Great Train Show & World's Greatest Hobby on Tour
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 one of our shows. If you have any questions please e-mail me or you can also call me.

Bill Grove – p 224/240-8035 -

Show are selling briskly, so remember to get your reservation in as soon as possible. Also remember the only way to be in the same location at every show is to reserve your tables permanently.

Why Exhibit at the Great Train Show

The Great Train Show sponsors over 20 shows per year from Ohio to California. Our train shows are designed for the general public, modelers, hobbyists, families, and the just plain curious. Each show features hundreds of tables of trains, accessories for sale, huge operating exhibits, activities for kids, and more. All scales are welcome as are books, videos, and railroadiana.

In addition select shows feature the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour, which is the model railroading industry's premier exhibition and showplace, with tens of thousands of square feet of operating displays and merchandising. Each World's Greatest Hobby on Tour show features the industry's leading manufacturers, huge train layouts, trains for sale and a free riding train for kids. All designed to 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 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 Great Train Show Applications

Dealer/Seller Application

Use this form to sign up for all GTS events, as well as GTS space at the two WGH events in
Costa Mesa and Sacramento.

If you are a manufacturer, or want space specificaly in the WGH portion of the show, please use the WGH form below.

Online World's Greatest Hobby on Tour Applications

Dealer/Seller Application

Use this form to sign up for WGH space in Costa Mesa and Sacramento.
If you want retail, or traditinal GTS space at Costa Mesa or Sacramento,
please use the GTS form above.

WGH Manufacturer
Shipping Information

Printable Exhibitor Information & PDF Applications:

Layout/ Non-Profit Applications

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