2017 PGA of BC Buying Show

Date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Thursday, October 12, 2017

The PGA of British Columbia is pleased to announce that the 2017 Buying Show will make its return to the Richmond Olympic Oval.

Since 2013, the Buying Show has featured industry exhibitors showcasing an array of products, including equipment, apparel, carts, accessories, golf balls, footwear, training aids, software, sunglasses, signage, and storage solutions, to name a few. The Buying Show serves as a one-stop-shop for all facilities in British Columbia. This event is attended by the majority of the PGA of BC membership, representing over 150 golf facilities throughout the province, making it the Industry's largest buying show in British Columbia.

The beautiful Richmond Olympic Oval is conveniently located five minutes from Vancouver International Airport and 20 minutes from both the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and downtown Vancouver. This facility 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!
 

LOCATION


Richmond Olympic Oval
6111 River Road
Richmond,BC V6X 3P8
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TUESDAY OCTOBER 10
Sponsor Exhibitor Move-In*: 10:00am - 6:00pm
General Exhibitor Move-In*: 11:00am - 6:00pm

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11
Show Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
PGA of BC Awards Reception: 5:30pm - 7:30pm at the River Rock Casino Resort

THURSDAY OCTOBER 12
Show Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Exhibitor Move-out: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

*Final Move-In times will be confirmed closer to event date.
 

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Exhibitor Registration for the 2017 PGA of British Columbia Buying Show is not yet open. To be notified upon opening, please contact donald@pgabc.org.


BOOTH PRICING
Booth prices at the 2017 PGA of BC Buying Show are as follows:

EARLY REGISTRATION: OPEN – JUNE 30, 2017 (4:00PM)

Early Registration Rate                                                   PGA of BC Partner Early Rate
Initial 10’x10’          $1,300                                                 Initial 10’x10’          $1,200
Additional 10’x10’   $825                                                  Additional 10’x10’   $775
 

REGULAR REGISTRATION: JULY 1 – SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 (4:00PM)

Regular Registration Rate                                             PGA of BC Partner Regular Rate
Initial 10’x10’          $1,400                                                Initial 10’x10’          $1,300
Additional 10’x10’   $875                                                 Additional 10’x10’   $825


BOOTH CONSTRUCTION
The 2017 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 donald@pgabc.org for prior approval.


IMPORTANT DATES
May 1 - Registration Opens
June 30 - End of Early Registration Period
Sept. 15 - Final of Registration Period & Final Day for Ful Refunds (less $200 Admin Fee)
Sept. 30 - Final day of Refunds (less 50% Registration Fee)

 

ATTENDEE INVITATIONS
The PGA of British Columbia Buying Show is a private show open to members of the PGA of BC with invitations sent to the BC Golf Industry. 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 information from manufacturers, no access will be granted to the general public.
 

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION
Attendee Registration for the 2017 PGA of British Columbia Buying Show is not yet open.


PARKING
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.
 

FLOOR PLAN
Exhibitor Registration for the 2017 PGA of British Columbia Buying Show is not yet available.
 

DRESS CODE
The PGA of British Columbia strongly encourages its members and guest to dress in Business formal attire.

Please note that the following attire will not be permitted to be worn by attendees at the Buying Show:

  • Denim
  • Shorts
  • Graphic t-shirts
  • Headwear

SHOW SERVICES PARTNER


Show in Motion
21-8528-123 St.
Surrey, BC V3W 3V6
604.599.1440
Contact: Ms. Sherani Theophilus
sherani@showinmotion.com

Please click here to view the 2016 Show in Motion's Exhibitor Services Manual


LOGISTICS & FREIGHT FORWARDING PARTNER

 

 

YRC Reimer Freight
3985 Still Creek Ave
Burnaby, BC V5C 4E2
Office: 604.431.5212
Cell: 604.968.0908

Contact: Mr. Corey Crawford
corey.crawford@yrcfreight.com

Please click here for YRC Reimer Freight's Quotation Form


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
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 grant@pgabc.org.

 

2017 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 2017 season. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm in the Whistler Ballroom at the River Rock Casino Resort. More details, including location, will be announced in the near future.

The 2017 PGA of BC Awards Tickets are not yet on sale.

 

PREFERRED ACCOMMODATION


Accent Inn - Vancouver Airport Hotel
10551 St. Edwards Dr.
Richmond, BC V6X 3L8
604.273.3311
(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 "1710PGAOFB".
 

All Buying Show information subject to change without notice. For additional Show information, please contact:

Donald Miyazaki
Executive Director
PGA of British Columbia
donald@pgabc.org
604-303-6766