Welcome to the 2018 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.
***REMINDER: You must purchase electrical for your booth display through ShowTECH.***
We have been made aware that companies claiming to be affiliated with Marketplace Events LLC, such as but not limited to: International Fairs Directory, Event-Fair (formerly Expo-Guide & FAIR Guide), Exhibition Housing Services - are reaching out to our exhibitors offering sponsorship items in exchange for (exhibiting) company information and/or banking/credit card information. These companies do not have any business relationship with Marketplace Events LLC, nor have we given them authorization to use our Show names or Show-related information.
We strongly recommend that all exhibitors be extremely vigilant when it comes to giving your information to any company that you are not familiar with. If you have any questions about whether or not a company is warranted in reaching out to you regarding your participation in the Show(s), please don't hesitate to reach out to your Exhibit Sales Consultant.
Edmonton Expo Centre
7515 – 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5B 4X5
Hall C Show Office
(effective October 24 – 29, 2018)
Phone: 780.471.7201 or 780.471.7204
*Marketplace Events Team is ONLY at this location during the week of the Show: Wednesday, October 24 - Monday, October 29, 2018.
Please note that the Exhibitor's Lounge in Room #202 will be setup as a quiet room for exhibitors to use if needed, however, there will not be any food & beverage service for this show.
Friday, October 26, 2018 12PM - 9PM
Saturday, October 27, 2018 10AM - 9PM
Sunday, October 28, 2018 10AM - 6PM
1. IMPORTANT FORMS
Review, complete and return the following by fax or email as soon as possible. Please double check that all of your contact information is correct.
For due dates on all forms, see the 2018 EFHS Show Checklist
2. BOOTH GUIDELINES
Review the booth guidelines to make sure your booth is designed to meet Marketplace Events and Edmonton Expo Centre's standards:
Displays containing soil, mulch or similar materials must use a fire retardant protective coating such as plastic to protect the floor and all facility equipment. Please note that additional cleaning charges may apply.
*SIGNAGE & BANNER HANGING*
Any signs/objects over 20 lbs. must be pre-approved by ShowTECH.
4. EXHIBITOR MOVE IN AND MOVE OUT
EFHS18 - Move In Schedule
No persons under the age of fifteen (15) may be present on the show floor, or back of house areas, during Move In, Move Out, or while heavy machinery is operating
Sunday, October 28, 2018 7PM - 10PM (one hour required for aisle carpet removal)
Monday, October 29, 2018 8AM - 12PM
5. ORDER APPLICABLE SERVICES FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SHOW SUPPLIERS:
CLICK HERE FOR A DIRECTORY OF SERVICES
Facility Services, Edmonton Expo Centre
Exhibitor Parking passes will be sold onsite during move-in there is no online ordering available at this time. All Show Management Staff, Exhibitors, Deliveries, etc. enter the grounds via 79th Street. **Cash is NOT accepted for parking services**
- Note: Exhibitors MUST park in the West Lot or in the Angled Exhibitor Parking behind the halls - subject to availability.
- Exhibitors MUST enter through the 79 St. & Borden Park Road entrance via 112th Ave.
- Parking Pass MUST be scanned upon both entry & exit.
- Parking Pass MUST be displayed and clearly visible on front dash at all times.
Services through Edmonton Expo:
- Exhibitor Parking
- Edmonton Expo Map
- Events Safety Compliance Policy for Show Managment & Exhibitors
- Internet Services
The Edmonton EXPO Centre is pleased to announce our new partnership with Freeman Audio Visual. Freeman has played a significant role and been a valued partner with the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) at the Shaw Conference Centre for many years and we are excited to welcome them to the Edmonton EXPO Centre.
Freeman joins us as a preferred supplier for all Audio-Visual Services, and as an exclusive supplier of all Internet and Phone Services.
A Canadian company with 60 years of experience providing quality audio visual services, Freeman has skills, knowledge and ingenuity that you can trust. We are proud to partner with a service provider that has the same dedication and enthusiasm that we do when it comes to putting on unforgettable events.
As the exclusive supplier for all Internet Services, Freeman will work with all events on your wired and wireless internet needs, as well as phone lines and faxes.
Please direct all inquiries to:
2018 ShowTECH Exhibitor Order Forms
2018 ShowTECH ONLINE Ordering
Deadline for ShowTECH discount: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
- Signage Hanging
- Ceiling Lighting
- Floor Lighting
- Compressed Air/Natural Gas
GES Decorator Services
2018 GES Order Forms
2018 GES ONLINE Ordering
Deadline for GES discount: Friday, October 12, 2018
- Booth Cleaning
- Furnishings (tables, chairs, etc.)
