SCAM ALERT FOR EXHIBITORS
2024 information will be posted closer to event dates
The BC Home + Garden Show, in order to ensure a minimal footprint, does not print nor mail the Exhibitor Kit. All of the forms, links, and information you need is posted below.
PLEASE NOTE THIS PAGE IS CONSTANTLY BEING UPDATED AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
Contact Madelyne Lemieux, Show Coordinator
778.654.7702 or MadelyneL@mpeshows.com
ALL POWER ORDERS MUST BE MADE THROUGH BC PLACE STADIUM EXHIBITOR SERVICES DIRECTLY.
Safety Vests are required during move-in. If you do not have one, they will be for sale at Exhibitor Services.
For safety reasons during move-in/move-out, children under 16 years of age are prohibited in the building (this includes infants). This precaution is taken as there are vehicles operating in the stadium, including forklifts and machinery that are dangerous to the inexperienced.
Click Here to view the 2023 floor plan
Note that it is subject to change.
2023 Show Hours
|Thursday March 16, 2023||11:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m.|
|Friday March 17, 2023||11:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m.|
|Saturday March 18, 2023||10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
|Sunday March 19, 2023||10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
Exhibitor access to the show floor is only allowed 1 HOUR prior to show open on show days with your exhibitor badge.
There have been a number of spam emails offering our attendee lists. These are scams and the senders are unauthorized to use the Marketplace Events’ name. These scammers are attempting to receive monies from exhibiting companies without providing anything in return. These emails are not approved by Marketplace Events, and Marketplace Events would never ask for bank information or other sensitive information over email.
CLICK HERE for more information.
ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE
Your basic listing will be uploaded to the website when you book your booth. Within 24 hours you will receive an automated email to enhance your listing. This link can be used multiple times and you can make updates and changes to your listing until ONE day after the show commences. If you have any questions regarding the online exhibitor listing or do not receive the link, please email our digital support rep, JenK@mpeshows.com.
Learn more about the benefits of creating your enhanced listing.
Go from basic to ENHANCED!
Share your show pics or your home reno projects with us.
Hashtags: #VANHomeShow #YVRHomeShow
In efforts to protect potential joint customers from fraudulent events and scammers, we request that you do not create your own Facebook Event. This helps us manage ticket sales for the event, and ensures that our team are available to support both exhibitors and potential attendees with any questions, comments, or concerns that they have. Please feel free to reach out to your show manager or show marketing manager with your companies’ Facebook page and we can add you as a co-host to the official event.
Click Here to go to our Facebook Event for 2023.
Click Here for the Social Media Marketing Kit
Click here for our Social Media Cheat Sheet with tips for posting during the show!
BC Place Stadium
777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver BC V6B 4Y8
The Show Office is located inside the east entrance, near the field level floor access.
Take a break from your customers in a private lounge just for exhibitors! We want you to be able to step away and enjoy some quiet time, grab a bite to eat, or catch up on some stuff back at the office while someone else gives you a hand in your booth. Be sure to visit the Exhibitor Lounge at the back of the Food Court.
BC PLACE STADIUM ONLINE ORDERING
Click here to order your electrical, booth cleaning, plumbing needs and more!
Main Line Reception: 604.669.2300
Advanced pricing orders are due by Monday, March 6, 2023
REQUIRED READING & FORMS:
Please take some time to read through the Rules and Regulations:
BCHGS Rules & Regulations 2023
If you would like to host a contest, please complete the form below and send to MadelyneL@mpeshows.com
Big Screen Advertising
Throughout the show, we display exhibitor logos in rotation on the big screen that can be seen anywhere on the lower level. Don't miss out on the opportunity! Remember, the screen is large, and we want to make sure your company is advertised in the best way possible. Therefore, only jpeg or png files with a minimum resolution of 1000 x 600 pixels will be accepted.
Send Madelyne your high resolution logo before March 1st to ensure it's included.
GOODKEY SHOW SERVICES:
Goodkey Show Services Ltd. is one of Western Canada's most experienced full-service display contractors. They have a comprehensive show service inventory that includes an extensive selection of carpeting, hardwall and drapery, booth equipment, lighting and electric signage.
Advanced discounted rate deadline is February 23, 2023.
Move-In Schedule:Click here to view the move-in map!
If you have any questions, please contact:
General Move In Hours:
Monday, March 13th - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday, March 14th - 6:00am - 10:00pm
Wednesday, March 15th - 6:00am - 10:00pm (no vehicle access on lower level after 5pm)
Thursday, March 16th - 7:00am - 11:00am (show open)
If you do not need vehicle access into the building and can hand carry your items in, please do. You can park in 457 on the east side of BC Place.Please note that anyone on the show floor during move in and move out will require a mandatory high visibility vest as per BC Place Safety Regulations. They will be available for purchase on site through BC Place, or you may bring your own.
