2019 Edmonton Home + Garden Show Exhibitor Kit Information will be made available closer to show date.

Welcome to the 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.

**PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for ordering any and all electrical services that you require for your booth display. Electrical orders can be made through ShowTECH**

ATTENTION EXHIBITORS:

Toyota Canada is the Official Automotive Sponsor of the Edmonton Home + Garden Show. There are to be no vehicles allowed on the show floor without permission from management. 

2018 SHOW HOURS

Exhibitor Access:
Thursday, March 22 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm 11 AM
Friday, March 23 12:00 - 9:00 pm 11 AM
Saturday, March 24 10:00 am - 9:00 pm 9 AM
Sunday, March 25 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 9 AM

Exhibitor access to the show floor is only allowed 1 HOUR prior to show open on show days with your exhibitor badge.
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HOW-TO SET UP YOUR COMPANY’S 
EXHIBITOR LISTING

To upload your company's online exhibitor listing please follow the instructions here.
Click here to access the submissions page.

SHOW FACILITY

Edmonton Expo Centre
7515 – 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T5B 4X5

SHOW OFFICE

Hall E Show Office
Phone: (780) 491-5547 | (780) 491-5548

SHOW FLOOR PLAN

EGHS18 Floor Plan

*Marketplace Events Team is ONLY at this location during the week of the Show - Tuesday, March 20th - Monday, March 26th, 2018. 

REQUIRED READING & FORMS

2018 Show Rules & Regulations
2018 Customs Letter

Show Checklist
Form Details Deadline
Exhibitor Badge Order Form All Exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor.Replacements are $10 each if badge is lost or left in booth. March 5, 2018
Exhibitor Listing You will not be listed on our website as an exhibitor unless you submit your listing.Click the link to the left for detailed instructions. March 16. 2018
Contest Form Any company wishing to hold a prize give-away or contest of any kind at the Show, must complete and submit this form for approval. March 16, 2018
Other important documents:
FAQ
Pre-show Checklist
EHGS Directory of Services
If you plan on shipping any materials to the show , please ensure all pieces have a shipping label on them.

SHOW INSURANCE

Proof of trade show insurance is mandatory for our shows. Coverage dates must include Move In and Move Out. We require a copy of your policy sent to Sarah to keep on file before March 9th, 2018.

Certificate of insurance form

We also require that we are on your policy as additional insured:

MARKETPLACE EVENTS LLC

MacLeod Place II
306, 5940 MacLeod Trail SW
Calgary, AB  T2H 2G4 

If this coverage is not part of your existing policy HUB International is happy to assist any exhibitors looking to purchase Show Insurance:
Temporary HKMB Insurance - Order Here ($125)

ELECTRICAL | HOUSEKEEPING | PLUMBING | INTERNET

Click here for the Directory of Services

Edmonton EXPO Centre
2018 Expo Centre Internet Ordering

ShowTech 
2018 ShowTECH Exhibitor Order Forms
2018 ShowTech Online Ordering 

Deadline for ShowTECH discount: March 7th, 2018

Services Available:

  • Signage Hanging

  • Electrical

  • Ceiling Lighting

  • Floor Lighting

  • Plumbing

  • Compressed Air/Natural Gas

  • Telecommunications

GES DECORATOR SERVICES

2018 GES Package 
GES Online Ordering Here

Deadline for GES discount: March 2, 2018

Services Available: 

  • Furnishings (tables, chairs, etc.)
  • Carpet & Under Padding
  • Specialty Furnishings
  • GEM Exhibits and Accessories (Booths)
  • Signs and Graphics
  • Plants
  • Installation & Dismantling Labour
  • In-Booth Forklift Service
  • AV Equipment/Services

TRAFFIC DRIVERS

Everything from guest tickets and banner installation, to show guide advertising. Click the link above to access the extra marketing application, fill out the form and email or fax back to your sales rep.

Web Button: Increase traffic to your website with our free online button linking your customers to discounted tickets to the show. Let us know when our button is posted on your website, and we will mail you 10 free tickets to the show. 

Deadline: March 9, 2018

Follow These Easy Steps:

  1. Right click on button (below) and save
  2. Load image onto your website
  3. Set up hyperlink so jpg image links through to our Ticket Host:
  4. Email your website link to Keely along with your mailing address

Web button:

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Call us if you have any problems or if you want to discuss any other easy cross-traffic drivers. 

EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN AND MOVE-OUT

Move-In Schedule:
Click here to view

Move-Out Hours
Sunday, March 25th, 7PM - 10PM (one hour beginning at 6PM is needed for aisle carpet removal)
Monday, March 26th, 8AM - 2PM

PARKING

Pre-purchase your parking pass through Edmonton EXPO Centre here. Select "Buy Parking" & locate show name & date.

Facility Services, Edmonton Expo Centre
Exhibitors must now purchase parking passes prior to Move In online, parking can be ordered here. As part of this change, we are requesting that 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.

SELLING OR SAMPLING FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCTS

Edmonton Food Sales - Sampling Application Form
Alberta Health Services Vendor Notification
Alberta Health Services Vendor Package

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

  • Spices
  • Commercially packaged products i.e. jams, coffee, tea, non-hydrated soups, energy bars, weight loss products

Using propane? If so, you MUST abide by all parameters in the Northlands Propane Use Health & Safety Document 

CUSTOMS INFORMATION & FORMS

Davidson & Sons are who we partner with for our customs brokerage and event logistics.  
Please click on the links below for any forms you may need.

Edmonton Home + Garden Show - Canadian Customs Letter
D&S Customs Clearance Services- coming soon
D&S Shipping Services Kit- coming soon

HOTEL INFORMATION

Matrix Hotel
10640 100 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 3N8

Discount Deadline: 

Click here to book online

EXHIBITOR BADGES

All exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor. 

Exhibitors are given the minimum number of badges allotted to their booth automatically (see chart below)  with no form needing to be filled out. If the number of badges needed for your staff doesn't exceed the amount shown below, then simply have your staff check in at the Exhibitor Help Desk during or before the show to receive their badge.

Please note that badges do not display exhibitor or company names on them but are dicut in the size of a standard business card for you to insert.

100 square feet = 6 free badges
200 square feet = 8 free badges
300 square feet = 10free badges
400 square feet = 12 free badges

Each additional 100 square feet gets an additional 2 badges.

If you need more than the number of badges allotted to your booth, then please fill out the Extra Exhibitor Badge Order Form before March 5th 2018 and we will have them ready for you at check in.

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BADGES IN YOUR BOOTH as you need them to gain access to the show floor. Replacement badges are $10 each if lost, left at home, left in booth, a dog ate them etc. 

BOOTH AWARDS & TIPS!

Each year, the Calgary Renovation Show awards six 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, thisbrand new companyhas taken the initiative to design their space in a manner that truly sets them apart from other new companies.
Nailed it!
Regardless of size, this booth has just overall nailed it at the 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
Booth & Exhibiting Tips
Booth Design Guidelines

EXHIBITOR WARNING

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

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Contact

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, #'s)
BryanA@mpeshows.com 1.800.633.8332, ext. 229

Alex Black, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies K - Z)
AlexB@mpeshows.com  1.866.941.0673, ext. 213

Kristy Cairns, Sales Manager
KristyC@mpeshows.com 1.800.633.8332, ext. 231