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KEY EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

BOOTH FURNISHINGS

Booth furnishings such as tables, chairs, carpet, sign holders or any other furnishings are ordered directly through the show’s official decorator. Click here to download additional information.

BOOTH SERVICES

Electrical service should be ordered directly through the TD Convention Center. Orders received in advance of show move-in receive a discounted rate of $70.00 per 120 volt receptacle (standard service). Orders received less than thirty(30) business days prior to the first move-in day will be charged a higher, on-site order rate.

Click here to place an electrical order online.

Other services are available to exhibitors, including audio-visual support, plumbing and telecommunications. Please use the following forms if you wish to acquire any of these services.

COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION TICKETS

Exhibitors receive ten (10) complimentary admission tickets for every 10x10 in-line space leased. Tickets will be mailed or emailed prior to the show to all exhibitors who have paid in full. Additional bulk tickets may be purchased at a discounted rate. To order additional show tickets, please contact the Show Management Office at 864-254- 0135.

FIRE MARSHAL GUIDELINES

Click here to download the Fire Marshal guidelines. Please ensure you review carefully.

FOOD SAMPLE REQUEST

If you wish to distribute food and/or non-alcoholic beverages in your exhibit space, you must receive prior written authorization. Please download application for full details. Note that alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited in an exhibitor’s booth space.

SET-UP INFORMATION

Please check back as we get closer to the show for specific dates and times when exhibitors will be able to set up their space.

TEAR-DOWN INFORMATION

Exhibitors may not dismantle their booths until after the show closes at 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Any exhibitor who begins to dismantle any part of their exhibit space prior to show closing will forfeit their seniority in future shows. Please check back as we get closer to the show for specific dates and times when exhibitors will be able to tear down their exhibit.

PARKING

Exhibitors are provided complimentary parking in a designated lot. Exhibitor parking passes will be mailed or emailed to all exhibitors who have paid in full prior to the show opening.

SHOW ID BADGES

Anyone working within your exhibit space is required to wear a show ID badge to gain access to the show floor. Show ID badges will be available for pick-up at the Exhibitor Registration Desk located in the lobby of Hall 1 during show move-in and show hours.

RETAIL LICENSE/TAX LAW

SC Code Section 12-36-510(A)(2) provides for a $20.00 license for artists and craftsmen. Every artist/craftsman selling at arts and crafts shows or festivals, products they have created or assembled, should obtain a retail license and pay a license tax of $20.00 at the time of application. This license may be used for one location at a time. The only one exception to these licensing requirements is for sellers at a ‘special event’, defined as a promotional show, trade show, fair, or carnival for which an admission fee is required of the general public for entering the event. The event must be operated for less than twelve (12) consecutive days. Sellers must file a ‘special event sales tax return’, but are not required to obtain a license. This may be used for only one special event and the return must be filed together with the tax due within five (5) days of the completion of the event, however, the Department may require payment on demand. Revenue Procedure #91-1 defines ‘one-time basis’ for the purpose of being eligible to file the special events return in lieu of obtaining a retail license. The Department will consider the seller’s activity in the State during the previous twelve (12) months and the intended activity during the twelve (12) months following the proposed special event. Any activity or intended activity, in the State during this twenty-four (24) month period will require the retailer to obtain license.

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