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Midwest Member Chapter

Vendor Fair

10 September 2024 • Avalon Manor • Merrillville, Indiana, USA



Noon - 3 p.m.     Exhibitor Set-up
3 - 8 p.m.           Vendor Fair
3 - 7 p.m.           Beer with Cash Bar
4 - 7 p.m.           Free Buffet Dinner

The vendor fair is FREE to attend. A complimentary buffet dinner is included.
Hourly door prize drawings starting at 4 p.m. Spouses and guests are welcome.


US$500 members/US$645 non-members*
*Non-member rate includes AIST membership through 31 December 2025.
Booth includes:
◊ 8’ x 10’ space
◊ Blue and silver back drapes and side panels
◊ Identification sign (7” x 44”)
◊ 1 - 6’ x 2’ skirted display table
◊ 2 - folding chairs
Booth assignments will be made on 26 August 2024. If you participated in previous years, every effort will be made to give your company the same booth assignment. If you register after booth assignments are made or have never participated in the vendor fair, you will be notified with your new booth location.


Donate US$100 toward hourly raffle prize drawings. Available on the registration form.


Contact Kurt Schmiegel +1.219.764.4700 


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