Exhibit Building and Fairgrounds Rates

The Exhibit Building is a 25,000 square foot facility with a seating capacity of 1,800 or banquet facilities for 1,000. The building can be divided into three adjustable meeting areas with movable staging available or used in its entirety as an exhibition hall. There is free wireless internet access and electricity for over 140 booths. The Exhibit Building has space that can be utilized for all type of conventions, trade shows, consumer shows, banquets and special events. The Gregg County Fair and Expo, conducted at the facility, has been on going since 1949 and continues to grow each year. Trades Days, another popular event, is held on the second weekend of each month.
Longview Exhibit Building Layout

Class I - Regular Rates

Sections Rate
1 $400 daily for non-ticketed events or $450 daily for ticketed events
2 $550 daily for non-ticketed events or $800 daily for ticketed events
3 $825 daily for non-ticketed events or $1100 daily for ticketed events

Class II - Non-Profit Rates

Sections Rate (the higher of)
1 $265/day
2 $365/day
3 $550/day
Equipment Charges
Class I - Regular Rates $ Per Day
Class II - 501 (C) Rates $ Per Event
Chairs, each $1.00
Tables, each $4.00
Staging (4' x 8'), each $10.00
Podium, each $20.00
Acrylic Podium, each $50.00
Kitchen (any facility), per day $300.00
Concession Stand (any facility), per day 100.00
Ticket Office (any facility), per day $25.00
Microphone, each $25.00
Projectors, each $50.00
Portable Screen, each $50.00
TV with VCR/DVD, each $25.00
Easels, each $5.00
Stanchions $10.00
Flip Chart, each $25.00
Dry Erase Board, each $25.00
Coffee Service for 20, 1 urn $20.00
2-5 Coffee Urns, each $15.00
6-15 Coffee Urns, each $12.50
16 or more Coffee Urns, each $10.00
Bottle Water, each $1.00
60 amp Portable Power Station $100.00
Metal Barricades, each $5.00
Portable Bleachers (seat approx. 150) $100.00
Office Supplies Market Cost
Parties desiring to rent facilities at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex shall provide adequate security and proof of general insurance. Additional fees for insurance may apply. Please contact the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex for additional details.

For each hour an activity continues after midnight at any city facility, there shall be an additional charge of $200/hour or any portion thereof.

For each hour or portion thereof prior to 7:00 a.m. that city facilities are used, there shall be a charge of $100/hour.

A rental deposit in the amount of 25% of the rental fee shall be required to be paid at the time any facility of the MCCAC is booked for a Class I or Class II activity or event. This rental deposit is refundable up to 90 days prior to the booked date. The fee shall be nonrefundable as of the 90th day prior to the event or activity.

Refundable damage deposit in an amount varying from $100 to $1,000. Amount of the damage deposit required is based upon the scope and nature of the proposed use of city facilities.

*If a move in/out, rehearsal time, or setup day is required, then a minimum fee of one-­half of the daily rate specified above shall be charged for such use, if such use is limited to 8 hours or less.