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2016 PGA of BC Buying Show
2016 PGA OF BC BUYING SHOW
October 12-13, 2016
The PGA of BC is pleased to announce that the newly branded PGA of BC Buying Show will return for another year to the Richmond Olympic Oval in 2016.
Making its inaugural appearance at the new facility in 2013, the show features industry exhibitors showcasing an array of products, from equipment, apparel, carts, accessories, golf balls, footwear, training aids, software, sunglasses, signage, storage solutions, and more. The Show is attended by the majority of the PGA of BC membership, representing over 120 golf facilities throughout the province, making it the Industry's largest buying show in British Columbia.
The beautiful Richmond Olympic Oval is conveniently located 5 minutes from the Vancouver International Airport and twenty minutes from both the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and downtown Vancouver. The Oval boasts one of the most fascinating settings and meets all imaginable requirements of trade shows and exhibitions in the Metro Vancouver area. It is travel-friendly and ideally situated in a location that is conveniently accessible by members and exhibitors. We look forward to welcoming you this October!
Richmond Olympic Oval
6111 River Road
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tuesday, October 11
Exhibitor Move-In*: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, October 12
Show Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
PGA of BC Awards Reception: 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the River Rock Casino Resort
Thursday, October 13
Show Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibitor Move-out: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
* Move-in times will be offered on a scheduled basis. Details to be released closer to show date.
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Registration for the 2016 Buying Show has now closed.
Please note the following important dates:
Early registration will take place from May 2nd - June 30th, 2016 (4:00pm)
Regular registration will take place from July 1st - September 15th, 2016 (4:00pm)
Until September 15th: Cancellations will be accepted until September 15th with a full refund, less a $200 administration fee.
September 16th - September 30th: Cancellations will be accepted, less 50% of registration fee
After September 30th: All funds will be forfeited.
The PGA of BC Buying Show is primarily open to members of the PGA of BC. Members of other PGA of Canada Zones, NCGOA, CSCM and BCGSA are also welcome as our guests. Limited access is available to retail golf buyers. We regret to inform that due to the sensitivity of manufacturer pricing, no access will be granted to the general public.
PGA of Canada Members & Member Facilities: Click here
NGCOA, CSCM, & BCGSA Members: Click here
All other retailers: Click here
For more details, please contact Donald Miyazaki, Executive Director of the PGA of BC at 604.303.6766 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited onsite parking is available in the Richmond Olympic Oval's General Parkade on a first come, first served basis. Rates are just $1 per hour - please remember to take your ticket with you and pay prior to returning to your vehicle.
Once the lot is full, there is plenty of complimentary and pay parking locations within the proximity of the Richmond Olympic Oval. Please click here to view a map of the available overflor parking locations (2016 additional partking will be updated closer to the show).
Please click here for the 2016 PGA of BC Buying Show Floor Plan. Note that the floor plan is subject to change without notice.
Please note that the following attire will not be permitted to be worn by attendees at the Show:
· Graphic t-shirts
Booth prices at the 2016 PGA of BC Buying Show are as follows:
EARLY REGISTRATION: MAY 1 – JUNE 30, 2016 (4:00PM)
Early Registration Rate PGA of BC Sponsors & CGIA Member Rate
Initial 10’x10’ $1,250 Initial 10’x10’ $1,150
Additional 10’x10’ $800 Additional 10’x10’ $750
REGULAR REGISTRATION: JULY 1 – SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 (4:00PM)
Regular Registration Rate PGA of BC Sponsors & CGIA Member Rate
Initial 10’x10’ $1,450 Initial 10’x10’ $1,350
Additional 10’x10’ $950 Additional 10’x10’ $900
Booth Construction & Setup
The 2016 PGA of BC Buying Show will feature a Pipe & Drape Setup. All 10’x10’ booths will be furnished with one (1) table, two (2) chairs, and access to electricity. No hard walls or of similar presence will be permitted. Breaches to this policy will be subject to the immediate removal by the PGA of BC and no refunds will be granted. No exceptions will be made. All exhibitors will be granted two (2) designated exhibitor passes for the show. Should you have any concerns with your booth, please contact Donald Miyazaki at email@example.com for prior approval.
Regular Move-in will be on a scheduled basis in 30-minute appointment blocks. More details to follow.
Booth space is allocated on the basis of several factors. It is of primary concern to the PGA of BC that all exhibitors are pleased with their participation in the Buying Show. Sponsors of Association events and programs receive first considerations. Subsequent booth layout is subject to the decision made by the Buying Show Committee. The Richmond Olympic Oval has limited floor space & therefore the PGA of British Columbia will do its best to accommodate all exhibitors’ requests.
Move-Out will commence at 4:00pm on Thursday October 13th. Exhibitors tearing down booths prior to this time will be subject to fines and further discipline.
OFFICIAL SHOW SERVICES CONTRACTOR
Show in Motion
Contact: Ms. Sherani Theophilus
OFFICIAL FREIGHT FORWARDING PROVIDER
YRC Reimer Freight
3985 Still Creek Ave
Contact: Mr. Corey Crawford
Attendance to the PGA of BC Education component is complimentary but registration is encouraged. Please click here to register.
Wednesday October 12th
8:15-9:00am Promotional Planning for your Golf Shop - It's not just about slashing prices
Vanessa Salomons, Director of Retail, Monaghan Golf Group
12:00-12:45pm Golf Participation - Growing Your Path to Profit
Matthew Steinbach, Manager-Golf Participation, British Columbia Golf
Thursday October 13th
12:00-12:45pm Pursuing Excellence: A field manual for achieving more in the golf industry & life
Jason Sigurdson, General Manager & CEO, Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club
Increase your awareness by exposing your company through one of the PGA of BC's various Sponsorship Opportunities. For more information on how your company’s profile may be enhanced in front of the largest single annual gathering of golf industry buyers in British Columbia, please contact Grant Gray, Business Development Manager at 604.303.6766 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Current sponsorship opportunities available:
- PGA of BC Buying Show Lounge
- Other opportunities available upon request
2016 PGA OF BC AWARDS CELEBRATION
Please be sure to join us for the Annual PGA of BC Awards Celebration, honouring the incredible efforts and accomplishments of our members and partners throughout the 2016 season. The event will take place on Wednesday October 12th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm in the Whistler Ballroom at the River Rock Casino Resort. More details, including location, will be announced in the near future.
The 2016 PGA of BC Awards Tickets are not yet on sale.
Members & Sponsors: Please Click here
Non-Members: Please Click here
Accent Inn - Vancouver Airport Hotel
10551 St. Edwards Dr.
Richmond, BC V6X 3L8
(9 minutes from Richmond Olympic Oval)
Room Rates at the Accent Inn - Vancouver Airport start at only $104/night (Regular Rate - $119). To make a reservation, please click here and enter Promo/Corp ID "PGABC".
River Rock Casino Resort
8811 River Rd.
Richmond, BC V6X 3P8
(6 minutes from Richmond Olympic Oval)
Room Rates at the River Rock Casino Resorts start at only $139/night (Regular Rate - $199). To make a reservation, please click here and enter Group Code "1610PGAOFB".
All Buying Show information subject to change without notice. For additional Show information, please contact:
PGA of British Columbia