North Iowa Home Show, serving Iowa since 1991.

The following schedule is designed to help everyone move-in and out of the North Iowa Events Center in Mason City as smoothly as possible. If you have any problems, please contact us.

REGISTER AT SHOW OFFICE

Please register at the show office to pick up you exhibitor passes. Booths must be paid in full prior to setting up. You will receive a maximum of four exhibitor passes. If more than four people will be working your booth, please supply a printed or typed list of names on company letterhead. We will check these individuals through the exhibitor entrances. Please request EXPRESS CHECK IN by Monday prior to show.

MUSIC

Exhibitors are not allowed to play music or videos with copyrighted music backgrounds in their booth due to Federal Copyright Liability Laws. For more information, contact our office.

ELECTRICITY IN BOOTHS

There is an electrical charge of $50.00 for 110-volts, or $75.00 for 220-volt service for electricity to your booth. If you need electricity and have not notified us previously, please order it now or when you arrive for set up. Payment is required prior to set up. No halogen lights without permissions from show management.

TELEPHONE/WIRELESS INTERNET

Complimentary wireless internet is available.
For telephone line availability and pricing, call 317-716-2684

BALLOONS

No helium filled balloons allowed.

EXHIBITOR ENTRANCE

On Saturday and Sunday the exhibitor entrances will be unlocked one hour before show time.
The exhibitor entrances will be the north door of All Seasons Building and south door of Olson Building.

SALES TAX PERMIT

If you plan to sell any taxable items in your booth you must have an Iowa Sales Tax Permit. NO temporary tax permits are being issued by the state. If you do not have a permit, please call 800-367-3388 or go to https://tax.iowa.gov/businesses/business-permit-registration scroll down and click “Online Permit Business Registration.”

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Refer to the Liability section on your contract.
As a standard requirement of all our show exhibitors, it is necessary for you to provide proof of general liability coverage from an insurance company in good standing with minimum policy limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence. If you do not have this coverage in place, we have planned for all of our exhibitors to acquire this coverage at significant savings by purchasing as part of a group. This policy covers you during move-in, show hours, and move-out. Please complete a short questionnaire and you will obtain your exhibitor liability insurance for $55.00.

EXHIBITOR PARKING

During show hours, please park west of Olson Building or east of All-Season’s Buildings. Please save the close parking for your customers.

SHOW DECORATOR

Majestic Events, is the official show decorator. If you would like to place an order, please do so a month prior to the trade show to ensure availability.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

The Events Center has an exclusive food and beverage policy. No food or beverages (including intoxicating beverages) may be brought on or into the premises without prior approval. As a rule, food representing less than 1/4 the normally acceptable smallest retail portion will be allowed.

LAWN MOWERS & TRACTORS

Fire marshal guidelines require minimal fuel, batteries disconnected, and gas caps taped.

EXHIBITOR FREIGHT

The North Iowa Events Center will receive freight on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday during set up.
North Iowa Events Center: 3700 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401. 641-423-3811. Please plan in advance.

SET-UP SCHEDULE

Mon-Wed: Request Early Access | Thurs: 8am-7pm | Friday: 8am-2pm

TEAR DOWN SCHEDULE

Sun: 4pm-7pm | Mon: 8am-12pm | All exhibits must be removed by noon on Monday.

RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT EXHIBITS

Exhibit rental is by invitation only. Show and venue management reserves the right to limit types and sizes of exhibits. No food sales or samples without permission of show management.

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