Exhibitor FAQs

  • When will I be exhibiting?
    • Participants that have purchased a Half Booth or a Full Booth will exhibit on Friday, November 22nd – Sunday, November 24th 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • How many books should I bring? Is there a limit?
    • There is no limit to the amount of books an exhibitor can bring. All exhibitors are recommended to gauge the needs of their own organization.
  • How much should I sell my books for?
    • Each organization must price their books independently. The Miami Book Fair cannot determine the price of your books.
  • Does the Book Fair take any of our sales?
    • No
  • Is book storage included?
    • All participants with Full or Half Booths are eligible to purchase storage for their books prior to the Fair for a fee. Please refer to Exhibitor application for specific details.
  • How do I apply to become an exhibitor?
    • All applications must be processed via the online exhibitor application
  • How do I submit payment?
    • We accept credit card, certified checks (Please make checks payable to: ) and money orders. Please refer to the Exhibitor application for further details.
  • When is the deadline for submitting an application?
    • Applications will not be accepted after October 31, 2019
  • What happens to my booth after hours?
    • Miami Dade College provides 24-hour security after hours. All booths must be draped down and secure to protect exhibitor merchandise at the end of the day.
  • Can I bring my own tables and chairs?
    • Additional tables and chairs are available for purchase on our online application, and onsite during Check-in.
  • Is there onsite help available with booth set up?
    • ​No. Unfortunately, with very limited staff, the Miami Book Fair cannot provide assistance with booth set up or break down. All exhibitors are suggested to bring their own handcarts and assistance when loading and unloading their materials.
  • When can I set up my booth?
    • The morning of the Friday of the Street Fair exhibitors will have an opportunity to set up and bring all their supplies to their booths before 8:00 am are open to the public. All exhibitors will receive details about set-up and check-in via email prior to the event.
  • Can I select my booth location?
    • No, booth location will be given to you upon check in.
  • Does the Fair provide electricity to exhibitors? If so, how much would the fee be?
    • The Miami Book Fair offers electricity to all Full and Half booth exhibitors for a fee. Please see Exhibitor application for more details.
  • Are we able to do a book signing?
    • All exhibitors all welcomed to have authors sign their books in their booth times.
  • Are there any materials/ books that we are not allowed to sell at the Fair?
    • All materials other than books must be book related and must be approved by the Miami Book Fair for sale.
  • Does the ID banner only show the fair’s logo or will the fair allow an exhibitor to show its company logo? Is there an extra cost?
    • The ID banner will only show the Fair’s/College’s logos, there are no exceptions to the rule.

Writer’s Row FAQs

  • As a Writer’s Row participant, how many days can I exhibit?
    • Writer’s Row participants can exhibit on Friday, Saturday, OR Sunday of the Street Fair.
  • Can I purchase a table or a chair for my Writer’s Row booth?
    • Additional chairs are available for purchase for Writer’s Row participants during the application process or onsite during check-in.
  • Can multiple authors share a Writer’s Row booth?
    • No.
  • ​Does the Fair provide electricity to Writer’s Row participants?
    • No.