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Home & Builders Show

January 14-16, 2022

$5 for adults (kids 12 & under free)

Friday: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney, NE (Expo Building)


Exhibitor Information

During Show hours, exhibitors are asked to park east and north of the Expo Building. The south and west side of the Expo Building are reserved for Show attendees. Please have those working your booth enter at the main entrance (sw corner) to check in at the ticket table.

  • Move-in Schedule
    • 20×20 Exhibitors need to move in on Wednesday prior to the Show. You can continue to set up all day Thursday and Friday morning.
    • 10×10 Exhibitors along south wall need to move in Friday morning. This includes all 10×10 booths numbered S01-S10. “S” booths are in front of an overhead door and walk-thru doors.
    • All other 10×10’s can move in from 8:00am-8:00pm Thursday. If you choose to move in Friday morning please note that NONE of the south entrances will be available.
  • Move-out Schedule
    • Begins at the close of the Show Sunday at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Continues Monday morning from 8:00 am to noon. All exhibitors booth spaces must be cleared out by noon. No product can be left behind without permission by the fairgrounds.
    • Rules and Regulations
    • Exhibitor Events – Be sure to check out the fun events taking place during the Show.
    • Floor Plan:
      • Exhibitor Booth assignments are based on availability, size of both, number of consecutive years exhibiting in the Kearney Home & Builders Show, and membership in the Kearney Area Builders Association. After reviewing the contract and payment has been received, the Home Show office will let the exhibitor know their booth location.
    • Extra items: One 8′ skirted table, 2 chairs, sign, electricity and the pipe and drape are included in the price per rented booth space. Any additional items can be rented for an additional fee. If you need to reserve EXTRA chairs, tables, and other special on-site requests please contact Construction Rental at (308) 234-4883.


2022 Online Registration 

Prices prior to September first are for returning exhibitors ONLY.
Although KABA will try to provide exhibitors with their same location as last year, exhibitors are NOT necessarily guaranteed the same booth. Requests for booth location can be added below. Requests will be reviewed and granted based on several factors such as but not limited to: date of request, membership in KABA, and years of exhibiting in said Show.
In consideration of KABA providing said booth space at the Show, Exhibitor promises to pay KABA a total sum in U.S. funds for said booth space and any additional said fees. A minimum of 50% deposit of the total sum is due within 7 days of receiving the invoice with any remaining balance due December 1 prior to said Show.
Any balance remaining unpaid thirty (30) days after the date due may be assessed interest at the rate of 1.5% per month or the next highest interest rate as allowed by law. In the event the Exhibitor breaches any condition required by this contract, including but not limited to non-payment of any sum due to KABA may, at its own option, choose to keep any deposit paid by the Exhibitor as liquidated damages in partial or complete satisfaction of KABA’s claim for damages. KABA reserves at its own option, the right to pursue any additional legal or equitable remedy arising as a result of Exhibitor’s breach of this contract. Exhibitor shall be responsible for costs and reasonable attorney fees necessary to resolve any breach committed by the Exhibitor. KABA assumes no responsibility for calling back in the following year any Exhibitor who moves out prior to the official close of the Show, or who fails to pay KABA for Exhibitor’s space, or who otherwise commits any other breach of this contract. In entering this contract, Exhibitor agrees to comply with and be bound by all rules and regulations of the Show, which are available to the Exhibitor at Exhibitor also agrees to be bound by any additional laws, rules, or regulations required by the site where the above Show is located. Additionally, no canned or live music may be played by the Exhibitor anywhere on the Show floor. Exhibitor is solely responsible for any loss, damage, or claim arising as a result of Exhibitor’s property being displayed or used for exhibition on the Show premises, and where permitted by law, shall hold KABA and the Show harmless for any claim therefore. Additionally, Exhibitor acknowledges that KABA and the above-named Show are in no way responsible for Exhibitor’s personal property on the Show premises. Exhibitor acknowledges that this contract is not assignable by the Exhibitor without the express written permission of KABA. By submitting this contract, exhibitors are confirming they are exhibiting products/services related to the building industry.
Within 3-4 days after receiving your online registration, an invoice will be sent to the email listed on this registration form.