rules & regulations
All exhibitor vehicles must have the proper parking pass prominently displayed at all times when accessing
the parking lot. All vehicles must be parked in legitimate, clearly marked standard parking spaces in the
Northwest parking lot of Suburban Collection Showplace. Parking in fire lanes, in front of marked exits, on islands,
or any other non-paved areas will not be permitted at any time. The Suburban Collection Showplace reserves the
right to tow, at owner's expense, any vehicle improperly parked on its site without prior notification.
No overnight parking of any vehicle, truck, trailer etc. will be allowed without proper authorization.
Exhibitor Entrance and Exit
Without exception, all exhibitors will be required to park in the Northwest parking areas and enter the
building from the North entrances ONLY. All parking on the South and East sides of the building will be reserved
for event attendees. Move-in will be permitted through the designated area determined for each show. At no
time is move-in permitted through the facility’s lobby or pre function spaces. This rule will be strictly
enforced by Security and Suburban Collection Showplace personnel.
During bad weather months, any vehicle (for move-in or display) brought into the facility will be required
to be hosed off prior to entrance.
The Suburban Collection Showplace reserves the right to inspect all cartons, packages, containers or coolers
brought in or out of the facility at any time.
Outside alcohol is strictly prohibited from being brought into Suburban Collection Showplace.
Suburban Collection Showplace is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is allowed outside in designated smoking areas.
No doors may be propped open for any reason, at anytime, as it is a violation of the fire ordinance.
Signs & Tape
All signs and banners must be hung only by authorized personnel. At no time
will exhibitors be allowed to adhere anything to the walls or columns.
Exhibitors will be strictly prohibited from using any unauthorized style
of tape or adhesive substance within the facility, including the "show
floor". Absolutely no tape will be allowed on the walls & columns,
and only the specific, acceptable types are allowed on the floors. Duct tape,
plastic double sided tape, and masking tape are strictly prohibited! Only
cloth backed, carpet tape will be allowed. Proper tape can be purchased from
the service desk.
Any damage caused by the use of unauthorized adhesive substances will be billed to the damager.
Exhibitors are prohibited from bringing in flammable advertising/decorating materials to the facility. All
such material to be used for decorative or advertising purposes must first be treated with a flame-retardant,
and such use shall be in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and municipal fire and safety rules and
regulations. All flammable liquids and gases are prohibited without prior written consent from the Suburban Collection
The Suburban Collection Showplace does not allow helium tanks within the building or on the premise. Exhibitors with
prior approval can have helium balloons to decorate their booth, but may not hand balloons to attendees.
A charge will be applied to retrieve balloons from the ceiling.
Exhibitors who will have a display vehicle within their booth must adhere to the following:
- Disconnected battery
- Less than 1/8 of a tank of gas
- Locked or taped gas cap.
Exhibitors must follow these electrical rules:
- No cords allowed on the ground in foot traffic areas or under carpet
- Cords without a ground are not permitted
- All cords must have 3 prongs and may not be damaged
- Fusible cord strips must be used in any multi plug situation
- No cube taps are allowed.
- Any display that uses water must have a G.F.I.
Please contact our Utilities Manager, Terri Freytag, with any further
questions you may have at 248-348-5600 ext. 205 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Any type of emergency equipment, entrances or exits shall not be blocked or obstructed under any circumstances.
If you plan on having any type of food samples as part of your display you will need to call the Oakland County
Health Department for a proper license. If you plan to sell any type of food item you must receive prior approval
from the Suburban Collection Showplace. If you have specific questions, please contact our Exposition Food and Beverage
Manager, Bob Bowman, at 248-348-5600 ext. 214 or email@example.com.