Buying Show Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Checklist

Table of Contents (click link below to be directed to that section or scroll down on this page)

  1. Important Updates for the Buying Show
  2. Floor Plan (coming in September)
  3. Exhibitor Set-Up Day
  4. Industry Directory Form
  5. Badge Request Form
       
  6. Complimentary Food & Beverage at the Show
  7. Registered Golf Facilities
  8. GES Exhibitor Services Order Forms - Official Service Provider
  9. Calgary Stampede Exhibitor Services Order Forms
  10. New Product Section

  11. Preferred Hotel - Hotel Arts (10-min walk from venue)
  12. Shipping & Receiving Info
  13. Networking Events
  14. Dress Code
  15. Parking for Exhibitors
      
  16. Wireless Internet
  17. Termination
  18. Exhibitor Liabilities
  19. Enquiries
       

  IMPORTANT UPDATES  

VOYAGE CONTROL SYSTEM - SET-UP DAY (October 17th)

The Calgary Stampede BMO Centre Voyage Control System has been implemented for Set-Up Day at the PGA Buying Show on Monday, October 17th. The Voyage Control is to help with streamline the move-in process and reduce waiting times. Exhibitors have been segmented into different groups based on booth size and will be able to move into the Show at designated times.

An email has been sent to your Show contact (the person who registered for the Buying Show) on which User Group your company has been placed in, and how to book a move-in time on the voyage control system. If your company did not receive this communication, please contact [email protected] immediately.

YOU MUST BOOK YOUR SPECIFIC TIME WITHIN THE BOOKING DATE/TIME IN ORDER TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE BMO LOADING DOCK APRON. If you do not need access to the BMO Loading Dock Apron and can walk your items in from your parked vehicle, then you do not need to complete a booking.

Please ensure you book a time ASAP using the booking link provided in the email. Bookings are given on a first-come, first serve basis.
   


  FLOOR PLAN  

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CLICK HERE to view the updated floor plan and your booth number. *Please note the Floor Plan is subject to change.
    


  EXHIBITOR SET-UP DAY - MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th 

The Calgary Stampede BMO Centre Voyage Control System has been implemented for Set-Up Day at the PGA Buying Show on Monday, October 17th. The Voyage Control is to help with streamline the move-in process and reduce waiting times. Exhibitors have been segmented into different groups based on booth size and will be able to move into the Show at designated times.

An email has been sent to your Show contact (the person who registered for the Buying Show) on which User Group your company has been placed in, and how to book a move-in time on the voyage control system. If your company did not receive this communication, please contact [email protected] immediately.

YOU MUST BOOK YOUR SPECIFIC TIME WITHIN THE BOOKING DATE/TIME IN ORDER TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE BMO LOADING DOCK APRON. If you do not need access to the BMO Loading Dock Apron and can walk your items in from your parked vehicle, then you do not need to complete a booking.

Please ensure you book a time ASAP using the booking link provided in the email. Bookings are given on a first-come, first serve basis.
  


  INDUSTRY DIRECTORY FORM - DUE IMMEDIATELY  

All Exhibitors will be listed in our annual Industry Directory distributed at the Show. The Directory is a valuable resource for our 550+ Golf Professionals. Our members regularly use this document to find contact info on suppliers that support the Association. This is an exclusive document which only Exhibitors, PGA Members,and Industry Professionals have access to.

Please submit your company’s information for the Directory ASAP using the link below. If you are unsure if your company has submitted the form below, please contact [email protected] to verify.


SUBMIT FORM HERE
  

      


  EXHIBITOR SHOW BADGES FORM - DUE IMMEDIATELY  

BadgesPlease submit ALL names that will require a badge from your company at the Buying Show ASAP. Click link below to submit the badge request form. If you are unsure if your company has submitted the form below, please contact [email protected] to verify.

