Exhibitor Set Up Information

Please register at the show office to pick up your exhibitor passes and make any final payments. You will receive a maximum of four exhibitor passes. Exhibitor passes are for sales staff working in your exhibit booth, not family members or friends attending the show. If more than four people will be working your booth, please supply us with a list of names by March 2. We will check these individuals through the exhibitor entrances.
FOR EXPRESS CHECK-IN FILL OUT THIS FORM and return to us by March 2.

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.

Complimentary wireless internet is available at UNI-Dome.

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

Special Occasions, a division of Black Hawk Rental, is the official show decorator. Please place your order directly with Special Occasions. You can use your own tables, chairs & skirting if desired. It is the show’s policy that all tables must be skirted.
If you would like to place an order with Special Occasions you can use THIS ORDER FORM or go to the SPECIAL OCCASIONS WEBSITE
For discounted rates please place your order with Special Occasions by February 23.

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, no clip-on spot lights are allowed.

Free parking for exhibitors and attendees. The McLeod Center lot will be designated for exhibitors.

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/ and click on “Apply for a permit.”

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

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.

Bulk space exhibitors for our specific move-in times please check the SET UP SCHEDULE
Thursday, March 8
11 AM – 5 PM Single Booth Exhibitors
Friday, March 9
8 AM – 1 PM Singe Booth Exhibitors

All exhibits must be removed from the UNI-Dome by 8:00 PM on Sunday. You can leave boats and RV’s in the North parking lot for Monday pick up.

The UNI-Dome does not receive shipped freight. Please inform your freight company to deliver on Thursday or Friday during set up. If you plan to ship exhibit materials after the show, please confirm with your freight company during the show.

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