EXHIBITOR FAQ

How will the show be promoted?
On air and iHeart online advertising on 104.7 WNOK, 97.5 WCOS, 96.7 WLTY, 560 WVOC and 100.1 WXBT; direct mail postcards to brides and grooms; print ads in top wedding publications and newspapers; online advertising email blasts to newly engaged brides; retail displays; social media advertising and more.
What are the setup times for show?

Setup is on the date of the show from 9:30am-12:30pm. All booths must be completely set up by 12:30pm.

May I share my booth with another wedding professional?
Booth sharing or subletting is not allowed.
Are there any restrictions on what I can have in my booth?

Due to regulations of the venue and local Fire Marshal rules, there are some items that are not allowed.  If you have any questions about your booth design, please contact us prior to the show.

  • Open flames are not allowed
  • Gas filled balloons are not allowed
  • Dry natural items such as hay, Spanish moss, etc. are not allowed
  • Booths may not exceed 8 ft in height
  • Booths may not extend beyond allotted space or block the view of an adjacent exhibitor
What do the rented tables look like?
skirted table
Can I bring my own table and/or tablecloth?
Certainly! If you want to reserve a table from us, there is an additional charge of $35. However, you are welcome to bring your own tables and linens as well.
Is electricity provided?

Electricity for your booth can be purchased at an additional charge.

Can I provide food samples?
Yes, you may provide samples after completing the catering form which can be found on the Exhibitor Resources page.
Does the booth include carpeting?

The show held at the Doubletree by Hilton is held in a ballroom and the entire room is carpeted.  The shows held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center are held in the Exhibit Hall and carpet may or may not be provided.

Will there be helpers and/or carts available during setup?
Since we frequently have 120-150 exhibitors at the show, we are not able to provide helpers or carts for setup. Please bring you own workers and rolling carts to make your setup easier.
Can you guarantee that I will be in the booth space that I requested?
Booth spaces are assigned on a variety of critera including the date we received your application and deposit, location of similar exhibitors, and availability of your request.

If you have any other questions, please email us.

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July 22, 2018
2018 Fall Carolina Bridal Showcase
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