SUBMIT FORM HERE

    


  COMPLIMENTARY FOOD & BEVERAGE DURING THE SHOW 



In 2022, Gordon Food Service will be providing complimentary food and beverage options for all Exhibitors and Attendees for the entire 3-days of the Buying Show located in the 19th Hole (centre of the floor plan)! This will help your company save costs as well as gives you a chance to try their food and re-energize yourself at the Show.
   


  REGISTERED GOLF FACILITIES 



Click ’View Now’ below for the list of golf facilities currently registered for the 2022 Buying Show. Click on a Facility for more information including Professional Staff (PGA of Alberta Facilities only).


     


  GES EXHIBITOR SERVICES ORDER FORMS - OFFICIAL SERVICE PROVIDER (Booth Setup, Product Display, Furniture, Graphics, etc.)  



GES is the official service partner for the PGA of Alberta Buying Show 2022.

Their goal is to provide you with the best possible service and to ensure that your participation in the event is a success. If at any time during the planning process you have questions or need advice, just ask them, they are here to help! In preparation for the event, here are a few useful tips like we’d like to share with you:

  • Be sure to review this Exhibitor Services Manual carefully as it contains valuable information on Advance Pricing as well as the many services being offered by GES.
  • Ordering online is the best way to save money - UP TO 25%! Do so by the Advance Price deadline to ensure you receive the best rates available.
  • On-Site pricing is applicable to all orders received beginning on the first day of move-in through to the completion of the event.
  • Full payment is required at time of order. Please complete & return the enclosed "Credit Card Authorization Form ".
  • GES accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Debit, EFTs/Wire Transfers and cheques as methods of payment.
  • Exhibitors are required to pay 5% G.S.T. on all items when exhibiting in Alberta.

Each 10’ x 10’ booth includes:

  • 8’ Back Drape (black)
  • 8’ Side Drapes (black)
  • 6’ Table (black and white skirted)
  • Carpet (grey booth carpet, red aisle carpet)
  • 2 Chairs
  • Wireless Internet
  • Event Parking (No parking permit required)

Pricing Information:

> Advance Price
: Monday, October 3, 2022 - To take advantage of the Advance Price, all completed forms and full payment must be received on or before this date.

> Standard Price: Show Start Date - The Standard Price will be charged after the Advance Price Deadline Date has passed and up until the first day of event move-in.

> On-Site Price: Monday, October 17, 2022 - Orders received on the first day of event move-in through to the completion of the event are subject to the On-Site Price which begins on the date indicated.

Ordering:

> Online Ordering - CLICK HERE

> Exhibitor Services Form Package - CLICK HERE


  CALGARY STAMPEDE EXHIBITOR SERVICES ORDER FORMS (Power, Lighting, Banner/Sign Hanging, etc.)  

The Centre at Stampede Park is proud to be the exclusive provider of all electrical, sign/banner hanging, internet, telephone services, plumbing, natural gas, food and beverage and parking services on Stampede Park.

Please complete the form and return, along with the relevant order pages, no later than 14 days prior (Oct. 3rd) to the first move in day of the event (Oct. 17th) to receive the advance rate pricing, which offers a 30% discount. Orders received after the advance pricing deadline will be subject to the standard pricing rates.

Placing Your Order with the BMO Centre at Stampede Park
This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For orders placed online, the manual processing fee of $25.00 does not apply.

Payment is secure and you will receive instant confirmation that your order has been received. Upon receipt of your order, an exhibitor services consultant will communicate the requirements to the appropriate teams for execution. Prior to your arrival, the exhibitor concierge will verify that you order is set to be fulfilled.

Exhibitor Services Contact Info at Stampede Park BMO Centre
P: 
403.261.0377  /  E: [email protected]

Important Reminders:

  • If your order is received, no later than 14 days prior to the first move-in day of the event you will receive the advance rate pricing, which offers a 30% discount.

  • Effective January 1, 2022, for orders submitted via paper forms, a $25.00 manual processing fee applies.

