The Vancouver Fall Home Show, in order to ensure a minimal footprint does not print and mail the Exhibitor Kit. All of the forms, links, and information you need is posted below.
Please note that this page is always being updated as new information becomes available.
Contact Zoe Watters, Show|Office Administrator
604.639.2288 ext 225 | firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 SHOW HOURS
Exhibitor access to the show floor is only allowed 1 hour prior to show open on show days.
|Thursday, October 26
||4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Friday, October 27
||NOON - 9:00 pm
|Saturday, October 28
||10:00 am - 9:00 pm
|Sunday, October 29
||10:00 am - 6:00 pm
How-to set up your company’s
Click the below buttons for instructions on how to set up your exhibitor listing and access to the submission page.
Instructions Submission Page
Vancouver Convention Centre - West Building
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3
The Show Office will be located against the North Wall in Hall C. Please note that the Marketplace Events staff will only be in this location the week of the event: Tuesday, October 24 to Monday, October 30, 2017.
SHOW FLOOR PLAN
VFHS 2017 Floor Plan
- Last Updated: July 2017
Required Reading & Forms
2017 Show Rules and Regulations
Canadian Customs Letter
- For US Exhibitors
2017 Exhibitor Checklist
of all your deadlines
|Exhibitor Badge Order Form
||All Exhibitors need to display their badge on show days to gain admittance to the show floor. Replacements are $9 each if badge is lost or left in booth.
||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.
||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.
If you plan on shipping any materials to the show , please ensure all pieces have a Shipping Label
NO Smoking is permitted on the load in bays or off of Waterfront Road
. If you wish to smoke, you must go to the upstairs street level exits to do so.
Proof of trade show insurance in mandatory for our shows. Coverage dates must include Move In and Move Out. Liability requirements are $2,000,000 and we require a copy of your policy sent to Zoe
to keep on file before October 24th
We also require that we are on your policy as additional insured:
Marketplace Events LLC
#212 - 1847 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC V6J 1Y6
If this coverage is not part of your existing policy HUB International is happy to assist any exhibitors looking to purchase Show Insurance:
HKMB Insurance for Exhibitors
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.
2017 Goodkey Order Forms
(Carpet, Hardwalls, Furniture Etc...)
Early Bird Pricing Deadline: October 12th
ELECTRICAL | HOUSEKEEPING | PLUMBING | INTERNET
To purchase power, add a telephone line, a hard wired internet line etc. Please visit the Vancouver Convention Centre Website
to order your services online
or contact Exhibitor Services at
(604) 647-7206 or email@example.com
Early Bird Pricing ends Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Please note that all power must be purchased through the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Everything from guest tickets and banner installation, to show guide advertising. Click the link above to get all your marketing opportunities.
Click the link above to find out all you need to know about move in and move out for the 2017 show.
Food Sampling Application
Please send completed form to Nicole-Ann Poitras
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.
Vancouver Fall Home Show - Canadian Customs Letter
D&S Customs Clearance Services Kit
D&S Shipping Services Kit
The Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront is located in the Coal Harbour neighbourhood of downtown Vancouver, just two blocks from the city’s famous Seawalland the Vancouver Convention Centre. Among the closest hotels to the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and within walking distance of all of downtown Vancouver’s top attractions including Stanley Park, Gastown and the Granville Street Entertainment District.
We have secured an exclusive rate for our exhibitors of $149/night.
Call 1-844-377-3118 to make your reservation or click here to book online
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.
|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.
If you need more than the number of badges allotted to your booth, then please fill out the Extra Exhibitor Badge Order Form before October 20 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 $9 each if lost, left at home, left in booth, a dog ate them etc.
Each year, the Vancouver Home Shows award 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, this brand new company has taken the initiative to design their space in a manner that truly sets them apart from other new companies.
|Going the Extra Mile
|Any company who has not only taken the initiative to design their booth space in a creative and thoughtful manner, but has also promoted the show and their involvement heavily in all social media channels, on their own website and in any form that is measurable by the panel of judges. Be sure to tag @VanHomeShows on Twitter and/or Instagram in your posts
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 Advertising, Lighting & Decor - Atomic2Lighting
Signage & Printing - Total Graphics
Graphics/Signage/Brochures.Literature Printing - New World Print
Audio/Video Rentals - 365 Productions
Custom Wall Tattoos & Vinyl - Surface Collective
Please click above to see information about companies contacting our exhibitors regarding "Fair Trade Guides" and other Scams.
Tyson Kidd, Show Manager
TysonK@mpeshows.com 604.639.2288 ext. 223
Amber Beaton, Exhibit Sales Consultant
AmberB@mpeshows.com 604.639.2288 ext. 222
Sheryl Weber, Exhibit Sales Consultant
On Maternity Leave. Returning Sept 2017
Zoe Watters, Show|Office Administrator
ZoeW@mpeshows.com 604.639.2288 ext. 225
Stephanie Gatzionis, Operations Coordinator
StephanieG@mpeshows.com 604.639.2288 ext. 224