WELCOME TO THE 2023 EDMONTON HOME + GARDEN SHOW EXHIBITOR KIT

THE EXHIBITOR KIT WILL BE FULLY UPDATED 6-8 WEEKS BEFORE THE SHOW.

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. FLOORING IS MANDATORY. PLEASE READ EACH SECTION OF THE KIT THERE IS IMPORTANT INFORMATION WITHIN THIS PAGE ***

 

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. 

2023 SHOW HOURS

  Exhibitor Access:
Thursday, March 2312:00 pm - 9:00 pm8 AM
Friday, March 2412:00 pm - 9:00 pm11 AM
Saturday, March 2510:00 am - 9:00 pm9 AM
Sunday, March 2610:00 am - 6:00 pm9 AM


Exhibitor access to the show floor is only allowed 1 HOUR prior to show open on show days with the exception to opening day with your exhibitor badge.

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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QUICK LINKS - Coming Soon!

2022 EHGS Rules and Regulations
2022 EHGS Show Checklist
2022 EHGS Must Do's
2022 EHGS FAQ

Hall C Move-In Schedule

Hall E, F, G and H Move-In Schedule

SHOW FACILITY

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

SHOW OFFICE

Hall E Show Office

*Marketplace Events Team is ONLY at this location during the week of the Show - Tuesday, March 21nd - Monday, March 27th, 2023. 

 

HOW-TO ENHANCE YOUR COMPANY’S ONLINE EXHIBITOR LISTING

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 JenK@mpeshows.com.

Need help with your listing?

View the tutorial video - 

 

REQUIRED READING & FORMS

2022 EHGS Rules and Regulations

2022 EHGS Show Checklist

FormDetailsDeadline
Exhibitor Badge Order FormAll 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 11, 22
Exhibitor ListingTo update your basic online listing please contact Sarah @ sarahc@mpeshows.com for your unique link.Ongoing till one day after the show.
2022 EHGS Contest Request FormAny 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 11, 22

Other important documents:
2022 EHGS FAQ

2022 EHGS Must Do's 

If you plan on shipping any materials to the show , please ensure all pieces have a shipping label on them.

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 Hall E Show office during or before the show to receive their badge.

Please note that badges do not display exhibitor or company names on them.

100 square feet=6 free badges
200 square feet=8 free badges
300 square feet=10 free 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  Exhibitor Badge Order Form before March 11, 2022 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 GUIDELINES

Review the booth guidelines to make sure your booth is designed to meet Marketplace Events and Edmonton Expo Centre's standards:

 

*SOIL/GARDEN DISPLAYS*
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.

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 fill out the Exhibitor Ticket Order Form then scan and email to Sarah.

TRANSPORTATION  & CUSTOMS FORMS

Davidson & Sons is our official transport carrier and customs broker for the event. 
Please click on the links below for any forms you may need.

Transportation & Customs Order Form
Canada Customs Invoice

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 11th, 2022.

2022 EHGS Certificate of Insurance Form

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

Marketplace Events LLC | Edmonton Home + Garden Show

PO Box 70060 Rimrock Plaza PO
Toronto, ON 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 Edmonton Home + Garden Show. Click here to purchase your coverage in just a few clicks!

ELECTRICAL | HOUSEKEEPING | PLUMBING | INTERNET

Click here for the Directory of Services

Facility Services, Edmonton Expo Centre
Services through Edmonton Expo:

  • How to Purchase Parking Passes - Home Garden 2022
  • Edmonton Expo Map
  • Events Safety Compliance Policy for Show Managment & Exhibitors
  • Internet Services Form

Internet Form

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:
Simon Hollington-Sawyer
Cell: 587-336-6413

simon.hollingtonsawyer@encoreglobal.com

www.encore-can.com


ShowTech 
2022 ShowTECH Exhibitor Order Forms
2022 ShowTech Online Ordering

Deadline for ShowTECH discount: March 3, 2022

Services Available:

  • Signage Hanging

  • Electrical

  • Ceiling Lighting

  • Floor Lighting

  • Plumbing

  • Compressed Air/Natural Gas

  • Telecommunications

GES DECORATOR SERVICES

2022 EHGS GES Order Forms
GES Online Ordering Here

Deadline for GES discount: March 7, 2022

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

Online Web Banner/Eblast Inclusion Spec Sheet

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 email you 10 free tickets to the show. 

Deadline: March 11, 2022

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: https://edmontonhomeandgardenshow.tix123.com/
4. Email your website link to Sarah along with your mailing address 

Web Button:
Coming Soon!

