Buying Show

Buying Show

WELCOME TO THE 2020 PGA OF ALBERTA BUYING SHOW 
October 20-22, 2020 @ 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. SAVE THE DATE of this years Buying Show will be October 20-22, 2020.

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 2020 Buying Show at the BMO Centre in Calgary is NOW open. If your company would like to attend the Show, please contact Ashley Van Kroonenburg ([email protected]) if you have any questions.


Our 2020 Buying Show Sponsors

                                               




                                                          



MONDAY, OCTOBER 19


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


8:00am - 11:59pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20


> Welcome Breakfast
.....................................................................................................
                                  > Sponsored by Gordon Food Service

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

                                                                         > Education Seminar

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

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

              > Buying Show Cocktail Reception ...........................................
                                                                          > Sponsored by Gordon Food Service & Hotel Art


8:00am-9:30am


9:00am - 5:00pm

TBD

3:00pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:00pm

TBD

 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21


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

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

> Education Seminar 

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

> Awards Cocktail Party & Banquet.........................................................................
                                > Sponsored by Gordon Food Service

8:00am - 9:00am

 9:00am - 5:00pm

TBD

2:00pm - 5:00pm

 5:00pm - 7:30pm 

  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22


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

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

> Education Seminar 

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


8:00am - 9:00am

 9:00am - 5:00pm

TBD

 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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

 


CONTRACT TERMS, CONDITIONS AND DRESS CODE


Click HERE for the 2020 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 21st and Thursday, October 22nd and the hour after (5:00pm-6:00pm) on Tuesday, October 20th.
  • NGCOA and Green Grass attendees are welcome to attend all day and make appointments both Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd.  
  • Corporate guests can attend  both Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd  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 21st. 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, 2020

 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 5, 2020


PREFERRED HOTELS 



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.



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 

GO GREEN- WALK, TRAIN OR TAKE A LIME SCOOTER TO THE SHOW! 


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.