Texas Vendor Sponsor Registration Page
Below you will find all of the information you will need to become a vendor/sponsor at The Texas GFAF Expo on October 26-27, 2013 at the Plano Centre.
Cancellation Policy: A $100 processing fee will be charged for any cancellations. Cancellations received less than 8 weeks before the event, will not be refunded.
Every vendor must have a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming Gluten Free Classes, LLC as an additional insured for the dates of the Expo-no exceptions! See address below.
We do not allow apparel vendors without Expo Managment prior approval!
Bring your camera and capture your booth and booth attendees. As we continue to grow, we cannot guarantee the GFAF Expo will be able to photograph all vendors.
October 26-27, 2013
Move in: 3pm – 7pm, Friday the 25th; 7am-8am, Saturday the 26th, 8:30-9:00, Sunday the 27th
Move out: 4pm – 6pm Sunday, the 27th
Show Hours: Saturday 9am – 4pm; Sunday 10am-4pm
Expected Attendance 4,500
VENDORS PLEASE LOAD IN THROUGH LOADING DOCK ON BACK!!!
Parking is very conveniently located on both the east and west side of the Plano Centre.
Mail your registration form to: 900 Ogden Avenue #132, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Fax your registration form to: 847-994-1526
Email your registration form to: email@example.com
Vendor questions call 847-284-9999
Dallas 2013 Vendor Forms-Name tag deadline is 9/27/13
2013 Ad Specs-Artwork deadline is 8/30/13
Plano Health Department Permit-Please send your check and permit directly to the Plano Health Department.
All vendors sampling or selling any food or non-alcoholic beverage must have this permit. If you are sampling a dietary supplement and it is not commercially sealed to be opened by public after the event then you do need a permit. Any questions call David Hightower at 972-941-7143.
Liquor Permit: Beer and hard cider will have to be purchased by the Plano Centre through one of their distributors. The liquor vendor must then purchase their product from the Plano Centre. They have agreed to sell it to the vendors at cost plus the 14%TX tax + $5 per case and a $275 bartender fee. Liquor vendors should contact Khos Farzaneh, directly, to let him know what product to purchase, the quantity you will need, as well as the number of pourers needed.
Khos Farzaneh-Food/service manager
2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75074T
C 214.680 9901
These are the approved distributors.
Carpet is never a requirement for any of our shows; but please note that the entire showroom is carpeted in Plano!
ABF Freight Systems, Inc. – Our preferred trade show shipping provider. The contact who will be handling the advance receiving is Paul Cornelius firstname.lastname@example.org (214) 688-0448. Please refer questions to him regarding your advance shipments!
WiFi is Free!
ICE: 20-lb. bags of ice can be purchased at the Concession Stand for $3.00 each.
Hotel Information for Dallas GFAF Expo-The Homewood Suites is sold out, but we have added another hotel! There will be a shuttle running to the Expo!
There are 40 rooms being held at Hilton Garden Inn at 95.00 with breakfast and transportation to the Plano Centre. the code is GLU.
Hilton Garden Inn Dallas Richardson
1001 W. President George Bush Hwy
Richardson, TX 75080
Our Expos get your products and services in front of more than 20,000 gluten & allergen free consumers each year. You also will reach hundreds of store buyers, retail decision makers and health care professionals.
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 California, Iowa, Illinois, New Jersey and Texas in 2013. Won’t you join us?