2015 Chicagoland Vendor/Sponsor Registration Page

Below you will find all of the information you will need to become a vendor/sponsor at The Chicago GFAF Expo on May 2 & 3, 2015 at the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued.

Every vendor must have a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming Gluten Free Classes, LLC 900 Ogden Ave. #132, Downers Grove, IL 60515 as an additional insured for the dates of the Expo-no exceptions.

Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center
10am – 4pm – Open to the public
Move in: 3pm – 7pm, Friday 5/1/15  7am-9am, Saturday 5/2/15
Booths must be set up by 9am for inspection and mandatory meeting.  All vendors will enter behind the building on the East Dock.
Move out: 4pm – 6pm Sunday 5/3/15

Concessions will be open for beverages and gluten free salads.

Expected Attendance: 5,000

Parking: Free

Hotel: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center. Click HERE to make a reservation. Rooms must be booked no later than 4/2/15.

Click HERE for the 2015 Vendor Registration Form
Mail registration forms to 900 Ogden Avenue #132, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Fax registration forms to 847-994-1526
Email registration forms to michelle@glutenfreemg.com

Booth Selection: Please click HERE to choose your booth. Please keep in mind you have 72 hours to pay for your booth for it to be confirmed.

Name Badges: Deadline is 4/20/15. Generic badges will be printed if names are not received by this date. Please email requests to Michelle@glutenfreemg.com.

Exhibitor Approval Application: Click HERE to download. Every vendor must fill this out and submit to us with their expo application. There is no health department fee for this event. Please send this to michelle@glutenfreemg.com.

Liquor License: Click HERE for application.  All liquor vendors must submit their permit request in writing to the Liquor Commissioner, Village of Schaumburg, 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193. Any questions please e-mail to cselke@ci.schaumburg.il.us, or call 847.923.4402. The fee will be $80.00 for the two day event payable to the Village of Schaumburg.

Material Handling-Shipping/Receiving: If you have not been contacted and given a password and log in, please email Rick Clower rick@advancedexposervices.com. Once you have that click HERE for all material handling forms, additional booth equipment, optional carpet, refrigerator and freezer rental. There is no longer an onsite freezer truck.

Electric Order Form: Click HERE to order.

Wifi Order Form: Click HERE to order.

Ice Order Form: Click HERE to order.  Click HERE for CC payment form.

Illinois Sales Tax– located in Cook County, IL. Click HERE to download form.  I will also have copies of that will be available at booth registration day of set up.

Whether your company is interested in mainstream gluten & allergen-free consumers, healthy gluten-free athletes or the autism community, The GFAF Expo is the event to attend to promote your company!

We will be in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey and Texas in 2015. Won’t you join us?

Force Majeure: Gluten Free Classes, LLC will not be liable for delay or failure of performance with respect to this event caused by an Act of God, action by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity, fire, flood, insurrection, riot, explosion, embargo, terrorist attacks, strikes, whether legal or illegal, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slowdown, cancellation, abandonment, curtailment or rescheduling of the event as a sole and direct result of an outbreak of a communicable disease, or any condition beyond control of Gluten Free Classes, LLC (“Force Majeure Events”). In such event, Gluten Free Classes, LLC shall be entitled to retain such portion of the Contract Price as required to compensate Gluten Free Classes, LLC for expenses incurred up to the time of the Force Majeure Event.

We have a “No Solicitation Policy”. If you are solicited at the event by companies that are a nuisance to you, please let us know and we will ask them stop and/or leave the event.


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