This set up info is for the Holiday Giving Gift and Craft Expo
Nov. 23-Dec.24

POT LUCK every Sat. The backroom will be set up with food that vendors have brought to share. We welcome all vendors participate! You can bring your covered dish, drinks, dessert, or paper products. If you get hungry and you did not donate, then you are welcome to grab some food. We will have a jar set up for monetary donations which will be used to buy paper products, coffee, and many other things we make available for vendors to enjoy.

The following set up information is for:
Galleria of Pittsburgh Mills, for the Holiday Giving Gifts and Crafts Expo
Nov. 23-Dec. 24, 2018
event hours: 10-9pm Fri & Sat, 11-6pm Sun
Dec. 17-23: 10-9pm   Dec. 24: 8 am - 3 pm

The Pittsburgh Mills (locally known as The Mills) is a super-regional shopping mall complex northeast of Pittsburgh, Pa in Frazer Township, along PA Route 28 near its intersection with the Pa. Turnpike. The mall is the largest shopping complex in Western Pa. as well as one of the largest in the state, with approximately 2 million square feet (186,000 m²) of retail space on 200 acres (0.8 km2).

Set up contact number: 412 415 3584   
Check in is 8:30 pm, or 8:00 am
Expo manager – Lucille Bentley

The event will be located in a store front across from the food court. 
This link will give an overview of the event: http://www.pittsburghmills.com/directory_listing.php

Upon arrival:
- To locate the food court when you arrive at the mall, please drive to the back of the mall to locate the cinema.

- To the right side of the mall entrance to enter the cinema, you will see a loading dark area.

- Use the loading dock area to unload and go through the double steel doors marked "expo set up".

- Walk down the hallway towards Kay jewelers. Then you will see our storefront.

-The show manager will be located to the right of the doorway when you enter.

Booth display overview: If you are a vendor that requested electricity, then you should have 3 sides of your booth available to walk by traffic. If you did not requested electricity, then you will have 4 sides available to walk by traffic.
Electric, table rentals, & table cover rentals are available on a 1st come 1st served basis. We will honor all requests that are indicated on your applications. Please double check your application at this time.

Set up times: Thurs, Fri, and Sat: 8:30 pm
Fri & Sat: 8-10 am Sun 9-11am
A manager will be available during all set-up days. You can locate one of the show managers inside the storefront.
The 10x10 or table  space will be marked off with blue tape at each corner of the 10x10 space. The expo manager will be doing a walk through to ensure that exhibitors have not exceeded the 10x10 space. If a larger space is needed, please contact Susan Miller. The table space is charged per table. A vendor is subject to removal from the show, if they move or use a space that is not assigned to them. This decision will not be wavered if the mentioned vendor is completely set up.


IMPORTANT: Each vendor is responsible for bringing their own dolly! The mall will not provide one. No exceptions!

Here are some issues that we will be overseeing and correcting during the event.

- Table skirting should be all one color, and touching the floor on 3 sides. The show manager reserves the right to ask you to replace your skirting if it does not meet this requirement. If you are unable to secure a new skirting, then one will be provided for you for a $10 rental fee per tablecloth.

- All boxes, bins and extra inventory, must be stored out of sight. If these items can be seen by the show management and mall management, then you can store them in the back room.

- Do not bang the service door entrance or doors with your dollies or boxes.

- NO SOLICITING to store owners, managers, or staff!!! Any vendor caught doing this will be immediately removed from the expo. This applies to any drawings or show specials that you may be offering!

- Any issues with a store owner, store managers, mall management, or security must be brought to the expo manager’s attentions! Please do not take matters into your own hands! Any vendor taking matters into their own hands could be subject to removal from the existing and future expo

- All exhibitors must operate in a professional manner! The mall manager or show manager reserves the right to remove any exhibitor that does not operate in a professional manner, without a refund.

- Exhibitors are expected to make every attempt to provide good customer service.

- No calling customers over to your booth.

- No soliciting vendors.

- No handwritten signs.

- Put empty boxes and large amounts of trash in the mall dumpsters. DO NOT FILL MALL TRASH CANS with excessive trash.

- Any exposed cords that are in a walk area must be taped down using painter's tape only.


Tear down times: Friday or Saturday at 9 pm. Sunday 6 pm
There are no early teardowns. This will be strictly enforced! Any vendor caught tearing down, will be removed from the participation list for future expos of Miller Promotions, and prohibited to do future expos.
There are no refunds of any kind. No exceptions! This also applies to no shows, late arrivals, illness, family circumstances, traveling circumstances, and any type of request for a refund. Your space has been rented to you, and CAN NOT be re-rented without the approval of the show coordinator.

Directions
From the East
Take Route 220 North to PA-56 West. Take Exit 3 toward Fishertown / Johnstown. Follow to Route 219 North Turn Right onto Galleria Drive Exit.

From the West
Take Route 30 East to Route 219 North Turn Right onto Galleria Drive Exit
From the North

Take I-99 to Altoona Take Route 22 West to Ebensburg Follow to Route 219 South Turn Left onto Galleria Drive Exit
From the South
Take Route 281 North Follow to Route 601 North Merge onto 219 North Turn Right onto Galleria Drive Exit


We look forward to working with you!

