All items to be exhibited or sold at this Expo must be bird-related. For example: cages, nest boxes, bird food, bird toys, bird crafts, bird jewelry, bird designed clothes, and all types of exotic birds. ABSOLUTELY NO POULTRY, REPTILES OR FOUR-LEGGED ANIMALS (except pets) WILL BE PERMITTED IN THE BUILDING!
Exotic Bird Events, Inc. does not encourage selling unweaned baby birds. However, if you sell an unweaned baby bird, we respectfully ask you to know that your customer is an experienced bird person and is familiar with the hand feeding technique.
NO SMOKING will be permitted in the Bird Expo; this will be strictly enforced.
All tables must be covered, if you do not have a cover for your table check at the Vendor check in table and we will give you something to cover it with for a fee of $5.00. If you set up without a cover you are subject to having to remove your items to put one on.
Although Exotic Bird Events, Inc. strives to maintain security during the fair, it will not be responsible for lost or stolen birds or items. Exotic Bird Events, Inc. does not endorse any exhibitor's products or assume responsibility for any transactions. Disagreements arising from items purchased or sold are between the buyer and the seller only.
If you run an extension cord from another person's space it is your responsible to see that it has a cord guard over it and it is taped down with duct tape. If you do not have a cord guard we will rent you one for a fee of $15.00 and tape it down for you. If you need electricity you may order it in advance when you register for your space for a fee of $15.00 and we will have it ready for you when you get there. If you wait until the day of the Expo to order it there will be a fee of $25.00 due at that time.
Everyone should take precautions against bird escapes. Exotic Bird Events, Inc. strongly urges everyone to clip wings or provide safe cages to prevent escapes. Exotic Bird Events, Inc. will not be responsible for the return of lost birds.
Exotic Bird Events, Inc. reserves the right to prohibit or ask for removal of any bird or birds showing obvious signs for disease or illness, or is caged in an inappropriate or unsanitary housing. All cages must have solid bottoms between the cage and table, open sides for easy viewing, and an appropriate number of birds in each cage so that the birds may perch comfortably on appropriately sized perches.
Exotic Bird Events, Inc. reserves the right to have any Vendor removed from the premises at any time due to any disturbance caused by said Vendor. This will be at the discretion of the President of Exotic Bird Events, Inc. and/or our security guard.
Each exhibitor will be responsible for keeping the area around his/her table clean at all times. Sales items must not block the aisle or block fire doors, or interfere with adjacent tables. Decorations, signs, banners, etc. may not be taped, nailed, tacked, stapled, or otherwise fastened to the tables, ceilings, walls, painted surfaces or columns. No glitter, confetti, or similar items may be used on tables or floor.
No holes may be drilled, cored or punched in the building. No door shall be chained. No alcoholic beverages.
Vendor set-up is from 12 to 8pm the night before or 6:00 to 8:45am on day of event. We ask that you plan to complete your set-up before the doors open at 9am. If you sell out and leave early please inform the Vendor secretary. All vendors must be checked in by 8:00 am the day of the Expo, at 8:15am there will be a space check and any space not filled will be up for resale at that time. If a vendor arrives after 8:00 am they will take any space that is available - not necessarily the space they booked, unless they have called in advance to let us know they will be late.
No motor vehicles may be parked inside the building without the approval of Exotic Bird Events, Inc. President. Parking in front of doors (except for loading/unloading) is prohibited. Your vehicle must be left at least 15 feet away from any door. Violators will be subject to being towed at their own expense.
Make your reservations early, no reservation is guaranteed until check is received. All vendors are subject to be moved at the discretion of the promoter without prior notice; this will not be done without good cause.
The price of the space includes one display table (which you MUST cover), two chairs and two vendor passes. Extra tables, passes and electricity will be available for an additional charge. Spaces are for rent on a first-come-first-serve basis. Space fee is non-refundable. If you cannot attend and wish to rent your space the new vendor must be approved by the President of Exotic Bird Events, Inc. Refunds may be considered only when the event is sold out and your space is resold.
Refunds are at the sole discretion of Exotic Bird Events and are not guaranteed.
Exotic Bird Events reserves the right to refuse entrance to the expo to any vendor or member of the public for any reason.
Exotic Bird Events reserves the right to amend these rules at any time.