EXHIBITOR INFO & FAQ's

Q. I have questions regarding the show, whom should I contact?
A. Please contact Jason Lawrence at 204-803-3737 or at his email jason@poolspapatioshow.com

Q. What are the show dates and times?
A. SHOW DATES & HOURS:
Friday       Feb 16    12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday  Feb 17    10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday     Feb 18    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

MOVE IN DATES:
Move In Tuesday          Feb 13 (9am - 5pm)  
Move In Wednesday    Feb 14 (9am - 5pm)  
Move In Thursday        Feb 15 (9am - 5pm)

MOVE OUT DATES:
Move Out Sunday       Feb 18 (6pm - 9pm)
(Light Booths Only - No Forklift Available)
(NO MOVE OUT MONDAY - Louis Riel Day)
Move Out Tuesday      Feb 20(9am - 5pm)

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Q. What does the boothspace cost?
A. The cost for booth space starts at $800 per 10' x 10' booth for PHTCC Members. We understand that Pools & Spas are large items and you may need several booths to display your products. For 2018 we have put together a discounted pricing schedule for multiple booths. Please see our schedule here for multiple booth pricing. If you are not a member, the space is $1000 per booth flat with no discount. 

Q. I want to book booth space, where is a Contract I can download?
A. Please down load the contract here?
DOWNLOAD CONTRACT

Q. Are the show floor aisles carpeted? 
A. Yes. We wanted to create an upscale look for the show and all the aisles are carpeted. 

Q. Does my booth included a carpet or flooring? 
A. No. The Convention Centre floor is an exposed aggregate floor which does look satisfactory. If you install your own carpet you must use only Renfrew Double Coated Cloth Tape it is available from Central Display. We highly recommend that you use Central Display for your carpet needs. They have 4 colors and they have PRE-SHOW DISCOUNT on orders received 7 days before the show.      
CARPET RENTAL - CENTRAL DISPLAY

Q. Does my booth included a backdrop and side panels?
A. For 10’ x 10’ BOOTH EXHIBITORS (or multiples) you will get a back drop which is 8' High and 3' high side arms. Bulk Space Exhibitors have floor space only and their areas will be delineated with yellow floor markers.

Q. Does my booth space include electrical or water?
A. No. You will need to order that from the RBC Convention Centre. You will get special savings if you order early.
ELECTRICAL SERVICE ORDER FORM  
WATER FILL FOR HOT TUBS ORDER FORM  

Q. Where can I hang my banners?
A. If you have a backdrop you can hang a banner off of that metal frame. Central Display will have metal hooks for you at a small fee. If you have bulk space you will need to request the RBC Convention Centre to to have your have your banner hung. Please fill out this sheet below and send it in.
BANNER AND SIGN HANGING ORDER FORM

Q. Can I bring balloons to the show? 
No. Helium is prohibited at the Convention Centre.

Q. What other "Rules" are there? 
RBC Convention Centre has some very specific rules for Tradeshows. Please read these documents to make sure you are in full accordance with their policies. 
TRADESHOW REGULATIONS
FIRE AND SAFETY REGULATIONS

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Q. What is the PHTCC? 
A. The Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada, or PHTCC, is a national, not-for-profit association of companies, organizations and individuals involved in the aquatic leisure industry.  Members include builders and contractors, retailers, service providers, manufacturers and distributors of swimming pools, hot tubs and water feature products. The PHTCC represents the interests of the top companies that make up the pool and spa industry in Canada. Abiding by the Code of Ethics, Member companies perform to the highest standards of workmanship and service.  Our members promote the safe enjoyment of pools and hot tubs by sharing their knowledge with others. We encourage only the highest standards of quality and professionalism so that all Canadians can take pleasure from our products and services. 

Q. What does a PHTCC Membership cost, what are the other benefits and how do I join?
A. There are several classifications, but the two that are most applicable to this show are:
CLASS 5 - Pool and /or Spa Retailer, Builder, Service company. That employs more than 3 people per year.
$535 plus GST per Year  
or
CLASS 7 - Related Supplier ie Landscaper, Furniture Store, Sunroom Company, Deck Builder, 
$250 plus GST per Year

Not only do you save a minimum of $200 per booth at the Pool, Spa & Patio Show but membership with the PHTCC gives you many additional benefits. Please click the link to find out more information. 
 

INSURANCE REQUIRED

THE PHTCC requires a minimum liability insurance $2 Million from all exhibitors.

It is very easy. It's a quick call to your insurance company.

Please have your insurance company add the POOL-SPA-PATIO SHOW PRAIRIE CHAPTER as an additional insured on you liability insurance for the dates of Feb 14 to the 21.

 Please email me a copy to jason@poolspapatioshow.com

See the example on the side

 

  

 

 

 

SEE YOU AT MOVE IN DAY!