ARTIST/VENDOR CHECK-IN FOR CREDENTIALS
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2023
12 NOON - 12AM
ARTIST/VENDOR BOOTH SET-UP
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2023
5:00PM - 12AM
You can choose to get credentials and get it out of the way until the room is ready, or you can choose to get credentials and set up at 5pm. You're call!
** ONE (1) REPRESENTATIVE FROM YOUR BOOTH SHOULD ARRIVE AT CHECK-IN TO PICK-UP CREDENTIALS AND RECEIVE BOOTH PLACEMENT. WE CANNOT HAND OUT INDIVIDUAL ARTIST OR VENDOR CREDENTIALS.
** ATTN: BOOTH MANAGERS: Please confirm with all artists or vendors coming with you that they have checked their text messages, and received very important information, including:
- Check-in AND Set-Up Times
- Health Department Inspection Info (tattoo artists only)
FYI . . . after initial health department inspection on Friday, the health department has notified us they will be on-site throughout the weekend, spot checking for compliance.
-EACH 8' x 10' booth includes 3 complimentary passes.
-Up to 5 additional passes can be purchased PER BOOTH at check in on Thursday ONLY for $20each.
-Each booth is provided with 8' high x 10' wide pipe and drape in the back, and side-rails (varies with # of booths purchased), two (2) 6' x 24" tables (one skirted and covered in plastic, the other only covered in plastic), two (2) chairs, waste basket, biohazardous waste and sharps container(s) (tattoo artists only), and electricity. You must supply your own extension cords and power strips. The hotels does not have power strips on-site, so please be sure to come independently prepared.
There will be thermofax and copy machine(s) for use in the artist areas, as well as wi-fi. Wi-fi password is Tattoo23.
Florida Gulf Coast Tattoo Expo requires artist that you operate complying with State and local laws and requirements included in this link.
Arrive at 10am on Friday to begin your health inspection prep!! The health department will arrive at 10:30am to begin inspection.
THE FOLLOWING WILL BE ENFORCED:
ALL ARTISTS, AND ALL CURRENT AND VALID LICENSES MUST BE IN PLACE AND ON DISPLAY FOR HEALTH DEPARTMENT INSPECTION BY 10:30AM, FRIDAY, 6/23/2022.
WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. YOU MUST ABIDE BY THEIR RULES AND INSPECTION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, OR THEY HAVE THE ABILITY TO NOT PERMIT AN ARTIST/SHOP TO TATTOO.
AS IT WOULD BE TOO LATE TO SELL THE BOOTH IN THE EVENT THIS HAPPENS, NO REFUNDS ARE PROVIDED
If you are sharing a booth, remember that S.F.T.E. reserves the right to approve ALL exhibitors a minimum of 30 days prior to the show. All money received for booth space is non-refundable. NO TATTOO EQUIPMENT or COLOR PIGMENT is to be displayed for sale to the public. No person under the age of 18 will be tattooed or pierced. Booth holders are required to keep their booth space clean, set-up and staffed during show hours.