Welcome to the show information page!

Thank you for exhibiting with us. At Forever and Company, we are dedicated to producing quality wedding shows and making your experience successful and rewarding.

Please take time to read our Wedding Show information below. Having complete and accurate details, ensures that the show will run smoothly and efficiently for everyone.

XOXO, Dom & Laura, Emily, Kelly, and Katharyne

 

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  • Summer Wedding Show Vendor Information - August 13th & 14th, 2022

    INFORMATION TO BE UPDATED

    SHOW LOCATION

    FIRST THINGS FIRST

    • Request to join our Facebook Forever and Company Wedding Pros Group to stay connected with all things Wedding Shows!
    • Post/Share on your social media platforms that you’ll be at the show

    VENDOR TIPS

    • Vendor Tips
    • Wedding show supply list
    • Historic attendance for planning your supply/budget needs (pandemic may skew results)
      • engaged couples // average 600
      • total attendance // average 1,600
      • exhibiting businesses // average 130

    DATES AND DEADLINES

    • Thursday, July 14, 2021| Tips for Successful Exhibiting Workshop
      • Zoom Meeting
      • 6 pm – 8 pm
      • RSVP
    • Friday, July 15, 2021| Final Payment Due
      • Log into your Vendor Portal to make this payment if you are not already set up on a payment plan.
    • Friday, July 29, 2021| Booth Preferences Deadline
      • Company Data
      • Electricity / Wireless Internet
      • Tables / Linens
      • Booth Location
      • Name Badges
    • Thursday/Friday, August 11 & 12 | Vendor Move-In
      • Enter from the rear of the Jim Graham Building (facing Hillsborough St)
      • Thursday from 3p – 8p
        • Preferred move in for box trucks and cargo trailers is on Thursday, August 11th from 3p – 8p
        • Preferred move in for any vehicle that will be on display at the show
      • Friday from 10a – 8p
    • Saturday/Sunday, August 13 & 14 | Summer Show Hours
      • Saturday from 11a – 4p | doors open at 8a for Vendors
      • Sunday from 11a – 4p | doors open at 9a for Vendors

    BOGO CODE

    • Share BOGO code SUMFCBOGO with your clients and on social media
    • General admission tickets, bundles and ticket packs are available online

    MOVE-IN PROCEDURE

    • All vendors must adhere to the move in times/schedule
    • Pull your vehicle inside the building
    • Check in is required at the time of move in
    • Staff/carts will be available for unloading your vehicle

    MOVE-OUT PROCEDURE

    • DO NOT break down prior to the end of the show at 4pm. Early break down jeopardized F&Co insurance and poses a danger to the public. It makes us vulnerable to false advertising accusations.  It is considered unprofessional and reflects poorly on your business.
    • At 4pm, you are permitted to pack up your booth
      • Once organized, you may drive your vehicle into the building for loading.
      • Look for a staff member with a cart or begin to load out on your own
      • Your booth must be completely packed up and all items MUST be removed from the premises Sunday Night, August 14th.  NOTHING can be left at the NC State Fairgrounds.

    FASHION SHOW

      • Saturday, August 13
        • 12:30p | First Fashion Show
        • 2:30p | Second Fashion Show
      • Sunday, August 14
        • 12:30p | First Fashion Show
        • 2:30p | Second Fashion Show
      • Hair + Make-up begins at 9am each day

    HOW TO REACH OUR TEAM

    • Emergency contact during show hours
      • Dominick | Show Manager | 919-696-4102
      • Emily | Business Manager | 919-455-4533
    • Show hours for staff
      • Beginning Wednesday, August 11th @ 9am on location
    • Regular office hours
    • Team Members
      • Laura DiGirolamo | Creative Director
      • Dominick DiGirolamo | Show Manager
      • Emily Hayes | Business Manager
      • Kelly Heath | Sales Representative
      • Katharyne Mascia | Social Media Coordinator
    • Office Closed
      • Monday, August 15th & Tuesday, August 16th

    Show Sponsors

    • BrideGenie
    • Chandelier Wedding & Event Venue
    • CE Rentals
    • Crystal Coast
    • Men’s Wearhouse

