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

2018 Exhibitors

Abingdon, VA
Amanda Cook Band
American Banjo Museum
Americana Rhythm Magazine
Appalachian Road Show
Ashleigh Caudill
Beard Guitars, LLC
Bill and the Belles
Birthplace of Country Music
Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC
BlueChip Picks
Bluegrass Country Radio
Bluegrass Pride & Handsome Ladies
Bluegrass Standard Magazine
Bluegrass Trail/Cruise
Bluegrass Unlimited
Bob Thompson Guitars
Boucher Guitars
Bourgeois Guitars
Buckstove
Byrl Guitars
Calton Cases
Cane Mill Road
Cedar Hill
Circus No. 9
Clemson University
Colebrook Road
Collings Guitars

D’Addario
David Davis & The Warrior River Boys
Davidson Brothers
Deering Banjo
Down East Hearing Care
Dudley Violins
Ear Trumpet
Earl Scruggs Center
Eastman Guitars
Elderly Instruments
Ellis Mandolins / Pava Mandolins
Farris Travel Banjo Company
Fishman
Flats & Sharps
Folk Alliance International
Franklin County, VA
Fretboard Journal
Fritz Guitars
Galax, VA
Gibson
Gregg Welty
Grundy Banjos
Guitar Stand Co.
HoustonFest
Huss & Dalton Guitar Co., Inc.
IBMM
Jamgrass TV
JigJam

John Hartford Office
John Reischman & the Jaybirds
June Mandolins and Guitars
Kim Robins and 40 Years Late
Knee Deep
Kristi Stanley and Running Blind
Ladygrassin’ with the Savage Hearts
Laughing Penguin Publicity
Leo Posch
Lowe Vintage
Man About a Horse
Mandolins Heal The World
Mara Levine
Martin Guitars
McLain Family Band
Missy Raines
Montgomery County, VA
Morgan Music
Nashville Custom Shop / The Kunkel Banjo
National Media Services
Nechville Musical Products
North Carolina Museum of History
Nunnally Fine Archtop Instruments
Ome Banjos
Origami2Go
Paddle Faster Publishing
Perfect Touch Finger Picks
Peterson Tuners

PineCone
Pre-War Guitars Co.
Prucha Bluegrass Instruments
QuickSilver
RC Williams Company
Rebekah Long
Ricci’s Wardrobe/Lularoe
Saga Musical Instruments
Shubb Capos
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Solid Ground Stands LLC
Sorensen Mandolin & Guitar Co.
Special Consensus
Stelling Banjo Works, Ltd.
Straight Up Strings by Siminoff
Suda Stringed Instruments
The Barefoot Movement
The Crooked Road
The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers
The Plate Scrapers
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
The Price Sisters
The TARPestry Co.
The Trailblazers
Uncle Dave Macon Days
Virginia Luthiers
Wagner Instruments
Zylia

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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