Become a Vendor

hennessey leather boutique at wihsReach thousands of consumers in a unique and exciting venue during the
important pre-holiday selling season. 

WIHS Boutique Vendors are able to showcase products and services to more than 26,000 motivated shoppers looking to buy a range of items during their visit, from the practical to the luxurious, from equestrian lifestyle-inspired clothing, saddlery and riding apparel to high-end jewelry and leather handbags, gifts for children, collectibles and more.

Top 5 Reasons to Become a WIHS Boutique Vendor 

  1. Multiple Markets: Sell to a wide array of consumers, well beyond traditional horse shows, including Washington-area parents and families, young professionals, area business leaders, equestrian enthusiasts, horse industry professionals, top U.S. and international riders and trainers, and members of the area's large local riding community.

  2. Meet Decision Makers: Selling big-ticket items, barn-building or arena services? Launching a new lifestyle product line? Promoting new technology, an upcoming event or sampling a new product? Start the conversation with the people who make the purchasing decisions. There's no substitute for face-to-face marketing.

  3. First-class Indoor Venue: WIHS is held in a state-of-the art professional sports arena located in the city center. Boutique Vendor booths are located throughout the arena's main concourse, where thousands of spectators and competitors travel throughout the week.

  4. Perfect Timing: WIHS attracts a strong audience demographic and takes place during the all-important pre-holiday selling season when people are looking for great gift ideas!

  5. Perfect Week: It's fun! Enjoy the best in international equestrian sport and entertainment in one of Washington, D.C.'s most exciting and diverse neighborhoods.

Join Us!

Learn more: 2017 Vendor Application Packet!  Apply by May 30 to receive a 10% discount!
Show Dates:  October 24-29, 2017 (Tuesday through Sunday)
Location:   Capital One Arena, 601 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

Booth Size Booth Price
7' x 10' $1,600             
7' x 12' or 10' x 10' $2,000
7' x 17' + $2,400

To Apply:  Please submit a completed application to Anna@wihs.org to reserve a 2017 Boutique Vendor Space. Space assignments will be made for applications received by August 1. Applications received after that date will be processed on a space-available basis.

 A completed application includes:

  • A signed Boutique Vendor Agreement
  • A signed Insurance Clause
  • A Certificate of Insurance with MSE and WIHS listed as additional insured for October 24-29, 2017 
  • A 50% deposit at the time of application

Deadlines:

  • May 30:                 10% Early Bird Discount Application Deadline
  • August 1:               Regular Application Deadline
  • August 1:               Refund Deadline
  • September 1:       All Vendor Balances Due

Questions? Contact Anna Becker at 202-525-3679 or Anna@wihs.org, who will guide you through the application process, booth availability and promotional opportunities.

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