    Contributors

    • A Special Event
    • Absolute AV
    • Pinup Studio
    • Simpsound Productions
    • Triangle DJ Association

    Media Partners

    • IHeart Media: G105 | B93
    • Capitol Broadcasting: WRAL FM
  • Winter Wedding Show Vendor Information - January 2023

    SHOW LOCATION

    FIRST THINGS FIRST


    VENDOR TIPS

    • Vendor Tips
    • Wedding show supply list
    • Historic attendance for planning your supply/budget needs
      • engaged couples // average 900
      • total attendance // 2000
      • exhibiting businesses // 210+

    DATES AND DEADLINES | WEDDING SHOW CALENDAR | *DATES WILL BE UPDATED CLOSER TOO SHOW*

    • Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Tips for Successful Exhibiting Workshop
      • Zoom Meeting
      • 6 pm – 8 pm
      • RSVP for Zoom Meeting Link
    • Friday, December 10, 2021| Final Payment Deadline
      • Log into your Vendor Portal to make this payment if you are not already set up on a payment plan.
    • Friday December 24, 2021 | Booth Preferences Deadline
      • Company Data
      • Electricity / Wireless Internet
      • Tables / Linens
      • Booth Location
      • Name Badges
    • Thursday & Friday, January 6 & 7, 2022 | Vendor Move-In
      • Enter from the rear of the Jim Graham Building (facing Hillsborough St)
      • Thursday from 3p – 8p
        • Preferred move in for box trucks and cargo trailers is on Thursday, January 6th from 3p – 8p
      • Friday from 10a – 8p
    • Saturday/Sunday, January 8 & 9, 2021 | Winter Show Hours
      • Saturday from 11a – 4p | doors open at 8a for Vendors
      • Sunday from 11a – 4p | doors open at 9a for Vendors

    BOGO CODE

    • Share this BOGO code FCBogo with your clients and on social media
    • General admission tickets, bundles and ticket packs are available online

    MOVE-IN PROCEDURE

    • All vendors must adhere to the move in times/schedule
    • Pull your vehicle inside the building
    • Check in is required at the time of move in
    • Staff/carts will be available for unloading your vehicle

    MOVE-OUT PROCEDURE

    • DO NOT break down prior to 4pm. Early break down jeopardized F&Co insurance and poses a danger to the public. It makes us vulnerable to false advertising accusations.  It is considered unprofessional and reflects poorly on your business.
    • At 4pm, you are permitted to pack up your booth
      • Once organized, you may drive your vehicle into the building for loading.
      • Look for a staff member with a cart or begin to load out on your own
      • Your booth must be completely packed up and all items MUST be removed from the premises Sunday Night, January 9th.  NOTHING can be left at the NC State Fairgrounds.

    FASHION SHOW

      • Saturday, January 8
        • 12:30p | First Fashion Show
        • 2:30p | Second Fashion Show
      • Sunday, January 9
        • 12:30p | First Fashion Show
        • 2:30p | Second Fashion Show
      • Hair + Make-up starts at 9am on each day

    HOW TO REACH OUR TEAM

    • Emergency contact during show hours
      • Dominick | Show Producer | 919-696-4102
      • Emily | Business Manager | 919-455-4533
    • Show hours for staff
      • Beginning Tuesday, January 5th @ 9am on location
    • Regular office hours
    • Team Members
      • Laura DiGirolamo | Creative Director
      • Dominick DiGirolamo | Show Producer
      • Emily Hayes | Business Manager
      • Kelly Heath | Sales Representative
      • Katharyne Mascia | Social Media Coordinator
    • Office Closed
      • Monday, January 10th + Tuesday, January 11th

    Show Sponsors

    • BrideGenie
    • Chandelier Wedding & Event Venue
    • CE Rentals
    • Crystal Coast
    • Men’s Wearhouse

    Contributors

    • A Special Event
    • Absolute AV
    • Pinup Studio
    • Simpsound Productions
    • Triangle DJ Association

    Media Partners

    • IHeart Media: G105 | B93
    • Capitol Broadcasting: WRAL FM
  • Spring Wedding Show Vendor Information - March 2023

    Show Info to Come