Vendor Load In: Saturday, November 17, 2018 7AM - 9:45AM

Vendor Load Out: Saturday, November 17, 2018 9PM - 12PM (additional time, additional cost)

You will be notified of your application status within two business days.


Silly String, confetti, glitter, fog machines, hazers, lit candles, smoke and unsecured helium balloons are not permitted at Plano Event Center. Only low adhesive painters tape may be used to attach to surfaces.

Fire Code Requirements

Drapes, curtains, table coverings and skirts, carpet or any materials used in exhibits or as props must be flame retardant and be accompanied by a Fire Certificate of Flame Resistance. All such materials are subject to inspection and on-site testing by the Fire Marshal. Fire-fighting equipment, fire extinguishers, fire hose cabinets, exits and/or exit signage may not be hidden or obstructed. City of Plano Fire Codes are strictly enforced by Plano Event Center. The Fire Marshal’s decision will be considered final.

Load In & Load Out

A loading bay is located on the south end of the building and affords easy access to the facility. A street level load-in door enters directly into Collinwood on the west side. To maintain safe and efficient operations, Plano Event Center will retain complete control over all loading dock space.

Contractors and exhibitors loading in and out of the facility must do so through the loading dock. Loading in or loading out will not be permitted through other areas of the facility. The exhibit hall loading doors must be closed one hour prior to start of show in order to provide appropriate heating and cooling levels.

Vehicles on Display

The City of Plano Fire Regulations requires any vehicle displayed inside the facility to meet the following criteria:

  • Batteries shall be disconnected in an approved manner.
  • Vehicles or equipment shall not be fueled or defueled within the building or on the surrounding property.
  • Fuel in the fuel tank shall not exceed one-eighth of the tank capacity.
  • Fuel systems shall be inspected for leaks.
  • The location of vehicles or equipment shall not obstruct or block exits or exit signage.
  • Fuel in Once a vehicle is placed, Visqueen is to remain under the vehicle as carpet protection.
  • Vehicles may not be relocated during show hours.
  • All exhibit vehicle keys must be in the possession of the Event Coordinator in case of emergency

Thank you for your request to cover our event. Please understand that not all applications can be approved.

A Media/Press Pass provides access to all public areas of the event. Any requests for additional access should be made in advance.

In order to qualify for Media/Press credentials, your assignment must be verified and all arrangements already made with us and your editor.

Please help us by providing detailed information about your coverage plans. We want to know how the content you are creating at our event will be used. All plans for the photos, videos, interviews, etc, all need to be proposed and approved.

Please be as specific as possible about any on-site broadcasting, or filming, live or not, that you plan to do. We reserve the right to revoke approval at any time. Intentionally attempting to promote anyone or any aspect of our event in a negative way will result in an immediate termination of any agreement and you may be required to leave the premises.

You will be notified of your application status within two business days if it is approved or not.

Vendor Application

Please submit the application below.

Contact Info

The name to be listed on the Artist List and on the space/booth.

Vendor Spaces

More than one space can be ordered at a time.

Add as many as you would like.

Briefly tell us about your business, what you would like to sell or promote at the event, and if you're looking for a table or booth space. Also, please provide links such as Website, Facebook, etc.