Today's Bride Pros

Exhibitor Manual

March 3, 2024 Wedding Show

John S. Knight Center | Akron



> March JSK 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



> Deadlines

> Order Form: Additional booth rentals from Miller’s Party Rental – deadline February 23, 2024

> JSK Floor Plan (Updated 12/12/2023)

> Booth Design Regulations

> Pink Bag “Stuff it” Program – due February 9, 2024

> Credentials Form (Sign, Name Tags, Specials) – due February 16, 2024

 > Reserve Space: Reception Table Gallery – due February 23, 2024

 > Reserve Space: Cake Gallery – due February 23, 2024

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

FOOD SAMPLE GUIDELINES Selling food products is prohibited. All sampling requests are to be submitted in writing to before the show. Sampling is limited to a 2-oz. portion for food and a 3-oz. portion for a beverage. The items being sampled must be part of your business services. Alcoholic samples are prohibited.  Sternos at this venue is permitted provided the exhibitor has an ABC rated fire extinguisher in their booth.

DELIVERIES The John S. Knight Center cannot be held responsible for any shipment of goods accepted at the facility. As a building rule, JSK will accept shipments up to three (3) business days (Monday – Friday, 9 am to 4 pm) before the event.

IDENTIFYING BRIDES For easier identification engaged attendees will be wearing a pink “I Said Yes!” Today’s Bride sticker.

LUNCH OPTIONS Outside food and drink are not permitted to be brought into the John S. Knight Center. Concession areas will be available throughout the show with ample seating.

FREE PUBLIC WIFI Use the “John S. Knight Center Guest” network. Open your internet browser and click on “Agree and Continue.”

ELECTRICITY If an exhibitor wants electricity above the included 10amp service for furnished single booths and larger (not Naked booths or table tops), you must order from John S. Knight Center directly at Order by March 1, 2024, to receive discounted rates.

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

> Amazon Storefront Favorite Show Products


Exhibitor Manual Introduction (Sent December 11, 2023)

Marketing Contest: Share the Show (Sent December 18, 2023)

Booth Inspiration & Tips (Sent December 26, 2023)

Marketing Tips (Sent January 2, 2024)

Marketing Materials & Displays (Sent December 8, 2023)

Consider These Show Add-Ons (Sent January 15, 2024)

Inspiration Galleries (Sent January 29, 2024)

Show Specials (Sent February 5, 2024)

Credentials Form Reminder (Sent February 12, 2024)



Saturday, March 2, 2024 
12:45 pm 4:00 pm

Sunday, March 3, 2024 
8:00 am10:30 am

ALL EXHIBITORS must unload at the upper South Broadway Street lot off the loading dock area and enter through Dock Door 2 (pink arrow).


Sunday, March 3, 2024 
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Silent opening 10:45 am. All booths must be ready to go!


Sunday, March 3, 2024 
12:30 pm and 2:30 pm


Sunday, March 3, 2024
4:00 pm 

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.


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):

Instagram Image (1080px by 1350px):

Facebook Image (1200px by 628px):

Example text for post:  Come see us at the @TodaysBride Wedding Show on March 3rd at the John S. Knight Center in Downtown Akron! Message us for free tickets to the event!

Example text for post: Stop by our booth at the @TodaysBride Wedding Show on March 3rd at the John S. Knight Center in Downtown Akron! We’ll be offering [insert discount or promo here] to all engaged attendees. Message us for free tickets!

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Jim Frericks, Chief Marketing Officer | 330.670.9545 x16

Jennifer Judy, Vice President  | 330.670.9545 x14

Abby Frericks, Client Services Manager |  330.670.9545 x12

Kelsey O’Hearne Bohl, Account Manager |  330.670.9545 x22

Phil Bell, Account Manager |  330.670.9545 x23

Ashley Zifer, Social Media & Marketing Specialist |  330.670.9545 x13