Goodwill Industries International, Inc.


About the Marketplace Tradeshow
The 2016 Marketplace Tradeshow is Goodwill Industries International's (GII) annual exhibit opportunity exclusively with Goodwill members from retail, marketing, contracts, business development, information technology and finance professions.  The Marketplace Tradeshow occurs during the Goodwill Industries International (GII) Summer Conference each year. Seize this annual opportunity to introduce your organization to the Goodwill enterprise and showcase your products and services to Goodwill senior level staff.  Approximately 550 Goodwill employees from 165 independent Goodwill agencies representing 3,000 Goodwill retail stores and donation centers in the United States and Canada are expected to attend.  

To initiate registration, click on the floor plan. For more information, click on the prospectus.




Exhibit Location & Schedule
Exhibit Hall & Adjacent Areas

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Schedule Day From To
Exhibitor Move-In Sunday - August 7 2:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M.
Exhibitor Move-In Monday - August 8 7:00 A.M. 10:00 A.M
Show Hours Monday - August 8 12:00 P.M. 2:30 P.M.
Show Hours Tuesday - August 9 12:00 P.M. 2:30 P.M.
Exhibitor Move-Out Tuesday - August 9 3:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M.

Exhibition Types and Fees
  • Single booth size: 10' wide and 8' deep
  • Double booth size: 20' wide and 8' deep.
Booth Types Booth Fee Special Marketplace Discount
Standard Booth $3,000 $3,500
Premium Booth $3,500 $4,000
Double Booth $5,500 $6,000
Triple Booth $8,500 $9,000

Payment must be made by credit card only. Space will not be assigned without full payment.

Exhibit Cancellation Policy
  • Written cancellations received before June 30, 2016, will be honored with a full refund, less a $100 processing fee.
  • No refunds will be issued after June 30, 2016. 

Exhibitor Benefits
  • One (1) skirted 6' x 2' table
  • Two (2) side chairs
  • Two (2) "Exhibit Hall Only" badges for (2) staff personnel - Additional booth staff pay an extra $500 fee/person
  • One (1) wastebasket with liner
  • Participation in the Welcome Reception on Sunday, August 9.

Exhibitor Responsibilities
  • Compliance with Marketplace Tradeshow Terms and Conditions
  • Provision of a valid certificate of insurance (COI) during booth online registration
  • Booth Wifi and Audio Visual Equipment
  • Booth Accessories
  • Booth Material Handling (Labor, Shipping and Freight)
  • Custom marketing 
Certificate of Insurance Details
  • Comprehensive general liability insurance endorsed to include products and completed operations and contractual liability in a minimum amount of a $2,000,000 combined single limit. 
  • All such policies shall specifically state:
"Goodwill Industries International is named as additional insured under above policies:" 
Each policy shall state that it may not be canceled or changed without at least 10 days' prior written notice to GII. 
  • Mail to: Goodwill Industries International, Attention: CFO, 15810 Indianola Drive, Rockville, MD 20855

Exhibitor Services
GII has contracted exclusively with Brede Expositions Services for general services.

Brede Customer Service
Sharon Sandvik

[email protected] (Email)
(612) 378-6522 (Phone)
(612) 331-8380 (Fax)
Office hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (central time)
NOTE - no telephone orders are accepted. Please complete forms and submit orders directly to Brede.

Exhibitor Kit

Exhibitor Kit includes:
  • Labor & Freight
  • Shipping and Handling
  • Furniture
  • Carpet
  • Booth Accessories
  • Silk and Floral Plants
  • Table or Kiosk Displays
  • Signs and Banners
  • Cleaning

Additional Exhibitor Needs (can only be purchased from  Minneapolis Hyatt Regency Hotel)
  • Audio Visual
  • Electricity
  • WIFI
To order AV, Electricity or WIFI - Click Here

Custom  Advertising
  • Custom sponsorships and advertising opportunities are available for purchase during booth registration. Select an opportunity based on your goals.
  • Standard print, online and mobile app marketing.
Total Access Networking Awareness Builders
Hotel Key Card Sponsorship Retail Marketing Award Sponsorship Welcome Reception Sponsorship
Hotel Bag Drop Vendor Hosted Receptions Pre-Conference Webinar Express
WIFI Sponsorship Targeted Dinner Sponsorships - PR Staff Digital Signage Commercials
Conference Program Print Ads Welcome Reception Sponsorship Tradeshow Floor Learning Labs
Prices start from $1,500.  Last day to purchase custom advertising - July 15, 2016

Hotel Reservations
Hotel reservation information will be supplied with your booth reservation confirmation email.

Contact Information
Goodwill Events and Sponsorship Team
Naomi Iheme, Senior Vendor Relations Specialist