Miami Book Fair will be holding its 34th Fair on November 12-19. As an exhibitor, you are invited to be part of the Street Fair starting Friday, November 17 through Sunday, November 19, 2017. (Author presentations begin on November 12). Our exhibitors are a vital part of the event, and we hope you can join us this year.
In order to exhibit at the Miami Book Fair you must either sell books, book-related products, or promote a literacy-oriented program. You must either be a bookseller, publisher, or a non-profit organization focused on literacy or educational issues.
In downtown’s central business district surrounding the Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, which will be closed to street traffic.
Street Fair hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day – Friday, November 17; Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2017. Exhibitor booths must remain in operation throughout these hours.
Exhibitors who cancel will receive a refund, but will be charged a $200.00 penalty fee only if written notice is received by August 1, 2017. Cancellations made after August 1, 2017 will receive NO REFUND.
Set-up & Registration
Exhibitors will receive specific instructions regarding unloading, registration and setting up booth prior to event. Please be aware that the process followed in previous years will be changing.
For your reference, there are a number of hotels close to the fairgrounds, including: Courtyard by Marriott, 305.374.3000; Holiday Inn, 305.371.4400; Hilton Miami Downtown 305.374.0000; Marriott Biscayne Bay, 305.374.3900; Hyatt Regency Miami, 305.358.1234.
Florida Sales Tax Number
To exhibit at the Book Fair, all exhibitors must provide their Federal ID Number or Social Security Number. A “Sales and Use Tax Return” form (DR-15CS) from the State of Florida Department of Revenue will be provided in your registration packet. Exhibitors are responsible for collection and remittal of all sales taxes. Fees and assessments required by any applicable federal, state, or local laws in connection with exhibitor participation in the Fair is the sole responsibility of the exhibitor.
To ensure public safety and handicap accessibility, passable walkways must be maintained at all times. All exhibitors must keep all displays and materials within the constraints of the booth space(s). Handing out of flyers or merchandise to fairgoers outside of assigned booth space is not allowed. Failure to adhere to these directions will result in your removal from the Fair.
Weather can be unpredictable. One large plastic cover will be provided for each table. Exhibitors are encouraged to bring additional protective covering to protect their merchandise. Miami Book Fair International will not be held responsible for damage done to books or merchandise by inclement weather.