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

Exclusive Advertising Opportunities

NextHomeGet a 15% Discount on your Advertising with NextHome. Click here for details. 

EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN AND MOVE-OUT

Move-In Schedule:
Hall C Move-In Schedule
Hall E, F, G and H Move-In Schedule

Move-Out Hours
Sunday, March 27th, 7PM - 10PM (one hour beginning at 6PM is needed for aisle carpet removal)
Monday, March 28th, 8AM - 2PM

Individuals under the age of fifteen are prohibited to be on the show floor, or back of house areas during Move In, Move Out, or while heavy machinery is operating.

PARKING

Exhibitor Parking - CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 

Parking passes will remain on sale at the price of $56 for the 4 days until end of day Thursday March 24th.

To reduce delays on ingress, 4 day passes will no longer be available at the 79th street booth. Parking passes must be purchased online. They will be available for purchase till Thursday evening at 10pm. After that, exhibitors will need to purchase regular day parking at $15/day.

All event passes will still have in and out privileges, with no charge for the move-in days.

Note: Exhibitors MUST park in the West Lot or in the Angled Exhibitor Parking behind the halls - subject to availability. Click here for the map.
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.

What happens if an exhibitor enters through a public entrance?

Exhibitors are welcome to enter through the public guest entrances (116 Ave North, 116 Ave South and 73 Street) but will be required to pull a ticket and pay the $15 per day guest rate which does not include in/out privileges. Please click here for our exhibitor parking map.

What payment types are accepted?

We will have credit/debit payment options available at every pay station inside the Edmonton EXPO Centre as well as at the exit gate. For Guest Parking Lots - There will be one pay station that will accept cash transactions located beside the Hall F Show Office. Please see the attached map for all pay station locations throughout the Edmonton EXPO Centre.

Overnight and Parking Trailers?

No overnight parking in the angled parking spots. Vehicles will be towed. Trailer parking has been moved to the south east lot. NO longer at the giant slide area.

CLICK HERE FOR THE EXHIBITOR PARKING MAP.

SELLING OR SAMPLING FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCTS

Edmonton Expo - FB Sales Sampling Form 2022
Alberta Health Services Vendor Notification
Alberta Health Services Vendor Package

Please send all forms to Sarah Carr at sarahc@mpeshows.com as well as submission to Alberta Health Services and the Edmonton EXPO Centre.

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 Propane Use Health & Safety Document

HOTEL INFORMATION

Chateau Lacombe Hotel
10111 Bellamy Hill
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N7

 
Guest may call the hotel direct and book under the Edmonton Home + Garden Show Guestroom Block
Block Code : 2203EDMONT

Direct Tel: 780:428-6611
Toll Free: 1-800-661-8801 

Self Parking and Breakfast are included with your booking.

**Please note that guests can only book rooms online that are blocked for this group. 
If a guest requires pre/post dates or an upgraded/different room type, they will need to call in to our reservations department to book the room.**

Discount Deadline: March 20, 2022

 

Edmonton Hotels by COST
Edmonton Hotels by DISTANCE
Edmonton Hotels by RATING

BOOTH AWARDS & TIPS!

Each year, the Edmonton Home & Garden 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 ShowRegardless 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
Best Marketing PartnerRegardless of size, this company has taken the initiative to promote the Edmonton Home + Garden Show
Best LandscapingRegardless of size, this booth displays the most unique display and design in landscaping of any other in the show.
Social Savvy

This award goes out to the exhibitor who is active in promoting the show and their involvement in 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

 

NEW REGULATION FOR SOIL/GARDEN DISPLAYS
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. 

NEW REGULATION FOR SIGNAGE & BANNER HANGING
Any signs/objects over 20 lbs. must be pre-approved by ShowTECH. 

CONTACT US TODAY!

Kristy Cairns, Group Manager (Companies A-C & #'s)
KristyC@mpeshows.com  1.800.633.8332 ext 231 | 587.892.5747

Jesyka Chorney, Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies D-N)
JesykaC@mpeshows.com  1.866.941.0673 ext 263 | 587.323.6120

Alex Black, Sr. Exhibit Sales Consultant (Companies O-Z)
AlexB@mpeshows.com  1.866.941.0673 ext 213 | 587.323.6101

Sarah Carr, Operations Manager
SarahC@mpeshows.com 1.866.941.0673 ext. 212 | 587.323.6117