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The Made in BC Expo celebrates business in BC. All businesses in BC are welcome to apply to exhibit at Made in BC, but must meet the following requirements to be featured on surrounding the Powwow Arbour:

 

Date And Time:

Saturday April 18, 2020

10am to 5pm

Location:

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds

100-345 Powwow Trail

Kamloops, BC  V2H 1H1

 

Businesses must showcase:
  • Products made in BC
  • Experiences made in BC
  • Services provided in BC

If a business holds a Chamber membership in a community within the Province of BC, the business will be able to purchase booth space at the exclusive-member rate. All other businesses are welcome to purchase booth space at the regular rate.

 

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY TO BE CONSIDERED TO PARTICIPATE IN MADE IN BC.
  • Business support organizations
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Community associations
  • Charities
  • Causes

No political campaigns or causes are invited to exhibit at Made in BC

All applications will be reviewed by the Made in BC team and exhibitors will be notified a maximum of 1 week following their application.

BOOTH INFORMATION

Booths will be available for purchase upon acceptance into the Made in BC Expo. Pricing is as follows:

Exclusive Members Rate Chamber Member Non-Chamber Member
Regular Booth $550 $695
Artisan & Craft Market $250 $300

Regular Booth includes: Pipe and Drape 8′ back and 3′ side walls, skirted table. All other equipment and A/V requirements will come at an additional cost to exhibitors.

EXHIBITOR POLICIES AND SHOW CONDITIONS
Cancellation/Refund Policy

Exhibitors are liable for the full amount of the contracted space. Any monies paid are non-refundable and booths are not confirmed until payment has been received.

Insurance/Liability

Each exhibitor must have their own liability insurance for a minimum amount of $2 Million with the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and Blue Sky Consulting Ltd. added as an additional insured (at no charge). All property exhibited is at the exhibitor’s sole risk, and neither Made in BC management, nor building owners will assume any responsibility for the safety of exhibits against theft, robbery, fire, accidents or other mishaps.

Payment of Account

Accounts must be paid in full within five days of receiving the invoice and prior to exhibit day. Made in BC Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any exhibitor whose account has not been paid in full. Exhibitors may choose to purchase more than one booth space.

Event Policies

Exhibitors must bring their own extension cords and power bars. Any special needs must be made known to the Made in BC Management at the time of registration. Exhibitors may indicate location preference, however booth location will be at the discretion of Made in BC Management.

Move In/Move Out

Set-up will take place on Friday April 17, 2020 from 9am to 1pm and again on Saturday April 18, 2020 from 7am to 10am. All exhibitors MUST have their booth/items set-up complete by show opening at 10am on April 18.

Tear-down will take place on Saturday April 18, 2020 from 5pm to 7pm. No exhibitor shall dismantle or remove any part of their exhibit before show closing at 5pm. Should you start to dismantle prior to 5pm, you will not be invited back in future years and will be fined $500.

 

Alteration of Exhibits

In an effort to best serve the interests of the show, Made in BC Management reserves the right at any time, without prior notification, to alter exhibits, aisles, common areas, feature size, booth locations or those exhibits which unduly hamper visibility to other displays. Made in BC Management’s decision is final in this regard.

Subletting of Exhibit Space

Subletting of exhibitor space is prohibited.

Products Exhibited

Products exhibited are limited to those products identified and approved on the exhibit registration form and contract. Only products/services provided by the exhibitor shall be permitted for sale.

Staffing of Exhibits

Exhibitors must staff their exhibits at all times during the show. Volunteers can be made available upon request to help at the booth for a short window of time.

Labour Disputes
In the event of a labour dispute resulting in “picket activity” either as a result of an exhibitor labour dispute or any other action (including information line), Made in BC will not be liable for any loss of revenue from lack of consumer participation. If the exhibitor can eliminate any action by removal of their exhibit, they will be required to do so without compensation for the unused exhibit space.
General Public Admission

Please note this expo is free of charge for members of the general public to visit and attend. All exhibitors will receive a complementary exhibitor badge upon arrival at Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds.

Show Cancellation

Made in BC Management reserves the right at all times to change the dates of the show or to cancel the show altogether in cases or circumstances beyond the control of Made in BC Management, without the Exhibitor having any right to any compensation for any losses, costs, expenses or damage which arise out of or are in any way connected with such change or cancellation. Only monies paid will be returned in the event of a show cancellation.

Food & Beverage Services On Site

Food trucks will be invited to be on-site during the expo to provide food and beverage services. Items can be purchased at your own cost.

Exhibitor Resources

Upon successful approval of an exhibitor application, applicants will receive access to an Exhibitor Resources kit.

Additional Terms & Conditions

All tradeshow services are subject to 5% GST. Full payment is to be submitted, upon acceptance of the registration by the Made in BC Management, and it shall be a legally binding contract between the exhibitor and the Made in BC Management.

LOCATION

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Powwow Grounds
100-345 Powwow Trail
Kamloops BC V2H 1H1

DATE

April 18, 2020

SHOW HOURS

10:00am – 5:00pm

SETUP TIMES

April 17, 2020 from 9am to 1pm and April 18, 2020 from 7am to 10am
* if you require additional time or assistance, please indicate on the registration form

TEAR DOWN TIME

April 18, 2020 from 5pm – 7pm
No exhibitor shall dismantle or remove any part of their exhibit before show closing at 5pm. Should you start to dismantle prior to 5pm, you will not be invited back in future years and will be fined $500.

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