The marketplace will be held in conjuction with the meeting of the 2022 Imperial Session of Shriners International.
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Exhibit Hall B
Dates and Times
Friday, July 1, 2022, 1 – 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 2, 2022, 8 a.m. – Noon
Marketplace Hours of Operation
Saturday, July 2, 2022, Noon – 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 3, 2022, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, July 4, 2022, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 9 a.m. – Noon
Tear Down and Move Out
Wednesday, July 6, 2022, Noon – 6 p.m.
Business Areas and Activities
The exhibitor agrees to conduct business only during the specified business hours and to restrict activity to their booth.
Description of Booth Space
Each booth will be a standard 10’ x 10’ space with an 8 foot high back wall and a 3 foot high sidewall. Each booth shall be furnished with an 8’ skirted table, 2 chairs, 1 wastebasket and 1 sign with company name. Additional equipment required by the Exhibitor shall be rented from the Show Contractor at the Exhibitors expense. Electrical services will be at the Exhibitors expense through the Show Contractor.
Fees, Terms of Payment and Reservation of Booths
Rental fees are as follows:
1. All corner booths are priced at $1,000.00 each.
2. All interior booths are priced at $800.00 each.
3. A discount of $100.00 each is offered if adjoining booths are rented. For example: one corner booth ($1,000.00) and the adjacent interior booth ($800.00) minus the discount ($100.00 x 2 = $200.00) would rent at the discounted price of $1,600.00.
4. No discount is offered for adjacent corner booths (peninsular booths.) The cost for the two booths would be $2,000.00.
A non-refundable binder fee of $300.00 per booth is required to reserve each booth. The date of receipt of the binder fee by this Corporation shall govern priority of space assignment on a first come, first served basis. The binder fee shall be credited to the cost of each booth with the remaining balance due on or before May 1, 2022. If the balance is not received by May 1, 2022, the Exhibitor forfeits all rights to the both reservation and binder fees. All prices are quoted in United States Dollars. U.S. Bank Checks or U.S. Money Order should be made payable to Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc.
In the event of cancellation by the Exhibitor, no monies will be refunded or credited to future Marketplace operations. Exhibitors are requested to stipulate their preferences for booth space by booth number including ﬁrst, second, third, and fourth choices. Every effort will be made to comply with the Exhibitor’s highest priority preference.
Subletting of Space
No Exhibitor may assign, sublet, or apportion the whole or any part of the allocated space, nor exhibit therein any goods other than those manufactured or handled by the Exhibitor in the regular course of business, nor permit any representative of any other ﬁrm to solicit business, take orders, or sublet the space.
The Exhibitor understands and expressly agrees that the Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc., the Minneapolis Convention Center, the City of Minneapolis, the Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association, Inc. and their directors, ofﬁcers, members, agents and employees will not be responsible for any of, or damage to, goods, services, or property of Exhibitor or Exhibitor’s employees, Exhibitor on signing this contract expressly releases the above mentioned and agrees to indemnify them against all claims. The Exhibitor assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, defend, and save the Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc., the Minneapolis Convention Center, the City oi Minneapolis, the Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association, Inc. and their directors, ofﬁcers, members, agents and employees harmless against all claims, losses and damages to persons or property, govemment charges or fines, and attomey fees arising out of or caused by Exhibitors acts of omission and/or commission of any nature.
Information pertaining to Exhibitors responsibility to meet Minnesota State and City and County sales tax requirements may be obtained by contacting the State of Minnesota, County of Hennepin and City of Minneapolis. The Exhibitor shall be solely responsible for payment of all tax liabilities to the proper authority. The Exhibitor shall be solely responsible for payment of all tax liabilities to the proper authority.
Maximum Exhibit Size
All exhibits shall conform to the assigned booth space and shall not restrict visual or physical access to adjacent Exhibitors or infringe upon adjacent access aisle ways. Booths shall not exceed 8’ in height without the written permission of the Marketplace Chair.
Relocation of Exhibits
The Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc. reserves the right to alter location of exhibits or of displays as shown on the official ﬂoor plan in their sole discretion if deemed advisable and to be in the best interests of the Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc.
Serving Food and Drink
The serving or sale of any food or beverage in the exhibit area is forbidden without the written permission of the Marketplace Chair.
Should any of the items your company plans to sell at the Marketplace contain the words “Shriners Hospitals” or “Shriners Hospitals for Children” or the logo for Shriners Hospitals for Children or the picture of the “Editorial Without Words”, it is necessary that a written Licensing Agreement be signed between your company and Shriners Hospitals for Children. If your company needs the license, please contact: Shriners Hospitals for Children, Legal Department at 813-281-0300.
Should any of the items your company plans to sell at the Marketplace contain the official Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc. logo, it is necessary that a written Licensing Agreement be signed between your company and Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc. If your company needs the license, please contact the Marketplace Chair.
Amendments of Contract Rules
Any questions not speciﬁcally covered by the preceding provisions shall be subject solely to the decision of the Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc. The rules and regulations may be amended at any time by the Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc. and as such amendments so made shall be binding on Exhibitors.
Make checks payable to Shriners International Session of 2022, Inc. and mail to: Paul Kaspszak, Marketplace Chair,
475 — 83rd Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432, , Fax: 763-780-0424, Cell: 612-799-1629
firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Marketplace Chair for Cash and Credit Card payments.