide your UBI # to Linda Knudsen by January 11th, 2019.
- Place your order with WSCC Exhibitor Services (electrical, internet, water) and DWA Trade Shows (decorator) by January 25, 2019 to receive the best price.
- Flameproof all hanging booth decorations ASAP. See pages 4-6 in the Exhibitor Kit and view the Seattle Fire Marshal guidelines here.
Move-in begins February 17th, 2019
Show open February 20-24, 2019
Move-out begins February 24, 2019 at 6:01pm
DWA Trade Shows & Expositions Services
DWA Trade Shows & Expositions Services will have a Service Center located across from Show Office for all exhibiting needs such as tables, chairs, lights, shelving, furniture, and carpets.
Items not ordered in advance of the Show will be subject to additional charges. For the best prices, be sure to order everything you need online, by phone or fax by Friday, January 25, 2019. Order forms are located here - you may also order online here.
WSCC Priority Exhibitor Services
Show special - Point of Sale Internet Package: For a nominal fee of $205 plus tax, this package provides you with 5 amps of power and 2 WiFi connection codes intended for point of sale and checking email. Learn more here.
Please place your order by January 25, 2019 to receive the best pricing.
Your Move-In packet will arrive sometime in January. It contains your work passes, wristbands, load-in pass, maps, and oversized vehicle parking pass (if applicable).
IMPORTANT: It's your responsibility to get these work passes and wristbands to your on-site staff. DO NOT misplace your envelope of wristbands or work passes - you will be denied entry by security with NO exceptions! Replacement wristbands cost $10.00 per wristband.
DO NOT LEAVE wristbands in your booth as you need them to gain access to the show floor. You can leave wristbands and tickets in Will Call for staff arriving at a later time.
How to set up your online
1. Head to gardenshow.com/add-exhibitor-login
2. Log in with the
username: NFGFFebruary@mpe.com and password: NFGFFebEX9
Please note that the password is case sensitive.
3. Enter all of your company information that you'd like listed online and click submit. Contact your sales rep if you want to fax/email your information.
Tips to get the most out of your listing
- Enter a full description of your company. The more information you provide, the better, as it will help people find you using the search tool.
- Use as many keywords as possible. The keywords will help you appear in the search results. If you sell different types of products, be sure to list them all.
- Select the category that best represents your company. Your company will be listed under this heading.
- Include your booth number. Make sure customers can find your company on the show floor.
- Offer a show special or discount. Use a promo code or offer a percentage off to people who mention your listing - this way you can track the results.
Benefits of creating your company listing
VISIBILITY – Receive a full page on our website! Detailed company information will remain on the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival website (gardenshow.com) leading up to the show and 6 months after the show has ended.
SALES – Consumers can contact you through a search function and email form and you can immediately respond to requests for more information
Need more help? If you need technical help or want to make changes to your listing, please email Jen Shaw at jens@MPEshows.com.
SHOW HOTEL RATES
While the exhibitor rate is sold out, we still have exclusive negotiated rates for the Festival. Please book through our hotels page here to save. Book early to secure your room!
Logos & Links
- "I'm Exhibiting at the NWFGF" photo
- "Official Ticket Outlet of the NWFGF" photo
- "I'm Speaking at the NWFGF" photo
Don't forget to tag the Festival in your social media posts!
Type @nwfgs on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to find us.
The Northwest Flower & Garden Festival wants to help you reach your advertising goals! Work with us for unique opportunities like:
- Sponsored ticket giveaways
- Email and social media features reaching our 100,000+ followers
- Show guide ads distributed to 60,000+ attendees
- and many more!
Click here to view our 2019 Media Kit to learn more about these opportunities.
Contact Courtney Goetz with any questions.