to the 2004 Tampa Bay Marine Flea Market (TBMFM) vendor web page.
This year Tampa Bay is going to have it’s own annual marine
and nautical flea market to kick off the Summer. With plenty of room
to keep growing at Tampa Bay Downs racetrack, this is going to quickly
become the West Coasts premier annual marine and nautical flea market.
show is geared toward any company or individual wanting to sell, trade
or promote goods or services related to the marine or nautical industry.
This is a great time to unload used or damaged good or excess inventory
that may not be something you would sell at a boat show or in a retail
location! This is not meant to be another boat show. We want to attract
the average person looking for a good deal on anything related to
water activities. We anticipate drawing about 40,000 people over the
four day event.
are providing vendors a Money Back Guarantee that says: If the show
is cancelled for any reason your booth payment will be refunded in
full. Since we will have the show in rain or shine this should not
be an issue.
are provided on a first come, first served basis. Vendors returning
each year will be able to keep the same booth space based on the established
Becoming a vendor is a two-step process. The first step is to complete
the Vendor Application form (see below). Once your application is
received and approved you will be provided a vendor registration package
which will include the Vendor Agreement. All these forms can be downloaded
below. Vendors may be approved up to May 4th, the day before vendor
move in and set up date.
Step #1: Vendor
Registration (general contact information) .pdf
Step #2: Vendor package - 4 Documents (must complete Step #1 first)
1. Welcome Letter
2. Vendor Agreement
3. Security Recommendations
Sales Tax Recommendations
None at this time
Required for .pdf files to download
here to visit the FL Dept. of Revenue
Vendors that have completed the registration process early are eligible
for the following discounts. The discount can be applied to your Vendor
Agreement or the issue of daily passes for your family, staff or customers.
Prior to October1, 2003; $350
Prior to December 1, 2003; $383
Prior to February 1, 2004; $428
February 1, 2004; $450
item area, $600 for
a double space (items cannot extend beyond space)
Only one discount per vendor
x 10’ booths (1 parking space)
Multiple booths may be purchased based on availability and will receive
volume discounts. Boats and other large items may be displayed in
the designated section only. Minimum purchases are required for this
area and it is restricted to large items such as watercraft.
short term, Event Insurance is available from most carriers. This
will provide the minimum required insurance if you or your organization
does not have adequate general liability insurance. This is a very
easy inexpensive way to protect yourself and your organization. If
you currently have insurance, your carrier will have to provide proof
of insurance listing TBMFM as an additionally insured.
here to sign up to receive various email reminders about show
dates, events, 2005 applications, media coverage, etc. Email information
will be kept confidential.
an additional $25 discount
by referring another vendor that signs up to be part of the show.
The discount can be applied to your Vendor Application or the issue
of 7 daily passes for your family, staff or customers.
Set-up and Move In
Set-Up: May 5th, 8 am to 6 pm
Removal: May 9th, 4 pm to 8 pm
Large items such as boats and trailers must be moved in by 1 pm. The
market will be secured with no admission after 6 pm or 1 hour after
closing during the regular market dates.
Bay Marine Flea Market (Iler Group, LLC) and Tampa Bay Downs Thoroughbred
Racing are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items. One
security guard will be on-site overnight. The parking lot is lit but
all items should be secured by vendors or removed from the site.
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the market is a joint venture. The more exposure we receive the more
vendors and visitors will attend. The bigger the event, the better
the show and the more items will be sold. You are encouraged to download
the items below and link our sites together.
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All information on this web site is superceded by the Vendor Application
and Agreement available for download.