You will receive your space assignment as soon as it is available. You
will receive a map of the layout, which will clearly identify where your
space is located.
Fire code requires the NFPA 701 rating for interior
use of any canopy. All pop-up tents used must therefore meet NFPA 701
ratings. Each canopy must have this rating attached to it
or you can supply a letter from the manufacturer that
states it meets the guidelines (but it has to tie to the
specific canopy’s serial number(s) that you have at the
). Canopies not meeting this guideline will be taken
down so we can open the show on time.
Please submit your picture of the rating tag if you wish
to use a pop-up tent for your location. If you have not
previously received approval of your tent’s indoor fire
rating please provide a photograph of your tent’s
certification patch. (Look on the inside in one of the
All pop-up tents must be erected and ready for inspection by 9:00 am Friday. The Grand
Traverse Metro Fire Department Fire Marshal will be walking thru the event on Friday
morning at 9:00 am to make sure that we all comply.
Raffles may only be conducted by official Bell’s Iceman sponsors with approval from the Expo Crew.
Payment is due in full with receipt of application. Space is limited. Reserve early!
There Are No Refunds! Click Here to go to Payment.
Sales are permitted within Ice Cycle Expo spaces on Friday and at the BISSELL
Celebration Zone Saturday.
Spaces shall be so arranged as not to obstruct the general view nor hide the exhibits of
others. There may be some height restrictions to your space you choose.
Subletting of Space
Vendor shall not assign, sublet, or apportion the whole, or any part of the space
assigned, nor have representatives, equipment or materials from other firms than his
own in the exhibit space without prior consent of event management.
All sampling of products must be conducted within your assigned Expo space unless
prior arrangements have been made. Vendors roaming the venues without prior consent
of management will be asked to leave.
Construction & Tear Down
Construction and Tear-down may not take place during event hours. Event management
reserves the right to restrict each exhibit to a maximum noise level and to suitable
methods of operation and display materials. In the event such an eviction or restriction is
enforced, management will not be liable for refunding rental fees or funds for exhibition
equipment rental, except at its own discretion. Vendor agrees that management may
substitute the actual space assigned to exhibit if necessary.
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Parking All vendors and suppliers are required to park in the overflow lot by the water tower to
the north of the Main Resort Parking Lot after they have unloaded Expo materials. Our
great volunteer group will be helping transport materials
to your space again this year! The driveway to Governors’ Hall is a Fire Lane so
there is NO PARKING by the loading area. Please be considerate of this and our
volunteer groups that are assisting with the Expo Set Up.
Timber Ridge Resort Vendor Parking NO personal vehicles will be allowed into the Iceman Celebration Zone. All
vendor/employee vehicles must be parked in the Vendor Parking outside the Celebration
Zone. Vendors’ logo-ed vehicles may be parked at their specific space as outlined in the
Contract and if their fees are paid in full. The Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge team is
striving to make the Timber Ridge Resort venue a vehicle free experience. The
Iceman Cometh Challenge reserves the right to allow or disallow any and all vehicles
from the TRR expo regardless of the contract.