Welcome to the Exhibitor Kit.

The 2018 Calgary Home + Garden Show Exhibitor Kit will be updated 4-6 before the Show - please check back! 

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. If you renewed your booth onsite at the 2016 Calgary Home + Garden Show, your BASIC electrical will be provided, compliments of Marketplace Events. 

Electrical orders can be made through Calgary Stampede Event Services - see Section 5 below.**

QUICK LINKS

Upload your 2017 Exhibitor Listing 
2017 Rules and Regulations
2017 Show Checklist 
2017 Floor Plan
2017 Must Do's 
2017 FAQ's

Show Facility

Calgary Exhibition + Stampede  
BMO Centre, Stampede Park  
20 Roundup Way SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2W1
Phone: 403-261-0377

Show Office

Room #105 - Across from Hall B at the BMO Centre  
Phone: 403-261-0583
Fax:     403-261-0323

*Marketplace Events Team is ONLY at this location during the week of the Show - Monday, February, 27th - Monday, March 6th, 2017.

Shipping & Receiving 

Click here for complete details

Show Hours

Thursday, March 1  12:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, March 2       12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, March 3   10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday, March 4     10:00am - 6:00pm

1. COMPLETE MANDATORY FORMS

Review, complete and return the following by fax or email as soon as possible, please double check that all of your contact information is correct. 

For due dates on all forms, view the 2017 Show Checklist

  • Safety Regulations Consent Form (For more information please read the Workplace Health and Safety Bulletin)
  • Certificate of Insurance Form
    • Don't have insurance? Purchase temporary insurance here 
  • Badges: we do not put names on exhibitor badges. Badges are to be picked up during Move-In at the onsite Show Office (Room 105, directly across from Hall B). Click here if you require EXTRA exhibitor badges.
  • Discounted Guest Tickets Form
  • Contest Request Form (optional) 
  • Logo Request Form (optional)
  • Exhibitor Listing Instructions: make sure you are listed on our website!
  • 2017 Customs Form (for Customs clearance, if required) 

2. BOOTH GUIDELINES

Review the booth guidelines to make sure your booth is designed to meet Marketplace Events and Calgary Stampede Event Services' standards:

2017 Booth Design Guidelines
Calgary Fire Department - Indoor Special Event Requirements
Sheds, Canopies, Tents and Temporary Structures
Natural Gas Rules and Regulations


**Please note that the Calgary Fire Department requires all materials (sheds, canopies, tents, temporary structures including signage in and hung above a booth) must be approved for indoor use and have a permanently attached label indicating conformance to CAN/ULC–S109, “Flame Tests of Flame-Resistant Fabrics and Films”.

3. EXHIBITING TIPS

How to Exhibit Successfully
Tips on Approaching Customers on the Show Floor
Booth & Exhibiting Tips
Top 10 Money Saving Tips at the Show

4. EXHIBITOR MOVE IN AND MOVE OUT

Move-In Hours: 
Click Here

Move-Out Hours:
Sunday 7PM – 10PM (one hour beginning at 6PM is needed for aisle carpet removal)
and Monday 8AM– 2PM.

All exhibitors must be completely moved out of the building by 2PM on Monday, March 6th, 2017 or you may incur charges from Stampede Event Services.

5. ORDER APPLICABLE SERVICES FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SHOW SUPPLIERS:

CLICK HERE FOR A DIRECTORY OF SERVICES

Calgary Stampede Event Services, BMO Centre and Corral:
2017 Calgary Stampede Order Forms
2017 Calgary Stampede ONLINE Ordering


Discount Deadline: February 13, 2017

Services Available:
  • Signage Hanging
  • Electrical
  • Ceiling Lighting
  • Floor Lighting
  • Plumbing
  • Telecommunications
  • 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


GES Decorator Services
2017 GES Package
2017 GES ONLINE Ordering

Deadline for GES Discount: February 13, 2017

Services Available:
Furnishings (tables, chairs, etc.)
Carpet & Under-Padding
Specialty Furnishings
GEM Exhibits and Accessories (booths)
Signs and Graphics
Plants
Installation & Dismantling Labour
In-Booth Forklift Service
AV Equipment/Services



Click here for a map of Calgary Stampede Event Service desk and GES desk locations.

6. EXHIBITOR GUEST TICKETS

Order your exhibitor guest tickets (VIP tickets) at a discounted rate to give to friends, family, current customers, prospective customers or whoever you wish. To place an order, please fax the Extra Badge & Guest Pass Form to 403.253.7878.

7. MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

Show Guide Ad Specs
Extra Marketing Opportunities
Extra Marketing Application
Category Sponsorship Opportunities


Web Button: Increase traffic to your website with our free online button linking your customers to discount tickets to the show.Let us know when our web button is posted and we’ll send you 10 FREE tickets to the show.
Deadline: February 17, 2017


Easy Steps:
1.  Right click the button (above) and save to your computer.
2.  Load onto your website
3.  Set up hyperlink so jpg image links through to our website: www.calgaryhgs.com
4.  Email Amy and let her know where you've posted it, or if you have any problems or want to discuss any other easy cross marketing opportunities.

8. SELLING OR SAMPLING FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCTS

Special Events Food Vendor Package
Concessionaire Agreement - Food & Non Alcoholic Beverages 
Concessionaire Agreement - Food Trucks
Guidelines for Indoor Event Demonstration Cooking
Use of Cooking & Warming Devices

9. HOTEL INFORMATION

Host Hotel: Hotel Arts -- Click here for the 2017 Exhibitor Rate
Discount Deadline: Friday, January 27, 2017

Below is a list of hotels in Calgary listed by: cost, distance (from the BMO Centre) and guest rating. All of the information below is from expedia.ca and is subject to change without notice. 

Calgary Hotels by COST
Calgary Hotels by DISTANCE
Calgary Hotels by RATING

Contact us today!

Jodi Vereschagin, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies A - E)
JodiV@mpeshows.com  403.253.1177 ext. 208

Dustin Smith, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies F - P, #'s)
DustinS@mpeshows.com  403.253.1177 ext. 203

Casey Matulic, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies Q - Z)

CaseyM@mpeshows.com  403.542.1649 

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