Location of Show: Kern County Fairgrounds 1142 South P Street, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Directions: From Highway 99 take Ming Avenue turn off and travel east to South “P” street. Turn left at signal and travel north 300 yards to Kern Fairgrounds.
Producer: G&G Productions Inc., Steffanie Rakes, Director of Business Development, Steffanie@ggshows.com, call: 800/655-0655 or text: 661/235-5558
Show Dates and Hours:
Friday, November 13th, 2020 – 10am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 14th, 2020 – 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 15th. 2020 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Booth Size: 10′ x 10′. Click here to download Side Wall Exhibit Dimensions. Click here to download a Exhibit Booth Layout/Setup Diagram.Colors: Black (no pipe & drape for outdoor exhibit area)
Available Electricity: One (1) 500v, 120v outlet to be shared with other Exhibitors. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING EXTENSIONS CORDS AND POWER STRIPS. Additional power (220v) can be requested by calling (800) 655-0655 prior to the show. Additional charges will apply.
ID Sign: Black on White, 7″ x 44″, name as on the agreement, unless otherwise specified (no signs for outside exhibits). A small black and white sign is provided with your booth for the purpose of your location of your exhibit space. We recommend that you utilize professionally made banners in keeping with the professional appearance of the show. Twosided banners may not be used.
Special Note: Please read carefully. Sidewalls: Exhibitor sidewalls over 3 feet in height should not come out more than 5 feet from the back wall of the booth. Please do not block your neighboring exhibitors.
Tables: To present a professional appearance and to safeguard in case of fire, the fireproof certified fabric is strongly recommended and necessary according to the fire code in any public building.
Special Equipment: Please bring all necessary supplies with you. Items such as ladders, hand trucks, hammer, brooms, pencils, scotch tape will not be provided by the Show Office or the Fairgrounds.
Forklift Rental: Forklift services are not available. If you are in need of one, you will have to make your own private arrangement with a contactor of your choice. REMEMBER: THE LARGE FREIGHT DOOR IS NOT OPEN ON FRIDAY!
Rules & Regulations
Solicitation: For purposes of solicitation to the public, exhibitors are limited to their individual exhibit areas. No exhibitors will be allowed to solicit at the main gate, doorways, aisles or other areas of the show not assigned to them.
Exhibit Perimeters: Physical exhibits and exhibitors must be confirmed to individually assigned areas and MUST NOT encroach into neighboring exhibits or aisles.
Microphones: Exhibitors utilizing microphones must keep them at the volume that does not interfere with neighboring exhibitors carrying on conversations with the attending public. Common sense and simple courtesy should be observed at all times.
Carpeting: Any carpet or floor covering must be taped (surface or double back) to avoid trip and fall accidents. Call Walker-Lewis Events in advance to rent carpet or bring your own.
Exhibitor Badges: Four (4) badges per booth will be issued upon check-in at the show office.
Tax Rate: Bakersfield Tax Rate is 8.25%.
Booth Setup & Tear-down
Exhibitor Move In/Booth Setup:
Thursday, November 12th 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 13th 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
ALL EXHIBITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND SET UP PRIOR TO 9:00 a.m., FRIDAY, November 13th.
If you have not checked in or if we have not received notice by phone, you will be considered a no-show and show management reserves the right to fill the space however it deems appropriate with no refunds available.
Tear Down: Tear down will proceed according to the following schedule:
Sunday, November 14th 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday, November 15th 8:00 am – 11:00 am
REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS WILL BE PROHIBITED DURING THE COURSE OF THE SHOW. ABSOLUTELY NO EXHIBIT IS TO BE DISMANTLED BEFORE 5:00 PM ON SUNDAY, November 14th.
Parking Passes: Passes will be distributed at check-in, two passes per booth. Additional passes can be purchased for $10.00 each upon check-in at the show office.
Parking Instructions: Exhibitors may park on the Fairgrounds through Gate 28, second gate north of the Main Gate or through Gate 40 off Ming Avenue. (See map on page “B”. You will receive either a Gate 28 or Gate 40 parking pass when you check in Friday before 9 a.m. at the Show Office. Please show your exhibitor badge along with your parking pass to enter exhibitor parking during the show. If you do not have your parking pass with you after 9 a.m. Friday, or on Saturday or Sunday, parking is available for a fee in the public parking lot on South P Street.
RV Accommodations: There are RV hook-ups on grounds. Fees are paid to thefairgrounds.
Security: Show security (gate and roving) is provided 24 hours per day from 10 a.m. on Friday, the 13th to 8:00 am on Monday, November 16th.
SECURITY CANNOT BE EVERYWHERE ALL THE TIME, SO PLEASE TAKE THE NORMAL, APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS TO SAFEGUARD YOUR VALUABLES, ESPECIALLY DURING SETUP AND BREAKDOWN.
Maintenance of Exhibit Areas: Morning maintenance will be provided for common areas only. Exhibitors are responsible for maintenance of individual exhibit areas. We suggest for optimum appearance that exhibits be properly maintained each evening or morning.