To register for the 2017 GFA Convention Vendor Expo (VE), please read the following information CAREFULLY, then complete the online form with payment and submit.
THE 2017 VENDOR EXPO IS NOW OPEN
YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF GFA TO REGISTER
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VE Location: The 2017 VE will be held in the California State University, Fullerton's (CSUF) School of Music. Space reservation deadline is May 8, 2017. Space is limited and will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. We will maintain a “wait list” once space fills. This year’s VE rooms will accommodate 42 tables. (Download floor plans COMING SOON.)
You must download and read the VE Contract (with complete information) before registration completion is permitted.
General VE Information:
When registration and payment is confirmed, vendor registrants (name and web OR email link as you will have provided in the registration form) will be added to our site’s main convention page. This page is updated on a weekly basis – thank you for your patience until your name/link is added.
Registrations completed by May 8, 2017, will be added to the VE list in our Convention Program and will be added to the Vendor Contact Information pages in our Program – this information will ONLY include your business name, web address and / or email address as you will have provided in the registration form (STREET ADDRESS NOT INCLUDED!).
Luthier Showcase: Registered luthiers and guitar dealers may be included in the Luthier Showcase by simply ticking the box provided on this registration form. The 2017 Luthier Showcase will be held Wednesday, June 21, at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm. There will be a cap of 30 guitars for the Luthier Showcase this year on a first-come first-serve basis, so luthiers, please register early to ensure your guitar is able to be played!
• Full table includes one (1) Convention pass. Limit 3 full tables per Vendor.
• Half table includes one (1) Convention pass.
• Vendor Assistant Pass includes one (1) Convention pass. (Available for Full AND Half table purchases.)
Companies needing more than one full table must purchase a second full table. Companies will not be offered the option of purchasing one full AND one half table together.
VE Floor Plans: Download and print for your records. Spaces are allocated on a first-come basis and will be assigned by the organizers in order to make the best use of space available. You may request to be positioned near/beside another vendor (use ‘Comments’ line item on registration form), but we cannot guarantee the position. Special table placement is accorded to our corporate sponsors.
To become a Corporate Sponsor see our Corporate Sponsor page
VE Hours: The VE will be open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday, June 20 through Friday, June 23; 10:00 am to 2 pm Saturday, June 24. The rooms will be locked at times other than the Vendor Expo hours.
VE Shipping & Return Shipping: This information is located in the VE Contract. Download and keep VE Contract.
VE Set-up for exhibitors is from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Monday, June 19.
VE Closing: Take down of all exhibits will begin at 2:00 pm and end at 4 pm on Saturday, June 24.