Trainfest 2024
November 23-24, 2024

Exhibitor Area

Welcome Exhibitors!

Thank you for your interest in becoming an exhibitor. Here you will find all the information you need to exhibit at Trainfest. If you have any questions please e-mail me or you can also call me.

Bill Grove – p 224/240-8035 -

Why Exhibit at Trainfest

Trainfest is THE premier train show in the midwest and one of the biggest and best train shows in the country. The show features the industry's leading manufacturers, over 50 huge train layouts, over 500 tabels of trains on dispaly and for sale and there is a FREE Thomas the Tank Engine riding train for kids. All designed to serve your best customers as well as create new model railroaders.

Haven't signed up for the show yet?
Use the online form below, it is the fastest and best way to apply. Alternatively, you can or click on one of the links to the right for more information on either displaying, selling or bringing a layout. You can print out an application and either mail it in, or scan it and e-mail the completed form to us. We will process it and will send you a confirmation letter within 10 business days letting you know that we received it.

Online Manufacturer Application

Manufacturer Application

Manufacturer Booths include pipe and drape, chairs and three tables per booth, and receive front of hall locations.

If you are a manufacturer, or a retailer wanting space specifically in the manufacturer portion of the show, please use this form.

Online Retailer Application

Dealer/Seller Application

Retail Booths include chairs and three tables per booth. This is a lower cost option for those wanting to sell at Trainfest.

If you are a retailer, or a or nonprofit wanting space in the retail portion of the show, please use this form.

Trainfest Manufacturer
Shipping Information

Printable Exhibitor Information & PDF Applications:

  • Trainfest Nonprofit Information
    & Application Pack Nonprofit Pack (PDF)
  • Trainfest Layout Information
    & Application Pack Layout Pack (PDF)

Layout Applications

Nonprofit Applications

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