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Hard Water Expo Vendor Information

Mike Brodzinski

Expo Sales Specialist

Phone: 763.286.2647

Danielle Seraphine


Phone: 763.785.5641 Fx: 763.785.3660

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Hard Water Expo Vendor Information

The National Sports Center will do everything possible to accommodate specific booth location requests. However, assignment of booth locations will be at the discretion of the NSC.

Venue Floor Plan

View the floor plan below to see where booths are located and other venue information. Main booth space is located in the Sport Expo Center, and the seminars will be in the Welcome Center

Floor plan updated November 14, 2018.

Registration & Vendor Details

Click here to register for 2018 Hard Water Ice Fishing Expo.

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2018 Show Hours

  • Friday, November 16: 2 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 17: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 18: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Vendor Check-In

  • Thursday, November 15: 12 noon- 8 p.m.
  • Friday, November 16: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Each booth includes four credentials for admission, additional credentials available by request.

Standard Booth

Each booth will contain the following:

  • 8’ high background drape
  • 3’ high side divider drape
  • 1 – Vendor name sign
  • 1 – Table (if requested on vendor application)
  • 2 – Chairs (if requested on vendor application)
  • Wireless Internet Access

2018 Booth Pricing

  • Standard Booth (10'x8'): $495
  • Corner Booth (10'x8'): $595
  • Non Profit Booth (10'x8'): $250
  • Wheel Houses (Indoor: 10'x30'): $1000
  • Wheel Houses (Outdoor: 10'x25'): $295

Please see add-on notes below regarding power and analog options for indoor and outdoor space.


A deposit in the amount of 50% of the total due is required with your application to reserve your space, with the balance due Friday, October 5, 2018.  Deposits are non-refundable.  If you paid in full and cancel 45 days prior to the event you are eligible for a refund equal to 50% of your total balance paid.  Cancellations less than 45 days from the event are not eligible for a refund.

Booth Add-Ons

Power and analog are available for all indoor spaces for a small fee and can be requested on the vendor application.  Power is not available for wheel house locations in the parking lot.

Friday Night Vendor Gathering

There will be a vendor only gathering with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

Vendor Load-Out

Sunday, November 18: 4 - 10 p.m.


The National Sports Center is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Only credentialed vendors will be allowed entry before show hours. Exhibitors are required to exit expo space within 45 minutes of show end time for lock down. Security will be onsite before, during and after the show to secure property.