Buying Show

Buying Show

The 2018 Show will be taking place from October 16 - 18, 2018 at the Edmonton Expo Centre, Hall E

The PGA of Alberta is proud to present the largest Buying Show in Canada each year in Edmonton, Alberta. The purpose of this show is to bring Golf Professionals and Equipment Manufacturers together, so as to prepare their inventories for the following season.

Over the course of three days, close to 1,200 people gather from across the country and around the world, for a look at what’s new and exciting in the golf industry. The Buying Show is an event that is restricted to Members of the PGA of Canada, Non-PGA of Canada Golf Facilities and Golf Industry Equipment Manufacturers.

Click here to view the 2017-2018 Industry Guide. An updated version will be available at the Buying Show. 


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

EXHIBITOR SET UP

 8:00AM - 11:59PM

 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

 PGA OF CANADA VIEWING

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION

PGA OF CANADA APPOINTMENTS ONLY

  9:00AM - 5:00PM

3:00PM - 5:00PM

5:00PM - 6:00PM 

 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

 PGA OF CANADA APPOINTMENTS ONLY

 OPEN BOOKING

CORPORATE AFTERNOON *

 AWARDS COCKTAIL PARTY & BANQUET

 8:00AM - 9:00AM  

 9:00AM - 5:00PM

2:00PM - 5:00PM

 5:00PM - 7:30PM 

  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

PGA OF CANADA APPOINTMENTS ONLY

OPEN BOOKING

CORPORATE AFTERNOON *

8:00AM - 9:00AM 

 9:00AM - 5:00PM

 2:00PM - 5:00PM

*Please note: Corporate Buyers must be accompanied by a Golf Professional or Sales Representative while on the Show floor. 

REGISTER NOW AND PAY BY JULY 16, 2018 TO LOWER YOUR BOOTH RATE!


  • PGA of Canada members may schedule appointments in the hour before the set hours (8:00am – 9:00am) on Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th and the hour after (5:00pm-6:00pm) on Tuesday, October 16th.
  • NGCOA and Green Grass attendees are welcome to attend all day and make appointments both Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th.  
  • Corporate guests can attend  both Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th  between 2:00pm-5:00pm when accompanied by a golf professional from their facility.
  • Exhibitors that are entirely new to the PGA of Alberta Buying Show have the opportunity to rent a booth at a reduced size and rate. This space will be shared with other first time Buying Show exhibitors. Please contact the offer for this opportunity.
  • Save the Date: The PGA of Alberta Awards Evening will be Wednesday October 17th. The evening will begin with cocktails at 5:00pm and will be followed by the Awards Banquet at 5:30pm. All Exhibitors are encouraged to attend

CONTRACT TERMS, CONDITIONS AND DRESS CODE
EXHIBITOR INFORMATION PACKAGE
FLOOR PLAN LAYOUT


GES EXHIBITOR PACKAGE
Order through the EXHIBITOR PACKAGE  or  ONLINE - Advanced Pricing Deadline is September 28, 2018

 Each 10 x 10 booth includes:

  • 8’ Black Drape (black and white)
  • 8’ Side Drapes (black and white)
  • 6’ Table (black and white skirted)
  • Carpet (grey booth carpet, red aisle carpet)
  • 2 Chairs

Show Contractor: 780.469.7767, for any inquiries regarding booth set up, booth extras (ie. tables, chairs, etc)


SHIPPING ADDRESS

 PGA of Alberta Buying Show
Edmonton Expo Centre, Hall E
Booth #: _____ and/or Company Name
7515 118th Ave., Edmonton Alberta T5B 4X4
1-888-800-7275

 Shipments arriving prior to the Set Up day must be scheduled with GES  or the shipment will be refused. 
Shipments arriving on Set Up day must be signed for by a company representative.


 SHOWTECH POWER AND LIGHTING

Order through the EXHIBITOR PACKAGE  or  ONLINE - 
Advanced Pricing Deadline is September 27, 2018

For any inquiries regarding power, lighting, sign and banner hanging: 780.429.1162


RECOMMENDED HOTELS *Room Block Codes Coming Soon 


CAR RENTAL DISCOUNT - BUDGET

Your discount code with Budget is A041800.

Please call 1-800-268-0505 and quote your discount number above to book by phone.

Online at www.budget.ca and add your discount code to the reservation to book via internet.

PARKING
Parking Map

*Parking is Free, There Are No Parking Passes Required 


TERMINATION
The contract may be terminated through written notice sent to the PGA of Alberta at least 30 days before the Buying Show is held.  A sum of $200.00 will be retained to cover administrative fees.  The balance will be reimbursed to the exhibitor.  Should cancellation come less than 30 days before the show, the exhibitor must assume all costs related to their involvement in the show, including registration. 

EXHIBITOR LIABILITIES
The PGA of Alberta Buying Show will not be responsible for any products and/or services sold or offered by the Vendor.  The PGA of Alberta Buying Show will not assume any responsibility for losses or injuries to property or persons, which might be incurred from pilfering, water damage, fire, accident, or any other cause.  The exhibitor is liable for the damage and deterioration caused to the building, the booth, and the merchandise and goods of other exhibitors.

All Vendors must have commercial general liability insurance of TWO MILLION DOLLARS, and are required to submit an insurance certificate or certified copy of the policy.  This certificate must identify ‘PGA of Alberta’ as additional named insured, but only with respect to your business operations during the PGA of Alberta Buying Show.

The Vendor shall indemnify The PGA of Alberta and its Directors, Officers and Employees, and volunteers from all losses, claims, costs and liabilities which may arise directly or indirectly, as a result of the granting of this exhibitor license.  The Vendor shall be solely responsible for all acts or omissions due to or caused by any person at any time while occupying the Licensed Area.


ENQUIRIES
For Show Administration and all other inquires please contact Britney Andersen, Show Manager, by email [email protected] or phone the PGA of Alberta office 403.256.8894.

The Alberta Buying Show is the largest golf show in North America that is 100% owned and operated by PGA Members.  This is due to the solidarity and support for the show shown each year by our PGA of Alberta Members, the traditions and business practices we have been fortunate enough to acquire and carry forward from year to year, as well as the partnership and mutual respect that exists with our equipment manufacturers and their sales representatives.


BUYER HINTS

  • Arrive at the Buying Show organized and prepared to conduct business with your Sales Representatives
  • Ensure all staff representing your facility have been registered and are aware of the Buying Show Rules, Regulations and DRESS CODE (Jeans and cut-offs are not permitted)
  • Parking is Free, There Are No Parking Passes Required. Parking Map
  • PGA of Canada members may schedule appointments directly with Company Sales Representatives in the hour before the set hours (8:00AM – 9:00AM) on Wednesday and Thursday and the hour after (5:00PM-6:00PM) on Tuesday. 
  • Please book your hotel rooms early enough in order to guarantee your accommodations. Recommended Hotels: *Room Block Codes Coming Soon 

CAR RENTAL DISCOUNT - BUDGET
Your discount code with Budget is A041800.
Please call 1-800-268-0505 and quote your discount number above to book by phone.
Online at www.budget.ca and add your discount code to the reservation to book via Internet.


ENQUIRIES
For Show Administration and all other inquires please contact Britney Andersen, Show Manager, by email [email protected] or phone the PGA of Alberta office 403.256.8894.

The PGA of Alberta invites you to attend the Buying Show Education Series during the 3-day Show. 

Education Topics and Registration Details Coming Soon.