Howdy potential exhibitors!  We would love to have you join our convention!

Exhibitor Information

The Texas Haunters Convention™ is a cash and carry style two day Halloween convention targeting Halloween and cosplay fans.

It is geared towards haunt owners, industry professionals, home haunters, families, trick or treaters, and just anyone who loves the Halloween season.

In addition to accessing the convention floor to take advantage of our exhibitor offerings, attendees will be able to participate in demonstrations, classes, make-n-takes, and other events. 

We are an exhibitor-friendly convention and want to make sure you enjoy the convention as much as our attendees do.  If you have any special requests don’t hesitate to reach out and contact us.

Below you will find links to the information you will need.

Event Space Registration

Ready to register for an event space?

Event space is assigned on a first come first served basis.

Click here to register now while space is available.

Host Hotel

Be sure to check out our special rates available at our host hotel for the convention. 

For more information go here.

Dates and Times

The Texas Haunters Convention™ important dates and times can be found below.  Also, check out our Schedule of Events page for information on all the events happening during the convention.

Convention Dates:

  • Saturday, July 27, 2019
  • Sunday, July 28, 2019

Onsite Registration Hours:

  • Friday, July 26th, 2019:
    • 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 27th, 2019:
    • 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
    • 6:60 PM to 10:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 28th, 2019:
    • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Convention Floor Hours:

  • Saturday, July 27th, 2019:
    • 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 28th, 2019:
    • 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Some exhibit spaces, as indicated on the Vendor Map, allow for optional extra hours during the Saturday party.

Installation / Load In:

  • Friday, July 26th, 2019:
    • 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 27th, 2019:
    • 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM

Tear Down / Load Out:

  • Sunday, July 28th, 2019:
    • 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM

Venue Address

Mesquite Convention Center
1750 Rodeo Drive 
MesquiteTX 75149

Mesquite Convention Center

Mesquite Convention Center

Exhibit Space Options

Below is a list of the available types of exhibit space options as well as what items are provided with each type.

A map of the convention floor can be found here.

Ceiling height is 25+ feet.

Electricity is not included but is available from the venue and may be requested from the registration page.

Exhibitor passes provide access to the convention floor only.  A maximum of two additional exhibitor passes may be purchased with a booth or bare floor space.   Extra exhibitor passes are not valid for table areas.

There are three types of table areas: Vendor, Celebrity, and Haunted House.  See registration descriptions for requirements of each type.

Click here to register now while space is available.

Tables

8’x6′ Exhibit Space

One Side of Aisle Access

6′ Table With Drape

2 Chairs

Wastepaper Basket

2 Exhibitor Passes

Standard Booth

10’x10′ Exhibit Space

Pipe and Drape Surround

One Side of Aisle Access

6′ Table With Drape

2 Chairs

Wastepaper Basket

2 Exhibitor Passes

Exhibitor End Booth

10’x10′ Exhibit Space

Pipe and Drape Surround

Two Sides of Aisle Access

6′ Table With Drape

2 Chairs

Wastepaper Basket

2 Exhibitor Passes

Bare Floor Space

20’x20′ Exhibit Space

Three Sides of Aisle Access

2 Exhibitor Passes

Parking:

Parking at the convention is free.  We ask that exhibitors, especially those with trailers, park in the farther away spaces to allow for easier parking for attendees.  

Exhibitor Benefits:

  • Free Convention Floor WiFi
  • Vendor Hospitality Room
  • Two Exhibitor Passes providing access to the convention floor

Specialty Equipment Use

Use of anything that creates haze, mist, fog, scent distribution, strobes, or loud noises should be discussed with the convention organizers well in advance of the convention.

We need to make sure the venue is prepared for these types of items from a facility and safety perspective.

Advertising and Sponsorship

Advertising and sponsorship options are available to exhibitors as well as industry related vendors.

To see the available advertising and sponsorship options click here.

Exhibitor Agreement

By registering and purchasing an event space you are agreeing to the Exhibitor Agreement.

A copy of the agreement may be downloaded here.

During onsite registration, an authorized representative of your company will be required to sign a physical copy of the agreement.

All vendors are subject to review and approval.  This is to verify vendors are theme appropriate and that we offer our attendees a variety of different vendor types.

Insurance

Our insurance covers the venue and our attendees only.  It does not cover any exhibitor merchandise!

Texas Haunters Convention and Texas Haunters Group, LLC is not liable for any damages to vendor merchandise.

Below are two popular companies offering exhibitor/vendor insurance if you do not already carry a policy and would like to cover your merchandise at the convention.  Texas Haunters Convention and Texas Haunters Group, LLC is not affiliated with either of them.

If you will be engaged in the below types of activities or similar, you must carry your own policy and proof of that policy must be provided to us prior to being allowed on the convention floor.  These include but are not limited to:

  • Stunts (such as stilt walking, charging, or sliding)
  • Attendee Activities (such as an escape room, maze, or zombie tag)

If you are engaged in these aforementioned activities, please add “Texas Haunters Group, LLC” and “Mesquite Convention Center” as additional insured to your policy.  You will then need to provide a copy of your policy either during onsite registration or by emailing us ahead of time insurance@texashauntersconvention.com.

If you have any insurance questions reach out for clarification using the above email address or the Contact Us form.

Sales Tax

Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and remitting applicable Texas sales taxes.

Privacy Policy

This site’s privacy policy can be viewed here or in the footer area of this website.

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