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

Please check back later for 2023 Show Rules & Regulations, and Exhibitor Services order information

 

> 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 tradeshowsupplyhouse@comcast.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 13th 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 13th 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  

HOW-TO 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 JenK@mpeshows.com.

Need help with your listing?
Click to view the tutorial video - Enhanced Exhibitor Listing Tutorial - and FAQs

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 39

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 where your booth is located in the show.

Please check back later for your designated move-in day.  If you are assigned to Wednesday, please note that your booth will not be set on Tuesday, and you cannot drop off your product or supplies.  On Wednesday, all vehicles must be removed from the show floor by 4pm as the carpet will be installed.  Once the carpet is down, no carts will be allowed on the carpet, and you will need to hand-carry all items.

Tuesday January 24: 8 AM - 8 PM (Booths on south half of the Dome - no vehicles after 7 pm)

Wednesday January 25: 8 AM - 8 PM (Booths on north half of Dome, plus side walls. No vehicles allowed to enter building after 3:30 pm)

No vehicles will be allowed on the show floor after 4 PM on Wednesday.

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

Please check back later for 23 show decorating ordering information

Trade Show Supply House
360.624.4498
tradeshowsupplyhouse@comcast.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 13, 2022

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

Please check back later for 23 show electrical ordering information

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. 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
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 tickets to the show 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.

Follow us on social media!
Facebook @TacomaHomeandGardenShow
Instagram @TacomaHomeShow

 

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