January 27 – 30, 2019
Miami Beach Convention Center

Exhibitor FAQ’s

Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Original Miami Antique Show.


I would like to share a booth with another vendor. Is this possible?

Sure is! Click Here for the contract.


When can I start setting up my booth?

Exhibitors are permitted to move-in on Thursday, January 24th at 8:00 am through Saturday, January 26th at 4:00 pm based on their targeted move-in date and time.


Can I come early on show dates to set up my booth?

Yes, exhibitors will be permitted access to the show floor at 9:00 am. Please remember to bring your photo ID as badges will be checked during exhibitor access hours prior to the show.


Are children allowed at the show?

Due to safety restrictions, children 17 and under are not allowed on the show floor during move-in or move-out. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult during show days. Minors may accompany exhibitors during exhibitor access hours on show days. Strollers are allowed during show days.


Are animals allowed at the Miami Beach Convention Center?

A service animal is any animal that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Service animals must be leashed at all times. Please note: Emotional support animals, comfort animals, or therapy animals are not service animals and are not allowed in the Miami Beach Convention Center. For more information, please contact the Miami Beach Guest Services Desk at 786-276-2763.


Do I need insurance?

Yes, all exhibitors are required to have their own insurance. The Original Miami Beach Antique Show does not provide any type of insurance coverage for the property and/or personnel of exhibiting companies. Exhibitors must maintain insurance and show proof that meets the requirements outlined in the insurance section of the service manual here.


Can I store my empty boxes in or around my booth?

No, the storage of empty boxes is not permitted on the show floor. There will be a designated area on show site to keep empty crates, cartons and boxes. Please be certain to mark each with the company name and booth number. In addition, equipment, packing materials, empty containers/boxes, wooden pallets are not allowed to be stored behind your booth. Space behind booths should remain free as they are utility aisles. Fire Marshal will request exhibitor(s) to remove any items stored behind booths.


Can I leave merchandise in my booth overnight?

Exhibitors are not permitted to leave any jewelry in showcases overnight, whether or not the cases are locked, unless private guard service has been secured for the booth. Exhibitors who require private guards must employ the official security contractor (Reliable Security Services).


Will there be security on-site?

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, Show Management makes every effort to provide protection for exhibitors’ merchandise and displays. Show management will provide perimeter guard service on a 24-hour basis, starting with move-in until move-out. If private guard service is needed, exhibitors must employ the official security contractor (Reliable Security Services). Additionally, the Miami Beach Police Department will have a presence during the show, including overnight K-9 units.


Will WiFi be available at the show?

Internet services are not included with your booth package. If you require these services for your booth, please refer to the vendor order forms here.


Can I ship items prior to move-in?

Yes, both advance shipments and direct shipments can be made. Advance shipments must arrive no later than January 18, 2019 to the EXPO Advanced Warehouse.  Direct shipments to the Miami Beach Convention Center may arrive January 25-26, 2019. Shipping labels will be provided soon.


I received an email/phone call about my hotel or attendee lists. Is this legitimate?

Please be aware of solicitations for hotels, advertising and purchasing attendee lists. All legitimate affiliations will be displayed through your exhibitor console or our website. Please contact show management directly if you have any questions.


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