Do I need insurance?
Yes - All businesses participating in the event are required to have Public Liability Insurance of minimum $10 million valid from the date move-in through to the end of move-out. A copy of your insurance is required to be presented upon booking.
Who can become a stall holder?
Anyone with a sense of fun, love of dogs and the following is very welcome. Preference is given to products and produce that is pet related.
Can I share a stall space with another business/company?
Shared spaces are not permitted, if you would like to be placed next to another exhibitor please request via email:
How much is a stall, how big will it be and what does it include?
We have three options available to suit all business types:
1) Commercial Exhibitor Booth Cost: $750 (incl GST) for full weekend (double booths available)
3.3m(L) x 2.5m(W) 2.04m(H) Modular exhibition booth covered in quality, velcro-compatible, light blue frontrunner material with electrical, lighting and fascia signage
2) Single Bare Booth Cost: $400 (incl GST) for full weekend
We invite you to make your space your own with branded gazebos signage and table clothes.
Stall holders must provide own equipment and infrastructure to suit a 3m x 3m space.
3) BYO Table Cost: $250 (incl GST) for full weekend
Perfect for small pet related businesses! We invite you to bring along a 1.2m trestle table and make the space your own.
*All exhibiting businesses are to be present on both event days
You don’t just receive a space on the day – you get so much more!
We want to help promote and grow your business so we will constantly promote you.
* Allocated stall space
* Marketing and PR as follows:
A listing of your business on The Pup Cup Dog Grooming Competition & Expo website ‘Expo’ page of this website. You will need to supply: a logo or picture, contact information, Facebook page/website details and a brief outline of your business. (this will be filled out on the booking form)
The listings will be updated around 4-6 weeks prior to the event and will remain on the website for approx. 6-8 weeks after the event you have booked for.
Exhibitor shout-outs on The Pup Cup Dog Grooming Competition & Expo Facebook page.
Press releases sent out to local media advertising the event
Distribution of flyers at local vets, dog grooming salons and pet supplies
An opportunity to provide a 10 minute presentation on the PUP CUP stage within the exhibition area
What are the set up/pack up times?
Friday 31st July (Move in) 11am - 4pm
Saturday 1st August 8am - 6pm
Sunday 2nd August 7.30am - 6pm
Exhibitors must keep their space clean and tidy to the satisfaction of the event organiser and must not leave rubbish or other material at the venue. Please place any waste in the bins provided. Being a public event, it is advised that all stall holders pack up at the end of Saturday to minimise the risks of theft.
*No stall holder is to pack up early without the consent of the event staff. Health and safety is paramount and must be met at all times.
CAN I BRING MY DOG?
Contestants and Exhibitors are permitted to bring their dogs.
We invite your dogs to attend with you under these conditions:
All dogs are to be restrained and supervised at all times
All dogs are to be well socialised with other dogs, pets and humans of all ages
All animal waste is to be picked up and placed in the bins provided
All dogs in attendance must be in good health, microchipped, vaccinated and free from parasites
*If your dog is aggressive, known to mark objects, in heat or barks excessively do not bring them
*All those who attend are entering at their own risk.
The event staff reserves the right to refuse access or request those to leave who break the conditions above.
The public are not permitted to bring their pets.
Once you have unloaded and unpacked, we ask that you move your vehicle to the nearby car park.
The event is held indoors and will run in all weather conditions unless it’s dangerous.
If dangerous weather so happens e.g flash flooding, cyclonic weather etc. the event will be cancelled and drafted for another weekend.