AT A GLANCE:
Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping & Vacation Show
Fargodome | Fargo, ND 58102
February 29th - March 3rd, 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NOON - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Begins Wednesday, February 28th (Move-In Times)
**BULK DEALERS WILL BE CONTACTED WITH EXACT MOVE-IN TIMES.**
No later than Midnight, March 3rd
Parking lots open approximately 2 hours prior to most events General Parking is $5.00 in lots B and C. Bus Parking is available in lot F for $15.00 per bus.
General Parking Map*
PLEASE NOTE: If you are going to be making retail sales at this show you MUST have a ND Sales Tax Permit. You can obtain the application forms on
the web site at www.ND.Gov/Tax/Tap/Application or by calling
701-328-1241. You must have this permit prior to setting up at the show.
More specific and detailed information is included in the exhibitor packet. If there is any other way that we may assist you in show preparation, please call our office at (763) 755-8111.
CENAIKO PRODUCTIONS, INC.
Exposition Management and Consultants
9697 EAST RIVER ROAD • MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55433 • 763-755-8111 • email@example.com
to the 59th Annual
RED RIVER VALLEY
February 29th - March 3rd, 2024
We are excited to have you participating in the 59th Annual SPORTSMEN’S SHOW at the FargoDome and wish you much success during the Show.
This Exhibitor Information Kit has been prepared for your benefit. We have attempted to answer any questions you, as an exhibitor, may have regarding the show. We ask that you or the individual in charge of your booth review all of the enclosed information. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact one of our staff
presented by - CENAIKO PRODUCTIONS, INC.
1800 North University Drive
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
The Show Office is located on the Field Level, in the NW corner.
PLEASE NOTE: Exhibitor check-in is required and booth space must be paid in full prior to booth set-up.
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NOON - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE: If you are going to be making retail sales at this show you MUST have a ND Sales Tax Permit. You can obtain the application forms for the permit on the web site at www.nd.gov/tax/tap/application or by calling 701-328-1241. You must have this permit
prior to setting up at the show.
NOON - 8:00 PM
Wednesday - Feb 28th
Following is a schedule of exhibitor move-in times for the show. Please check your booth location and adhere to the schedule that applies to the area that your booth is located in.
Thursday - Feb 29th
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
**ALL BULK DEALERS WILL BE NOTIFIED WITH EXACT MOVE-IN TIMES**
BULK DEALERS - Move-in will be Wednesday, Feb 29th between 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, however all dealers will be notified with exact move-in times.
ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE COMPLETED BY 1:00 PM ON THURSDAY, FEB 29TH
SO THAT THE AISLES CAN BE CARPETED. DOORS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AT 5:00PM ON THURSDAY, FEB 29TH.
**REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS MAY NOT BEGIN BEFORE 5:00 PM ON CLOSING SUNDAY.**
As a courtesy to our customers who have paid to see the Show late Sunday afternoon, we feel they are entitled to see the entire show. Therefore, we must insist that no literature or exhibit material be removed from your booth or that you start dismantling your booth prior to the closing of the Show, Sunday at 5:00 PM. Failure to comply with this policy will result in cancellation of any future contracts
ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE COMPLETELY REMOVED BY MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY, MARCH 3rd,
PLEASE NOTE: THE CONVENTION CENTER IS BY LAW A NON-SMOKING FACILITY. THIS POLICY WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
Cenaiko Productions will provide 8-foot high backwall curtains (except Bulk Dealers), 3-foot high sidewall curtains and an exhibitor identification sign, at no extra cost to the exhibitor. The exhibit may extend 4 feet from the rear wall at the 8-foot height but further extension must be limited to a 3-foot height. Exhibitors must drape the back of any unsightly structures at their own expense.
Booth specification rules must be followed. If your booth does not comply with these specifications, please re-design your booth before coming to the show to avoid problems. No obstructions will be allowed past the 3-foot height. Please be courteous to your neighbor.
All decorations including draping, skirting, etc. must be flameproof to comply with the fire department regulations. The Fire Marshal will be checking all booths. All tables must be professionally skirted. Equipment ordered through Cenaiko Expo, Inc. complies with all regulations.
Signs, banners, etc. may not be fastened in any way to our pipe and drape or any Fargodome property including doors, walls, glass, columns, painted surfaces, or fabric walls.
BOOTH EQUIPMENT & DISPLAY MATERIALS:
Tables, chairs, skirting, carpeting, etc. may be obtained through Cenaiko Expo, Inc. An order form has been included. Please note the considerable savings to you by ordering in advance rather than at the show site. Mail order forms and payment directly to Cenaiko Expo, Inc. Forms without payment will not be accepted. Be sure to add 7.5% Sales Tax for the State of ND. **PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE BOOTH RENTAL WITH YOUR DECORATING PAYMENTS**
DEADLINE FOR ADVANCED PRICING IS FEBRUARY 19th, 2024:
Please visit the show office (located in the Northwest corner on the Field Level) with any questions or last minute details you may have.
