This new show (and the entire Denver Coliseum Show) is sited on 50+ acres with 2,500 spaces of free parking. Admission is free. It is the second-largest event in Denver, surpassed only by the National Western Stock Show (and an occasional Super Bowl).
Show Days / Hours: Saturday, Sept 9 through Sunday, Sept 17, 2017. 10am to 6pm daily. Vendor access is 60 minutes before and 30 minutes after each show.
Set-Up Days / Hours: Thursday – Friday (Sept. 7 – 8) between 9am and 5pm. Bring your own dolly or hand-truck as these are not provided by the venue.
Pack-Up Days / Hours: 6pm – 11pm on Sunday, 17-Sept and if needed, by special request, can resume on Monday, 18-Sept from 9 am to 1 pm. However, there is no overnight security on Sunday night.
Advertising: This it is Denver’s most advertised event. The ad campaign allocates $175,000 on 140 billboards and back-lit bus shelters in Denver and Colorado Springs, front-page banners on two consecutive issues of the Sunday Denver Post, an aggressive on-line presence, and advertised or co-advertised on six pages of the July-August issue of Mineralogical Record. (The last issue that subscribers receive before the event.) If you wish to see the locations and viewership of the 140+ boards in our 2017 campaign click here to see the map. No other show works harder for your success!
Security: a uniformed guard will be stationed at the show 24×7 starting Thursday, Sept. 7th at 5 pm and remain until Sunday, Sept 17 at 11pm.
Lighting: make sure that your booth is well lit so that it stands out and attracts customers. LED light poles can be rented for only $75 per light for the 9-day show. You need just one per table. Reserve your LED light poles now and they will be at your booth when you arrive. Prices will be higher at the show. Click to rent from Show Off Lighting
Labeling: All specimens must be clearly labeled (or signed) with name and locality.
Booth Plan: We’re currently working on the booth plan (which must match the overhead electrical connection points) and when complete dealers will select their booth(s) in the order that they applied. The booth plan will be available by the end of Summer 2017.
Booth Payment: Full payment for electricity and tables (if any) shall be made at the time of application. If the application is emailed or faxed, then payment shall be received within 7 days of the Vendor receiving their e-invoice via email.
Cancellation: Release from contract is possible by emailed request, and any electricity / table fee refund subject to the following schedule:
Before July 9, 2017: Full Refund ———– July 9, 2017 or later: No Refund
Photos of Venue: The following photos were taken during the January 2017 National Western Stock Show.