Thanks to everyone who participated in last year’s show. The franchisees continue to say it’s their main buying show. This years Symposium Trade Show will again be held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky. We will be on the first floor to make set-up easier.
2012 Vendor Schedule
Tuesday, November 6
7am – Noon Decorator Set up
7am – 4pm Early set up for vendors
2:30 – 6pm View LSI’s Yogi Bear merchandise
Wednesday, November 7
8am – 9am Private Appointments
10am – 5pm Tradeshow
11:30am-1pm Lunch at show
Thursday, November 8
10am – 2pm Trade Show
2pm – 5pm Vendor Break down and move out
|If you register by September 5, 2012
|If you register after September 5, 2012*
|8′ x 10′
|8′ x 10′
|8′ x 20′
|8′ x 20′
|8′ x 30′
|8′ x 30′
|* In order to be included in the 2012 Convention Program, you must register by October 6.
You will be provided…pipe and draped booth space, one skirted table, two chairs, name tags for attendees, signage with your company name, Wednesday lunch on the trade show floor, and tickets to the social on Wednesday evening. Carpeting in the booths will not be provided as the trade show floor is not carpeted. This can be secured through George E. Fern Co. or you can provide your own.
The Geo E. Fern Company will deal directly with you for any additional needs or any freight you may need to have delivered. (electrical and internet are handled by the Convention Center – see below.) They will receive up to 500 lbs. of association freight at no charge (delivered to one destination in the facility. Additional drayage will be performed (for association) at a 25% discount from the published show rates. Once your registration has been received, the Geo E. Fern Co will provide you with a packet outlining additional services provided and their fees.
Electrical and internet services are ordered through the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Phone number is 859-261-1500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Jellystone Park brand has made a huge difference in our business. If we had 50 more sites and more cabins, they’d be filled every weekend.
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We’re going to be entering our 13th season, and I sure would hate to own a property without being Yogi branded. I don’t think we’ve ever had a down year. We just continue to grow. The reason we really like Jellystone Parks is because of the support behind us. With other parks in the system, we have 75+ sources of question-and-answer type people to go to. The suppo… Read more
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