  • For last-minute order requirements during move in, please visit our order desk on the event floor and speak to one of their exhibitor services consultants.

  • Parking and Wireless Internet is complimentary for all Exhibitors and Attendees

Ordering:

> Online Ordering - CLICK HERE

> Exhibitor Services Form Package - CLICK HERE
  


  NEW PRODUCT SECTION 

There will be a New Product Section on the Show floor highlighting the innovative products coming out in 2023. The office will contact you shortly and allow you to feature a product in this section.
   


  PREFERRED HOTEL - HOTEL ARTS CALGARY 

 

HOTEL ARTS CALGARY

Only a 10-minute walk from the BMO Centre!

Rates
17 – 21 October 2022  (Mid-Week)
> Luxury Rooms - $205/night plus taxes & fees
> Luxury Suites - $255/night plus taxes & fees

16 and 21-23 October 2022  (Weekend)
> Luxury Rooms - $165/night plus taxes & fees
> Luxury Suites - $215/night plus taxes & fees

Deadline to Book
Monday, September 19th

Booking Link
Click Here for more info and booking link
    


  SHIPPING & RECEIVING INFO  

GES (Official Service Partner for the PGA of Alberta Buying Show)

Calgary Stampede


  ACCESS TO PRIVATE NETWORKING EVENTS 

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Opening Welcome Breakfast (Day 1) - Tuesday, Oct. 18th @ 8:00am
We will be hosting a complimentary Grand Opening Breakfast sponsored by Gordon Food ServiceImpact Canopy CanadaSundog Eyewear/Tour Tee & Jancor Agencies. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 18th located in the foyer space at the BMO Centre just outside of the Show floor. This is a complimentary event and all Exhibitors and Attendees are encouraged to attend. The event begins at 8:00am, 1-hour before the Show officially opens at 9:00am, and will run to 9:30am.

>> Click Here to Register

Hotel Arts Cocktail Reception (Day 1) - Tuesday, Oct. 18th @ 5:00pm
This is a complimentary Cocktail Reception sponsored by TribalGordon Food Service & Hotel Arts, will be held after Day 1 of the Show at Hotel Arts in Calgary (119 12 Ave SW, Calgary) which is a 10-minute walk from the BMO Centre! This is a complimentary event featuring beverages and appetizers and all Exhibitors and Attendees are encouraged to attend.

>> Click Here to Register

PGA of Alberta Awards Banquet & Cocktail Reception (Day 2) – Wednesday, Oct. 19th @ 5:00pm
All Attendees & Exhibitors of the Buying Show are encouraged to join us for an evening of recognition and celebration after Day 2 of the Show on October 19th for the Awards Banquet & Cocktail Reception sponsored by Gordon Food Service, BPG & Levelwear. The evening will kickoff with cocktails & appetizers at 5:00pm and will be followed by the Awards Banquet at 5:40pm, held in the Palomino Room at the BMO Centre (located right beside Hall D). This is a complimentary event and all Exhibitors and Attendees are encouraged to attend.

>> No registration required
  


  DRESS CODE 

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Dress code is business attire (Jeans, cut-offs, track suits, shorts, hats, etc., are NOT permitted at the Show). Dress Code is in effect at all times during Show hours.
  


  PARKING 

Parking will be complimentary for all Exhibitors and Attendees. NO parking permit/pass is required.

Please quote "PGA Buying Show" at the gate to gain entry into parking lots. Exhibitors can park in lot 14 and 20. CLICK HERE for lot map of the Calgary Stampede grounds.
  


  WIRELESS INTERNET 



Wireless Internet will be COMPLIMENTARY  for all Exhibitors and Attendees. Wifi access code will be given at the Show.
  


  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.

The exhibitor agrees to respect the timetable in the show schedule. In return, the organizing committee agrees to provide access to the exhibition site as stipulated in the timetable.
   


  ENQUIRIES 

For Show Administration and all other inquires, please contact Trevor Rioux by email ([email protected]).