ALL VEHICLE TRAFFIC ACCESSING THE FIELD LEVEL WILL ENTER THROUGH THE WEST ENTRANCE AND EXIT THROUGH THE EAST
All vehicle traffic accessing the field level will enter through the west entrance off of Expo Boulevard and exit through the east onto Griffiths Way.
Move-Out Schedule:Click Here to view the move-out map!
Please note that all exhibitors may start to tear down their booth at 6:01 pm (NO EARLIER), and hand carry anything they want out of the building. Vehicles may NOT enter BC Place until carpets have been pulled up.
BC Place Stadium and Marketplace Events also will be enforcing a "take out what you bring in" rule so any trash/materials left in your booth space after you move out will be charged back to you to be disposed of. Please be sure to clean up your space when you leave.
Click this link to learn about advertising in the Official Show Guide, sponsorship opportunities, discounted client tickets, contest forms and so much more!
Exclusive Advertising Offer:
Get a 15% Discount on your Advertising with NextHome. Click here for details.
Liability requirements are $2,000,000 and we require a copy of your policy sent to Madelyne Lemieux to keep on file.
You may also have your insurance provider complete this form and send to Madelyne Lemieux to keep on file.
We also require that we are listed on your policy as additionally insured as:
Marketplace Events LLC
PO Box 70060 Rimrock Plaza PO
Toronto, OM M3J 0H3
Need temporary Exhibitor Insurance??
Our partners at Duuo are providing our exhibitors with an exclusive rate on the cost of vendor insurance for the BC Home + Garden Show. Click here to purchase your coverage in just a few clicks.
Parking is rented through Indigo for lot 457 (multi-day) and lot 39 (single day pass), and there are limited stalls available. Parking passes are issued as first come, first served.
Click here to order our parking pass for lot 457.
Click here to order our parking pass for lot 39 (oversize parking or individual day parking).
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: only purchase 1 product at a time and DO NOT log in or create an account - If you do this, your credit card will not go through.
*Please note that the exhibitor check in/desk is now located at the show office right before the field level entrance.
All exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor.
Exhibitors are given an allotted amount of badges to their booth based on square footage (see chart below). No forms or lists of names are needed as the badges are generic. If the number of badges needed for your staff does not 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.
BCHGS22- Exhibitor Badge Order Form - waived for 2022!
Please note that badges do not display exhibitor or company names on them but there is space to display your business card.
0 - 100 square feet = 5 free badges
150 - 200 square feet = 7 free badges
250 - 300 square feet = 9 free badges
350 - 400 square feet = 11 free badges
*Each additional 100 square feet gets an additional 2 badges.
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BADGES IN YOUR BOOTH as you need them to gain access to the show floor.
773 Beatty St
Vancouver, BC V6B 2M4
Located steps from the highlights of the city, the Georgian Court Hotel is one of the finest boutique hotels in Vancouver, BC. Conveniently located just steps from BC Place Stadium and many of the city’s main attractions, the Georgian Court blends timeless style and service with modern elegance.
To book your stay at the Georgian Court, you can call 604-682-5555, send an email to email@example.com.
Block name: BC Home + Garden Exhibitors & Attendees
Rate: $189 per night (does not include GST)
Please note the block is held until February 14th, 2023 so please be sure to book in advance.
OFFICIAL CARRIER & CUSTOMS BROKER
Davidson & Sons Event Logistics Canada is our partner for Exhibit Transportation & Customs Clearance services
Please ensure you fill out BOTH forms below and send orders to firstname.lastname@example.org
CANADA CUSTOMS INVOICE - FILLABLE (REQ’D IF SHIPPING FROM OUTSIDE CANADA
BC PLACE SHIPPING LABEL
Please attach the BC Place Shipping label to each piece you are shipping. THIS IS NOT A WAY BILL. BC Place will not accept any shipments arriving earlier than March 14th.
Any exhibitor sampling food or beverage products must complete the application form below. As per Vancouver Coastal Health, certain food and beverage exhibitors may need to rent equipment such as sinks or a washing station from the venue, depending on the type of food being handled. Please reach out to Nicole to discuss what is needed for your booth.
Send completed form to Nicole-Ann Poitras
Custom wall tattoos, signage & vinyl - Dado Designs Inc
Brochure & literature printing - VanPrint
Amber Beaton, Show Manager
Crystal Zeemel, Exhibit Sales Consultant
Tyler Griffeth, Exhibit Sales Consultant
Madelyne Lemieux, Show Coordinator