Exhibitor Kit

The Exhibitor Kit will not be printed or mailed to you. We are reducing our paper trail by sending out our information via email and posting these important items on our website.

COMING SOON - Exhibitor kits will be published in early September!


Move-in letters with a scheduled time for each exhibitor will be mailed sometime in October 2016.

General move-in hours are:
Monday, October 31  11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 1  8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, November 2  8:00 am – 8:00 pm


Foyer, Ballroom & Exhibit Hall Move-Out begins:
​Sunday, November 6, 5:01 pm-10:00 pm

ALL EXHIBITS in the Ballroom and Foyer MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE BUILDING BY 10:00 PM, SUNDAY November 6, 2015.

Exhibit Hall Move-Out Only:
Sunday, November 6  5:01 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday, November 7  8:00 am - Noon

Exhibitor Manual + Important documents

Click Here for 2016 Exhibitor Manual

Click here for Exhibitor Insurance Brochure

Click Here to be part of the Official Show Guide

Click Here to learn how-to set up your company’s Buyer’s Guide Listing

Click Here to learn about Marketing Benefits.

Click Here for order form for additional Exhibitor Badges, Admission Tickets, Storage Space, Reserved Parking.

Click here for the Lead Card. An easy way to track your leads as the show progresses.


George Fern Company is the Show Decorator. For booth furnishings, shipping etc. order online at George Fern Company or call them at 816-221-0525. Ordering and paying in advance can save you money. Check with George Fern Company for advance pricing and deadlines.

Click Here for the service manual of the decorator, George Fern

Hotel information


The Sheraton Overland Park
(Connected to the Overland Park Convention Center)
6100 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211
Click here to book at discounted rate before October 3, 2016

Courtyard Kansas City
(Across the street from the Overland Park Convention Center)
11001 Woodson Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66211

Credit Card Form

Click here for the credit card form.

Electric, Telecommunications and Utilities

The Overland Park Convention Center provides these services. You can arrange for these services by ordering online at Overland Park Convention Center or by calling Exhibitor Services at 913-339-3080.

Temporary Food Permit

The City of Overland Park requires that all exhibitors sampling food during the show have a temporary food service permit. Click here to download the application. For more information regarding food permits click here. If you need any assistance please contact Sherri Huffman at 816-931-4686 Ext. 304 or email sherrih@mpeshows.com

Kansas Sales Tax Information

For information regarding sales taxes prior to the event go to Kansas Sales Tax. Onsite visit the Show Office to pick up a sales tax packet. Click here to download the Kansas tax clearance application.


Promote your handmade products through this year’s ARTISAN
PRODUCTS feature. We’re looking for new makers to feature
on the show website and through social media. We’ll also be
promoting this feature through paid TV, radio and print advertising.
Selected products will be given a “Artisan Products” floor decal to
be placed in front of their booth. Please Click Here for the Artisan
Submission form and  fill out and send the
form to bevw@MPEshows.com along with a product image and
short product description. Submission deadline is September 28.

Exhibitor Web Button

Bring potential customers to the show by providing this ​ticket discount on your website.

Just follow the below steps:

1. Click ​"access web button" to ​save a copy of the button (once open, right click & save the image).
Access Web Button

2. Have your web developer upload the web button to your website.

3. Once the button is uploaded have your web developer link the button to:

Contact us today!

Jovanna Mozeak, Exhibit Sales Consultant
JovannaM@mpeshows.com  704.575.8546

JulianneSpargo, Show Manager
JulianneS@mpeshows.com  952.933.3850 ext. 116

Lisa Pinto, Operations Coordinator
LisaP@mpeshows.com  305.764.2128

Katie Young, Show|Office Administrator
KatherineY@mpeshows.com  803.417.4582