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.

Questions?
Contact Zoe Watters, Operations | Show Administrator
778.654.7709 or zoew@mpeshows.com

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

ALL POWER ORDERS MUST BE MADE THROUGH BC PLACE STADIUM EXHIBITOR SERVICES DIRECTLY.   CLICK HERE TO ORDER.

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. 

Floor Plan

Click here to view the 2020 floor plan. Note that it is subject to change.

 

Last updated Nov 28th, 2019

2020 Show Hours

Wednesday February 19, 2020
 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday February 20, 2020
 NOON - 9:00 p.m. 
Friday February 21, 2020
 NOON - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday February 22, 2020
 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday February 23, 2020
 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.

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HOW-TO SET UP YOUR COMPANY’S
EXHIBITOR LISTING

Instructions     Submissions

SHOW FACILITY:      

BC Place Stadium      
777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver BC V6B 4Y8     
604.669.2300


SHOW OFFICE:

The Show Office is located inside the east entrance, near the field level floor access.   
 

Exhibitor Lounge:

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 FORMS/INFO

Click the link above to order your electrical, booth cleaning, plumbing needs and more! 


Click Here to view BC Place forms for safety, waste management and more.

Advanced discounted rate deadline is February 4th.

REQUIRED READING & FORMS:

Please take some time to read through the Rules and Regulations:

 

BCHGS Rules Regulations 2020

You will not be listed on our website as an exhibitor unless you submit your listing.  New Instructions and Portal Password coming soon.
You will not be listed on our website as an exhibitor unless you submit your listing.  New Instructions and Portal Password coming soon.

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.

2020 BC Home and Garden Show Order Form

Move In & Out Information

2020 Move In & Move Out information will be made available closer to the show.

TRAFFIC DRIVERS

Click the link above to learn about advertising in the Official Show Guide, sponsorship opportunities, discounted client tickets, contest forms and so much more!

SHOW INSURANCE

Liability requirements are $2,000,000 and we require a copy of your policy sent to Zoe Watters to keep on file. 

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

Marketplace Events LLC. Our address is:
1847 West Broadway, Suite 212
Vancouver, BC
V6J 1Y6

HUB International is happy to assist any exhibitors looking to purchase Show Insurance, but you may also go through your own insurance provider. 

CLICK HERE to order insurance through Hub Insurance 

PARKING

Coming soon

EXHIBITOR BADGES

*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. If you require more than the allotted amount, please fill out the Extra Badge Form and send it zoew@mpeshows.com

BCHGS20 Exhibitor Badge Order Form

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.

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. 

Show Hotel

Sandman Hotel

Sandman Hotel

180 W Georgia St

Vancouver, BC

 


The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre is conveniently located in the heart of the City’s entertainment district.  Just steps away from public transit, tourist attractions, various restaurants and shopping options. 

Hotel features include:
303 well appointed guest rooms
Moxies Grill & Bar
Shark Club Sports Bar & Grill
Room Service
Georgia Athletic Club
Pool and Hot Tub
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Onsite parking – fee applies

Please call 1.800.726.3626, or email reservations@sandman.ca, and reference the group code 1142529. See the BCHGS here!

*Rooms are subject to availability.

OFFICIAL CARRIER & CUSTOMS BROKER

Davidson & Sons Event Logistics/TWI Canada Canada are who we partner with for Exhibit Transportation & Customs Clearance services 

Please ensure you fill out BOTH forms below and send orders to orders@twigroup.com.

TWI - D&S ORDER FORM - FILLABLE

TWI - COMMERCIAL INVOICE - FILLABLE

BC PLACE SHIPPING LABEL

Coming soon

FOOD SAMPLING

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.

 

Food Sampling Application

Send completed form to Nicole-Ann Poitras
nicole@purplechili.ca

BOOTH AWARDS!

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 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
  
Gardens Gold/Silver/Bronze


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

 

OTHER

Custom wall tattoos, signage & vinyl - Dado Designs Inc
Brochure & literature printing - VanPrint

Tell Us About New Products

"What's new this year?"

Submit a new product by clicking here. Outline the new product, services and ideas you will be offering visitors attending this show.

Contact Us

Tyson Kidd, Show Manager
TysonK@mpeshows.com  778.654.7708

Amber Beaton, Senior Sales Consultant
AmberB@mpeshows.com  778.654.7701

Zoe Watters, Operations | Show Administrator
ZoeW@mpeshows.com  778.654.7709