- Carpet & Under-Padding
- Specialty Furnishings
- GEM Exhibits and Accessories (booths)
- Signs and Graphics
- Installation and Dismantling Labour
- In-Booth Forklift Service
6. 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 Exhibitor Ticket Order Form to 403.253.7878, or scan and email to Sarah.
7. TRAFFIC DRIVERS
Extra Marketing Application
Extra Traffic Drivers
Online Web Banner/Eblast Inclusion Spec Sheet
Increase traffic to your website with our free online button linking your customers to discount tickets at the show. Let us know when our web button is posted, and we will mail you 10 free tickets
to the show.
Deadline: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Follow These Easy Steps:
- Right click on button (below) and save
- Load image onto your website
- Set up hyperlink so jpg image links through to our website: www.edmontonfallhomeshow.com
- Email your website link to Sarah Carr along with your mailing address
Call us if you have any problems or if you want to discuss any other easy cross-traffic drivers.
8.SELLING OR SAMPLING FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCTS
Edmonton Food Sales - Sampling Application Form
Alberta Health Services Vendor Notification - Included in Edmonton Expo Food and Beverage Sales & Sampling Form
Alberta Health Services Vendor Package - Included in Edmonton Expo Food and Beverage Sales & Sampling Form
Please note the following information:
The following are required to fill out sales and sampling applications
- Any vendor that is selling food or beverage meant for consumption on site
- Any vendor that is sampling any kind of edible product
The following are required to notify Marketplace Events so that we can notify Alberta Health Services
- All perishable items meant for consumption off site
The following are not required to fill out the sales and sampling application
- Commercially packaged products i.e. jams, coffee, tea, non-hydrated soups, energy bars, weight loss products
If so, you MUST abide by all parameters in the Northlands Propane Use Health & Safety Document
9. HOTEL INFORMATION
Discount Deadline: Monday, October 9, 2018
Exhibitor Rate at Host Hotel
Below is a list of hotels in Edmonton listed by: cost, distance (from the Edmonton Expo Centre) and guest rating. All of the information below is from expedia.ca and is subject to change without notice.
Edmonton Hotels by COST
Edmonton Hotels by DISTANCE
Edmonton Hotels by RATING
10. BOOTH AWARDS & TIPS!
Each year, the Edmonton Fall Home Show awards seven exhibitors, each in a different category, for standing out from their competition and peers. The categories for the booth awards are listed below, accompanied by the criteria our panel of judges look for when selecting the winning booth and company. We value all of the hard work our exhibitors put in to create their displays and design their spaces and award those who go above and beyond to put their best foot forward.
|Best In Show
||Regardless of size, this booth displays the most unique display and design of any other in the show.
|Best Large Space
||Best booth 400 square feet or larger
|Best Medium Space
||Best Booth between 200 - 399 square feet
|Best Small Space
||Best Booth between 100 - 199 square feet
|Rookie of the Year
||Regardless of size, this brand new company has taken the initiative to design their space in a manner that truly sets them apart from other new companies.
||Regardless of size, this booth has just overall nailed it at the show!
|Best Marketing Partner
||Regardless of size, this company has taken the initiative to promote the Edmonton Fall Home Show
Things we look for:
• Meeting basic booth standards/expectations – height, signage, flooring, layout, etc
• Full floor covering (no subfloor, concrete or terracover exposed) and quality of floor covering
• Hard wall display (not mandatory but helps in the presentation of a professional display)
• Signage and signage quality
• No exposed studs or wiring (inside and outside booth)
• Paint and paint quality – taking the time to edge, tape seams, make the paint job look professional
• Wall quality – no visible damage
• Creativity and thought evident in booth design
2018 EFHS Booth & Exhibiting Tips
2018 EFHS Booth Design Guidelines
Michelle Hebenton, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies A - E)
MichelleH@mpeshows.com 1.866.941.0673, ext. 202
Bryan Andrews, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies F - P)
BryanA@mpeshows.com 1.800.633.8332 ext. 229
Alex Black, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies Q - Z)
AlexB@mpeshows.com 1.866.941.0673, ext. 213
Kristy Cairns, Show Manager
KristyC@mpeshows.com 1.800.633.8332, ext. 231