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. 

CLICK HERE to access the exhibitor registration form and ensure your place at the 2017 PGA of BC Buying Show. 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 - 11:00am
General Exhibitor Move-In*: 11:00am - 5:00pm

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11
Show Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
PGA of BC Awards Reception: 6:00pm - 8:00pm 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 has now closed. Please contact donald@pgabc.org with any inquiries. 


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’          $1,500                                                Initial 10’x10’          $1,400
Additional 10’x10’   $975                                                 Additional 10’x10’   $900


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 BC Buying Show has now closed. Please contact donald@pgabc.org to inquire about late registration. 

Registration Deadline: September 27, 2017

Please click here to view list of Pre-Registered attending facilities


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 overflow parking locations.
 

FLOOR PLAN
Please click here to view the 2017 PGA of BC Buying Show Floor Plan
Note that floor plan is subject to change without notice.
 

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 by any attendee at the Buying Show and entry may be declined:

  • 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. Jaclyn Klassen
jaclyn@showinmotion.com

Please click here to view the 2017 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


SIGNAGE & BRANDING PARTNER

Thunderbolt Sign

Thunderbolt Sign can provide a variety of signage and branding solutions for your booth at the Buying Show and beyond. Its convenient location near the Richmond Olympic Oval makes it simple to pick up your order upon your arrival. Click here to see some of the products and services available through Thunderbolt Sign. 

Contact: Mr. Carl Rivera
604.644.6375
thunderbolt.van@gmail.com

 

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 PRESENTED BY REPLAY GOLF SUPPLIES


Please be sure to join us for the Annual PGA of BC Awards Celebration presented by Replay Golf Supplies, 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 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the Whistler Ballroom at the River Rock Casino Resort. 

Purchase tickets and find more event information by clicking here.

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".


The Westin Wall Centre
3099 Corvette Way
Richmond, BC V6X 4K3
(4 minutes from Richmond Olympic Oval)

Limited Rooms may still be available at the Westin Wall Centre, starting at only $169/night (Regular Rate - $222). To make a reservation, please contact Nick Ten at 604.893.7416 or nten@wallcentre.com and quote the PGA of BC Buying Show Group Rate.

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