The Exhibitor Kit will be complete 8 weeks prior to the show. Please check back!
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.
SUBMIT YOUR BUYER'S GUIDE LISTING
Click here to view a floor plan.
Click here to read the rules & regulations.
Click here to read the exhibitor terms & conditions.
Click here to download the exhibitor checklist.
Calgary Exhibition + Stampede
BMO Centre, Stampede Park
#20 Roundup Way SE
Calgary, AB T2G 2W1
Room #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 22nd - Monday, February 29, 2016.
Thursday, February 25 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, February 26 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, February 27 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday, February 28 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 all your contact information is correct. For due dates on all forms, view the 2016 Show Checklist.
- Safety Regulations Consent Form - 2015 (For more information please read the Workplace Health and Safety Bulletin)
- Certificate of Insurance Form - 2015
- Insurance: Purchase temporary insurance here. (For more information click here)
- Badges- We are no longer putting names on exhibitor badges. You will be sent your allotment of badges but click here to purchase additional badges require extra exhibitor badges.
- Contest Request Form (optional)
- Logo Request Form (optional)
- Online booth number listing.
- Buyer's Guide Listing Instructions - 2016
- Show Guide Advertising Spec Sheet and Extra Marketing Contract
2. HOTEL INFORMATION
For exhibitors looking for accommodations during their stay in Calgary for the show, please refer to our Exhibitor Rate at Host Hotel - Hotel Arts.
3. BOOTH GUIDELINES
Review the booth guidelines to make sure your booth is designed to meet Marketplace Events, Calgary Stampede Services' and the City of Calgary Fire Department Regulations.
2015 Booth Design Guidelines
Calgary Fire Department Safety Requirements
Building and Occupant Fire Safety
Sheds, Canopies, Tents and Temporary Structures - Calgary Fire Department Regulations
Natural Gas Rules and Regulations
Calgary Stampede Fire & Emergency Safety Plans
**Please note that the Calgary Fire Department requires all materials (sheds, canopies, tents, temporary structures including signage in and hung above a booth) must have proof that these materials comply with fire regulation and are rated CAN/ULC - S109.
4. EXHIBITING TIPS
How to Exhibit Successfully
Tips on Approaching Customers on the Show Floor
Booth & Exhibiting Tips
Top 10 Money Saving Tips for Exhibitors
5. EXHIBITOR MOVE IN AND MOVE OUT AND EXHIBITOR PARTY
Move In Hours:
Move in Schedule will be complete 4 weeks prior to the Show.
Move Out Hours:
Sunday 7pm – 10pm (one hour beginning at 6 pm is needed for aisle carpet removal) and Monday 8am – 2pm. All exhibitors must be completed moved out of the building by 2pm on Monday.
6. ORDER APPLICABLE SERVICES FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SHOW SUPPLIERS: CLICK HERE FOR A DIRECTORY OF SERVICES
Facility Services, BMO Centre and Corral, Stampede Park:
Exhibitor Order Form and Event Services and Parking.
Discount Deadline: TBD
Internet and Computer Rentals
Discount Deadline: TBD
Carpet & Under Padding
GEM Exhibits and Accessories (Booths)
Signs and Graphics
Installation & Dismantling Labour
In-Booth Forklift Service
Click here for a map of Calgary Stampede Event Service desk and GES desk locations.
7. 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 2015 Extra Badge & Guest Pass Form to 403.253.7878.
8. MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
Show Guide Advertising Spec Sheet
Extra Marketing Application
Category Sponsorship Opportunities
(email blasts, web banners & more!)
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: TBD. Please check back later in the year for the 2016 button.
1. Right click the button (above) and save
2. Load onto your site
3. Set up hyperlink so jpg image links through to our website: www.calgaryhomeshow.com
4. Call us if you have any problems or if you want to discuss any other easy cross marketing opportunities.
9. SELLING OR SAMPLING FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCTS
Concessionaire - Food and Non Alcoholic Agreement
Food and Beverage Guidelines
Use of Cooking Warming Devices
Calgary Health Region Special Events and Trade Shows Vendor Package
10. HOTEL INFORMATION
Exhibitor Rate at Host Hotel - Hotel Arts
Below is a list of hotel in Calgary listed by: Cost, Distance (from the Stampede) + Rating. All the information below is from expedia.ca + is subject to change without notice.
Calgary Hotels by DISTANCE
Calgary Hotels by RATING
Contact us today!
Jenn Tait, Assistant Show Manager
JennT@mpeshows.com 403.253.1177 ext. 207
Kim Meroniuk, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies A - J)
KimM@mpeshows.com 403.253.1177 ext. 208
Casey Matulic, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies K - Z)
Micheline Picot, Exhibitor Marketing & Sales Coordinator
MichelineP@mpeshows.com 403.253.1177 ext 205