GASOLINE AND PROPANE TANKS:
Remove propane tanks from all units to be exhibited. Permanently installed propane tanks on vehicles must be completely empty. Locked gas caps must be on all gas tanks and battery cables must be disconnected. The Fire Marshal will be checking on these.
NOTICE TO ALL MARINE AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLE DEALERS: The 2024 Red River Valley Sportsmen's Boat, Camping & Vacation Show is one of the Midwest's finest showcases for sporting and recreational products. Therefore, we request that all dealers show NEW 2023 & 2024 YEAR models only. Non-Franchise products are prohibited from sales or display. Advertising or promotion of such products is also prohibited.
There is limited storage at the FargoDome. Shipments to the facility should arrive no sooner then two days prior to show opening. Advance freight warehousing arrangements can be made through Cenaiko Expo, Inc. They may be reached at 763-755-8111. Also, should you need help moving your freight to and from the show floor, please see the enclosed Material Handling form to arrange for those service(s). www.cenaiko.com/displayshipping
THE ADDRESS AND THE SHIPPING ADDRESS FOR THE FARGODOME IS:
1800 NORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE, FARGO, ND 58102.
*Please label “Attn: Cenaiko Productions, Inc.” And Your Company Name and Booth Number(S).
Exhibitors are required to set up and tear down their own booth. However, Cenaiko Expo, Inc. does offer set up & tear down service. If labor service is needed, please call our office at (763)-755-8111 to make arrangements.
It is the sole responsibility of the exhibitor to have your own insurance (SEE CONTRACT). We have special watchmen on duty at all times, but due to increased theft at shows around the country, we cannot guarantee against loss. We suggest you provide a trunk or box equipped with a lock where small or valuable items may be kept safely when you leave the building. Do not leave TV's or VCR's unattended
DRAWING & SHOW RESTRICTIONS:
Any exhibitor having drawings in their booth must register with the show office as to the nature of the drawing and the prizes offered. They must furnish the show office with the list of winners by Sunday at 4:00 PM.
Exhibitors may not give away or sell helium-filled balloons, bumper stickers or any self-sticking advertising or promotional material.
No microphones will be permitted without the permission of Cenaiko Productions. Audio-visual equipment may not be operated in a manner that will disturb other exhibitors. Any disagreements regarding this matter will be dealt with at the sole discretion of Cenaiko Productions.
Literature and other promotional items may only be distributed from the confines of the exhibition booth. Cenaiko Productions specially prohibits the distribution of any publication or periodical in the Fargodome or registration areas without written consent.
ELECTRICAL SERVICE & TELEPHONE SERVICE:
The FargoDome has changed the way exhibitors order facility services such as electrical, telephone, water, drain, etc. All exhibitors will need to order services using the new online ordering system, which can be found on the Fargodome website at www.fargodome.com
The following hotel will be offering discounted accommodations to Exhibitors:
BILTMORE ON MAIN
3800 Main Avenue Fargo, ND 58103
$75.00 ALL ROOMS
1831 NDSU Research Drive Fargo, ND 58102
$94.00 Studio Single
$99.00 Studio Double
$104.00 Double Queen $109.00 1 Bedroom Suite
RESERVATION DEADLINES ARE JANUARY 29th, 2024
In order to receive the discounted rates when calling for reservations, you must identify your affiliation with the Red River Valley Sportsmen's Show. Rates cannot be changed at check-in or checkout times for guests who fail to identify their affiliation with the Show when making their reservation. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM will require a guarantee by credit card.
Exhibitor credentials and passes will be available for pick up at the Show Office in the Fargodome when exhibitors check in prior to set-up.
NO EXHIBITOR CREDENTIALS AND/OR PASSES WILL BE RELEASED TO ANY EXHIBITOR UNLESS BOOTH SPACE HAS BEEN PAID IN FULL.
Exhibitor Passes will be distributed as follows:
4 Exhibitor Passes
6 Exhibitor Passes
Passes will be allocated on booth size
The Exhibitor Pass is presented to the ticket taker upon entering the Show each day. The ticket taker will punch the pass and return the pass to the exhibitor. The pass can only be punched once per day so if you wish to leave the premises and return the same day, it will be necessary to have your hand stamped as you leave. Each booth attendant will be required to have his or her own Exhibitor Pass for admission to the Show. Exhibitor Passes will allow exhibitors to enter the Show one-hour before general admission.
It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to distribute Exhibitor Passes to booth attendants or make arrangements to have tickets left at the Will Call desk. If attendants forget or lose their passes, they must enter the Show at the public gate and pay the regular admission price.
ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS.
THE "WILL CALL" DESK WILL BE LOCATED AT THE WEST CONCOURSE. EXHIBOTOR PASSES AND BADGES WILL BE AT THE WILL CALL OFFICE 1 HOUR BEFORE SHOW OPEN