If I am a Food and Beverage vendor, can I sell my product?
Levy Restaurants holds the exclusive rights to all food and beverage distribution within the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). You cannot sell food and/or beverage at LACC, but you may take orders and ship orders once off the LACC grounds. Vendors may sample food or beverages following Levy Restaurants guidelines: Food sample size is limited to 2oz portion for pre-packaged food; Beverage sample size is limited to 4oz of non-alcoholic beverages. Vendors who choose to sample food and/or beverages will need to obtain a County of Los Angeles Temporary Food Facility permit.
What documents are required to exhibit?
All vendors/exhibitors are required to maintain $1,000,000 in comprehensive insurance and to name The McCourt Foundation as an additional insured to the policy. Please email your Certificate of Insurance (COI) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Vendors/exhibitors who choose to sample food and/or beverages will need to obtain a County of Los Angeles Temporary Food Facility permit. Document available http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/eh/docs/Events/FoodFacilityApp.pdf . Vendors/exhibitors who choose to sell product or take orders for sales at the expo will be required to hold either an ongoing or temporary sellers permit. For more information regarding temporary sellers permits, please visit CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
If I want to sell product at our booth, what permits/fees do we need to know about?
If you participate in California conventions and trade shows and make sales or take orders for sales at or during the conventions or trade shows, you will generally be required to hold either an ongoing or temporary seller’s permit. For in-state retailers, you must obtain an ongoing seller’s permit. Out-of-state retailers that exceed specific sales thresholds are required to obtain an ongoing seller’s permit. Retailers not exceeding these thresholds are only required to obtain a temporary seller’s permit. For more information regarding these thresholds, please visit CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
If I am a CBD vendor, can I sell or sample my product?
Only hemp-derived and topical (non-ingestible) CBD products are allowed for sale or sampling. Edible (ingested) CBD products are prohibited. Hemp-derived CBD products must be labeled in accordance to California AUMA Business and Professions Code.
What is the drayage fee (moving freight between vehicle and booth) at the expo?
If bringing freight to the expo, please note the drayage costs are based off weight for larger quantities. For more information on moving items between your vehicle and your booth, visit https://blaine.boomerecommerce.com Exhibitors with smaller exhibit material shipments, cartload services are available through Blaine services. For more information email@example.com
What is included with my booth reservation?
Every 10’x10’ space will include pipe and drape backdrop, 3’ side divider, 6’ tables, and 2 chairs. Is parking included with my reservation? Parking is not included with booth reservation. Please adhere to the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) daily parking rates https://www.lacclink.com/attendees/parking