WELCOME TO THE 2022 CALGARY HOME + GARDEN SHOW EXHIBITOR KIT
THE EXHIBITOR KIT WILL BE FULLY UPDATED 6-8 WEEKS BEFORE THE SHOW
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.
The safety of our attendees, exhibitors, and staff is our top priority. We will follow all safety protocols in place at the time of the show, as dictated by the venue and local authorities. Exhibitors will be notified of those guidelines 30 days out from the start date of the show. Click here for current AHS approved health measures and protocols (current as of 10/28/2020) that will be implemented at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park to ensure a safe and successful event.
There are to be no vehicles allowed on the show floor for show hours without permission from management.
No Children are allowed on the show floor during move in or move out as it is considered a construction zone during this time.
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
*Marketplace Events Team is ONLY at this location during the week of the Show - Tuesday, February 22 - Monday, Feb 28, 2022.
Shipping & Receiving
Ensure these 4 things are on your packages Label.
Show Name - Calgary Home & Garden Show
Company Name - Your Company Name
Booth Number - Your Booth Number at the Show
Contact Name & Number
Click here for complete details
HOW-TO ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTINGYour basic listing will be uploaded to the website when you book your booth. Within 24 hours you will receive an automated email to enhance your listing. This link can be used multiple times and you can make updates and changes to your listing until ONE day after the show commences. If you have any questions regarding the online exhibitor listing or do not receive the link, please email Sarah Carr.
Mandatory Reading and Forms to Return
|Safety Regulations||Please read the Workplace Health & Safety Bulletin prior to completion of form||Feb 15, 2022|
|Insurance Certificate||Liability Insurance is required to participate in our shows.||Feb 15, 2022|
|Contest Request||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, 2022|
|Rules & Regulation||Important Rules & Regulations for the show and venue.||Prior to Move-In|
|Badge Order Form||Require additional Badges or tickets? Complete this form and submit it to Sarah.||Feb 15, 2022|
|Exhibitor Listing||Have you completed enhancing your online company listing? Your Online listing is what Consumers will see about your company before attending the show. Please reach out to Sarah if you do not have your unique link.||ASAP|
|Booth Design Guidelines||Information about the different styles and sizes of booths and their set up.|
|Tips and Tricks||From how to Promote your Company and Services to qualifying attendees.|
Other Important Reading:
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 Sarah Carr to keep on file before February 15th.
Certificate of insurance form
We also require that we are on your policy as additional insured:
Marketplace Events LLC | Calgary Home + Garden Show
PO Box 70060 Rimrock Plaza PO
Toronto, ON M3J 0H3
Need Temporary Exhibitor Insurance??
Our partners at Duuo are providing our exhibitors with an exclusive rate on the cost of vendor insurance for the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Click here to purchase your coverage in just a few clicks!
ELECTRICAL | PLUMBING | INTERNET
Click here for the Directory of Services
Calgary Stampede Event Services
Deadline for Stampede discount: February 7, 2022
- Signage Hanging
- Ceiling Lighting
- Floor Lighting
- Internet and Computer Rentals
- Pre-purchased Exhibitor Parking Passes
- Water Hookups
- Holding Tank Rental
Other Calgary Stampede Information:
- Park Map - Find Your Way Through Stampede Park
- Calgary Stampede Concessionaire - Food & Non-Alcoholic
Exhibitors will have to place their orders at least 2 hours before the meal service daily. It will allow time for the kitchen team to prepare their meals, make the packages and make sure that everything is displayed perfectly for when the food is delivered to the exhibitors.
GES DECORATOR SERVICES
Deadline for GES discount: February 8, 2022
- 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 email you 10 free tickets to the show.
Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
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.mpetickets.com/
- Email your website link to Sarah Carr along with your mailing address
Request a Promo Code: Offer your Social Media followers a discounted price on tickets by letting them know your promo code. This will save your followers $4 per ticket. Email Sarah Carr for more information.
Call us if you have any problems or if you want to discuss any other easy cross-traffic drivers.
Exclusive Advertising Opportunities
Get 15% off when you advertise with Canada’s Home Idea Book: Reno+Décor. Click here for more info.
EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN AND MOVE-OUT
As a reminder, you must set up a profile through Voyage Control and make a booking based on your Code. Check your email for more information.
Move In Map - Please note you still need to book a time through Voyage Control.
No children are permitted on the show floor during move in and move out as it is considered a construction zone during these times.
Please be courteous, remove your vehicles as soon as possible after unloading to make room for others.
Sunday, February 27 7PM - 10PM (one hour beginning at 6PM is needed for aisle carpet removal)
Monday, February 28 8AM - 2PM
Pre-purchase your parking pass through Calgary Stampede ServicesDue to ongoing construction on the Stampede Grounds, free overnight or extra parking/storage is limited. There are limited spots in Lot #25A for Trucks/Trailers/Bobcats only. Extra equipment such as pallets, granite, bricks, gravel piles, can not be left in this lot unless enclosed or on a trailer. These spots are available on a first come first serve basis.
Exhibitor parking is currently in any of the gray paid lots, with the construction going on at the grounds this may change. Updates will be posted here.
Reservation deadline is Feb 11, 2022
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 Show Office before the show opens 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 the Extra Exhibitor Badge Order Form before February 22, 2021 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
We 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.