The PGA of British Columbia is pleased to announce that the 2018 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.
Access the exhibitor registration form for the 2018 PGA of BC Buying Show coming soon. We look forward to welcoming you this October!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
TUESDAY OCTOBER 9
Sponsor Exhibitor Move-In*: 10:00am - 11:00am
General Exhibitor Move-In*: 11:00am - 5:00pm
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10
Show Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
PGA of BC Awards Reception: 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the River Rock Casino Resort
THURSDAY OCTOBER 11
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 2018 PGA of British Columbia Buying Show to come soon.
Booth prices at the 2018 PGA of BC Buying Show are as follows:
EARLY REGISTRATION: OPEN – JUNE 29, 2018 (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: JUNE 29 (after 4:00PM) – SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 (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
The 2018 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for prior approval.
May 1 - Registration Opens
June 29 - End of Early Registration Period
Sept. 14 - Final of Registration Period & Final Day for Ful Refunds (less $200 Admin Fee)
Sept. 30 - Final day of Refunds (less 50% Registration Fee)
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 for the 2018 PGA of BC Buying Show has now closed. Please contact email@example.com to inquire about late registration.
Registration Deadline: September 25, 2018
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.
Note that floor plan is subject to change without notice.
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:
- Graphic t-shirts
SHOW SERVICES PARTNER
Show in Motion
Surrey, BC V3W 3V6
Contact: Ms. Jaclyn Klassen
Please click here to view the 2018 Show in Motion's Exhibitor Services Manual
LOGISTICS & FREIGHT FORWARDING PARTNER
YRC Reimer Freight
3985 Still Creek Ave
Burnaby, BC V5C 4E2
Contact: Mr. Corey Crawford
SIGNAGE & BRANDING PARTNER
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
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.
2018 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 2018 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.
Ticket information coming soon.
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".
Rooms available at the River Rock Casino Resort using the PGABC Promo Code, starting at only $164/night (Regular Rate - $238).
All Buying Show information subject to change without notice. For additional Show information, please contact:
PGA of British Columbia