Pinners California August 23-24, 2024
Fairplex | Pomona, CA
Fri 10am - 8pm | Sat 9am - 7pm

Exhibitor Information

Fairplex California in Pomona, California

All exhibitor information is listed below, but please feel free to call us anytime at 801.822.1333 with questions.

Show Supplier/Decorator

You can supply your own booth items but we do have an official decorator for the show. Your booth is simply your space with black pipe and drape (8' back wall and 3' sides). Electrical and internet connection are available during set-up and information is below.
* Material handing fees can be expensive. Be sure to know the costs before you ship or receive items for the show.

CA required exhibitor tax form

The state of California requires all businesses to fill out an CA exhibitor event tax form (click here). We will collect these at check-in. Please pre-fill out the form for quick check-in.


Electrical hook-ups can be ordered from our electrical contractor Convention Electric. You may contract them at 909.623.5192 (info@conventionelectric.com). Standard plugs start at about $150 (Estimated rates for 2023).
To see a Convention Electric order form and pricing info click here.


Wifi or hardline internet can be ordered in advance from Fairplex. Rates are good at between $45-95 per device (wireless) with other options available as well. Please see their internet rate sheet here. E-mail Barbara Martinez at bmartinez@fairplex.com or call 909.865.4144 to order internet. 

Booth Design Rules

All booth components must be within the allotted space (nothing in the isles) unless pre-approved. Anything deemed unsafe in the opinion of the expo organizer (such as tipping hazards) will be required to change. As a courtesy, if you have tall side-walls please tell us about them before the show so that we can group tall walls near each other. The provided drape rods will support normal banners but in general are not to be used as booth support. Helium balloons can be used, but only if they are attached securely to your booth. Please do not hand out helium balloons. Banners may be rigged from the ceiling at your expense but must fit within the allotted booth space below them.

Shipping & Material Handling

Shipping address:
Pinners Conference at Fairplex
Hall 4
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

Once delivered to the city, fees for handling your materials can be expensive. Be sure to know the costs before you ship or receive anything on site at the show. Pinners may be able to help you with materials shipped to the facility.

Set-Up | Take-Down

Set-up is Thursday, August 22nd between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

Take-down is anytime after 7 p.m. (to 11 p.m.) on Saturday evening. No early take downs please.

   Scam e-mails offering e-mail lists for purchase

We have learned from several exhibitors they are receiving scam emails offering attendee lists for purchase. Please be aware these offers are fraudulent. These scammers do not have any relationship with Pinners or Bennett Events and they do NOT have the data they are attempting to sell. Scams may also include fake invoices and hotel booking scams. Do not interact with these. Our emails are from bennettevents.com.  We are a permission-based email sender. We do not share, rent or sell our email lists. Please be on guard! Spammers are known to impersonate employees and illegally use show logos.

Parking & Trailer Parking

There is good parking at Fairplex. It is at a $17 rate. You'll be directed as you enter, but parking for set-up is right around Hall 4. Parking for regular days is through Gate 17 off of Fairplex Dr. and McKinley Ave. Trailers may also be parked overnights (for a fee) through Gate 17, Lot F.


We will give each exhibiting business a class punch card good for 2 classes each day of the show. You can use or pass around this card as you wish, and these are passes for 'stand-by' only. Class passes above these two classes each day will need to be purchased.

Promo Codes

If you would like a custom promo code that you can give to friends and followers for $5 any tickets online, please request it here.


You can find information about our 2024 host hotels by following this link. (Make sure to book through the link to receive our Pinners rate! Or if calling in, make sure to mention the Pinners Room Block in order to get our rate.) 

Raffle & Swag

Raffle Prize
As an exhibitor you can also contribute a raffle prize to be given away at our VIP night kick-off party and we will help promote your business without any additional cash cost to you. Raffle prizes must be valued at $50 or more and end up being highly- talked about items throughout the weekend. 

Swag Bag
We also wanted to remind you that you can contribute items to our swag bag for free. Each of our presenters and VIP attendees will receive a swag bag to kick-off the event. All we ask is that you don’t give any flyers or coupons. Instead, you might share a teaser of a product you have to offer. Contributing a gift like that to the swag bag will have our most influential group of attendees talking about and purchasing your stuff all weekend long. You will need to bring 300 items with you to set up Thursday morning, and we’ll take care of the rest.
If you'd like to participate, please contact Darienne via e-mail here.


Food Selling, Sampling or Temporary Food Permit Questions

If you are selling or sampling food you will need to familiarize yourself and agree to follow the Fairplex Food & Beverage/Product Demonstration Policy. Please read the Fairplex food policy here. Once you are familiar with the rules, you will need to sign the document and email it to jen@bennettevents.com. If you're selling food to be consumed at the show, you will be asked to pay a fee to Fairplex. Even if you have a food handlers permit you still need a temporary one for this show. You can find the form here. You will need to fill out and email this form to jen@bennettevents.com as well. This form needs to be done 35 days prior to the event (by 7/20/23). Late fees will be applied 14 days prior to the event. If you have any questions, please email Jen. 

Tax Information

CA Tax Rate: 7.75%
Combined Pomona Tax Rate: 10.25%
Contact Number: 1-800-400-7115

Apply for a "temporary sellers permit" here: https://services.cdtfa.ca.gov/ereg/index.boe
Click on "Register Business Activity" and fill out the information. You do not need to apply to do business in California, you only need to call (916)227-6600 once you are in your application process and they will take care of that piece on the application. 

* All vendors MUST fill out the following CA exhibitor event tax form to sell. This is the same CA exhibitor form as above in paragraph two.

This pass along information is provided as an attempt at friendly help and is not gauranteed to be complete or final. Taxes are solely an exhibitor's responsibility.

Pinners Marketing

Pinners Conference marketing will be extensive. We hope it will be the most marketing you've seen compared to previous events you may have been in. It includes a media-wide campaign including TV, billboards, magazines, newspaper, ticket distribution channels, national DIY and craft organizations, women's group e-mail campaigns, state-wide print promotion and of course many of the region and nation's most popular bloggers and social media experts.


Booth space is available by contacting Bennett Events at 801.822.1333. Booths are 10' x 10' and 8" x 10" and generally run $799. Bennett Events is a leader in connecting businesses with custom audiences and people.

2024 Pinners Information | Media Kit

To download a Media Kit with information about exhibiting at Pinners CA click here.

Exhibitor Application

To apply online, click here

Exhibitor Kit and information (our supplier/decorator)

To download the Exhibitor Kit for Pinners Conference check back here soon.

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