Exhibitor Forms & Information

Exhibitor Kit - Coming Soon!

SHOW DECORATOR - fern expo

Jessica Mulheron
Exhibitor Services


Move-In/out info coming soon.

badges and tickets

Exhibitor badges will be picked up in the Show Office during move-in. Comp tickets be mailed out prior to the show.


For any exhibitor needing to purchase insurance through the show, please click the link below for details.




Click HERE for daily wifi options at the show.


The preferred hotel for the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show is the Hilton Minneapolis

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

The show hotel rate will be available closer to the event.

Parking at the minneapolis convention center 

•    There is NO reserved parking at the MCC. A limited number of weekly parking passes are available for sale in the Exhibitor Services office in the back of Hall D for the marshalling yard behind the Convention Center.
•    IMPORTANT - 1/3 of all available parking passes go on sale Tuesday, February 18th at 7:00am, 1/3 on Wednesday, February 19th at 7:00am and the final 1/3 on Thursday, February 20tt at 7:00am.
•    Parking passes are only valid during Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23 and Friday, February 28 – Saturday, February 29.
•    IMPORTANT: Parking will NOT be available on Sunday, March 1.  The parking lot will be reserved for the RED ZONE move out only.  All Exhibitors with parking passes MUST remove their vehicles by the end of the show on Saturday, February 29.

general PARKING

A 900-space underground ramp across the street is connected by skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center. 8,000 additional spaces are within a four-block radius. 

For additional parking options, please see the map of parking ramps and skyways near the MCC:

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Food & Beverage Permit Procedures

Short Term Food Permit Application

2020 H&G Short Term Food Permit Procedures


•    Anyone cooking with grease must have a hood above their unit.  The only exception is for displays like the Frying Saucer.
•    Any tabletop cooking or grilling will be allowed as long as our fire alarms are not going off.  As usual, if the Exhibit Hall gets too smoky, then those vendors will be asked to stop until we can properly ventilate that area.
•    Each exhibitor must provide their own hot coal bin and dispose their hot coals before they leave for the day.  The hot coal bin must be stored out of our building (in MCC marshalling yard).
•    If a smoke beam is tripped within the Exhibit Hall, the exhibitor will be required to shut their booth down for the run of the show.

2020 Show Dates & Hours 

Wednesday, February 26th: 12-8pm

Thursday, February 27th: 12-9pm

Friday, February 28th: 10am-9pm

Saturday, February 29th: 10am-9pm

Sunday, March 1st: 10am-6pm


Exhibitors can enter the show an hour and 30 minutes prior to daily show hours. 


Lauren Wallerius, Show Manager
LaurenW@mpeshows.com  952.933.3850 x725 

Alicia Crain-Flor, Show | Office Administrator
AliciaCF@mpeshows.com  952.933.3850 x710

Kim Shipman, Operations Coordinator 
KimS@mpeshows.com  952.933.3850 x734 

Jill Kottke, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Alpha #, A-C, K, L)
JillKO@mpeshows.com952.933.3850 x712

Jennifer Sorensen, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Alpha D-G, I, M-O)
JenniferS@mpeshows.com  218-562-4178 

Kristin Nelson, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Alpha H, P-R)
KristinN@mpeshows.com  952.933.3850 x715

Danielle Maki, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Alpha J, S-Z)
DanielleM@mpeshows.com952.933.3850 x726