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Become a Vendor

The Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention is a two-day Halloween and paranormal convention with a charitable fundraising event that attracts haunt owners, paranormal fans, industry professionals, home haunters, and Halloween enthusiasts.

SEHEC takes place July 14 – 15, 2018 in Ocala, FL.  The venue is at 2300 SW 17th Rd., Ocala, FL 34471. Set-Up is July 13th afternoon,  Tradeshow is July 14 –15, Teardown is July 15th. SEHEC is exhibitor friendly.

Register below using the online form provided or download the Exhibitor Guide and Agreement and mail it in to the address below. Click here to see the Vendor Booth Availability. Exhibitors will be allowed to select their location based upon when they register; this is on a first-come-firsts-served basis.

As in all conventions, Vendor/Exhibitor Insurance is required. There are details about this required portion of the Agreement in the “Exhibitor Guide and Agreement”. If you do NOT have active coverage, the two most common providers are listed below. Often, you can get coverage for three days for under $50.
Two available sites for coverage are: ACT Insurance and Robertson Taylor.

The Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention, its employees and contractors are not responsible for any loss to exhibitor by reason of theft, transportation perils, fire, breakage, etc. The Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention requires each exhibitor to carry liability insurance in an amount not less than $1,000,000 bodily injury and property damage combined. Show management requires exhibitors to file a Certifcate of Liability Insurance naming “Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention” as additional insured.

Please make sure that your COI is valid for move in, trade show and move out dates.

2018 EXHIBITION DETAILS Available Space Options

• Booths come with 6′ table, two chairs, wastepaper basket, booth ID & number and two vendor badges. Vendors will be listed on the website.
• Standard 20-amp service is free and included.
• Wi-Fi is free and included.
• Booth sizes and rates are in the “Vendor Booth Options” information sheet.
• Exhibit Set-Up Hours: Friday, July 13th, 2018, Noon to approximately 7 PM.
Doors are open: Saturday, July 14th from 7:30 AM — 12:30 AM, Sunday, July 15th.
• Exhibit hall is open Friday, July 14th from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, July 15th from 9 AM — 2 PM.
• Teardown Hours Sunday, July 15th, 2 PM – 6 PM.
• Exhibitor Extra Benefits:
  – Exhibitors receive complimentary featured posts on our website, Facebook posts and placement in the show program.
  – Anything that creates a mist/fog/smell/loud noise should be discussed with the show organizer well in advance of the show. Our venue is very accommodating, but we need to make them aware of the unusual stuff that happens at a Haunt Convention.
• You are responsible for collecting and remitting sale taxes.
Payment is due in full by June 01, 2018
Ad sizes for program


SEHEC 2018 Vendor Booths & Options
Basic – (Tier 1) 10’ Wide Booth$150

• 6′ Table
• Two chairs
• Numbered booth sign
• Vendor Badges: up to two
• Trashcan
• Power: 20 Amp
• Free wireless Internet
• Internet banner and mention in the program
– (premium ad space is additional)
• Two of our 2-Day Convention passes
– (additional passes may be purchased at a vendor discount)
• Hospitality area access
• Does NOT include lunch or costume ball ticket


Basic-Plus – (Tier 2) 15’ Wide Booth – $225
• Includes: same items as the Tier 1, but more space, two tables and four chairs
• Vendor Badges: up to four
• Does NOT include lunch or costume ball ticket


Deluxe Medium – (Tier 3) 11.5’-13.5’ Wide Booth – $300
(Includes: Vendor Staff Lunch & “Haunted Eye Ball” Costume Ball Tickets)
• 6′ Table
• Two chairs
• Numbered booth sign
• Vendor Badges: up to two
• Trashcan
• Power: 20 Amp
• Free wireless Internet
• Internet banner and mention in the program
– (premium ad space is additional)
• Two of our 2-Day Convention passes
– (additional passes may be purchased at a vendor discount)
• Hospitality area access
• Lunch on Saturday and Sunday for two (addition lunches may be purchased)
• Two tickets to the Costume Ball on Saturday night (additional tickets can be purchased)


Deluxe Large – (Tier 4) 15’-17’ Wide Booth – $390
(Includes: Vendor Staff Lunch & “Haunted Eye Ball” Costume Ball Tickets)
• Includes: same items as the Tier 3 booth, but more space, two tables and four chairs
• Vendor Badges: up to four


Add-Ons to the all of the above Booth Area Packages
• Extra Lunch per day $12.00
• 1-Day Pass Guest Wristband $30
This is for Vendors ONLY. Purchase this for any guests you plan to have visit you at your booth that are not a part of the show.


Use the form below to expedite your booth selection.
Or download this PDF, fill it out and mail it to the address below. Mail payments made via check or money order to: EyePromote, Inc., 9875 NW Hwy 225A, Ocala, FL 34482.
Payments must be received by June 1, 2018.
SEHEC2018 – Exhibitor Guide and Agreement

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    Countdown to SEHEC



    FAQs

    DWhat are the dates of the event?

    - Friday night: Ocala Ghost Walk Tour: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM and away from the event venue. - Saturday day is the Convention Show and Courses: 8 AM to 6 PM - Saturday night is the "Haunted Eye Ball" adult costume party with food, freshly-brewed beer and local vineyard-produced wine, 8 PM to Midnight. - Sunday in the Convention Show and Courses: 9 AM - 2 PM.

    DWhat is a Make-n-Take?

    At the Make-n-Take courses, attendees will learn how to create cool Halloween items to use in October, or make items similar to ones you see in stores or in commercial Haunted Houses. You will have the opportunity to bring home the creepy creations you made that day.

    DWill there be anything to do Friday night?

    On Friday (the night before the event) we are offering a "Ocala Ghost Walk Tour" from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM to get folks in the mood for frightful fun. This popular evening walking tour is full of historical (the city for incorporated in 1885) references and spooky events. And yes, you visit places where spirits have been experienced! Are you ready for a possible encounter with the paranormal? Grab your camera because you never know what cool images you may capture! Want to use your FLIR or VEP recorder? Sure, bring it along.

    DWhat kind of speakers will there be?

    We have notable speakers who, throughout the day, will present seminars on various topics to assist the Halloween Enthusiast with ideas on how to enhance their Halloween celebration and lifestyle. Even paranormal seminars can be found!

    DWho will you have as vendors?

    We have numerous vendors of "spooky goods" so you can purchase or order your favorite creepy-cool item. Look under our Vendors menu to see who will be here.

    DWhat is the Haunted Eye Ball?

    "The Haunted Eye Ball" adult costume ball: We'll have a professional DJ spinning your favorite dance tunes so you can bust-a-move on our dance floor. Paid admission will include selections of food, beer and wine and two copies of your printed commemorative photo of your awesome costume at our photo booth. Dr. TerrorEyes demanded we have a costume contest! And, of course, there will be prizes and trophies awarded for the "Best Gal", "Best Guy" and "Best Couple". PLUS, there will be prizes given out during the night.

    DCan I bring my kids?

    Yes, of course! There will even be a Kids Creepy Crafting Area (12 and under): We have an area dedicated to teaching kids how make Halloween-related crafts which they can take home (with a small fee). Details coming.

    DWill there be security at the event?

    Safety is always a concern with groups. We will have security personnel present throughout the event to make sure we have a safe and secure venue. There is also 24-hour video surveillance.










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