Forest Hills Community EXPO
PRESENTED BY THE ADA AND FOREST HILLS BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS:
FREE ADMISSION! • KID ZONE PLAY AREA • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
DATE: March 21, 2020
EXPO HOURS: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Ada Christian School, 6206 Ada Drive S.E.
ADMISSION: Free! Open to the public.
VENDOR PARTICIPATION & REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
The DEADLINE for registration is 3/1/2020.
***Online Registration is open as of Jan. 1 2020
- Event Sponsor:
- Event Sponsors ($600) will receive:
- 2 8ft tables (not required to use 2)/w chairs and tablecloths, or one premium booth which is one 8 ft table, chairs and tablecloth in a more visible and spacious location (sponsors choice)
- Logo Included in all printed advertising:
- Brochures & Flyers handed out throughout the community
- A full color mailer sent to 5,000 local households
- Noted on our website, www.foresthillsexpo.com and on Facebook www.facebook.com/foresthillsexpo
- Event Sponsors ($600) will receive:
- Booth Participation:
- Members of ADA and/or Forest Hills Business Associations: $200*. Includes 1 table and 2 chairs with tablecloths.
- Non-Members: $300 each. Includes 1 table and 2 chairs with tablecloths.
- EARLY BIRD RATE: $35 Off Early Bird Special for Members-Only through 2/1/20
- Premium Booths available cost is $265 for members, $365 non-members. Early registration discount does not apply, very limited amount available.
NOTE: Online registration is preferred. To PAY BY CHECK: Please download the Forest Hills Expo Sign-Up Brochure, and mail the inside page along with a check payable to: Ada Business Association, PO Box 629, Ada, MI 49301
Forest Hills Community Expo Goals:
- Spotlight area businesses, organizations, churches, municipalities and schools to other businesses and the public.
- Increase community awareness about products and services sold, provided and/or manufactured in the Forest Hills area.
- Provide exhibitors (please see additional exhibitor information below) an opportunity to increase exposure to the community and to prospective customers.
- Provide exhibitors (please see additional exhibitor information below) an opportunity to develop sales, sales leads, and customer contacts.
Vendor Rules & Policies:
Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Vendors MUST stay open until 2:30 p.m. NO EARLY TAKE DOWN WILL BE PERMITTED.
Parking: To allow as much convenience to visitors as possible, exhibitors MUST park in designated areas away from the building immediately after unloading.
Exhibits: Exhibitors must provide their own display items and backdrops if desired. All exhibits shall be kept neat in appearance and shall be in good taste. The Expo Committee reserves the right to regulate all exhibits and displays which may be considered objectionable/inconsistent with the goals of this event. Exhibitors are required to clean their display area when vacating the Expo.
Set-Up: Saturday, March 21, 2020 (Doors open at 8:30 a.m.)
Electricity: Electricity will be provided if marked on application. Because of limited power sources, vendors must seek permission for large electrical equipment. Exhibitors must provide their own heavy-duty electrical extension cords. Don’t forget to bring gaffers tape to secure power cords!
Marketing/Selling: All marketing will take place within the confines of your reserved area. Absolutely no marketing outside your area.
Door Prizes: You may, if you so desire, have sign-ups for giveaways at your booth. The Expo will give away Forest Hills Bucks for the grand prize drawing.
- No tents
- No refunds after 02/01/2020
- No latex balloons or live animals.
- *You will need to be prepared for at least 1,000 or more people to attend the Expo. Handouts, brochures, novelty items, discount coupons, etc. are encouraged. Bags to put these things in will be provided to all who attend.
- VENDOR NETWORKING EVENT: An opportunity for participating vendors to network with each other: Thursday, March 5, 7:30am-9:00am. More information to come.
Forest Hills Business Expo Entertainment Schedule 2020:
9:45 am-10:15am Magic Bob
10:15-11:00am David Matthews Studio
11:00-11:45am Ada Dance
11:45-12:30pm West Michigan Youth Ballet
1:00-1:30pm Ada Conservatory of Music
2020 Event Sponsors:
Rugs provided by:
$ 200.00 – $ 600.00