Exhibit in New Orleans, LA


New Orleans - Kenner, LA

May 4, 5 & 6, 2023


Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center

4545 Williams Blvd. | Kenner, LA 70065

pontchartraincenter.com | 504-465-9985


Located on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain, the Pontchartrain Center is conveniently located near the Louis Armstrong International Airport. The center has free parking and is adjacent to the Hilton Garden Inn. While there, take a stroll down the nearby lake and a drive to the neighboring city of New Orleans for its legendary French Quarter.


Apply for a Booth

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Floor Plan

Click here for floor plan (floor plan subject to change)

Exhibitor Kit

Original Sewing & Quilt Expo Exhibitor Kit

Evolving Productions Decorator Forms


Electric, Wired Internet and Phone Services are ordered through Original Sewing & Quilt Expo. CLICK HERE to order. (Note: there is free public WiFi throughout the building.)

Tax Information: Sales Tax in Kenner is 9.2% (the combined State, Parish and City rates). Within ten days after the Expo, mail the R-1029SE Sales Tax Return form and payment to the address on the form. Vendors who are based in Louisiana can remit the sales tax using their usual method.

Hotel Information
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Exhibit Space Cost

Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center 2023 Booth Fees

10 x 10 = $1,045              6 x 10 = $755

10 x 15 = $1,567.50          6 x 15 = $1,171.50

10 x 20 = $2,090              6 x 20 = $1,510

10 x 25 = $2,612.50

10 x 30 = $3,135

10 x 40 = $4,180


Corner fees: $300


20' End Cap = $2,790 (includes corner fees)

20' x 20' peninsula = $4,780 (includes 2 corners)


*Space is limited, not all configurations may be available, alternate configurations may be possible.

*Booths booked after April 6, 2023 may incur a 5% late charge.

*Above prices do not include the credit card processing fee of $26 per 6'x10 or 10'x10' booth space segment

*Waive the credit card processing fee(s) when you pay by check


Ways to Pay

Make one payment or two equal payments. All payments are due 30-days before the date of the Expo


Pay by check and waive the credit card processing fee(s)


Pay by credit card and pay the total due including the processing fee(s)


Liability Insurance
Every exhibitor is required to have Liability Insurance. Click here for more information (see #2).

Class Proposal Information

Interested in teaching? Click here for Class Proposal Information.


Exhibitor Promotional Opportunities

At Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, there are many ways to be seen and remembered.


  • Expo Stage and The Spot Presentations: FREE...30 minutes to promote your product (limited space).
  • Expo Program Ad: Leave a lasting impression in the unique Expo Program, given free to everyone.
  • Web Link Button: Start the sales process weeks before the Expo – with a hyperlink web button in thousands of email inboxes and on our website.
  • Make-It Take-It: Attendees get their hands on your products; booth credits available in some cities.
  • Super Prize Drawing: The Expo's largest and most popular event – feature your products and booth number as attendees savor all the prizes at the Entrance prize display.
  • Sponsor a Teacher: Your advocate, promoting your products in a quality learning environment.
  • Facebook/Twitter: Connect with our fans by posting your promotional info on our Facebook wall. (Please, one wall-posting per week per paid exhibitor.)
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