Exhibitors - all the information you need to be successful in Philadelphia is here!

Exhibit With Us

Interested in exhibiting? It’s one of the easiest ways to connect with thousands of passionate jewelry artists over one extended weekend. To become an Exhibitor, contact Event Sales Manager, Dana Groves, at dana.groves@fwmedia.com.

    August 18-20, 2017 Download Contract Floor Plan
    October 27-29, 2017 Download Contract Floor Plan
    March 16-18, 2018 Download Contract TBA

We want you to be successful at our event which is why we go above and beyond; offering support and benefits that far exceed what is expected of a show promoter.

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Sponsorship & Promotional Opportunities

Whether you want to reach our vast and passionate jewelry art audience all year long, or simply want to make a big impact at a particular event, we've got loads of advertising and sponsorship options to fit any marketing goals or budget.

Sponsorship & Promotional Opportunities

Philadelphia Exhibitor Tools 

Set-up/ Tear Down Hours

Thursday, August 17: 10 am - 9 pm and Friday, August 18: 7 am - 10 am.  Dismantle on Sunday, August 20: 5 pm - 8 pm. 


Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue Oaks, PA 19456

Welcome Exhibitors

Each 10x10' booth space will receive (1) one 8' x 24" deep x 30" tall, black skirted table. Artisan tables also measure 8' x 24" x 30" tall. You may bring your own additional tables. If you are requesting a different size table in place of the one provided, you must order it directly through our show decorator. 

Decorator/Rental Information

General Exposition Services will once again act as our Show Decorator. Click to view their Exhibitor Instruction Letter. You may also directly access the GES ONLINE SERVICE KIT. You must enter the password Bead2017 at the login page.  All information can be found on their website, including detailed shipping/freight information. 

 Electricity & Internet

Download your Electric Order Form here.  This is an editable form, so you shouldn't need to print it out.  Download and save the form.  Open the saved form and fill it out. Resave the form and email it to us. All forms must be emailed or faxed to Dana Groves, not to the Expo Center. Early discounted rates are indicated on the form. Internet services may be ordered through the Expo Center once you are on-site. Cell reception within the facility is generally very good. 

 Tax & License Information

Pennsylvania Sales Tax Rate: 6%. All exhibitors are required to charge sales tax on retail transactions. You may not charge wholesale pricing to unqualified buyers. All exhibitors are required to report/pay all PA sales taxes collected.

Exhibitor Badges

Each exhibitor will receive 3 badges per 10'x10' booth. Name badges must be picked up prior to setting up your booth and must be worn at all times throughout the event. Please email names to Dana.Groves@fwmedia.com. 


All exhibitors can take advantage of free parking at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. However, we ask that you park behind the building to allow customers ample parking spots close to the entrances. The B/C lot directly in front of the entrance should be reserved solely for attendees.

Getting Customers to Your Booth!

You're exhibiting at Bead Fest, but how do you bring more shoppers to your booth?

Let your customers know you'll be at Bead Fest - Share either button and post it on your website or social pages!

Show your customers, friends and follows how important they are to you. Share this special $5 Weekend Admission Coupon:

Your success is important to us, so we've compiled this simple guide to social media for you to use. 

Social Media 101


Dana Groves - Event Sales Manager | dana.groves@fwmedia.com | (215) 510-0493

2017 Sponsors

Bollywood Beads
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Micro Tools
Wire Jewelry
Dakota Stones No Border
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