2020 Calgary Home + Garden Show Updated exhibitor kit information coming soon!
There are to be no vehicles allowed on the show floor without permission from management.
Welcome to the Exhibitor Kit.The Exhibitor Kit will not be printed or mailed to you. We're reducing our paper trail by sending out our information by email or posting items on our website. Follow our step by step instructions below to assure you have a well organized, successful show.
**PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for ordering any and all electrical services that you require for your booth display. Electrical orders can be made through Calgary Stampede Event Services
Calgary Exhibition + Stampede
BMO Centre, Stampede Park
20 Roundup Way SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2W1
Show OfficeRoom #105 - Across from Hall B at the BMO Centre
*Marketplace Events Team is ONLY at this location during the week of the Show - Monday, February, 25th - Monday, March 4th, 2019.
Shipping & ReceivingClick here for complete details
REQUIRED READING & FORMS2019 Show Rules & Regulations
2019 Customs Letter
Safety Regulations - Please read the Workplace Health & Safety Bulletin prior to completion of form
CFD- Indoor Special Requirements
|Exhibitor Badge Order Form||All Exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor.Replacements are $10 each if badge is lost or left in booth.||Feb 18, 2019|
|Exhibitor Listing||You will not be listed on our website as an exhibitor unless you submit your listing.Click the link to the left for detailed instructions.||Feb 18. 2019|
|Contest Form||Any company wishing to hold a prize give-away or contest of any kind at the Show, must complete and submit this form for approval.||Feb 15, 2019|
Other important documents:
CHGS Directory of Services
Proof of trade show insurance is mandatory for our shows. Coverage dates must include Move In and Move Out. We require a copy of your policy sent to Marie to keep on file before February 16th.
We also require that we are on your policy as additional insured:
Marketplace Events LLC
MacLeod Place II
306, 5940 MacLeod Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2H 2G4
If this coverage is not part of your existing policy HUB International is happy to assist any exhibitors looking to purchase Show Insurance:
HKMB Insurance - Order online here ($125)
ELECTRICAL | HOUSEKEEPING | PLUMBING | INTERNET
Internet and Computer Rentals
Pre-purchased Exhibitor Parking Passes
Holding Tank Rental
Other Calgary Stampede Information:
GES DECORATOR SERVICESExhibitor Order Forms
Online Exhibitor Ordering
Deadline for GES discount: Feb 11, 2019
- Furnishings (tables, chairs, etc.)
- Carpet & Under Padding
- Specialty Furnishings
- GEM Exhibits and Accessories (Booths)
- Signs and Graphics
- Installation & Dismantling Labour
- In-Booth Forklift Service
- AV Equipment/Services
Web Button: Increase traffic to your website with our free online button linking your customers to discounted tickets to the show. Let us know when our button is posted on your website, and we will mail you 10 free tickets to the show.
Deadline:February 15, 2019
Follow These Easy Steps:
- Right click on button (below) and save
- Load image onto your website
- Set up hyperlink so jpg image links through to our Ticket Host: https://calgaryhomeandgardenshow.tix123.com/
- Email your website link to Marie along with your mailing address
Call us if you have any problems or if you want to discuss any other easy cross-traffic drivers.
CUSTOMS INFORMATION & FORMSDavidson & Sons are who we partner with for our customs brokerage and event logistics.
Please click on the links below for any forms you may need.
Calgary Home + Garden Show - Canadian Customs Letter
D&S Customs Clearance Services- coming soon
D&S Shipping Services Kit- coming soon
For exclusive rates during the show, click here to book online!
When booking direct, please ask for the "2019 Calgary Home + Garden Show" rate.
Reservation deadline is January 25th, 2019
119 12 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0G8
All exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor.
Exhibitors are given the minimum number of badges allotted to their booth automatically (see chart below) with no form needing to be filled out. If the number of badges needed for your staff doesn't exceed the amount shown below, then simply have your staff check in at the Exhibitor Help Desk during or before the show to receive their badge.
Please note that badges do not display exhibitor or company names on them but are dicut in the size of a standard business card for you to insert.
|100 square feet||=||6 free badges|
|200 square feet||=||8 free badges|
|300 square feet||=||10free badges|
|400 square feet||=||12 free badges|
Each additional 100 square feet gets an additional 2 badges.
If you need more than the number of badges allotted to your booth, then please fill out theExtra Exhibitor Badge Order Form before February 22, 2019 and we will have them ready for you at check in.
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BADGES IN YOUR BOOTH as you need them to gain access to the show floor. Replacement badges are $10 each if lost, left at home, left in booth, a dog ate them etc.
BOOTH AWARDS & TIPS!
Each year, the Calgary Home + Garden Show awards six exhibitors, each in a different category, for standing out from their competition and peers. The categories for the booth awards are listed below, accompanied by the criteria our panel of judges look for when selecting the winning booth and company. We value all of the hard work our exhibitors put in to create their displays and design their spaces and award those who go above and beyond to put their best foot forward.
|Best In Show||Regardless of size, this booth displays the most unique display and design of any other in the show.|
|Best Large Space||This award goes out to the best booth that is 400 square feet or larger.|
|Best Medium Space||This award goes out to the best booth between 200 - 399 square feet.|
|Best Small Space||This award goes out to the best booth between 100 - 199 square feet.|
|Rookie of the Year||Regardless of size, this brand new company has taken the initiative to design their space in a manner that truly sets them apart from other new companies.|
|Nailed it!||Regardless of size, this booth has just overall nailed it at the show and leading up to it!|
|Spotlight||This award goes out to an exhibitor who has caught the attention of our show team, the spotlight is on you to thank you for all that you do!|
Things we look for:
• Meeting basic booth standards/expectations – height, signage, flooring, layout, etc
• Full floor covering (no subfloor, concrete or terracover exposed) and quality of floor covering
• Hard wall display (not mandatory but helps in the presentation of a professional display)
• Signage and signage quality
• No exposed studs or wiring (inside and outside booth)
• Paint and paint quality – taking the time to edge, tape seams, make the paint job look professional
• Wall quality – no visible damage
• Creativity and thought evident in booth design
Booth & Exhibiting Tips
Booth Design Guidelines
EXHIBITOR WARNINGWe have been made aware that companies claiming to be affiliated with Marketplace Events LLC, such as but not limited to: International Fairs Directory, Event-Fair (formerly Expo-Guide & FAIR Guide), Exhibition Housing Services, Global Travel Partners - are reaching out to our exhibitors offering sponsorship items in exchange for (exhibiting) company information and/or banking/credit card information. These companies do not have any business relationship with Marketplace Events LLC, nor have we given them authorization to use our Show names or Show-related information.
We strongly recommend that all exhibitors be extremely vigilant when it comes to giving your information to any company that you are not familiar with. If you have any questions about whether or not a company is warranted in reaching out to you regarding your participation in the Show(s), please don't hesitate to reach out to your Exhibit Sales Consultant.
Contact us today!
Jodi Vereschagin, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies A -E)
JodiV@mpeshows.com 403.253.1177 ext. 208
Hayley Hall, Exhibit Sales Consultant ( Companies F-P, #'s)
HayleyH@mpeshows.com 403.253.1177 ext. 203
Jayme Sander, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies Q - Z)
firstname.lastname@example.org 403.253.177 ext. 206