2023 Exhibitor Kit Coming Soon...
Setting up your booth for Success
Tips on how to before, during & after the show here.
Important Notes and Forms
1. If you are sampling food, please contact Danielle Winiarski at 716-855-5511 or e-mail at email@example.com.
2. Marketplace Events requires all exhibitors to carry Commercial General Liability insurance. John Buttine Insurance is our preferred company.
3. Vendor forms for the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center can be found here.
4. Order furniture, signs, and labor assistance from Hale Northeastern, our show decorator. Contact Alyssa Brannigan, 716-896-6170 or firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.
Tuesday Februrary 28
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday March 1
8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday March 2
8:00am - 5:00pm
*Please note that exhibitors will be called with specific move-in dates and times - we ask that you come as close to your designated time as possible to make the move-in process smooth for everyone. Please call your sales representative if you have questions or concerns!
City of Buffalo - Special Event Exhibitor Vendors License
Special Event License Form
All exhibitors selling products or contracting for future work at the show must obtain a temporary business license from the City of Buffalo. The cost is $35.00 per company (regardless of the number of booths). If applicable to your company, you are required to apply for a temporary vendor license at the Department of Permits & Inspection three weeks prior to show (acceptable forms of payment include cash, check or money order).
Marketplace Events requires all exhibitors to carry Commercial General Liability insurance. John Buttine Insurance is our preferred company. Click here.
CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY/ NEW YORK STATE SALES TAX REGULATIONS
All exhibitors, whether in or out of state, selling and/or displaying goods for sale or future sale at their booths are required to secure and display a Certificate of Authority from the State of New York. Exhibitors are reminded that they are responsible for collecting sales tax for State of New York. Non- registered exhibitors must submit an application for their Certificate of Authority. Please refer to the website below to secure your application. Please fill out and return your application immediately. (Use a street address on your application, not a P.O. Box) Your application can be mailed to: NYS Tax Department Sales Tax Registration Unit, W A Harriman Campus Albany, New York 1227. Your application will be processed, and your Certificate will be mailed to you. There is no fee for the Certificate of Authority. Please complete Certificate of Authority form and fax it to Marketplace Events, 716-625-1345.
For an application and other information:
HOW TO ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING
Your basic listing will be uploaded to the website when you book your booth. Within 24 hours you will receive an automated email to enhance your listing. This link can be used multiple times and you can make updates and changes to your listing until ONE
day after the show commences. If you have any questions regarding the online exhibitor listing or do not receive the link, please email JenK@mpeshows.com.
Need help with your listing?
View the tutorial video - https://youtu.be/ecSxq1oKuYg and the FAQs.