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Nwi Bridal Expo Vendor Contract

Sunday, January 19, 2025 / Porter County Expo Center / Valparaiso, IN 46383

The Merchant signing below is agreeing to rent a booth at the Northwest Indiana Bridal Expo on Sunday, January 19, 2025 at the Porter County Expo Center located at 215 Division Road in Valparaiso. The Bridal Expo will be begin at 12:00 CST and will end at 4:00 CST. Setup for the show will take place between 8:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. the day of the event. Early tear down of booths will not be allowed. Any vendors that begin tearing down their booth space shall forfeit their right to receive the final lead list and will not be able to participate in future shows. WiFi service will be available from the Expo Center at no charge to all the vendors barring any technical issues. Your full payment is required at the time of submission and is non-refundable for any reason including weather emergencies, necessary date changes or global pandemics.

Booth spaces will consist of a 10 x 8 pipe and draped space along with a skirted table and two chairs. No more than 3 staff members may be in a single booth and must operate within their booth at all times. Booth locations cannot be guaranteed and may change from year-to-year. Vendors will assume responsibility for their own signage. This contract is non-transferable and merchants may not sublet their booth nor have goods or literature from outside vendors. Only one category can be represented in a single booth. If you are promoting multiple categories you must purchase multiple booths. Categories are determined by the NWIBE. No advertising of other shows or events will be allowed throughout the property at anytime during the event and any soliciting of men's rental formalwear is prohibited. By signing this contract you are agreeing to these terms and understand that any breach will subject you to automatic removal from the show and forfeit of any payment.

The NWIBE will supply the vendors a list of brides along with their contact information after the show. This list may not be sold, lent, or given to anyone other than the participating merchant. Lead list will be provided in Excel format at no charge and will be emailed directly to each participating vendor following the show. Vendors that break any conditions outlined in this agreement forfeit their right to receive the lead list after the show. Vendors are asked to provide a door prize valued at at least $25.00 to be announced during the show. This gift should not be for a discount in service but for something free that does not require a purchase such as a gift basket, gift card, etc.

Booth spaces will not be held without payment and signed contract. There will be no refunds for any reason.

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If you plan on providing food samples of any kind you may need to obtain a Temporary Food Permit from the Porter County Health Department. You should visit the Porter County Website to review requirements before submitting a contract at

The Porter County Expo Center, NWIBE, Louie's Tux Shop and any/all persons affiliated with are not responsible for any losses or damages before, during or after the show. All responsibilities are assumed by the signer of this contract.

Make Checks payable to: Louie's Tux Shop - 716 Lincolnway West - South Bend, IN 46616

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