2024 information will be posted closer to event dates

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.

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REQUIRED READING & FORMS

 

CLICK HERE FOR SHOW RULES & REGULATIONS

 

> DECORATOR:  You are responsible for everything within your booth space, and floor covering is required.  If you need to order tables, chairs, carpet, etc., please contact Trade Show Supply House directly at bryan@thedecorator.net.

Click here for the Decorator Order form. 

Discount Order Deadline is January 12, 2023.


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ELECTRICAL:   Each 10 x 10 space receives 5-amps (500-watt outlet). If you require more than 500 watts, or need to rent additional booth lighting or power cords, please place an order directly with CORT Pro Services at customercare@cort.com

Click Here for the Electrical Order form

Discount Order Deadline is January 12, 2023.

 

> EXHIBITOR PARKING:  Located 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

  • Exhibitors are required to have floor covering in their booth. You can order carpet from the show decorator or bring your own flooring materials - order your decorating needs by January 12th to receive the best price.  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 12th 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  

ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING

Your basic listing was uploaded to the website when you booked your booth. Within 24 hours you should have received an automated email to enhance your listing. This link can be used multiple times and you can make updates and changes to your listing until ONE day after the show commences. If you did not receive the link, please email our digital support rep, JenK@mpeshows.com.

Need help with your listing? Read the  FAQs

Learn more about the benefits of creating your enhanced listing.
Go from basic to ENHANCED!

Show Dates & Hours

Thursday, January 26

11:00 am - 7:00 pm 

 Friday, January 27

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

 Saturday, January 28

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

 Sunday, January 29

11:00 am - 5:00 pm


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

MOVE IN & OUT INFORMATION

MOVE IN -

You are assigned a specific move-in day depending on if you need to drive into the Tacoma Dome to set-up your display.

CLICK HERE for the show map with your designated move-in time.

Please note - Before deciding if you need to drive into the building to unload, remember the show provides free forklifting service and limited pushcarts to help you bring in your booth display.

NEW THIS YEAR – Driving into the Tacoma Dome to unload will only be available on Tuesday, January 24, from 8 am – 8 pm. To help mitigate the heating issues with the Tacoma Dome in January, we will not be opening the large rollup doors on Wednesday of move-in and vehicles will not be allowed. Forklift service will still be available through the small rollup doors and product can be brought in on handcarts.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24:
Designated drive-in times

  • 8 am – 1 pm (Booths on south half of the Dome. After 1 pm, you can continue to set-up your display until 8 pm)
  • 1 pm – 8 pm (Booths on the north half and perimeter booths on the west and north wall of the Dome – no vehicles after 8 pm)

Do not arrive prior to your move-in time; your booth row may be a designated drive lane and your booth drape may not be set up.  Booths along the East wall cannot move in on Tuesday; area will be kept open as a drive lane.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25:
8 am - 8 pm (all booths)

  • No vehicle access inside the Tacoma Dome.  Forklift service and handcarts available - please see decorator service desk in Lounge AQ1.
  • Move-in for perimeter booths on east wall of the Dome - handcart only.
  • 4 pm:  Aisle carpet will be installed.  ALL AISLES MUST BE CLEAR.

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

MOVE OUT -

Sunday, January 29: 5:01 PM - Midnight

Booth teardown can begin at 5:01 PM on Sunday January 29th. 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.

SHOW DECORATOR

Trade Show Supply House
360.624.4498
bryan@thedecorator.net

Order the following from Trade Show Supply House:

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

Click here for the Decorator order form. 

DISCOUNT ORDER DEADLINE:  January 12, 2023

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 24th 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
Tacoma Dome/24 Hour Security 
2727 East D Street 
Tacoma, WA 98421 
Your company name + booth number

Click here to view the shipping label

SHOW ELECTRICIAN

CORT Pro Services
877.939.7368
customercare@cort.com

Each 10' x 10' booth comes with 5-amps (500-watt outlet) of electricity.  

Order the following from CORT Pro Services:

  • Additional Power Outlets
  • 24-Hour Power
  • Booth Lighting
  • Extension Cord/Power Strip rental

Click here for Electrical order form.

DISCOUNT ORDER DEADLINEJanuary 12, 2023

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

You will need an Exhibitor Badge in order to gain access to the building on show days. Please pick your badges during move-in at the Show Office in Lounge 1AClick here to view the show floor map.  

Once picked up, you are responsible for distributing the badges to your staff prior to entering the building. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BADGE IN YOUR BOOTH. Replacements are $7 each if badge is lost or left in booth.

Badges are allocated as follows: 

                   0 - 100 square feet         =            5 free badges
               150 - 200 square feet         =            7 free badges
               250 - 300 square feet         =            9 free badges
               350 - 400 square feet         =          11 free badges

 

You may leave badges in the Show Office to rotate among your staff, or to leave a badge for single pickup. Please instruct your workers to park on Lot F & G, and use the Exhibitor Entrance to enter building at the NE corner and go directly to the Show Office.  Click here to view a map of the Tacoma Dome parking lots/entrances.

If you need more badges than will be allotted to you, click here to order more by January 6th for $7 each.  We will have them ready for you to pick up at move-in.

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 General Liability insurance in mandatory for our shows. Coverage dates must include Move-In and Move-Out, January 24 - January 29, 2023. Liability requirements are $1,000,000.
Please email a copy of your certificate to michelled@mpeshows.com to keep on file prior to show open.

It is required that we are listed on your policy as additional insured:
Marketplace Events LLC
2000 Auburn Dr Ste 200        
Beachwood, OH 44122

Don't have an insurance provider? Buttine Insurance can offer coverage for show specific dates for $80. Click here to apply online.

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 - exclusive price for Exhibitors only! Send guest show tickets to your clients, prospects and friends. Please note that all Exhibitors will receive 10 complimentary tickets per company.  If you would like to order more than the 10 tickets provided, the deadline to order is January 6, 2023.

SOCIAL MEDIA
#LetsGetSocial

Share your show pics or your home reno projects with us.

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Hashtags: #TacomaHomeShow #TacomaHomeGardenShow


In efforts to protect potential joint customers from fraudulent events and scammers, we request that you do not create your own Facebook Event. This helps us manage ticket sales for the event, and ensures that our team are available to support both exhibitors and potential attendees with any questions, comments, or concerns that they have. Please feel free to reach out to your show manager or show marketing manager with your companies’ Facebook page and we can add you as a co-host to the official event.

Click Here to go to our Facebook Event for 2023.

Click Here for the Social Media Marketing Kit

Show Hotel Partners

Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma Downtown

1515 Commerce Street 
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-591-9100

Marriott Tacoma Downtown

1538 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-294-9200

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tacoma

1425 E 27th Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
253-383-0146

Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown Tacoma
walking distance to the Tacoma Dome

2611 E E Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
253-272-7737

Questions? Click here!

or contact:

Jeff Swenson, Show Manager
JeffS@mpeshows.com 
206.569.4656

 

Greenane Davison, Exhibit Sales Consultant
GreenaneD@mpeshows.com  
206.620.0660

 

Michelle Derbes, Show Coordinator
MichelleD@mpeshows.com 
206.620.0938