Be sure to review this page periodically as it is updated often

2024 Exhibitor Manual

Click HERE for the most up to date Exhibitor Manual.  This document will not be mailed or distributed.  Please check back for updates as the show gets closer to open.

NOTE: Update re: WiFi /internet service at the show - we will purchase a general internet package for this show, which will be accessible free of charge to exhibitors.  We will post and publish the password once available.

Show Decorator Kit

General Exposition Services (GES)
205 Windsor Road, Limerick Business Center
Pottstown, PA 19464
Tel: 610-495-8866
Email: info@generalexposition.com
www.generalexposition.com

Read their instructions HERE

Follow this direct link to the Exhibit Kit: https://www.generalexposition.com/online-servicekit.php 

At the Log In Page - Exhibit Code: MDHOME

Advance pricing before February 12, 2024

Electricity - Order from the Timonium Fairgrounds office

Order form linked HERE

Email form to Maryland State Fair
Email: rrensor@comcast.net 
Phone: 410-252-0200

Order before move in to receive advanced rate.  On-site rates increase.

Move In / Move Out

Move in: See Map Below 

Landscape Gardens Only
GREEN ZONE -  Begins Tuesday, February 27th - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Cow Palace Exhibitor Move in:
PURPLE ZONE -  Wednesday, February 28th - 8:00am - 5:00pm
ORANGE ZONE - Thursday, February 29th - 8:00am - 6:00pm
YELLOW ZONE - Friday, March 1st - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Expo/Craft Hall Exhibitor Move in:
ORANGE ZONE - Thursday, February 29th 8:00am - 6:00pm
YELLOW ZONE - Friday, March 1st - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Use PDF linked HERE to expand, print, etc.

Move out:

Open Move Out Sunday, March 10th from 6:00pm - 10:00pm, continuing Monday, March 11th 8:00am - 12:00pm

 

Food & Beverage Sales and Sampling - temporary event food permits required!

Any vendor selling or sampling food or beverages at the Maryland Home & Garden + Craft Show must complete a temporary permit application through the Baltimore County Environmental Health Department.

Along with the completed form, they will need a copy of your annual license. There is a $35 per day fee for this permit, payable by check or credit card (with fee for credit card). 

The form is linked HERE  
This application is due no later than 2/21/24

For more information:
Baltimore County Department of Health
Division of Environmental Health Services
6401 York Road, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: 410-887-3663
Email: ehs@baltimorecountymd.gov
Website: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/departments/health/environmental/index.html

ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING

Your basic listing will be uploaded to the website when you book your booth. Within 24 hours you will receive 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 have any questions regarding the online exhibitor listing or do not receive the link, please email our digital support rep,  JenK@mpeshows.com.

Learn more about the benefits of creating your enhanced listing.
GO FROM BASIC TO ENHANCED!

Social Media
#Letsgetsocial

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

Facebook link             

IG Hashtag: #MarylandHomeAndGarden

In an effort 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 is available to support both exhibitors and potential attendees with any questions, comments, or concerns that they may have. Please feel free to reach out to your show manager or show marketing manager with your company's Facebook page and we can add you as a co-host to the official event.

Click HERE for the Facebook Event

Click HERE for the Social Media Marketing Toolkit

Show Hotel Options

Each show week has a separate link, week 1 will be for the dates 2/29-3/4 and week 2 will be for dates 3/7-3/11

Holiday Inn Timonium
9615 Deereco Rd.
Timonium, MD 21093
Book by February 15, 2024
Week 1 link: https://tinyurl.com/muhd8b2s 
Week 2 link: https://tinyurl.com/4pd8bjv8 

Courtyard by Marriott  Baltimore-Hunt Valley
221 International Circle
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
Book by January 26,2024
Week 1: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-1699973132779
Week 2: https://www.marriott.comreservation-1699640415097

INSURANCE

The insurance clause is #5 on the Terms and Conditions page of all booth space contracts. For easy reference, exhibitors are required to have:

  • Comprehensive General Liability and All Risk Property Insurance
  • Coverage must be from the start of move-in to the end of move-out
  • Coverage of at least $1,000,000 for each separate occurrence
  • Name Marketplace Events LLC and the venue as additional insured
  • Provide a copy of the certificate of insurance to MPE upon request

Our shows have all been set up so exhibitors can apply using this link, at Risk-Strategies, Inc. (formerly was Buttine Insurance)


A few things to be aware of:

  • Exhibitors will have to pick the show from a drop-down list that includes shows other than just those run by MPE.
  • Marketplace Events is not selling this insurance and does not profit from it in any way. This is simply a resource for those exhibitors who don't already have the required insurance coverage per their contracts. They do not have to purchase this.

If you have more questions about this insurance you can contact:
Kendra Reilly Monahan 
212.867.3642 
kmonahan@risk-strategies.com