The WORLD OF BLUEGRASS EXPO is the central gathering place, where over 12,000 visitors browse the latest industry wares.

The Expo features a wide variety of vendors, gear, services, and products for the bluegrass professional and fan alike!

Raleigh Convention Center
September 26-29
Raleigh, NC

Schedule

Wednesday, September 26 & Thursday, September 27

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friday, September 28 & Saturday, September 29

11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wednesday and Thursday are open to conference attendees only.  Friday and Saturday are FREE to the Public

Recent Exhibitors Include:

Abingdon, VA
Alvin Fry Violins
Amanda Cook and Kennesaw Ridge
American Banjo Museum
Americana Rhythm Magazine
Andrea Roberts Agency
Apitius Mandolins
Beard Guitars
Bill Monroe Foundation
Birthplace of Country Music
Blue Chip Picks
Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC
Bluegrass Country Radio
Bluegrass Standard
Bluegrass Unlimited
Bob Thompson Guitars
Boucher Guitars
Bourgeois Guitars
Bristol, VA
Cane Mill Road
Casey Campbell
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
CodaBow
Collings Guitars
Cup O’ Joe
D’Addario
Danville Community College
Deer Creek Boys
Deering Banjos

DHR Guitar Experience
Down East Hearing Care Associates
DR Strings
Dudley Violins
Ear Trumpet
Earl Scruggs Center
Eastman Strings
Elderly  Instruments
Ellis Mandolins
ETSU
European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA)
Fishman
Flats and Sharps
Folk Alliance International
Foundation for Bluegrass Music
Franklin
FY5
G. Edward Lutherie / Acoustic Electric Strings
Galax, VA
Gibson
Gold Tone
Grundy Banjos
High Fidelity
Houston Fest
IBMA International Committee
International Bluegrass Music Museum
Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome
Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys
June Mandolins and Guitars

Knee Deep in Bluegrass
Leadership Bluegrass
Leo Posch
Lowe Vintage
Mandolin Central
Mandolins Heal The World
Martin Guitar
Mile Twelve
Molskys Mountain Drifters
Montgomery County
Morehead State University
Morgan Music
National Media Services
NC Amtrak
Nechville Musical Products
New Buck Corporation
NewTown
Oak City Collection
Ome Banjos
Peterson Tuners
Pickers Supply
Pinecone
Po Ramblin Boys
Pre-war Guitars Co.
Price Sisters
Prucha Banjos
Quicksilver Productions
Quiles & Cloud
Railsplitters

Randy Wood Guitars
RC Williams Company
Red White and Bluegrass Festival
Rusty Knuckles
Saga Musical Instruments
Salt & Light
Sam Gleaves
Savage Hearts
Seamon Guitars
Shubb Capos
Shure
Small Glories
Sorensen Mandolin & Guitar Co.
SoundWave Violins
Southern Belle Booking
Stelling Banjos
Suda Stringed Instruments
Sunburst Tour & PR/Blue Highway
The Crooked Road
Tom’s Banjos
TuneFox
University of Illinois Press
Virginia is for Music Lovers
Virginia Luthiers
Wagner Instruments
You Gave Me A Song: The Life and Music of Alice Gerrard

Exhibit with Us!

Three exhibiting options allow you to tailor your engagement with over 12,000 World of Bluegrass attendees!

  1. World of Bluegrass Expo: Full week exhibitors have it all with increased traffic and easy access to both Business Conference attendees and Wide Open Bluegrass festival goers!
  2. B2Business Conference Expo:  The B2Business Conference Expo creates an environment within which to convert client interest into solid partnerships!
  3. Wide Open Expo: The audience for bluegrass consumer and pro-sumer products is steadily growing, and the Wide Open Expo is the premier opportunity to reach them!
Reserve Now

Pricing

Early Bird

(April 10-May 31)

10×10: $600
20×10: $1000
20×20: $1400

Summer

(June 1-August 31)

10×10: $700
20×10: $1100
20×20: $1500

Final

(September 1-Event)

10×10: $800
20×10: $1200
20×20: $1600

Early Bird

(April 10-May 31)

10×10: $350
20×10: $550
20×20: $750

Summer

(June 1-August 31)

10×10: $400
20×10: $600
20×20: $800

Final

(September 1-Event)

10×10: $450
20×10: $650
20×20: $850

Early Bird

(April 10-May 31)

10×10: $450
20×10: $650
20×20: $850

Summer

(June 1-August 31)

10×10: $500
20×10: $700
20×20: $900

Final

(September 1-Event)

10×10: $550
20×10: $750
20×20: $950

Exhibitor Resources

Exhibit Hall Floorplan

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World of Bluegrass Exhibitor Guidelines

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Hollins Exposition Services Exhibitor Kit

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Raleigh Convention Center Utilities Order Form

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