N.E. Fishing Show 
NEW EXHIBITOR INFORMATION



1. WHERE IS THE SHOW BEING HELD?
At the Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI



2. HOW LARGE IS THE SHOW?
It has 100,000 square feet of show space and is the largest saltwater fishing show in the Northeast!



3. WHAT ARE THE 2018 SHOW HOURS?
Friday, March 9: 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 10: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 11: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



4. WHO ARE THE "PROMOTERS" OF THE SHOW?
The show is run by the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association,
a nonprofit organization representing over 7,500 recreational anglers and 28 affiliated clubs.



5. WHAT IS THE EXPECTED ATTENDANCE?
The Show is a proven winner, and attendance is expected to hit 16,000 in 2018.



6. WHAT ARE THE BOOTH SIZES?
All booths are 10' long by 8' deep. They include 8' backdrop curtain and two 3' side curtains.
Please note that tables, chairs, electricity, are not included.



7. WHAT ARE THE BOOTH COSTS?
Standard Exhibitor Space:
10 x 8 = $495
20 x 8 = $895
30 x 8 = $1245
40 x 8 = $1595
50 x 8 = $1945
60 x 8 = $2295
70 x 8 = $2645

Premium/Corner space:
10 x 8 = $570
20 x 8 = $970
30 x 8 = $1320
40 x 8 = $1670
50 x 8 = $2020
60 x 8 = $2375
70 x 8 = $2665



8. ARE ANY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE?
Exhibitors who book their spaces prior to June, 2017 may be eligible for a discount.
Call the show office to inquire.



9. DO BOAT DEALERS PAY THIS SAME FEE?
Boat dealers need to call for special "square footage" pricing.



10. WHEN DO EXHIBITORS MOVE IN?
All move-in (except boats and large dealers) takes place:
  • Thursday, March 8 between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 9 between 6:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.



11. WHERE WILL MY BOOTH BE LOCATED?
Exhibitors who sign up before 12/31/17 will be allowed to select their own space, assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The sooner you sign up, the better your chances of selecting "prime" space.



12. CAN I SEE THE SHOW FLOOR PLAN?
Yes, click HERE to see the SHOW LAYOUT.



13. HOW MUCH DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED?
If booked prior to December 1, a $100 deposit is required.
If booked after January 1, a 50% deposit is required.
If booked after February 1, 100% is required.



14. ARE SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS MADE FOR MANUFACTURERS AND REGIONAL SALES REPS?
Yes. Company "reps" who are making no sales (display only) should use this form to register.
If you are unsure if your company qualifies call the show office at 401-826-2121.



15. ARE SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS MADE FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS?
A limited number of spaces are reserved each year for legitimate nonprofit groups.
Use this form to register. If you are unsure if your group qualifies call the show office at 401-826-2121.



16. HOW DO I SIGN UP?
This LINK will give you a special "Sign Me Up" PDF file. Complete and mail the form. Be sure to include your deposit check, payable to "RISAA". You can also FAX it in and pay by credit card. As soon as the form is received, we will contact you to discuss your needs and arrange your exhibit location.



17. I HAVE A QUESTION WHICH ISN'T ANSWERED HERE.
You can send an E-MAIL with your question or simply call the RISAA office at 401-826-2121



18. HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT AREA HOTELS?
This LINK will display information on Local Hotels.
Note that it is constantly updated, and most discounts are only available between January to Feb. 10.




Click to go to Show web site