Susan Miller
Event Promoter

Set-up info for the 

Monroeville Mall, 200 Mall Circle Dr.Monroeville, Pa. 15146
Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2018
10-9pm Fri & Sat, 12-6pm Sun

Show manager – Lucille Bentley

Set up times: Thurs., Fri., Sat., evening at 9pm – 11pm

Wed., Fri., & Sat., morning at 8 am – 10 am

Sun. morning: available upon request

 

The event will be located UPSTAIRS in the middle of the mall, near the escalators Check in with the show manager located Cinemark.

 

Set up contact number: 412 415 3584

 

Unload details: Use the mall entrance next to Cinemark  This link will provide you with a map. http://www.monroevillemall.com/shop/monroeville.nsf/directory

The mall does not provide dollies. All vendors are responsible for their own set up of their booth. Please locate your booth first, unload your items, then move your vehicle. Please do not set up your booth until you have moved your vehicle.

Booth location: all booths will be located near the center of the mall and then branches down the hallways in both directions. All booths will be marked with the company/vendor name. You may walk through to locate your booth also.

 

NOT PERMITTED.

  • Do not dolly items to your booth during mall hours.
  • No early tear downs.  Any company that does an early teardown will be banned from future events.
  • No hawking, which means yelling out to customers and calling them to your booth.
  • No hand written signs.
  • No soliciting store owners
  • Do not encourage ANYONE to visit your booth, if they are standing or near another booth.

NEW UPDATED INFO FOR VENDORS

  1. NEW SERVICE: Miller Promotions will now rent or sell commercial grade table coverings that will cover all 4 sides of a banquet type table. Rental cost is $10 per covering. Purchase price is $36 for a 6' or $48 for 8'

  2. This mall offers camper parking. This will help many traveling vendors reduce their overnight expense. Please let us know if you have an interest in this option for future shows at this mall.  We are working on securing this option for all locations.

  3. We have applications for the 2018/2019 shows. Pay for any show in full at this event and receive 15% off the participation fee. Talk to the show manager about specials, and deposits that will secure your spaces.

The event will be located throughout the mall in the common areas

Booth display overview: If you are a vendor that requested electricity, then you should have 3 sides of your booth available to walk by traffic.  All vendors that are set up against the glass railing will need to set up a 5’ x 20” display, with their back against the railing. Your booth cannot touch the glass, to prevent merchandise falling over the railing.

Electric, table rentals, & table cover rentals are available on a 1st come 1st served basis. We will honor all requests that are indicated on your applications. Please check your application at this time.

Here are some issues that we will be overseeing and correcting during the event.

- Table skirting should be all one color, and touching the floor on 4 sides. The show manager reserves the right to ask you to replace your skirting if it does not meet this requirement. If you are unable to secure a new skirting, then one will be provided for you for a $10 rental fee per tablecloth.

- All boxes, bins and extra inventory, must be stored out of sight. If these items can be seen by the show management and mall management, then you may need to take these items back to your vehicle.

- NO SOLICITING to store owners, managers, or staff!!! Any vendor caught doing this will be immediately removed from the show. This applies to any drawings or show specials that you may be offering!

- Any issues with store owners, store managers, mall management, or security must be brought to the show manager’s attentions! Please do not take matters into your own hands! Any vendor taking matters into their own hands could be subject to removal from the existing and future shows.

- All exhibitors must operate in a professional manner! The mall manager or show manager reserves the right to remove any exhibitor that does not operate in a professional manner, without a refund.

- Exhibitors are expected to make every attempt to provide good customer service. 

- No calling customers over to your booth.

- No soliciting vendors.

- No hand written signs.

- Put empty boxes and large amounts of trash in the mall dumpsters. DO NOT FILL MALL TRASH CANS with excessive trash.

- No CLEARANCE signs. "Show Specials" are welcomed.

- Please cover any exposed metal that touches the floor. This is to prevent scratching of the wood floors.

- Any exposed cords that are in a walk area must be taped down using painter's tape onl

Please do not bring items other than what you have listed on your application. Any item displayed other than what is listed on the application, will be subject for removal.

Tear down times: after 9 pm. Sunday 6 pm

There are no early tear downs. This will be strictly enforced! Any vendor caught tearing down, will be removed from the participation list for future shows of Miller Promotions, and prohibited to do future shows. Security reserves the right to prevent any exhibitor from tearing down early! Your application will be forwarded to our file for "Banned Vendors". This file will be on hand for review, during future application processing.

There are no refunds of any kind. No exceptions! This also applies to no shows, late arrivals, illness, family circumstances, traveling circumstances, and any type of request for a refund. Your space has been rented to you, and CAN NOT be re-rented with out the approval of the show coordinator.

Handcrafted items: We will be doing on site jury process during the show to verify that items are handcrafted. Any vendor that signs up with handcrafted items, MUST BE PRESENTING 100% handcrafted items by the exhibitor. Any items listed as handcrafted, that are not handcrafted, will be asked to remove these items, or you will have to pay an additional $30 to have these items on your table. This procedure must be enforced; to be fair to the vendors displaying 100% handcrafted items. We are also asking that each vendor help us in this procedure. If you are aware of items that are not handcrafted, please let the show management know this. We appreciate everyone's cooperation with this.

  

Driving Directions

From Pittsburgh:

* Merge onto I-376 E

* Take exit 80 to

* Merge onto US-22 BUS E/William Penn Hwy toward Monroeville

 

From the North:

* I 76 East

* Merge onto I-376 E

* Take exit 57 for I-376/US-22 toward Pittsburgh/Monroeville

* Follow US-22 To Monroeville Mall

We look forward to working with you!

 

Susan Miller

Event Promoter