Information for Artists & Vendors



2024 Booth Application

Thank you for your interest in the Winnipeg Tattoo Convention.

The below form is for tattoo artists and vendors interested in indoor booth space. Please scroll further down the page for our outdoor market application link. All artist and vendor booths have to be pre-approved. Filling out this online application does NOT guarantee a booth at the show. Once your application is reviewed, you will receive a follow-up communication.

For tattooers

Please include the artist names and Instagram name/handle or online portfolio for all artists who will work in the booth:

Payment instructions and a contract link will be sent after application approval.

Payment must accompany the contract to be approved and secure your booth. A 50% booth payment is due upon contract signing. Manitoba Health requires a Blood Borne Pathogens Training Certificate from each artist living outside the City of Winnipeg from the past 5 years. As long as you have a certificate that does NOT expire prior to August 14, 2019 it is valid for getting a Temporary Personal Service Licence. Artists will also be required to fill out a Temporary Personal Service Form. Details on how to provide this information will be provided after application approval.

Outdoor Food & Market Vendor Application

To apply as a food vendor or for booth space in our covered outdoor market, please use the following form


Artist Requirements

Please fill out the TEMPORARY PERSONAL SERVICES REGISTRATION FORM FOR EXHIBITORS and email them back to us along with a copy of your Bloodborne Pathogens program certificate or diploma or Body Modification Technician Licence. All paper work must be received no later than 45 days prior to the event.

If your province, state, city or country doesn’t require Bloodborne Pathogen training, inexpensive online courses can be found here:


Don't miss out on the fun!

Book your accommodations with the Sandman Hotel & Suites Winnipeg Airport and take advantage of our reduced rates. The rate is $120 plus applicable taxes.

Aside from being the home of our Saturday Night Pool Party, attached to the hotel is Chop Steakhouse where we will be hosting late night dinners, and Denny's where we will start our day and plan to do it all over again.

*Shuttles to the convention are available at this location only*

Sandman Hotel & Suites Winnipeg Airport
1750 Sargent Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0C7
1-204-775-7263 or 1-800-SANDMAN

Group Booking Code: 2408WINNIP

Winnipeg Tattoo Convention

The Venue

Red River Exhibition Park is located at 3977 Portage Avenue, approximately 25 minutes from downtown Winnipeg. It is located northwest of the intersection of West Perimeter Highway 100 and the Portage Avenue West overpass.

Drive west on Portage Avenue (toward Headingley) and watch for the first traffic light past the Perimeter Highway overpass.  Turn right at the traffic light at Racetrack Road and proceed north past the Pointe West Auto Park. The park is located on the west side (left) of the road.

To access the new parking lot on the West side of the Park, simply remain on Portage Avenue and travel past the first traffic light (Racetrack Road) and make your way to the SECOND traffic light at Festival Drive. Turn right onto Festival Drive and proceed north on the new roadway until you come to the new 2,000 car parking lot.

The City

If you have never been to Winnipeg you may want to check out The Forks, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Assiniboine Park Zoo as well as the Exchange District or Osborne Village areas. For more information on places to see while in Winnipeg click here to visit Tourism Winnipeg’s web site.

For more information about what’s happening throughout the province of Manitoba, click here to visit Travel Manitoba’s web site.