A trade show is an event that is typically designed to showcase and/or demonstrate the latest products, services and examine recent market trends within an industry. Trade shows usually take place in large indoor space.
Download the Special Events Permit Guide for more information about permitting requirements.
Begin the application process at least 2 weeks before the event date
Organizers are required to register as a promoter and submit a $10,000 performance bond (for 3 or more vendors) and a list of the vendors participating in the event, click here for more information
THE OFFICE OF CULTURAL ECONOMY, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE, AND/OR THE INDIVIDUAL PERMITTING DEPARTMENTS (I.E. REVENUE) NO LONGER ACCEPT APPLICATIONS. REMIT APPLICATIONS TO THE ONE STOP SHOP ON THE 7TH FLOOR OF CITY HALL, OR YOU CAN VISIT THE ONE STOP ONLINE AT http://www.nola.gov/onestop/ FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS.
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