WHO COMES TO THE SHOW?
An average of 100,000 people attend World Ag Expo annually. In 2016, attendees came from 47 states and 79 countries.
For 2016 demographics click here.
WHEN CAN I MOVE IN?
Outside exhibitor move-in is January 30 – February 13, 2017.
Inside exhibitor move-in is February 6 – 13, 2017.
CAN I USE A GENERATOR, OR DO I HAVE TO BUY ELECTRICITY?
You may use generators pre- and post-show for set-up and tear-down, but they may not be used during show days.
WHAT IS THE FLOORING FOR MY SPACE?
Pavilions A, B, D and E are tent structures with dirt and decomposed granite flooring. Taste of California is a tent structure with indoor/outdoor carpet. Building C, Hilvers Career & Education Center and Farm Credit Dairy Center are metal buildings with concrete flooring. You may provide carpeting, mats or other flooring materials (within fire code) for your booth space. Outside exhibit spaces and the show grounds are dirt and decomposed granite. Approved ground cover and landscaping is allowed within your space.
For ground cover order form, click here.
WHEN CAN I SHIP MATERIALS TO THE SHOW, AND HOW DOES IT GET TO MY SPACE?
Freight and small packages will start being accepted January 30, 2017. For advanced warehousing options, please contact YRC Freight.
Large freight is delivered to North Office (Gate 6). It will be delivered to your booth upon arrival. Small packages are delivered to the Freight Office located near West Office. Small packages will be delivered to your booth beginning Saturday before the show.
For Freight order form, click here.
WHAT DO I DO WITH MY EMPTY CRATES?
Crates must be labeled by exhibitor. Name and space/booth number must be clearly marked! Area offices have labels available for your convenience. Go to the nearest area office or pavilion office to request the crate be picked up by forklift for storage.
HOW IS MY CRATE RETURNED TO ME?
Crates will be returned to your exhibit space beginning February 17, 2017. If crates are not clearly marked, they will not be returned. Stop by East Office on Median & U streets or call (559) 687-5692.
WHERE DO I PARK MY TRAILER?
Trucks and trailers can be parked in a designated section on the east end of the show grounds, near Gate 10.
HOW DO I GET MY BADGES, AND HOW MANY DO I GET?
Complete and return badge order form. December 15, 2016, is the deadline to have badges mailed. Beginning January 30, badges may be picked up at the Exhibitor
Registration Center. Maximum of ten badges for 10’ x 10’ spaces. Maximum of 20 badges for spaces 10’ x 20’ or larger.
WHEN WILL MY BARK BE SPREAD?
Bark will be spread on a first-come, first-served basis. Every effort will be made to have your order complete by the requested set-up date. (Stop by the Bark Rental Office at Median & U streets or call (559) 688-1030 prior to January 30 or (559) 684-7937 after January 30.)
WHERE SHOULD I STAY?
Cities in the area (Tulare, Kings and Fresno counties) include Visalia, Porterville, Exeter, Hanford, Bakersfield and Fresno.
Click here for a list of World Ag Expo's preferred accommodations.
DO YOU SELL THE ATTENDEE LIST?
We do not sell our attendee list. However, we have marketing opportunities which allow you to send your message directly to World Ag Expo’s attendee list. WAE will offer a free lead retrieval program for 2017 WAE. Email WAESales@farmshow.org to sign up.
WHAT MARKETING RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE?
We offer free marketing materials, click here for the latest designs. For additional marketing opportunities, contact the Marketing & Sponsorship Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (559) 688-1030.