Event Details 

National Holiday Gift Show in Dayton, OH

Fri Nov 28th - Sun Nov 30th
Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Hara Arena National Holiday Gift Show

Event Location
1001 Shiloh Springs Rd
Dayton, OH
Dayton, OH 45415
Montgomery County - 229,177 housholds avg $52,289 ea.

Location/Facility Name: Hara Arena, Conference, & Exhibition center
Location/Facility Type: event facility
Listing Details for Event #: 1593930
Posted: Dec 9, 2013
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014
Listing Completeness %: 92%
Views: Total: 61   Registered Users: 11  
Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art and Craft Show
Additional Categories:
  - Holiday & Seasonal Events
     - Christmas Event
  - Vendor Events
     - Bazaar
     - Holiday Gift Fair
     - Craft Show
Dates: Fri Nov 28th - Sun Nov 30th
Show Hours: Friday & Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sunday noon - 4:00 pm
Setup Time: Wednesday noon - 6:00 pm; Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm; Friday 6:0
Year #: 33
Public Admission Price: $5
Haul Details: no steps (except curb), can pull up to freight door to unload if needed
Vendor Help: none
Vendor Breakfast: free coffee & donuts first day of show only
Vendor Lunch: none provided
Parking: Parking onsite (for over 4,000 vehicles)
Vendor Parking: far end of complex lot
RV Parking: some on site
Restrooms: 2 restrooms (with multiple stalls) in each hall... total of 10 restrooms
Electricity: provided with booth
Water: not provided
Tables/Chairs: available for rent
Misc Details: Indoor Event, Retail Items, Juried & Non-Juried Crafts
Website: URL on file! Click Here for more info.
Entertainment: Shopping, food
Activities: Shopping, food
  Jury Fee: none
Commission: none
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 150
Art/Craft Space Price: 225
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!

Retail Spaces This Yr: 150
Retail Space Price: 225
URL to Offical Retail Application: View!

Food Spaces This Yr: 30
Food Space Price: 225
URL to Offical Food Application: View!

App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: unknown

Applications are Screened & Accepted progressively, as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.

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Description
One of Ohio�s largest indoor crafts show, The Annual National Holiday Gift Show, returns to Hara on Thanksgiving weekend. Thousands of shoppers will be browsing through over 370 booths featuring arts, crafts, collectibles, ceramics, personalized items, toys, holiday and home decor, floral wreaths, arrangements and much more! Show hours are Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday, November 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for adults, FREE for children 12 and under. Parking is FREE.
NATIONAL HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW KICKS OFF 23rd CONSECUTIVE SHOPPING SEASON, SHOWCASING HAND-MADE GIFTS AND HELPING MARINES HELP KIDS

TROTWOOD, Ohio - The 23rd annual National Holiday Gift Show features over 300 vendors presenting the best in holiday-themed hand-made crafts and wares. The Hara Complex will come alive with Christmas cheer during the event that has become a Thanksgiving Day weekend tradition. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, November 26 and Saturday, November 27. The event concludes with Sunday hours from Noon to 5 p.m. on November 28th.

This year Hara is again partnering with the United States Marine Corps Reserve to serve as a collection center for the Corps �2004 Toys for Tots� campaign. Marines from the Military Police Company C will be at Hara during show hours and will offer patrons $1.00 off of admission, on the way into the show only, by bringing a new, unopened toy for �Toys for Tots�.

WLQT Lite 99.9 FM will again help kick off the show with their seasonal music. WLQT will broadcast live from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday marking the official opening of the Christmas shopping season.

What:     National Holiday Gift Show

When:     Friday, November 26, 2004 � 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
     Saturday, November 27, 2004 � 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
     Sunday, November 28, 2004 � Noon to 5 p.m.

Where:     Hara Complex � East, North, Silver, Ballarena & Court II

Who:     Over 300 hand-made gift suppliers and the Marines� �Toys for Tots� Campaign
Advertising Done for This Event
We have a pretty extensive marketing campaign including:
TV ads on the #1 television station in our market (WHIO- CBS)
Two full page (color) ads in the Dayton Daily News the week of the show (#1 newspaper in the market).
Radio ads & a live remote broadcast on Lite 94.5 (Christmas music station).
Place billboards throughout our area.
And a postcard mailing with our database.
Exact budget for this years ad campaign is TBA.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
Move in is Wednesday 12 PM to 6 PM, Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) from 8 AM to 1 PM and Friday 6 AM to 8 AM. Exhibitors may enter the building on Friday at 6 AM. (Move in times are subject to change). Space not claimed by 7 AM on Friday is forfeited. Exhibits must be ready for show opening at 9 AM. Show hours are Friday & Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 12 noon to 4 PM
Move out is Sunday from 4:15 PM to 9 PM

Booth spaces are 10 X 10 at $225.00 each. Each booth includes one electric outlet. Pictures must accompany this application. This is an application only, do not send money unless a contract is issued.
The National Holiday Gift Show takes pride in its professionalism & attractiveness. The following guidelines must be followed when exhibiting at the National Holiday Gift Show. Any deviation from these guidelines must be approved by Hara Management prior to the show. You will also be required to review the backside of the contract if issued. It will contain additional information. Failure to abide by these guidelines could result in forfeiture of booth space & removal from show.
*If tables are covered, they must be covered to the floor. Absolutely no bed sheets are permitted for coverings.
*Stand-up displays should be finished on both sides and should be no taller than 8 feet. Please make sure they are sturdy, as well as attractive.
*All signs must be neatly lettered & attractive. No discount or sale signs.
*All boxes & supplies should be hidden from view.
*Absolutely no signs can be hung from the ceiling.
*No nails are to be nailed into walls or floors.
*Noise from demos or music must be kept to a minimum. It should not cause distraction to your neighbors.
*This is a NON-SMOKING event.
*Vendors requiring RV hook-ups must notify show management no later than one week prior to the show.
*Electrical cords should be checked to make sure they are in working order prior to move-in. Hara supplies      one 110 volt w/200 watt max. service. Additional electric outlets can be ordered using a rental form.
*Hara reserves the right at any time during show to ask vendors to remove items from selling floor that are, in      management’s opinion, not high quality gifts and collectibles or handmade arts and crafts.
*FLEA MARKET ITEMS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE!

Once completed, return the entire form to the above address. Keep a copy for your records.

I understand this is only an application for space. If accepted, a contract & deposit are required to hold a space.
Common Rules Selected: Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Early Packup Allowed. Floor Length Table Cloth Required. No Eating or Drinking permitted at booth. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules: All work and displays must stay within designated space. No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible. Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards. No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area. All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
A single-person or more panel lightly screens slides or photos.
Retail Items Allowed.
All items must be entirely hand-made, no Embellishments only.
All items must be entirely hand-made by the artist alone.
No inventory boxes in view.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to leave.
Exhibitors must wear name badges.
Determined Quality Level: 2   quality levels explained
Driving Directions
FROM THE NORTH OR SOUTH -
Take I-75 to Needmore Road - Go west on Needmore Road and follow Hara Arena signs. Follow Wright Brothers Parkway. Turn right on Wolf Road and there is a traffic light leading into the complex parking lot.

FROM THE EAST OR WEST -Take I-70 to Route 48 - Go south on Route 48 for 3 miles. Turn right on Shiloh Springs Road. The Hara Arena complex is 1/2 mile down on the right.
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