Buying Show

Buying Show

The 2019 Buying Show will be heading to CALGARY!
October 22-24, 2019 @ the BMO Centre - Hall C

The PGA of Alberta is proud to present the largest Buying Show in Canada each year. The purpose of this show is to bring Golf Professionals and Equipment Manufacturers together in order to prepare their inventories for the following season. We are very excited to announce that the PGA of Alberta Buying Show will be heading South in 2019 to the BMO Centre in Calgary, Alberta. The dates of this years Buying Show will be October 22-24, 2019, one week after the Thanksgiving holiday.

The BMO Centre is the largest convention centre in Calgary and is a world-class facility located in the heart of the city. By moving the Show to this venue located on the Stampede Grounds, attendees will have better access to hotels, transportation, restaurants, entertainment, etc., all within walking distance from the venue, helping make for a better overall experience.

Over the course of the three-day show, close to 1200 people gather from across the country and beyond for a look at what’s new and exciting in the golf industry. The Buying Show is an event restricted to Members of the PGA of Canada, Non-PGA of Canada Golf Facilities and Golf Industry Equipment Manufacturers.

Exhibitor registration for the 2019 Buying Show at the BMO Centre in Calgary will open in June. If your company would like to attend the Show, please contact Ashley Van Kroonenburg ([email protected]) to request a registration package once available.

2019 Exhibitor Booth Numbers & Floor Plan - Click Here


2019 Buying Show Sponsors...

                                                            



                                          



               


MONDAY, OCTOBER 21


> Exhibitor Set Up............................................................................................................


8:00am - 11:59pm

 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22


> Welcome Breakfast.....................................................................................................
(Sponsored by Gordon Food Service, TourTee & Greg Norman Collection)

> PGA of Canada Open Booking...............................................................................

> Education Seminar (The Body/Swing Connection).........................................

> New Member Orientation........................................................................................

> PGA of Canada Appointments Only....................................................................

> Buying Show Cocktail Reception (Register Here)...........................................
(Sponsored by Callaway GolfTribal Sportswear, Sleeman Breweries, Gordon Food Service & Hotel Arts)

> Roger Cleveland Presentation (PGA Members only)......................................
                  - Register Here


8:00am-9:30am


 9:00am - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm

3:00pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:00pm

5:00pm - 6:00pm



6:00pm - 7:00pm

 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23


> PGA of Canada Appointments Only....................................................................

> Open Booking................................................................................................................

> Education Seminar (Buying & Inventory Management Strategies)..........

> Corporate Afternoon*.................................................................................................

> Awards Cocktail Party & Banquet.........................................................................
(Sponsored by Jancor Agencies, Inside Golf, Brewsters BrewhouseGordon Food Service)


8:00am - 9:00am

 9:00am - 5:00pm

11:15am - 12:15pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm

 5:00pm - 7:30pm 

  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24


> PGA of Canada Appointments Only...................................................................

> Open Booking...............................................................................................................

> Education Seminar (World Handicap System Seminar)..............................

> Corporate Afternoon*...............................................................................................


8:00am - 9:00am

 9:00am - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm

 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

2019 Booth Numbers & Floor Plan - Click Here


CONTRACT TERMS, CONDITIONS AND DRESS CODE


Click HERE for the 2019 Exhibitor Information Package

  • Exhibitors that are entirely new to the PGA of Alberta Buying Show have the opportunity to rent a  50 square foot booth at a reduced rate. This space may be shared with other first time Buying Show exhibitors. Please contact the office for this opportunity.
  • PGA of Canada members may schedule appointments in the hour before the set hours (8:00am – 9:00am) on Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th and the hour after (5:00pm-6:00pm) on Tuesday, October 22nd.
  • NGCOA and Green Grass attendees are welcome to attend all day and make appointments both Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th.  
  • Corporate guests can attend  both Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th  between 2:00pm-5:00pm when accompanied by a golf professional from their facility.
  • Save the Date: The PGA of Alberta Awards Evening will be Wednesday October 23rd. 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

GES EXHIBITOR PACKAGE  - Official PGA of Alberta Show Contractor
Order through the EXHIBITOR PACKAGE or ONLINE - Advanced Pricing Deadline is October 1st, 2010

 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: (403) 243-2212, for any inquiries regarding booth set up, booth extras (ie. tables, chairs, etc)


SHIPPING ADDRESS

c/o GES/2019  PGA of Alberta Buying Show
Calgary Stampede, BMO Centre, Hall C
Booth #: _____ and/ Company Name
20 Roundup Way SE,
Calgary Alberta T2G 2W1

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.


CALGARY STAMPEDE EXHIBITOR ORDERING SERVICES

Order through the EXHIBITOR PACKAGE  or  ONLINE - Advanced Pricing Deadline is October 7, 2019


PREFERRED HOTELS 


CAR RENTAL DISCOUNT - BUDGET

Your discount code with Budget is BCD

Please call 1-403-226-1550 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.

  • Compact Car - $45.00
  • Midsize Car = $47.00
  • Full Sized Car = $50.00

PARKING

Parking will be free for all Exhibitors and Attendees. More details on parking will come closer to the event date.


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 Ashley Van Kroonenburg 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.


2019 Booth Numbers & Floor Plan - Click Here


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 complimentary to all Attendees. More details on parking to come soon.
  • 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 


PREFERRED HOTELS 

CAR RENTAL DISCOUNT - BUDGET

Your discount code with Budget is BCD

Please call 1-403-226-1550 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.

  • Compact Car - $45.00
  • Midsize Car = $47.00
  • Full Sized Car = $50.00

ENQUIRIES

For Show Administration and all other inquires, please contact Ashley Van Kroonenburg by email ([email protected]) or phone the PGA of Alberta office 403-256-8894.