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TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show is NOT open to the public. Buyers must be qualified (see below). You MUST be 16 years of age or older to attend this event. Proof of age required.

The cost to attend this event is $60.00 per person in advance* and includes 4 day access to the show floor featuring The Dark Zone, makeup demos, interactive exhibits, inflatables, paintball pavilion and the opening night party on Thursday. You also receive 4 free Early bird seminars  each morning before the show. Register today to take advantage of pre-show pricing. On-site fee is $75.00 per person. Haunt Tours, Seminars, Industry Parties and Workshop tickets are available for an additional cost. Please visit our seminars and events pages for dates and times.

*Please note that the Early Bird Pre-Show Discounts of $60 per person will end on Monday, March 19th at midnight CDT. Online registration will remain open after that date at the full onsite show pricing of $75 per person. No exceptions on pricing can be made after the cutoff date so please purchase your tickets in plenty of time before the cut off date.

You must be registered as an Attendee or Exhibitor before you can register for individual seminars, events, parties or tours.

Standard Pass: $60

The standard pass includes:

  • 4 Day Entrance to the Trade Show Floor
  • Escape Room City
  • The Dark Zone
  • Access to 300+ Exhibitors
  • Thursday Opening Night Party (2 Free Drinks and Appetizers included)
  • FREE Makeup demos on the show floor stage throughout the day
  • 4 FREE Early Bird Seminars – 1 seminar per day

VIP Pass: $310

The VIP is by far our best value, it includes 3 panel discussions that are exclusive to VIP members ($150 value). If you’re not a VIP you can’t attend! It also includes 3 additional seminars of your choice ($150 value) and the trade show floor ticket ($60 value). Don’t forget about the tons of perks, swag and VIP booth access on the trade show floor (additional details listed below). If you’re buying at least 3 seminars this is the ticket you want to purchase.

The VIP Pass includes the following:

  • VIP PassIncludes 1 Standard Pass ($60 Value) which includes:
    • 4 Day Entrance to the Trade Show Floor
    • Escape Room City
    • The Dark Zone
    • Access to 300+ Exhibitors
    • VIP  Pass Holders will have their own reserved room & bar at the Thursday Opening Night Party which will include 2 drink tickets, food and the ability to skip the lines.
    • FREE Makeup demos on the show floor stage throughout the day
    • 4 FREE Early Bird Seminars – 1 seminar per day
  • VIP Buyers will have their own registration counter to sign up for any additional parties, events and seminars. One person will be designated to exclusively help all VIP attendees
  • Private VIP lounge on trade show floor (More details listed below)
  • Coffee, Ice Tea, Soda and Water will be served throughout the day. Assorted donuts will be served each morning. Each day Popcorn and snacks will be available in the afternoon.
  • Charging Stations & Wifi will be available in the VIP lounge
  • VIP buyers will have their own special line to get into the Trade Show Floor as well as a VIP line for the FREE Thursday Opening Night Party , Friday Night Party and the Saturday Night Witches and Warlocks Ball (*Tickets for the Friday & Saturday night events are sold separately)
  • Includes your choice of any three 1 hour seminars ($150 Value); seminar registration will open closer to 2018.
  • First few rows of seminars are reserved for VIP buyers
  •  Round Table Discussions  ($150 value) EXCLUSIVE TO VIPs ONLY presented  Friday & Saturday at 4:15pm-5pm, Hosted by The TransWorld Buyer Board located in the VIP lounge. 

Panel Discussion Schedule: will be announced

Private VIP Lounge for VIP members only on the trade show floor. VIPs can use the lounge to network or just relax after a long day. Booth design & construction by Zombie Army Productions.

VIP members will also have exclusive access to Zombie Army’s entire post-apocalyptic style bunker complete with snacks, refreshments, free Wi-Fi, and may be a little peace and quiet!

VIP passes are $310 per person and quantities are LIMITED.    

No refunds and tickets are not transferable.


ALL REGISTRATION PAYMENTS ARE FINAL AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE. REGISTRATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

ATTENDEES MUST BE AT LEAST 16 YEARS OLD. A VALID PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY – Please be prepared to show a valid Photo ID to enter the trade show floor, seminars, parties & events.

If you have previously provided your credentials to TransWorld, you DO NOT need to provide them again – you may proceed directly to registration.

IF YOU HAVE NEVER PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED THE HALLOWEEN & ATTRACTIONS SHOW, PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR CREDENTIALS (SEE BELOW) TO JEN@HAASHOW.COM IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR BARCODE OR SEE FAX/MAIL OPTIONS. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BADGES ARE PICKED UP ON SITE AND ARE NOT MAILED.

Please FAX credentials to: 847.453.9472
Please EMAIL scanned credentials to: jen@haashow.com
Please MAIL credentials to: TransWorld Trade Shows
1001 Green Bay Road
Suite 308
Winnetka IL 60093

If you are an Owner/Operator, you must provide one of the following:

  • Copy of your Business License
  • Copy of your Resale Tax Certificate
  • Verification of Tax Exempt Status

AND one of the following:

  • Copy of Yellow Pages listing for your business
  • Your business ad from a Trade Publication
  • Copy of your lease agreement for retail business
  • An Imprinted business check or credit card
  • Invoices totaling more than $200 from your suppliers
  • A company catalog
  • A flyer or promotional piece for your business
  • An invitation letter from a current exhibitor

If you are NOT an Owner/Operator, you must provide one of the following:

  • Copy of Payroll Check/Stub with your Name and Company Name Imprinted
  • Business Card with your Name and Company Name Imprinted
  • Letter From OWNER/OPERATOR verifying employment
  • Industry Related invoices over $200
  • An invitation letter from a current Exhibitor

Please do not submit originals of licenses, leases or other items. Information submitted will NOT be returned.

For more information, call the Buyer Department at 847.453.4285 or 888.320.8494 or email jen@haashow.com.

Valid Photo ID is required to pick up attendee or exhibitor badges. Each person with a badge must present an ID in order to get their badge. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Attendees are not permitted to wear costumes when they enter the trade show or walk the trade show floor. Exhibitors are permitted to wear costumes in their booths , but are not permitted to walk the show while in costume. Attendees may wear costumes to TransWorld-sponsored after hours parties & events. Anyone violating the costume policy will be removed from the show.

There is ABSOLUTELY NO VIDEO allowed in seminars & workshops.

Register Online NOW!
Premier Show Sponsor Froggy's Fog

2018 Show Dates & Hours

Trade Show Floor Hours
3/22 Thu. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/23 Fri. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/24 Sat. 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/25 Sun. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Buyer Registration Hours
3/21 Wed. 12:00 PM* - 5:00 PM
3/22 Thu. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/23 Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/24 Sat. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/25 Sun. 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

*Taking Speed Seminars? You can check in at 8:30 am; all other Buyers can check in starting at Noon.

Exhibitor Registration Hours
3/20 Tue. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/21 Wed. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/22 Thu. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/23 Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/24 Sat. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3/25 Sun. 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Please be prepared to present your valid Photo ID to enter the trade show floor, seminars, parties & events.

What People Are Saying About the HAA Show

"Froggy's Fog will always exhibit at TW. Jen and the TW team are well organized and run top notch show. The booth traffic at the TWHS is almost overwhelming. This is the busiest show of the year annually. A++"

-Chris Markgraf, Froggy's Fog LLC

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