This show is hosted by the Midwest Knifemakers Guild which is a 501c3 educational organization. All proceeds go the guild to help host future educational events.
Located in Bloomington MN it is walking distance to Mall of America, 5 minutes from the airport with free shuttle service, light rail from the airport to the mall to downtown, next door is a large indoor water park and the Zoo is just minutes away. The show location is away from downtown where past demonstrations were.
Tables are $100 including table and 2 chairs.
The Marriott has a special show rate of $119 vs reg $159. Follow the link on the info page
You can register online. There is a limit of 60 tables and half are gone since yesterday.