Today's Bride Pros

Exhibitor Manual

June 9, 2024 Wedding Show

i-x Center | Cleveland

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

> June Today’s Bride Exhibitor Manual

> Official Show Website

> Facebook Event

> Rules & Regulations 

> Exhibitor Day-of Staff Ticket
For Exhibitor Incoming Staff ONLY during show hours.

> Event Social Media Banners & Links

> Enter to win a FREE BOOTH, MAGAZINE AD or EBLAST


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

> Deadlines

>I-X June Floor Plan

> Booth Design Regulations

> Order Drive-In Pass with I-X Center

> Pink Bag “Stuff it” Program – due May 17, 2024

> Credentials Form (Sign, Name Tags, Specials) – due May 24, 2024

 > Reserve Space: Reception Table Gallery – due May 29, 2024

> Reserve Space: Cake Gallery – due May 29, 2024

> Add-On Form (Pink Bag, Online Upgrades)

FOOD SAMPLE GUIDELINES Selling food products is prohibited. Items being sampled must be part of your business service. Vendor must request approval a minimum of 10 days before the show by filling out this form: FOOD SAMPLE AUTHORIZATION REQUEST FORM No samples of alcoholic beverages are permitted. Sampling is limited to a 2-oz portion for food and 4-oz portion for beverage.

DELIVERIES Deliveries from common carriers (UPS, FedEx, 3rd parties, etc) will incur drayage charges for receipt of their delivery, storage, delivery to booth, and then return to docks to send out after the event. Call Miller’s Party Rental, 330-745-9104, to discuss arrangements & fees ahead of time.

IDENTIFYING BRIDES To help you identify the engaged attendees, they will be wearing a TODAY’S BRIDE sticker. A PINK sticker means they have a venue; A GREEN sticker means they still need a venue.

LUNCH OPTIONS During move-in hours on  Friday, concessions will not be open. You are permitted to bring your own food on those days. On Sunday, when concessions are open, outside food is not permitted within the building.

WI-FI SERVICE I-X Center offers Internet Service for a fee through Smart City Networks. They do not accept pre-orders. Order during move-in or day-of the show by Opening the Wi-Fi settings on your device and select “Exhibitor Internet”. Visit pros.todaysbride.com/ix-wifi for pricing.

ELECTRICITY If an exhibitor wants electricity that is not included in their contract, order from Edlen directly at ordering.edlen.com. Order by May 22, 2024 to receive discounted rates. For questions, contact Steve Mariakis at smariakis@edlen.com or 216-928-1542.

OHIO TRANSIENT TAX LICENSE Retailers selling at the show are responsible for complying with all vendor licensing requirements. To obtain additional information and/or apply for an Ohio Transient Vendor’s License call 888-405-4089 or visit tax.ohio.gov.


Helpful LINKS

> Top 10 Tips for a Successful Wedding Show

> Show Prep Checklist & Packing List

> Order Display Items

> Rentals, AV & Printing Services 

> Lead Card Printable

> Booth Design Photo Gallery

> Favorite Bridal Show Products


EXHIBITOR EMAILS

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MOVE-IN HOURS

Friday, June 7, 2024
9:00 AM 3:00 PM
Drive-in passes are permitted if purchased. Click here for details. Parking is free during move-in.

Saturday, June 8, 2024 
NO MOVE-IN PERMITTED

Sunday, June 9, 2024
8:00 AM 10:30 AM
Drive-in passes are NOT permitted. Parking is $10.


Show HOURS

Sunday, June 9, 2024
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Silent opening at 10:45 AM.


FASHION SHOWS

Sunday, June 9, 2024
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM


MOVE-OUT HOURS

Sunday, June 9, 2024 
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Drive-in passes are permitted starting at 5:00 PM if purchased. Click here for details.

No exhibits may start tearing down until after 4:00 PM. The takedown, removal, or repackaging of booth materials and/or displays during posted bridal show hours is strictly prohibited. Not only is this disrespectful to attendees and neighboring booths, but it poses a hazard while transporting said materials through the event facility. Early tear-down will result in forfeiture of the lead list and a $100 fine.

EVENT SOCIAL MEDIA BANNERS & links

Bring potential customers to see you by promoting your presence at the show (don’t forget to give them free tickets!).

Not only will it help bring more engaged attendees to the show, but you’ll also get points toward our “Spread the Word” contest.

First-place winner gets a FREE booth, the second-place winner gets a FREE ad in the upcoming magazine, and the third place gets a FREE e-blast to our entire database. Learn more about how to enter the program here!

Download one of the images below to share on your social media or add to your website! Open the link below for whichever size, right-click & save the image to your computer.

Square Image (600px by 600px): https://pros.todaysbride.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Square-June2024.jpg

Instagram Image (1080px by 1350px): https://pros.todaysbride.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Instagram-June2024.jpg

Facebook Image (1200px by 628px): https://pros.todaysbride.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Facebook-June2024.jpg

Example text for post:  Come see us at the @TodaysBride Wedding Show on June 9th at the I-X Center in Cleveland! Message us for free tickets to the event!

Example text for post: Stop by our booth at the @TodaysBride Wedding Show on June 9th at the I-X Center in Cleveland! We’ll be offering [insert discount or promo here] to all engaged attendees. Message us for free tickets!

Share this event on Facebook or link to the Show Page on TodaysBride.com.


CONTACT

Jim Frericks, Chief Marketing Officer Jim@TodaysBride.com | 330.670.9545 x16

Jennifer Judy, Vice President Jennifer@TodaysBride.com  | 330.670.9545 x14

Abby Frericks, Client Services Manager AbbyF@TodaysBride.com |  330.670.9545 x12

Kelsey O’Hearne, Account Manager Kelsey@TodaysBride.com |  330.670.9545 x22

Phil Bell, Account Manager Phil@TodaysBride.com |  330.670.9545 x23

Ashley Zifer, Social Media & Marketing Specialist ashley@TodaysBride.com |  330.670.9545 x13


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