65th MICHIGAN ANTIQUARIAN BOOK AND PAPER SHOW CONTRACT
Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 -- 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, Michigan


   The Mid-Michigan Antiquarian Book Dealers Association (hereinafter referred to as MMABDA) and the Lansing Center and their agents, associates, and employees shall not be responsible for any injury or loss or legal action that may arise or come to the exhibitor or his employees or staff for personal injury or for damage to his goods or property (including vehicles, exhibits, equipment and all other personal property) or for injury to the public from any cause whatever while said premises are being used under this agreement and while the exhibitor is at the Lansing Center. The MMABDA will provide no insurance on the property of the exhibitor or against the acts or omissions of the exhibitor, his agents and/or employees. The exhibitors must carry their own insurance, both personal property and public liability.  Exhibitors hereby relieve the managers & Lansing Center of all responsibility in connection with the safekeeping of exhibitors' property, and any liability arising out of the acts or omissions of the exhibitor, his agents or employees.  Damage to the structure or any part of the property or premises arising out of the acts or omissions of the exhibitor, his agents and/or employees will be paid by the exhibitor in full as determined by the MMABDA and the Lansing Center management.

   If the Lansing Center is destroyed by fire, wind, or act of God, or if any cause whatever makes it impossible to have the above book and paper show, or if in the sole judgment of the MMABDA the show should not be held for any reason, the lease agreement shall terminate and the exhibitor waives any claim for damages except the return of the rental fee.  In no case will any refund of rental fee be made, except under the express conditions noted herein.

   Merchandise must be predominantly antiquarian and collectible books, postcards, maps, prints, posters, documents, magazines, sheet music, photographs, catalogues, brochures, newspapers, autographs, trade cards, advertising, stock certificates, timetables, and other such paper and ephemera. Promoter reserves the right to demand removal from the display of any material deemed to be objectionable or unsuitable for this event.

   All items shall be priced; all sales shall be recorded & receipts provided with name and address of seller.  No selling of books at table discount prices (e.g. "All books 30% off marked price").  All sales shall be bagged and the bags stapled shut with a flyer. Bags and flyers will be provided at the show.

   All fire regulations must be observed.  All exhibit materials must be flame proof.  No smoking.  Trash must be put in designated trash areas/containers.

   No signs, posters or other materials may be attached to any doors, walls or other areas of the facility.

   Michigan Sales Tax of 6% is applicable.  State of Michigan Concessionaire’s Sales Tax Forms are available at the show or online at http://www.michigan.gov/documents/taxes/5089_508986_7.pdf

   Exhibitors agree to follow all show schedule hours and rules, no packing before advertised closing time, etc.  Exhibitors are expected to behave in a professional, courteous and considerate manner.


   No subleasing of space.  No one shall occupy or exhibit at the space other than the agreed-upon exhibitor, except by prior consent of the MMABDA.  During setup only the registered exhibitor and one assistant (who may NOT be another dealer, either full or part time, or known collector) will be allowed in the show area.  Exhibitors must wear name badges at all times.


   Failure to comply with these regulations may lead to forfeiture of booth space and/or non-acceptance of future applications.


   The undersigned hereby applies for exhibition privileges and space at the above show.  This constitutes an offer to be an exhibitor.  It does not become a binding contract unless and until it is accepted by MMABDA and written confirmation is received by the applicant.

ALL FEES ARE DUE IN FULL WITH THIS APPLICATION!
Signature required. Sales tax number for new exhibitors required.
Retain a copy for your records.
65th Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show, April 23, 2017 - DEADLINE: March 2, 2017


The undersigned hereby applies for exhibition privileges and space at the above show. This constitutes an offer to be an exhibitor. It does not become a binding contract unless and until it is accepted by MMABDA and written confirmation is received by the applicant.


Please make checks payable to: Mid-Michigan Antiquarian Book Dealers Association (MMABDA)
Mail to: 307 E. Grand River Ave, E. Lansing, MI 48823 - (517) 332-0123  -  mmabda@curiousbooks.com

Tables are 2 1/2' x 8'    ___ $400.00 Four Table Booth    ___ $100.00 One Table Booth
                                    ___ $300.00 Three Table Booth   ___ $50.00 Electrical use fee
                                    ___ $200.00 Two Table Booth     ___ $20.00 5th table fee

$_______ Total amt. enclosed  __ Check  __ Credit Card  Name on Card _______________________

                                                          Card Number ___________________________ Exp. Date _____


SALES TAX # ____________________  State ____


* Small flyers (circle quantity):  20    40   60    80  More than 80? ____   * Large flyers: Qty? ____   * Postcards: Qty? ____

Will you be arriving (circle one):          SATURDAY          SUNDAY            NOT SURE

Do you want similar location as last show - no guarantee (circle one):   YES   NO   DOESN'T MATTER

Do you need wall space - no guarantee (circle one):    YES   NO   DOESN'T MATTER

(The following information will be used in printing the Customer Show Guide, so please print clearly.)

BUSINESS NAME ___________________________________________________________________

OWNER NAME ______________________________ SIGNATURE _____________________________

ADDRESS _______________________________________________ Check here if new address: ___

CITY _______________________________ STATE/PROV ___________ ZIP(+4) _________________

BUSINESS PHONE # (        )____________________    FAX PHONE # (        )_____________________

E-MAIL _________________________________ WEB PAGE _________________________________

SUBJECT LISTING BOOKS (limit General Stock + 3):
GEN. STOCK   *   CHILDREN or JUVENILE   *   MICHIGAN or GREAT LAKES   *   SCIENCE or MECHANICS
MILITARY   *   HISTORY   *   COOKING   *   LITERATURE or FICTION   *   TRANSPORTATION
ART or ARCHITECTURE   *   NATURE or HUNTING or FISHING

NON-BOOK ITEMS:      PAPER or EPHEMERA   *   POST or TRADE CARDS

OTHER: ____________________________________________________________________
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MMABDA use only:   Postmark_____  Rec'd______ # of Tables______ Amount_________ Ck #______ Rcpt _____