EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION
September 21, 2021
Table Top Show
DCU Center, Grand Ballroom
Worcester, MA

Schedule

September 20, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM     Exhibitor Set-up
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM       Reception / Annual Meeting / NEPPA Cares Fundraiser (Beer Garden)

September 21, 2021
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM     Exhibitor Set-up
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM     Education Program
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM     Exhibits Open to Distributors
 
Schedule subject to change

Exhibit Space Specifications

FALL EXPO EXHIBIT SPACE PACKAGE
Table Top Format 
Standard Space: 8' x 30" - table is included. 
Premier Space: Extra Depth 8' x 4' - 8' x 30" table is included 
Tables may be exchanged for a smaller size or removed from the space providing the option to accommodate pop-ups, floor displays and apparel racks.  Displays must not extend into the aisle beyond contracted exhibit space.  
ID Sign, Waste Basket, Lunch
Carpeted Exhibit Hall
Self loading/unloading for no additional cost
Nominal fee for loading/unloading service by exhibitor services company

IMPORTANT 
No part of exhibit may extend beyond allotted space - please order accordingly.
Multi-line Reps: Maximum 3 lines per table.
 
FOOD SUPPLIERS
All food products must be packaged for safety reasons.  
 
TABLE ASSIGNMENTS
Exhibit space is assigned based on date payment is received (first come, first served for table location).
 
FOLLOW-UP MATERIALS
Information on shipping, ordering electricity, badges for exhibit personnel, registration for additional activities, etc. will be included with follow-up exhibitor materials after table assignments have been completed.

Fees

NEPPA MEMBERS
 
Supplier Spotlight with PromoCorner 
Be a featured exhibitor with an interview with PromoCorner for a 1-minute video - live on NEPPA and PromoCorner Facebook pages!  Highlight what you'd like - a new product, show special, in-stock items... expand your reach to distributors who couldn't attend!  Get this added exposure for only $50.00 - a HUGE benefit!  Limited opportunity on a first come, first served basis.  

Standard Table Cost
8' x 30" table
First Table: $375.00  Each Additional Table: $350.00
 
Premier Table Cost 
Available to NEPPA members only on a first come, first served basis, these tables are featured in the Grand Ballroom Foyer.  SOLD OUT.
 
Be where the action is!!
The Premier area will feature:
The Holiday and New Product Pavilion
The PromoCorner booth complete with a Prize Wheel and Photo Booth
 
SOLD OUT. Premier space is 8' x 4' (extra depth) with an 8' table included: $500; each additional 8' x 4' w/table: $475.00.
Add a PromoCorner 1-minute interview video for $25.00. 
 
 
NON-MEMBERS
Table Cost
First Table: $525.00  Each Additional table: $500.00
 
Non-members wishing to join may submit the Application for Membership and register at NEPPA member rates.
 

Payment / Cancellation Policy

PAYMENT
Credit cards and checks are accepted.  Please make your check payable to NEPPA.
Mail to:
131 Daniel Webster Hwy #461
Nashua, NH 03060
 
Payment must be received within 10 business days in order to hold your exhibit space.
 
NEPPA Members:
Minimum Payment: $375.00
 
Non-members:
Payment in full is due at time of registration.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations must be received in writing. $125 is non-refundable.  No credit or refunds after August 30, 2021.
 
 

Directions / Hotels / Parking

DCU Center
30 Major Taylor Blvd., Worcester, MA 01608 (Parking Garage/GPS Driving Directions)
508-755-6800

Directions
 
Exhibitor Move-in
Details will be included with your Exhibitor Packet - follow-up email.
 
Parking
Major Taylor Blvd. Municipal Garage (hotel parking garage)
30 Major Taylor Blvd. / 508-792-0314
Parking Fee:
$4.00 for the 1st hour
$1.00 for each additional hour
Maxed at $8.00 for any time after 6 hours - requires validation at NEPPA Registration. 
 
Other parking options are available.

Hilton Garden Inn hotel guest overnight parking: $9.95

AC Marriott Worcester hotel guest overnight parking: $17.00
 
 
Hotel Reservations
Hilton Garden Inn
Discounted rate at the Hilton Garden Inn (adjacent to the DCU Center). $145 + tax 
NEPPA Room Block Cut-off: September 10, 2021, based on availability
 
Hilton Garden Inn Worcester Online Reservations
35 Major Taylor Blvd., Worcester, MA 01608
508-753-5700  Code: NEPPA
 
 
AC Hotel Worcester - Marriott
Discounted rate - $159 + tax
NEPPA Room Block Cut-off: August 30, 2021, based on availability
 
AC Hotel Worcester Online Reservations
125 Front St. (Across from the Beer Garden / within walking distance of the DCU Center)
774-420-7555 Code: NEPPA

Exhibitor Qualifications / Policies / Regulations

Suppliers, multi-line representatives (and the companies they represent) may exhibit and must be members of one of the following: NEPPA, PPAI, Regional Affiliate Association or be SAGE or ASI subscribers. NEPPA Business Services members and endorsed NEPPA member benefits providers may contract exhibit space for their products and services.

All displayed products must be suitable for imprinting. All marketing and/or advertising materials displayed in booths must be related to the suppliers’ products or lines. Advertising materials or signs of firms other than those that have engaged space are prohibited. Unrelated companies may not share contracted space except in the case of multiline representatives. Exhibit displays must be ready 15 minutes prior to the opening of the show. Exhibitors may not breakdown earlier than stated closing time of the show. Exhibiting suppliers may reserve space only for their own use and may not assign or sublet space to others. Sales on the show floor are prohibited. Canvassing outside of the booth is forbidden. No one under the age of 16 may attend. No misrepresentation. No recruiting of any attendees shall be permitted at any time or in any manner during the show or events. Non-exhibiting suppliers may not participate.  

Violations may result in revocation of membership, removal from this event, being barred from future events, and/or fines.
  
The NEPPA Exhibitor assumes responsibility and agrees to indemnify and defend NEPPA and its employees, representatives and agents against any claims or expenses arising out of the use of the exhibition premises. The Exhibitor understands that neither NEPPA, the facility, nor the state of Massachusetts maintain insurance covering the Exhibitor's property, and it is the sole responsibility of the Exhibitor to obtain such insurance.

Attendees assume any and all risks including injury by any cause, illness, disability, death, exposure to or infection of COVID-19 in connection with attending the NEPPA Fall Expo and release and hold harmless NEPPA and its respective employees, representatives, affiliates, and agents from any related claims. Attendees agree to adhere to all COVID-related state and local regulations currently in place and to comply with NEPPA and DCU Center requirements. Registrants agree not to attend if they are ill or had recent exposure to a COVID-19 case. Attendees will be required to sign a waiver and agree to abide by NEPPA's policies, including COVID-19 regulations.

Registration and attendance at, or participation in NEPPA association meetings or events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to fully consent to NEPPA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellations must be received in writing. $125.00 is non-refundable.  No credit or refunds after
August 23, 2021.

Safety Protocols

NEPPA is adhering to all COVID-related state and loca regulations currently in place.
The show floor is designed with wide aisles, spacing between exhibiting companies, and draping between aisles.
Distancing markers at registration.
Hand sanitizers are provided.
Masks are provided and highly encouraged for all of our safety.
New England Promotional Products Association
131 Daniel Webster Hwy #461
Nashua, NH 03060
P: 603-529-8400    F: 603-386-6700
info@neppa.com
NEPPA.com